Postdoctoral fellowship @UCSF on Latina's cardiovascular health (clinical or basic research backgrounds)

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The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine is pleased to announce:

Multi-Disciplinary Research Fellowships in Women’s Cardiovascular Disease Health

Sponsored by the American Heart Association.

The training experience employs a trans-disciplinary approach to the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women with a focus on Sedentary Behavior

This fellowship includes training in basic, clinical, population and translational research, as well as practical experience in prevention-based studies and career development.

Training duration is 2 years.

Post-doctoral applicants must have received (or will receive by commencement of training) an advanced degree in medicine (MD) or an equivalent health sciences related doctoral (e.g. PhD) degree.

Fellows receive a stipend commensurate with their level of training and other benefits.  UCSD is committed to representing underserved populations in its fellowship programs.

This fellowship will focus on a randomized control trial in postmenopausal Latinas.

Experience developing and delivering intervention materials in Spanish and English is preferred.

Previous experience working on physical activity or sedentary behavior is desired.

Previous experience working with older adults or Latino/as is desired.

For further information and application materials, please contact:

Matthew A. Allison, MD, MPH – Training Program Director
Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
University of California San Diego
858-534-3722 or



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