Research Education

In support of Aims 1 and 2 above, the UOG/UHCC Partnership provides training scholarships in cancer health disparities research to students at the master's (at UOG) and doctoral (at UHCC) levels.
    Native Hawaiian Scholarship  ĽAha
     The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is helping Native Hawaiian students pay for college through
      two scholarship programs.  For information about OHA's scholarship program, resources and
      upcoming community presentations, visit their website at:

Full Program I:         Minority Pacific Islander Cancer Research, Student & Faculty

                                      Development (Education and Training)


Project Leaders:       
John Peterson, PhD (UOG)
Carl-Wilhelm Vogel, MD, PhD (UHCC)


Specific Aims:
1. Provide support for and train minority Pacific Islander students at UOG to obtain a master's degree related to cancer research,
    with a focus on cancer health disparities, under the supervision of a UOG faculty.
2. Provide support for and train minority Pacific Island students at the doctoral level in areas of cancer research, with a focus on 
    cancer health disparities, under the supervision of a UHCC faculty member. The program will be enhanced by opportunities for
    supplementary educational activities.
3. Support exchange visits for faculty members, as well as postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to promote cancer research at the University of Guam and facilitate collaborative research projects with the University of Hawaii Cancer Center.

   Selection of 2012 Cancer Research Center Scholars
   Pictured seated from left are Namazi, Caasi, UOG/UHCC Partnership Principal
   investigator Dr. Helen Whippy; Cruz and Cruz’s son; and Montano. Pictured from left standing are UOG
   faculty member Dr. John Moss, Silbanuz, Halbert, Dr. Todd Ames, Micronesian Studies advisor; Howard and Mr. Gil
   Suguitan, UOG/UHCC Partnership Program Manager,
  Not pictured: Angelica Okada, who is studying the
   social, emotional and financial effects of cancer on the members of the Pacific Association of Radiation

2016-2017 scholarship oportunity for new and continuing doctoral students at the University of Hawaii.
Application due March 21, 2016(Hawaii Time)
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