Apply for ‘Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training’


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Are you a Latino master’s student or master’s-level professional in Texas?

You are invited to apply by Feb. 18, 2011, for Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training, a new training program to encourage Latino master’s students and master’s professionals to pursue a doctoral degree in a Latino health disparity research field and/or cancer control research career. Éxito! is led by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Éxito! consists of:

  • A 5-day Summer Institute in June 2011 that offers teaching, tools and resources
  • Paid Internships (Starting in 2012)
  • Doctoral Application Support Awards (Starting in 2012)
  • Doctoral Biannual Retreats (Starting in 2014)

“We believe that Éxito! can increase ethnic diversity in the field of Latino health disparities and cancer control research,” said Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, IHPR and Éxito! director. “Our program will enhance participants understanding of the power of research to affect change; awareness of and interest in research methods, theory and interventions; and research, networking, information seeking skills, and motivation and ability to successfully apply to a doctoral program.”

To find out how to apply or to learn more, go here.

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