Dr. Christina Holub has been awarded a grant from UCSD’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute, titled “Increasing Physical Activity through a Culturally Tailored, Community-led Intervention among Pacific Islanders: The Rawmana Fitness Pilot Study”. This is a continuation of PIC Health’s effort to address health disparities in the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) community at SDSU’s Institute for Behavioral and Community Health. This pilot study aims to increase the physical activity (PA) levels of NHPIs through a 12-week culturally-tailored intervention in San Diego County. The overarching goal is to foster an academic-community relationship with community partner, Rawmana Fitness and prepare the organization for future full-scale research collaboration. The results of this work will inform culturally relevant strategies to promote health and reduce health disparities.
Dr. Holub is currently looking for Fall interns, with the possibility of continuing during the Spring 2016 semester for credit. Tasks include, but are not limited to: working with other organizations and community leaders in the Pacific Islander community, recruitment of community health promoters/stakeholders, participant recruitment, screening, and interviews, coordination of our PA program and trainings, help with research trainings, development of a supplemental food and nutrition program, short literature reviews, survey administration, data entry, and general PR and communications/announcements about the project.
Dates: Apply by Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 11:59PM
Open Positions: PIC Health is looking to add 1-2 interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Please see the following PDF for more information: PIC Health CTRI Grant Intern Recruitment
This is an unpaid internship.
If interested, please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Intern for
PIC Health Pilot-Dr. Holub” in the subject line, or contact Dr. Holub directly at
email@example.com. Please include the following in your email:
• A resume or CV
• Your Fall 2015 semester availability
• A short statement (250 words max) outlining your interest in the PIC Health
physical activity pilot study.