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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

2018 Goals

  1. Organize and submit Guaranteed Symposium for 2019 conference - RIG members agreed on the topic/focus of the guaranteed symposium for 2019
  2. Implement RIG newsletter - RIG members expressed a desire for increased communication about what is going on with other RIG members throughout the year. We will adopt a newsletter approach that will be sent out 3x per year to RIG members via the listserv

2018-2019 Section Contacts

Chair Luz Huntington-Moskos
Chair-Elect        Maha Albdour
Past Chair   

Carolyn R. Smith
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.

2018-2019 RIG Awards to be Offered

Opens:  To be announced
Closes:  To be announced

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.

Click here to view the minutes from the 2018 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