Successful Projects

Beneficial Outcomes of Programs Utilized at the Women and Children's Center of the Sierra by Sydnee Franzwa

Sydnee Franzwa completed an internship with the Women and Children's Center of the Sierra (WACCS) where she conducted a survey to determine which services are most beneficial at WACCS.



Addressing the Rise of Diabetes & Obesity in South Asian & Punjabi Communities by Harjeet Kaur Mann

Harjeet Kaur Mann completed an internship with the South Asian Heart Center where she worked with the Center’s staff to determine effective outreach strategies for targeted groups.


Academic Health Department Internship by Erin Kenney

Erin Kenney completed an internship with The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Academic Health Department, where she created communication graphics for COVID-10 pandemic response. She also collaborated with Graham County Health Department to establish resources for a Senior Resource Guide.


Field Studies Work at Awaken by Kim Sloan

Kim Sloan completed an internship with Awaken, where she assisted with the implementation of Awaken’s strategic plan, evaluated internal communication, and documented best practices in working with survivors of sex trafficking.

Diversifying the STEM and Healthcare Workforce in Northern Nevada with CBESS by Brittney Rosiles

Brittney Rosiles completed an internship with the Community of Bilingual English-Spanish Speakers Exploring Issues in Science and Health (CBESS) Project where she completed multiple tasks involved in gathering and analyzing information and aiding in grant writing.


Evaluation of the Berkeley Food Network’s Mobile Pantry Program by Janis Kim

Janis Kim completed an internship with the Berkeley Food Network’s Mobile Pantry Program where she conducted a program evaluation to asses impact, client satisfaction, and determine barriers and accessibility of the BFN food pantry.


Cannabis Data Dashboard Project by Heejin Mun

Heejin Mun completed an internship with Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health where she created a data dashboard to provide accessible public health surveillance information on cannabis data and public health impacts of cannabis legalization for Nevada residents.


Stake Holder Needs Assessment for the USA National Phenology Network by Cristina Curran

Cristina Curran completed an internship with the USA National Phenology Network where she assessed results of a stake holder needs assessment.


Innovations and Success Stories in Tribal Healthy Homes Outreach by Sydney Janssen

Sydney Janssen completed an internship where she conducted an evaluation for the Tribal Healthy Homes Network using the AirMatters Toolkit.


Communication Analysis & Strategy Recommendation for LatinX Health Action Network by Lizbeth Vasquez

Lizbeth Vasquez completed an internship with LatinX Health Action Network where she conducted a communication analysis and composed communication strategy recommendations to address different communication disparities in Latinx communities.