37SB – Breast Cancer Survivor Study

Status: Filled – Geoffrey Bostany
Intern: Geoffrey Bostany
Faculty Name: smita-bhatia-3
Primary Faculty Appointment: UAB
UAB/HA Department: Pediatrics
Campus Address: 1600 7th Ave S, Lowder 500
Telephone Number: (205) 638-2122
Email: sbhatia@peds.uab.edu or Click to Send E-Mail
For how many summers have you served as a preceptor: 3 or more
CCC Research Area: Cancer Control & Population Science
Number of hours per week that the preceptor will personally supervise or work with the intern: 1
Other faculty, staff, or graduate students who may help to supervise the intern:
1. Wendy Landier
2. Liton Francisco
Title of Project: 37SB – Breast Cancer Survivor Study
Project Description:

Using data generated from a multidisciplinary breast cancer survivorship clinic, this study aims to describe the burden of morbidity borne by breast cancer survivors.

Project Status: Already up and running
Location of Project: Birmingham, AL (UAB)
Proposed Start Date: May 3, 2021
Proposed End Date: August 27, 2021
Expected work schedule for intern: Flexible, intern can largely set his or her own schedule (as for students who are instructed how to proceed and are permitted to work independently with weekly guidance) and should contribute full-time effort.
Number of days that the student will be expected to come physically to UAB:
More than 1 day per week (prior to start of the internship, gain appropriate waivers and approvals for the student to be on site)
Category of Project: Analytical/Statistical Research
Cancer topic: Breast
Does this project involve human subjects: Yes
Does this project involve animal subjects: No

extract data using the data warehouse


Use natural language processing to determine the outcomes experienced by the survivors


Analyze the data

Preceptor will provide intern with access to the following: Office or desk space, Computer and printer
Likelihood that intern will be included as an author on one or more publications related to this summer research project: Very likely
Areas in which the ideal candidates will have experience: Computer Programming, Literature Review Skills