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 The 36th Annual Minority Health Conference: “Reaching for the American Dream: Economic Mobility and Minority Health” 

Registration is now open for the 36th Annual Minority Health Conference from the Minority Student Caucus of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health!

  •  When: Friday February 27, 2015
  • Where: William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill
  • For more information and to register for the conference, please visit http://minorityhealth.web.unc.edu/
  • Registration deadline is Friday, February 13, 2015

 

Minority Health Conference Fundraiser

A Good Deed Deserves a Good Break: Make grabbing a drink a selfless act!

Where: Top of the Hill (Backbar)

 

Meet and Greet with Dr. Camara P. Jones

UNC SPH is hosting Dr. Camara P. Jones, President Elect of the American Public Health Association. Please join SPH in welcoming Dr. Jones!

Read more about Dr. Jones here: http://www.apha.org/about-apha/governance/apha-boards-and-councils/executive-board/executive-board-candidates/camara-jones

  •  Date: Thursday, January 29th
  • Location: SPH Upper Atrium
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

 

The Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR)
The Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) is now accepting applications for the 15th Annual “Careers in Cancer Control Research” Summer Institute set to take place on June 6-10, 2015 at UCSF and June 19-23, 2015 at UCLA. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 13, 2015.

  •  The application packet can be found on the UCSF website http://cancer.ucsf.edu/mtpccr and UCLA website http://www.ph.ucla.edu/mtpccr.
  • The MTPCCR is a joint program of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health, supported with funding from the National Cancer Institute. The purpose of the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) is to increase diversity in the field of research and cancer control by encouraging minority students in master’s level health programs as well as master’s trained health professionals to pursue a doctoral degree and a career in research. However, applicants need not have plans to pursue doctoral training prior to applying to the program.
  • Questions?

Please contact Kristin Black at kzblack@live.unc.edu

International Exchange Program for Minority Students- Deadline January 31

The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students invites current undergraduate, master and doctoral degree students or recent graduates to apply for an exciting international exchange program. Interns will work on research projects under the guidance of prominent international scientists in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe or Africa. Before interns travel to their assigned countries, they receive one week of orientation at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Online applications are being accepted on the program’s website here:
http://icahn.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/preventive-medicine/programs-and-services/international-exchange-program-for-minority-students

 

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