The Ohio State University


Program Dates

May 28, 2019 - August 02, 2019

Program Highlights

  • Intensive, structured laboratory-based research experience
  • 10-week didactic lunch lecture series delivered simultaneously to all sites via live videoconference
  • Half-day rotations on medical, surgical, pediatric and radiation oncology services
  • A two-day joint conference in Washington, DC that is focused on cancer-related advocacy and policy
  • Weekly journal club
  • Stipend of $2,500
  • End of program symposium


The program’s administrative office is located at:

The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center
CUPID Summer Translational Oncology Program
395 W. 12th Ave., Suite 670
Columbus, OH 43210

Students accepted into the program will report to various locations within the university.


The Program will not provide student housing as students who are present in the summer are expected to have housing arrangements already made.


Reasonable accommodations can be provided for visiting medical students with disabilities. For disability accommodations please contact the program administrator. Accessible parking spots and restrooms are available throughout the IUSOM campus.

For question regarding the CUPID Program, please email or call:
Ashley Pinette, M.D.
Phone: 614-685-9145


Timothy M. Pawlik, MD, MPH, PhD, FACS, FRACS (Hon.)
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
The Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research
The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center

Associate Directors:

Ashley Pinette, M.D.  
Post Doctoral T32 Research Fellow
OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center 
Laboratory of Dr. William E. Carson, III, M.D.

Sherif R.Z. Abdel-Misih, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
OSU College of Medicine

Executive Assistant to Dr. Pawlik

Theresa McCarty