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Exploring Cardiac Disease, Pain, and Depression

Elective-Independent Study Research Opportunity If you are interested in experiencing the research process first hand and building your research resume this Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 semester and Spring Semester 2024. My research areas that we will be working on: Evidence Based Pain Management Interventions, Health Disparities in Cardiac Disease, Self-Help and Depression. Minimum commitment is 2 semesters. We will be working on the following. 4 hours per week (flexible hours-self-directed) 1-4 hours weekly scheduled meeting via zoom (M-F 8 AM-5 PM) -Assist with grant writing -Literature Reviews & systematic reviews -Writing and submitting manuscripts for publication. -Submitting to a presentation to a national conference...

Required Availability
Summer 2023 | Fall 2023 | Spring 2024
Course Credit?
Yes - UA 156
Paid Position?
No

Examining the multi-level barriers and facilitators to optimal sleep health among English- and Spanish-speaking Latina mothers in Alabama

Sleep is essential to overall health and wellbeing, yet not everyone gets an equal opportunity to sleep. Mothers, especially those who identify as ethnic or racial minorities, have particular difficulty obtaining enough, good quality sleep on a regular basis due to multi-level stressors they may experience in their daily lives. In this study, we will conduct focus group discussions to learn more about the obstacles Latina mothers face when trying to get a good night's sleep. As a research assistant, you will have to opportunity to hear first-hand Latina mothers' experiences when you co-facilitate these focus group discussions. You will also learn how to conduct structured psychosocial surveys on the phone and in person with these women. ...

Required Availability
Spring 2023
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No

Consent, Alcohol and Sexual Assault (CASA) Lab

Sexual violence is a pervasive problem for young people and our understanding of factors that increase the risk for sexual violence to occur or impede our efforts to prevent sexual violence is not well-understood. Within our lab, projects focus on three main areas: 1) understanding how alcohol use impacts people's ability to communicate about the sex they do or do not want, 2) how alcohol use impacts people's ability to intervene when they witness risky sexual experiences, and 3) how alcohol use increases the risk for sexual violence to occur. Across these studies, we also examine how these factors may look similar and different among cisgender women and men, and sexual and gender minority persons. If these topics interest you, students...

Required Availability
The End of Time
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No