PhD Fellowship In Smoking Cessation And Mobile Health Technology

A Doctoral Fellowship in Smoking Cessation and Mobile Health Technology (mHealth) will be available for a selected doctoral candidate to work with Dr. Claire Spears in the School of Public Health. The primary project involves developing and evaluating an mHealth intervention (primarily using text messaging) for smoking cessation among low-income populations. Dr. Spears’ research also focuses on mindfulness and other meditative practices to promote mental and physical health. The current project is funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

For more information contact Dr. Claire Spears, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior.

Stipend: This award is made in the amount of $22,000 annually or $1,833 monthly.

Tuition Waiver: In addition to your stipend, you will receive a full tuition waiver. Thus, Georgia State University will cover approximately $14,000 (in state) or $45,000 (out of state) in annual tuition costs for you. You will be responsible for paying only $37.50 each semester toward your tuition.

Minimum Credit Hours: The School of Public Health requires that students receiving tuition waivers sign up for a minimum number of credit hours.

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