Opportunities for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at NIH

April 1, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Webster 203 Add to Calendar

Dr. Michael Spittel is a health scientist administrator at the National Institutes of Health, and was previously a program officer at the Demographic and Behavior Sciences Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. As a program officer at the NIH, Dr. Spittel has managed and led a scientific portfolio of research grants, program projects, institutional training grants, SBIR/STTR projects, international training, fellowships, contracts, and various career awards. Before joining the NIH, Dr. Spittel was in the Mortality Statistics Branch of the Division of Vital Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics. In addition Dr. Spittel served as the program officer/scientist for the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), Data Sharing for Demographic Research, Community Child Health Network, and co-managed the DBSB training program which supports pre- and postdoctoral researchers in demography. Dr. Spittel received his Masters and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has published in several different behavioral and social science journals, including the American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, American Journal of Public Health, Research in Human Development, the American Behavioral Scientist, Springer Publications, and Issues in Science and Technology.

Event Sponsor
Sociology, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Sang-hyoun Pahk, (808) 956-7693, socdept@hawaii.edu, Spittel flyer (PDF)

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