Our research group conducts research to develop behavioral interventions targeting children, adolescents, and young adults with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, asthma, HIV, and obesity. We are currently looking for 2-3 undergraduate students to assist with several communication studies. One is a NIH/NIDDK funded communication project examining the clinical communication among pediatric patients, their caregivers, and a community health worker during Motivational Interviewing counseling sessions targeting weight loss. A second project is examining patient-provider communication in diabetes medical care.
GPA ≥ 3.0
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Minimum commitment is 8 hours/week, one calendar year
Honor's thesis opportunities available
Interested students should email Dr. Carcone at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a CV or resume, a brief explanation of how you meet the qualifications, and a brief description of your career goals and why this research experience will contribute to those goals
The students will assist with transcribing patient interactions, data entry, and other research-related tasks.