Summer Research Volunteer Program

This volunteer opportunity is for outstanding high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. Applications for the 2018 High School and Undergraduate Summer Volunteer Program will be accepted February 1 through March 31.

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Lombardi is committed to the education and training of tomorrow’s leaders in cancer treatment and research. Our education and training span all levels of learning — from programs for high school students to postdoctoral fellowships.

Tumor Biology

The Tumor Biology Training Program offers doctoral and master’s degree students an excellent environment and interdisciplinary training for a career in cancer research.

M.S., PhD, MD/PhD in Tumor Biology


The master’s degree program in Biostatistics, with a focus in bioinformatics, provides integrated training in computational, quantitative, and biomedical sciences to support health-related research in academia, government and industry.

M.S. in Biostatistics

Cancer Biology, Prevention & Control

The master’s degree in Cancer Biology, Prevention and Control, offered in partnership with the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), trains graduate-level cancer researchers in how to conduct biomedical research focused on cancer biology and health disparities in minority population.

M.S. in CBPC


The master’s degree program in Epidemiology provides advanced training in the fundamental principles and practice of epidemiology with a focus on health disparities.

M.S. in Epidemiology

Health Physics

The Health Physics program provides students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to become competent health physicists, dealing with the health effects associated with exposure to radiation.

M.S. in Health Physics

Tumor Biology Training Program Faculty

Faculty within the Tumor Biology Training Program are members of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University.

Tumor Biology Faculty

Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

This certificate program is designed to build on the knowledge of working professionals who desire additional training in biostatistics.

Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology

This certificate program is designed to supplement the knowledge of working professionals who desire additional training in epidemiology.

Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology

Postdoctoral Training in Tumor Biology

This postdoctoral program provides a solid foundation in the skills needed to succeed in a science career, a focused research experience in basic cancer biology in a strong laboratory environment, and opportunities to obtain support for the transition from postdoctoral trainee to independent cancer research scientist.

Postdoctoral Training

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides a balanced program of clinical training and research experience in order to develop the best clinicians and investigators in the country.

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Fellowship

Advanced Research Training Center

Science faculty are trained in the professional development of science students in general, as well as those participating in the Advanced Research Training Program. Selected workshops will enhance faculty members' knowledge of research and pedagogical techniques.

Advanced Research Training Center