Fellowships & Grants

Our division offers several training grants and programs that provide research assistantships and fellowships for MS, MPH, PhD, and postdoctoral students, including:

Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology & Prevention Research Fellowships

This program is intended to prepare fellows for research careers in cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention. Fellows will be involved in ongoing studies having existing databases and will also initiate research, including data collection and analysis, on their own. Trainees complete one or more projects for which they bear primary responsibility

Cancer Related Health Disparities Education & Career Development Fellowships

This program is aimed at training new investigators who are prepared to develop, test, and evaluate interventions in both clinical and population settings to reduce cancer-related inequities among disadvantaged populations.

Maternal & Child Health Training

The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health is committed to improving the health of children, women, and families. This program provides training in maternal and child health for MPH students in MCH and one predoctoral student in epidemiology.

Minnesota Obesity Prevention (MnOPT) Fellowship

The MnOPT fellowship program is dedicated to providing innovative interdisciplinary training for the next generation of biologic, behavioral, and clinical obesity prevention scientists. The program offers training to predoctoral, postdoctoral, and medical fellows.

Musculoskeletal Research Training

This is a five-year award from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the NIH. Its purpose is to provide state-of-the-art research training in musculoskeletal biology to predoctoral graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Translational Pediatric Cancer Epidemiology Training

This training program is offered by the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics and the Cancer Center. The program provides opportunities for both pre- and postdoctoral students to enhance their research training and experience in pediatric cancer epidemiology.

Public Health Nutrition Fellowships

The Leadership, Education, and Training Program in Maternal and Child Nutrition Program (LET) offers pre-or postdoctoral fellowships, or sabbatical leaves, to support Registered Dietitians who wish to specialize in the field of maternal and child nutrition.