National Research Service Award (NRSA) Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training Program in Health Services Research
Welcomes applications from physicians, dentists, and other post-doctoral trainees as well as pre-doctoral students already admitted to degree candidacy in the NC-CH departments of Health Policy and Administration, Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, Health Behavior and Health Education, Biostatistics, Pharmacy, Sociology, Geography, Economics, Anthropology, or Political Science. The emphasis of the training program is the organization, financing, utilization, quality and evaluation of personal health care services and public policies for ensuring access to such services.
Trains primary care physicians for academic careers with an emphasis on research. The two to three-year fellowship provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and expereince to pursue an individual research program. Course work in the various departments of the School of Public Health, seminars in the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Clinical Scholars Program's Core Curriculum, weekly works-in-progress seminars, and mentoring by clinical and research faculty contribut to the fellow's research preparation.
Assist persons with a doctoral degree in sociology, psychology, anthropology, social work, psychiatry, public health or related fields to gain experience in applying research methods to the systematic analysis and evaluation of mental health, substance abuse services, and their associated public policy issues. The emphases of the training program are the organization, financing, utilization, quality, and evaluation of care services; public policies for ensuring access to such services; and the social epidemiology of mental and substance abuse disorders.
This two-year fellowship supported by the National Institutes of Health is designed for obstetricians and gynecologists to learn clinical research and advanced epidemiologic methods. Fellows will design, implement, and conduct their own research in an academically rigorous and collaborative environment with combined resources from Duke, UNC and FHI. This program fosters the development of skills needed to be a self-sustained professional in women’s health research and to expand the number of researchers within the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.