Yamile Molina

    Email Address: ymolin2@uic.edu
    College: School of Public Health Department: Community Health Sciences
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 649 Phone: 312-355-2679
    Webpage: https://crwg.uic.edu/crwg-home/crwg-staff/5368-2/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Dr. Molina's research interests concern protective factors of health and well-being, with a focus on breast cancer and HIV/AIDS. Toward that end, Dr. Molina's work in these conditions assesses the roles of intrapersonal (e.g., self-efficacy), interpersonal (e.g., social support), and contextual factors (e.g., policy, social capital).

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Students should be willing to commit to 2 years of work within this lab. Students should a minimum of 3 months of previous experience in social sciences and health research. They should have completed CITI and HIPAA training prior to contacting Dr. Molina.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will be expected to engage in the following activities: 1) take meeting notes; 2) travel to meetings with various types of stakeholders; 3) conduct literature searches; 4) engage in administrative research duties (e.g., IRB); 5) enter/transcribe data; 6) conduct basic qualitative and quantitative analyses under the auspices of Dr. Molina; and 7) help with manuscript/grant preparation. Students will also be expected to develop an ancillary project, which will be a vehicle for abstract submissions to local, regional, and national conferences.

    Return to Community Health Sciences list

    Return to Departments list