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Master’s Level, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral Studies
Department of Mental Health

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD
The Department of Mental Health invites applications for master’s level, doctoral, and postdoctoral studies for the 2013/2014 academic year. The Department engages in population-based research on the etiology, occurrence, prevention, and control of mental and substance use disorders. Research is particularly active in the areas of: adult psychiatric epidemiology; genetic epidemiology of mental and behavioral disorders, cognitive health and aging; psychoactive drug use; school, family, and community-based preventive interventions; research methodology; youth violence; women’s mental health and pregnancy; international programs in mental health; child sexual abuse and pedophilia; and research on mental health service systems.

Support is available for doctoral and postdoctoral level studies from government-sponsored training programs in Psychiatric Epidemiology, Child Mental Health Services and Service Systems Research, Epidemiology of Drug Dependence, Aging and Neuropsychiatric disorders, and the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in Education Research. Stipends are $22,032 for doctoral studies and from $39,264 to $54,180 for postdoctoral fellows. Candidates for government-sponsored support must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Limited support for other students is available from other sources, including 75% tuition scholarships after six quarters of doctoral study. Minority students and those with demonstrated commitment to minority health are eligible for special doctoral scholarships. The Master of Health Science (MHS) degree requires four terms of graduate study.

Applications should be received by December 15, 2012 to be maximally competitive. Applications must be submitted to: http://www.jhsph.edu/admissions/.

For Additional Information Contact:
Patty Scott
Department of Mental Health
624 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205-1999
Tel. 410-955-1906, Fax 410-614-7469
Email: MHDept@jhsph.edu
URL: http://www.jhsph.edu/Dept/MH

The Johns Hopkins University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual preference, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status in any student program or activity administered by the University, or with regard to admission or employment.

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