< Toxicology, Health and Environmental Disease (THED) High School Summer Program | EOHSI

Note: This will be a virtual program in 2020!

The Environmental & Occupational Health Science Institute announces the 2020 Toxicology, Health & Environmental Disease (THED) High School Summer Program. THED is an intensive program requiring active involvement of participants. This summer program is open to highly motivated high school students interested in the biomedical and environmental health sciences, entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2020. Participants are highly encouraged to have completed at least one high school biology course prior to attending.
Planned topics and activities include:
  • Drug Development
  • Experimental Design
  • Forensics
  • Drug Disposition/Pharmacokinetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Histology & Pathology
  • Basic Lab Procedures
  • Career Path Discussions
This program will be held Aug 17-20, 2020 using an online platform. Students must be available for both morning and afternoon sessions. There will be a break for lunch. The course fee of $400 includes tuition, instructional manuals, and materials that will be mailed to the student’s home address.
Parents or students seeking additional information about the program should contact: THED@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Please attach the following when completing the application:
  1. A student essay of approximately 200 words explaining their interest in biomedical or environmental laboratory research
  2. High school transcripts or report cards
Only online applications will be accepted.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. If your application is not accepted, you will be placed on a wait list and contacted if someone can no longer fill their position. If your application is accepted, you will need to follow instructions in your acceptance email for payment processing. Applications will be considered complete upon receipt and process of payment.

Read an article in NIH Environmental Factor about the 2013 THED program.