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NICHDevelopments – December 2022

News Simulated driving program reduces crash risk for teens with ADHD in small study A program that combines computer-based and driving simulator training may reduce the proportion of crashes and near crashes among teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...

COSSA Washington Update – December 13, 2022

Featured News   FY 2023 Spending Deal in Sight? The federal government is scheduled to run out of money unless Congress acts by Friday, December 16 when the current continuing resolution (CR) will expire. Lawmakers have been working since returning from the...

COPAFS November 2022 Stakeholder Report

COPAFS News Friends of NCHS Letter to Dr. Wakefield On November 15, COPAFS signed on to a letter from the Friends of NCHS to Dr. Mary Wakefield at CDC. Dr. Wakefield has been tasked with leading CDC’s structure modernization work and the letter served to call her...

November 2022 Census Project Update

Appropriations Update The Census Bureau is still operating under a continuing resolution (CR), at its FY 2022 spending level. That CR was approved in September and will run through December 16. Word on Capitol Hill is to expect a 1-2 week extension of the CR to allow...

Committee on National Statistics December 2022

Special Resources We were thrilled to see so many of you at our celebration of the past and future of national statistics on October 13 and at sessions at recent conferences on our 50th anniversary. Thank you to Emilda Rivers and Cynthia Clark for serving as...

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Brown University

Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Institution or company Brown University Job Description The Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) at Brown University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate to start on or around July 1,...

COSSA Washington Update – November 8, 2022

NIH to Host 2022 Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be holding the 2022 NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival next month on...

NIA & NIH Updates

In Memoriam We share the sadness of our community in mourning the loss of Mr. Eric Sokol, Vice President of Public Policy at the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. In addition to his work with the Alzheimer’s Foundation and other organizations, Eric was a former...

October 2022 Census Project Update

Appropriations Update As The Census Project reported last month, Congress passed, and President Biden signed into law on September 30, a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating through December 16. Enactment of the CR was necessary given...

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