Research Coordinator - Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
The goal of the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities/Georgetown-Lombardi Health Disparities Initiative is to actively engage in research focused on reducing cancer disparities among the underserved and ethnic minority populations in the District of Columbia including African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans.
The Research Coordinator will work as the scientific liaison of the program and the participants/patients. The incumbent will oversee patient recruitment and enrollment, structured interviews and survey and data collection. S/He will be responsible for overseeing and implementing research initiatives at the Lombardi Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research (and Cancer Prevention and Control Center). This position is ideal for someone interested in breast cancer health disparities and community-based research for the minority and under-served populations in the Washington metropolitan area. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Facilitates and coordinates the overall research portfolio.
- Ensures eligibility criteria and recruitment strategies are appropriately maintained.
- Facilitates health education sessions to community members and patient base relative to community based and community based participatory research.
- Provides scientific input for manuscripts. Performs literature searches and synopsis as warranted.
- Maintains accurate records of consent forms, interviews, outreach efforts and overall data collection.
- Inputs research data into appropriate databases. Responsible for data management.
- Contributes to our current community intervention initiatives through facilitating health education sessions, providing scientific impact for manuscripts, and contributing to ongoing data analysis and data management.
- Oversees and implements research initiatives at the Lombardi Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research (and Cancer Prevention and Control Center).
- Contributes to our current community intervention initiatives through facilitating health education sessions, providing scientific impact for manuscripts, and contributing to ongoing data analysis and data management. Reports to Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell.
- 4 years of work experience in cancer-related field is preferred
- Experience in cancer research, health education, bio-repository and compliance procedures
- Must have phlebotomy skills
- Must be organized and detail-oriented when performing duties, while friendly, flexible and outgoing
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and an in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and research practices
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