NIH/NICHD Summer Institute in

Date: 6/24/2007 - 6/29/2007
Location: Bolger Center, Potomac, MD

A goal of the Institute is to support investigators who are beginning careers as applied researchers by providing training that will build upon their existing content knowledge and research skills

To be eligible for this Institute, individuals must have completed a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal degree within their field. Individuals must also:

  • Have at least 1 year of post-doctoral experience in academe, private industry, non-profit, or government
  • Have not more than 5 years of subsequent research experience at the time of the Institute

Core faculty and speakers include:

  • Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D - Teacher's College, Columbia University
  • Jacquelynne Eccles, Ph.D - University of Michigan
  • Alan Fleischman, Ph.D - NICHD National Children's Study
  • Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. Ph.D - UCLA
  • Cynthia Guy, Ph.D - Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Richard Lerner, Ph.D - Tufts University
  • David Schonfeld, MD - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Edward Seidman, Ph.D - William T. Grant Foundation

The Child Development and Behavior Branch and the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch of the NICHD are organizing this Institute with financial support and guidance from the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

Application packet and Institute information are available at:

Direct all inquiries to:

Application Due Date: February 15, 2007

Notification of Acceptance: April 1, 2007

Last Edited: 01/02/07 11:32 AM by Evette Mezger