In this webcast, you will learn about the diverse training experiences facilitated by NIH Intramural Research Programs, including how to apply for various fellowship opportunities.
You will also hear an overview of how NIH is structured and advice on how to secure a fellowship opportunity at NIH. In addition, speakers will highlight the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program to demonstrate the neuroscience research being conducted and training portfolio for students at all levels (high school, undergraduate, and graduate).
Janet Clark, PhD
Janet Clark is the director of the office of fellowship training for the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). In her current role, she is responsible for developing and overseeing a multidisciplinary training program in NIMH’s Intramural Research Program (IRP). In addition, she founded and served as director of the NIMH IRP Translational Neuropsychopharmacology Initiative to re-invigorate psychiatric drug discovery. Prior to joining NIMH, she was an associate professor in the pharmacology and physiology department at Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM), director of the pharmacology and physiology graduate program, and co-director and co-founder of the drug discovery and development graduate program. Clark started in the pharmaceutical industry where she spent 10 years at Merck Research Laboratories supporting drug discovery efforts in neuropharmacology through preclinical research.
Aneka Reid, MHA
Aneka Reid is the science program coordinator for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Fellowship Training division within the Intramural Research Program (IRP). In that capacity, she directs the Summer Internship Program for the institute, coordinates a broad range of career and professional development opportunities for trainees, and serves as program administrator for two NIMH administered Graduate Partnership Programs. Reid obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2011 and obtained a Master’s in Health Administration from Mount St. Mary’s University in 2015.