Benefits of Obesity Society Membership
Not sure what it means to be a part of the leading scientific organization dedicated to the study of obesity? Here is a list of benefits early-career investigators can take advantage of everyday.
Global communication and information network, providing information to those in the healthcare and mental health care fields. The Psychwatch Newsletter has a readership of over 14,000 professionals and students in at least 106 different countries.
American Pyschological Association
The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) is the voice of student concerns within the APA. APAGS develops, endorses and disseminates information to students about relevant education and training issues, legislative positions and developments, and future directions or changes in the field, through printed resources and the Web site; and APAGS creates and supports opportunities for students in the form of scholarships and awards, association advocacy work, and a host of development activities.
NIH Enhancing Peer Review
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a longstanding history of supporting the most promising and meritorious research. Effective as of January 25, 2010 Enhanced Review Criteria will be used on submitted grant applications. One of the priorities of the NIH Enhancing Peer Review initiative is to Improve the Quality and Transparency of Review. One of the goals associated with this priority is to shorten the Research Plan and align it with review criteria.
Non-NIH Funding Opportunities
The Obesity Society Grants Program
American Heart Association
American Diabetes Association
American Cancer Society
ILSI Future Leaders Award
William T Grant Scholars Program
RWJF Health & Society Scholars Program
American Dietetic Association
Thrasher Research Fund
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation