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Public Health Leadership & Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program

Location: Student
Agency: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Due Date: January 31, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 3,500.00
Description: The PLLUSS Program is a 10-week 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. Students must complete sufficient course credit hours during the program for a minor in public health. The PLLUSS program is conducted at three collaborative research sites: (1) Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, (2) University of Cincinnati and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (UC-NIOSH), and (3) California State University-Los Angeles. 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 produce peer-reviewed publications and attend a national public health meeting. Students will receive mentorship with the goal of successful acceptance and completion of graduate or professional school in the public health area. Following Orientation (May 30, 2016 to June 3, 2016), KKI and UC-NIOSH scholars’ research experience will be June 3, 2016 to August 5, 2016. Scholars placed at California State University-Los Angeles will return home after the orientation until the University of Southern California program starts on June 15, 2016 to August 12, 2016. 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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Phone: 443-923-5901
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