Decision making in neuromuscular scoliosis – Spanish-speaking Research Assistant position at Primary Children’s Hospital

Mentor Name:
Jody Lin

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Department:
Pediatrics

College:
Medicine

Email:
Jody.Lin@hsc.utah.edu


Project Description:

We are developing new ways to support parents and providers of children with neuromuscular scoliosis during treatment decision making. We will test different ways to communicate treatment-related information to guide treatment decisions.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

They will help identify, consent, and enroll potential participants and help schedule a time for data collection with the study team.


Student Benefits:

learn qualitative research skills, learn how to consent and enroll patients, exposure to the clinical pediatric environment, potential for authorship based on contributions


Project Duration:

8-10 hours a week for 3 months starting July 2022 with potential to extend to one year


Minimum Requirements:

Native level Spanish fluency