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"Justin Aneni, MPH" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:53:09 -0500
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Subject: 2015 CDC Funded Internships

We are pleased to announce three CDC funded internships available this coming

Internship #1

The MCHC/RISE-UP Program is a 10-week summer program for undergraduates in
their junior and senior year, and recent baccalaureate degree students
(within 12 months of MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation) who are interested in
learning more about preventing health disparities.   Public health
experiences offered to scholars are:

Clinical/Community: Scholars rotate through clinical experiences provided by
Maternal and Child Health disciplines (pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology,
physiatrist, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, social work,
psychology, speech/language, special education and nursing) (Kennedy Krieger
Institute only). In addition, scholars will have planned experiences in
providing community-based multi-level health care and support systems for
underserved groups.
Community Engagement and Advocacy: Scholars work with professionals in the
University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Public Health
and related systems on the formation, implementation and evaluation of health
care and disability legislation, regulations and practice guidelines. The
critical role of engaging underrepresented communities in shaping responsive
systems of care receives a special emphasis.
Research: Scholars work with research mentors on a wide range of public
health prevention, treatment and epidemiological studies. Scholars receive
training in conducting community-based participatory research, which engages
communities that are currently underserved by mainstream systems.

A $3,500 stipend is provided to all program participants.  Housing and
round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2015

Internship #2

The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship is a
nine-week summer program for students currently enrolled full-time in a
medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program who
are interested in learning more about the area of infectious diseases and
health disparities.  Fellows may also gain clinical experience and develop
leadership skills.
Program Benefits:
A $4,000 stipend is provided for all participants.
Housing and round-trip travel are also available for out-of-state students.
Sponsorship to attend a national scientific meeting following abstract
Sponsored membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA)

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2015

Internship #3

The Public health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success
(PLLUSS) Program is an eight-week summer and part-time academic year public
health leadership and research program. The PLLUSS Program is for
undergraduate sophomore and junior students minoring or majoring in public
health with at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale.  PLLUSS Program students
will participate in public health research, education on health disparities
and urban health issues, professional development, and community health
promotion activities. Students will be encouraged to submit research to
national meetings and produce peer-reviewed publications.
Housing and round-trip travel expenses for out-of-state students are
available. Student stipend is $5,140 per year.
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Application Deadline: January 31, 2015

All program activities are contingent on CDC funding.

Contact Person: Justin Aneni, MPH
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