Successful Projects

Developing a Care Coordination Model Utilizing Community Health Workers to Improve Outcomes For Ajo's Elderly Population

Allie Kaufman completed an internship with Desert Senita Community Health Center which is located in Ajo, Arizona. Her goal was to complete a community assessment related to senior care for Ajo’s residents.



A Gap Analysis between the U.S. Justice System and the Mexican Healthcare System through Binational Tuberculosis Collaborations

Graciela Jauregui completed an internship project with the Office of Border Health at the Arizona Department of Health Services where she conducted a gap analysis between the U.S. justice system and the Mexican healthcare system through binational tuberculosis collaborations.


Evaluation of Tucson Medical Center’s Outpatient Breastfeeding Support Clinic

For her MPH internship, Angela Urbon-Bonine conducted an evaluation of Tucson Medical Center’s Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic.


Developing a Program Plan for a Dispensary Outreach Pilot Program in the District of Madolenihmw

Desiree Davis completed an internship where she developed a program plan for a dispensary outreach pilot program in the District of Madolenihmw.


The Revision, Implementation, and Evaluation of El Rio's Family Cooking Program

Christiana Owusu-Ankomah completed an internship where she participated in the revision, implementation, and evaluation of El Rio's Family Cooking Program.

Training and Creating Health Curriculum for Farmworking CHWs in Winchester Heights

Sheila Soto conducted an internship where she created health curriculum and trained farmworking community health workers in Winchester Heights. 

Oral Health Education for Pregnant Women

Sam Mirsaeidi-farahani completed an internship where he provided oral health education to pregnant women at El Rio Community Health Center. 

Evaluation of a Clinic-Based Lifestyle Intervention for Weight Management

Brittany Boegemann completed an internship where she evaluated the impact of a clinic-based lifestyle intervention program as a means of weight management.

Growing Girls Program

Jane Otenyo completed an internship where she co-facilitated a program called "Growing Girls."

Mohave County Community Health Needs Assessment

Javier Ortega completed an internship where he conducted a community health needs assessment for Mohave county.