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REU: Minority Health Disparities at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Agency: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Due Date: March 1, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 5,000.00
Description: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Minority Health Disparities Initiative (MHDI) administers the Minority Health Disparities summer research program. This is an interdisciplinary program aimed at conducting cutting edge social and behavioral research into understanding and reducing health disparities and in diversifying minority health researchers. Participating students work with faculty mentors in a variety of social and behavioral science disciplines to support health research. Some of the related research areas are: Sociology, Psychology, Communication Studies, Political Sciences, Anthropology, Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Educational Psychology, Ethnic Studies, Nutrition, among others. The program has a duration of 10 weeks, and it runs from June 8 to August 12. At the conclusion of the program, participants will present their research at the Summer Research Symposium poster session. Additionally, participating students may interact with community and state agencies by participating in the Nebraska Minority Health Conference. If you are elected to participate in the program you will receive a $5,000 stipend, housing and meal plan, paid travel expenses, bus pass and Campus access. The Priority deadline (they start reviewing applications on that date) is February 1, but the official deadline is on March 1.

Contact Information
Contact: Kim Gocchi Carrasco
Phone: 402-472-5976
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