2013 AMP Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach

Today’s guest post is from Elizabeth Reitz, who is the program director for Americans for Medical Progress. They are now starting their 2013 Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach – a great program which played a huge part in starting Speaking of Research in 2008. Please share this with friends and colleagues.

Americans for Medical Progress needs your help to reach young research advocates to be considered for our 2013 Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach.

Please help us get the word out about our Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach by sharing the news with your friends and colleagues, and asking others to pass the information along.  The application process is now open and AMP will accept applications through Friday, April 12, 2013.

At Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) we are committed to fostering innovative outreach programs that engage the next generation of research advocatesThe AMP/Hayre Fellowship supports college students and young adults in creating innovative peer education projects focused on the importance of animal research to medical progress.  Fellows receive a $5,000 stipend and project support.

Named in memory of AMP’s late chairman, Michael D. Hayre, DVM, ACLAM, the Fellowship program began in 2008.  Tom Holder, a founding member of the U.K. student group Pro-Test, was the Inaugural Fellow. During his time as an AMP Hayre Fellow, Tom developed the foundation of what has now become Speaking of Research.  You may read more about the Fellows and learn about their lasting contributions to advocacy.

If you have additional ideas on how to get the word out about the Fellowship, or if you would like more information, or if you can offer other support for the AMP/Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, please reach out by email or at 703-836-9595 x104.

Thank you for your ongoing enthusiasm for the AMP mission and our mutual commitment to share the importance of science and biomedical research with future generations of advocates!

Elizabeth Reitz, Program Director, AMP