Student Research Opportunities

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (CHPDP) offers a variety of student research opportunities to gain mentored experience in the following activities:

  • Understand theory behind health promotion and disease prevention
  • Clinical research laboratory experience
  • Data collection and statistical analysis
  • Delivery of health promotion interventions in the community
  • Study recruitment and enrollment


Student benefits include:

  • Course credit and/or honors thesis opportunity
  • Mentorship in applying for graduate school
  • Flexible schedules
  • Resume building experience
  • Possible letters of recommendation
  • Possible opportunities to present research information at scientific conferences



  • Interest in health promotion and disease prevention among vulnerable populations
  • Spanish speaking students are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 2-semester lab commitment requirement (must have 2 or more remaining semesters in school)


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