innovation bookThe UTHealth School of Public Health’s CPRIT fellowship in innovation for cancer prevention research is now accepting applications for predoctoral fellows, including MD/MPH students.

Full-time doctoral fellows receive training and coaching by Dr. Roberta Ness, UTHealth vice president for innovation and full benefits and paid tuition. Affiliate fellows with salary support from employment related to cancer receive training, coaching, mentoring, tuition and books.

Applications are due at 11:59 p.m., Jan. 3, 2016.

The link to the fellowship and the application can be found here:

The program is generously funded by the UTHealth Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas grant #RP140103). The CPRIT program was created in 2007 as part of a voter-approved constitutional amendment authorizing the state to issue $3 billion in bonds to fund groundbreaking cancer research and prevention programs and services in Texas.