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Summer Training Workshop on African American Aging Research
June 8 2015
87 East Ferry St., Detroit Mi 48202
Hosted by Institute of Gerontology Wayne State University June 8-102015 Application Deadline: April 10, 2015PROGRAM FACULTY: Louis A. Penner and Hector GonzálezPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS:James S. Jackson, University of Michigan, Institute for Social ResearchPeter A. Lichtenberg, Wayne State University, Institute of Gerontology WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES: Identify and train early stage career scientists of diverse backgrounds who are committed to conducting African American aging research. Improve the quality and quantity of research conducted with older African Americans. ELIGIBILITY: PhD, MD or equivalent degree, PhD candidates and advanced doctoral program graduate students. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. STIPENDS: Up to 12 stipends will be awarded to those chosen to attend the 2015 Summer Training Workshop to help defray travel and hotel expenses. Awardees will be notified two weeks after the application deadline.HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in being considered for this workshop, please apply by providing electronic copies of the following materials: A letter concisely describing your research plans with details about your current level of preparation for a research career. Please describe how participation in this workshop would contribute to your research career (3 page limit). Current curriculum vitae. The name and phone number or email of a person who can comment on your research potential. One copy of prior published or unpublished work that provides evidence of your potential for rigorous social science research (e.g. dissertation abstract, chapter, article, conference paper). EMAIL TO: Email your completed application as a PDF file toMs. Carol Talbott (WSU) ctalbott@wayne.edu and to Ms. Minti Henderson (U-M) minti@umich.edu by April 10, 2015. If you have questions, email Carol or Minti, or call (313) 664.2630. The MCUAAAR Summer Training Workshop is funded by the National Institute on Aging
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