Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health

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Welcome to the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health website! At the Institute, we are excited to offer student scholars a one-of-a-kind education and training program in translational research in adolescent behavioral health. Scholars of this Institute benefit from:

  • A team of mentors comprised of local community agency leaders, academic specialists, and national experts in the field of adolescent behavioral health,
  • Learning experiences provided from web based graduate courses and participation in the Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference,
  • Experience conducting a service-learning research project in a community-based setting relevant to alcohol and drug abuse, as well as other behavioral health issues in adolescents,
  • Exposure to the latest science and nationally recognized experts in alcohol and drug abuse, comorbidities, and translational science,
  • Funding for course credits and related program activities.

We look forward to sharing the work of our Institute Scholars!

Dr. Julie Baldwin, PI and Professor
College of Public Health, Community and Family Health

Funding Information:

The Institute is funded through a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 1R25DA031103-01A1

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Institute Scholar Application Deadline Nov. 14
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