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Adolescent Health RIG
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The purpose of the Adolescent Health RIG is to encourage networking, mentoring, and collaboration among researchers who target adolescents. Those who are actively conducting research or who are interested in research involving adolescents are welcome. Through our RIG, members can engage with other researchers in the field, receive consultation from senior researchers, find a mentor, or become a mentor to others.

Who Should Join?

• Anyone with an interest in adolescent health scholarship
• Anyone who desires to engage in clinical discussions of the health care challenges impacting this vulnerable population.

Overall/Long Term Goals

  1. To recognize the scientific contribution of members to adolescent health research
  2. To build and support collaborative research partnerships among MNRS members
  3. To disseminate information specific to researchers targeting adolescents
  4. To promote mentorship and networking among members

2017-2018 Section Contacts

Chair Carolyn Smith
Chair-Elect        Luz Huntington-Moskos
Past Chair   

Barbara Velsor-Friedrich
Grant Rep Traci Snedden


Upcoming Research Snapshots

• The Adolescent Health RIG plans to submit for a competitive symposium for the 2018 MRNS conference. Be sure to join the Adolescent Health RIG to receive announcements about this opportunity as well as other important RIG news throughout the calendar year.

2017-2018 RIG Awards to be Offered

Opens:  August 1, 2017
Closes:  November 10, 2017

New Investigator Award (Description)
Research Legacy Award (Description)

To apply, please email your application to the RIG Chair
Questions? Please email the RIG Chair

RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

Click here to view the minutes from the 2016 Annual Research Conference. 

Click here to view the minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference.

RIG LinkedIn Page

To join the Adolescent Health LinkedIn page, click here.

RIG Listserv

A listserv is similar to a "group" email.  When something is sent to the Listserv address, it is received by all subscribers assigned to the listserv.  New and renewing members who choose to volunteer on a RIG will be automatically subscribed to the RIG's Listserv by Staff.  Those who do not renew their dues with be automatically unsubscribed.  The Listserv is updated weekly so it is always current.

RIG Group Pages

Click here to access member only group content