Cancer Research Education Program (C-REP)

Please Note: This program is on hiatus for 2024. Please check back in December 2024 for information about the program in 2025.

C-REP Program

About the Program

Howard-Georgetown Collaborative Partnership in Cancer Research logo

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 21
    • Establish schedule with individual mentors. NOTE: Students selected to participate should have at minimum 20-25 hours of time per week to work with research mentor.
    • Provide a project overview to the CREP Leadership
  • Didactic sessions
  • 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

  • NOTE: This program is currently on hiatus and is not accepting applications for 2024
  • Personal Statement explaining interest in the program and potential career plans
  • Two letters of recommendations from instructors
  • Official college transcript

Program Contact for Questions

Email Christopher Loffredo, PhD

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