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VT MAPRS alumni receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2018.
MAPRS participants at previous meetings.
MAPRS award.



The purpose of this symposium is to provide networking and professional development opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators affiliated with the Mid-Atlantic PREP/IMSD Research Symposium network in the Southeast region. Our goal is to train and promote scientists of the next generation whose research interests are in the areas of biomedical and behavioral science.


Duke University
Johns Hopkins University
Medical University of South Carolina
University of Maryland -Baltimore
University of Maryland - Baltimore County
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Wake Forest University


The purpose of MAPRS is to bring together trainees and program personnel to expand their networks and enable the sharing of best practices in their training programs.


2023- Virginia Tech
2022- Johns Hopkins Virtual Event
2021- Medical University of South Carolina - Virtual
2020- Canceled due to COVID-19
2019- Wake Forest
2018- Duke University
2017- UMBC/UMB
2016- VCU
2015- North Carolina State University
2014- UNC Chapel Hill
2012- Virginia Tech