2014 Latino Mental Health Research Training

2014 Latino Mental Health Research Training

The deadline for submission of application has been extended to February 10, 2014 for the NIH/NIMHD-funded Minority Health andHealth Disparities International Training Program (MHIRT). This is to give more time for interested students to apply.  Undergraduate, post-baccalaureates and pre-doctoral level students interested in conducting mental health research in Mexico during the summer of 2014, and who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

o    3.0 GPA or better

o    Research career orientation

o    Demonstrated interest in and/or commitment to reducing health disparities

o    Excellent Spanish language oral and written skills

o    Background in statistics and/or demonstrated social/behavioral sciences research experience

o    Undergraduates with junior or senior class standing for 2013-2014, post-baccalaureates and pre-doctoral level students

o    U.S. citizen, permanent resident, non-citizen national

o    From a group with health disparities including African American, Asian American, Latino, Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander or other relevant groups

Interested undergraduate and pre-doctoral level students meeting criteria should visit our website:

http://dornsife.usc.edu/latino-mental-health