RESEARCH COORDINATOR, (Part-Time)School of Public Health, Grade 26
Boston University - Boston, MA

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The Research Coordinator will perform various activities associated with managing and coordinating a multi - year public health research project entitled, 'Increasing Postpartum Glucose Tolerance Testing Following Gestational Diabetes'. This study combines maternal and child health with chronic illness prevention. Phase I entails interviews with patients and providers to understand obstacles to testing and follow up care for women with gestational diabetes. Phase II is a pilot randomized clinical trial, testing the efficacy on an intervention to improve postpartum glucose testing, using methods of patient navigation and motivational interviewing.

Responsibilities include:
  • Implement and monitor objectives of a research proposal
  • Set up team meetings
  • Manage reports to funders, IRB, and budget reporting for project
  • Works with CHS administrators on paperwork for HR and procurement
  • Supervise casual employees who will carry out the clinician and patient interviews and interventions.
  • Coordinates study activities and time line at two sites (Boston Medical Center and East Boston Neighborhood Health Center)
  • Participates with the investigative team in coding data and analyzing results.
  • Assist team in preparation of follow-up grant proposal and manuscript preparation.
(Please note this position is for 30 hours per week)

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Candidate must have fluency in Spanish, and English. French is a plus but not required.

1-3 years of experience and Masters Degree required

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