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This position will be under the direction of Dr. Heather Greenlee, member of the Public Health Sciences and Clinical Research Divisions at Fred Hutch and Director of Integrative Medicine at the SCCA. Dr. Greenlee’s research program uses both clinical trials and observational studies to examine a broad range of lifestyle intervention and complementary/integrative therapies for cancer prevention and control, especially in under-resourced and vulnerable populations. The project coordinator will be responsible for the daily administrative operations of the research projects as well as assisting with various scientific tasks. More specifically, the candidate will be involved in the planning and implementation of controlled randomized trials that focus on weight management, diet and physical activity among cancer survivors. Our research interventions use a combination of behavioral strategies, including but not limited to in-person education classes, electronic health communication and physical activity trackers.
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