Advancing the Nation's Health Needs: NIH Research Training Programs

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This report is the twelfth assessment of the National Institutes of Health National Research Service Awards program. The research training needs of the country in basic biomedical, clinical, and behavioral and social sciences are considered. Also included are the training needs of oral health, nursing, and health services research. The report has been broadly constructed to take into account the rapidly evolving national and international health care needs. The past and present are analyzed, and predictions with regard to future needs are presented.

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Committee for Monitoring the Nation's Changing Needs for Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Personnel, Board on Higher Education and Workforce, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Basic Biomedical Sciences Research; 5 3 Behavioral and Social Sciences Research; 6 4 Clinical Sciences Research; 7 5 Oral Health Research; 8 6 Nursing Research; 9 7 Health Services Research; 10 8 Emerging Fields and Interdisciplinary Studies; 11 9 Career Progression; 12 10 Final Comments; 13 References; 14 Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee and Panel Members; 15 Appendix B Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Training Grants and Fellowships; 16 Appendix C Classification of Ph.D. Fields; 17 Appendix D Demographic Projections of the Research Workforce, 2001-2011; 18 Appendix E Characteristics of Doctorates

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  • ISBN13: 9780309094276
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 186
  • ID: 9780309094276
  • ISBN10: 0309094275

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