LSAMP - STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2011-2012

What have we done this past year?
Summer 2010 Interns presentations
Participation of High Achievers at Undergraduate Research Symposium, WPU
*Monthly meetings in S2064
*Increased student attendance
*Increased student participation
* New Officers in MAPS and Galen
*More collaboration with the GALEN society
* ISSBB scholars participation
WPU GS-LSAMP Summer Bridge Day Program, August 23 -27, 2010
*Celebrating Student ResearchActivities: Internships and Externships- Second edition-2011
*LSAMP-MAPS official Website
*Photos of meetings *Collaboration with the MAST , NOYCE programs
GS-LSAMP AWARDS FOR HIGHEST GPA – Spring 2010
*LSAMP-MAPS Senior Award : for academic excellence and participation
High GPA, Internship presentation, Graduation award
Undergraduate Research Symposium April 16, 2011

SUMMER 2011 INTERNSHIPS
Supported by GS-LSAMP (15 students)
13 students working with WPUNJ faculty
2 students : Clinical Research at St Joseph Hospital, Paterson, NJ
Supported by LSAMP-MAPS ,funded by Dr. Nina Jemmott ,Provost office (6 students)
3 students: Clinical Assistant at St Joseph Hospital, Paterson, NJ
1 student: Hospice of New Jersey, St.Joseph Hospital , Wayne, NJ
1 student: Madalian Chiropractic & Physical Therapy. 573 Valley Rd Ste 3,  Wayne NJ
1 student: WPU - Biology Department,  Wayne NJ

Funded by Dr. Sandy DeYoung

1 students at Kessler Institute, West orange NJ
1 student: Biology Department WPUNJ- Animal Lab- Autism research in mice with Dr.Robert Benno

GS-LSAMP-MAPS students FUNDED FROM OTHER SOURCES

Rutger’s Research Experience for Undergraduates.
1 student

Mont Sinai Summer Research Program, NY
1 student

Northeast Regional Alliance-Med prep program, UMDNJS
2 students

Dr. Risley from WPU, funded through FAG Grant.
2 students

What have we learned this year?
Monthly meetings are important for News, Information, Scholarships. Internships, Speakers
Osteopathic Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, are very good options as a career in Medicine
Study Abroad is an option for a career in Medicine
Teaching Science is a very rewarding career in Science
Biology combined with MBA , good option
Teaching as a career is being promoted with several academic scholarships
Grades matter
The Science Enrichment center is of great value to all
The SEC help improve grades
The SEC help with MCAT, GRE, DAT etc.
The SEC help with a medical career goal
The SEC help with a teaching career goal
Internships are important
Medical shadowing experiences are important
Being involved “ out of the classroom” is important
Being an officer in MAPS or GALEN is important
Helping others is important
Planning is important
Making time for meetings is important
Research is important
* Knowing and talking to Professors is important