Description: The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking a full time Postdoctoral Researcher to study clinical and population level walking behaviors across the lifespan and disease conditions including obesity. The primary responsibilities associated with this position are: 1) assistance in conducting complex statistical analyses of population datasets, 2) conducting research clinical intervention studies, and 3) preparation of research grant applications and research papers. It is anticipated that over the course of two years, the incumbent of this position will develop independent research projects related to the epidemiology of walking behavior, obesity and health. The Pennington Biomedical Research Center offers a rich collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities for computing and the statistical analysis of large, complex datasets. A distinguished list of faculty is involved in such research studies at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University System. Full benefits, including health insurance and a competitive salary will be provided.
2012 Training Grant Application, Team Nutrition. Deadline to apply: 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 27, 2012 (grant specific deadlines apply, see critical dates below).
Request for Proposal (RFP) at Marie Stopes International (MSI). Deadline to apply: May 8, 2012; 11:59.
About: The Request for Proposal (RFP) is for the development of market research tools for the research team at Marie Stopes International (MSI). Each year, MSI provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services to an estimated 7 million women and men across 40+ countries. MSI uses a social enterprise approaches to reaching the poor and the underserved by collaborating with both the public and private sector.
RFP for Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry Cooking Matters Grant Cycle. Open April 23, 2012 to June 8, 2012.
Purpose Shopping Matters is a key component of the No Kid Hungry Campaign’s strategy by teaching families how to shop for healthy foods on a limited budget. Share Our Strength is pleased to announce a Shopping Matters grant opportunity to organizations who would like to offer tours in their community.
Available grant funding from the Community Transformation Grants; LOI deadline June 18, 2012, application deadline July 31, 2012.
Posting/sharing from listserv: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced available funding of $70 million to improve the health of small communities across the nation. Grants will be awarded to governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations across a variety of sectors, including transportation, housing, education, and public health, in an effort to save lives and control the nation’s growing health care costs associated with preventable chronic diseases.