Kentucky Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program
This program for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees focuses on cancer prevention and control in rural, low-income populations. The program covers cancer epidemiology, behavioral science, and tobacco control. The training formats include coursework, structured interactions with mentors, and supervised research experiences. The coursework includes core and elective didactic courses and special programs. The core courses include epidemiology of cancer, biostatistics, grant writing, and research ethics, and electives come from a wide range of topics offered at the University of Kentucky.
The program is intended for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees interested in cancer prevention and control research in underserved populations. Trainees may be from many disciplines, including public health, behavioral science, hematology/oncology (postdoctoral only), and nursing.
2 years for postdoctoral trainees and 3–4 years for predoctoral trainees.