Cancer Research Education Program (C-REP)

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2022 Program

About the Program

C-REP is a unique collaborative program sponsored by Howard University and Georgetown University to increase the training, educational and research opportunities  in the field of minority health and cancer disparities among students at various levels.

Program Benefits

  • Stipend
  • Mentored Research (summer)
    • June 1 to July 22
    • Establish schedule with individual mentors
    • Work with assigned mentor not to exceed 40 hours per week
    • Provide a project overview to the CREP Leadership
  • Didactic sessions (online)
  • Research seminars and workshops
  • Networking events
  • Professional development

Who Should Apply

The program is open to

  • Undergraduate students (rising juniors and seniors)
  • Graduate students
  • Health professional students
  • Students can be from any major or concentration of study, including, but not limited to, allied health students, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and social work
  • Students should want to pursue or be actively pursuing a career in research

Application Process

  • CREP Application (NOTE: The application period is now closed; the 2023 program application period will open December 2022)
  • Interest in available research opportunities
  • Personal Statement explaining interest in the program and potential career plans
  • Two letters of recommendations from instructors
  • Official College Transcript

Program Staff

P20 Leadership Team

Lucile L. Adams Campbell, PhD

Teletia R. Taylor, PhD

Carla D. Williams, PhD

C-REP Core Leadership

Pamela L. Carter-Nolan, PhD, MPH

Christopher A. Loffredo, PhD

Administrative Core Liaison

Teletia R. Taylor, PhD