Center for Population Research in L G B T Health

Call for Applications: 2014 Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health


On July 14-August 8, 2014, The Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at The Fenway Institute and the Department of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health are hosting a Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Institute will provide participants with foundational training in interdisciplinary theory, knowledge and methods for conducting population research in sexual and gender minority health. Current doctoral or Masters? students and recent doctoral program graduates are eligible to apply for one of 18 spots in the program.
To be held over four weeks at Boston University and Fenway Health, the Summer Institute will include several components:
1.   a dynamic Cornerstone Seminar in LGBT Health and Social Life that overviews key topics, methods, and perspectives in the interdisciplinary study of LGBT Health and includes guest lectures from expert researchers in the field; 
2.   short-course instruction in statistics and quantitative data analysis at the intermediate and advanced-intermediate levels; and
3.   hands-on training in analysis of LGBT population health data through an Independent Research Project.
There is no cost for tuition and participants may apply for free housing* in Boston University dormitories during the Institute. The Summer Institute is funded by a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (grant number R25HD064426).
Please see the attached Call for Applications for further details on how to apply.  

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2014.  

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