Mercer University School of Medicine Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences Stipend and Assistantship Opportunity
Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia is offering a stipend and assistantship opportunity for the 2022-2023 academic year. The program provides a stipend and tuition waiver while working on a Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences. The program is designed to prepare students for research careers focused on improving the health of rural areas using multidisciplinary approaches.
The program is organized around 4 guiding principles:
The program takes 3 years and 64 hours to complete, including 40 hours of traditional didactics/seminar, 6 hours of field-based practicum and at least 18 hours of dissertation.
Participants will have a paid, 20 hour per week internship with the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, located in the Medical School.
The primary target audience is masters-prepared learners who intend to establish or advance a research career focused on improving the health of rural communities, including but not limited to, learners from the fields of psychology, social work, sociology, public health, and medicine.
Tuition is waived for selected students who intern in the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center.
4 students will be selected.
Contact Brad Lian, Program Director, to discuss the application and admissions process.
The application deadline for the for the 2022-2023 academic year is May 1, 2022.
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