NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter: October 2023

Director’s Voice Blog NIH Awards Additional Research and Training Grants to Support Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Science. Firearms deaths constitute an urgent and significant public health crisis. The overall death rate by firearms was up 21 percent...

NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter: September 2023

Features Director’s Voice Blog Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Spotlights News and Events Recently Published Funding Opportunities BSSR Accomplishments BSSR Clinical Trials Resources Social and Behavioral Good Clinical Practice eCourse September 20, 2023...

NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter: July 2023

Director’s Voice Blog Advancing Social Determinants of Health Research at NIH Through Cross-Cutting Collaboration. This month’s blog focuses on the efforts of the NIH Social Determinants of Health Research Coordinating Committee. Our co-chairs, Dr. Shannon Zenk,...

NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter: June 2023

Director’s Voice Blog The Importance of Social Science Research to Improving Health. In recognition of the important contributions of social science research, this month’s blog is authored by Dr. Rosalind King.  OBSSR’s mission includes advancing both the...

NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly May 2023

Director’s Voice Blog Celebrating a Career in the Behavioral and Social Sciences at NIH. When I took on the role of Acting Director of OBSSR, I was daunted by multiple responsibilities that came with the role, but particularly the task of writing a monthly blog....

OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter – March 2023

Director’s Voice Blog Behavioral and Social Sciences and Advancing the Health and Well-being of LGBTQI+ People. This blog is co-authored with Christina Dragon, MSPH, CHES, NIH’s Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office. OBSSR’s mission includes enhancing the...