July 17, 2009
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Poster Session

Outreach students to present research
On July 30, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Office of Outreach will host a poster presentation session for students participating in summer outreach programs. The session will display research by 47 students from across the country who participated in the Health Science Center’s McNair Scholars, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Collaborative Summer Training Program in Prostate Cancer, SMART (Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training) and SPHERE (Summer Public Health Education and Research Experience) programs on campus this summer.

A panel of judges made up of GSBS and School of Public Health (SPH) students will select the top poster presentations in each program. Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony immediately following the poster presentation session. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the events.

Poster session schedule:

Session 1 SMART/SPHERE
8 - 9:30 am
EAD Atrium

Session 2 McNair/HBCU
10:30 am - noon
EAD Atrium

The Health Science Center’s grant-funded summer outreach programs are made possible by the continued support of these faculty mentors:

Robert Kaman, PhD, associate professor and director of Outreach
McNair TRIO Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Thomas Yorio, PhD, provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs
SMART Grant from the Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute of Health; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Jamboor Vishwanatha, PhD, dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
HBCU-STP Grant from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program

Claudia Coggin, PhD, assistant professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
SPHERE grant from the Association of Schools of Public Health, the Association of Public Health Laboratories, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For more information about the Health Science Center’s summer outreach programs, visit the GSBS Office of Outreach and the SPH Center for Public Health Practice online.

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