2013 Student Summer Fellowships

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine- Daniel Huck

  • Barriers and Facilitators of Adherence to Secondary Prophylaxis with Benzathine Penicillin among Patients Affected with Rheumatic Heart Disease at the Uganda Heart Institute: A Qualitative Study


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons- Samuel Porter

  • Using a Patient-Centered Approach to Assess the Need for medication Adherence Interventions in a Washington Heights Syringe Exchange Program


Eastern Virginia Medical School- Cy Cedar

  • Bringing the Affordable Care Act to the Patients of a Student-Run Free Clinic in Norfolk


Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth- Kristen Jogerst

  • HIV Care in Rural Haiti: Extending Dartmouth’s Group Care Model from HIV Care in Rural Haiti: Extending Dartmouth’s Group Care Model


Harvard Medical School- Katherine Majzoub

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Community-Based Wellness Intervention for Elders Experiencing Chronic Pain


Harvard Medical School- Anna Jo Smith

  • The Potential Impact of the Affordable Acre Act on Insurance Access and Coverage for Children with Special Health Care Needs and Children Overall


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai- Elizabeth Adler

  • A Patient-Centered Approach to Sexual Health Education: Closing the gap in sex education experienced by urban LGBT youth


Indiana University School of Medicine- Aklecia McVoy

  • Addressing Health Barriers of Indiana Women through Outreach and Lifestyle Empowerment


Northeast Ohio Medical University- Zi-Qi Liew

  • Capabilities of a Developing Kenyan Healthcare Clinic for the Underserved: An Ethical and Clinical Analysis of Achieving Justice


Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania- Giffin Daughtridge

  • I Am Men’s Health: Generating Community Adherence to a Prophylactic HIV Truvada Program


UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program- Jessica Chow

  • “How We See It:” understanding and addressing the lived experience of poverty, policy, and health among low-income families in Oakland through Photovoice


University of Alabama at Birimingham School of Medicine- Swaroop Vitta

  • Assessing unmet need for medical care and safety net accessibility among among Birmingham’s homeless and the impact of major changes to the safety net


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine- Aubrey Jordan

  • Quality of Communication to Families During Surgery


University of Florida College of Medicine- Martin Wegman

  • Increasing Accountability and re-centering care in a safety net clinic system


University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine- Jacob Fyda

  • Evaluation of a Patient-Centered Digital Personal Health Record to Empower Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine- Teresa Liu

  • The Role of Mobile Health Technologies in Improving Community Health Seeking Practices in Rural Uganda


University of Louisville School of Medicine- Francesca Kingery

  • Photovoice in Rural Kenya: Using a Community Based Photovoice in Rural Kenya


University of Maryland School of Medicine- Andrew Bouland

  • A CPR Initiative to Improve Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival in an Urban Setting


University of Massachusetts Medical School- James Doolinc

  • Patients’ Perspectives on Foregoing Conventional Cancer Treatment and the Use of Alternative Medicine


University of Massachusetts Medical School- Rahela Aziz-Bose & Julia Randall

  • Health Education for Incarcerated Youth in Central Massachusetts


University of Michigan Medical School- Julie Blaszczak

  • Exploring life with sickle cell: an ethnographic study


University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry- Claire Lyons & Whitney Talbott

  • Health, Hygiene, and Care for Children Living with HIV at the Artists For Charity Home in Ethiopia


Wayne State University, School of Medicine- Caitlin Biedron

  • Management of Older Adults with Clostridium difficile Infection at Long-Term Care Facilities


West Virginia University School of Medicine- Amber Makani

  • What is your stethoscope not picking up? As we proceed through medical training and into practice as physicians, are we still listening to what our patients have to say?


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine- Caroline Kuhn

  • Impact of a theory-based video intervention on contraceptive decision making among women in the south side of Chicago: a randomized control trial


Thomas Jefferson University- Jordan Wang

  • Are urban dermatologists culturally competent? An assessment focusing on patient perspectives


University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine- William Douglas, Lindsay Katona & Sean Lena

  • The Delivery and Evaluation of a First Aid Training Program in the River Kit Region of South Sudan


Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School- Thomas Golden

  • Implementing a Patient Advisory Council to Improve Patient-Centered


UC San Diego School of Medicine- Elissa Kim

  • Establishing a Women’s Clinic in Tijuana Mexico


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons- Maeve O’Neill

  • Evaluating and addressing the underutilization of the health education adult literacy program


Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa- Jessica Gaultier

  • Community Health Education Initiative in the Rural Dominican Republic


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine- Oluwafikunni Moyo Sobowale

  • Barriers to Care and their Role on Effectiveness of Task-Shifting Mental Health Care in Vietnam