The Research Specialist, at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine's Center for Asian Health (CAH), will work on clinical research projects with senior team staff at the CAH; and assist with coordination of project management activities, project strategy development, and project report preparation.
Center for Asian Health (CAH) is part of Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Established in 2000, the Center is one of the first in the nation dedicated to reducing cancer and health disparities among underserved diverse Asian Americans (funded by NIH/NCI). The Center's mission is to reduce health disparities and improve health equity among underserved Asian Pacific Americans and other health disparity populations through research, education/ training/mentorship, community outreach and engagement, patient navigation and dissemination for enhancing culturally and linguistically appropriate health care.
The Research Specialist will be serving as a liaison with CAH partners and collaborators, including community and clinical stakeholders; arranging and conducting community workshops and research intervention activities related to health education and promotion; planning and arranging community health promotion activities; arranging presenters for events; drafting literature reviews, and assisting with grant writing activities; and sending out communications to the community.
The Research Specialist will also be assisting with recruiting, evaluating, and enrolling patients in active clinical trials; obtaining informed consents; and collecting, entering and managing study data. Additional responsibilities include scheduling subjects for visits; and presenting project updates at clinical research meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.
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