The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases (RISE) Fellowship is a summer public health research fellowship for graduate students, including medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, public health and social sciences who are interested in research in infectious diseases and/or health disparities, mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, child trauma, maternal and child health, etc. Graduate students present their research at the end of the summer and are sponsored to present their work at APHA or other national scientific meetings.
More information about the virtual Ferguson Rise Fellowship can be found by viewing the Ferguson RISE Mentor webinar. (NOTE: To download documents under the FILES tab in the lower right corner of the window you will be directed to complete an Adobe Connect LOG-IN using your email address.)
If you are interested in mentoring a Ferguson RISE Fellowship Scholar please complete the Ferguson RISE Project Preceptor/Mentor Agreement form.
Please note: The PDF copy of the agreement found when viewing the webinar is for informational use ONLY. You must complete the agreement using the provided link.
Related Materials and Information:
- Mentor Guidelines and Information
- Mentor Recruitment Flyer
- Ferguson Fellowship Overview
- SAMPLE Mentor Agreement
- Article: "Establishing the Foundation: Culturally Congruent Mentoring for Research Scholars and Faculty From Underrepresented Populations"
- Article: "Research Accountability Groups and Mentoring Minutes: The M3 Approach to Promote Public Health Infectious Diseases Research for Diverse Graduate Students"