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Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) Programs

Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) Programs

Maternal Child Health Careers / Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement-Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)External Web Site Icon

Application Deadline:  Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST
Program Dates: May 25, 2016 to August 12, 2016** 
Duration: 10 weeks; Brief Description: The MCHC/RISE-UP Program is a 10-week summer public health leadership program designed for undergraduates in their junior and senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of the MCHC/RISE-UP orientation). MCHC/RISE-UP is a national consortium of institutions including the Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, University of Southern California, California State University-LA, and University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities. Three tracks are offered: (1) clinical (KKI only), (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy.  **Following Orientation (May 23-27, 2016), the scholars at the KKI and University of South Dakota sites will begin their MCHC/RISE-UP experience on May 31, 2016 and end on July 29, 2016. Scholars placed at the University of Southern California will return home after the orientation until the University of Southern California program starts on June 15, 2016 and will end August 12, 2016.

WebsiteExternal Web Site Icon Point of Contact: Jenese McFadden, DM, MS, MBA, Program Manager, RISE-UP
Email:; Phone: (443) 923-5901; Fax: (443) 923-5875