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Online Registration for the 2011 AMCHP & Family Voices National Conferences is Now Open!

Register today online to attend AMCHP and Family Voices National Conferences to convene on February 12-15, 2011, in Washington, DC. If you have any questions, please contact the Registration Department at (703) 964-1240, ext. 18 or e-mail amchpreg@conferencemanagers.com.


Women’s Health 2011: Call for Abstracts

Researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the Women's Health & Sex Differences Research Scientific Poster Session on current and emerging issues in women's health; including basic science, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiologic, disparities, and health services, for the Women’s Health 2011: 19th Annual Congress to be held on April 1-3, 2011, in Washington, DC. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 1. You will be notified about the outcome of your submission no later than January 10, 2011. For complete information about submitting your abstract and for the electronic submission tool, visit here. If you have questions about the abstract submission process, please contact the Abstract Review Committee.


RWJF Call for Applications

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program supports highly qualified individuals who propose to undertake broad studies of America’s most challenging policy issues in health and health care. Grants of up to $335,000 each are awarded to educational and other nonprofit institutions to support investigators from a variety of disciplines for innovative research projects that have national policy relevance. The deadline for applications is January 19, 2011. To learn more, visit here.


CDC Call for Applications

Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS) selects 25 highly qualified individuals to become PHPS fellows at the CDC. This challenging and rewarding three-year experience at CDC (year one) and state and local health public health organizations (years two and three) provides training and experience in areas such as program management; epidemiology and surveillance; program evaluation; health communication; and emergency response. PHPS fellows engage in a variety of activities including seminars, evaluation projects, conferences, and field experiences designed to provide them with essential public health management and leadership skills. The online application deadline is February 1, 2011, for the class beginning in October 2011. To learn more about PHPS, visit here.


Save the Date!

Third National Summit on Preconception Health and Health Care: Improving Preconception Health in an Era of Health Reform will convene on June 13-15, 2011, in Florida. Stay tuned for more details.