Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Academic-Practice Collabroation to Evaluate a Community Based Wellness Program"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
Health Promotion
Project Description:
In collaboration with a nearby community coalition data is being collected at wellness screenings including both quantitative and qualitative to assess impact on health outcomes and the process of lifestyle behavior change to determine the effectiveness of current programming and provide support for expansion.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will be able to assist with data entry and organization for statistical analysis. Additionally the student can assist with analysis and interpretation of findings. Initial reports to the funder are due by November 1, 2016.
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Desired Qualifications:
Completion of a basic statistics course preferred. Proficiency in working with excel worksheets. Public health or nursing major, preferred GPA of 3.0 or above.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
Department awards independent research credits for this project?

Professor in Charge

Simpson, Vicki
School of Nursing

Student Supervisor

Vicki Simpson
Assistant Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Vicki Simpson
Discovery Learning Research Center