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Training and Education

DCCOR takes pride in training the future leaders of pediatric obesity research. We offer mentorship to learners at all levels, including undergraduate students, post-graduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty members. There are many opportunities at DCCOR to gain knowledge, skills, and experience in pediatric obesity research:

  • Attend our monthly journal club, where we discuss recently-published cutting-edge research articles related to pediatric obesity.
     
  • Attend a works in progress, where we invite colleagues to present about a project and gather input about its development.
     
  • Join DCCOR as a trainee, where you’ll receive mentorship while working on current DCCOR research projects.
     
  • Apply to IGNITE Childhood Obesity Research, our internal grant program, to promote interdisciplinary collaboration between DCCOR and researchers across the university. More information about this opportunity can be found on the Grants and Funding page.

Additional opportunities for training and education with DCCOR will be posted as they become available.