Project STRIDE I
The Project STRIDE education and training experience will encompass exposure to critical methodologies and principles of biomedical and clinical research in disease areas identified by Healthy People 2020 as disproportionately prevalent among underserved minority and low income communities. This ten week clinical research program will require the student to work full-time with an assigned mentor on a research project of their interest. Students will write an abstract on the project, create a poster and give a presentation at a Research Day. Extra-curricular activities such as SAT preparation, writing skills, interviewing, applying to college, and other areas of interest to the students will be covered. Participants will receive a stipend for their involvement.
Project STRIDE II
This program is for students who have previously completed the high school Project STRIDE program. The undergraduate students will have the opportunity to expand their research knowledge and capabilities. They will be exposed to a many complex research techniques and produce a community relevant translational project. The project will aim to also produce a meaningful publication, manuscript or submission of abstracts to national conferences.