Cammeo R Medici

    Email Address: cmedic2@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Emergency Medicine
    Title: Visiting Research Specialist
    Office: CME 471H Phone: 312-413-7482
    Webpage: http://projectheal.uic.edu/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Our research interests focus on the following topics:
    Routine opt-out HIV screening, HIV screening best practices, linkage to care and retention in care for HIV positive patients,4th generation HIV tests and testing algorithms, HIV screening in emergency departments, utilization of electronic medical record codes, rules, and prompts to improve preventive health services, other HIV/AIDS testing and treatment topics, Hepatitis C screening, HCV linkage to care and treatment, quality improvement and patient outcomes monitoring.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Student should have at least a 3.5gpa.

    Preference given to students meeting any/all of the following criteria:
    -Honors college student
    -Major in public health, health sciences, or pre-med majors
    -Junior or Senior in college
    -Prior experience conducting literature reviews and/or writing abstracts and manuscripts

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Project HEAL (HIV & HCV Screening, Education, Awareness, and Linkage to care) is seeking the assistance of a student to conduct literature reviews on a range of topics, including routine opt-out HIV screening, HIV screening best practices, linkage to care and retention in care for HIV positive patients, 4th generation HIV tests, HIV screening in emergency departments, and more.
    Student will help to build a small database of literature and evidence, which we can use to help inform our program decisions as we roll out routine HIV testing in our hospital and to help provide support and references for future publications.
    Student will research appropriate conferences and journals to which Project HEAL will submit abstracts, posters, and presentations.
    Student will help contribute to the writing of abstracts and manuscripts.
    Student will ideally commit at least 10-20 hrs/week. Depending on the effort and motivation of the student, there is potential for publications.

    Contact researcher via URE Email Webform

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