Overview

The Research Education Office is dedicated to providing the best clinical and basic science research opportunities for undergraduate students, medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty.  We strive to meet the personalized needs of each of the students in our programs, working to create a pipeline for future researchers and physicians.

Our Programs

Academic Associate Program (AcA) is an undergrad minor where students receive credit for conducting clinical research designed by University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital physicians and healthcare providers. Students have the opportunity to complete the Pediatric Clinical Research Minor.

BioEYES is a hands-on science education program that exposes K-12 students to science, the scientific method, and sheds a positive light on science exploration.

Career Development supports pilot research projects by offering PCHF funding, Research-in-Progress and the Grant Writing Workshop.

Genomics Summer Research for Minorities (GSRM) Internship Genomics Summer Research for Minorities is a 10-week summer research opportunity for minority undergraduate students intereste in genomics research, bioinformatics and/or personalized medicine research, and minority health disparities.

Native American Summer Research Internship (NARI) is a dynamic summer research opportunity for Native American undergraduate junior and senior students who are interested in Health Science research.

University Child Abuse Recognition & Education Certificate (UCARE) is a certificate program that focuses on important topics in the filed of child abuse pediatrics.

Meet Our Office

   

 

 

Maija Holsti, MD, MPH
Professor
Director

 

Sarah Barth, BS
     Manager

 

 

Brooke Adam
Program Coordinator
BioEYES




Rachel Lavering

Program Coordinator
AcA & Career Development

Gloria Slattum, PhD
Program Coordintor
GSRM


 

 

 

Scott Willie
Program Coordinator
NARI

 

 


                                                     

Contact Us

PedResearchEducation@hsc.utah.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

Department of Pediatrics
Research Education Office
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108