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2020 Robert Smith, MD, Graduate Scholars

The Jackson Heart Study Graduate Training and Education Center at UMMC is a two-year research mentoring and training program funded by the National Heart. Lung and Blood Institute. Designed for doctoral and health professional students who are considering careers in cardiovascular health sciences, the program allows students to observe and participate in the research process alongside mentors from leading research institutions. Download a composite photo of the 2020 scholars here

Creating a Healthier Mississippi Through Research

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Alexcia Shanise Carr
Pharmacy
University of Mississippi

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Torrye Evans, II
Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Cellas Ari'ka Hayes
Pharmaceutical Science/Pharmacology
University of Mississippi

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Maria Jones-Muhammad
Neuroscience
University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Rashun Miles
Social Welfare
University of Mississippi

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Nicole Reeder
Food Science, Nutrition,
and Health Promotion
Mississippi State University

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Jamarius Waller
Pharmacology
University of Mississippi
Medical Center

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Roxanne Watts
Counseling Psychology
University of Southern Mississippi