For Current Students

Follow the links below for information regarding our current students.

Forms, Due Dates & More

There are a lot of dates, deadline, events, and forms to remember!  All PhD students follow The Graduate School’s dates and requirements, so bookmark their webpage. All Graduation Deadlines can be found here. All Theses and Dissertation policies and procedures can be found here. All (general) PhD Degree Requirements can be found here. The Graduate School …

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2017 Orientation Information

We hope your summer is going well!  The information found on this page will help you get situated as a grad student here at Duke and also within the  Environmental Health Program: Prior to arrival: ROTATIONS (three rotations in two different departments during your first year): Secure your first rotation by contacting UPEH faculty members …

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UPEH Program/Certificate Requirements

Q. I’m already affiliated with a Department at Duke. How do I apply for the UPEH Certificate? A. To apply to join the UPEH Certificate, complete the Graduate Certificate Program Application form and return it to the Program Office located in A346a LSRC Q. I was admitted through the UPEH and I’ve completed my three …

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Departmental PhD Requirements

The UPEH is not degree-granting. If you enter into graduate studies at Duke University via the UPEH, you will formally affiliate with a Department at the end of your second year. The Graduate School, grants your PhD in conjunction with your home Department. Along with your PhD, you will graduate with an UPEH certificate which …

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Chalk Talks

UPEH graduate students hold monthly informal gatherings. These discussions provide opportunities for students to freely critique one another’s research, and serves to build community among the Program’s students. These informal gatherings are generally for students only. For more information about Chalk Talks, please contact 2nd year students Kristen Overdahl, Rose Schrott or Risa Gearhart.

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Students admitted to Duke’s Graduate School via the UPEH (and those who are supported by an NIH Training Grant) are required to abide by the Basic Medical Science track of RCR requirements which is 18 credits. Students who entered through the Nicholas School of the Environment and have elected to complete the UPEH certificate should …

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Annual Student Meetings

We encourage trainees and their mentors to have frequent, if not daily, contact. This is the norm at Duke University. Trainee Review Committees conduct annual reviews with each trainee, usually in late February. Faculty members on committees meet in pairs with each individual trainee. All efforts are made to ensure continuity of the Trainee Review Committees. The …

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Career Development

The following Career Development Resources are available to UPEH students: An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. The UPEH encourages the use of the AAAS Individual Development Plan for its graduate students. Completion of the IDP is required at the end …

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Funding Opportunities

The following funding opportunities may be of interest to UPEH trainees or alumni: The Society of Toxicology has awards for graduate students to fund experiences that are related to toxicology, outside of normal graduate training, and will enhance future career possibilities. The next Supplemental Training for Education Program deadlines are May 1 and October 9. Graduate students …

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Job Announcements

Here are some job and/or training opportunities that we’ve come across lately. If you are interested in posting on this page, please contact us! August 2017 Australia Head, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine (UQ) and Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service Postdoctoral Research Fellow in School of …

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