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Employer: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Located in: Minnesota
Degree Required: Other
Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)
Application Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
Program Dates: May 27, 2019 to July 31, 2019
Brief Description: MCHC/RISE-UP is a national consortium of institutions including the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities, and University of California Davis MIND Institute partnering with UC Davis Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that provides opportunities for enhanced public health leadership in the area of maternal and child health. MCHC/RISE-UP focuses on the social determinants of health, CDC Winnable Battles, elimination of health disparities, and evaluation and treatment of developmental disabilities. Diverse undergraduate junior, senior, and recent baccalaureate degree scholars (within 12 months of the MCHC/RISE-UP orientation) who are interested in learning more about public health are encouraged to apply. Scholars must have at least a 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Three leadership tracks are offered: (1) clinical, (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy. MCHC/RISE-UP’s ultimate goal is to promote a more equitable health system by providing these highly qualified MCHC/RISE-UP scholars with public health leadership experiences. Following Orientation (Monday, May 27 through Thursday, May 30, 2019), the scholars at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and University of South Dakota sites will begin their MCHC/RISE-UP experience on June 3, 2019 and end on July 31, 2019. Following Orientation Week, University of California Davis scholars will begin their summer experience on Monday, June 17, 2019 and end on July 31, 2019.
A $3,500 stipend is provided for Kennedy Krieger Institute and University of South Dakota (10-week) and $3,000 is provided for University of California (8-week) program participants. Housing and round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.
Phone: (443) 923-5901
The MCHC/RISE-UP Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health leadership training in the area of maternal and child health focusing on social determinants of health, elimination of health disparities, and developmental disabilities. Grant funding for this program was awarded to Kennedy Krieger Institute by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a national consortium of institutions and universitiesthat provides undergraduate scholars with three public health leadership experiences: (1) clinical, (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy.
The consortium was built on the Leadership Education and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) and University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) training framework and includes:
MCHC/RISE-UP’s ultimate goal is to promote a more equitable health system by introducing highly qualified diverse undergraduate and recent baccalaureate degree scholars (undergraduate juniors, seniors, and scholars who received their baccalaureate degree within 12 months of MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation), who have at least a 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale, to the field of public health.
All scholars interested in maternal and child health, reducing health disparities and promoting social justice, especially scholars from underrepresented populations in the field of public health, are strongly encouraged to apply.
In order to be considered for acceptance into this program, the applicant must:
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