Purpose of BBIP:
This interface program aims to prepare behavioral scientists in training to biomedical/biological content and methods so that they will function effectively as members of interdisciplinary research teams. BBIP is for well-prepared doctoral students who are pursuing a research career in the health sciences.
Theme of BBIP:
The thematic emphasis for BBIP is on health-related research problems that are linked to prevention science, the developmental sciences, or both.
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Department of Exercise Science
Department of Psychology
Sponsors of BBIP:
T32 NIH research training grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Arnold School of Public Health and College of Arts & Sciences
Office of the Provost, USC
BBIP Co-Directors: Professor Rose Booze and Professor Ron Prinz
BBIP Program Coordinator: Aimee Stanczyk-Norrell
BBIP Administrative Coordinator: Michele Blondin
BBIP Executive Committee (faculty members):
Cheryl Armstead, Rose Booze, James Carson, Charles Mactutus, Suzanne McDermott, Ron Prinz, Susan Steck, Sara Wilcox
BBIP External Advisory Board:
Dr. Deborah Young, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Dr. Thomas Kelly, University of Kentucky Dr. Pamela Schreiner, University of Minnesota Dr. Zili Sloboda, Applied Prevention Science, Inc.