Successful Projects

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the State of Nevada - Rachel Kiser

Rachel Kiser completed an internship with the Nevada Public Health Training Center where she developed a statewide intervention plan to combat antimicrobial resistance.


Kellan Flanagan and the Desert Research Institution

Kellan Flanagan completed an internship at the Desert Research Institution where he worked to safeguard the health and well-being of communities vulnerable to extreme heat in the California-Mexico transboundary region.


Hibatallah Eltahir

Hibatallah Eltahir completed an internship to develop trauma- and healing-centered approaches to protect the health of vulnerable populations.


Developing Curriculum Material for La Vida Buena - by Melissa Ramos

Developing Curriculum Material for La Vida Buena : Childhood Obesity Program at Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales AZ


A Sensory Enhanced Environment For People Who Use Drugs - by Tauni Malmgren, OTS

Tauni Malmgren partnered with Sonoran Prevention Works to create a sensory-enhanced environment that fosters independent living, self organization, and resiliency through the relationship between a person and their environment.


Nurse Perceptions of Infant Carrying for Newborns with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in the NICU

Karen Kelsch completed an internship with the Newborn Attachment & Wellness Study to test the effectiveness of wearing infants in a baby carrier as an intervention to increase bonding, caregiver sensitivity and emotional attachment to infants, increase infant attachment to a caregiver, and to reduce withdrawal symptoms associated with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.


Phenology with a Different Approach - by Brenda Mbaabu

Brenda Mbaabu completed an internship with the USA National Phenology Network, where she engaged with public health researchers and practitioners serving urban and rural public health agencies to determine their need for phenology data and information. 


Nneka Uba and Scripps Well-Being Center

Nneka Uba completed an internship with Scripps Well-Being Center, where she worked to support youth wellness education based around the "5210" model.


Shannon Strong and the Pohnpei Department of Health Services


Shannon Strong completed her internship project with the Pohnpei Department of Health Services in Pohnpei, where she applied her knowledge of public health competencies and skills to contribute to public health programs that address the local health care needs in Pohnpei


Promoting maternal monitoring of infant growth to prevent childhood obesity

Rachel Leih completed an internship with Children's Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona where she focused on preparing for a future collaborative study between Children’s Medical Center and the College of Public Health on assisting WIC-eligible mothers with monitoring their infant’s growth to detect and prevent childhood obesity.