The Use of Technology to Support Diabetes Management

Mentor Name:
Michelle Litchman

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor




Project Description:

I am working on multiple projects examining the use of technology to support diabetes management. These technologies include social media, real-time continuous glucose monitoring, apps, and medical hacking.

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit

Student Role:

Students can be involved in planning meetings to develop and refine research methods, conduct literature searches, submit IRB, and/or collect or code data.

Student Benefits:

Students who significantly contribute to the research will have an opportunity to present findings and co-author manuscripts.

Project Duration:

There are various ongoing projects that can accommodate different student needs for hours, however a minimum of 5 hours a week is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

Interest in diabetes and technology related research is a must. CITI training is required. Previous research experience is preferred, but will train.