To what extent are pediatric maxillofacial trauma patients undiagnosed cases of brain injury? A retrospective cohort study in India.

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Klinik / Institut / Zentrum Infektiologie - Institute of Global Health
Doktorvater / -mutter Prof. Dr. Till Bärnighausen
Ansprechpartner Dr. Michael L. Wilson and Dr. Shankar Viswanathan (Einsten College of Medicine, New York)
Kontakt (E-Mail-Adresse) michael.wilson@uni-heidelberg.de

Beschreibung der Arbeit

Art der Arbeit
  • klinisch retrospektiv
Thema der Promotion To what extent are pediatric maxillofacial trauma patients undiagnosed cases of brain injury? A retrospective cohort study in India.
Voraussichtliche Dauer (in Monaten) 6-9
davon in Vollzeit (in Monaten) 6
Startzeitpunkt As agreed
Methoden

The prospective candidate would be expected to take preparatory coursework within the MEDISS program, develop two related studies on the subject matter, travel to India for 1-2 months for data collection and analysis, develop two manuscripts and compile a doctoral thesis based on the two manuscripts.

Zielsetzung

Apart from being important contributions to the research literature, the results from this study will be directly used to inform clinical practice on the screening of pediatric TBI.

Rahmenbedingungen

Strukturierte Betreuung

The candidate would be closely supervised by Dr. Michael L. Wilson, Dr. Shankar Viswanathan (Einsten College of Medicine, New York) and Prof. Dr. Till Bärnighausen

Anforderungen

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible. The prospective candidate would need to be willing to learn qualitative and quantitative methods appropriate for the planned studies and data analysis using the R Statistical Environment. Proficiency in English is a requirement, knowledge of other languages would be advantageous. Upon being selected, the candidate would draft an initial proposal.

Finanzielle Unterstützung

Students within the structured doctoral program at the University of Heidelberg are eligible to apply for competitive departmental funding.

Autorenschaft

The prospective candidate would lead (as first author) on the papers resulting from this study.

Anmerkungen

If interested, kindly send a detailed CV in English (PDF), Abitur grades and a statement of motivation (PDF) expressing your reasons for being interested in this particular project to: michael.wilson@uni-heidelberg.de

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