The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s ALERT project (part of the Health DATA Program) is pleased to invite researchers and community partners to a free webinar on Monday, September 12 on funding opportunities available at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), an innovator in promoting partnerships between community groups and researchers. This special ALERT project training, featuring guest speaker and NIEHS Health Scientist Administrator Caroline Dilworth, PhD, will also provide useful tips on how to how to utilize community-engaged research approaches directly to address local, real-world environmental health concerns.
ALERT is the Center’s project that seeks to build partnerships between researchers and community members around the issues of health and air pollution.
ALERT project participants, as well as interested members of the public, are encouraged to attend.
Date: September 12, 2011
Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Register here. (Please register early, as space is limited to a first come first served basis)
About Dr. Caroline Dilworth: Dr. Caroline Dilworth is a Health Scientist Administrator in the Division of Extramural Research and Training at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), where she is co-director of the extramural environmental epidemiology program. She is responsible for developing a portfolio of grants focused on the impact of environmental exposures on human health, including male and female reproduction, pubertal maturation, cancer, adult cardiovascular and respiratory health, and general statistical methods development and exposure assessment for population-based studies. She is also associated with the NIEHS Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center program, the Partnership for Environmental Public Health program, and is the lead NIEHS extramural contact for human health effects of climate change.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
ALERT Project (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Health DATA Program)