The Lifespan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Training Program on Substance Use and HIV is a NIDA R25-funded supplemental training program based at The Miriam Hospital/Brown University with PI Curt Beckwith, MD. This program is designed to prepare participants for NIH-funded research careers in the field. Junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and exceptional predoctoral candidates from all institutions are welcome to apply. This training program does not provide direct stipends nor salary support for participants. Resources are available to support:

  • Participation in educational opportunities including registration fees and associated travel, room, and board expenses;
  • pilot research projects; and
  • dissemination activities including attendance at relevant conferences and scientific meetings. 

The application deadline is June 1, 2021.

Program Eligibility

Early career research scientists (including junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and exceptional predoctoral candidates) from the United States and Puerto Rico are welcome to apply.  

Application Process

All applicants must provide:

  • A current CV,
  • a personal statement detailing experience, career goals, and research interests specific to this training program, and
  • letters of recommendation.

Additional information is attached and the program application is available at View the flyer here.

Questions can be directed to Lauri Bazerman at