Yoon Soo Park

    Email Address: yspark2@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Medical Education
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: Room 963 CMET (808 South Wood Street) Phone: 312-355-5406
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My primary research interest is in the statistics of testing and psychological measurement. I am particularly interested in rater behavior in scoring observations and performance that have applications in medical assessments.

    I also collaborate with applied researchers to integrate innovative statistical techniques to refine measures of effectiveness in treatments, assess performance, and analyze longitudinal changes.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 6 to 9

    Qualifications of a Student:
    - Interest in data analysis
    - Meticulous
    - Some background in basic statistics
    - Prior experience/knowledge in spreadsheets and any statistical software (e.g., Excel, SPSS, SAS, Stata)

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will be trained to clean, compile, and analyze data using basic statistical tools. Students will also be mentored on the use of statistical methods in academic research and practical applications.

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