As a service to the population health community, IAPHS provides brief notices of job, training and funding opportunities, as well as conferences, calls for papers, new publications, and other time-sensitive information. Please click each topic below and then on a title to link to the full information about each announcement.
The US Office of Management and Budget requests comments on proposals put forward by the Federal Interagency Working Group for Research on Race and Ethnicity for revisions to OMB's Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Comments are due in writing to OMB by April 29, 2017.
An international symposium hosted by the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health. Sept. 7-8, 2017. Abstract deadline: 7/1/17. Earlybird registration deadline: 7/1/17
Conference will be held October 2-4, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Deadline April 7 for submissions of panels, papers, and "you tell us" sessions.
14th International Conference on Urban Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals
Deadline is March 17, 2017 for abstracts for oral and poster presentations, panels and workshops. The conference is September 26-29, 2017 in Coimbra, Portugal.
Deadline for abstract March 1. One-day conference connecting graduate students, early career researchers, and more established scholars who conduct high-quality research on contemporary population issues in South Asia. April 10th, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics include health, mortality, aging, and other non-health focused topics.
October 5-6 2017 at the University of Denver, CO; proposals may be submitted any time.
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from August 14 - 18, 2017. The HDRI aims to support the development of minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science. Application process opens soon.
The candidate will be involved in all aspects of data collection in Malawi; will contribute to data analyses related to the prevalence and correlates of adverse childhood experiences; and will be expected to prepare research manuscripts and presentations. Deadline March 18th, 2017.
The online journal, Progress in Community Health and Partnership, is looking for a new editor in chief. Deadline May 1, 2017.
Digital Communications Manager, Senior Project Manager, and Project Manager Positions at the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality
NICHQ is hiring for three positions, seeks to make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives.
The newly created Center for Health Equity will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City and ensure that the city deploys resources to reduce health and mental hygiene disparities across all neighborhoods. Deadline April 25, 2017
Position in Department of Psychology and Social Behavior with focus on the Crossroads Study that was designed to identify the long-term effects of juvenile justice system involvement on youth outcomes. Deadline April 15, 2017.
The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI), a unique research center dedicated to improving the health of Chicagos urban communities, is seeking an epidemiologist to: Conduct independent and collaborative research that will advance the SUHI mission; Seek funding opportunities and lead grant writing activities in line with SUHI strategies; Provide guidance regarding study design, data analysis, and methodology to both epidemiologic and health intervention research endeavors; Lead and support the preparation of manuscripts for publication using a variety of data sources, including Sinai Community Health Survey data, vital records, and claims data. Specific responsibilities may include: supervising and mentoring other research staff and medical students; managing study activities, data, and reports; analyzing data sets using appropriate statistical methods; and identifying and obtaining new funding sources. The selected applicant will be expected to contribute to the intellectual development of SUHI as a whole as time allows. The successful applicant will have the following qualifications: o PhD in public health (such as Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a closely related field) and at least 5 years of relevant work experience OR a MS/MPH in public health or a related field and at least 5 years of relevant work experience; o Evidence of ability to generate external funds, including federal funding, for research; o Experience leading epidemiological and/or community health intervention research, including experience as a Principal Investigator on nationally-funded projects; o Advanced analytical skills, including experience with a statistical programming package (preferably Stata); o Strong record of peer-reviewed publications; o Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences; o Comfortable working with others in a diverse team environment. The candidate should have exceptional attention to detail, as well as the ability to think critically and prioritize among numerous activities. An interest in social epidemiology and the use of epidemiological research as tools in addressing the needs of urban and vulnerable communities is a plus. If interested, please apply online through www.Sinai.org/careers. If you have specific questions about the position or SUHI, please contact Maureen Benjamins at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like the candidate to start as soon as possible, but no later than July 1, 2017.
Douglas County Government in Lawrence, Kansas. Responsible for directing and facilitating the assessment and evaluation of current or proposed community behavioral health programs in partnership with area public and private agencies. No deadline specified.
Temporary position to start late Spring/early Summer for a graduate student experienced in analysis of Add Health, particularly fertility history data.
Syracuse University Maxwell of Citizenship and Public Affairs. No deadline specified.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Population Health Institute. Apply by March 1.
Medical Research Institute is seeking candidates for its inaugural Distinguished Chair in Population Health. No deadline specified.
June 12 - June 30, 2017 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD. Short, intensive courses in epidemiologic principles and methods as well as in specialized topic areas.
June 19-24, in Houston, Texas. The goal is to provide a comprehensive understanding of health disparities and to provide participants with a broad base of knowledge to a biopsychosocial approach.
Register anytime for June 2017 short courses that offer knowledge and skills for advancing population health research. The courses are offered in New York City and in online distance learning formats. Apply by April 1st for 10% off EPIC 2017 Classes.
June 12-16, 2017, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This five-day workshop will orient participants to the content and structure of the Core PSID, its special modules, and the PSID Child Development Supplement and PSID Transition into Adulthood Supplement. Applications for stipends are due April 14 .
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University: an Executive Master of Science in Epidemiology on a schedule that accommodates working professionals. June 1 application deadline for fall 2017.
June 5-9, 2017: Summer Workshop providing an introduction to the HRS that will enable participants to use the data for research. Part of the University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques. May 15 application deadline.
Three short on-line summer courses: Introduction to Big Data for Social Scientists; Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Social Scientists; Introduction to Python for Social Scientists.
Deadline March 29, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; policy leadership training for doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds representing a wide variety of research-focused disciplines.
The application deadline is March 1. This is a paid opportunity for mid-career professionals to spend one year in FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) in Maryland.
To be held in Philadelphia, PA on March 27-29, 2017. Bringing together health professionals to share best practices, case studies, expert insights and industry trends.
The University of Utah Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity. Focuses in health inequities, behavioral risk factors, and the use of state of the science mobile health technologies. Open until filled.
Brown University Population Studies & Training Center. Postdoctoral Research Associate. Providence, RI. Position open until filled.
Deadline March 8, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; provides leadership training and research experience to teams working on community-engaged, action-oriented, equity-focused health research.
Deadline March 8, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; three-year leadership program for health care providers and practitioners to develop skills to lead communities and organizations toward a Culture of Health.
Inviting projects that address issues in the following domains: Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors. Will award up to $2 million in grants through this program. All applications must be received by April 14, 2017 at 3 PM ET.
NIH PA-17-091, R01 program announcement; contains links for companion announcements PA-17-092 (R21); standard NIH application dates. First deadlines are June 5, 2017 and June 16, 2017 respectively.
RFA-MD-17-004, reissue of RFA-MD-15-007. The purpose of this program is to build capacity and research infrastructure and to facilitate minority health and health disparities research at eligible institutions.Deadline May 1, 2017.
NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence for Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54)
RFA-MD-17-005, reissue of RFA-MD-002 & RFA-MD-11-003, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), will support specialized center cooperative agreement awards to conduct research, research education, and community engagement research activities focused on minority health or reducing health disparities. Deadline April 14, 2017.
NIH PAR-17-151 (R01); contains link for PAR-17-150 (R21). Application dates May 22, 2017, April 4, 2018, April 4, 2019.
NIH RFA-MD-17-003. Deadline March 7, 2017.
Funding opportunity for organizations and community groups to promote enrollment and retention in the All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Deadline March 24, 2017.
NIH PAR-16-221 (R01); contains link for PAR-16-222 (R21). Application dates April 11, 2017; April 11, 2018; April 11, 2019.
NIH PA-16-146 (R01); contains link for PA-16-147 (R21); standard NIH application dates.
NIH PAR-16-278 (R21). Standard NIH application dates.
NIH PAR-16-360 (K01). Standard dates apply.
NIH PAR-16-052 (R21); Applications dates February 22, 2017; December 14, 2017.
NIH PAR-16-292 (R21); Applications dates August 31, 2017; August 31, 2018.
NSF: develop long-term partnerships (research centers) among industry, academe, and government. Next full proposal deadline February 28, 2017. Thereafter, preliminary proposals due each year on the 3rd Wednesday of April and 3rd Wednesday of October; full proposals due each year on the third Wednesday in June and the third Wednesday in December.
Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)
NSF: develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study; Full proposal deadline February 27, 2017.
NIH PAR-16-256; Application dates June 7, 2017; February 7, 2018; June 7 2018; February 7, 2019; June 7, 2019
NIH PAR-16-255; Application dates February 15, 2017; June 15, 2017; February 15, 2018; June 15 2018; February 15, 2019; June 14, 2019.
NIH PAR-16-080; R01 program announcement; contains links for companion announcements PAR-16-079 (R03) and PAR-16-078 (R21); standard NIH application dates.
Deadline February 28, 2107 for pilot proposals for research on potential explanations, especially related to social disparities in health, of the worsening of America’s population health.
Deadline March 10, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; supports research that builds the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health.
Deadline March 13, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; award for the most effect app or tool to help the average consumer navigate the health care system.
Coordinating Efforts to Enhance Hospitals’ Role in Population Health Deadline: March 1, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Deadline: March 1, 2017. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Kresge Foundation; supports projects that create and inform innovative approaches to improving population health. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
Kresge Foundation; supports projects on healthy housing and neighborhoods, healthy food systems that benefit low-income communities, and equitable transportation and land use. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
A Research Community Forum hosted by Hackensack University Medical Center, April 4-5, 2017 at the Hilton Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ. Staff of the Office of Human Research Protections will examine several important issues that arise from the use of big data. Register at: http://www.cvent.com/d/yvql9b.
A technical assistance webinar about applying for the new NIMHD funding opportunity for specialized research centers to address health disparities. The webinar will begin at Wednesday, March 29 3:00pm EDT. Registration required.
April 3, 2017, 8:30-5:00 in Baltimore Md. Speakers include William Julius Wilson, Alex Kotlowitz, Kathy Edin, Andrew Cherlin, and more. Discount for early registration ends March 29.
April 27 and 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. The conference will explore the latest findings and recommendations on adolescent sleep and the implications for health, well-being and performance.
Webinar, April 5, 2017. 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT. Carley Riley and Brita Roy of 100M Lives will present the evolving measurement framework for 100 Million Healthier Lives and discuss key data and measurement opportunities and challenges.
PBR Webinar for the Policy Communication Toolkit How-To Guide to be held March 15th, 2017.
Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP will provide a history of Medicare and its impact on civil rights. She will discuss key milestones, review recent changes and what the future holds. Philadelphia, PA. April 12, 2017
The Roundtable on Health Literacy’s Workshop on Facilitating Health Communication with Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Populations
National Academy of Medicine: This is a one-day public workshop that will feature presentations and discussion on facilitating health communication related to immigrant, refugee, and migrant populations through the use of health literate approaches. Oakland, CA. March 15, 2017.
National Academy of Medicine:T his public workshop will bring together key stakeholders from government, academia, industry, and disease-focused organizations to explore and advance efforts to identify biomarkers of neuroinflammation that can be validated and used in clinical development and regulatory decision making. Washington, DC (or webinar). March 20-21, 2017.
National Academy of Medicine: The committee will hold its second meeting. Washington DC (or Webinar) March 22, 2017
SPRINT is designed to foster, grow and nurture an innovation ecosystem for behavioral interventionists. An in-person kickoff workshop will be held April 17-19 in Rockville, MD. Applications are due February 23.
June 26-28, 2017; California Endowment, Los Angeles. ?Opportunity ?to ?learn ?about ?health ?issues ?that ?affect ?mobile ?populations. ?
Systems of Power: Recalling Our Past, Restructuring Our Future: February 24, 2017, 8:00am5:00pm; William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill NC. Webcast viewers welcome.
May 22, 2017. Sponsored by NYU School of Medicine's Department of Population Health. The “Health And…” Conference series brings together leading investigators, policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders who work at the intersection of health and its many determinants. Keynote by New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett.
April 27-29 in Chicago IL.
Apr 27 - May 1, 2017; San Antonio, TX.
Sevilla, Spain; March 15-18, 2017
Open meeting and webcast, Roundtable on Population Health Improvement, March 13, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern).
March 27-29, 2017, Philadelphia, PA. Bringing together health professionals to share best practices, case studies, expert insights and industry trends.
April 25th, 2017. NIH Campus, Bathesda, MD. Details Forthcoming.
April 26, 2017; 5:00-6:30 PM; Hilton Chicago, Michigan Room. What are the implications of changing policy environments for population health research agendas? Cosponsored by IAPHS and the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.
April 25-26, 2017, Hilton Chicago. The preliminary program features presentations on reproductive health. For more information, email email@example.com.
March 29 - April 1, 2017; San Diego, CA.
April 6 - 8, 2017 in Austin TX.
Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention by Communities to Promote Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health in Children: Proceedings of a Workshop
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Forum on Promoting Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health. Summarizes presentations and discussions from a workshop June 9-10, 2016 which examined the implementation of evidence- based prevention by communities. Participants examined questions related to scaling up, managing, and sustaining funding in communities. Released 3/23/17.
Building the Science of Population Health: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program 2001–2016 and Beyond
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health & Society Scholars (HSS) program has just released a new report that summarizes how the program was carried out and highlights lessons learned based on 13 years of experience in producing interdisciplinary population health scientists.
Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters: Strategies, Opportunities, and Planning for Recovery
National Academy of Medicine: approaches to disaster recovery that mitigate disaster impacts on health and promote healthy communities.
National Academy of Medicine: workshop proceedings.
National Academy of Medicine: how the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee selection process can be improved to provide more transparency, eliminate bias.
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) contributing writer Lisa Sage blogs about the impact of behavior in health research; entry in COSSAs Why Social Science blog.
International Journal for Equity in Health celebrates its 15th anniversary with an article collection that that covers innovative methodologies, theoretical perspectives, and interventions that promote equity in health or its understanding.
Office of Behavior and Social Sciences Research Director Bill Riley blogs about why the social sciences are important in NIH-funded research; and entry in COSSAs Why Social Science blog.
National Academy of Medicine, issued January 17, 2017.
The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History and the Future
New publication by Danton Conley and Jason Fletcher.
Provides practitioners and other users with examples of both applied methods/techniques and data sources available for conducting public health research. Editors: Nazrul M. Hoque, Bevery Pecotte, and Mary A. McGehee.
National Academy of Medicine, issued January 11, 2017.
National Academy of Medicine, issued January 10, 2017
National Academy of Medicine, issued January 5, 2017
National Academy of Medicine, issued January 4, 2017