Pathways into Quantitative Aging Research Summer Program

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The application for our summer 2024 cohort is NOW OPEN!

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Important Dates for Summer 2024

  • Application available: November 1, 2023
  • Application deadline: February 1, 2024
  • Program Start: Sunday, June 9, 2024
  • Program End: Saturday, July 20, 2024

 

 

  • In January of 2023, 2022 PQAR student Justin Wang attended the International Conference on Health Policy Statistics: Upgrading the Pipeline from Health Data to Health Policy.
  • In January of 2023, 2022 PQAR students Angie Gonzalez, Rachel Mack and Vanessa Martinez-Lenis participated in the 2023 J- Term opportunity. Students returned to the NYC/NYU campus, where they took GPH-GU 2184: Intermediate Statistical Programming in R. Learn more about PQAR's programming here
  • The research 2021 PQAR students Jordan Harris, Michelle Hefner and Paula Lanternier conducted won first place at the 2022 APHA Occupational Health and Safety section’s best student & new researcher/practitioner competition.
  • The research 2021 PQAR students Jordan Harris, Michelle Hefner and Paula Lanternier conducted was nominated as a top 10 finalist student poster at the 2023 Gerontological Society of America conference (GSA) in the Social Research Policy and Practice section. 
  • PQAR students Joshua Bott (2022) and Bintou Koroma (2021) were nominated and invited to attend the 2022 Math Alliance: Field of Dreams conference in Minneapolis, MN. In November of 2022, Joshua attended the FOD dreams conference. 
  • In November of 2022, PQAR students Angie Gonzalez (2022) and Romy Robiellos II (2021) presented their groups' summer research project at the 5th annual ADAR Summit in Indianapolis, IN, hosted by the South Carolina Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (SC-ADAR) team at the University of South Carolina. 
  • In October of 2022, 2022 PQAR students Joshua Bott, Angie Gonzalez, Valerie Lobato, Rachel Mack, Vanessa Martinez-Lenis and Lourdes S. Romañach Álvarez attended the 2022 SACNAS conference in San Juan, PR. Lourdes presented her groups' research in the undergraduate student poster section of the program. 
  • 2022 PQAR students Valerie Lobato, Lourdes S. Romañach Álvarez and Clementine Sikpe research project was accepted for the 2022 SACNAS poster session. In the summer of 2022 they worked with Dr. Anarina Murillo and MS student Emma Risner on the topic of "Examining the Association Between the ‘Southern Diet’, Socio-demographic Factors, and Obesity Status Among Women in Alabama"
  • In July of 2022, 2021 PQAR students Amir ElTabekh, Michelle Hefner, Bintou Koroma, Abner Portillo, Romy Robiellos II attended the Second Annual PQAR Symposium on Thursday, July 21, 2022. They participated on an panel discussion, where they discussed their experiences since the completion of the summer program. 
  • In June of 2022,  the research 2021 PQAR students Jordan Harris, Michelle Hefner and Paula Lanternier conducted with Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff and PhD student Gabriella Meltzer was published in the International Journal of Aging and Human Development. Read here
  • 2021 PQAR student Kristiana Jeffers virtually participated in the 2022 J-Term opportunity. She took GPH-GU 2286: Introduction to Data Management and Statistical Computing. Learn more about PQAR's programming here.  
  • In November of 2022, 2021 PQAR student Michelle Hefner virtually presented her groups' summer research project at the 4th annual ADAR Summit, hosted by the Cal-ADAR team at UC Berkeley. 
  • The research 2021 PQAR students Jordan Harris, Michelle Hefner and Paula Lanternier conducted was awarded at the 7th Annual NYU Langone Health Disparities Symposium! In the summer of 2021 they worked with Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff and PhD student Gabriella Meltzer on the topic of Associations Between COVID‐19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Socio‐spatial Factors in NYC Transit Workers 50 Years and Older”.

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NYU COVID-19 Response & Safety Measures

The Pathways into Quantitative Aging Research summer program will be held in-person for summer 2023; however, we must remain flexible in our response to developments related to COVID-19. 

Vaccination Documentation

Effective May 11, NYU will no longer require members of the community (faculty, staff and students) to upload proof of COVID-19 vaccination documentation. 

Optional Mask & Reporting, Isolation, and Quarantine Requirements

Members of the NYU community members are no longer required to wear masks on campus or while participating in University-sponsored activities off-campus. However, masks are always welcome around NYU and stay home if you’re sick.

 

Contact Us!

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the program coordinator at GPH.Pathways@nyu.edu.

The Pathways into Quantitative Aging Research (PQAR) Summer Program is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) grant R25AG06793101.