National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities - Project EXPORT Program

For more information:

Dawn Fizer
Training Program Administrator, MHRC
University of Alabama at Birmingham
205-996-2953 - fax

Campus Mailing Address:
MT 512, zip 4410

All years 2011



Through the Summer Enrichment
Program, UAB partners with
Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Oakwood University,Stillman
College, and Tuskegee University,
to provide research opportunities to

We invite you to watch a short video
highlighting a recent SEP student
from UAB, Amber Dixon SEP Class
of 2013 and her research project in
Optometry. A brief program overview
is also provided by Dawn Fizer, SEP
Program Adminisrator.

Undergraduate Research Experience

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Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC)

Summer Enrichment Program

The University of Alabama at Birmingham in partnership with Alabama's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's) sponsors an undergraduate summer enrichment program to increase the number of competent, well trained minority researchers and health care professionals working on health disparities in the Deep South.

Program Eligibility:

MHDRC is a highly competitive program that helps students prepare for and gain enrollment into graduate or professional schools. Undergraduate students applying to MHRC must be willing to spend three consecutive summers in the program. MHRC scholars apply for year one of the program, and they complete two additional consecutive summers for a total of three summers.

Eligibility--Year One (4 weeks):

Eligibility--Year Two (6 weeks):

Eligibility—Year Three (8 weeks):

Program Benefits:

Scholars will receive the following program benefits each year.

Return application to:

Dawn Fizer
Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
MT 512
1717 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
or email

Application Deadline March 1

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