Eileen Hacker

    Email Address: ehacker@uic.edu
    College: Nursing Department: Biobehavioral Health Science
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 718 Phone: 6-7924
    Webpage: http://www.uic.edu/nursing/facultypages/Eileen_Hacker.shtml
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Cancer, symptom assessment, symptom management, frailty, exercise interventions, and quality of life in cancer patients receiving intensive therapy. My current work is two-pronged: 1) Developing a biobehaviorial model of fatigue in cancer survivors; and 2) Testing an exercise intervention to mitigate problems associated with physical inactivity and fatigue in patients with cancer who receive a hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Must have completed the first year of undergraduate study. Must have completed Investigator 101 Training and HIPAA training.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Position requires interaction with human subjects, thus, the student must have excellent communication skills along with ability to present oneself in a professional manner. Position will require setting up appointments with subjects, entering data, and assisting with data collection procedures. No prior experience is needed.

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