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 113 PhD and 50 MS degree recipients.

Support the SciMed Program

You can help support the SciMed GRS program by making a gift to the University of Wisconsin Foundation.

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SciMed Faculty Director
Dr. Beth Meyerand
E-mail: memeyerand@wisc.edu

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