The NIMH-funded, two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (T32) provides training for health services researchers. The program is designed for professionals becoming independently supported mental health services researchers in the area of older adults with mental disorders. This multi-site program includes expert faculty mentors from four locations: Dartmouth College, Cornell University, University of Washington, and University of Michigan. Read More
The Summer Research Institute (SRI) is a career development program for postdoctoral fellows and other early-stage investigators in geriatric mental health. The program’s focus is translational, interventions, or services research. Supported by an NIMH grant to Weill Cornell (R25 MH019946; PI: M. Bruce), SRI sponsors an annual 5-day research institute that combines educational seminars with one-on-one and group mentoring. Read More
The Advanced Research Institute (ARI) is a national program designed to help junior faculty and other early-stage investigators in geriatric mental health transition into independent scientists (i.e., R01-level funding). Supported by an NIMH grant to Weill Cornell (R25 MH068502; PI: M Bruce), the two-year program matches participants with an external mentor, supports an annual retreat, and offers other career development resources. Read More
Announcements & Upcoming Events
Succeeding in Mental Health & Aging Research - 3rd Tuesday of each month
September 15, 2015, 3:00 pm ET
Helen Lavretsky, MD
Novel CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Interventions for Depression and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults
ARI Applications Due
November 13, 2015
ARI Spring Retreat
April 6 - 9, 2016
Historic Inns of Annapolis
6/9/15 - Jovier Evans, PhD
3/24/15 - Stephen Bartels, MD, MS and Jo Anne Sirey, PhD
“Thoughts on the NIMH Effectiveness Clinical Trials RFAs”
NIMH Perspective on Aging, Minority Health and Mental Health Disparities Research
9/10/13 - Carolyn Turvey, PhD
Are Older Patients Using Personal Health Records to Help Manage their Health?
9/24/13 - Ellen Whyte, MD
Recruiting Acutely Ill Patients on Other People's Turf
10/8/13 - Earlise Ward, PhD
Recruiting from Faith-based Institutions and Other Community Settings
10/22/13 - Olivia Okereke, MD, MS
Creating and Managing Your CV
11/5/13 - Patrick Raue, PhD
Assessing Suicide Risk in Geriatric Research Patients
11/19/13 - Faith Gunning, PhD
Special Challenge of Conducting Imaging Studies with Depressed, Anxious, or Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Applications to the T32 in geriatric mental health services are accepted on a rolling basis.
Contact the site manager for application information.
NIMH Program Information
The NIMH offers a Research Training page describing its research training programs and funding opportunities.
Online Data Collection
Surveier, an online data collection system, is available as a free, 30-day trial.