Research Coordinator Position @ Rush University Medical Center

The Center for Urban Population Health (CUPH) is seeking applications for a bachelors or masters trained researcher to work on a project in Chicago designed to test an innovative program for new parents called Father Inclusive Prenatal Care (FIPC). The goal of FIPC is to help expectant parents prepare for parenting by providing co-parenting skills training and newborn parent education as part of routine prenatal healthcare. The project is being implemented through several prenatal clinics in Chicago. Outcome measures focus on: (a) relationship/co-parenting skills; (b) parent behavior and role identification; and © job stability and financial support for children. All services are offered in English and Spanish.

This position is funded by a 5-year grant (2020-2025) under the direction of Dr. Wrenetha Julion at Rush University and Dr. Paul Florsheim at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. CUPH is contracted to oversee project evaluation. CUPH is a research and education center of Advocate Aurora Health Care/Advocate Aurora Research Institute, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The mission of CUPH is to advance population health research and education to improve the health of urban communities. CUPH facilitates faculty health-related research in the community based on numerous partnerships with community-based organizations and grassroots community stakeholders.

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  • Paid job
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Post-graduation