The overall goal of the training program in Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology (RPPE) is to train outstanding researchers and scholars for productive careers in the field. This requires attracting talented, highly motivated candidates, providing an intellectually stimulating, supportive environment, ncluding course work and research opportunities, and guiding trainees to bring their knowledge to bear on the most important research topics. We are requesting support for 6 predoctoral trainees, justified by the unique strengths at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. By bringing together the xpertise and resources of three departments, Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, and Nutrition, we can draw on the faculty and pool of students to ensure that we recruit the very best candidates to the program. All trainees will be required to have mastery of advanced epidemiologic methods as well as substantive knowledge in RPPE. The proposed RPPE training program is to be led by the team of Dr. Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Dr. Andy Olshan, Professor of Epidemiology with a cadre of leading researchers providing a broad and deep spectrum of expertise. We believe that there is no other setting in the country, perhaps in the world, that can offer the diverse and accomplished array of 11 Program Faculty and 20 Program Affiliates, working in nearly every facet of reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32HD052468-05
Application #
8264555
Study Section
Pediatrics Subcommittee (CHHD)
Program Officer
Ren, Zhaoxia
Project Start
2008-05-01
Project End
2013-04-30
Budget Start
2012-05-01
Budget End
2013-04-30
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$100,926
Indirect Cost
$10,693
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Public Health & Prev Medicine
Type
Schools of Public Health
DUNS #
608195277
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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