Annual Research and Practice Awards Day

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On April 8, 2014, the UIC School of Public Health held its 9th Annual Student Research and Practice Awards Day.  This event is held each year during National Public Health Week and honors students whose research and practice addresses a variety of critical public health issues. 

 

Poster Competition

 

Undergraduate, Master’s level and Doctoral level students displayed their research, which ranged in topic from disaster risk reduction in Haiti to heat stress prevention among farmworkers in the United States. SPH would like to congratulate these students who were the recipients of the following awards.  We wish them the best of luck as they continue in their practice and research.

 

Research – Undergraduate Level

Isabel Ruvalcaba, BA Public Health Program

EXPLORING THE MENTAL HEALTH STATUS OF DOMESTIC WORKERS AND THE USE OF STRESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Research –Master’s Level

Jessica Cataldo, Division of Community Health Sciences

RACE VERSUS PLACE: EXAMINING HEALTH DISPARITIES IN MARION COUNTY, INDIANA

Research – Doctoral Level

Erin Starzyk, Division of Community Health Sciences

ASSESSMENT OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS’ INFANT MALE CIRCUMCISION COMMUNICATIVE PRACTICES

Practice – Master’s Level

Rachel Reichlin, Division of Community Health Sciences

PATH TO PREVENTION FOR ERITREAN REFUGEES AND ASYLUM-SEEKERS IN ISRAEL

Practice – Doctoral level 

Michele Thornton, Division of Health Policy and Administration

ACA NAVIGATORS IN ILLINOIS: AN ANALYSIS OF TRAINING EFFICACY

Global Health

Rachel Perry, Division of Community Health Sciences

A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION CHANGES KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT CONTRACEPTION FOR ADOLESCENTS IN RURAL GHANA

Towards Health Equity (tie)

Jessica Cataldo, Division of Community Health Sciences

RACE VERSUS PLACE: EXAMINING HEALTH DISPARITIES IN MARION COUNTY, INDIANA

Katya Seligman, Division of Community Health Sciences

CULTURAL BELIEFS REGARDING TREATMENTS FOR CANCER IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS

Maternal and Child Health

Rachel Perry, Division of Community Health Sciences

A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION CHANGES KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT CONTRACEPTION FOR ADOLESCENTS IN RURAL GHANA

 

Scholarships & Awards

 

Amuwo Minority Scholarship

Adaeze Chuma-Okorafor

 

Michael Bruton Workplace Safety Foundation Fellowship

Jane Thomason

 

Viron L. Diefenbach Award for Excellence in Student Research

Sarah Lax

 

Estelle Goldstein Memorial Scholarship

Patricia Huetteman

 

William Haenszel Memorial Scholarship

Nelli Westercamp

 

Loretta Pratt Lacey Memorial Scholarship

Kweli Rashied-Henry

 

Bonnie C. Minsky Award

Izumi Chihara

 

MPH/MS Global Health Scholarship

Bruce Larkin

 

Rodney P. Musselman Travel Award

Onyinyechi  Enyia Daniel

Nadja Millare

 

Douglas Passaro Global Horizons Scholarship

Kirsten Almberg

Sweta Basnet

Darci Cabezas

Jiana Calixto

Sheewin Pananookooln

Laura Rusie

 

Warren Lavey and Dr. Holly Rosencranz Climate Change Impact Award

Michelle Tagle

 

Paul Q. Peterson Award

Master’s level: Lindsay Zeman

Doctoral level: Apurba Chakraborty

 

Susan Scrimshaw Latino Health Scholarship

Tanya Bustamante

 

Dr. Sharon Telleen Maternal and Child Health Award

Amanda Bennett

Syeda Naqvi

 

Delta Omega Society Inductees

 

Students

Farooq Akbar

Brian Bamberger

Julie Chodacki

Whitney Clegg

Mark Faasse

Kristina Hamilton

Tamara Kozyckyj

Melanie Kukana Maglaya

John Lalomio

Regina Meza Jimenez

Stephanie Ngan

Frank Pagone

Zachary Pope

Rebecca Rapport

Rachel Reichlin

Thomas Riess

Katya Seligman

Pooja Solanki

Katrina Stumbras

Keely Szilagi

 

Alumni

Christian Rudell

Allen Smart

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