Research & Practice

UAB Cancer Research Experiences for Students (CaRES)

CaRES is the Cancer Research Experiences for Students program that provides paid summer cancer research internships for medical students, veterinary medicine students, pharmacy students, dental students, graduate nursing students, graduate nutrition sciences students, and graduate public health students.  All CaRES projects are done on the UAB campus in Birmingham, or at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville.  CaRES has supported almost 700 students since its initial funding in 1999.

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Minority Health International Research Training Program (MHIRT)

MHIRT offers research training opportunities to minority undergraduate, graduate and health professions students who have an interest in research experience in the areas of nutrition, tropical infectious diseases, reproductive health and/or sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS or chronic disease. Dr. Pauline Jolly, PhD, MPH is the Program Director and UAB mentor for past and present MHIRT Trainees. She provides leadership to both International and UAB mentors in the Minority Health International Research Program.

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