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Perinatal Exposures And Child Health (PEACH) Lab

Project Description

Research assistant position for various neonatal intensive care unit and NICU Graduate Clinic projects

Project Outcome


-Impact of auditory stimulation on infants within the NICU

-Impact of prenatal auditory stimulation on mothers and term infants

-Perinatal mental health outcomes in high-risk maternal-infant dyads

Project Details

Time, eligibility, and other details

Expected workloadStudents are expected to commit 10 hours per week to research activities, and be available at least one weekend per month. We have opportunities for clinical site work, which will require off-campus transportation, as well as analysis laboratory work downtown in the Medical School.

Applicants seeking positions for less than six months are not encouraged. We accept students for fall, spring and summer semesters. We encourage applicants with a variety of interests, including but not limited to neurodevelopment, pediatric cardiovascular disease, maternal and child health, high-risk neonatal care.

Previous experience is not necessary, but RAs are expected to be committed, motivated, reliable, and able to manage their time and responsibilities independently. Each applicant will be interviewed by both Dr. Howell and at least one research team member.
Skills requiredKnowledge of REDCap and basic research experience a plus
Who is eligiblePerinatal, maternal/infant, pediatric health-focused preferred
Core partnersChildren’s Hospital New Orleans
Sponsoring partyFaculty-initiated research
Volunteer, Paid, or Credit-eligible?Volunteer, Credit-Eligible

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