2013 Student Summer Fellowships

Daniel Huck Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
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

Samuel Porter Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Using a Patient-Centered Approach to Assess the Need for medication Adherence Interventions in a Washington Heights Syringe Exchange Program

Cy Cedar Eastern Virginia Medical School
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to the Patients of a Student-Run Free Clinic in Norfolk

Kristen Jogerst Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
HIV Care in Rural Haiti: Extending Dartmouth’s Group Care Model from HIV Care in Rural Haiti: Extending Dartmouth’s Group Care Model

Katherine Majzoub Harvard Medical School
Assessing the Effectiveness of a Community-Based Wellness Intervention for Elders Experiencing Chronic Pain

Anna Jo Smith Harvard Medical School
The Potential Impact of the Affordable Acre Act on Insurance Access and Coverage for Children with Special Health Care Needs and Children Overall

 Elizabeth Adler Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
A Patient-Centered Approach to Sexual Health Education: Closing the gap in sex education experienced by urban LGBT youth

Aklecia McVoy Indiana University School of Medicine
Addressing Health Barriers of Indiana Women through Outreach and Lifestyle Empowerment

Zi-Qi Liew Northeast Ohio Medical University
Capabilities of a Developing Kenyan Healthcare Clinic for the Underserved: An Ethical and Clinical Analysis of Achieving Justice

Giffin Daughtridge Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
I Am Men’s Health: Generating Community Adherence to a Prophylactic HIV Truvada Program

Jessica Chow UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
“How We See It:” understanding and addressing the lived experience of poverty, policy, and health among low-income families in Oakland through Photovoice

Swaroop Vitta University of Alabama at Birimingham School of Medicine
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

Aubrey Jordan University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Quality of Communication to Families During Surgery

Martin Wegman University of Florida College of Medicine
Increasing Accountability and re-centering care in a safety net clinic system

Jacob Fyda University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Evaluation of a Patient-Centered Digital Personal Health Record to Empower Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

Teresa Liu University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
The Role of Mobile Health Technologies in Improving Community Health Seeking Practices in Rural Uganda

Francesca Kingery University of Louisville School of Medicine
Photovoice in Rural Kenya: Using a Community Based Photovoice in Rural Kenya

Andrew Bouland University of Maryland School of Medicine
A CPR Initiative to Improve Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival in an Urban Setting

James Doolinc University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patients’ Perspectives on Foregoing Conventional Cancer Treatment and the Use of Alternative Medicine

Rahela Aziz-Bose & Julia Randall University of Massachusetts Medical School
Health Education for Incarcerated Youth in Central Massachusetts

Julie Blaszczak University of Michigan Medical School
Exploring life with sickle cell: an ethnographic study

Claire Lyons & Whitney Talbott University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Health, Hygiene, and Care for Children Living with HIV at the Artists For Charity Home in Ethiopia

Caitlin Biedron Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Management of Older Adults with Clostridium difficile Infection at Long-Term Care Facilities

Amber Makani West Virginia University School of Medicine
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?

Caroline Kuhn University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Impact of a theory-based video intervention on contraceptive decision making among women in the south side of Chicago: a randomized control trial

Jordan Wang Thomas Jefferson University
Are urban dermatologists culturally competent? An assessment focusing on patient perspectives

William Douglas, Lindsay Katona & Sean Lena University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Delivery and Evaluation of a First Aid Training Program in the River Kit Region of South Sudan

Thomas Golden Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Implementing a Patient Advisory Council to Improve Patient-Centered

Elissa Kim UC San Diego School of Medicine
Establishing a Women’s Clinic in Tijuana Mexico

Maeve O’Neill Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Evaluating and addressing the underutilization of the health education adult literacy program

Jessica GaultierCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Community Health Education Initiative in the Rural Dominican Republic

Oluwafikunni Moyo Sobowale University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Barriers to Care and their Role on Effectiveness of Task-Shifting Mental Health Care in Vietnam