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Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Fellowship
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The Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training program (MHRT) provides mentored research training in global health for minority and under-represented students. This program is built to provide exposure to landmark findings and current challenges in global health, training in qualitative and quantitative research methods, hands-on experience conducting mentored research, and career and admissions counseling. The program offers a three-week introduction which includes an orientation week and a two-week intensive face to face training in NY; a minimum of an eight-week co-mentored research placement in a domestic or international site; culminating in a final week of training and presentation of research capstone projects.
- Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
- Candidates must meet at least one of the NIH-defined criteria for membership in an “underrepresented or minority group” (please see the MHIRT FAQs for definitions).
- Undergraduate applicants must have successfully completed at least two years of coursework in a biomedical or behavioral health science major. A minimum GPAof 3.0 is required.
- Graduate candidates must have successfully completed at least one year of graduate coursework by the beginning of the training program.
- Pre-doctoral candidates must have successfully completed the first year of medical school or first year of DrPH/PhD program prior to starting the fellowship.
For more information, please see the MHIRT FAQs.