Training and Education Opportunities

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For Community Partners

Community Research Fellows Training Program (CRFT)

The Community Research Fellows Training is a 15-week program, based on a Master of Public Health curriculum. CRFT is intended for community members who currently work in community health and/or have a desire to reduce health disparities in their area.

Read more and find application instructions here.

For Academic Partners




The Masters in Population Health Sciences program offers an “Introduction to Health Disparities and the Structural and Social Determinants of Health” class in the Fall semester, taught by Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH, and Erika Waters, PhD, MPH.

For more information about the MPHS program, visit the MPH website or contact Blanka Hodzic at [email protected].

View the full flyer in PDF format.


PECaD Practicum Experiences

PECaD provides opportunities to support students interested in gaining practicum experience in cancer and public health. Examples of previous practicum topics include prostate cancer risk and screening, genomics and health disparities, barriers to clinical trial participation, and environmental exposures and cancer risk. If you are a student who is interested in participating in a practicum experience with PECaD, please complete our survey and we will be in touch with the next steps: