University Honors College - The Honorable mention

Research Opportunity in the Behavioral Medicine Lab

Posted by Tim on May 17, 2016 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

We are looking for 3 undergraduate students to assist on the two studies described below. If you are interested in applying, please send your application (resume and answers to the questionnaire below) and which study or studies you are interested in to

We are looking for highly motivated students who are organized and detail oriented, independent, strong GPA, good communication skills, ability to interact with pediatric office staff and the ability to solve problems independently.

Multisite Family Weight loss:

We have a multi-site clinical family-based treatment (FBT) of obesity study that are looking for students.  This project will compare FBT within a primary care setting against usual care for obesity in children.  Students will gain experience with starting up a large multi-site study, assist in the development of training and treatment materials, help with recruitment of subjects and test website applications for all phase of the study in the environments of the Behavioral Medicine Lab and local Pediatric Practices.

Online food choices:

A new project that examines how adults make decisions between food and non-food alternative activities is looking for 1 student. This project will involve online administered surveys and will allow students to gain experience coding data, analysis and online recruitment efforts, in addition to learning how to set up an online survey. This project is ideal for students who are interested in the research process and are motivated to apply to grad school.

Please fill out the Following information:

Full Name:

Name you would like to be called:


Phone Number:

Overall GPA:

Major GPA:

  1. What year are you in school?
  2. Do you have any prior research experience? If so, with whom?
  3. What do you want to do when you graduate?
  4. How do you feel this research experience will benefit you?
  5. How would you describe your communication skills?
  6. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  7. What is your availability this semester? If possible, please list your class schedule.
  8. If you have any previous experience with infants or children, please describe here.