2019 Capstone Research Presentations - Day 1


8:45 am to 4:15 pm

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

Please join the Master of Science in Global Health students for final presentations of their capstone research projects. Students will present their work on active global health projects in the US and around the world as the culmination of the yearlong master's program. Outside feedback and participation are welcome.

Presentation Schedule - Day 1

Time Student Presenter Capstone Title Mentors
8:45 AM WELCOME
9:00 AM Neena Joshi Boys Health Champions: Evaluating a Health Education Curriculum for Boys Attending Secondary School in Mumbai, India Priya Shankar & Ricky Sharma
9:15 AM Pei Hao The Effects of Local Cigarette Branding on Smokers in China: An Analysis of Data from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey Ting-Ting Yao & Hai-Yen Sung
9:30 AM Olivia Sullivan Evaluating the Acceptability and Feasibility of Crediting Reproductive Health Programs as Carbon Offsets Barbara Haya
9:45 AM Annie Ahn Understanding Clinical Barriers and Facilitators to Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care in Uganda Nicolaus Glomb & Ezekiel Mupere
10:00 AM Belen Irarrazaval A Descriptive Study of Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality in the Mulago Hospital Acute Care Unit Nicolaus Glomb
10:15 AM Lynhea Anciete Familia Maisha:  Associations between Family Composition, Mental Health, and HIV Outcomes in Kenya Jason Nagata
10:30 AM BREAK
10:45 AM Homira Omar Evaluating the Data Quality of Kabul’s Cancer Registry Ali Mirzazadeh & Maihan Abdullah
11:00 AM Alex Isaev Assessment of Neonatal Jaundice Related Clinical Outcomes for the Implementation of Improved Phototherapy Devices in District Hospitals of Rwanda Sara Tollefson & Ketki Sheth
11:15 AM Madellena Conte Understanding Preferences for Healthcare amongst Homeless and Unstably-Housed HIV Patients in San Francisco Elvin Geng & Angelo Clemenzi-Allen
11:30 AM Alex Keir Evaluation of Clinicopathological Characteristics and Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Cases at a National Cancer Referral Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Geoffrey Buckle & Katherine Van Loon
11:45 PM Rohan Luhar Implementation of Tanzania’s National Cancer Treatment Guidelines: A Qualitative Clinical Systems Approach Rebecca DeBoer & Katherine Van Loon
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Maggie Schultz Understanding the Presence and Impact of Males within One’s Social Network for Contraceptive Use and Family Planning Decision-Making in Ambalavao, Madagascar Paul Krezanoski
1:15 PM Nardos Darkera Understanding the Risk of HIV/AIDS among Young Ugandan Female Sex Workers Rachel King
1:30 PM Ezra Kinzer The Effect of Social Support Networks on Depressive Symptoms in Aging Transgender Populations Jason Flatt
1:45 PM Nikita Mercado Shifting GEARS: Assessing Structural Competency in Transgender Couples’ Family Building and Fertility Preservation Experience Evelyn Mok-Lin & Amanda Adeleye
2:00 PM Patricia Aubel Pouring Rights Contracts: Uncovering the Relationship Between Universities and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Companies Laura Schmidt
2:15 PM BREAK
2:30 PM Janette Tang How Race and Ethnicity Affect End-of-Life Care: Measuring the Impact and Closing the Gap John Peabody & David Paculdo
2:45 PM Nathan Quinn Effectiveness of Child Maltreatment Interventions: An Umbrella Review of Global Evidence Mohsen Malekinejad
3:00 PM Ria Saha Effectiveness of Simulation-Based Training to Prevent and Manage Postpartum Hemorrhage in Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Alden Blair
3:15 PM Claire McDonell Female Accredited Social Health Activist Perspectives on the Integration of Person-Centered Care into Family Planning Practices in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Nadia Diamond-Smith & Katie Giessler
3:30 PM Brittney Butler Controlling Tuberculosis: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Drone Observed Therapy System as an Alternative Diagnostic and Treatment Method in Remote Nepal Elizabeth Fair
3:45 PM Marianna Velleca The Yield of Tuberculosis Contact Investigation in Low-Resource, High-Burden Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Elizabeth Fair & Mohsen Malekinejad
4:00 PM Shrishti Bhattarai Barriers and Facilitators in Utilizing Drones for Tuberculosis Care in Remote Geographic Settings Elizabeth Fair