Student Mentorship Program for Hispanic Health Research (sMPH2r)

Overview of sMPH2r:
  • National structured mentorship program
  • Web-based 
  • Team-based 
  • Focuses on Hispanic health research
  • Six (6) months (February through August) 

Who are the sMPH2r  Mentees?

  • Undergraduate juniors 
  • Undergraduate seniors who are interested in applying, planning to apply, have already applied, or have been accepted to graduate school
  • First year graduate students in the health professions who have demonstrated commitment in research and working with the Hispanic community.  

Who are the sMPH2r  Mentors? Mentees will be matched with a team of three (3) Mentors. 

  • Primary Mentor: senior researcher in academia, public or private sector
  • Secondary Mentor: junior researcher or mid-level health professional
  • Tertiary Mentor: resident, doctoral  student or post-doctoral fellow

How often do teams e-meet? 

  • Once a month for one hour to ensure that the Mentee is making progress on agreed-upon research. 

What else does sMPH2r offer Mentees and Mentors?

  • Mentees will participate in bi-monthly online lectures that focus on research methods and careers.
  • Mentors will participate in an orientation at the beginning of the program.
  • Teams' research that is accepted as an oral presentation, may receive funding from HSHPS to attend the conference.
What are the sMPH2requirements/obligations?
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  • Mentees will submit a research paper, present their research and participate in bi-weekly online lectures.  
  • Teams e-meet once a month for one hour.
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