RWJF: Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL), a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program, is a leadership opportunity for teams of researchers and community partners, including community organizers and advocates. IRL is a three-year national leadership development program that aims to foster and support new interdisciplinary, action-oriented research collaborations that will help build the evidence base for effective community interventions to improve health for all. The 2020 cohort will focus on either of these two themes: Community Environment and Health or Families and Child Health. The Foundation will support teams of mid-career individuals who come from diverse disciplinary backgrounds or scientific perspectives. The community-engaged partner on the team may work in a variety of organizational settings and have relevant expertise in the proposed research project.

Deadline: March 11, 2020

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For more information and proposal support, please contact Shannyn Smith (