Normative Neuroimaging Library

Mentor Name:
Elizabeth Hovenden

Mentor Position:
Research Coordinator

Department:
Neurology

College:
Medicine

Email:
Lizzie.Hovenden@hsc.utah.edu


Project Description:

Normative Neuroimaging Library (NNL) is a nationwide effort to build a normative reference database to aid research into various neurological and psychological disorders. The University of Utah is one of 6 sites aiming to recruit 3,000 individuals.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer


Student Role:

Recruit and schedule potential participants. Administer neuropsychological testing. Not required but possible - collect blood samples from participants.


Student Benefits:

Increased understanding of the research process, gain confidence interacting with study participants, gain familiarity with how to conduct neuropsychological testing.


Project Duration:

Minimum 5 hours per week (weekend availability is a plus), minimum 6 month commitment


Minimum Requirements:

Some psychology coursework, willingness to complete online human subjects research certification. While not expected, phlebotomy training would be a benefit.