Overview

The PRACCTIS program (Prevention and Control of Cancer: Training for Change in Individuals and Systems) at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts,  is now accepting applications for postdoctoral scholars. Funding is available starting now and in August 2023 for fellowships in three specialty areas: Cancer Prevention and Control https://bit.ly/3rzvPmt  ;  Health Communication  https://bit.ly/3Meqc6W and Tobacco and Digital Health Research https://bit.ly/3D9NBUb .

We train independent researchers to address critical prevention and control care delivery issues across the cancer continuum, including primary prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Emphasis is on promoting change in individuals, providers and systems. Our faculty mentors are leaders in health equity and low resource settings, health behavior change, health informatics, systems change and health policy, health communications, population health sciences, implementation science, and prevention and intervention research. Applicants must plan to pursue an independent research career focused on cancer prevention and control, have earned a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DO, etc.), and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. PRACCTIS is a T32 training program funded by NCI. For more information contact Barbara Estabrook, Barbara.estabrook@umassmed.edu  and see https://www.umassmed.edu/pracctis

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About UMass Chan Medical School

UMass Chan Medical School (UMMS) in Worcester, Massachusetts is a public academic health sciences
center. It is a highly productive, highly collaborative research enterprise with outstanding scientific resources
and facilities. Eliminating health disparities is at the heart of the UMass Chan mission. We are working on
multiple fronts to advance health equity through education, research, health care delivery and public service.