Shapiro Resources

Introduction to the Shapiro Summer Research Program (pdf)
Slides from Dr. Tsenkova’s presentation: Become familiar with the program, learn how to find and select projects and mentors, and know the timeline for the application process.

How to write a Successful Shapiro Proposal (pdf slides)
Dr. Tsenkova’s presentation on writing Shapiro proposals: Learn how to understand requirements for Shapiro applications, know what reviewers look for and avoid pitfalls, get application tips and know next steps, and allow enough time for one-on-one questions at the end.

Questions for Shapiro Mentor (pdf)
Sample List of Questions to Guide Your Initial Conversations with Potential Shapiro Mentors

How to Write an Abstract Sept 2019 online (pdf)
Dr. Tsenkova’s Slides from How to Write an Effective Abstract

M1 Summer Independent International Research
Information for students interested in an international Shapiro. Global Health ONLY.

Path of Distinction in Research
Path of Distinction in Research workshop slides

Shapiro List of Student Projects, 2017-2019

2022 Summer Curriculum

  • How to Write an Effective Abstract (Video – NetID required)
    Vera Tsenkova, PhD
    Recorded on: June 23, 2022. Duration: 37 minutes
  • Biostatistics Lecture (Video – NetID required)
    Ron Gangnon, PhD
    This is a “Part 2” of the Biostatistics lecture that was presented to the M1s in FFF.
    Recorded on: June 3, 2022. Duration: 1 hour and 38 minutes
  • Health Disparities (Video – NetID required)
    Amy Kind, MD/PhD
    An introduction to the concepts of mechanistic health disparities research theory, social-biological phenotyping, multi-level analytics, and the exposome.
    Recorded on: June 23, 2022. Duration: 51 minutes
  • Unabridged Checklist – (pdf)
    Paije Wilson, MLIS

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2021 Summer Curriculum

2020 Summer Curriculum