Center for Health Equity

A Program of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute


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Workforce Development

The Center for Health Equity works to achieve health equity through workforce development. Our research training programs for University of Minnesota undergraduate and health professional students (medical, pharmacy, public health, nursing, and dental) are the cornerstone of our Research Training and Education Core and help to build a pipeline for students to become high quality academicians and health professionals working toward the goal of health equity.

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Student Announcements
2014 Undergraduate Research Program

2014 URP Scholars

Sowda Ahmed, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Mark Schleiss, MD

Samantha Carlson, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Alicia Allen, PhD

Stephanie Duong, Macalester College
Mentor: Kathryn Cullen, MD

Cedith Giddings, Augsburg College
Mentor: Siobhan McMahon, PhD

Virginia Godfrey, University of MN—Morris
Mentors: Kathleen Call, PhD/Melissa Walls, PhD

Christina Johnson, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Rebecca Shlafer, PhD

Jamie Morissette, College of St. Scholastica
Mentor: Cari Clark, ScD

Ammanuel Taye, MCTC
Mentor: Paul Bohjanen, MD, PhD

Thang Tran, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Richard Brundage, Pharm D, PhD

Abhishek Vaidya, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Erica Schorr, PhD

Allison Wolf, University of MN—Morris
Mentor: Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD

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2014 Advanced Research Program

2014 ARP Scholars

Erin Casey, College of Child Development
Mentor: Rebecca Shlafer, PhD

Dorothy Curran, Medical School
Mentor: Michele Allen, MD

Benjamin Eidenschink, Medical School
Mentor: Julia Davydova, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Jarrett, Medical School
Mentor: Iris Borowsky, MD, PhD

Gregory Laffen, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Robert Straka, PharmD

David Matson, Medical School
Mentor: David W. Polly, MD

Benjamin Otopalik, Medical School
Mentor: Kelvin Lim, MD

Kinjal Sanghavi, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Pamala Jacobson, PharmD

Robert Sjoholm, Medical School
Mentor: John Song, MD

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