Rishi Agrawal, MD, MPH to Head the Research Education Team

Dr. Agrawal will head the Research Education Team (RET) through August 2018. His primary task is to get ready for the first cohort of Emerging Investigator Guided Research Program awardees by ensuring that the training and orientation materials are ready and connecting awardees with mentors. The awardees will be announced in mid-August and will begin their 12-month training on September 4. The RET oversees the Emerging Investigator Guided Research Program.

Leadership Attends MCHB Annual Network Meeting

Chris Stille, Jay Berry, and Charlene Shelton attended the MCHB annual meeting of grantees on June 7 & 8 in Rockville, MD, where they presented a poster along with other grantees. The meeting included information about funding opportunities, networking within networks, collaboration information and opportunities, and family engagement, among other topics. They talked to people from other networks, sharing information, thinking through potential collaborations with the Network.