About the Program

Special Strengths

  • Interdisciplinary research and training, with faculty from 10 departments within the School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Our curriculum includes classes from many disciplines giving our students a strong educational foundation
  • Faculty members are internationally recognized, well-funded, fully committed to graduate education. They have proven track records in mentoring students to the Ph.D. degree
  • Supported in part by a Toxicology Training Grant (T32 ES07026) from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, with continuous federal funding since 1966
  • Yearly stipend of $26,650
  • Single health plan coverage
  • Full paid tuition
  • Opportunities to travel to scientific meetings
  • There is a full-time program coordinator
  • Housed within the Department of Environmental Medicine, which ranks 7th in National Institutes of Health funding among comparable departments
  • Collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and other departments
  • Science outreach and education are also important components of our program. Graduate students may participate in these programs as part of their development as scientists and educators

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For more information and details on how to apply please visit the Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs.