Wallace Center Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Job Opportunity for Spring 2022, Application Deadline December 9, 2021

Spring 2022 GSR Position

Program Evaluation/Data Analysis of Prenatal Care Project

25% (10 hours weekly) with partial fee remission

Center Description

The Wallace Center in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) is a multidisciplinary research and training center that aims to advance the health of parents, adolescents, and children with technology, innovation, and community engagement. We aim to harness innovative technologies as a means of reducing maternal and child health inequities and diminishing the digital divide between those with ready access to the health benefits of technology and those who do not.

GSR Project Description

This position will be working with Dr. Kim Harley on an evaluation of a Black Centering Pregnancy prenatal care program affiliated with Highland Hospital. Using medical record data, the project will compare pregnancy complications and birth outcome data among MediCal-eligible Black patients who did and did not participate in the program. This project is a collaboration with clinical staff at Alameda County Health Systems with a strong focus on health equity.

Some example activities that the GSR would be involved with are:

  • Managing study team collaborative meetings
  • Participating in study design
  • Working with the study team on the IRB submission
  • Cleaning, merging, and analyzing medical record data
  • Conducting a literature review
  • Helping design a follow-up survey for participants

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent data analysis skills (R or Stata)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, be resourceful, and flexible
  • Interest in maternal health, health equity
  • Coursework in Program Evaluation preferred but not required
  • Experience working with EPIC medical record data preferred but not required

How to apply: Please send a resume/CV and cover letter to kharley@berkeley.edu

Deadline: Dec 9, 2021

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