Health Scholars Summer Research Program

The Health Scholar Research Program is a summer program that offers research opportunities for students interested in community outreach, health disparities, and nutrition.


Telenutrition Center Student Internship Program

Throughout this program, Telenutrition interns will become certified in research curriculum through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) and trained in motivational interviewing techniques to become a health coach, participant manager, and/or research assistant for the Telenutrition Center’s Move & Eat 2 Live Program.


Student Research Assistants

Chelsey Lawrick

Cali Navarro

Dallin Blanks

Aishitha Chembeti

Student Highlights

“Working with The Telenutrition Center has allowed me to gain a better understanding on community outreach. I'm excited to apply it to my future practice as a Registered Dietitian.”
Eden Gardner
Student Research Assistant
“The Mississippi INBRE research project has allowed me to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to work toward understanding health disparities. This is an incredible way to experience how a post-graduate research team will operate!”
Sara Crosby
Outreach Scholar