Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Cancer and Health Disparities Internship

2015 Cancer and Health Disparities Summer Interns

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Front left to right: Priya Balaji, Macy Tran, Vy Nguyen, Mariam Salama, Elizabeth Juarez-Diaz, and Kola Okuyemi, M.D., M.P.H.
Back left to right: VanDon Duong,  Chidyaonga Shalita, Xiaohui Yu  Megan Schermerhorn (Natalia Tretyakova, Ph.D.), and Mitchell Fang (Kola Okyemi, M.D., M.P.H.)

Ten undergraduate students have been selected to conduct summer research internships in the Masonic Cancer Center's Cancer and Health Disparities Summer Internship Program. Funding from the University of Minnesota Medical School Program in Health Disparities Research allows undergraduate students from minority and underserved communities in Minnesota to participate in a 8-week program of mentored research with faculty in a wide variety of cancer and health disparities related disciplines. The program is also made possible with support from the Hoffman Foundation at Bates College and the Multicultural Student Research Opportunity Program at the University of Minnesota.

Students and their mentors are as follows:

Students will present their research in a poster session on August 14 at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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