2019 Capstone Project Proposals - Day 1


1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

UCSF Mission Bay Campus 
Mission Hall 1401/1402 
550 16th Street, San Francisco, CA  94158 

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 present their proposals to the MS Examination Review Committee. Outside feedback and participation are welcome!

Day 2 presentations will take place March 1 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, same location.

Presentation Schedule - Day 1

Time Student Presenter Capstone Title Mentors
1:00 PM WELCOME
1:15 PM Rahma Arafa Association between Illicit Drug Use and Chronic Kidney Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Insulin Sensitivity: A Quantitative Study Using NHANES Continuous Survey Data Youssef Farag
1:30 PM Patricia Aubel Soft Drink Pouring Rights Contracts with Universities: Exploring a Commercial Determinant of Health Laura Schmidt
1:45 PM Nikita Mercado Shifting GEARs: Assessing Structural Competency in Family-Building Options for Transgender Couples Evelyn Mok-Lin
2:00 PM Nathan Quinn Adolescent Urban Health in Sub-Saharan Africa Moshen Malekinejad
2:15 PM Ezra Kinzer Social Support Networks among Aging Transgender Populations and the Incidence of Depressive Symptoms Jason Flatt
2:30 PM Nardos Darkera Understanding the Risk of HIV/AIDS in Ugandan Female Sex Workers Rachel King
2:45 PM Shivani Subhedar Analysis of the Contribution of Anesthetic Officer Preferences and Remuneration on the Ugandan Anesthesia Labor Market Tyler Law & Michael Lipnick
3:00 PM BREAK
3:15 PM Neha Sardana Critical Review of Literature on Ambient Air Pollution and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertensive Disorders Rakesh Ghosh
3:30 PM Anna Muller Understanding How Non-Adherence to Hypertension Medication Affects Utilization of GAIA Mobile Health Clinic Services in Mulanje, Malawi Sally Rankin
3:45 PM Fiona Sylvies Interventions to Improve Non-Malarial Fever Diagnosis in Mobile Health Clinics in Mulanje, Malawi Kim Baltzell
4:00 PM Christina Garibaldi Evaluating Alignment between Processes of Informed Consent and Donor Experience among Egg Donors in the United States Diane Tober
4:15 PM Omar Sajjad Forest-Goers at Risk: A Case-Control Study of Malaria in Southeast Asia Jennifer Smith
4:30 PM Tannia MacKethan Rodriguez Relationship Attitudes among Pregnant Adolescents and Adolescent Mothers in Guanajuato, Mexico and Fresno, California: A Qualitative Study Mara Decker
4:45 PM Alexis Stanley Infection Control Training Program: Hand Hygiene in Roatán, Honduras Arup Roy-Burman & Evan Bloch