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Prevention Research

Training and Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for pre-doctoral students interested in prevention research come primarily from a training grant that focuses on Substance Use Epidemiology.

Other students interested in prevention in school settings have received funding through individual NRSA awards from NIH. Opportunities for prevention research with older adults are available to doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows through the Aging and Dementia Training Program, the goal of which is to train young investigators in age-related cognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders. It is an interdisciplinary program, funded by the National Institute on Aging, affiliated with the Department of Neurology at the School of Medicine and the Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences at the School of Arts and Sciences.