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Data Management and Qualitative Data Analysis in Biomedical Systematic Reviews

This project aims to develop the competence of a graduate intern who will lead training and consultation on the use NVivo to support data management and analysis of qualitative data in biomedical systematic reviews and evidence syntheses. While the training will be open to all, the target audience will be graduate students in the Purdue Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Sciences (BIRS) Program and the BIRS Program-African cohort. The BIRS program students work in pharmaceutical, medical devices and invitro diagnostics companies in Indiana and other parts of the U.S. The BIRS African Graduate Program employs a blended learning approach in which students are engaged via online classes throughout the year and meet twice a year in Africa for face-to-face learning sessions with Purdue faculty. The overarching vision of the program is to develop capacity for ensuring access to safe, quality and effective medical products by Africans. Skills in data management is essential in realizing this vision.

Identify any specific population(s) this project will serve: 
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
African Americans or Black
Alaska Natives
American Indian
Latino or Hispanic
Native Hawaiians
Pacific Islanders
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
Educator, college & post-grad
Library or information professional
Student, college & post-grad
Project Lead:
Bethany McGowan
Funding Source: 
Project Funding:
Federal Fiscal Year: 
Funding Amount: 
Funding Period:
Jan 18, 2021 to Apr 30, 2021
Project Status:
In Progress