Susan Magasi

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    College: Applied Health Sciences Department: Occupational Therapy
    Secondary Department: Disability and Human Development
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 1919 W. Taylor, Rm.327 Phone: 312-996-4603
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Health care access disparities
    Cancer health equity
    People with disabilities
    community-based participatory research
    qualitative, outcomes and survey research

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Interest in: 1) working with people with disabilities, 2) healthcare policy or 3) health disparities.
    Pre-occupational therapy students encouraged to apply.
    Good academic standing - gpa 3.5 or higher
    Strong work ethic and good reliability.
    Experience in marketing and public relations is an asset.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    We have received a small Acting Up Award from the Chicago Community Trust to create ScreenABLE Saturday to promote accessible mammograms for women with disabilities.

    We are looking for students who can join our community-engaged research team to help develop, promote, coordinate and evaluate the event.

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