Melissa Lamar

    Email Address: mlamar@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Secondary Department: Psychology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: PI 515 Phone: 312-996-5779
    Webpage: http://www.psych.uic.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=246%3Amelissa-lamar&catid=54&Itemid=689
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    aging, cognitive impairment, cardiovascular disease, neuroimaging, minority health disparities, intervention studies

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 12

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Preference for students who have completed courses in statistics and psychology and/or neuroscience. We prefer a 2-year commitment because of the effort required to train individuals in our research methods.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will assist with patient recruitment, screening and neuropsychological testing as well as facilitate the MRI visit. Data scoring and entry is also involved.

    There is opportunity for the student to lead their own study in the second year under mentorship for poster presentations and/or publications as appropriate.

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