Research Coordinator - UW Department of Health Services

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

CLOSING DATE: open until filled

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 13614

POSTED: January 30, 2019

Description:

The Department of Health Services has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator to work with the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC), one of 26 Prevention Research Centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPRC conducts community-based research that promotes the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults, particularly those with lower incomes and in ethnic/cultural minority populations most at risk of health disparities. The Research Coordinator will support activities across several projects in the areas of chronic disease prevention and control.

This position will coordinate a suite of new contracts that HPRC has with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to a) increase the availability of and access to arthritis-appropriate evidence based interventions, and b) disseminate and support the implementation of innovative practices for hypertension and high blood cholesterol management. This position will be the liaison between the HPRC research team and partners at the WA DOH Office of Healthy and Safe Communities and the Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes Prevention Program, and will have a significant contribution in designing and conducting research activities.

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