Mentor Program

MC3 and Collaborators Awarded a National Research Mentoring Network Planning Grant 

The planning grant will be used to prepare a larger proposal that would establish a nationwide mentoring infrastructure across a wide-range of biomedical and biobehavioral disciplines to provide mentoring support to trainees from diverse backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota’s Community Network Program Center (CNPC), MC3, along with collaborators at other CNPCs from across the United States were awarded a six-month National Research Mentoring Network planning grant.

The planning grant will be used to prepare a larger proposal that would establish a nationwide mentoring infrastructure across a wide-range of biomedical and biobehavioral disciplines to provide mentoring support to trainees from diverse backgrounds. Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, University of Minnesota; David Burgess, PhD, SACNAS and Boston College; Christine Pfund, PhD, University of Wisconsin; and Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D. University of North Texas Health Science Center, are Co-PIs on the larger grant proposal. Various other NIH funded centers, professional organizations and societies, and academic sites are partners on the proposal.