Student working on a research project.

Home Food Environments & Family BMI

The PULSE Healthy Weight Research Team is currently seeking undergraduate (and graduate) research assistants (RAs) to assist with home visits and data collection for a study examining family food environments and child/parent BMI. Pairs of RAs will be visiting homes, measuring the contents of home food environments, and measuring body mass indices of family members. Ongoing follow-up and phone contact with families will be required. IMPORTANT: Please complete RA application on Dr. Anderson's faculty webpage in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Psychology, Nursing, Allied Health, Behavioral Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Social Work
Student Skill-Set Needed: You must have your own transportation; attention to detail; previous reserach experience; experience in measurement of human body composition and body mass index preferred but not required; PULSE Research Team Application must be submitted
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Laura Anderson
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Office: 421 Baldy Hall
Phone: 716-645-1125