(From the November 2015 issue of Research Now)
The Center for Suicide Prevention and Research (CSPR) is a collaborative effort between Behavioral Health and The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Nationally, suicide has emerged as the second leading cause of death for adolescents ages 10 to 19 years old, and this new center wil lbe devoted to addressing this tragic, growing problem of suicide among youth. Jeff Bridge, PhD, is director of the new center and John Ackerman, PhD, will coordinate suicide prevention efforts.
The Center for Population Health and Equity Research (CPHER) at Nationwide Children's is a network of researchers and clinicians dedicated to generating new knowledge about effective approaches to improve health outcomes and health equity for populations of at-risk children and families. CPHER is currently recruiting faculty at all levels with skills in population health, health equity research, health policy, health economics, informatics, community-based participatory research and epidemiology, and post-doctoral fellowships are also available.