The Markey STRONG Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky is just one of the American Cancer Society (ACS) Diversity in Cancer Research (DICR) Internship Programs across the United States.

 

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland


University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, which is part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center consortium, along with Case Western Reserve University, and the Cleveland Clinic. The ACS DICR internship program will start summer 2022.

Emory University
Atlanta


Winship Cancer Institute DICR interns and some mentors, summer 2021. Left to right: Curtis Henry, PhD, Alexander "Xan" Wesley, Larry Boise, PhD, Ryan Nobles, Kennedy Humphrey, Jason Lett, and Kashari Henry.

 

Georgetown University
Washington, DC


The DICR internship program funded by the ACS will start at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in the summer of 2022.

 

Indiana University 
Indianapolis


The DICR internship program funded by the ACS will start at the IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center in the summer of 2022.

 

University of Chicago Medical School 


Nicolle Arellano (left) and Alena Pedroza, 2 of the DICR interns during the summer of 2021 at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center.

 

University of Colorado, Anschutz


University of Colorado DICR intern Marie Feliu at her poster session.

 

University of Kentucky
Lexington


University of Kentucky Markey STRONG Scholars, DICR interns funded by the American Cancer Society in the summer of 2021, from left to right: Kennedy Palmer (Western Kentucky University),  Omar Bojang (Transylvania University), Ana Thompson (Berea College), and Elaf Ghoneim (University of Kentucky).

 

University of Maryland 
Baltimore

University of Maryland Marlene and Steward Greenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center ACS DICR interns, summer 2021, from left to right: Lab assistant Zewde, Jordyn, Sasha, Demi, and Ayoo in the back.

 

University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque


2021 ACS DICR interns at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center are circled. Back: Eduardo Peralta-Herrara (University of Rochester, NY) and Marelessis Palomino (University of New Mexico). Middle: Jade Underwood (Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO). Front: Adina Abudushalamu (University of New Mexico).

 

OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City


The DICR internship program funded by the ACS will start at the Oklahoma Health Stephenson Cancer Center in the summer of 2022.

 

Washington University
St. Louis


ACS DICR interns from the Washington University Siteman Cancer Center enjoying a night out summer 2021.

 

Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut


The Yale University School of Medicine DICR internship program funded by the ACS will start at the Yale Cancer Center in the summer of 2022.