The Obesity Society: 2019 Call for Abstracts

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 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 […]

Dr. Ebony Carter receives ADA Pathway Grant

On February 15th, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced the 2019 awardees for the Pathway to Stop Diabetes® grant program. 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 […]

Funding Opportunity | Research to Improve Native American Health

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.      

Funding Opportunity | E4A: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

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 […]

Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Summer Institute

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 […]

NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop

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 […]

NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute

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. Carter awarded K23 for pilot on prenatal care for diabetes

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 […]

Call for Abstracts | ICTS Symposium

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 […]