Project Title
Consortium for the study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer (CPDPC)
College of Medicine
Time Commitment
1-5 hours/week ,6-10 hours/week
Research Credit Unpaid
Location of Research
Possible Co-Authorship

Project Description

One Department of Medicine Research Assistant Needed 3-15 hours per week. Research credit available. 6 Month Minimum Time Commitment. 

One Department of Surgery Research Assistant Needed 3-15 hours per week. Research credit available. 6 Month Minimum Time Commitment.


Amber Bouton CCRC/CCRP/CCRA: Clinical Research/IRB Director: Departments of Medicine/Surgery: UF Health Shands and NF/SG Veterans Hospital

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I will respond to students via email only. I will not take phone calls for these positions. If chosen, you will receive an email back within two weeks of applying along with detailed corresponding position information. Basic functions of our research assistants include but are not limited to: patient screening and consent acquisition (after training) in outpatient and inpatient settings, biospecimen collection, biospecimen processing, biospecimen packaging and shipping, data collection, data entry, chart management, patient follow-up, and more. All interviews will be conducted at Shands Teaching Hospital. Please bring all questions with you to your interview and wear closed toe shoes so that we can tour the clinics and labs. We will provide proper PPE but please wear a mask at all times while on hospital property and while volunteering. 

We are currently seeking help for the following sponsored (private and federal) projects:

Prospective Evaluation of Chronic Pancreatitis for Epidemiologic
and Translational Studies (PROCEED)
Evaluation of a mixed meal test for Diagnosis and characterization of Type 3c diabetes
mellitus secondary to pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis (DETECT)
A Prospective Study to Establish a New Onset Diabetes Cohort (NOD)
Diabetes Related to Acute Pancreatitis and its Mechanisms (DREAM)
Protocol for the Comparison of Surgery and Medicine on the Impact of Diverticulitis
(COSMID) Trial
Additional Requirements
Junior/Senior Health Majors Preferred

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