UAB’s Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program is funded by the National Cancer Institute, and therefore only U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply.

The Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program includes the following:

  • Mentoring by program directors and major professors
  • Coursework as required by respective departments
  • Interdisciplinary research training
  • Monthly Cancer Prevention & Control  Training Seminars
  • Hands-on intervention experience, as appropriate
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Training
  • Ongoing Evaluation
  • Follow up of trainees for ten years after exiting the program

Pre- or postdoctoral stipend for two to three years, depending on the particular program of study

  1. Tuition & fees for all courses required or recommended by the program of study
  2. Health & hospitalization insurance
  3. Funding for research supplies, conferences and travel