The National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported Cancer Control Research Training Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York, provides post-doctoral M.D. or Ph.D. researchers with the knowledge and experience to establish careers as outstanding independent investigators in cancer control and prevention research.
Features of the program include:
- An emphasis on preparation for successfully obtaining research funding
- Curriculum, seminars and workshops on cancer control and research methodology in three focus areas:
- Choice of earning a Master of Public Health Degree in Clinical Investigation or a Master of Science degree in Medical Statistics
- Professional guidance by two University of Rochester-based mentors with expertise in cancer control and prevention and one off-site mentor actively involved in NCI-supported multicenter cancer control research studies
- Exceptionally diverse research opportunities provided by 15 on-site mentors, all with competitively funded cancer control research grants, as well as through a NCI-funded Community Clinical Oncology Program Research Base
- Practical experience in protocol design, study procedures, statistical analysis, report writing and oral presentation
For more information about this program, you can email Dr. Gary Morrow, Program Director of the Cancer Control Research Training Program. You may also call us at 585-275-5513.
Our mailing address is:
Cancer Control Research Training Program
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642