Sofia Learns About Research

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The "Sofia Learns About Research" activity book presents research in a non-threatening way by describing the journey of Sofia, a child with asthma. You are invited to join Sofia as she learns about health research and considers enrolling in a clinical trial. 

The book appeals to elementary school and middle school children (e.g. coloring for younger children and activities for older children). It may be also attractive to adults who are learning English (e.g. taking ESL courses).  Available in English, Arabic and Spanish.

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Our team collaborated to develop a story that would be accessible to youth (and even adults) of various cultures, learning and literacy levels with related activities.

Renee Cadzow, Alexandra Marrone, Teresa Quattrin.

Our team of authors included (L to R): Renee Cadzow, PhD, medical anthropologist and health services researcher; Alexandra Marrone, undergraduate student subsequently accepted to medical school; and Teresa Quattrin, MD, pediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist.

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