Cindy B Veldhuis

    Email Address: cveldh1@uic.edu
    College: Nursing Department: Health Systems Science
    Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
    Office: DHCP fifth floor Phone: 312.413.1813
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I work in both the Center for Research on Women & Gender and the College of Nursing.

    Areas of current research:
    Women's use of alcohol, particularly among lesbian and bisexual women; racial/ethnic health disparities; intersectionality; Risk factors for hazardous drinking among women (e.g., depression, violence & victimization); sexual minority women's health; sexual orientation and identity development.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    I am looking for smart, flexible, committed students with backgrounds in social sciences, public health, or related majors who have strong interests in LGBTQ health.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    We have immediate needs to help us develop our literature database, but other tasks can be adapted to the student's interests and skills.

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