Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER )
Created to address health disparities in Arizona’s ethnically diverse and fast-growing communities BLAISER is offered to students at no cost and they receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, and undergraduate credit for their work.
Focusing Research on the Border Area (FRONTERA )
Students who participate in the nine week FRONTERA program. A research internship offered to undergraduate, graduate and medical students at the University of Arizona, the FRONTERA Program is an ongoing services learning offering sponsored by the UA College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI). The program’s goals are to promote health services research in border communities while “increasing the pool of under-represented researchers interested in examining health disparities in the border region.” Students participating in the FRONTERA program can expect to gain hands-on research training assisted by one-on one mentoring and reflection.
Binational Health Research Collaborative & Info – for – Action binational health research conference is a group of motivated and dedicated faculty, agency staff and health professions students who are dedicated to promoting shared learning and research to improve quality of life in our US Mexico border region. The Info For Action conference is an opportunity to highlight innovative work of up and coming researchers, students and faculty being done in the US Mexico border region to address issues of: vulnerable populations; maternal, child and adolescent health; and environmental health among other topics. The Binational Health Research Collaborative represents a grassroots initiative of many border-serving community-based and academic institutions including: The Arizona Prevention Research Center of the University of Arizona (UA): Agnes Haury Program in Environment & Social Justice (UA); Northern Arizona University Center for Health Equity, Arizona State University School of Transborder Studies, SEAHEC, El Colegio de Sonora, Universidad de Sonora, Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Border Health, Centro de Investigaciones en Alimentacion Y Desarollo, UA College of Medicine, Red Tematica Binacional en Salud Fronteriza and the Colegio de Frontera Norte. Please join in! Contact Gail Emrick at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.