The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are offering a conference/workshop on January 28 and 29, 2002, titled, Dietary Supplement Use in Women: Current Status and Future Directions.
Travel Awards are available to encourage young scientists in training to participate in the Conference and Workshop.
The Conference/Workshop will be held at the William H. Natcher Conference Center located on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The agenda and other relevant information may be found at the following Web site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/meetings/pages/index.aspx.
The goal of the conference is to develop a focused research program in this area. The issues to be explored include:
Nominees may be students pursuing M.S. or Ph.D. degrees, or a recent Ph.D. or M.D. engaged in postdoctoral research in the biological sciences.
A candidate for a Travel Award must be nominated by the current or immediate past mentor or a close senior colleague. The nomination includes a curriculum vita of the candidate, with both a fax number and e-mail address, along with a letter of support from the nominating mentor/senior colleague.
Awardees will receive complimentary registration and a travel stipend of $600 to help defray costs for attending the Conference/Workshop.
Nominations will be accepted until January 02, 2002. If you have any questions please contact Tonya Womack at 301-498-8805. Nominations should be sent to the following address:
Dietary Supplement Use in Women Conferencec/o Tonya WomackNatcher Conference Center45 Center Drive, Room 2BC02Bethesda, MD 20892FAX: 301-498-0844