This program seeks to
recruit and rigorously train qualified and motivated trainees
in epidemiologic research on cardiovascular diseases and
related chronic diseases in minority populations. Training
will encompass required and elective didactic experiences
(including formal coursework if necessary) selected to meet
each trainee’s specific needs, as well as rigorous mentored
research experience under close supervision of at least 2
senior mentors as well as a junior mentor.
Postdoctoral applicants must
have received their doctoral degree (MD or PhD) by the time of
appointment. PhD applicants should have a doctoral degree in
epidemiology, biostatistics, community health sciences,
nutrition, or another relevant health-related field. All
candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the
United States at the time of their appointment.
Fellows are typically
appointed for two years and are provided a stipend as
stipulated by the NIH. Applications will be considered on a
rolling basis until available slots have been filled.
Interested candidates are requested to email their CV and a
list of 3 references to Amber Pirzada at