ARRA Public Health Traineeship Program

To support traineeships for students in graduate educational programs in accredited schools of public health and to other public or nonprofit private institutions accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training in Public Health which offer graduate programs for training in Public Health
fields with a severe shortage for medically underserved populations, as funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), e.g.: (1) Biostatistics; (2) epidemiology; (3) environmental health; (4) toxicology; (5) nutrition; and (6) maternal and child health.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: Support of trainees who are pursuing a graduate course of study in: (1) biostatistics (2) epidemiology; (3) environmental health; (4) nutrition; (5) toxicology; and (6) maternal and child health.

Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Elsie Quinones, Acting Chief, Geriatrics and Public Health Branch, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 9-36, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: 301-443-5244 and Email equinones@hrsa.gov.