EPI Minority Travel Grant

Updated:Oct 17,2014

Sponsored by the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention

The American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention is offering a travel grant to minority early career investigators and students to attend the  Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 Scientific Sessions from March 3-6, 2015, in Baltimore, MD.  Increased minority participation at AHA scientific conferences is vital to the AHA and the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention's efforts to address cardiovascular-related health disparities.

Award Information

Awards will be issued based on the eligibility criteria below:

  1. The candidate must be a minority by the standard NIH definition: He or she belongs to a minority group underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral science careers, based on their minority group's representation in the total population. This includes American Indians (including Alaskan Natives, Eskimos and Aleutians), Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, African Americans and Hispanics.  Other candidates considered a minority are those from medically underserved populations with low socio-economic status and those living in rural areas to include whites.
  2. The candidate must hold an academic (or equivalent) rank below associate professor (e.g., assistant professors, instructors, postdocs, fellows and students). 
  3. The candidate must be conducting epidemiology research in the field of cardiovascular disease.


Deadline
All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System from July 14, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.(Central time) through October 15, 2014 5:00 pm (central).

For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181


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EPI Lifestyle Scientific Sessions

EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions

EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions
(formerly EPI/NPAM)

Marriott Baltimore Waterfront
Baltimore, MD
Mar. 3-6, 2015