Summer Research Enhancement Program

Overview & Schedule

SREP FacultyProgram Dates

May 27 through August 1, 2014

Stage I

May 27 through June 13

Intensive training at Tsaile Campus where students develop skills in disease prevention and health promotion research techniques. This course includes topics such as:

  • Public Health,
  • Ethics and Research Methods,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Statistics,
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,
  • Nutrition and Nutritional Assessment,
  • Cancer and Disease Processes and Prevention Approaches.

Stage II

June 16 through July 25

The student interns are placed in or near their home communities at health care facilities or educational institutions where they will participate in a variety of on-going public health and health research or related projects.

Stage III

July 28 through August 1

At the conclusion of the program, the students and staff will work on analysis of data and presentations of their experiences in public health and health research.

While participating in the SREP, the student researcher will recieve:

  • A $3,600.00 Stipend (distributed throughout the program)

During the 3-week training session at Diné College-Tsaile Campus, the student will receive the following

  • Room and Board
  • Books and Materials
  • 7 transferable credit hours (4 classroom credits and 3 practicum credits)
  • All college fees and materials will be covered

SREP Students PresentationA Sample of Previous Intern Sites

  • Diné College - Shiprock, NM
  • Northern Navajo Medical Center - Shiprock, NM
  • Gallup Indian Medical Center - Gallup, NM
  • Kayenta Health Center - Kayenta, AZ
  • Tsaile Health Center - Tsaile, AZ
  • Fort Defiance Health Center - Fort Defiance, AZ
  • Connelly House, San Juan Regional Medical Center - Farmington, NM
  • Native American Diabetes Program - Albuquerque, NM
  • Many Farms Wellness Center - Many Farms, NM
  • Zuni Ramah IHS Service Unit - Zuni, NM
  • Navajo Division of Health - Window Rock, AZ
  • CHR Program - Gallup, NM
  • Hopi Special Diabetes/Wellness Center - Second Mesa, AZ
  • Chinle Wellness Center - Chinle, AZ
  • Diabetes Prevention Program/Look Ahead - Shiprock, NM
  • Navajo Special Diabetes Program - Fort Defiance, AZ
  • Navajo Nation Breast & Cervical Cancer Program - Tuba City, AZ