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attracted to working with older adults and performing mental health and aging research must put these dreams
aside. The realities of significant student loan debt prevent them from pursuing the additional training needed for a
career in research or education to earn higher salaries in the here and now. We are seeking partners to create
innovative approaches for retaining these talented young investigators.
who live in remote areas or who do not have access to computers, or training providers who work in areas without
access to mental health and aging specialists.
funding allows them to conduct the small pilot studies that enable them to compete for larger federal and
foundation funding as they go forward. For more senior faculty, seed funding can support high risk/high reward
research that can lead to larger federal grants and allow more rapid translation of their research findings into
clinical practice. Our ability to provide this type of support is crucial for the PPA to remain competitive in attracting
and retaining talented mental health and aging faculty of all stages.
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For more information about making a gift to the U-M Program for Positive Aging, please contact:
Tel: (734) 763-1409