Health Disparities Research Scholars Training Program Postdoctoral Position

The HDRS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program funded since 2007 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and supported by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the School of Medicine and Public Health provides training and mentoring at the postdoctoral level in interdisciplinary research that addresses disparities in health status and health outcomes among minority populations with an emphasis on maternal/child, adolescent and family health.

Stipends and Benefits: Stipend levels depend on years of related experience and are set by the National Institutes of Health. Fellows have access to the full range of resources offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each Fellow is provided with shared office space plus library privileges, health insurance, travel to conferences, support for research training and professional development.

Diversity of experience, ability/disability, religion, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation contribute to the richness of the training and professional experience for scholars and faculty participating in the Health Disparities Research Scholars Program.

Applications accepted until position filled.

For more information, please visit our website at, or contact the Program Administrator, Dr. Lisa Scott, at

Qualifications: Education
Doctoral or professional degree
How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documents in a single pdf file to Lisa Scott, Program Administrator at

1. HDRS Application Form ( Download )
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Personal statement summarizing your research interests in the area of health disparities, professional career goals and expectations for the postdoctoral training experience (Limit to 3 pages)
4. Writing sample: one chapter of the dissertation OR one published/forthcoming article that best represents your intellectual interests.
5. List of 3 References Required. One reference should be your dissertation chair.

Questions? Please contact us:
Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH, Program Director,
Lisa Scott, PhD, Program Administrator,

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Madison, WI
United States

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