2022 Capstone Project Proposals - Day 1

9:00 am to 3:45 pm

Mission Hall, Room 1401/2
Zoom Morning Webinar (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Zoom Afternoon Webinar (1:00 pm – 3:45 pm)

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)
9:00-9:15 AM Rachel Granovsky Adapting and Validating the G-NORM (Gender Norms Scale) in Uganda:
Examining Associations between Gender Norms, Contraceptive Autonomy, and Reproductive Health
Erica Sedlander
9:15-9:30 AM Kie Shidara Businesses, Burdens of Health Insurance, and Global Health Equity Jim Kahn & Colin Boyle
9:30-9:45 AM Sofia Lochner A policy review of the National Surgical Obstetric Anesthesia Plans to inform the scale-up of physician workforce in Uganda Mike Lipnick & Tyler Law
9:45-10:00 AM Gizem Akildiz Assessing the Barriers and Facilitators to Conducting Forensic Medical Evaluations for Asylum Seekers by Clinicians in the Bay Area, California Triveni Defries & Coleen Kivlahan
10:00-10:15 AM Valentina Cox User acceptability of a mobile interactive education and support group intervention to improve post-natal health care in Northern India: A qualitative study Alison El Ayadi & Nadia Diamond Smith
10:15-10:30 AM Alana Elop Female Obstetric Fistula and Mental Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Scoping Review Alison El Ayadi
10:30-10:45 AM MORNING BREAK
10:45-11:00 AM Nabia Kheshtchin-Kamel Patterns of chemical substances most commonly co-used with cannabis and their health outcomes amongst California Poison Control cases Laura Schmidt
11:00-11:15 AM Nicole Zamignani Neurodevelopmental Assessments of Infants in Zimbabwe: Validity and Feasibility of the Hammersmith Infant Neurodevelopmental Exam for Low- and Middle-Income Countries Susanne Martin Herz
11:15-11:30 AM Alyssa Aguilar Trends in Publicly-Available Wildlife Virus Data Since the Onset of COVID-19 and Researchers’ Motivations and Obstacles to Data Sharing Jane Fieldhouse & Jonna Mazet
11:30-11:45 AM Afia Joarder The Impact of Different Marriage Practices on the Mental Health of Young Nepalese Women in the Nawalparasi District: A Secondary Analysis Nadia Diamond Smith
11:45-12:00 PM Leslie Gerstenfeld The Effects of Water Promotion and Access Intervention on Food-Insecure Elementary School Students. Laura Schmidt & Anisha Patel
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
1:00-1:15 PM Sonam Kumari UCSF HEAL Initiative: Evaluating the Impact and Experiences of Navajo Nation Fellowship Graduates  Robin Goldman
1:15-1:30 PM Emily Erhardt Evaluating and Strengthening the Community Health Outreach Worker System in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Lily Muldoon
1:30-1:45 PM Siena Hasson Assessing client health literacy in relation to GAIA mobile clinic’s health education and the association with health-informed behavior: a quantitative study Beth Geoffrey & Molly Brostrom
1:45-2:00 PM Frances Kincaid Exploring therapeutic reasonings in antibiotic selection for common clinical syndromes; a qualitative study Sarah Doernberg
2:00-2:15 PM Gwynn Spielman Malawi’s Hiring Freeze: How the Time Delay Between Graduation and Deployment Impact the Personal and Professional Outcomes of Nurses Kelsey Fisher & Beth Geoffrey
2:15-2:30 PM Hsin-Yueh (Kelsey) Lee COVID-19 related racial discrimination stressors and self-reported hypertension among Asian Americans in California: A secondary data analysis Jyu-Lin Chen
2:45-3:00 PM Megan Shih How Sociodemographic Characteristics and Physician Attitudes Shape Care Variation and Adoption of Novel Diagnostics: A Secondary Analysis John Peabody
3:00- 3:15 PM Rebekah Kaufman Decolonizing Global Health: Assessing Measures of Coloniality in Global Health Research Partnerships Ali Mirzazadeh
3:15-3:30 PM Ellen Thovmasyan Antimicrobial Prescription Trends in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania Anneka Hooft & Teresa Kortz
3:30-3:45 PM Sahra Mohamed Prevalence of Urinary Abnormalities in Rural Uganda and Kenya, and Associated Comorbidity Conditions Anthony Muiru & Chi-yuan Hsu