Introducing High Schoolers to Research

middletonOver the summer, Chris Middleton led a group of 16 high schoolers on a tour through the GRU Cancer Center as part of GRU’s Health Sciences Summer Academy (HSSA).  HSSA is a free, academic program that offers selected high school students the opportunity to catch a glimpse of a variety of health science careers.  Through experiential instruction, engaging classroom activities, and facility tours, students are introduced to the academic and professional tools required to become successful health science practitioners.  Participating in this specialized one-week program gives students a competitive edge when applying to colleges and universities.

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