The Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine invites applications from outstanding candidates for the Ph.D. Scholarship. Areas of research and study include Cardiometabolic/Kidney Disease Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Cancer Epidemiology, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Translational/Clinical/Implementation Research and Reproductive Epidemiology. The Ph.D. scholarship includes full tuition scholarship in addition to a $24,000 stipend/year for the first two years of study. Future funds are available from on-going research programs within the department. Applicants must display a record of superior academic achievement, evidenced by successful completion of a master's program in epidemiology or related areas, outstanding GRE scores, and abilities in research. Only exceptional candidates will be considered. Completed applications must be received in the Tulane SPHTM Office of Admissions no later than December 1, 2015. Applications to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine may be made on-line through:http://www.sophas.org/ Copies may be sent to Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D. Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, #8318, New Orleans, LA 70112. TULANE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
The mission of the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is to play a leading role in the improvement of global public health. This is accomplished through our programs of research, education and service at the local, national and international level.
The Department of Epidemiology has substantial research expertise in the epidemiology of cardiovascular/renal diseases, infectious diseases, reproductive health, cancer, environmental health, genetic and molecular epistemology, outcomes research, clinical trials and epidemiologic methodology.
We have a long history of and a strong commitment to training the next generation of global public health leaders. Classroom instruction is enhanced by unique field and research opportunities and strong mentorship.