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The Winthrop Research Group is based out of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health under the direction of Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH. The group specializes in evaluations of infectious disease, in individual patients and the population as a whole. The groups experts are national leaders in two rare diseases that predominantly affect the lungs nontuberculous mycobacterial, or NTM disease, and bronchiectasis.
This position will support a new protocol focused on the development of a novel symptom scale for individuals with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease. Responsibilities include identification and recruitment of participants, perform interviews with participants, and code all completed interviews.
This position is open to both OHSU and non-OHSU students.
Functions/Duties of Position
Identify and recruit eligible participants
Work in tandem with a patient-reported outcome expert to conduct qualitative interviews
Code completed interview transcripts for analysis
Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a relevant PhD program (minimum 4.5 credit hours)
One (1) year research experience using qualitative methods
Experience administering interviews, focus groups
Experience with NVIVO or Atlas-TI
Experience with thematic coding preferred
Experience with a medical population preferred
Working conditions: Must be able to work remotely.
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