Given the ageing prison population, the Atlantic Fellows program at GBHI provides innovative training in brain health, leadership, and dementia prevention may be of interest to WEPHREN members. This program is for a broad array of promising leaders from various professions, including medicine, science, business, law, social science, journalism, and the arts. Through their work, Fellows are expected to emphasize local and global health inequities that need to be addressed by practitioners and policymakers, with the goal of reducing the scale and impact of dementia in local communities around the world.
Fellows are provided with:

  • A customizable 12-month experience with a base at the University of California, San Francisco or Trinity College Dublin

  • One-to-one mentoring on projects aimed at advancing brain health

  • Weekly courses on health economics, epidemiology, leadership, law and ethics, neuroscience, public policy, behavioral neurology, statistics, brain health, and dementia, among other topics

  • Observation and participation in clinical cases

  • Access to a network of researchers, clinicians, and policy makers for career-length mentoring 

  • Access to competitively awarded funds for pilot projects that could be completed in their home country upon completion of the fellowship

  • A stipend during the course of their training

More information and how to apply can be found here


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