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NIMH and Global Mental
Health
Nancy L Desmond, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Sciences
National Insti...
Interest in global mental health
 Increasing commitment by the NIMH
Director’s blog-March 4, 2010 “Disorders
without Bor...
ORDGMH
 Sets strategy for NIMH global mental health
investment
 Priorities: research; outreach & partnership; research
c...
NIMH Partnering with FIC
 Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars
& Fellows (FICRS-F) Program
 1 year clinical ...
Other Programs: F05
 International Neuroscience Fellowship: PAR-10-
167
 Purpose: advance the training of qualified
fore...
Other Programs: F05 cont’d
 Receipt date: August 16, 2010, 2011 & 2012
 Contacts: see
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide...
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Nancy Desmond, PhD - NIH Career Development Programs

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  • 1. 1 NIMH and Global Mental Health Nancy L Desmond, Ph.D. Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Sciences National Institute of Mental Health, NIH Email: ndesmond@nih.gov May 28, 2010
  • 2. Interest in global mental health  Increasing commitment by the NIMH Director’s blog-March 4, 2010 “Disorders without Borders” New leadership: Pamela Y. Collins, MD, MPH Reorganized office: now the Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/organization/o d/office-for-research-on-disparities-and- global-mental-health-ordgmh.shtml 2
  • 3. ORDGMH  Sets strategy for NIMH global mental health investment  Priorities: research; outreach & partnership; research capacity-building & mentoring in order to develop a multidisciplinary mental health research workforce in low and middle-income countries  Several activities currently in process to determine strategies for global mental health research 3
  • 4. NIMH Partnering with FIC  Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows (FICRS-F) Program  1 year clinical research training experience for graduate level U.S. students in the health professions  Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)—RFA-TW-10-008 (expired 5/13/2010)  Brain Disorders in the Developing World  PAR-08-112 (R01) and PAR-08-113 (R21)  Dr. Collins (director, NIMH ORDGMH) is discussing other potential partnership opportunities with FIC 4
  • 5. Other Programs: F05  International Neuroscience Fellowship: PAR-10- 167  Purpose: advance the training of qualified foreign neuroscientists & clinicians at the early or mid-career level, by enhancing their basic, translational or clinical research skills in a U.S. research setting 5
  • 6. Other Programs: F05 cont’d  Receipt date: August 16, 2010, 2011 & 2012  Contacts: see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/PAR- 10-167_contacts.html  http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR- 10-167.html 6

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