This Research Internship within the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Iowa Health Care provides a unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary group involving collaborators from the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, and the Department of Computer Science (in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences). The clinical research revolves around novel mobile health and e-health interventions that may lead to improved patient care. Many of these interventions and projects involve introducing, testing, and evaluating new technological approaches. This position will provide opportunities to build qualitative, quantitative, and critical reasoning skills while also working with patients, research subjects, designers, healthcare professionals and researchers in health and computer science.
Under the direction of the investigators, you will be involved with carrying out and developing research protocols, research participant recruitment, interviewing, education and scheduling, performing literature reviews, database entry/management, and completing a wide range of activities to fulfill the needs of research studies.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.