2018 Capstone Project Proposals - Day 1


8:45 am to 4:30 pm

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Mission Hall, Room 1400
550 16th Street, San Francisco

Please join the Master of Science in Global Health students as they present proposals for their capstone research projects. Master’s students begin their capstone research in the spring quarter and work on active global health projects in the US and around the world.

Students present their project proposals to the Master of Science Examination Review Committee. Outside feedback and participation are welcome.

Presentation Schedule - Day 1

Time Student Presenter Capstone Title Mentors
8:45 AM WELCOME
9:00 AM Rah-Sha Al-Hassan Implementation of Interventions to Improve the Uptake of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Monika Roy
9:15 AM Pamela Williams Factors Associated with Postpartum Family Planning Uptake in Rwanda Hana Azman
9:30 AM Paola Louzado Understanding the Burden of Pediatric Anemia in Arequipa, Peru Holly Martin
9:45 AM Rachel Chung Effectiveness of Tele-ophthalmology on Eye Care in Rural Southern India Neelam Feachem
10:00 AM Ginny Svigals Prevalence of Chlamydia Trachomatis and the Associated Risk Factors for Transmission and Acquisition amongst Females, Age 18-28 Years Old, in Suva, Fiji Deborah Dean
10:15 AM Janelli Vallin Provider Perspectives of the Referral System in Uttar Pradesh, India: A Qualitative Study Beth Phillips
10:30 AM BREAK
10:45 AM Victoria Laleau Barriers and Facilitators to Person-Centered Care Quality of Maternity Services Offered by High Volume, Public Health Hospitals in Uttar Pradesh, India Beth Phillips
11:00 AM Saba Rahman The Perspective of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh on Repatriation to Myanmar Arlan Fuller, Satchit Balsari
11:15 AM Ridhi Arun Partnerships for Trauma Recovery: Process and Outcome Evaluation Susan Meffert, Anika Sridharan
11:30 AM Katie Morales Community Engagement for Diabetes Management and Prevention: A Cost Analysis at Tiopa Community Health Clinic Kim Baltzell
11:45 AM Alekya Tummala Cost Analysis of Waliku - A Mobile App and Database System that Digitizes Student Absenteeism and Child Sickness Data Max Ritzenberg
12:00 PM Emily Evans Boys Health Champions: A Needs Assessment for Developing Health Education Curriculum for Adolescent Boys in Public Schools in Mumbai, India Priya Shankar, Ricky Sharma
12:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 PM Resego Bokete Factors Associated with G6PD Deficiency Testing Adherence Among P. vivax RDT-positive Individuals Living in Southern Lao PDR Adam Bennett
1:30 PM Camila Hurtado Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis on the Texas-Mexico Border: Improving the Quality of bi-national TB Projects Barbara Seaworth
1:45 PM Lucia Abascal Impact of Health Literacy Interventions on Outcome of Patients with Diabetes and Hypertension in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Systematic Review Alicia Fernandez
2:00 PM Ann Marie Kelly Health Provider Stress: A Potential Obstacle to Quality Patient Care in Maternal Health in Migori County, Kenya Patience Afulani
2:15 PM Sasha Degtyar Sepsis and the Developing World: An Assessment of Barriers and Facilitators to Sepsis Care in Tanzania Andrea Tenner
2:30 PM Mersal Samimi Community Health Workers’ Perceptions of a Chronic Disease and Mental Health Care Intervention in Karnataka, India: A Qualitative Study Maria Ekstrand
2:45 PM BREAK
3:00 PM Vikram Sridharan Decision Support Platform for Malaria Interventions: Evaluate Productivity Improvements to Indoor Residual Spraying Activity by Spatial Optimizations to Disease Surveillance and Risk Monitoring (DiSARM) Platform Hugh Sturrock
3:15 PM Sonya Chalaka Identifying the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Pediatric Asthma Risk: Setting the Stage for Improved Pediatric ACE Screening and Prevention Neeta Thakur
3:30 PM Sayaka Ri The Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Frequent Tear-Gas Exposure Among Palestinian Refugees in Aida Refugee Camp, West Bank Jess Ghannam
3:45 PM Akasha Palou Potential Barriers and Facilitators to Breastfeeding Among Organizations Who Target Cleft Palate with or without Cleft Lip Surgery, in Low-Resource Settings Anne Boekelheide
4:00 PM Sunny Hwang Does Insufficient Antenatal Care Attendance Correlate with the Outcome of Preterm Birth, Small for Gestational Age, or Preterm Birth Phenotypic Conditions in Migori, Kenya? Lara Miller
4:15 PM Ekaterina Tangog Community Perceptions of Intestinal Infections in the Sorsogon Province, the Philippines Effie Espino