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

July 26th,  2022; 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. EDT

Overview

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, July 26th from 9:30am – 11:00am EDT 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

Susannah Allison, Ph.D.

Susannah Allison, Ph.D., is the Training Director within the Center for Global Mental Health Research and the Division of AIDS Research at NIMH. Dr. Allison oversees a portfolio of training grants in global mental health as well as grants that focus on how best to prevent HIV infection among children, adolescents, and young adults and 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 NIH.

Speaker

Christine Jessup, Ph.D.
Program Officer
Fogarty International Center

Christine Jessup, Ph.D.

Christine Jessup, Ph.D., is a Program Officer in the Division of International Training and Research at the Fogarty International Center (FIC). Dr. Jessup oversees FIC’s research career development programs, including the International Research Scientist Development Award for U.S. investigators and the Emerging Global Leader Award for investigators from Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Dr. Jessup also oversees FIC’s environmental health and disease ecology portfolios, including the Global Environmental and Occupational Health program and the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program.