T32 Health Behavior Science Training Grant at MU 2018, USA

Publish Date: Jan 31, 2018

Deadline: Mar 01, 2018

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing T32 Health Behavior Science Training Grant

This National Institute of Nursing Research T32 funded training program focuses on health behavior science to prepare the next cadre of nurse scientists who will develop knowledge to change health behaviors that significantly improve public health. Upon completion of this pre-doctoral health behavior science training program, trainees will have the requisite knowledge and skills to conduct rigorous health behavior research which will significantly contribute to efforts to reduce morbidity, mortality, and health care costs by developing knowledge about effective strategies to improve health behaviors.


Upon completion of this Pre-doctoral Health Behavior Science training program, trainees will have the requisite knowledge and skills to be able to:

  1.  Design and implement conceptually sound and methodologically rigorous health behavior research within their population of interest.
  2. Incorporate the impact of cultural influences, health disparities, and social determinants of health into their health behavior research design.
  3. Write, secure, conduct, and administer a funded grant.
  4. Generate and execute a program of health behavior science research.
  5. Perform interdisciplinary, team-based health behavior research.


Vicki S. Conn PhD RN FAAN, T32 Director

Jane M. Armer PhD RN FAAN, T32 Co-director

Deidre Wipke-Tevis PhD RN, PhD Program Director


Based on strong programs of research and successful experience mentoring pre-doctoral students, T32 program faculty will:

  •  Provide research practica opportunities on existing interdisciplinary research teams
  • Provide or secure existing data sets for trainees to conduct analyses as learning experiences and to develop research presentations and manuscripts
  • Prepare trainees in analysis and interpretation of existing data sets
  • Mentor trainees in generating valid research designs to address research questions
  • Facilitate trainee problem solving for research design challenges
  • Guide trainees to incorporate the impact of cultural influences, health disparities, and social determinants of health in designing studies and interpreting finding
  • Advise trainees to successfully submit abstracts for research conferences
  • Coach trainees to develop and deliver paper/poster presentations at research conferences
  • Mentor trainees in manuscript development and publication
  • Provide graduate research assistant experiences on funded projects
  • Mentor trainees to write, secure, and administer funded grants
  • Facilitate introductions of trainees to national leaders, such as at research conferences
  • Prepare trainees to develop and refine research trajectories following doctoral studies
  • Cultivate long-term mentoring relationships with trainees following completion of the PhD


T32 funded fellows receive a monthly stipend, tuition assistance, benefit assistance, and assistance for professional travel.

 Estimated benefits:

  • Trainee Stipend ($23,376) annually
  • Up to ($10,564) in Tuition and Fees annually
  • Trainee Medical Insurance ($2,628)
  • Trainee Travel ($800) annually

Total Estimated Value: $37,368 in support annually for a maximum of 3 years.

Eligible applicants to the T32 predoctoral program:

  •  Must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States.
  • Must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing.
  • Must have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within the last five years.
  • Must meet the admission criteria for the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (http://nursing.missouri.edu/apply/phd/).
  • Must be prepared to be a full-time student and make excellent progress toward degree completion.

The T-32 application form is available on the PhD Forms page.

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