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Fulbright Health Research Board (HRB) HealthImpact Awards Webinar
July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Representatives of The Fulbright Commission Ireland will be hosting a webinar in conjunction with the Health Research Board to detail the awards available and how to succeed at the application stage. The presentation will be followed by a questions and answers session.
Fulbright Health Research Board (HRB) HealthImpact Awards enable successful applicants to undertake research or professional development in any area of health. Applications from health professionals, senior health research administrators, health research managers and researchers are welcome, particularly in the areas of research management in a healthcare setting, development & implementation of institutional health research strategies, public and patient involvement in health research, health services and health systems research, implementation research, and health research policy.
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Webinar: Fulbright Health Research Board (HRB) HealthImpact Awards Webinar
Description: The Fulbright Awards provide grants for Irish citizens, and E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for 3+ years, to research, study, or lecture in the USA. Representatives of The Fulbright Commission Ireland will showcase the awards available and how to succeed at the application stage. The presentation will be followed by a questions and answers session.
- Professor Colin Bradley, Professor of General Practice in the School of Medicine at University College Cork. As Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Scholar, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Oklahoma Professor Bradley undertook research on strategies to improve opioid prescribing by primary care physicians. Insights from this work may help reduce the risk of the same problem emerging in Ireland.
- Dr Olga Piskareva is a Principle Investigator at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. As Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Scholar, Dr Piskavera visited the Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins University to examine new methods to monitor and capture this process in real time. Upon returning to Ireland, she will continue her work developing new models in neuroblastoma pathogenesis and establishing a translational childhood cancer research programme in Ireland.
- Dr Dara FitzGerald, Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission Ireland-USA.
- Anne Cody PhD, MSc. Bus. Practice, Head of Investigator-Led Grants, Research Careers and Enablers, Research Strategy and Funding Directorate, Health Research Board