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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention
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Health Issues - Cancer



  • IHS Cancer Support Group Leadership training [PDF - 213KB]
    Please call Roberta at 505-248-4132 for future training information.

  • Colposcopy Training [PDF - 365KB]
    NOTE: There will be no Colposcopy Refresher/Update training in 2013. Please call Roberta at 505-248-4132 for more information.

  • Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics: Fellowships & Employment Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    Postdoctoral and predoctoral fellowship opportunities, as well as summer research programs for high school, college, and graduate students, including medical and dental students - in epidemiology and genetics and the etiology of cancer in human populations.

  • Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The CPFPP, administered by the Office of Preventive Oncology, offers postdoctoral fellowship opportunities in cancer prevention and control research for individuals from a multiplicity of disciplines, including behavioral, laboratory, and clinical sciences, epidemiology, ethics, and public health.

  • Sallie Rosen Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowship Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The Sallie Rosen Kaplan Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research is made possible by a generous bequest to the Foundation for NIH (FNIH). This is a competitive program for postdoctoral fellows applying to train in any of the National Cancer Institute's intramural research settings, including basic, clinical, epidemiological, and prevention science. Fellows will be supported by a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA), with an augmented stipend in the first year provided by the FNIH.

  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CHCHD) is central to NCI's efforts to reduce the unequal burden of cancer and eventual elimination of cancer health disparities through research, training, and outreach.

  • Summer Research Training Institute for American Indian And Alaska Native Health Professionals Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of professionals who work in diverse areas of American Indian and Alaska Native health from administrators to community health workers, physicians, nurses, researchers, program managers - almost anyone who works in Indian health care and wants to take advantage of new skill-building opportunities. Because our courses emphasize research skills, program design and implementation, those professionals who seek training opportunities related to research will find relevant courses in this program. Applications from American Indian and Alaska Native health professionals are strongly encouraged, although we also seek applicants from others who are interested in Native health issues.