The Amy Roberts Health Promotion Research Award was established to assist the research activities of young investigators who are affiliated with the Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) or sponsored by an MWRI member, and are studying health promotion and wellbeing. The research can include, but is not limited to, projects addressing exercise, nutrition, smoking cessation, and obesity reduction. The award will be used for research by young investigators including a summer research project.
Eligible candidates must be at the beginning of their careers (high school through faculty appointment of three years or less), affiliated with the Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) OR sponsored by a MWRI member, and studying health promotion and wellbeing. If an applicant does not have a sponsor, he/she should contact Ms. Katherine (Kat) Bakrania at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Jim Roberts will identify an appropriate sponsor and coordinate introductions. MWRI investigators are encouraged to sponsor a high school, college, medical or graduate student or other trainee such as a resident or fellow.
All questions can be directed to:
Kat Bakrania, CoLab Administrative Assistant
- 2018 Alisse Hauspurg-Janicki, MD
- 2017 Emily Rosenberger, PhD
- 2016 Jessica Rose, MD
- 2015 Rachel Woodson Goode
- 2014 Grace P. Ferguson, MD
- 2013 Kyle Freese, MPH
- 2012 Penelope K. Morrison, PhD, MPH
- 2011 Tina Bhargava, DrPH
- 2010 Michelle Moniz, MD
- 2009 Tracey Weissgerber, PhD
- 2008 Brandi Swanier Shah, MD, MPH
- 2007 Michele Okun, PhD
- 2006 Elizabeth Krans, MD, MSc
The 2019 Award is approximately $6,000 (Note: For medical students the stipend is identical to the Dean’s Summer Research Program).
How to Apply
The Amy Roberts Health Promotion Research Award winner will be announced May 22, 2020, in light of the cancellation of the 2020 Annual Research Day in Reproductive Biology and Women’s Health.
Application forms and instructions may be found on this page; for additional information please contact Ms. Bakrania at email@example.com.
Applications must be submitted electronically (in a single file) to Ms. Bakrania at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 PM Friday, May 1, 2020.
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