Congratulations to David Colston, Laurel Sharpless, and Brooke Jones, who have been awarded prestigious 2024 summer internships with the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). The internships will last for 8-12 weeks beginning in the mid-May to mid-June timeframe and will end on August 31. Our three students were selected based on the caliber of their current research and two of our awardees have accepted the offer. Our 2024 NCIPC internship awardees and their research projects are:

David Colston David Colston

A Case Study in Program Continuity: Analyzing the Impact of Loss of Injury Control Research Center Program Funding

Laurel Sharpless Laurel Sharpless

A Systematic Review of Policy Evaluations for the Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

Brooke Jones Brooke Jones

Summary Evaluation of the Rape Prevention and Education Program

“It’s not common to see this many NCIPC interns selected from one location, said UNC IPRC Interim Director Beth Moracco. “Having all three of our candidates chosen for this opportunity is a great honor and we’re incredibly proud to support them and their work.”