2020 Student Summer Fellowships

Read the announcement to learn more about the 2020 Gold Student Summer Fellows and their projects.

Jeenan Kaiser and Muhammad Khan | University of Alberta
A Community-Engaged Approach to Understanding and Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors from Underserved Communities during COVID-19: An Intersectional Mental Health Improvement Plan

Megan Rose Donnelly, Lily Hui, Christina D. Fang, Sung Mee Park, and Dawn Liang | University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Community Health and Health Disparities in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Development of Patient Education Tools for the Underserved Population of Garden Grove, CA

Melodyanne Cheng | University of California, Los Angeles
Exploring and Understanding Factors Affecting Health and Health-Seeking Behaviors of Individuals Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Banafsheh Nazari | Morehouse School of Medicine
Evaluating the Satisfaction of an Underserved Patient Population with Virtual Healthcare Delivery at the HEAL Free Clinic during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ngantu Le, Keanu McMurray, Henry Rice, and Sabel Witmer | University of Nevada, Reno
Northern Nevada Health and Hygiene Student Interest Group during COVID-19

Jody Esguerra | Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Text2StayOnTrack: Improving diabetes self-management and health during COVID-19 through personalized text messages to uninsured patients at a free clinic

Janani Arangan | Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
Grocery Voucher Pilot: Addressing Food Insecurity Among Low-Income Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in New Haven, Connecticut

Lauren Linkowski and Madeline Hooper | University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine
Reframing social disposability: Tampa Bay Street Medicine photo narrative project for humanities-based medical education and community action during the COVID-19 pandemic