Mexican-American Puberty Study (MAPS): Understanding pubertal development among Mexican-American adolescents
|This is an ongoing project.||
Contact DetailsJessica Duncan Cance
Qualitative data gathered from group interviews will reveal possible risk or protective factors that may influence the health of Mexican-Americans across the life span. Findings will guide further research in the area of Mexican-American adolescent health. Additionally, results will inform interventions aimed at reducing health risks among Mexican-Americans living in the U.S. Identifying culturally competent strategies to facilitate the healthy transition from childhood to adulthood in Mexican-Americans living in the U.S., will ultimately reduce the incidence of avoidable health and social outcomes.
2. Must have completed UT's Human Subjects Training and Financial Conflict of Interest Training forms: http://www.utexas.edu/research/rsc/humansubjects/training/index.html
3. Comfortable talking about sexuality and human development
4. Able to work evenings and weekends, on and off campus
1. Recruitment by phone or in-person
2. Note-taking during the group interviews
3. Transcribing audio-recordings of group interviews
4. Assisting with group logistic coordination with participants and parents during the group interviews
5. Assisting with analysis of qualitative data
6. Literature reviews
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