Dr. Conroy Participates in Research Internship Program

Dr. Otakuye Conroy recently hosted two students from the Native American Research Internship program. The program places Native American undergraduates in health-related research labs for a 10-week paid internship, and is run through the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. One student, Delilah Robb, won the undergraduate poster competition at the Association of American Indian Physicians annual conference for her work on water quality and endocrine disruptors on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. The second student, Davian Thompson, won 1st place in the undergraduate poster competition for environmental engineering at the annual Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native American in Science (SACNAS) conference.