Conferences and Training Opportunities



7th International African-Caribbean

Cancer Consortium Conference

Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston Jamaica

October 11 - 14, 2019

  

REGISTRATION

Conference Registration deadline – October 10, 2019

 

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CME credits will be provided for attending the conference



 

There are a lot of attractions available in Kingston for those who wish to sight-see as well as day tours and possible overnight stay packages on the North Coast as well.

 

We look forward to seeing you in Jamaica in October!


OBSSR Update: Now Accepting Applications for the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)

The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) in coordination with a number of National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutes and Centers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), are hosting this training institute to provide participants with a thorough grounding in conducting D&I research in health across all areas of health and health care. In 2019, the institute will utilize a combination of a 5-month online course (six modules with related assignments) between September 3, 2019 and January, 2020 culminating in a 2-day in-person training to be held January 23-24, 2020, in Bethesda, MD. Faculty and guest lecturers will consist of leading experts in theory, implementation, and evaluation approaches to D&I; creating partnerships and multilevel, transdisciplinary research teams; research design, methods, and analyses appropriate for D&I; and conducting research at different and multiple levels of intervention (e.g., clinical, community, policy).

Participants will be expected to return to their home institutions prepared to share what they have learned at the institute to help further the field of D&I research (e.g., giving talks, leading seminars, forming new collaborations, mentoring, submitting D&I grant proposals, etc.).

Application deadline: Sunday, June 23, 2019

For a background on the training institute, please see this article published January 24, 2013: "The U.S. training institute for dissemination and implementation research in health." Implementation Science 2013 8:12.

For more information and to apply, visit the TIDIRH 2019 website

For questions about the training please contact OBSSR program staff at TIDIRH@nih.gov.

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