Graduate Research Opportunities

Graduate Research Opportunities

Graduate Research Opportunities

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MEDICAL STUDENT RESEARCH THESIS PROGRAM
CDU has formal research programs for Medical Students hosted by the College of Medicine called the “College of Medicine Medical Student Research Thesis Program. This is part of the CDU Medical Education Program. Please visit the following link for information regarding this program: http://www.cdrewu.edu/com/MSRTP

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, PhD
Chair CDU/UCLA Medical Student Research Thesis
Email: shahrzadbazargan@cdrewu.edu or shahrzadb@ucla.edu
Phone:  323-357-3464Fax: 323-563-4957

CDU/UCLA CANCER CENTR PARTNERSHIP: POST BACCALAUREATE, GRADUATE, OR MEDICAL STUDENT RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
The CDU/UCLA Cancer Center Partnership hosts 3-5 highly competitive and dedicated trainees from Post-baccalaureate, Nursing/ Graduate and Medical programs for a quarterly to year-long internship.
Students must demonstrate a deep commitment to underserved populations and genuine interest in cancer health disparities interest. Furthermore, they must be able to commit at least 5-10 hours a week to the internship and have approval from their respective programs to participate. Trainees accepted for this internship will be matched with a Faculty mentor and develop a hypothesis driven cancer disparities research project. Trainees will have the opportunity to prepare weekly research reports, a final research manuscript/thesis, and formal presentation for the Cancer Journal Club. Trainees will also have the benefit of participating in the CME accredited Cancer Journal Club series which hosts leaders in cancer health disparities research from basic, clinical, and community sciences. Several of the most outstanding former students have also had the opportunity to participate and present at national meetings including the American Association for Cancer Research.

FOR MORE INFORMATION : http://www.cdrewu-dcrt.org/
TO APPLY TO THE GRADUATE OR MEDICAL STUDENT CANCER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
Please send in your resume and letter of interest to the Director: Dr. Jay Vadgama (jayvadgama@cdrewu.edu) copied to Program Administrator: Marianna Sarkissyan (mariannasarkissyan@cdrewu.edu) and Coordinator Dr. May Ong (mayong@cdrewu.edu ) .