The Division of Epidemiology &
Community Health of the University of Minnesota is seeking
candidates for a postdoctoral training fellowship in
cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention available
beginning January 2018. The two- to three-year fellowship,
which provides a stipend, is sponsored by the National
Institutes of Health. Candidates must have either an MD or a
PhD degree, and must be either a U.S. citizen or have
permanent residency status. Qualified and interested diverse
candidates are particularly sought.
Training emphasizes research
methods in the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular
disease. The program particularly intends to enhance the
diversity of the research workforce in cardiovascular disease
epidemiology by recruiting individuals from
underrepresented/disadvantaged populations. Division research
includes work in observational population studies, clinical
trials, community studies, and laboratory methodology.
Graduates gain competency in designing, administering, and
analyzing cardiovascular population studies or preventive
Training can include formal
coursework in epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition,
physiology, and behavioral science. Fellows may seek an MS or
an MPH degree during the course of the fellowship.
The Division has a faculty of 46,
including scholars in cardiology, behavioral science,
biostatistics, epidemiology, nutrition, and health education.
For more information on the training program and how to apply,
see the following website:
Inquiries or responses to:
Aaron R. Folsom, MD, MPH
of CVD Training Program
of Epidemiology & Community Health
2nd St., Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015
of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.