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Maternal Child Health Careers / Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement-Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)Location: Student
Agency: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Due Date: January 31, 2017
Description: The MCHC/RISE-UP Program is a 10-week summer public health leadership program designed for undergraduates in their junior and senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of the MCHC/RISE-UP orientation). MCHC/RISE-UP is a national consortium of institutions including the Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, University of Southern California, California State University-LA, and University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities. Three tracks are offered: (1) clinical (KKI only), (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy. Following Orientation (May 30, 2016 to June 3, 2016), the scholars at the KKI and University of South Dakota sites will begin their MCHC/RISE-UP experience on June 3, 2016 and end on August 5, 2016. Scholars placed at the University of Southern California will return home after the orientation until the University of Southern California program starts on June 15, 2016 and will end 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.
Contact InformationPhone: 443-923-5901
Web Site: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/rise-up