Sharon Milgram PhD

Fri Nov 18: What is the NIH and the Research Opportunities for Community College, Post-Bacc, and ALL Students

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Sharon Milgram, PhD
Director, Office of Intramural Training & Education
National Institutes of Health
Friday, November 18, 2022
2pm-3:30pm PST

Click on the YouTube link below to view this webinar. Once you have viewed the presentation, you can log back in and take the Quiz for this event. A score of 70% or above will earn you a Certificate for 2 hours of Medical Mentorship.

Workshop Description:
Have you heard about the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? Do you know the NIH is the premiere research Institution in the World based outside of Washington DC, but with sites across the US? Do you know that you can get paid research experience during the summer, during the academic year, and Post-Bacc? Do you know that there are opportunities for Community College students? Do you know that is open to ALL majors?
Then you don’t want to miss hearing and asking questions from Dr. Milgram, the Director who oversees all of the research training programs for the NIH, where she will come and talk to you about them and how to be successful in applying for these programs.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Sharon Milgram received a BS degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University & a PhD in Cell Biology from Emory University. She completed postdoctoral training at The Johns Hopkins University before joining the faculty at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There, she rose to the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology. Dr. Milgram served as the Associate Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, Director of the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, & the Director of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. In 2007 she joined the NIH Office of the Director as the Director of the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) where she directs a trans-NIH Office dedicated to the career advancement of over 5000 trainees. Dr. Milgram lectures widely on science careers, mentorship, leadership, management, wellness, & resilience in research environments. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with her wife.

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Topic: What is the NIH and the Research Opportunities for Community College, Post-Bacc, and ALL Students
When: November 18, 2022, 2:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Milgram’s PowerPoint presentation