University of South Alabama

Medical Student Summer Research Program

The College of Medicine sponsors a 10-week Medical Student Summer Research Program. Through this program, students develop an appreciation of how research contributes to the knowledge and the practice of medicine. Accepted entering students or rising second year students in the USA College of Medicine are eligible. The summer experience includes 1) hands-on research related to basic science and/or clinical medicine; 2) a seminar program that focuses on various scientific and clinical topics; and 3) student presentations at Research Day. Support for the program is provided by the USA College of Medicine Dean's Office, and grants from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health. 

For highlights of the 2014 Summer Research Day, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Arthur Grollman, visit the medschoolwatercooler

2014 Research Day Winners are Haylie Reed (Oral Presentation),  and James White (Poster Presentation)!

2015 Summer Medical Student Research Program
June 1, 2015-July 31, 2015

Program Coordinator: Marcina Lang, COM Dean's Office

Chair: Dr. Lawrence LeClaire, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

For Faculty:

2015 Call for Proposals

proposal application and samples

Compliance checklist

For Medical Students:

Available projects - TBA April 2015
Application materials - TBA April 2015

Contact Information:  Marcina Lang, email, Phone 251-460-6041, Fax 251-460-6073



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