MHIRT Renewal

showing-children-a-photoCongratulation to Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (Biology) for renewal of the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) grant, which  provides which opportunities for students to work, study, and travel in exotic areas abroad. The grant funding of $1.3 million extends the MHIRT program through 2019. MHIRT is an innovative science and research initiative that provides funded summer research opportunities for students in basic science, public health education and qualitative projects in Brazil and Uganda. CBU’s program has been funded by NIH for 15 continuous years.

If you would like more information about MHIRT, please visit the website at or contact Jayanni Webster, MHIRT Program Assistant, at