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Traineeships & Fellowships

Traineeships & Fellowships

SUPPORTING OUR STUDENTS

The School of Public Health offers a number of federal research traineeships to support our graduate students.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES

Community Health Sciences offers traineeship opportunities through the following programs

 

ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCES DIVISION

EOHS allows students to acquire specialized training in Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Substances, and Occupational Medicine. These opportunities are made possible by the Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education and Research Center, a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center

  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Hazardous Substances Academic Training
  • Occupational Medicine Residencies

 

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS

The UIC Komen Cancer Epidemiology and Health Disparities Fellowship was developed in 2011 and focuses on training of  Masters and Doctoral level students to become cancer epidemiology and  health disparities researchers. For further information, please contact Judith Sayad(jvsayad@uic.edu).

 

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH AND POLICY

Established in 1992 with funding from the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Education and Career Development Program prepares doctoral candidates and postdoctoral trainees for successful research careers as independent investigators in the critical field of cancer disparities.

IHRP investigators also employ SPH graduate students as research assistants on their NIH-funded grants, and many of their multidisciplinary research grants designate funding for the hire of postdoctoral fellows. Learn more at http://www.ihrp.uic.edu/content/training-and-mentoring

 

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