Postdoctoral Training Fellowship Preventing Obesity in Children & Youth with Developmental Disabilities Through Engaged-Research

May 07, 2020

We are accepting applications for a podoctoral training fellowship funded by the DHHS, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, Community Living and Participation program.  This is a 2-year training opportunity.  The fellow will become part of our PODER Team (Preventing Obesity in Children & youth with Developmental Disabilities Through Engaged-Research.  This is a 5-year NIDILRR funded research grant, examining the social determinants of health impacting Latino children and youth with developmental disabilities and designing, implementing, and evaluating culturally relevant community interventions. This is a multi-site study with data collection and interventions taking place in Chicago and Austin, Texas.  The fellow will work in collaboration with a multidisplinary team of scholars and community stakeholders, including health promoters (promotoras de salud).  

If you know of any recent grads who might be interested in obtaining more information about this opportunity, let me know. 

Thank you, Gracias!  

Yolanda

Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar

University of Illinois at Chicago

ysuarez@uic.edu



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