Leslie Adams, PhD, MPH, receives grant to study suicidality among Black men

Researcher Resilience Training (RRT) fellow Leslie Adams, PhD, MPH has been awarded a two-year grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to support her research, titled “Real-time assessments of suicidality among Black men: A mixed methods approach.” This grant will allow her to pursue a mixed methods study in which she will incorporate digital health and […]

Supporting CHILD-global research fellows

On June 11, mentors and technical advisory committee (TAC) members for the CHILD-Global Research Fellowship program met for the first time on a zoom call. Mentors and TAC members represent institutions including Makerere University, Rakai Health Sciences Program, Mildmay Uganda, Reach the Youth Uganda, and Kyambogo University. These nine national and global experts will support and mentor […]

ICHAD/SMART Africa training programs launched the 2020 summer training session on June 8 via zoom

The ICHAD/SMART Africa training programs launched the 2020 summer training session on June 8 with a Zoom orientation meeting bringing together all 25 trainees from the three training programs: Researcher Resilience Training (RRT), LEAD Global Training Program (LEAD), and CHILD-Global Research Fellowship (CHILD-GRF). Trainees from across the US and Uganda met each other and shared […]

ICHAD/SMART Africa LEAD training program

The ICHAD/SMART Africa training programs consist of three NIH-funded training grants--LEAD Global Training Program (Co-Directors: Dr. Fred Ssewamala and Dr. Patricia Cavazos-Rehg), Researcher Resilience Training (Co-Directors: Dr. Fred Ssewamala, Dean Mary McKay, and Dr. Sean Joe), and CHILD-Global Research Fellows (Co-Directors: Dr. Fred Ssewamala, Dean Mary McKay, and Dr. Noeline Nakasujja). The programs support early career researchers in domestic and […]

ICHAD training programs to go online during summer

The ICHAD training programs have been gearing up for a rigorous online summer training curriculum. The three NIH-funded programs—LEAD Global Training Program, Researcher Resilience Training program, and the newly launched CHILD-GRF (see above) —consist of 24 trainees from diverse backgrounds doing research in mental health disparities among children and adults in the United States and […]

ICHAD and SMART Africa Centers Receive Funding to Support Ugandan Researchers

A $1.5 million grant, the “Child Mental Health in HIV-impacted Low-Resource Settings in Developing Countries: Global Research Fellowship” (CHILD-GRF) will provide state-of-the-art training for 18 early-career researchers in Uganda to strengthen the capacity of research institutions to address HIV/AIDS and its burden on child and adolescent mental health. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, […]