University of Washington School of Public Health

SPH Undergraduate Symposium

The School of Public Health will hold the second annual Undergraduate Symposium on Thursday, May 21, 2015
from 4 – 6 pm in the UW South Campus Center.

The Undergraduate Symposium is a chance for students from across the School’s undergraduate majors and minors to demonstrate how they have applied the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom to address public health problems through research, internship, and capstone experiences.

Students from the following programs are invited to present: The Public Health Major, the Environmental Health Major, the Health Informatics and Health Information Management Major, the Global Health Minor, and the Nutritional Sciences Minor.

We hope you’ll join us for this exciting event.

Your RSVP is appreciated. 

Presentation Schedule


Oral Presentations, Room 308 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

4:30

Baseline Real Food Calculator Assessment of UW's Dining Purchases
Emma Rose, Nutritional Sciences Minor with Dani Gilmour, Tina White, Katie Schroeder, Emily Anthony

4:50

Impact of Cryptosporidium at the Community Level and Its Zoonotic Transfer
Joanna Harrison, Environmental Health Major

5:10

High Stress Levels Among Limited English Proficient Chinese Family Caregivers Associated with access barriers to EMS 9-1-1 and Other Social Services
Immaculata Ajuogu, Public Health Major, Global Health Minor

Poster Presentations, Room 316 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

1

Immaculata Ajuogu, Public Health Major, Global Health Minor
High Stress Levels Among Limited English Proficient Chinese Family Caregivers Associated with access barriers to EMS 9-1-1 and Other Social Services

2

Wendy Au, Public Health Major, Nutritional Sciences Minor
Underutilization of Emergency Medical Services Among Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Community

3

Juliana Borges, Public Health Major
Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness at the University of Washington

4

Claire Chisholm, Environmental Health Major
An in vitro evaluation of silver ion toxicity with regards to glutathione production

5

Kevin Chung, Environmental Health Major
Comparing Extraction Treatments to Evaluate Overall Ascaris ova Recovery and Viability

6

Jasmine Clark, Nicole Advani, Manal Jmaileh, Nicholas Rintala, Alexander Sullivan, Global Health Minors
Education through Exposure: The Work of the Global Health Undergraduate Leadership Committee

7

Bailey Clopp, Public Health Major
Immune Evasion Techniques of Borrelia burgderfori and potential effects on the efficacy of long-term antibiotic therapy as a case study for clinical practice guideline reform

8

Erin Deffenbaugh, Public Health Major
Sexual Assault in Women Experiencing Homelessness

9

Lucy Dong, Public Health Major with Shane Snyder, Emily Zeng, Adam Szymankiewicz
Interactions of Income and Financial Problems with Depression and roles of other Negative Life Events (NLEs)

10

Kelsey Gullickson, Public Health Major
Substance Abuse in Women Experiencing Homelessness

11

Gabriel Hardt, Public Health Major
Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Low-Income Communities

12

Joanna Harrison, Environmental Health Major
Impact of Cryptosporidium at the Community Level and Its Zoonotic Transfer

13

Mustufa Jafry, Global Health Minor
A time-motion analysis of patient flow in a small rural clinic in Ntaja, Malawi

14

Katherine Karzmar, Public Health Major
Health Educator for High School Aged Students

15

Sanjit Kaur, Public Health Major, Nutritional Sciences Minor
One By One’s Young Global Leaders Program ‘13-‘14: Impacts of Global Health Education Program on Local Youth

16

Kevin Kwong, Public Health Major
Alteration of Homing Endonuclease Recognition Site to Target Latent HBV Infection

17

Elisabeth Lara, Kyoyi Lee,Environmental Health Majors
Prevalence and Classification of Methicillin Resistance Staphylococcus aureus in an Industrial Laundry Facility

18

Anna Le, Public Health Major
Disparities in the U.S. Healthcare System that continues to contribute to the disproportionate rates of Hepatitis B in Asian American Populations

19

Jennifer Liang, Public Health Major
The Impact of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) on Access to and Quality of Care

20

Sara Mar, Environmental Health Major
A Survey of Environmental Exposure Data: Availability for Public and Research Use

21

Marlena Norwood, Public Health Major
The Validity of Self-Reported Behaviors:  Developing and Testing an Estimation Method

22

Snejana Odagiu, Public Health Major, Global Health Minor
Crime and violence prevention through youth programs at the Seattle Public Library, Rainier Beach branch

23

Yeji Pak, Olivia Newman, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Majors
Standardizing the Profiles of Requesters of Health Information in an Electronic Health Record System

24

Emma Rose, Nutritional Sciences Minor with Dani Gilmour, Tina White, Katie Schroeder, Emily Anthony
Baseline Real Food Calculator Assessment of UW's Dining Purchases

25

Anna Russell, Public Health Major
Talking and Locking: Encouraging parents to start a conversation about gun safety

26

Shokoufeh Shadabi, Public Health Major, Global Health Minor
Supporting gay health in Iran: resistance in an anti-gay environment

27

Kristen Slodysko, Environmental Health Major
Identifying Acetamprid Pesticide Exposure Through Metabolite Extraction and Analysis

28

Shane Snyder, Nutritional Sciences Minor
Designing and Testing A Pneumatic Vibrotactile System for use with Chronic Back Pain Patients in an MRI Environment

29

Nina Suthamjariya, Nutritional Sciences Minor
Eating Disorder Recovery Discussions on Twitter: A Content Analysis

30

William Tsang, Public Health Major with Brenda Luu, Lakshmi Panjini, Manal Jmaileh, Tatiana Chua
Education Transforming Community Health: From Directives to Dialogues

31

Vilia Wang, Public Health Major, Nutritional Sciences Minor with Nitasha Sharma
GROW Community

32

Elizabeth Zech, Public Health Major
Contribution of Food Insecurity to Adolescent Development

33

Emily Zeng, Public Health Major
Tobacco-related health disparities amongst low-income populations: Implications for a community service organization in King County