Training Mechanisms for Graduate Students and Post-docs in Global Mental Health Research at NIH

June 9th,  2022

Overview

We invite you to join us on Thursday, June 9th from 11:00am – 12:30pm to learn more about funding opportunities from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in global mental health research. Attendees will learn about the various funding mechanisms that are available through the NIH for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. You will hear from a current graduate student in global mental health who has a F31 grant and their mentor. Participants will also hear from a former T32 postdoctoral fellow in global mental health. 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.