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Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) Graduate Student Seminar

About

The Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) brings together researchers and practitioners from multiple disciplines to collaboratively improve healthcare delivery and empower individuals to live their highest quality of life. RCHE’s monthly Graduate Student Seminar is designed to showcase the interdisciplinary workings of our affiliated faculty and their graduate students. With this series, we hope to build a community of students and faculty that can share their knowledge, develop presentation skills, and collaborate with department members for additional opportunities all working to improve healthcare. 

Each monthly instalment will be focused around a healthcare theme. Students from 3 different disciplines will speak around the same theme. Each presenter will have 15 minutes to present their research followed by a 5-minute Q&A.

Requirements

  • Must have a major professor who is affiliated with RCHE and/or explain affiliation with RCHE
  • Must actively and timely communicate with RCHE staff regarding details of GSS presentation including but not limited to: availability, specific topic of study, title of presentation
  • Must provide presentation to RCHE staff at least 2 days prior to presentation
  • Presentation must be 10 – 15 minutes in length 

Benefits

With this series, students have an opportunity to present their research, gain presentation skills, and meet faculty and students from other departments that will lead to additional interdisciplinary collaborations.

Students who participate also have the opportunity to win a travel grant up to $2000 for a conference or event.

Travel Grant Program

Eligibility

  • Current Purdue Graduate or PharmD students in good academic standing.
  • Must participate in the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering Graduate Student Seminar Series.
  • Must be advised or sponsored by a Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering Staff, Faculty, or Faculty Affiliate.

Award

  • Each semester 2 students who presented in that semester will be chosen from the RCHE Graduate Student Seminar Series to receive a $2000 travel grant.
  • This is up to $2000.00 and supports one conference or event for the student to present his or her work.
  • The winning students will be notified via an award letter along with their academic advisor.
  • The winning student must use the award within one year of receiving notification letter that they won the award. Any deviation will require a written request to the Regenstrief Center Operations Manager for prior approval.
  • All travel must be booked through concur with coordination with the RCHE admin and Discovery Park business office.

 Evaluation Criteria

  • Semester awards will be evaluated by center leadership and staff committee who are in attendance for all presentations.
  • Any additional recommendation letters from advisors is welcomed but not required.
  • Notification of award will be provided on or before January 31st for fall semester participants and June 30th for spring semester participants.

**Any student participating in the RCHE graduate student seminar series that does not wish to be considered please let Allison Bryan Jungels abryan@purdue.edu know prior to your presentation.