Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Application Requirements

Applications for the 2013 RETI Program must be submitted by
March 8, 2013 *
* To request an extension due to weather events or other extraordinary circumstances, please e-mail

Please Click Here for the Online Application Form

Applicants will be infomed of admissions decisions by April 12, 2013


Those who are interested in applying to the Fordham RETI must submit:
a) A completed online application form available here. Once your application has been submitted, please email to confirm receipt

b)  A current curriculum vitae

c)  An official transcript from your highest completed degree (emailed to or submitted by mail). Please note that transcripts may take up to a few weeks to be delivered once requested.
HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road, Dealy Hall 226
Bronx, NY 10458
d) Two letters of recommendation from: (1) a senior member of your current institution (i.e. post-doctoral supervisor or department chair) describing how your RETI training and research will be encouraged and supported at your institution and (2) a senior colleague who can describe your work and contributions to HIV prevention research. Both letters should address evidence of the candidate's experience in and ability to independently design and implement a research project at standards suitable for peer review journals and potential NIH funding.
Letters of recommendation should be emailed to separately by each recommender

Please visit our FAQ page for additional information about the RETI

About the Director: Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., is a leading scholar in research on research ethics. In addition to the RETI Institute Director, she is the Marie Ward Doty Chair and Professor of Psychology, and founding Director of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education. She has chaired numerous federal, state and organizational ethics committees include the Environmental Protection Agency's Human Studies Review Board, Children's Research Subcommittee for the DHHS Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, American Psychological Association’s Ethics Code Task Force and the New York State Licensing Board for Psychology. Her federally funded research programs focus on ethical issues and well-being of vulnerable populations, including ethnic minority youth and families, active drug users, college students at risk for drinking problems, and adults with impaired consent capacity.

Site  | Directories
Submit Search Request