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Job Summary

Project title:

Pilot study to assess feasibilty of using smartphone retinal cameras with 5 minutes in the dark dialation

Project Description:

This 2 to 3 week assignment will involve a pilot study to examine whether student researchers can take retinal photos without pharmacological dialation of eyes. It will also involve interviewing pilot study participants about demographics, health status and nutritional intake. This data will then inform a grant application for a larger study.

Research Assistant Duties:

Assist in preparation of study materials

Train in taking eye photos with the PEEK Vision retinal camera.

Interview study participants

Enter and analyze data

Other administrative tasks as needed

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree

UM Flint student ONLY

Experience with statistical software (SPSS, SAS or R)


Proficient in using WORD to Create tables

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in interviewing study participants

Experience working with older populations


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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.