NPAIHB Tribal Researchers Cancer Control Fellowship

January 18, 2024

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Accepted fellows will attend a two-week summer training in June 2024 and a one-week follow-up training in the fall. In addition to formal training, fellows will receive distance learning, peer and career mentorship to develop and implement cancer control projects, be connected to a network of experts in cancer control and prevention in Indian Country, and be eligible for paid internships. We encourage AI/AN graduate students, researchers, and tribal health workers with a demonstrated interest in cancer prevention and control to apply.

Topics will include (not limited to):

  • Cancer control study design
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Cancer screening
  • Cohort studies among American Indians
  • Community-based chronic disease programs
  • Cultural considerations in cancer epidemiology
  • Focus groups
  • Grant writing
  • Implementing a Native comprehensive cancer prevention and control project

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