Announcing the UPR-IPERT Program


What is it?

The UPR-IPERT program is a multi-campus and interdisciplinary training program at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) that offers you training in the skills to conduct biomedical and health-related research.

UPR-IPERT combines in-person training activities and online trainings and resources. In-person training activities are offered at different UPR campuses. Online activities will be accessible through this page soon.

Welcome to the UPR-IPERT Program!


Welcome to the UPR- IPERT community! This program—your program—aims to make more university students from different disciplines and socio-economic profiles broaden their competencies in biomedical research topics and areas related to health.

We seek to train professionals who are persevering, empowered, committed to Puerto Rico and with an interdisciplinary vision of health.

We would like to recruit more members like you!

Undergraduate students of Social Sciences or Natural Sciences interested in conducting graduate studies in the biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences and other areas related to the study of health.

Professors interested in strengthening their research, committed to the mentoring of undergraduate students.

The UPR-IPERT Program offers you ...