2010 Student Summer Fellowships

Boston University Schoolof Medicine

  • The Healthy Diet Initiative (Domestic Service)

Brown University, The Warren Alpert Medical School

  • Approach to Antihypertensive Adherence (Domestic Research)

Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons

  • Health Information Disparities Related to Sickle Cell Disease in a Dominican American Population (Domestic Research)
  • Improving Health Literacy Among Patients with AIDS (Domestic Service)

Creighton University, School of Medicine

  • Youth Health Advocacy Curriculum and Infrastructure in the Light of Dawn Secondary School: Reverine, Nigeria (International Service)
  • Hypertension and Related Diseases in Three African American Male Subgroups: Non-Hispanic Black Americans, Somali Americans, and Sudanese Americans (Domestic Research)

Dartmouth Medical School

  • ArtWorks: Art Workshops for Mental Health Self-Care of Burmese Refugees (International Service)

Eastern Virginia Medical School

  • Recognition of Recorded Human Facial Expression by Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Domestic Service)

Mayo Medical School

  • Bridging the Gap: Connecting the Rochester Homeless Population to Existing Community Resources (Domestic Service)

Medical College of Georgia

  • Determining Chronic Disease Prevalence of the Puerta Plata Province of the Dominican Republic – Documenting and Responding to Epidemiological Transition (International Research)

Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Training of ‘Promotoras’ for Patient-Centered Management of Diabetes in an Underserved Hispanic Population(Domestic Service)

MorehouseSchool of Medicine

  • A Qualitative Exploration of How Mental Health Determinants and Culturally-Specific Coping Strategies Influence HIV Risk Promoting & Protective Behaviors in Black Men (Domestic Research)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Governmental Distribution of Insecticide-Treated Nets in Rural Tanzania (International Research)

New York University School of Medicine

  • Nutrition Factors Affecting Malaria Contraction in Amazonian Peru (International Research)

Oregon Health & Science University

  • Collaboration with Hmong Traditional Healers to Increase Awareness of Hepatitis B Screening (Domestic Research)

Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

  • The Effect of Multi-faceted Intervention on the CD4 Counts of Triply-Diagnosed AIDS Patients(Domestic Service)

Stanford University School of Medicine

  • Prevalence of Mental Illness and Barriers to Mental Health Services Among Low-Income Minority Patients at a Free Clinic (Domestic Research)

State University of New York College of Medicine

  • Determining Chronic Disease Prevalence of the Puerta Plata Province of the Dominican Republic – Documenting and Responding to Epidemiological Transition (International Research)

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Health Fair on The Trail (Domestic Service)

TexasTech University Health Sciences Center – Foster School of Medicine

  • The Effects of Narrative Writing in a Time Limited Group Experience for the Elderly (Domestic Research)

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Impact of a Shared Medical Appointment on Health Care Access & Patient-Provider Satisfaction at a Medical-Student-Run Free Health Clinic (Domestic Service)

University of Illinois Chicago School of Medicine

  • Pediatric Waiting-Room Education Program – Healthy Habits for Eating and Exercise (Domestic Service)

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of the Ponseti Method of Treating Clubgoot and Ponseti ‘Virtual Clinics’ in Developing Spanish-Speaking Countries (International Research)
  • Evaluating the Impact of the Ponseti Method Program in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (International Research)
  • Geo-Referencing Leprosy in Northeastern Brazil: Assessing Trends in Risk Factors and Treatment Barriers for Infected Individuals (International Research)
  • Reaching Out to Touch Patients: The Study of Leprosy in Nova Cruz, Brazil (International Research)

University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • HIV Information, Education & Communication Outreach to At-Risk Congolese Sex Workers (International Service)
  • Sex Trafficking Education and Prevention for High Risk Youth (3 Fellowships, Domestic Service)
  • Korean-American Health Awareness (4 Fellowships, Domestic Service)

University of Michigan Medical School

  • Parental Attitudes Towards Childhood Vaccines in Eastern Uganda (International Research)

University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Interprofessional StreetOutreach Project (ISTOP): Organizational Development to Expand Services in Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN (Domestic Service)
  • Respite Care Focus Groups for Homeless Individuals in Minneapolis (Domestic Research)

University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Childhood Obesity STEPS (Steps Toward Enriching Personal Self) Motivation Video (Domestic Service)

University of California Irvine School of Medicine

  • Ethnicity and Postoperative Pain in Children (Domestic Research)

Universityof California, San Diego School of Medicine

  • Determining Patient Responses and Availability of Appropriate Therapy in 80 Cameroonian Nationals with Incident Cases of Cancer Seen in the Medical Oncology Clinic at Hopital General in Yaounde, Cameroon (International Research)

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

  • Low Income Patients’ Perceptions of the Physician-Patient Relationship (Domestic Research)

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

  • Marshalling the Young: An Educational Approach to Diabetes (3 Fellowships, International Service)
  • Project Peanut butter: Treating Malnutrition in Sierra Leone Using Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (International Research)

Yale University School of Medicine

  • Self-Management of Natural Menopausal Symptoms in Ghanian Women (International Research)