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  • The Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. Fellowship in Health Disparities Program

    The Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. Fellowship in Health Disparities is awarded annually to support the participation of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the field of breast cancer. The fellowship provides funding at the post-doctoral level to a host institution, for a three-year program supporting training and research addressing health disparities as they pertain to breast cancer.

    Applicant Qualifications

    The Leffall Fellowship will be an annual award to support the training of under-represented racial and ethnic groups in the field of breast cancer. The fellowship provides funding at the post-doctoral level to a host institution for a three-year program supporting training and research addressing health disparities as they pertain to breast cancer.

    Amount

    $50,000 a year

    Term

    Three years

    Howard University Seeks Leffall Fellow

    As the current recipient of the Leffall Fellowship, Howard University is seeking to place a fellow for the third year of their award. Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically African-American private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential. The university particularly emphasizes the provision of education opportunities to promising African-American students.

    If interested please forward a curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

    Wayne Frederick, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    Deputy Director, Howard University Cancer Center
    Department of Surgery
    Howard University Hospital
    2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 4000
    Washington, DC 20060

    Or send an e-mail to w_frederick@howard.edu