Behavioral Medicine and Sleep Disorders Research PRIDE Program

The Behavioral Medicine and Sleep Disorders Research PRIDE Summer Institute will provide intensive didactic and mentored research training to underrepresented minority and those with disability engaged either in behavioral medicine and sleep disorders research. The goal of this multidisciplinary training and mentoring program is multidisciplinary research training program is to inspire mentees to conduct research by employing techniques at the forefront of their fields. Achieving the goal of decreasing health disparities in the field of behavioral medicine and sleep disorders research, the program includes:

  • Providing fundamental training by interdisciplinary faculty in the area of health disparities, among others.
     
  • Establishing partnerships between mentors and mentees based on their mutual research interests in the area of cardiovascular health research or behavioral medicine and sleep disorders research.
     
  • Helping mentees develop skills needed in order to develop independent research interests and apply for independent research grants.
     
  • Providing grants workshop conducted by NIH/NHLBI staff to promote a sustainable independent research career.