Rick Nelson

Email Address: altohorn@uic.edu
College: School of Public Health Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Secondary Department: Surgery
Title: Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology
Office: 983 SPH, 1603 W. Taylor Phone: 2244105592
Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: No

Research Interest:
Epidemiology of clinical interventions Systematic Review. Meta-analysis. Basically rigorously and with as little bias as possible using all available evidence to see which treatments out effective., or most harmful

Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 4

Qualifications of a Student:
honors college, any year, no prior experience

Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
Skills need to be learned and then applied to a real research project, including developing a research question, selecting key words, determining eligibility of published studies, library skills, search strategies, screening searches, abstracting data from eligible studies, gaining familiarity with data entry into software programs for those data and analysis, determining the risk of bias in each study, and the GRADE quality the evidence for the overall review. Discussion and presentation of results.

NOTE: This researcher is currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research Experience program.

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