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USF HEALTH RESEARCH DAY
FEBRUARY 23, 2007

This academic year, the USF Health Research Day was held on Friday, February 23, 2007.  All USF Health faculty, students and staff were invited to participate and to submit abstracts for consideration for poster presentation at this event. This year,   a total of 13 COPH students presented their posters. Posters were judged by a committee from our COPH: Dr.  Bernard, Dr.  Kyle, Dr. Branch, Dr.  Baldwin, Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano,  Dr. Pracht and Ellen Kent, MPH, Coordinator for Student Research Grants.  
The COPH would like to offer special congratulations to the following students, who were awarded prizes for their posters for this year’s USF Health Research Day within the category of Women and Children's Health - Graduate Students.

Cheryl Vamos, M.P.H., The Health Status of Marginalized Populations of Women Attending Public Sector Medicine Clinics Cheryl Vamos1, Ellen Daley1, Laurie Woodard2, Jane Fanning2, Allison Edmonds2, Frances Sahebzamani2, Kay Perrin1, Emily Jolles1, and Stephanie Albright1, 1Department of Community and Family Health, USF College of Public Health, and 2Department of Family Medicine, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL.

Teri Malo, M.P.H., Vaccine History:  What Are the Implications for the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine? Teri Malo, Department of Community and Family Health, USF College of Public Health, Tampa, FL

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The COPH would like to offer special congratulations to the following students, who’s posters were judged as the top five of all COPH Student posters and  their abstracts will be submitted to the  national Delta Omega Poster Competition:
Heidi Hernandez. In Vitro Characterization of the Differential Proinflammatory and Angiogenesis-specific Cytokine Production in Human Endothelial Cell Line Infected with Dengue Viruses Serotypes 2 and 3 Heidi Hernandez1,2, Richard Tanner1, Rana Zaki1, Susan Lukas1, Truitt Sutton4, Mark Sweat3, Lillian Stark1,2, and Azliyati Azizan1,2, Department of Global Health, USF College of Public Health, 2 Bureau of Laboratory and 3The Center for Biological Defense, Florida Department of Health, and 4Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, Fl.

Cara de la Cruz, M.P.H. Making a Dent in Domestic Violence:  the Success of Domestic Violence Batterer Intervention Programs in Hillsborough County. Cara de la Cruz, Swapnil Dixit, Martha L. Coulter, and Carla VandeWeerd, The Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence, and Department of Community and Family Health, USF College of Public Health, Tampa, FL.

Stephanie Kolar, M.S.,  Laboratory Analysis of Staphylococcus aureus in Florida From January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2005.    Stephanie Kolar1, Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano1, Roger Sanderson2, Skai W. Schwartz1, Yougui Wu1 1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, USF College of Public Health and 2Florida Department of Health, Tampa, FL

  Jennifer L. Kornosky, M.S.P.H.,  The Ineffectiveness of Coding for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.   Jennifer L. Kornosky1, Kimberlea W. Hauser1 and Jane A. Correia2, 1Birth Defects Surveillance Program, Department of Pediatrics, USF College of Medicine, and 2 Bureau of Community Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health, Tampa, FL

Cheryl Vamos, M.P.H., The Health Status of Marginalized Populations of Women Attending Public Sector Medicine Clinics Cheryl Vamos1, Ellen Daley1, Laurie Woodard2, Jane Fanning2, Allison Edmonds2, Frances Sahebzamani2, Kay Perrin1, Emily Jolles1, and Stephanie Albright1, 1Department of Community and Family Health, USF College of Public Health, and 2Department of Family Medicine, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL.
 
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