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Research Support Specialist

Buffalo, New York ~ January 10, 2022

This position is in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Women's Health Research Center. The Research Support Specialist will work under the general direction of the Principal Investigator and lead clinic staff to perform various duties for the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) research study and related ancillary studies. Primary responsibilities will include contacting study participants by phone to obtain health history updates from the participants enrolled in the WHI research studies and the collection of medical records for participants' health outcomes from doctor offices and health care facilities per study protocols.
 
Duties:
•  Contact research study participants by phone to obtain health history updates and perform data entry using the WHI study database WHIX system.
•  Request medical records from various medical facilities related to study participants' reported health outcomes.
•  Process incoming medical records, tracking and recording health outcomes information in the WHIX system.
•  Answer incoming phone calls and provide backup coverage for reception duties as needed.
•  Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and monthly WHI meetings with the WHI Coordinating Center staff and other regional centers.
•  Maintain highest level of professionalism and perform any other duties necessary for the successful completion of research study goals Outstanding Benefits Package
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