Successful Projects

Novel Methods for Increasing Engagement Amongst Minority Professionals by Austin Whitted

Austin Whitted completed an internship with the Minority Genetic Professionals Network where he explored new methods and initiatives to increase member engagement. 

 


COVID-19 Webinar Series by Anna Dobbins

Anna Dobbins completed an internship with the Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity, where she organized a webinar series on COVID-19 response.

 


2020 Community Health Need Assessment of Ajo, Arizona

Ariel Tarango completed an internship with Desert Senita Community Health Center in Ajo, Arizona, where she administered a community health needs survey and compiled the data to generate a community health needs assessment.

 


Strategies to Coordinate Mental Health Care and Reduce Recidivism Among the Chronically Homeless Population in Pima County by Lisa Floran

Lisa Floran completed an internship with the City of Tucson where she worked on a project exploring health and chronic homelessness.

 


Evaluating the Potential to Instigate a Health Neighborhood Model for Pima County’s Justice-Involved Population by Rachel Gildersleeve

Rachel Gildersleeve completed an internship with Pima County Health Department where she investigated the potential to instigate a community of practice focused on the justice- involved population in Pima County.

 


Evaluating the Potential to Instigate a Health Neighborhood Model for Pima County’s Justice-Involved Population by Rachel Gildersleeve

Rachel Gildersleeve completed an internship with Pima County Health Department where she investigated the potential to instigate a community of practice focused on the justice- involved population in Pima County.

 


Reducing Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption During the First 1000 Days

Lucy Braid completed an internship with Columbia University Medical Center where she conducted a qualitative study on reducing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption during the first 1,000 days.

 


Understanding the Health of the Community in 13 Villages in Chuuk, FSM by Sairel Labasan

Sairel Labasan completed her internship with Chuuk Community Health Center, where she reviewed the survey design, results, and implications of the 2018-2019 Chuuk Community Health Center’s Household Survey.

 


Arizona Title V Needs Assessment: A Focus on Rural Youth

Abby Welter completed an internship with the Arizona Department of Health Services where she assisted with a State-wide Title V Maternal and Child Health Needs assessment.

 

 


Design, Pilot-Implementation, and Evaluation of a Faith-Based (Christ-Centered), Age-Appropriate Physical Activity Program for Adolescent Girls

Erica Aguirre completed an internship with the Arizona Springboard Home for Youth in Crisis Program where she designed, piloted, and evaluated the implementation of a faith-based, age-appropriate physical activity program for adolescent girls. 

 


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