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The TRANSFORM Awards in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) seek to fill gaps in knowledge by providing critical information to clinicians and their patients on important health care decisions. Recognizing the potential for CER to enable the research community to identify the key factors and policies that will lead to improved health across all strata of society, CER scholars will acquire the necessary skills to be effective CER researchers and mentors. TRANSFORM has developed multiple CER awards in order to meet the needs of investigators at varying stages of their career, comprising of:
To learn more about the program or to apply, please see below.
FIRST in CER seeks to train and develop junior scientists who can improve public health and reduce health disparities throughout the nation. The R25-PRIDE award will provide junior faculty members from a diverse background the essential skills to conduct comparative effectiveness research and analyze some of the most complex health problems in the nation. This program will provide scholars:
** NOTE: The FIRST in CER program does not cover meals and/or lodging. In addition, you are expected to attend a 5-week full-time summer institute (July 2, 2012 – August 7, 2012) during your first summer and a 2-week institute during your second summer.
For an application, please visit: http://www.biostat.wustl.edu/pridecc/?page_id=93
For more information, click here: http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/academic-departments/select-programs/pride
Eligibility: We are currently seeking applicants of diverse backgrounds; furthermore, applicants must be junior faculty members holding doctoral degrees such as the PhD, MD, DO, DrPH, DDS, DMD, DVM, or an equivalent as well as doctorally-prepared nurses. Individuals ineligible for R25 PRIDE include current and former principle investigators on NIH research grants (R01), subprojects or program project (P01) or center grants (P50).
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact David Zhai TRANSFORM Assistant