|James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
Program Dates: May 27, 2019 to July 31, 2019
Brief Description: The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded, ten-week summer program that provides a research-based educational and professional development experience for students interested in infectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and/or health disparities research. Fellows work with research mentors at the CDC or Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health or the Maryland or Baltimore City Department of Health. These locations offer Fellows laboratory, clinical, state, and community-based research experiences. Specifically, the CDC site in Atlanta offers a research externship focused on infectious diseases, prevention of injury, and other CDC research initiatives. Fellows in Baltimore work with research mentors on projects related to infectious diseases, health disparities, mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, and epidemiology. The overarching goal of the Ferguson RISE Fellowship is to promote diversity among future public health research leaders. Following Orientation (Monday, May 27 through Thursday, May 30, 2019), the Fellows research experience start on June 3, 2019 and end on July 31, 2019.
A $4,500 stipend is provided for master level graduate fellows and a $5,933 stipend is provided for pre-doctoral fellows. Housing and round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.
Phone: (443) 923-5901