News and Announcements - HBS PhD Newsletter - June 3, 2022
PhD Student Shoutouts
Tristen Hall Successfully Defended Her Dissertation
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tristen Hall on successfully defending her dissertation "The Relationship Between Medical Assistant Job Roles and Employee Outcomes: A Mixed Methods Study". Congratulations Dr. Hall and all the best for the future beyond HBS!
Marisa Westbrook Receives 2022 Outstanding Community Service Award
After being selected by her peers, Marisa has received this award in recognition for her outstanding community service efforts. She has been highlighted as an emerging leader due to exhibiting responsiveness to community needs as well as her significant contributions to her community through her time, actions, talent and dedication. Additionally, Marisa will be featured in the first edition of RISE Magazine (Page 31). Congratulations, Marisa!
Dr. Channing Tate Recognized as a Rising Star
Health and Behavioral Sciences PhD Alumna, Dr. Channing Tate, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Colorado School of medicine, has been named to a Rising Star position with the Univeristy of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center. Dr. Tate's research focuses on health disparities, aging populations, hospice and end-of-life care transitions, and shared decision-making. As a Colorado native, she has a particular interest in building relationships with Black and other traditionally underrepresented populations throughout the state. Keep up the great work, Dr. Tate!
Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities with the Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS)
The Specialized Training in Demography and Economics of Aging Program, a T32 funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA)
About: The Specialized Training Program in the Demography and Economics of Aging at the University of Chicago, funded by the National Institute of Aging (T32 AG000243), trains doctoral recipients interested in the fields of demography and economics of aging through the development of basic and applied research and policy-making and analysis.
CHeSS is currently accepting applications to begin in Summer or Fall 2022.
Applications are being reviewed currently and will be accepted until the positions are filled.
You may contact Absera Melaku to see if a position is still available.
The TL1 Postdoctoral Program in Clinical Research, Biomedical Informatics, and Health Equity
About: The TL1 Postdoctoral Program in Clinical Research, Biomedical Informatics, and Health Equity is a National Research Service Award (NRSA) funded training program comprising participating degree programs at the University of Chicago, Rush University, and Loyola University Chicago. Candidates who are external and interested in training at one of these institutions or who are based at any ITM institution are encouraged to apply.
First application review deadline: June 8, 2022, 5 pm Central Time
Decisions will be rolling after June 8, 2022; please contact Kelsey Bogue and Absera Melaku if you plan on submitting after this date.
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Job Opportunities in Health and Behavioral Sciences
Graduate Program Assistant
Hiring Rate: $21/hourly
Weekly Hours Expectation: Approximately 5 hours/week, varies seasonally with more hours during the application period.
Job description: This position is responsible for a variety of recruitment tasks for the PhD program including (but not limited to) communicating with potential HBSC PhD students, maintaining a list of programs to send recruitment materials, assisting in triaging inquiries about the PhD program, assisting with maintaining graduate student profiles on the website, and other tasks as requested by the Director of Graduate Studies or the Program Assistant.
If you are interested, please send the following to Anne Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Your Advisor’s name
Your current year in the program
Expected number of years you would be interested in serving as the GA.
Estimated number of hours available to work as the GA.