Training Mechanisms for Early Career Scientists in Global Mental Health Research at NIH

July 26th,  2022

Overview

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, July 26th from 9:30am – 11:00am ET to learn more about research career development awards from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for early career scientists in global mental health. Attendees will learn about the various career development awards that are available through the NIH for early career scientists, including Ks from National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Fogarty and diversity supplements. They will also hear from currently funded early career scientists. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar. The event will also be recorded and posted online at a later date.

Speaker

Susannah Allison, Ph.D.
Training Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Susannah Allison is the Training Director within the Center for Global Mental Health Research and the Division of AIDS Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). She also oversees a portfolio of grants that focuses on how best to prevent HIV infection among children, adolescents, and young adults as well as how to improve the health outcomes of youth who are living with HIV. Dr. Allison serves as the co-chair of the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Coordinating Committee at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to working at NIMH, Dr. Allison worked with children and families living with or affected by HIV in Baltimore, Miami, and Washington, D.C. She completed her doctorate at the George Washington University where she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology with an emphasis in child health psychology.