Opportunities in Summer Research Program – Institute for Public Health – Washington University in St. Louis, MO, which is open to students who seek challenge, research and experience in one of three tracks – two of which are directly supported by the Global Health Center.

The Public & Global Health Track gives participants an opportunity for gaining knowledge, conducting real-world practice and research, receiving career development and building a network of colleagues while collaborating with Washington University public and global health faculty, St. Louis community professionals and each other.

It is an 8-week program open to national and international students who are currently enrolled at the time of participation, or are matriculating in the fall as full-time college undergraduates, graduate students, or medical students at a U.S.-based university.

Students in this track receive a stipend and will further explore their interests in public and global health and pediatrics research through mentorship, seminars, direct research lab experience, etc.

The RADIANCE Track trains students specifically in the broad areas of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Hematologic Disorders and implements a comprehensive mentoring, career development and research training curriculum.

It is an 8-week program that features lectures on topics related to CVD and hematologic disorders in addition to cross-cutting major biomedical research topics such as epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical trials, implementation science, data science, research ethics and others.

Students in this track also receive a stipend to help cover program expenses such as travel, supplies, etc.

To be eligible for this program, students must be an undergraduate or a health professional student and represent one (or more) of the following attributes: from a racial/ethnic group that is traditionally underrepresented in health-related sciences, from disadvantaged background(s), and/or with disabilities. More specific information about these requirements can be found at the following link: NOT-OD-20-031: Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity

There is also the Aging & Neurological Diseases Track, which is supported by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging and offers opportunities for students to develop experience in research and learn more about the neurological conditions and diseases that often interplay with the aging process.

We would like to ask if you could please share the attached flyer and website links with your students, and anyone else you know who may be interested in applying for these programs!

Further details on the programs and application requirements can be found at this link – Summer Research Program | Institute for Public Health | Washington University in St. Louis (wustl.edu).

The application period is currently open and will close on January 13, 2023.

Summer Research Program – Institute for Public Health – Washington University – Flyer