ACHIEVE Research Training Program

ACHIEVE (Addressing the Research Capacity Gap in Global Child, Adolescent & Family
Health Disparities Utilizing Implementation and Data Sciences among Vulnerable
Populations in Resource-limited Settings) provides trainees with dissemination and
implementation (D&I) and data science research skills and knowledge through
experiential learning, mentoring, and “hands-on” immersion in global health
implementation and data science research and methodologies.

Program Overview

  • 1 year appointment at a research site in Sub-Saharan Africa or other LMICs participating in the program
  • $10,000 research project seed funding
  • Mentored research training in global health D&I and data science research
  • Experiential learning in research and methodologies, individualized consultation, professional development and research and publication support

Eligibility Criteria for US Candidates

  • Interest in applying D&I and data science methodologies in a global health area, with special focus on projects related to: children, adolescents, and their caregiving families; parenting; HIV/AIDS; mental health; cancer; nutrition; and environmental health
  • Postdoctoral professionals within 6 years of completing terminal degrees such as MD, PhD, PharmD, ScD, DrPH etc.
  • US citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent US resident
  • Commitment and ability to work in a lower-middle-income country beginning June 2022

Please send your CV and a letter of intent describing your background and research
interests to Laura Peer at lpeer@wustl.edu for initial consideration by March 10, 2022.

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