Research Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Postdoctoral Research Interests

We particularly encourage applicants with interests in the following, covering multiple dimensions of prevention research:

  • Assessing the built environment's impact using health technology
  • Child and adolescent health promotion (behavioral approaches to obesity prevention and treatment, tobacco use control and prevention) 
  • Chronic disease risk factors in the community and clinical settings
  • The effect of aging and other factors on bone health, fitness and physical function
  • Environmental and neighborhood influences on health (physical, social, cultural environments)
  • Genetics of prevention (cardiovascular and cancer genetic epidemiology, Omics technologies in prevention and personal genomics)
  • Building the scientific evidence base about wellbeing by conducting observational, intervention and biomarker research studies to inform best practices for building and sustaining wellbeing among all segments of populations.
  • Health inequalities and promoting health equity
  • Gender-based violence prevention
  • Health behavior change (nutrition, physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep quality, tobacco use prevention and treatment)
  • Healthy aging
  • Obesity prevention and control
  • Policy research related to public health
  • Research methodology (community interventions, community-based participatory research, meta-analysis and bias in research, RCT methods, casual interference, mathematical modeling, and econometrics)
  • Technologies for intervention and assessment of health behaviors and conditions (ambulatory monitoring, ecological momentary assessment, mHealth, and telemedicine)
  • Women’s health and gender science
  • Global health issues, especially in chronic disease prevention
  • Citizen science for health promotion and disease prevention
  • Strategies to improve clinical delivery of prevention and chronic disease management