Florida-California CaRE2 Health Equity Center 2020 Summer Training Opportunites

INTRODUCTION:

CaRE2 is a Health Equity Center funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and constitutes a collaborating partnership among three institutions: Florida A&M University (FAMU), University among three institutions: Florida A&M University (FAMU), University of CaRE2 is a Health Equity Center funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and constitutes a collaborating partnership education and community outreach activities.

OPPORTUNITIES:

Any underrepresented minority investigators at the level of graduate student, postdoctoral fellow or Early Stage Investigator (ESI) (faculty within six years of their first faculty appointment) interested in health disparities affecting cancer prevention, treatment and/or quality of life can apply.

BENEFITS RECEIVED:

A)Opportunity to learn more about Cancer Health Disparities Research (CHDR), an important focus of NIH;

B)Possibility of spending time in advanced research facilities at FAMU, UF, and USC; and

C)Opportunity to receive individualized mentorship in “hands-on” research work, grant writing workshops,

manuscript writing, professional development through seminars and networking with with REC directors and other investigators.

SUPPORT:

Graduate students will receive salary and travel support; postdoctoral fellows and ESIs will receive travel support (and of course their own regular salaries).

HOW TO APPLY:

Please complete an application here.

Please contact Dr. Debra Lyon (UF REC Leader): E-mail: delyon@ufl.edu if you have any questions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please apply before March 31, 2020.