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 Research Career Institute in the Mental Health of Aging (CIMA) is a year-long mentoring program that includes a 5-day Summer Research Institute and 12 months of ongoing research mentoring.  The program is supported by a grant from NIMH to Weill Cornell Medical College (PI: F. Gunning). The 2018 Summer Research Institute will be held from July 16th - July 20th at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. 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 Dartmouth College (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 

ARI 2018 Applications

The deadline to apply has passed.

ARI Spring Retreat

April 11-14, 2018
Annapolis, Maryland

ARI/SRI/T32 Reception at AAGP

Friday, March 16, 2018 (6:30-7:30)
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort: Rainbow Patio


BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01)

Webinar Series

Succeeding in Mental Health & Aging Research

Date: March 27, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm ET

Presenter: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry, Community and Family Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute at Dartmouth

Topic: Responding to Grant Reviews

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Archived Webinars 

2/20/18 - Daniel Jimenez, PhD
Conducting Intervention Research with Racial/Ethnic Minority Older Adults

2/13/18 - Julie Dumas, PhD
Practical Guidelines for Running Successful Imaging Studies in Older Adults   

1/16/18 - Martha Bruce, PhD, MPH
NIH Career Development Awards (the K-series): For Applicants and Mentors

12/19/17 - Namkee Choi, PhD
Partnering with community organizations

      PowerPoint Slides

11/21/17 - Lori Jervis, PhD
Qualitative Methods for Quantitative Researchers

     PowerPoint Slides

10/31/17 - George Niederehe, PhD & Jovier Evans, PhD
NIMH Update on Clinical Trials and Other Changes in Grants Application Procedures and Policies

PowerPoint Slides

09/19/17 - Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc
Principles and practice of negotiation in academic medicine: How to do what you want and get paid for it 

06/20/17 - Ellen Detlefsen, DLS
Publishing in e-publications and open access journals

05/16/17 - Briana Mezuk, PhD
Interdisciplinary science in mental health research: Challenges and opportunities

04/18/17 - Lisa Barry, PhD
Incorporating measures from the PhenX toolkit into grant applications

03/21/17 - Barry Lebowitz, PhD
Letters of recommendation - Much more important than you might think 

02/14/17 - Michelle Mielke, PhD
Writing Biomarker-Related Grants 

03/15/16 - Martha Bruce, PhD
Beyond Aims and 12 Pages - The extra nitty-gritty of NIH grant applications
Grant Preparation Template
Budget Five Year Template

4/7/17 - Joseph Gallo, MD, MPH
Responding to a Grant Review 

NIMH Program Information

The NIMH offers a Research Training page describing its research training programs and funding opportunities.