Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Pediatric Oncology Student Training - The POST program is designed for graduate and medical students who have an interest in pediatric oncology research and would like to experience the field first hand. Students train with a pediatric oncology research mentor. Students must be able to dedicate between eight - ten full weeks to the program and start between May 1 and August 31, 2014 (dates may vary depending on the student's scheduled break). Deadline to apply is mid-February. Website: www.alexslemonade.org/grants/post.
Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowships - Summer term support (a minimum of 8 to 10 weeks) for clinical investigation, basic research, epidemiology and the social sciences as related to medicine. Up to seven fellowships are awarded annually to students in their first, second or third year. Each will provide $5,000 to the student for support of the proposed research project. Website: www.alphaomegaalpha.org/student_research.html.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) - The AACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowships offer a chance for medical students to explore a career in child and adolescent psychiatry, gain valuable work experience, and meet leaders in the child and adolescent psychiatry field. The fellowship opportunity provides up to $3,500 for 12 weeks of clinical or research training under a child and adolescent psychiatrist mentor. Participants are required to attend the AACAP Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA in October. (Complimentary registration and travel reimbursement for the Annual Meeting are included in addition to the fellowship stipend). Deadline to apply is mid-February. Website: www.aacap.org/AACAP/AACAP/Awards/Medical_Students_Awards/Summer_Medical_Student_Fellowships.aspx
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Student Summer Research Fellowship - The AANS Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship program is open to medical students in the United States or Canada who have completed one or two yearsof medical school and wish to spend a summer working in a neurosurgical laboratory, mentored by a neurosurgical investigator who is a member of the AANS and will sponsor the student. Several $2,500 fellowships will be available each year. Deadline early February. Website: http://www.aans.org/Grants%20and%20Fellowships/Medical%20Students%20Summer%20Research%25
American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Scholarships in Cardiothoracic Surgery - The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Summer Intern Scholarship program introduces the field of cardiothoracic surgery to first and second yearmedical students from North American medical institutions. By providing an opportunity to spend 8 weeks during the summer working in an AATS member's cardiothoracic surgery department, the summer intern scholarship provides medical students with insight into the scientific investigation and study of cardiothoracic surgery. A grant of $2,500 is provided to successful applicants to underwrite their living expenses during the eight weeks of guidance at the selected host institution. Additionally all awardees will receive complimentary registration to the association's Annual Meeting and postgraduate courses that takes place in May. Website: www.aats.org/research/Grants/Summer-Intern-Scholarship.html. Application deadline mid January.
American Brain Tumor Association Medical Student Summer Fellowship Program- The Medical Student Summer Fellowships are $3,000 stipends grants to current medical students wishing to spend a summer conducting brain tumor research with esteemed scientist-mentors. The intent of this program is to motivate talented medical students to pursue a career in neuro-oncology research. The fellowship start date is determined by the mentor and should extend 10-12 weeks over the summer. Deadline to apply is early January. Website: www.abta.org/advancing-research/research-grants/
American Society for Nutrition - The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is sponsoring nutrition internships for medical students. Each student will work under a recognized authority in clinical nutrition in a U.S. medical school or hospital. The internships will last eight weeks and usually will be scheduled in the summer, but other times may be arranged. Each student will receive a $2,500 stipend for the eight-week internship. Website: www.nutrition.org/education-and-professional-development/graduate-and-professional-development/clinical-nutrition-internship-program. Application deadline is early February.
American Society of Hematology Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP) - The MMSAP is an eight- to twelve-week summer research experience for minority students in their first or second years of medical school. The program provides a $5,000 stipend and a travel allowance. The deadline to apply is mid March. Website: www.hematology.org/education/awards/mmsap.cfm.
AMSA End of Life Education Fellowship Program- The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Foundation's End of Life Education Fellowship Program is a six-week summer experience designed to introduce fifteen medical students to end of life care issues. Based in Chicago, this program combines an orientation to end of life care with weekly seminars at local hospices, nursing homes and inpatient hospice units. Students will be expected to develop and research end of life curricula to be implemented at their medical school and to be shared with other schools across the country. A stipend will be provided. The program runs from June - July, and the application deadline is late March. Website: www.amsa.org/eol/index.cfm.
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships - The Gold Foundation is accepting applications for the Student Summer Fellowship program. The grant award includes a $3,000 stipend for a 10-week period. Projects that do not meet the 10-week requirement will be prorated accordingly. Medical students may apply for either the Research Fellowship or the Service Fellowship program. Application deadline March 1.Website: www.humanism-in-medicine.org/index.php/programs_grants/gold_foundation_programs/student_summer_fellowships
Betty Ford Center Summer Institute - The Summer Institute for Medical Students is a unique learning experience for students to gain understanding and insight into addictive disease and the recovery process. Applicants will spend five days experiencing what it is like to be a patient or a family member at the Betty Ford Center. The program provides full scholarships for selected students which cover travel, lodging, tuition, material fees, daily transportation to and from the Center, and most meals. Priority deadline is early February. Website: www.bettyfordcenter.org/education/register/summer-institute-for-medical-students-form.php
Campagna Summer Research Scholarship in Neurological Surgery- The scholarship supports a 10-week summer semester of research under the supervision of a neurosurgical mentor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and residence expenses in Portland, Oregon. Students in the first or second year of study at an accredited U.S. medical school are eligible to apply. One scholar will be selected annually. Campagna scholars will receive $5,000 for support of travel to and living expenses in Portland. Scholars are eligible for up to $2,500 additional award to support travel to a national neurosurgical meeting to present the results of their research project, under the supervision of their mentor. The OHSU neurosurgical faculty mentor also receives up to $2,500 to cover research expenses. Medical students with a serious interest in neurological surgery are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is in February. Website: www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-medicine/departments/clinical-departments/neurosurgery/news-events/campagna-scholarship/cfm
Clendening Summer Fellowships - The Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine at KUMC offers summer research fellowships for first-year medical students. The fellowships offer 8-10 students the opportunity to study an area of interest during the summer between their first and second years of medical school under the direction of one of the Department's faculty members. The selected projects receive awards of up to $2,000 each. Deadline is mid February. Application available in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Medicine.
Community Health Project - The Community Health Project is a student-run internship program for students of health professions at the KU School of Medicine. The CHP is a unique and exciting opportunity for students to expand their horizons by getting to know a special population of citizens and the people who serve them. Students spend time learning about how non-profit organizations are run and managed on a daily basis, and for many health care clinics, interns work directly with patients and clientele. There are four different positions with the CHP: Intern, Executive Director, Program Director and Research & Development Director. All Directors receive a scholarship and four hours of elective credit (3 graduate credits), and scholarships are also available for interns. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons invites medical students to apply for the CNS/CSNS Medical Student Socioeconomic Fellowship. This fellowship is open to all medical students in the United States and Canada with an interest in the socio-economic issues that impact the field of Neurosurgery. This is an opportunity for medical students to spend 8-10 weeks conducting supervised researchon a socio-economic topic that affects neurosurgery today. Application deadline early January. Website: http://w3.cns.org/education/fellowship2.asp.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's (CCFA) Student Research Awards - This program offers financial support for students to spend time performing research on topics relevant to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) for a minimum of 10 weeks. Start time is mid-June and a one-time payment of up to $2,500 is provided. Deadline to apply is mid-March. Website: www.ccfa.org/science-and-professionals/research/grants-fellowships/student-research-awards.html.
CUPID Summer Fellowship- The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins offers a summer fellowship for medical students entitled "Cancer in the Under-Privileged, Indigent or Disadvantaged" (CUPID). CUPID is a unique program that is designed to address the chronic problem of persistent cancer health disparities. The CUPID program is a 7-week summer fellowship for medical students who have demonstrated interest in caring for underserved populations and who are exploring careers in oncology. The summer fellows will be chosen based on their interest in oncology and health care disparities. In addition, the summer fellows will receive a stipend, free housing and a free gym membership for the summer. Application deadline is January 31. Website: http://cupid.onc.jhmi.edu.
David E. Rogers Fellowship Program of the New York Academy of Medicineis offering 20 Fellowships of $3,500 each to support summer projects for first year medical students. The Rogers Fellowship projects are intended to focus on coupling medicine with the needs of underserved or disadvantaged patients or populations. The content of the Fellowships might range from clinical investigation through community activities or health policy analysis, to activities linking biomedicine, the social infrastructure, and human need. The deadline for submissions is usually in March. Website: www.nyam.org/grants/rogers.html.
Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships - The Endocrine Society offers Summer Research Fellowships to encourage promising undergraduate students, medical students and students entering graduate school to pursue careers in endocrinology. The Society provides each student with a $4,000 stipend to participate in research projects under the guidance of a Society member for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer. Deadline is early February. Website: www.endocrine.org/awards/research-fellowship-awards/summer-research-fellowships
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Research Fellowship Program - FAER's Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowships provides students with a challenging and rewarding experience that exposes them to the opportunities within the medical field of anesthesiology and research. The fellowship provides medical students with an eight-week research experience within an academic anesthesiology department. Deadline to apply is early January. Website: http://faer.org/programs/msarf-summer-program/
Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship -The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA) is offering Student Summer Fellowships to foster an interest among young researchers in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Undergraduate, graduate and medical students are eligible to apply. * Student summer fellowships are awarded annually * Amount of award is $4,000. The LFA Medical/Scientific Advisory Council will review all applications. Website: www.lupus.org/research/appdownload.html. Application deadline is mid-March.
Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP)is an eight-week mentored, summer research program designed to enrich medical students' interest in research and health-related careers, particularly clinical/translational research careers. In addition to a mentored clinical/translational research experience, VRIP students will participate in weekly seminars with Harvard faculty focusing on topics such as research, methodology, health disparities, ethics and career paths. Eligible participants are first and second year medical students, particularly underrepresented minority and/or disadvantaged individuals in good standing from accredited U.S. medical schools and U.S. Citizens. The program begins at the beginning of June and runs through the end of July. The program provides a stipend and transportation reimbursement of up to $500 toward the cost of traveling to and from Boston. Deadline is late January. Website: www.mfdp.med.harvard.edu/Catalyst/MedicalStudents.html.
Howard Hughes Summer Medical Research Fellows Program- The summer after your first or second year is an ideal time to engage in basic, translational, or applied biomedical research with an HHMI investigator, HHMI early career scientist, or Janella scientist. The program is primarily aimed at those students who wish to explore the summer research experience with the intent of applying for the year long program. During 8-10 weeks of full time research, you'll be exposed to high -quality science, have a chance to increase your scientific knowledge and research skills and interact with world-class investigators. Website: www.hhmi.org/grants/individuals/medical-fellows/summer/index.html.
Johns Hopkins University Summer Employment - Johns Hopkins University is recruiting qualified medical students to work in their summer program. Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth provides academically talented young students aged 8-16 the opportunity to take rigorous summer courses in mathematics, science, computer science, humanities and writing. Medical students during the summer between their first and second years are needed for the position of health assistant. The health assistant is responsible for maintaining the medical records of all of the students at the site, escorting children to clinics and emergency rooms as needed, and helping to administer prescribed medications and basic first aid to the students. Although the job does not require diagnostic skills, an interest in medicine is certainly an asset. Health assistants regard their summer experience as a challenging, rewarding, and educational opportunity. Website: www.cty.jhu.edu/summer/employment.
The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA) is offering the Gina M. Fiuzi Student Summer Fellowship Program to foster an interest among young researchers in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Undergraduate, graduate and medical students are eligible to apply. * Student summer fellowships are awarded annually * Amount of award is $4,000. The LFA Medical/Scientific Advisory Council will review all applications. Website: www.lupus.org/research/appdownload.html. Application deadline is mid-March.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Summer Research Program - Applications are being accepted for the 10-week Summer Research Program for Medical Students at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. A component of The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson is one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment centers. The program provides interested students with an opportunity to participate in biomedical research experiences related to oncology and to be introduced to the clinical problems presented by cancer patients. At the end of their summer experience, students will submit their research data in journal article format. Participants in the program receive a stipend of $4,000 for the 10 week period. Application deadline is usually in early February. For application and brochure with more information, contact Valerie Poulson, 3040E Murphy, SOM. Website: www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/summer-science-programs/medical-students-summer-research-program.html
Medical Student Research in Nephrology and Hypertension- Hosted by the Vanderbilt Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. Conduct research during the summer (June-July) under direction of a Vanderbilt scientist (stipend providied)-Laboratory-based, clinical or translational research in kidney disease or hypertension (no research experience required). Program includes career advice, clinical and research seminars and discussions. Deadlineto apply is early February (limit 12 students). Website: www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/mkpdc/events/2014/internship/ .
Medical Student Training in Aging (MSTAR) Program- Administered by AFAR and the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the MSTAR Program provides medical students with an enriching experience in aging-related research and geriatrics, with the mentorship of top experts in the field. This program introduces students to research and academic experiences early in their training that they might not otherwise have during medical school. Students participate in an 8 to 12 week structured research, clinical, and didactic program in geriatrics, appropriate to their level of training and interests. Deadline to apply is late January. Website: www.afar.org/research/funding/mstar
Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity - Students conduct laboratory-based, clinical, or translational research under the direction of an established scientist in the areas of diabetes, hormone action, physiology, islet cell biology or obesity for 2-3 months at an institution with one of the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Research Centers during the summer between the first and second year of medical school. The program provides a stipend and travel funds to the end-of-summer symposium. Commencement dates and conclusion are flexible. Deadline to apply is early February. Website: www.medicalstudentdiabetesresearch.org
Medical Student Summer Research Training Program in the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism - To give medical students comprehensive and current knowledge of diabetes mellitus and its unsolved problems; to provide an atmosphere which facilitates and encourages student interaction with a diverse group of established researchers and clinicians; and, to give participants their own unique research problem to develop. Deadline is usually in February.Website: Vanderbilt
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Summer Fellowship Program - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center offers an eight-week summer fellowship research program to medical students interested in the field of oncology and related biomedical research. The program allows students who have completed their first or second year of medical school the opportunity to conduct basic laboratory or clinical research mentored by MSKCC faculty sponsors. Summer fellowship participants receive a $5,800 stipend. Application deadline is mid January. Website: www.mskcc.org/summerfellowships. Brochures are also available in 3040E Murphy, School of Medicine Office of Student Affairs.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP) - Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. Website: www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip/
Pediatric Bioethics Internship -The Children's Mercy Hospital Bioethics Center offers two summer internships for medical students with a demonstrated interest in pediatrics or bioethics. Interns will conduct mentored research on a self-identified topic of interest. Past topics: disorders of sexual development, treatment decisions in hypoplastic left heart syndrome, policy issues for children hospitals under the Affordable Care Act. A summer stipend of $2500 for six weeks is provided. Program runs from June 16-July 25. If interested, send a one-page personal statement, CV and names of two references to Mary Ellen Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Summer Externship Program- This is an eight-week Summer Externship program, sponsored by the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Northwestern University Medical School. The externship program is held at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), located in downtown Chicago at the McGaw Medical Center. This program offers a unique and early clinical exposure related to the care of persons with acute and chronic disabilities for comprehensive rehabilitation. Primarily, students will assist in the clinical management of patients admitted to RIC. In addition, students will participate in a research project in a rehabilitation related field. There will be ongoing didactic and in-service efforts directed at the M1-M2 student level. The program usually begins in June and continues through July. Each student will be awarded a $3,000 stipend for participation in this 8-week program. Deadline to apply is early January. Website: www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/pmr/education/extninfo.html.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Summer Oncology Research Program - Expand your horizons in the care and treatment of the cancer patient by participating in state-of-the-art clinical research. Explore the mysteries of the cancer cell by participating in a basic science research program, or both. Special emphasis is placed on cancer prevention through lectures and practical experiences. The program offers a stipend for students to engage in research for an eight week period. The program runs June - July, however dates may be changed to accommodate student schedules. Application deadline: early February. Website: www.roswellpark.edu/education/summer-programs/medical-dental-pa-students
Scaife Advanced Medical Student Assistantship -This specialized program offers students training in the field of Addiction Services. Students who participate in this assistantship/clerkship will gain clinical experience in a variety of areas including screening and diagnosing substance use disorders, motivational interviewing skills, neonatal treatment of chemically dependent infants, maternal addiction, adult and adolescent substance use disorders and more. Participants will receive a $150 week stipend and a $200 transportation allowance for a total of $650 for the three weeks. Rooms and meals are also provided. The program is available in June or July, and the deadline to apply is late March. Early admission notification date is late January. For an application, visit 3040E Murphy, Office of Student Affairs. Website: www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/education/current_students/research_commexp/research_listing/research_clinical/ireta.html Elective credit is not available for this program.
Simon Kramer Society Summer Externship - The Simon Kramer Society Externship in Radiation Oncology, awarded annually, provides a unique opportunity for medical students to obtain a six-week experience in Radiation Oncology. Stipend provided in addition to partial travel allowance. Date of externship is flexible during the summer (June - August). Stipend: $1,500.00, in addition to partial travel allowance. Applicants must be first or second year medical students in good standing. Deadline is early March. To obtain application, please contact Debra Brennan, Assistant to the Vice-Chair and Residency Program Coordinator at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital @ Debra.Brennan@jeffersonhospital.org
Siteman Cancer Center of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. LouisSummer Research- The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine provides opportunities for undergraduate, pre-med and medical students enrolled at Washington University or other accredited universities to work on cancer research projects during the summer. Opportunities range from basic laboratory research to clinical research to prevention/control and population research. Website: www.siteman.wustl.edu/contentpage.aspx?id=254 Application deadline is March 1.
Society for Pediatric Research/American Pediatric Society grant - Research opportunity in a pediatric laboratory at a medical school other than KUMC. The grant will provide a maximum stipend of $5,508 and will enable each student to spend two to three months working 40 hours per week in a research environment. The application deadline is usually in late January. Over 300 laboratories and research experiences are available to students. Website: www.aps-spr.org/resources/funding.asp.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - NIH/NCI-funded Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program - The Pediatric Oncology program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in medicine to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. Medical students will work in clinical research with physicians and staff in areas such as chart review, record screening and examination, data collection and entry and may also apply to attend clinics and observe procedures. POE students must be a United States citizen, non-citizen national, or possess a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States. POE students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.4 (on a 4.0 scale) in math and science and at least a 3.4 overall gpa. Medical student trainees spend 9-11 weeks in the program. Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend, and pre-paid group housing is provided for students coming from outside the Memphis metropolitan area. Members of under-represented ethnic minority groups and women are particularly encouraged to apply. Website: www.stjude.org/poe. The deadline for applications is February 1.
Summer Internships at the Kansas Health Institute - Eight week summer internships are available to provide students with opportunities to develop their research, policy and analytical skills under the guidance of KHI staff and scholars. Selection based on applicant's academic preparation, skills and interest relevant to the KHI mission to affect policies leading to improved health for all Kansans. Interns are provided with a stipend and preference is given to applicants studying at Kansas colleges and universities. Deadline to apply is mid-February. Website: www.khi.org/internships
Summer Oncology Research Fellowship Program - SORFP, sponsored by CHLA and USC (Children's Hospital Los Angeles and at the USC Keck School of Medicine) for more than 30 years is being offered for the Summer. Fellowships have traditionally gone to students from universities and medical schools throughout the United States. Prior candidates have been exceptional students; many are now in academic positions, including full-time cancer research. This program is intended to provide the highest quality experience for first-year medical students pursuing interests in oncology research. Each year, the Executive Committee reviews and selects approximately 20 applicants in early March. Application deadline is late-January. Website: www.chla.org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.4434829/k.8F5A/Summer_Oncology_Fellowship.htm.
Summer Program in Radiation Oncology and Cancer Biology- Washington University/Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology co-sponsored ten week, full time program covering basic principles of tumor and normal cell population kinetics, effects of ionizing radiation and chemotherapeutic agents on normal or malignant cells and basic immunological concepts of cancer. Participants develop close interaction between clinical and research sections for possible correlation of biological concepts and clinical activities. Applicants selected will receive a $5,000 stipend. Website: www.mir.wustl.edu/education. Deadline is mid-February.
Summer Research Training for Students - Medical students gain "hands on" experience in an ongoing research project starting with a review of the literature and ending with written and oral presentations of their research findings at the Student Research Forum. Approximately 20 traineeships are available annually on a competitive basis. A stipend is available for each trainee. Contact Dr. Mike Werle in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (KUMC) for more information.
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine's SPORT program - The SPORT program offers a 10-week program of mentored research training for medical students during the summer between the first and second year of medical school. Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), this program offers medical students the opportunity to conduct basic science or clinical research in the areas of obesity, diabetes, nutrition and related diseases. In the summer, we will match 12 students with one of our renowned faculty members. At the conclusion of the program, students will participate in a research symposium and have an opportunity to meet other summer research students and mentors and to present their work. Website: http://medschool.umaryland.edu/sport/.
Vanderbilt University Short-Term Summer Research and Training Program in Environmental Health Science - Trainees conduct research in environmental health with a faculty mentor for a minimum of 10 weeks. Trainees participate in meetings, seminars, and special events scheduled throughout the summer and are provided with a stipend at the NIH predoctoral level (currently $3,981 for a 10 week period). Eligible trainees must be able to complete at least 10 weeks of research at Vanderbilt University during the period of May-August, though appointment dates are flexible. Website: www.toxicology.mc.vanderbilt.edu/training-program/+35.html. Contact the Center in Molecular Toxicology for application information and instructions at email@example.com.
William J. von Liebig Summer Research Fellowship- Harvard Medical School is offering student summer research fellowships in vascular surgery. Five student research fellowships are available for 10-12 weeks of summer research training in molecular and cell biology, biomechanics, coagulation and thrombosis, and angiogenesis, with a focus on clinically relevant problems such as atherogenesis, intimal hyperplasia, prosthetic/host interactions and thrombosis. This training program is designed to provide medical students with an initial exposure to vascular surgery research. A $3,500 stipend is available. Deadline mid-January. Website: www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/education/current_students/research_commexp/research_listing/research_clinical/wjvl.html .