Due to the outstanding quality of both the faculty and facilities at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, over 40 graduate students currently are conducting their thesis research under the direction of The Research Institute faculty. Numerous first-year graduate students are doing short rotations though The Research Institute laboratories prior to committing to their thesis laboratories. Students who are interested in seeking mentored training at The Research Institute should review our Principal Investigator’s profiles to identify researchers who may be doing research of interest to them as well as the web sites for the various OSU Graduate Programs.
Click here to learn about the policies and procedures required to receive mentoring training at The Research Institute .
Most of The Research Institute’s scientists are faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and are members of various graduate programs at OSU including:
Office of Research Graduate Studies
The Office of Research Graduate Studies aims to enhance the graduate student experience by providing a stimulating and constructive environment. This Office provides services to graduate students by:
Serving as a primary point of contact for academic issues related to the The Research Institute experience
Facilitating academic orientation of students to The Research Institute and Nationwide Children's Hospital
Coordinating with The Ohio State University program directors regarding academic requirements and issues
Serving as a liaision with The Ohio State University regarding stipend/tuition issues
Organizing monthly meetings of all The Research Institute graduate students to share research and discuss common issues
Establishing independent study courses, as needed
For more information regarding the Office of Research Graduate Studies, contact Robert Munson, PhD, at (614) 722-4092.