2012 Student Summer Fellowships

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

  • Deepest Thoughts and Feelings
  • Measurement and Determination of Quality of Life in Children with Chronic Illness

FSU Research Foundation

  • Nutritional Education for Children in Santa Marta, Colombia

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

  • From Decision Support to Patient Support
  • Identifying and Removing Barriers in Recruitment of Homeless Patients to a Student Run Free Clinic in Harlem
  • Implementation and Evaluation of the Washington Heights Immersion Program
  • Piloting a Student-run Free Clinic in Zimbabwe

East Tennessee State University – Quillen College of Medicine

  • Mitigating the Burden of Thermal Heat Stresses on Migrant Farm Workers in East Tennessee

Jefferson Medical College

  • Assessing the Status of Child Nutrition and Effectiveness of Village Health – India
  • Addressing Barriers to Maternal and Neonatal Health Care in Rural Uganda
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a new Computer-Based Prescription Translation Service for Improvement of Patient Satisfaction and Understanding of Prescriptions
  • Improving Antenatal Care in Busembe Rwanda
  • Nutrition Education: A need for eating competence

Keck School of Medicine of USC

  • Behavioral Problems Among Hispanic Children With Epilepsy

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Effectiveness of a Knowledge-based Intervention on Quality of Life for Patients with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

Oregon Health & Science University

  • Men’s Perceptions of Reproductive and Women’s Health in West Wollega Ethiopia: A Population Survey

Penn State University College of Medicine

  • Effect of Sanitation Conditions and Hygiene on the Incidence of Enteric Pathogens in an Impoverished Community in the Peruvian Amazon

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

  • Identifying Barriers to Healthcare in the Vietnamese Community of Saint Louis

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

  • Internatal Health and Safe Spacing of Pregnancies in the Weinland Park

The University of Toledo College of Medicine

  • Assessment of Hypertension Management and Barriers to Patient care in the NW Ohio Underinsured Population

Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Obstacles to Assessing Nutrition Assistance Amongst low Income Youth and their Families

UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Program

  • Qualitative Analysis of the Intersection of HIV and Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Community Health – Kenya
  • The Cultural Legacy of Coal Mining in Appalachia

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

  • Improving Patient-Centered Quality of Care for Children with DSD
  • Music and Pain in the Perioperative Setting

Univ of Minnesota Medical School

  • Healthcare Messages in Chronically and Transientally Homeless

The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama

  • Designing an Education System to Connect Homeless Individuals with the Health Services they Require

University of Central Florida College of Medicine

  • Health Education Initiative to Improve the Health of School-age Children

University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Assessing Substance Use Rates and Acceptability of Brief Interventions in the Abortion Clinic

Oklahoma State University – School of Osteopathic Medicene

  • A Primary Prevention Program on Preventing the Risk of Type II Diabetes

University of Michigan Medical School

  • Can HPV Self-Sampling be an Acceptable Diagnostic Tool to Increase Cervical Cancer Screening among Women of Lower Socioeconomic Strata?

University of Virginia

  • In Their Own Words: Assessment of Oral Histories and Chronic Disease Outcomes in African-American Women with Diabetes.

University of Wisconson School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Skills-based Intervention to Reduce Maternal Mortality in East Timor

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

  • An Ethnography of Youth Sexual Initiation in Jimma Zone Ethiopia

Wayne State University School of Medicine

  • Using Pre-Procedural Educational Videos to Reduce Distress in Breast-Biopsy for Non- English Speakers
  • Using Secure Telemedicine Technologies to Address Physician and Health Worker Shortages in Rural Ghana

Yale University School of Medicine

  • Should Beauty be a Right? Life Satisfaction and health Outcomes of Community Cosmetic Surgery