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Project Manager: Maternal & Child Health, Social Networks, Honduras

This is a large 4 year project in collaboration with Yale, on which Holly Shakya is Co-Investigator for the UCSD component working with Thomas Keegan, Deputy Director, from Yale.  This project is for a new Gates-funded project in the Christakis lab at YINS.  We are looking for a project manager to help with data collection in Honduras. The project is one of the largest social network studies ever undertaken; and, which will layer comprehensive social network analysis over an innovative maternal and child health intervention. Candidates must have a flexible capacity for travel and strong Spanish language skills is required.

Interested applicants can contact Holly Shakya, Assistant Professor, Global Public Health (UCSD) or Tom Keegan, Deputy Director, Department of Sociology (Yale).

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