Webinar Series

Succeeding in Mental Health & Aging Research

Date: February 19, 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 2

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1/15/19 Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite, Ph.D.
Building your Personal Work/Mife Mission Part I

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

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 

CIMA/SRI Faculty

Faith Gunning, PhD
CIMA/SRI Director

George Alexopoulos, MD
CIMA/SRI Co-Director

Steering Committee

Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
Dartmouth Medical School

Martha Bruce, PhD, MPH
Dartmouth Medical School

Helen Lavretsky, MD
UCLA School of Medicine

Barry Lebowitz, PhD
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Ruth O’Hara, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Charles Reynolds III, MD
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Pittsburgh

Gwenn Smith, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Additional faculty will be drawn from a national network of experts.



(CIMA/SRI 2018 Participants)

CIMA/2018 Summer Research Institute.  


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 2018 Summer Research Institute will be held from July 16th - July 20th at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. 

To apply, please email the following application materials addressed to Faith Gunning, PhD at nlv2002@med.cornell.edu by March, 24 2018.  Please make sure that "2018 CIMA Application" appears in the subject line:

  • A one page statement of research and career development goals
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or bio sketch which includes your address, phone & fax numbers, and email address
  • One letter of reference

For more information about applying to CIMA, please contact Faith Gunning at:  fgd2002@med.cornell.edu