Certificate in Gerontology
The Bloomberg School of Public Health offers many courses on aging and on health care for people with chronic conditions. Candidates for graduate degrees through any of the School's departments have the opportunity to earn the School's Certificate in Gerontology by taking a set of five required courses, three of which are prescribed by the School and two of which are selected by the student.
The following three courses are required for earning the School's Certificate in Gerontology. Two are taught by members of the Lipitz Center.
- Health Issues for Aging Populations 309.605 (Jennifer Wolff)
- Innovation in Health Care for Aging Populations 309.607.81 (Karen Davis)
- Epidemiology of Aging 340.616 (Jennifer Schrack)
Doctoral Funding Opportunities
Opportunity for support is available through the C. Sylvia and Eddie C. Brown Community Health Scholarship, which provides tuition, stipends, and research support to 3 doctoral candidates entering the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Ideal candidates are students whose research and practice focus on improving the health and quality of life of underserved populations in Baltimore. Individuals from minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through December. More information is available here.
EBA Training Program
Ph.D. students with interests in epidemiology or biostatistics and aging research are also welcome to apply for funding through the Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Agining (EBA) Training Program. The EBA training program supports 8 doctoral students and 2 postdoctoral students each year. The application due date is April 1st. For more information visit the website at EBA Training Program or contact program administrator Brian Buta at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-502-3412.
- Other funding oppportunities can be found here.