TADA Overview


Our Purpose


The Emory Rollins School of Public Health seeks applicants for an NIH-Funded T32 training program for predoctoral fellows: Training in Advanced Data Analytics and Computational Sciences to End Drug-Related Harms (TADA).

The goal of TADA is to prepare a diverse cadre of 21st century social and behavioral science (SBS) researchers to apply advanced data analytics and computational methods and to develop transformative approaches to end the substance use disorder (SUD) crisis.

Methods include but are not limited to:

  • geospatial methods,
  • social network analyses,
  • gene/environment interactions,
  • machine learning,
  • and tools to integrate and analyze multiple large administrative datasets.

Two ways to join TADA:


The TADA Fellowship Program

  • A competitive fellowship for eligible predoctoral students dedicated to a research career applying advanced data analysis methods to study and intervene in SUD-related harms.
  • Includes a a 2-year tuition and fees stipend and $5000 in dissertation funding.
  • Provides access to a range of mentoring, scholarship, and professional development activities.
  • Includes travel support to attend annual T32 cross-site grantee meetings.
  • View complete Fellowship Program details here.

TADA Certificate Program

  • Starting in 2022, TADA will offer a certificate program, which includes the TADA courses and most of the professional development activities offered by the fellowship.
  • It is open to PhD students from any Emory department or degree program.
  • There are no citizenship requirements.
  • TADA does not cover tuition for certificate students, but up to $5000 in competitive dissertation funding is available through Spark.
  • View complete Certificate Program details here.

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