Summer Research Program

Annually, the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis hosts a popular, informative and engaging Summer Research Program.

The application period for the 2021 summer research program IS OPEN NOW THROUGH January 8, 2021. LEARN MORE.

Each year, the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program is open to students who seek challenge, research and experience in one of the two tracks below, along with the opportunity to explore and grow academically in a diverse environment. Students may apply to one or both tracks, but will be accepted into one track.

Public and Global Health Track

Aging and Neurological Diseases Track

The Summer Research Program runs between June-July annually.

The program is supported by the Institute for Public Health; the Global Health Center; Friedman Center for Aging; the Departments of Medicine, Molecular Biology, and Pediatrics at Washington University’s School of Medicine; the Children’s Discovery Institute of Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital; and National Institutes of Health.

2019 Summer Research Program students (both cohorts) prepare to tour St. Louis.

Past Summer Research Programs

2020 Program Summary
2019 Student Symposium Recap
2019 Public & Global Health Cohort
2019 Program Mentors & Projects
2019 Summer Program Blogs
2018 Student Symposium Recap
2018 Program Mentors & Projects
2018 Public & Global Health Cohort
2018 Summer Program Blogs
2017 Student Symposium Recap
2017 Program and Seminar Series
2016 Student Symposium Recap
2016 Program and Seminar Series
2015 Student Symposium Recap
2015 Program and Seminars Series
2014 Student Symposium Recap