Mercer University School of Medicine Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences Stipend and Assistantship Opportunity
Mercer University School of Medicine
Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia is
offering a stipend, assistantship, 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
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
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding
Participants will have a paid, 20 hour per week
internship with the Georgia Rural Health Innovation
Center, located in the Medical School.
Tuition is waived for selected students who intern in the
Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center.
Lian, Program Director, to discuss the application
and admissions process.
Applications are accepted year-round. Recruitment for the
upcoming year closes on July 1.
Health workforce education and training · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Research methods and resources · Scholarships for health careers
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