NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship
The NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship aims to train primary care physicians for academic careers that emphasize research. The two-to three-year fellowship provides participants with the knowledge, skills and experience to pursue an individual research program. Fellows establish a research foundation through course work in the various departments of UNC’sand seminars in the School of Medicine’s , and reinforced through fellows’ research projects, weekly works-in-progress seminars, and mentoring by clinical and research faculty.
The fellowship is based in the, a large, multi-disciplinary research unit on campus. To learn more,
Meet our Fellows
Dr. Dotson earned degrees in Biology and Religion from the Florida State University and worked as a high school science teacher with Teach for America following college. She went on to pursue a Master of Science in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and doctorate of medicine from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed Family Medicine residency at the University of New Mexico.
Research Interests: adverse childhood experiences, substance abuse in pregnancy, maternal outcomes, early childhood health, trauma-informed care