Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Cancer and Health Disparities Internship

2014 Cancer and Health Disparities Summer Interns

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Front: Lourdes Bunay-Vivar (Rebekah Pratt, Ph.D.), Jessica Sukharan (Scott Dehm, Ph.D.), Ted Bebi (Natalia Tretyakova, Ph.D.)
Back: Asma Adam (Kola Okuyemi, M.D., M.P.H.), Cynthia Chang (Heather Stefanski, M.D.), Nermine Abdelwahab (Betsy Hirsch, Ph.D.), Hemen Muleta (Janet Thomas, Ph.D.), Gabe Franta (Charles Rogers, Ph.D.)

Eight undergraduate students have been selected to conduct summer research internships in the Masonic Cancer Center's Cancer and Health Disparities Summer Internship Program. Funding from the University of Minnesota Medical School Program in Health Disparities Research allows undergraduate students from minority and underserved communities in Minnesota to participate in a 8-week program of mentored research with faculty in a wide variety of cancer and health disparities related disciplines. The program is also made possible with support from the Hoffman Foundation at Bates College and the Multicultural Student Research Opportunity Program at the University of Minnesota.

Students and their mentors are as follows:

Upon completion of their internship, the students will present discuss their research at a poster presentation session.

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