The annual Summer Research Education in Cardiovascular Conditions (RECV) Program introduces students to research at an early stage in their careers with a goal of inspiring them to see that research can be an exciting and fulfilling career.
This year, we will hold a virtual Summer Research Education in Cardiovascular Conditions Program (RECV) from June 7, 2021, through August 13, 2021. All undergraduate and masters’ level students are invited to apply to this full-time (35 hours/week) virtual program. Selected students will receive a stipend for their participation.
Applications for the 2021 cohort are currently closed.
The application for the 2022 cohort will be announced in February 2022.
Participants in the program attend weekly seminars and work with investigators on a variety of research topics. The program focuses on cardiovascular conditions and related topics including health disparities, ethics, genomics, clinical research, and evidence-based practice. In addition, students have an opportunity to participate in research experiences using remote technology as well as be a part of writing groups that develop peer-reviewed publications. At the end of the program, students participate in a virtual poster session.
What past participants said they enjoyed about the Summer RECV program:
“Getting exposure to amazing research ideas and mentors and making meaningful connections”
“I really liked learning about research and that I was able to have a project of my own”
“Having the opportunity to work with mentors and work on a systematic review”
“Lectures of specialists from different fields and backgrounds. Variety of topics introduced (e.g. data science, qualitative research, etc.).
“My interest in research was piqued, and I have dived into research at my college since the program”
The 2021 Summer RECV program is funded by the National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
(R25 HL145323-02 MPIs: V.V. Dickson/ J. Taylor)
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Barrie, F, Leon, A, Amaya, Y, Hellmers, N, Dickson, VV (2021) The Impact of Non-Pharmacological Stress Reduction Interventions on Cardiovascular[d1] Biobehavioral Outcomes in Emerging Adults: A Systematic Review. (2021, March). Poster to be presented virtually at the 33rd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions (poster presentation)
Barrie, F, Prescott, L, Taylor, J, Dickson, VV. The Effect of Perceived Discrimination on Blood Pressure among African American mothers in the InterGEN study(2021, March). Poster to be presented virtually at the 33rd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions (podium presentation); Nursing Research, 2021;70(2)
Balchand, A., Taza-Rocano, L., Zhanay, J., Garcia, D.R., Handschuh, C., Navarra, A., & Vaughan Dickson, V. (2021, March). Cardiovascular Disease Knowledge, Perceptions, and Beliefs Among Young Adults: A Systematic Review. Poster to be presented virtually at the 32nd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions. Nursing Research, 2021; 70(2)
*Balchand, A., Garcia, D. R., Handschuh, C., Yu, G., Vaughan Dickson, V., & Navarra, A. Sexual Dating Violence and Marijuana Use in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) High School Students (2021, March). Poster to be presented virtually at the 32nd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions (*NYU undergraduate school poster). Nursing Research, 2021; 70(2)
Dickson, VV, Zahany, J, Leon, A, Arabadjia, M. Measurement of Stress Among Working Adults with Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) (2021, March). Poster to be presented virtually at the 33rd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions (poster presentation) Nursing Research, 2021; 70(2)
Wang, S., Wasserman, A., Choi, J., Garcia, D.R., Wright, F. (2021, March). Positive Emotions and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Diverse Young Adults: A Systematic Review. Poster to be presented virtually at the 32nd Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions (students funded by NYU Meyers). Nursing Research, 2021; 70(2)
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