Interested Study Participant Volunteers
FLASH Study: Looking for Houston parents and kids to join our screen time study. How much time do children spend watching TV or on the phone? A new study at Baylor College of Medicine is developing a system to measure screen time. Looking for parents with two children 6-11 years old, and 6-14 years old. Must have an Android device. $50 compensation. Learn more and enroll.
Lab Training Opportunities
Postdoctoral Research: Visit the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Children's Nutrition webpage to learn about upcoming center-supported postdoctoral training opportunities. There are rolling deadlines for application, based on funding availability.
Medical Trainees: Contact Dr. O‘Connor if you are a current medical trainee (medical student, resident, or fellow) at the Texas Medical Center and are interested in gaining research experience focusing on the role of fathers or screen media in the development of childhood obesity.
Graduate Students: Dr. O‘Connor offers training opportunities to Masters of Public Health students who are seeking research experience as partial completion of the requirements of their degree. She is also open to serving as a member of thesis and doctoral committees or working with graduate students who are interested in completing a thesis or dissertation in a topic related to her research interests. With graduate students, she takes special interest in talking with you about your career interests and options and helping you to make the next big step. Contact Dr. O‘Connor.
Undergraduate Research: The O’Connor Lab offers training opportunities to undergraduates for course credit through their home institution within Houston. Dr. O‘Connor has mentored numerous students from the University of Houston and Rice University and several have gone on to medical school, competitive dietetic internships, or have become paid members of my staff. Contact Dr. O‘Connor.