Description of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Study:

This study aims to integrate an early obesity prevention program with Montefiore’s nationally recognized Healthy Steps Program, a parenting program, which incorporates mental health and behavioral health specialists in pediatric primary care. This new integrated program will promote healthy infant feeding and activity, enhance general parenting skills, and address maternal psychosocial risks, such as maternal depression, anxiety, stress and financial difficulties.

Highlights of the position include:

  •  Direct patient-contact in administering surveys to patients in prenatal and pediatric primary care.
  •  Recruiting research participants
  •  Obtaining informed consent
  •  Assisting with program coordination and participant tracking
  •  Data entry, conducting medical chart reviews, and data cleaning.
  •  Learning how to analyze quantitative data.
  •  Gaining exposure to the cutting-edge field of integrated primary care and the innovative blend of pediatric and psychology services for early child obesity prevention.
  •  Receiving mentoring from a clinical and research-oriented pediatrician and psychologist.
  •  Assist in the preparation of conference presentations and/or manuscripts summarizing study results
  •  Competitive salary and benefits included.

Required time commitment
 Full time (40 hours per week)
 12-month commitment

Joining our research team is an opportunity to gain experience with research and familiarity with clinical practice, while serving the diverse and underserved population of the Bronx. This position offers research experience, direct patient contact, and the opportunity to make of it what you will.

Anyone interested in the position should send a copy of their CV and a cover letter to Brittany Gurney, Lab Manager, Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) ( Feel free to send any questions to Brittany Gurney as well.

Last updated by Janet Umenta Nov 21, 2017.

Job Opportunities

Communications Analyst

Created by Janet Umenta Jan 12, 2018 at 11:56am. Last updated by Janet Umenta Jan 12.

Work in Hawaii! ORISE Fellow for the CDC

Created by Neha Sharma Dec 14, 2017 at 12:14pm. Last updated by Neha Sharma Dec 14, 2017.


Looking for extra help on your Statement of Purpose?

Need advising or coaching on the application process?

MyHCN can read and review your essay, and provide one-on-one advising.

Contact us at


Statement of Purpose Review & Coaching Services

Coaching services are now available to you build and navigate your authentic health career plan. 

If you are currently applying to graduate programs, we can help you with your Statement of Purpose! We offer a range of review services, including:

  • Coaching on your writing process and initial drafts
  • One-one-one advising
  • Reviewing your essay and providing feedback

If you would like more information on our Statement of Purpose Review Services, or our other coaching services, please contact us at


HCC & ASPPH Co-Hosted Graduate School Webinar | Weds, Dec. 6, 12pmPST/3pmEST

Started by Janet Umenta Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Interested in applying to graduate schools for public health?HCC has partnered with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to provide you expert advice on the application process and share tips and tricks for building a…Continue

Tags: health, public, school, graduate

Latest Activity

Hill20 is now a member of My Health Career Navigator
4 hours ago
Nancy Alexis is now a member of My Health Career Navigator
JoannaJoyner is now a member of My Health Career Navigator
Jan 15
Janet Umenta posted a job

Communications Analyst

What: Communications Analyst Start Date: January to early February 2018 Compensation: Competitive relative to candidate experience Time commitment: Up to 20 hours a week Seeking a motivated communications analyst with a public health passion to…
Jan 12

© 2018   Created by Jeff Oxendine.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service