2019 Capstone Project Proposals - Day 2


9:00 am to 3:30 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! Check the website for the presentation schedule.

Day 1 presentations were on February 27, 1-5 pm, same location. 

Presentation Schedule - Day 2

Time Student Presenter Capstone Title Mentors
9:00 AM WELCOME
9:15 AM Madellena Conte Understanding Patient Preferences for HIV Care and Treatment in San Francisco: Evidence from a Discrete Choice Experiment Elvin Geng & Angelo Clemenzi-Allen
9:30 AM Lynhea Anciete Family Composition and Mental Health: Promoting ART Adherence in the Age of UNAIDS 90-90-90 Target Jason Nagata
9:45 AM Belen Irarrazaval A Descriptive Study of Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality in the Mulago Hospital Acute Care Unit Nicolaus Glomb
10:00 AM Annie Ahn Understanding Clinical Barriers and Facilitators for Pediatric Acute Care in Uganda Nicolaus Glomb
10:15 AM Alex Keir Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer Clinical Decision-Making and Outcomes at a National Cancer Referral Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Geoffrey Buckle & Katherine Van Loon
10:30 AM Rohan Luhar Implementation of Tanzania’s Cancer Treatment Guidelines: A Qualitative Health Systems Approach Rebecca DeBoer & Katherine Van Loon
10:45 AM BREAK
11:00 AM Homira Omar Quality Evaluation of Afghanistan’s Cancer Control Program Katherine Van Loon & Maihan Abdullah
11:15 AM Claire McDonell Community Health Worker (ASHA) Perspectives on the Integration of Person-Centered Care into Family Planning Practices in Uttar Pradesh, India Nadia Diamond-Smith
11:30 AM Mariana Velleca The Yield of Tuberculosis Contact Investigation in Low-Resource, High-Burden Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Elizabeth Fair
11:45 AM Shrishti Bhattarai Assessing the Acceptability and Feasibility of Using a Video-Based Education Curriculum for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control in Pyuthan District, Nepal Elizabeth Fair
12:00 PM Brittney Butler Controlling Tuberculosis: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Drone Observed Therapy System as an Alternative Diagnostic and Treatment Method in Nepal Elizabeth Fair
12:15 PM LUNCH BREAK
1:00 PM Andy Kim Providing Quality Care to Children, Youth, and Families Experiencing Homelessness: A Qualitative Study of Distinct Healthcare Delivery Models Christine Ma & Meghan Mason
1:15 PM Joel Rojas Healthcare Coverage and Mental Health Symptoms as Predictors of HIV Medication Adherence among HIV-Positive, Young MSM’s in the Bay Area Mi-Suk Kang Dufour
1:30 PM Alex Isaev Assessment of Clinical Outcomes Before and After Implementation of “Brilliance” Phototherapy Devices in District Hospitals of Rwanda Sara Tollefson & Ketki Sheth
1:45 PM Janette Tang Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Patient Race and Ethnicity on Physician Care in Illinois David Paculdo & John Peabody
2:00 PM BREAK
2:15 PM Maggie Schultz Closing the Gap: Evaluating Social Support Systems as a Way to Strengthen Family Planning Programs Paul Krezanoski
2:30 PM Brianna Bingham Understanding the Relationship between Different Models of Maternity Care and Obstetric Procedure Rates in Hungary: A Comparison of the “Chosen Doctor” and Home Birth Care Models Nicholas Rubashkin
2:45 PM Neena Joshi Boys Health Champions: Evaluating a Health Education Curriculum for Boys in Urban Slum Communities in Mumbai, India Priya Shankar & Ricky Sharma
3:00 PM Pei Hao The Effect of Branding Cigarettes Towards Local Smokers in China: An Analysis of Consumption and Cessation Data from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey Tingting Yao & Hai-Yen Sung
3:15 PM Olivia Sullivan Evaluating Family Planning’s Carbon Emission Reduction Potential: A Qualitative Analysis Barbara Haya