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Call for Submissions: Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology 2014 Graduate Student Paper Prize
Deadline: September 26, 2014 @ 5pm
The Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group (ADTSG) of the Society for Medical Anthropology requests submissions for the best graduate student paper in the anthropology of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or similar substances. Qualifying submissions will be judged by a committee of ADTSG members. The author of the winning paper will receive a cash award of $100 and her or his name will be announced in Anthropology News and at the Society for Medical Anthropology awards ceremony at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in November. Submissions from all anthropological sub-disciplines are encouraged.
• No more than 9,000 words
• Must be based on original fieldwork and data
• Must have been written in the past 12 months
• Primary or first author must be a graduate student
• Must be unpublished at the time of submission
• Originality of fieldwork and data
• Richness of substantive or evidentiary materials
• Clarity of anthropological methods
• Linkage of work to anthropological literature
• Effective use of theory and data
• Organization, quality of writing, and coherence of argument
• Contributions to anthropology of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or similar substances
• Please do not include your name or any identifying information in the paper itself
• Papers must be double spaced and in PDF format (please include page numbers)
• References should be formatted in the American Anthropologist style
• Please submit an electronic copy to Tazin Karim, chair of ADTSG at email@example.com
• Submissions must be received by 5:00PM EST, September 26, 2014 for full consideration
Questions may be directed to Tazin Karim at the above email address. We look forward to your submissions!
Call for Applications: Training Award in Substance Abuse and Addiction
Application deadline is May 31. Awards will be announced in June.
Funding period is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine has partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to fund two yearlong training awards of $22,000 each (including $2,000 for a mentor stipend) to support the development of expertise in substance abuse and addiction within academic family medicine. The goals of the NIDA-STFM Training Awards are to:
Promote knowledge of research-based substance abuse and addiction treatment within family medicine
Advance medical care for patients who are addicted to and/or abuse substances
Facilitate the academic growth, advanced education, and development of future researchers in drug abuse and addiction
Awardee(s) will conduct an original pilot/data-gathering study; present the results at the 2016 STFM Annual Spring Conference; and submit a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
This award is available to STFM-member residents or fellows at US residency programs (may join STFM in order to apply for the award). Awards are for investigations in the United States.
Recommended Topic Areas
For this award, STFM encourages clinically relevant applications with a focus on substance abuse and addiction.
Recommended topic areas include:
Implementing screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for substance abuse and addiction
Use of health information technology to ensure screening and intervention
Integration of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up into patient-centered medical homes
Unique teaching methodologies to improve diagnosis and treatment in residency programs
Distribution of treatment responsibilities
Use of evisits and/or social media in the treatment of substance abuse and/or addiction
Community interventions to reduce the prevalence of drug abuse and/or addiction
Development and/or implementation of curricula for teaching diagnosis and treatment
Medical or mental health complications of substance abuse and/or addiction
Behavioral interventions for substance abuse and/or addictions
Jacob P. Waletzky Award
Supported by: The Waletzky Family
Deadline: May 21, 2014
$25,000 presented to a scientist who has conducted research or plans to conduct research in the area of substance abuse and the brain and nervous system.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-962-4000.
Call for Proposals: Medical Toxicology Foundation Research Award: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm ET on February 14, 2014.
The Medical Toxicology Foundation is accepting proposals for innovative research projects designed to mitigate the harm associated with prescription drug abuse.
Misuse and abuse of prescription opioids, stimulants, and sedative medications has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death, and most of these deaths are caused by prescription medications.
The MTF will support outstanding research and other initiatives that have the potential to reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, particularly among young people. A major goal is to support the development and/or analysis of innovative prevention, treatment, and/or harm reduction strategies.
The maximum amount of this award is $5,000 for direct costs. By policy, the MTF does not cover indirect costs. The maximum award period is two years.
The grant is open to any ACMT member in good standing. The PI or Senior Investigator must be an active ACMT member. Co-Investigators are not required to be ACMT members and collaboration with professionals from other disciplines is encouraged.