2006 Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention Program
February 13, 2006
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation announce the 2006 Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention program. The Price Fellowships program offers the opportunity to three individuals from community-based and/or non-governmental organizations (CBO/NGOs), committed to preventing HIV infection, to work closely for one month with health professionals at CDC.
Recognizing the vital contributions of CBOs/NGOs and their role as partners in a national HIV/AIDS prevention strategy, the Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention is designed to:
Individuals meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
The individuals selected as Price Fellows spend four weeks (July 31-August 25, 2006) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, working with CDC staff. Each Fellow is assigned a mentor to assist in guiding their prevention project.
To obtain a written description detailing the Price Fellowship program and an application form please contact the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) by calling 1-800-458-5231 and request that document number E279 be mailed to you. For the program description and application to be faxed to you via an automated fax-on-demand service, call 1-800-458-5231; choose option 2, and request document number 5007. These materials are also available electronically at www.cdcfoundation.org/fellowships/price/index.aspx. Completed applications will need to be received by April 21, 2006 (No Faxed or E-mailed applications will be accepted).
Specific questions about the application process and the Fellowship program may be directed to:
Phyllis K. Storch, MPH, CHES
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