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Ana and Victoria, 2019 Girls Inc. of Worcester Eureka Interns

Grace Ryan, Phd, MPH presenting at the 2022 APHA Conference in Boston, MA


Minerva, 2023 Girl's Inc. of Worcester Eureka Intern

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Education & Training


PRACCTIS (Post-Doctoral Training in Implementation Science in the Prevention and Control of Cancer)

PRACCTIS (Post-Doctoral Training in Implementation Science in the Prevention and Control of Cancer) is a full-time NCI-funded post-doctoral fellowship training program designed to provide the next generation of cancer prevention and control researchers with the knowledge and skill sets to eliminate gaps in the translation of research to practice along the cancer continuum. This continuum includes the prevention of disease, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. For more information, visit the PRACCTIS website, send and email to

Clinical & Population Health Research PhD Program

UMass Chan PRC Faculty are also faculty members of UMass Chan Medical School’s Clinical & Population Health Research PhD program. Faculty are currently mentoring several students enrolled in this program. Full-time graduate students receive a full tuition waiver and stipend.

Preventive Medicine Residency

UMass Chan PRC partners with the UMass Chan Medical School’s Preventive Medicine Residency, located in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.  Through this partnership, residents can undertake real-world research opportunities for Preventive Medicine Residents. For more information, visit the Preventive Medicinepage.

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

UMass Chan PRC welcomes undergraduate students to work on various parts of our work. As an example of a recent collaboration, a Psychology Major from Fitchburg State University joined our Healthy Kids & Families project for real-world experience in an applied research project in Worcester. Students have also worked on projects associated with the Health Geography and Statistics Lab. If you are interested in exploring ideas for future work experience, please contact us by email at

High School Interns

UMass Chan PRC has created an internship opportunity for a high school girl participating in the Eureka!® Program of Girls Incorporated of Worcester. Eureka!® is a five-year program for girls entering 8th grade that prepares girls for college and careers, with a special focus on STEM. 

Training on Research Methods

UMass Chan PRC Faculty provide training on research methods. This is often incorporated into ongoing research projects. Please contact us by email for more information at