Overview

Training in Aging at UM

The UMAging research centers provide several training and career development opportunities for affiliates specific to the themes of each center. In addition, UM is home to several training grants from the National Institute on Aging that provide opportunities for pre- and post-doctoral candidates.

Training and Career Development Opportunities at UMAging Centers

CENTERFOCUS OF OPPORTUNITYDUE DATECONTACT
MiCDAJunior faculty research career development related to MiCDA’s signature themesDecemberVicki Freedman
vfreedma@umich.eduJana Deatrick
jlbruce@umich.edu
PEPPER OAICJunior faculty research career development related to Pepper OAIC’s themesDecemberNeil Alexander
nalexand@med.umich.edu
MADRCEarly career investigator enhanced career development related to dementia researchMarchStephanie Nava
senava@med.umich.edu
MCCFADOpportunities for enhancing knowledge of contextual factors in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).JanuaryMCCFAD.isr@umich.edu
MCUAAARJunior faculty research career development related to MCUAAAR’s goalsJanuaryDeborah Robinson
drdrobin@umich.edu

A summary document is available here.

UM Training Grants in Aging

TRAINING GRANTELIGIBLE TRAINEESDUE DATECONTACT
Career Training in the Biology of AgingUM pre and post-doctoral students in preceptor labsVariableScott Pletcher
spletch@umich.edu
Training in the Demography and Economics of AgingUM pre-doctoral students in economics, sociology or health behavior & health education programs. Postdoctoral fellows from any disciplineApplication deadlines vary by departmentpsc-training@umich.edu
Interdisciplinary Research Training on Health and AgingUM pre-doctoral students in public health, sociology, psychology, social work and nursingMarch (early)Carlos Mendes de Leon
cmendes@umich.edu
Physician Scientist Training in Age-Related DiseasesMedical, surgical and other related sub-specialists interested in aging research or an age-related conditionJanuaryLona Mody
lonamody@umich.edu
Lillian Min
lmin@umich.edu
Daniel Goldstein
drgoldst@umich.edu

*Only U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents are eligible to receive federal training grant support.

Training opportunities that may be of interest to affiliates or trainees.

NIA also supports a variety of training and career development opportunities for students, early-career investigators, and clinician researchers. More information on those opportunities can be found here.

Courses at UM

EPID 677 Epidemiology of Aging
EPID 813 Advanced Seminar on Public Health and Aging
EPID 825 Writing Grant Applications