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CONTENTS     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   1      Estimating National Needs For Research Scientists,   1      Recommendations,   2      Enhancing the Effectiveness of the NRSA Program,   8  1   INTRODUCTION   11      Origins of the Study,   11      Charge to the Committee,   12      The Committee's Study Plan,   12      Organization of the Report,   14  2   APPROACHES TO THE ESTIMATION OF NATIONAL NEED   17      Health Research as a National Priority,   17      Advances in Research,   19      Marketplace Requirements,   20  3   BASIC BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES PERSONNEL   23      Advances in Research,   24      Assessment of the Current Market for Basic Biomedical Scientists,   25      Outlook for Basic Biomedical Scientists,   30      Ensuring the Diversity of Human Resources,   32      The NRSA Program in the Basic Biomedical Sciences,   32      Recommendations,   33  4   BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES PERSONNEL   37      Advances in Research in the Behavioral Sciences,   38      Assessment of the Current Market for Behavioral Scientists,   40      Outlook for Behavioral Scientists,   45      Ensuring the Diversity of Human Resources,   49      The NRSA Program in the Behavioral Sciences,   49      Recommendations,   50

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 5   PHYSICIAN-SCIENTISTS   55      Advances in Clinical Science,   56      Assessment of the Current Market for Clinical Scientists,   56      Outlook for Clinical Scientists,   57      Ensuring the Diversity of Human Resources,   59      The NRSA Program in the Clinical Sciences,   60      Recommendations,   62  6   ORAL HEALTH RESEARCH PERSONNEL   65      Advances in Oral Health Research,   65      Assessment of the Current Market for Oral Health Research Personnel,   65      Outlook for Oral Health Research Scientists,   66      Ensuring Diversity of Human Resources,   67      National Research Service Award Program for Oral Health Research,   67      Recommendations,   69  7   NURSING RESEARCH PERSONNEL   73      Advances in Nursing Research,   73      Assessment of the Current Market for Nursing Research Personnel,   75      Outlook for Nursing Research Personnel,   75      Ensuring Diversity of Human Resources,   76      The NRSA Program in Nursing Research,   76      Recommendations,   77  8   HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH PERSONNEL   81      Advances in Health Services Research,   81      Assessment of the Current Market for Health Services Research Personnel,   83      Outlook for Health Services Research Personnel,   84      Ensuring Diversity of Human Resources,   86      The NRSA Program in Health Services Research,   86      Recommendations,   87  9   RECOMMENDATIONS AND REMAINING CONSIDERATIONS   89      Stipend Issues,   89      Enhancing the Effectiveness of the NRSA Program,   90     APPENDIXES       A  Historical Overview   95     B  Classification of Fields   103     C  Public Hearing on National Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Research Personnel   105     D  Report Contributors   113     E  Sources of Information for the National Research Service Award   115     F  Data Tables   117     G  Multistate Life Table Methodology and Projections   149     H  Procedures Used to Estimate Awards, Stipends, and Costs   153     I  Biographical Sketches   161