Apply for the Summer Research Program, Oct. 16-Jan. 8!

October 7, 2020

Institute for Public Health 2021 Summer Research Program Application Period Opens October 16

2019 Summer Research Program students out and about in St. Louis

The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program application period will be open to students who seek challenge, research and experience in one of two tracks: the Public and Global Health Track and, the Aging and Neurological Diseases Track. During the eight-week summer program, students work with a mentor, engage in research, attend workshops and seminars led by experts, explore St. Louis, and gain the opportunity to grow academically in a diverse environment. Students can apply between October 16, 2020 – January 8, 2021 to one or both tracks for which they qualify, but will be accepted to only one track. The Summer Research Program runs from June 1 through July 30, 2021.

2019 Summer Research Program Public and Global Health Track Cohort

Public and Global Health Track

Students gain knowledge, conduct real-world practice and research, receive career counseling and build a network of colleagues, while collaborating with public and global health faculty, St. Louis community professionals and each other.

  • Work in real world public health practice and research environments, including some international sites
  • Gain exposure to top investigators and diverse research topics
  • Receive career counseling and develop professional interests
  • Build a social network with student peers and faculty
  • Receive a $4,000 stipend
  • Non-WashU students receive a free Metrolink transit pass
  • For students working at an international site, travel to and from St. Louis to the research site will be provided

For more information about this track, please contact: iphsummer@wustl.edu.

2019 Summer Research Program Aging & Neurological Disease Cohort

Aging and Neurological Diseases Track

Students learn about three neurological conditions and diseases that often interplay with the aging process: stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia. Participants work in research labs and centers focused on these issues.

  • Exposure to top investigators and diverse research topics
  • A comprehensive orientation covering both the health-related issues and an introduction to research approaches
  • Opportunities to build a social network with student peers, faculty, and staff
  • A $3,200 stipend
  • Non-WashU students receive a free Metrolink transit pass

For information about this track, please contact: centerforaging@wustl.edu.

The Summer Research Program is supported by the Institute for Public Health and its Global Health Center and Friedman Center for Aging; the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University’s School of Medicine; the Children’s Discovery Institute of Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital; and, the National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health.

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