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Employer: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Located in: Maryland
Degree Required: Current graduate student
Orientation Week: The program begins with Orientation for ALL scholars. Registration, health screening, and seminars will begin at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore MD on Monday, May 27 through Thursday, May 30, 2019. Following Orientation, the Fellows at the Baltimore sites and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experience on June 3, 2019 and end on July 31, 2019. ALL Fellows will participate in Wednesday Research Accountability and Public Health seminars beginning June 5, 2019. PLEASE NOTE THESE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
During the remaining 9 weeks of the program, fellows receive mentored research and professional development experiences at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia or in Baltimore at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, or the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).
The CDC Site in Atlanta offers a research externship focused on infectious diseases and addressing public health disparities. Fellows work with research mentors on a range of infectious disease projects and public health prevention, treatment and epidemiological studies. Research experiences include laboratory science, epidemiology, public health policy, public health education, developmental disabilities, injury prevention and emergency preparedness. Conferences and networking related to public health infectious diseases research and response preparedness are offered.
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Maryland Department of Health, and Bureau of Prisons (Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC) offers a clinical, state and community-based research externship. Fellows work with research mentors on projects related to infectious diseases treatment, prevention, health disparities, mental health, developmental disabilities and epidemiology. Fellows located at the Baltimore, Maryland site may participate in clinical and community experiences. Fellows may receive training in the conduct of community-based participatory research. Fellows may also rotate through clinical experiences related to infectious diseases and public health, attend clinical rounds and/or work with DHMH.
All Fellows participate in weekly research and public health seminars. During the last week of the fellowship, students present their research to peers, mentors and researchers. The final day of the Ferguson Fellowship program is July 31, 2019.
Fellows accepted into this fellowship are expected to:
Fellows who are members of underrepresented populations (as defined by the federal government) are strongly encouraged to apply!
In order to be considered for acceptance into this program, the applicant must:
All activities are subject to the availability of federal funds.
Posted on 11/06/2018
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