The main goal of the NIH/UCLA mHealth Training Institute is to develop the next-generation of academic mHealth investigators with the multidisciplinary skills needed to generate high-quality mHealth solutions for optimizing healthcare. These skills include working in interdisciplinary teams that value inputs from both the health sector and technology worlds. By intent, the facilitated interactions and collaborations between participants from different disciplines seek to foster the unified insights and nimbleness of thought that will take mHealth ideas and approaches to the next level. Participants with leave the Institute with a broad-based exposure to the latest advances in mHealth methodologies and experience in creating transdisciplinary and impactful mHealth solutions.
Who can apply?
To be eligible, applicants need to:
- Hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.), in any of the following:
- Behavioral and Social sciences
- Health Sciences Specialties (Medical, Dental, Nursing, Optometry, etc)
- Biological, Physical or Earth sciences
- Computational Sciences and Mathematics
- Background in the multidisciplinary science of mobile and wireless technologies
Note that the week-long mHTI is a fully-immersive, residential institute that requires the selected scholars to engage fully in all didactic, team and evaluative activities. Please be aware of the commitment as you apply!
Although the mHTI focuses primarily on developing academic mHealth researchers, applicants from non-traditional settings with academic interactions will also be considered.
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