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What is SciMed GRS?

The Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) program was established in 2008 to enhance the experiences of underrepresented graduate students in the biological sciences. SciMed GRS is a unique program offering professional development, community resources, and funding opportunity for underrepresented minority students. The program currently supports over 140 students yearly in 38 graduate programs spanning four schools and colleges on campus. Since its inception, the program has graduated 75 PhD and 42 MS degree recipients.

Participating Graduate Programs

SciMed GRS
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SciMed GRS Director
Dr. Sara Patterson
E-mail: spatters@wisc.edu

SciMed GRS Coordinator
Abbey Thompson
E-mail: akthomp1@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-890-2308