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Outreach Programs

University of North Texas Health Science Center has received prestigious recognition for its longstanding history of programs aimed at increasing diversity within the scientific community. These awards include the Award for Excellence in Minority Recruitment from the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, designation as an NIH-Minority Access Role Model Institution, and the President's Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering from the National Science Foundation.

The GSBS Office of Outreach administers programs whose principal goal is to increase the numbers of under-represented, disadvantaged or first-generation college students entering the health professions and the biomedical sciences. The programs currently in place are:

Primary School Outreach Programs:

Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS)

Summer Programs for Undergraduate Students:

The Healthy Decision-Making and Behavior for Healthier Youth Program

Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training ( SMART)

Summer Training Among Research Scientistis (STARS)

Programs for Graduate Students:

Minority Opportunities in Research and Education (MORE)



This page last updated Mar 21, 2013
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