NIH mHealth Training Institute
December 7-8, 2013, Washington, DC
The mHealth Institute is designed to provide behavioral and social scientists tools to successfully add mobile health technologies to their research in a collaborative team environment with mentorship from leaders in the fields of engineering, medicine and the behavioral and social sciences. The two-day Institute provides an overview of the central multidisciplinary aspects of mobile and wireless research. The training will follow a project from conception through dissemination. Participants will be involved in didactic sessions targeting major cross-cutting research issues and interdisciplinary team exercises developing mHealth research projects.
Preventive Medicine Conference
February 19-22 in New Orleans, LA
Preventive Medicine 2014 is the premier meeting for preventive
medicine professionals, presenting cutting-edge scientific and educational
content in Clinical Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Practice,
Population Health Practice, Technology and Informatics, and Medical Quality.
Given the trends toward accountable care and reimbursement for preventive
services, austerity in public financing, and continuing public health
Medicine 2014 will explore innovative ways for preventive
medicine physicians to provide both clinical and population-based preventive
services, featuring practices and programs that have demonstrated risk-taking
and creativity in producing efficient and effective results.
The NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation
2014 (TBD) in Baltimore, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, with support from the National Institutes of Health (Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research in partnership with the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Mental Health) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is sponsoring this 5-day training institute to provide participants with a thorough grounding in conducting dissemination and implementation research in health. Faculty and guest lecturers will consist of leading experts (practitioners and teachers) in theory, implementation and evaluation approaches to D&I, creating partnerships and multi-level, transdisciplinary research teams, research design, methods and analyses appropriate for D&I investigations and conducting research at different and multiple levels of interventions (e.g., clinical, community, policy).
Plans are underway to convene again in 2014. Please check our website or join our listserv for announcements of upcoming conferences, workshops and training opportunities.