Project Number: UR105
Project Title: Physical Secondary Conditions and CAM use among People with Physical Disabilites
Faculty Sponsor: Rie Suzuki
Department: Public Health and Health Sciences
Proposed Starting Date: Fall, 2011
Proposed Ending Date: Summer, 2012
Student in mind: No
Number of hours to work per week: 7-10 hours
Project Description: Physical secondary conditions among people with physical disabilities prevent from having the preventive screenings. Therefore, the purpose of this cross-sectional study is to assess the prevalence of physical secondary conditions and the CAM/Integrative Medicine use among them and exam the association of the CAM use with the preventive screenings.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: With the research coordinator, the data collection by face to face methods and phone calls.
Minimum Student Qualifications: Going to health related graduate schools is a plus. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.