Research Education Core

The Research Education Core at the UF CaRE2 Health Equity Center works to increase the number of URM individuals, specifically Black and Latino  post-baccalaureate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early state investigators who are poised for successful careers as academic scientists focused on reducing healthcare disparities in cancer.

Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FAAN

Principal Investigator

Dr. Lyon Headshot

Summer Opportunities for Training

The Research Education Cores at all three Florida-California CaRE2 Health Equity Centers have a variety of opportunities for Summer training! Underrepresented minority investigators at  the level of graduate student, postdoctoral fellow or Early Stage Investigator (ESI is defined as faculty within six years of  their first faculty appointment) are encouraged to click here to learn more, and to click the orange membership button above to be notified when applications for next summer are open.

UF CaRE2 Post-Baccalaureate Program

The Research Education Core is proud to be home to the UF CaRE2 Health Equity Center’s Post-Baccalaureate program. This program is a year-long opportunity for under represented minority students who have recently completed their bachelor’s degree to receive individualized mentorship, training in cancer health disparities research in Black and Latino populations, and an Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Health Equity.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Health Equity

The CaRE@UF Health Equity Center is pleased to announce the creation of a new graduate certificate, which is housed in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, but is open to post-baccalaureate, professional/graduate students and post-doctoral fellows enrolled in any UF Professional degree program. It is a a comprehensive investigation of disparities in health in America and globally. Students will be prepared to identify social and economic inequalities, analyze barriers in the health care system and propose solutions for achieving health equity. Click here to learn more and apply.