Who should Apply

The MIWI Training Program welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We encourage applicants with the following experiences: 

brainBehavioral/social scientists including anthropologists, sociologists, social workers, psychologists, economists, etc. studying mental health who are interested in learning how to incorporate and analyze biological/clinical measures. 

heart stethoscopeClinical/health services researchers including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and allied health providers interested in learning how to assess mental disorders and related behavioral/psychological constructs. 

earthResearchers studying minority populations who want to employ or incorporate a more comprehensive approach to studying health.


 Eligibility Criteria

The following criteria will be used to determine eligibility to participate as a scholar in the MIWI Training Program: 

  • Holds a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, ScD, DrPH, DPharm, DO, DNSc, etc.)
  • Has demonstrated experience in health and/or health disparities research as evidenced by peer-reviewed scientific publications and/or participation in research grants.
  • Demonstrates interest in participating in all aspects of the MIWI Training Program.