2011 NIH Mobile Health (mHealth) Summer Institute - Accepting Applications Now
Enhancing health through the use of mobile technologies
The mHealth Summer Institute is designed to provide early career investigators with an opportunity to learn about mHealth research in a collaborative team environment with mentorship from leaders in the fields of engineering, medicine and the behavioral and social sciences.
The week-long Institute provides participants with an overview of the engineering, behavioral sciences and clinical aspects of mobile and wireless research. Participants will spend their mornings in dyadic sessions with experts from across the mHealth spectrum and the afternoons in development of a team project. The week with conclude with a review of team concept projects by multi-disciplinary experts.
Hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DVM, etc.), in any of the following:
Early career investigators: have received a terminal degree within the past five years, except applicants with a MS in engineering who can apply within 3-8 years of their terminal degree, and have not been tenured.
Interest in the multidisciplinary science of mobile and wireless technologies
Applicants are NOT required to be citizens, permanent residents, or non-citizen nationals of the United States. HOWEVER, expenses will only be paid for domestic (within the U.S.) travel. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to use the training to inform research on health problems.
The complete application can be found at: