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 2019 Applications

Applications to participate in next year's ARI are closed.


ARI Spring Retreat

April 10-13, 2019
Graylyn International Conference Center, Winston-Salem, NC

ARI/SRI/T32 Reception at AAGP Annual Meeting

Friday, March 1, 2019 (Time TBA) 
Atlanta, GA


Webinar Series

Succeeding in Mental Health & Aging Research

Date: January 15, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm ET

Presenter: Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Topic: Building your personal work/life mission Part I

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Password:  geriatric


Archived Webinars 

11/20/18 Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D.
Authorship, strategy for publishing manuscripts and selecting journals: Perspectives from an Editor-in-Chief

10/6/18 - Dimitris Kiosses, PhD and Patrick Raue, PhD
Engagement of Targets from Neural Systems to Peers and Volunteers 

9/18/18 - Martha Bruce, PhD, MPH
Mentoring: Principles and Practices for Mentees and Mentors

8/21/18 - Kim Van Orden, PhD
Participant safety in studies with high-risk populations: Balancing autonomy and safety

7/17/18 - Gretchen Brenes, PhD
Balancing Scientific Service and Research 

3/27/18 - Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
Responding to Grant Reviews

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
Slides

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.