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Successful career paths in global health research

In this seminar, each speaker will describe their journey in a developing successful research career, including education, practical experiences, mentorship, and professional/personal development.

Cultural Explanatory Models of Schizophrenia in Rural Ethiopia: A Qualitative Investigation

Christina P.C. Borba, PhD, MPH is Director of Research for the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. Until 2016, she was the Director of Research at the MGH Division of Global Psychiatry. She is an Assistant in Psychology (Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant in Research at MGH. Dr. Borba has extensive experience in mixed methods research, teaching and training, and development and management of randomized clinical trials. Dr. Borba’s current research focuses on psychotic disorders and cultural psychiatry in low-resourced settings in the US and abroad, women’s mental health, and gender differences in care.

Webinar: Best Practices and Effective Grantsmanship for Competitive NIH Institutional Research Training Grant Applications

During this webinar, Dr. Jamie S. Rubin will address best practices for effective Grantsmanship, approaches for competitive applications and tips to in-crease changes for success when developing a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Research Training Grant proposal. Dr. Rubin will discuss topics such as key required components of the application, specific content that should be addressed when completing these sections and NIH’s Institutional Research Training Grant review process, scoring system and review criteria.

How to Communicate Science and Influence People

How to Communicate Science and Influence People is an interactive plenary session that will help researchers craft short, clear, conversational statements about what they do and why it matters. The Mass General Research Institute has invited the Alan Alda Center for Science Communication to bring you a unique interactive program designed to improve your science communication skills.