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Institute for Translational Research seeking Scholars

September 14, 2015


Interested in research? Enjoy hands-on learning in the real world? Want to make a positive difference in your community? If yes, then consider applying to become a scholar at the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health!

The Institute is a federally funded* state of the art research education program, that teaches the practical skills of translational and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. The Institute and its outstanding Institute Scholars work with community partners, academic mentors, and national mentors to advance the field of translational science and promote evidence-based practice.

The Institute is a collaborative effort between the University of South Florida College of Public Health, the University of South Florida College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, and local community partner agencies.

Funding is available to Institute Scholars for course credits (in-state tuition and fees) and related program activities including an opportunity to present their work at the Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health. Institute Scholars work with faculty mentors and community agency partners on a service-learning research project and earn a Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health. Nine credit hours are offered via online courses and six credit hours are earned through the completion of a service-learning project with a community agency.

Institute Scholars are admitted each fall and coursework will begin in the spring.

 Interested in applying?

*Funding for the Institute is provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant 5R25DA031103-04

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