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Latino Mental Health Research Training ProgramLocation: California and Mexico
Agency: USC and BUAP Medical School in Puebla Mexico
Due Date: February 1, 2017
Description: The Latino Mental Health Research Training Program (MHIRT) is an initiative from the NIH/NIMHD that gives students the opportunity to do research for 11 weeks. Selected students will say for one week at USC taking prep seminars and the rest of the program at BUAP Medical School in Puebla Mexico, it runs from June 01 – August 15 (Mexico dates). Participants will have the opportunity to work with leading Latino mental health researchers, participate in data collection and preset their findings at a national conference in either Mexico or the US. Requirements for this program are: a 3.0 GPA or better, research career orientation, demonstrated interest in and/or commitment to reducing health disparities, excellent Spanish language oral and written skills, background in statistics and/or demonstrated social/behavioral sciences research experience. MHIRT looks for undergraduates with junior or senior class standing for 2014-2015, post baccalaureate students, and pre-doctoral level students. Applicants should prepare a CV and include it with the application.
Contact InformationContact: Eleanor Race-Moore
Web Site: http://dornsife.usc.edu/latino-mental-health/