Month: June 2009

Chronicle: NIH Is Deluged With 21,000 Grant Applications for Stimulus Funds

According to a report in today's Chronicle of Higher Education: The National Institutes of Health has received about 21,000 applications for its main category of grants through the federal economic-stimulus measure, both thrilling and overwhelming agency reviewers responsible for evaluating the proposals and distributing the money. “The response has been extraordinary,” Antonio Scarpa, director of … Continue reading Chronicle: NIH Is Deluged With 21,000 Grant Applications for Stimulus Funds

CFS: Mental Health/Inpatient & Acute Care

Issues in Mental Health Nursing seeks submissions for a special issue: Inpatient/Acute Care Psychiatric Environments Manuscripts are being sought on contemporary issues in the area of inpatient/acute care psychiatric environments. Potential topics of interest include care quality, patient or family-centered care, psychiatric/mental health nursing workforce issues, consumer or patient perspectives, violence, and seclusion and restraint. … Continue reading CFS: Mental Health/Inpatient & Acute Care

APA HIV/AIDS Cyber Mentors/Proteges

The American Psychological Association (APA) Office on AIDS is currently seeking qualified mentors and mentees to participate in a two-year, distance-learning, mentorship program designed to prepare doctoral-level behavioral and social scientists for careers as independent researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS and communities of color. The deadline for application materials is June 15, 2009. This … Continue reading APA HIV/AIDS Cyber Mentors/Proteges