Angela Black

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    College: Applied Health Sciences Department: Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Phone: 217-333-2703
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    **faculty member has primary appointment on the Urbana campus with research studies in Chicago**

    African American women's health disparities
    Preventive health care of women
    Gendered and cultural health behaviors
    Stress-health pathways

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or Senior Standing
    3.3 GPA
    Experience with engaging diverse populations-- in terms of race, sexuality, religion, socioeconomic status, etc
    Institutional Research Board training (by time of hire)
    Sociology, Gender/Women's Studies; Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Nursing, or African American Studies major; other Health disciplines encouraged

    Experience/interest in health disparities of African American women
    Experience/interest in learning interview techniques
    Experience/interest in understanding barriers to preventive health care for African American women

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student will be expected to show up to partnering clinic (on-campus) during set dates/hours each week. Student will need to wait in the reception area until partnering physician indicates that she has a patient that may be interested in participating in the study. Student will then sit with patient in a private room and interview her based on approved interview guide.

    ALL students will be required to complete IRB-training by time of hire and complete in-person interview and in-person training (in Chicago) with the faculty member.

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