In October 2017, research experts in obesity and diabetes prevention – including WU-CDTR Director Dr. Debra Haire-Joshu, SDBA Core Lead Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika and WU-CDTR Member Dr. Monica Baskin – convened at the National Institutes of Health to engage in a workshop to brainstorm new research directions for eliminating disparities in obesity and type 2 […]
The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research in Oakland California is now accepting applications for this 2 year, fully-funded postdoctoral fellowship in diabetes translational research; the position would start in July 2020 and be based in Oakland California. Potential applicants should contact the T32 Director, Dr. Julie Schmittdiel at Julie.A.Schmittdiel@kp.org. Learn more about the fellowship […]
The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, is offering a Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science Graduate Certificate designed to address a local and national need for rigorous training in D&I Science in health services research. The D&I Science Graduate Certificate Program is designed to provide pragmatic training to […]
Researchers are frequently engaged in developing and testing new behavioral interventions. In this lecture we will discuss different methods for estimating the cost of new interventions. Target audience: This course is primarily designed for researchers who would like an introduction to methods of cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact analysis as applied to health services and […]
WU-CDTR partner, the Council on Black Health (CBH), was awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for $785,000. The grant will support an inter-organizational partnership to advance health and wellness for Black children and families. The award was received in collaboration with the NAACP, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 100 Black Men of […]
On October 30th, the Washington University Institute for Public Health (IPH), convened local and national researchers, public health practitioners, and community partners for the 12th Annual IPH Conference, “Healthy Moms, Health Babies: Paving the Path to Reproductive Equity.” During the full day event, co-hosted by the Center for Diabetes Translation Research (WU-CDTR), attendees participated in […]
The Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health and the Washington University Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control (WashU-ISCCC) are requesting applications for their sixth annual “Next Steps in Public Health: Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Proposal Development Bootcamp.” The Bootcamp will be held on February 13th, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the […]
The Interdisciplinary Association for Public Health Sciences calls for new abstract submissions for its 2020 conference. Abstracts may be accepted for Poster or Oral presentations. The submission deadline is March 9, 2020. To learn more about submission requirements, visit the IAPHS website.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) invites all researchers and healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care and research to its 80th Scientific Sessions, which will run from June 12th to 16th, 2020 at the the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Abstract submissions are now open and will be accepted until January 13, 2020. Visit […]
Dr. Ross Brownson, WU-CDTR Associate Director and Steven H. and Susan U. Lipstein Distinguished Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis, is featured in a recent interview with the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP). In the interview, Brownson, who also directs the Prevention Research Center in St. Louis and serves as […]
The Obesity Society (TOS) 2019 Call for Abstracts is open from March 22 to April 22, 2019. Decisions on accepted abstracts will be emailed in late July from firstname.lastname@example.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 5, Wednesday, November 6 or Thursday, November 7. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through […]
On February 15th, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced the 2019 awardees for the Pathway to Stop Diabetes® grant program. WU-CDTR member, Dr. Ebony Carter was named a Pathway Accelerator Awardee, receiving $1.625 million over the five-year grant term. The Pathway Accelerator Award is designed to support exceptional, independent early-career researchers who have distinguished themselves […]
The National Institutes of Health invites grant applications (R21 Clinical Trials Optional) for exploratory developmental research to improve Native American (NA) health. Letters of intent are due 30 days prior to application deadline. The application deadline is May 14, 2019. For more details, click here.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation calls for proposals for its national program Evidence for Action (E4A). The program provides funding for research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. E4A supports rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being, and equity […]
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health will be hosting a Summer Institute with courses tailored to American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, health professionals, and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities. The Center for American Indian Health provides financial support for interested researchers and […]
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting their Pathways to Prevention Workshop on Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services on June 19th and 20th, at 8:30 am ET. The workshop will examine current scientific evidence on achieving health equity in the use of clinical preventive services, specifically in the areas of cancer, heart […]
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) invites promising, early-career minority health/health disparities research scientists to apply to the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI). The program will take place on August 12-16 in Bethesda, MD. Click here for further information on the program application and registration.
Dr. Ebony Carter has received a Mentored Patient-Oriented Career Development Award (K23) to study the impact of group prenatal diabetes care in improving health outcomes for low-income African-American women with type 2 and gestational diabetes. Carter’s pilot program, Diabetes Centering Pregnancy (Diabetes CP), seeks to work with women with increased risks of developing post-partum cardiovascular […]
The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translation Sciences will be hosting a symposium with poster sessions on January 15, 2019 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) from 10am to 3pm. The ICTS is soliciting posters relevant to broad themes in implementation, innovation, and entrepreneurship, including but not limited to: Engaging stakeholders in […]