MHIRT offers research opportunities in Romania, Armenia

Published on September 14, 2017

The Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research and Training program is seeking underrepresented (minority, low income, rural) students enrolled in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences for summer research training internships in Romania or Armenia during the summer of 2018.

Eligible applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; be a Junior, Senior, Graduate student or medical, dental, pharmacy or other professional program student; have completed two years of health sciences courses; and be from an underrepresented student group (minority, low income or rural).

Most expenses are paid and include round trip airfare, visa fees, international health insurance, monthly stipend, housing and tuition and fees for academic credit of internship.

Information sessions will be held:

Friday, October 27           10:00 am – 11:30 am     N160 CPHB

Thursday, November 9   11:30 am – 1:00 pm     N160 CPHB

Application and more information available at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Marek Mikulski at 384-4296 or for further information or assistance.