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The Simply Dinner Study

The Simply Dinner study is an obesity-prevention study jointly administered by Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Head Start. The study focuses on family mealtimes and children's health and well-being.

Looking for Research Experience? Interested in Community-Based Studies with Children and Families? Join the Simply Dinner Team!

The Simply Dinner study is an obesity-prevention study jointly administered by Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Head Start. The study focuses on family mealtimes and children's health and well-being.

We are looking for research assistants to work in various roles in the study. These roles include any or all of the following, depending on research assistants' time and schedules:

-- Working with children while parents attend nutrition education and cooking classes

--Working with a team to prepare meal and food ingredient packages for participating families

-- Working in a team to deliver food items to participating families

-- Conducting phone surveys with participants

-- Assisting with data entry and data filing

This study provides a great way to gain experience in working on a community-based research study, interacting with children and families, and learning more about family meals and children's health and well-being.

Opportunities are available for voluntary research experience or independent study/course credit. Some hourly paid positions are available as well.

Most study activities occur in the Lansing area. For those interested, some activities will occur in the Jackson area.

To apply for this position, use the link below.

Qualifications

-- GPA of 3.0 or higher -- Strong communication and organizational skills -- Reliable transportation is preferred but not required (mileage is reimbursed)

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Project Coordinator

Mara Stein ( steint )
Posted: 17-07-13
Category:
Compensation: 1 Credits
Start Date: 17-07-13
End Date: 19-10-01
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