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PREP Program Demographics and Outcomes

The PREP Program at Northwestern has had 18 NIH supported scholars enroll and complete the PREP program since its start in 2017. Additionally, the PREP program has hosted 3 affiliate scholars supported through institutional funding or partner programs.

Program Demographics

PREP scholars come from undergraduate institutions across the U.S and territories and from a broad range of interests and research backgrounds. Overall, we have trained 13 female and 8 male scholars from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. 

 Program Demographics


Program Outcomes




All NU PREP Scholars who have completed the PREP program have matriculated into biomedical PhD programs across the country, including: 
Baylor University
Emory University
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Johns Hopkins University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Oregon Health Sciences University, Vollum Institute
Rockefeller University
University of California, San Francisco
University of Cincinnati
Vanderbilt University
Washington University in St.Louis
Yale University


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