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Promoting Indigenous Research Leadership (PIRL)

Training

Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and hosted by the Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIRHE) at Montana State University and the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Promoting Indigenous Research Leadership (PIRL) is a three-day workshop designed to promote the research careers of Indigenous and other early-career faculty working with Indigenous communities. The workshop helps faculty investigators foster a sense of community, improve leadership and grant application skills, and receive the career support they need.

Applications are now open and are due by 11:59 p.m. (Mountain time) on February 16, 2020. Notification of selection will occur by March 23.

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RWJF Leadership Development Program

Training

Leadership for Better Health

Today’s health challenges are influenced by factors well beyond the clinic walls, from our access to economic opportunity to the safety of our surroundings. Through its leadership development programs, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports and connects change leaders nationwide who are working to build a Culture of Health.

Applications are due by March 11, 2020

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CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars (CUPS) Program

Training

CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity internship opportunities for eligible undergraduate and graduate students to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings. See the various opportunities below:

  • Columbia University Medical Center – Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) – The Summer Public Health Scholars Program is a 10-week summer training program for undergraduates entering their junior or senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about their career goals. This is a rigorous program which includes Public Health coursework at Columbia University; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members, ensuring students’ exposure to the breadth and importance of public health as a career option.
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute – Maternal Child Health Careers / Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement-Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP) – The MCHC/RISE-UP Program is a 10-week summer public health leadership program designed for undergraduates in their junior and senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of the MCHC/RISE-UP orientation). MCHC/RISE-UP focuses on the social determinants of health, elimination of health disparities, and evaluation and treatment of developmental disabilities.
  • Morehouse College – Project IMHOTEP – Morehouse College’s Project IMHOTEP is an 11-week summer internship designed to increase the knowledge and skills of underrepresented minority students in biostatistics, epidemiology, and occupational safety and health, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE). Interns will culminate their experience by developing a research manuscript suitable for publication in a scientific journal and giving an oral poster presentation to their peers, mentors and other public health professionals.
  • Morehouse College – Public Health Leader Fellowship Program (MC PHLFP) Program – The CDC Public Health Leader Fellowship Program (PHLFP) is a rigorous 10-week summer program designed to prepare underrepresented, culturally sensitive, undergraduate students for leadership roles in the field of public health. A principal aim of the program is reducing health disparities.
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health – Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) – The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) is a 10-week residential program at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health (UM-SPH) designed to encourage underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. The program is meant to foster knowledge of, excitement about, and commitment to health equity.
  • UCLA – Public Health Scholars Training Program – The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program is an 8-week residential summer training program that will expose undergraduate students to the field of public health. The program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the field of public health through hands-on training, structured workshops, group excursions, and leadership and professional development.
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute – Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (Ferguson Fellows) – The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, a 10-week summer program that provides a research-based educational and professional development experience for students interested in infectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and health disparities research.

Applications for all programs due January 31, 2020.

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Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities

Grant Opportunities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Short Title: Circles of Care) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. Circles of Care grant recipients will focus on the need to reduce the gap between the need for mental health services and the availability of such services for the target population. The program has a strong emphasis on cross-system collaboration, inclusion of family, youth and community resources, and cultural approaches.

Posted Date: Jan. 7, 2020
Applications Due: March 9, 2020

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Call for Abstracts: Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety Summit

Tribal injury and injury prevention practitioners, researchers, and partners are invited to submit abstracts for the first Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety Summit taking place at the Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, NM May 19-21, 2020. Abstracts may focus on transportation injury and prevention programs or research.

Submission Deadline:
Abstracts will be submitted at http://db.aastec.net/tmvss/index.html, and the deadline for submitting an abstract is January 17th, 2020 by 5:00PM (MST). Speakers will be notified no later than January 31th, 2020.

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