2020 Capstone Project Proposals - Day 1


9:00 am to 3:00 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 project proposals to the Master of Science Examination Review Committee. Outside feedback and participation are welcome.

Presentation Schedule - Day 1

Time Student Capstone Title Mentor(s)
9:00am to 9:15am Aya Thabet Interventions to enhance resilience among forcibly displaced children: a systematic review of global evidence Mohsen Malekinejad
9:15am to 9:30am A.J. Tongson Understanding geriatric social support systems in the rural Philippines: an evaluation of Ibasho Emi Kiyota
9:30am to 9:45am Chelsea Nash Assessing the impact of pulse oximeters on health outcomes in patients diagnosed with non-malarial fever in rural Malawi Kimberly Baltzell
9:45am to 10:00am Carina Ashkar Evaluation of the Global Action in Nursing (GAIN) program to strengthen nurse-midwifery practices and improve maternal and neonatal outcomes in Blantyre District, Malawi Kimberly Baltzell
10:00am to 10:15am Nan Wang Assessing associations between marijuana use and mental health among adults in California as impacted by the legalization of recreational use: a quantitative secondary analysis of data from the California Interview Health Survey Tingting Yao
10:15am to 10:30am MORNING BREAK
10:30am to 10:45am Alyssa Bercasio Understanding young adult perceptions of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) in California: a qualitative study Stella Bialous
10:45am to 11:00am Harry Lin Early life factors and breast cancer risks in Asian-American women Scarlett Gomez
11:00am to 11:15am Zayna Tommalieh Sleep dysfunction among incarcerated individuals in California jails: a secondary data analysis Jess Ghannam
11:15am to 11:30am Halemah Shuman Barriers and facilitators of non-clinical mental health promotion programs targeting children in LMICs: a systematic review Jess Ghannam
11:30am to 11:45pm Maeve Forster Efficacy of outreach interventions for people experiencing chronic homelessness (PECH) and their key components: a systematic review Jess Celantano
& Mike Reid
11:45am to 12:50pm LUNCH BREAK
1:00pm to 1:15pm Sneha Krish Improving maternal health outcomes in rural India: development of a phone-based group mHealth education tool for the postpartum period Nadia Diamond-Smith
& Alison El Ayidi
1:15pm to 1:30pm Emily Hotchkiss Assessing clinical and social service programming for female genital fistula repair in western Kenya Alison El-Ayidi
1:30pm to 1:45pm Alina Romanel Insecticide-treated bednet use in children in Tororo, Uganda measured by remote electronic adherence monitoring Paul Krezanoski
1:45pm to 2:00pm Melawit Tekeste Feasibility and acceptability of the spatial repellent product Personal Insect Repellant Kit (PIRK) for the prevention of outdoor malaria transmission among community members: Macha, Zambia and Jambi Province, Indonesia Ingrid Chen
2:00pm to 2:15pm AFTERNOON BREAK
2:15pm to 2:30pm Meera Rao Gender inequity in care-seeking for various ophthalmologic conditions at Aravind Eye Care in Madurai, India Neelam Feachem
2:30pm to 2:45pm Taryn Ibach Evaluating the impact of using artificial intelligence in diabetic retinopathy screening in
Tamil Nadu, India
Neelam Feachem
2:45pm to 3:00pm Anika Kalra Super Divya interactive video modules as a tool for improving the quality of simulation facilitation among District Mentoring Team nurse mentors in Bihar, India Solange Madriz
& Hilary Spindler