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Apply Now: Advancing Community Health Intervention Research Summer Education Program

Introduction and Overview

Are you passionate about addressing health disparities through innovative approaches? Do you thrive in collaborative environments where diverse perspectives tackle complex issues? If so, the upcoming Modelers and Storytellers: Transdisciplinary Training to Advance Community Health Intervention Research might be the perfect opportunity for you.

The need to address health disparities has never been more urgent in today’s world. The UCLA Fielding School of Health offers a unique two-week virtual summer research education program to meet this challenge. The goal is to equip predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and early-career researchers with the tools and knowledge they need to apply systems and data science methods to community-engaged health disparities research.

What to Expect

During the program, participants will explore the world of systems and data science, learning how to collaborate with researchers from various disciplines effectively. Through interactive sessions and hands-on projects, participants will gain practical experience applying modeling tools to real-world health issues. The program aims to empower participants to translate research findings into actionable solutions that make a difference in communities affected by health disparities.

Key Details

The program will run from Monday, June 17 to Tuesday, July 2, 2024, with sessions scheduled from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. All sessions will be conducted via Zoom, offering flexibility and accessibility to participants. The program is free and expects participants to attend all sessions to maximize their learning experience and engagement with the material.

How to Apply

Visit the online application more details, including a full list of eligibility criteria and application instructions..

Applications from students and researchers across diverse disciplines, including public health, statistics, computer science, systems engineering, and related fields are welcome. The review of applications is on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of Monday, March 11 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

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