Lauretta T Quinn

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    College: Nursing Department: Biobehavioral Health Science
    Title: Clinical Associate Professor
    Office: 724 NURS, MC 802 Phone: 6-7906
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    The primary goal of my research program is to help reduce the burden of diabetes and diabetes-related complications. My major projects at this time are helping to examine continuous blood glucose levels and physical activity patterns in people with type 1 diabetes. The work is a collaboration with the Illinois Institute of Technology and will be used in the development of an artificial pancreas.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 8

    Qualifications of a Student:
    There are no specific qualifications. The decision will be based on the interview.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    There are many aspects of these studies: the student will be expected to help with general activities (e.g., xeroxing, posting flyers, library searches); recruitment; assisting in the physical activity laboratory; assistance in entering data; and miscellaneous activities (e.g., helping with posters, presentations etc.)

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