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The Year in Reflection
NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Dr. Michael Lauer, takes a look back at 2018 in this Open Mike blog post.
NIH Statement on Sexual Harassment in Science
This Open Mike blog post discusses the steps NIH is taking to combat sexual harassment in science.
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Looking for possible collaborators? This interactive map provides links to IPE centers, programs, and initiatives.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) announces five new members to its National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health:
- Roni L. Evans, PhD, DC, MS, research director of the Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program and associate professor, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
- Diana H. Fishbein, PhD, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Program for Translational Research on Adversity and Neurodevelopment, Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Richard Harris, Ph.D, associate professor of Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
- Kendi Hensel, DO, PhD, FAAO, associate professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth.
- Justin L. Sonnenburg, PhD, associate professor of microbiology and immunology and principal investigator of The Sonnenburg Lab, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine.
Additionally, in this blog post, Helene, Langevin, MD, Director at NCCIH, offers her thoughts on The Importance of Research on Health and Well-Being.
Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine is offering the Osteopahic Health Policy Fellowship, a year-long leadership training program designed to give osteopathic physicians the skills they need to analyze, formulate, and implement health policy on the local, state, and national levels with the purpose of increasing access to affordable, quality health care. Applications are due by April 30, 2019.
2019 NIH Regional Seminar
The Spring 2019 NIH Regional Seminar will be held in Baltimore on May 15-17. The link provides registration information and a video regarding what to expect at the seminar.
Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health
The University of Washington Department of Global Health will offer a 1-week intensive course on the emerging field of Implementation Science. Course dates are August 26-30 at the UW in Seattle. Application deadline is May 15.
NIH Funding Opportunities & Notices
Other Funding Opportunities
John Templeton Foundation
Templeton has a number of interests and funds a wide variety of research projects and organizations focused on encouraging application of science to open-mindedness and advances in the spiritual domain. Templeton will fund a wide variety of mechanisms, including conferences, curriculum and program development, publications, fellowships, and research, and favors proposals where the applicant has sought or secured partial funding from another source.
PCORI Funding Opportunities
This page lists all open and upcoming opportunities available through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.