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CHPSW Research Day

On April 26, more than 70 students from the College of Public Health presented at CPH Research Day. Faculty members Dr. Geoff Wright and Dr. Jay Fagan gave oral presentations on their work funded with CPH grants from the Dean's Office. Three students from each session received Meritous Poster Awards, and one student from each session was given the Dean's Award for Outstanding Posters.

Session 1 Award Winners

Dean's Award for Outstanding Poster
Joanne Collins (Nursing): Utilizing Effective Strategies to Sustain Decreased Blood Stream Infection in the ICU

Meritous Awards
Yuji Ma (Social Work): Perceptions of challenges and adaptations among Chinese International students at Temple University
Melissa Maskery, Moffit, Russ, Tierney (Kinesiology): An Analysis of Non-Contact Injuries and Contraceptive Use In Collegiate Club Sports
Curtis Schwieterman, White (Social Work): Contributing factors and correlations among Asian and Pacific Islanders living with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia

Session 2 Award Winners

Dean's Award for Outstanding Poster
Ji-Seok Kim, Lee, Brown, Park (Kinesiology): Effects of Flow-Mediated Shear Stress on Endothelial Microparticles Formation

Meritous Awards
Brandon Becker, Whitaker (Public Health): The mental and physical health of Head Start staff in Pennsylvania
Keisuke Kawata, Lee, Kim, Park (Kinesiology): Endurance exercise training without cognitive intervention is not sufficient to induce mitochondrial biogenesis in the mouse brain
Alex Dutton (Social Work): The Impact of Adolescent Community Violence Exposure on Educational, Economic, and Mental Health Outcomes for African-American Women

Please follow the links below to see pictures from the event. Many thanks to the faculty and staff who made this day possible, and congratulations to our presenters and award winners!

Morning Session


Afternoon Session