During the summer of 2018, Janiece Strange, a Business Administration student at Morgan State University, worked with Mentor Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH on the AWARE Pilot Program during the summer of 2018.
Led by Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH, a prominent researcher in health communications and mobile health, CIRP researchers are using the digital health method to conduct and foster interventions that promote pediatric health. They are taking a systematic approach to develop, evaluate, and implement tools and resources to help providers and patients achieve certain health outcomes.
Student Responsibilities for the Digital Health Training Program:
- Attend weekly project meetings
- Attend regular mentorship meetings (as agreed upon with supervisor)
- Perform literature reviews and environmental scans as related to project needs
- Organize and manage a repository of relevant literature, blogs, and/or websites related to digital health
- Become familiar with research protocols for selected projects
- Assist in screening, recruiting, and enrolling participants for research protocols
- Perform data management (i.e., data entry and quality assurance)
- Present research findings and/or outcomes of internship activities to team and CIRP staff
- Fulfill other assigned responsibilities as appropriate
Necessary Qualifications for the Digital Health Training Program:
- Students must be enrolled in or have completed an undergraduate or graduate training program. A strong interest in health communications, mobile/digital health, regulatory science and/or health policy, and information technology is preferred.
- Typical undergraduate majors include Public Health, Communications, Pre-Med, and other leading to health professions.
- Typical graduate studies include Medicine, Public Health, Communications, Behavioral Science, or other health related areas.
Read a blog post from Darshan Donthi about his CIRP@CHOP training experiences in Digital Health.