Jan 09 - 20, 2017
St. John’s Research Institute (SJRI) in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health and Tufts University are offering an interdisciplinary two-week course at SJRI. This International Nutrition Research Methods Course will introduce students to public health research topics through critical evaluation of scientific literature and exploration of a variety of demographic, epidemiological, biological and social factors that affect nutritional status. In addition to completing a core curriculum, students will have an opportunity to explore selected research areas in-depth through development of a research presentation and collaboration with faculty members from three institutions.
The Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative has successfully conducted this 2-week short course since 7 years and is planning to continue it in 2017.
Who Can Apply:
Potential candidates may be currently involved in nutrition, clinical, research, program, policy, or laboratory work, including medical students, physicians and allied health professionals. Junior faculty in medicine, nursing, and public health at academic institutions throughout India are also invited to participate in this training program. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to public health practice and/or research.
There is no course fee*. The candidates will be selected on competitive selection method. The candidates will be provided with the course manual (including background reading material and handouts), and relevant books.
Food and stay arrangements at St. Johns will be made by Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative (BBNC) and travel costs (train) will be reimbursed to the participants*.
The application form is available in the attachment below.
Didactic lectures and small group practical sessions will be given on the following topics:
*Applicable only for students from India