APA’s Science Fellow placed at NIH for the year

Sarah Johnson, PhD, will be a special assistant in the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health

Sarah Johnson, PhD, APA’s 2010-2011 Executive Branch Science Fellow, will spend her year working as a special assistant in the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health.  Trained as a social psychologist with particular interests in health disparities and marginalized populations, Johnson will work on a variety of OBSSR projects throughout the fellowship year while also taking advantage of APA-sponsored opportunities to learn more about the intersections of psychological science and the public policy arena. 

The Science Directorate-funded annual fellowship program, designed to provide postdoctoral research psychologists with invaluable experience in the federal government’s scientific enterprise, accepts applications each January for fall start dates. Please see the fellowship webpage for complete application instructions for the 2011-2012 Executive Branch Science Fellowship program or contact Heather Kelly, PhD, in the APA Science Directorate for more information.