Improving Preconception Care through Development of a Personalized Questionnaire

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An opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in medicine to join a healthtech startup. Your role will have a direct influence on our services.

Project description

This project will be to conduct a research and literature review in order to develop a responsive questionnaire that will provide personalized preconception test recommendations for women who are planning a pregnancy. This questionnaire will be based on information obtained through a literature review of current professional guidelines and research and will use this information to provide personalized testing recommendations to women. This project will involve a high level of autonomy and will have a significant impact on population health and the growth of our company.

Project outcome

The final outcome of this project will be the development of a responsive questionnaire to develop preconception test recommendations for women who are planning a pregnancy. 

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment 1 semester
Start time January 2020
Level of collaboration Could be an individual student project or a group collaboration
Benefits Other
Who is eligible Any student pursuing a career in one of the health professions (pre-med, pre-PA, etc.)
Support Funding is available after the completion of the preparation badge. See below.

Core partners

  • Kristy Goodman, Founder & CEO, PreConception Inc.

Project mentor

Mary Dedrick

Clinical Instructor

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

210A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6785

Email: mdedrick@buffalo.edu

Preparation

To engage with this project, you will work through a series of Project-Based Collaboration digital badges to guide your experience. 

To get started, contact the project mentor using the contact information above to discuss availability and after you’ve received approval, you can start the Project Preparation Digital Badge. Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor

Preparation guidance

Once you have registered for the Project Preparation Digital Badge, you will receive further instructions related to the activities you will need to complete. In addition, you will also complete the following preparation activities for this particular project:

  • Meet with a Subject Librarian to prepare an annotated bibliography or literature review.