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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Job Opportunities 


Please use this page to find available full and part-time staff positions as well as student opportunities.


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There are no current staff positions available at this time.  Please check back to stay updated. 

Student Opportunities


studentsThe GOPC offers continuous opportunities for students in fields related to obesity prevention and control (e.g., food systems and physical activity), systems modeling, infectious disease and more. 

The areas of opportunities range from:

For further information, please inquire here.

External Student Opportunity

Research Assistant

The Diabetes Networking Tool (DNT) is a mobile health (mHealth) application that enhances Type II diabetes (T2D) patients’ ability to self-manage and avoid disease complications by bolstering and augmenting family, household and community-based support mechanisms. T2D is a serious and growing public health problem that requires substantial self-management outside clinical settings. Existing technologies to support diabetes self-care have paid relatively little attention to the individual’s social environment, particularly family and household members who are typically closely involved in the patient’s food acquisition, preparation and consumption activities. This app is targeted for T2D patients living in Southwest Baltimore. 

The Research Assistant will:

Applicants should send a CV to Pamela Surkan.