Recommendations for Research Success: One Investigator’s Perspective



This article is a personal reflection by an investigator with over 25 years of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The article: (1) highlights research opportunities for psychologists at the NIH outside of the traditional mental health arena; (2) provides specific recommendations to individual investigators to enhance their likelihood of obtaining NIH funding; (3) specifies needed changes in psychology’s research education and training programs to prepare the next generation of psychologists for research success; and (4) asks the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers to play a lead role in both research training and advocacy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical Humanities and Social SciencesFlorida State University College of MedicineTallahasseeUSA

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