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Employer: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded program
Located in: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Degree Required: Other
Maternal Child Health - Leadership, Education, Advocacy, & Research Network (MCH-LEARN)
Application Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
Summer Program: May 27, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Academic Year: Monthly sessions during the academic school year, September 2019 – April 2020
Brief Description: The Maternal Child Health-Leadership, Education, Advocacy, and Research Network (MCH-LEARN) is a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded program that supports local undergraduate freshman, sophomore, and rising junior scholars entry into graduate school in Maternal Child Health (MCH) fields, i.e., public health and related fields such as pediatrics, nutrition, social work, nursing, pediatric dentistry, psychology, health education, pediatric occupational/physical therapy and speech language pathology. Scholars must have a 3.0 GPA, or better, on a 4.0 scale. The program is designed for local scholars (no housing allowance during the Baltimore summer session) from diverse populations who are underrepresented in MCH fields and desire to learn more about MCH. Scholars will participate in a summer internship with continued monthly experiences throughout the academic year. The MCH-LEARN provides public health research and complementary clinical or community engagement experiences. Mentorship and professional development are key components. The MCH-LEARN research opportunities are in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, and identification and reduction of health disparities. The ultimate goal of the MCH-LEARN is to promote diversity and leadership in MCH graduate studies and careers.
A $3,500 stipend is provided for the 10-week summer program and a small stipend for the academic year participation. Funding to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students is provided for scholars submitting research abstracts to the conference (as federal funding allows).
Phone: (443) 923-5901
Posted on 11/30/2018
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