Date: January 7-9, 2009
Location: University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
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This comprehensive institute is designed to develop skills that are useful in qualitative and mixed methods research, including:
* one-on-one interviewing
* focus groups
* participant observation
* field notes
* IRB issues unique to qualitative research
* use and application of NVivo software
Expert Course Instructors:
Dr. Barg is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at UPenn’s School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology. Her research focuses on the use of mixed methods research as it applies to understanding the uneven distribution of risk and disease among ethnic groups.
Dr. Cronholm is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at UPenn’s School of Medicine. His research focuses on health services regarding intimate partner violence, psychosocial needs of families and patients with cancer, adolescent depression, pre-teen violence prevention, and neighborhood variables on firearm injury and health.
PhD FAAN RN
Dr. Deatrick is an Associate Professor of Nursing at UPenn’s School of Nursing. Focusing on potentially vulnerable populations who are at risk for health care disparities, Dr. Deatrick provides leadership regarding children with chronic conditions and cancer, family management styles, health-related decisions, advanced practice pediatric nursing, and qualitative research methods.
Dr. Fein is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His research focuses on emergency department-based violence prevention, emergency department mental health evaluation, and procedural pain management.
Kristi Jackson MEd
Ms. Jackson is the founder and CEO of the qualitative research and training company Queri. In addition to her work as a software trainer, she also collects data for evaluation research projects and utilizes her skills in NVivo software to conduct her analysis. Her data is featured as the sample data set for the NVivo software package.
Cynthia Mollen MD MSCE
Dr. Mollen is an Assistant Professor of pediatrics at UPenn’s School of Medicine, and an attending in pediatric emergency medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research focuses on improving adolescent health care through the emergency department, with an emphasis on reproductive and sexual health.
Paula Sabloff PhD
Dr. Sabloff is the Acting Curator-in-Charge of the Asian Section in the Penn Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UPenn’s School of Arts and Sciences. Her research interests include the study of the people, politics, and heritage of modern Mongolia.
Dr. Valeggia is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UPenn. Her research interests focus on fertility and maternal/child health among indigenous groups in Latin America. She works with biocultural models and mixed methods approaches to study the culture and ecology of motherhood and childhood in Argentina and Guatemala.
Marsha Wittink MD MBE
Dr. Wittink is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at UPenn’s School of Medicine. Her research focuses on patient centered approaches to improve mental health care for older primary care patients.
Please note that attendance is limited to 20 participants.