Potential Mentors and Lab Positions

SOM OFFICE OF MEDICAL STUDENT RESEARCH is now partnering with UROPCONNECT to include research opportunities specific to medical students in a searchable database. UROPCONNECT is a searchable database designed to support undergraduate and medical school student participation in research and creative activity across the campus. UROPConnect includes profiles for Wayne State University faculty members with information about their research interests and ongoing research projects.

Click here to access the UROPCONNECT database!

The Office of Medical Student Research has also identified faculty members who are able to assist students with finding mentors in various departments and locations. See below for relevant contact information.

Emergency Medicine
Dr. James Paxton- EM Doc at DRH and Research Coordinator

Internal Medicine
Dr. Safwan Badr- Internal Medicine Chair

Dr. Anju Goyal- Ophthalmologist and Research Coordinator

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Amy DeLaroche- EM Doc and Research Coordinator

For postitions at St. John's Hospital
Dr. Susan Szpunar- Director of Biomedical Research