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Student Research Podcasts (SHARP)

This section contains links to podcasts created by COPH students pertaining to their recent experiences at conferences. Each of these students are recipients of the COPH’s Student Honorary Award for Research and Practice “SHARP” , which provides financial assistance for COPH students to travel to a local, state, regional, national, or international professional meeting/conference to present their research or practice.

2018- 2019 Academic Year

Mariam A. Badru
Critical Global Problems of Violence against Women and Girls

Temitope Bello
Geographic Information System Mapping of Unintentional Injuries in Florida among Children Ages 0-4 years, 2015 – 2016 to Prevent Unintentional Injuries and Inform Prevention Efforts for Families Served through the Florida MIECHV Initiative

Rungtip Bootseeta
NAAT Testing for TB and NTM in Florida

Sarah Bradley
Towards an Urban Political Ecology of Food Charity

Arcadia Buro

Isabella Chan
Voices in the Violence: An Ethnographic Exploration of Intimate Partner Violence among Indigenous Women in the Rural Peruvian Andes

Melody Chavez

Bashir Dabo
Impact of Obesity and Expression of Obesity Related Genes in the Progression of Prostate Cancer in African American Men

Nnadozie Emechebe

Self-identified Social Needs Predict Hospital Readmissions

Aldenise Ewing
Partnering with Worksite Wellness Programs to Increase Low Cost and Sustainable Cancer Prevention Efforts

Whitney Fung
Does it Matter Where the Tomato Originates?: Limitations of Current Approaches to Reduce Food Insecurity

Jessica Garcia

Haley Hanson
Increased Epigenetic Potential in Immune Genes of Introduced House Sparrows

Astha Kakkad
Exploring and addressing stress, coping, resilience and self-care in dietetic interns

Shruti Kaushik
Orofacial Clefts in Florida - Family Experiences in Perinatal Care

Meredith Kernbach
Effects Spectral Composition of Light at Night on West Nile Virus Resistance and Mortality

Laura Kihlstrom
Compareand Contrast the Experiences of Ethiopians and Finns Migrants in Tampa Bay.

Natasha Kurji
Rape Victims Identified in Florida Emergency Departments: An Exploratory Study

Norma Lisenko
Nutritional Needs in Children and Families in the US Pacific Rim

Rachel G. Logan
Contraceptive Use among Males at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Sharonda Lovett
An Evaluation of a weekend backback food assistance program, Smile Club: A cross-sectional study AND A cross-sectional study examining association between parental feeding practices and eating habits of children

Joanna Mackie
Early Childhood Court in Florida: Results of a Mixed-Methods Evaluation

Fahad Mansuri
Factors Associated with Drowning Admissions at a Pediatric Trauma Registry (2010 – 2017)

Malinee Neelamegam
The Effect of Medications with Anticholinergic Properties of Cognition: Results from the PATH through Life Study

Anh Thy Nguyen
Analysis of American Heart Association Ideal Cardiovascular Health Measure in Relation to Long-Term Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Renice Obure
Menkeoma L. Okoli

APHA Presentation

Igbagbosanmi Oredein
Assessing Housing Instability among Participants in the Florida Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (FLMIECHV)

Chinyere Reid
APHA 2018 Conference – Oral Presentation

Regina Maria Roig-Romero

Chelsea Schmitt
APHA 2018 Poster Presentations

Sweta Sinha

Diet and Mealtime Concerns in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Florida: A Parental Perspective

Jacqueline Sivèn
Situating decisions regarding mental health services within aspirations for a new life: Research among refugees in Florida

Silvia Sommariva

Haley Tolbert
(Fewer) Steps Towards and Efficient Clinic: Applying Lean Principles to Eliminate Movement Waste

DeAnne Turner
The remaining need for human contact to make ehealth programs successful

Shanda Vereen
Video-conferencing and HIV Care: Access to Services in the Comfort of Home

Nisha Vijayakumar

Concentrations of Phthalate in Dust among Day Care Centers in Tampa Bay

Emily Walters

Yingwei Yang
Sports Injuries among Young Florida Athletes Playing Football, Soccer, Baseball and Softball in Recreational Leagues

2017- 2018 Academic Year

Ngozichukwuka Agu
Elucidating the linkages between women’s empowerment in livestock and nutrition: Aqualitative study of smallholder livestock raisers in Tanzania

Noor Ali and Waleska Santiago-Datil
Infertility Experiences Among College Students

Omotola Balogun
Facilitators and Barriers to Engagement and Retention: The Florida Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Alexis Barr

Factors associated with breastfeeding duration: Positive social influence of infant’s grandmothers

Carson Bell, Ashleigh Blersch, and Reatta Ram
Bullying Among Refugee Students in Hillsborough County 

Anne Bjorke
Child Discipline Practices among Scheduled Tribes

Linda Bomboka
Exploring Reproductive Health of Congolese Refugees through the Perspectives of Providers, Caregivers, and Community Advocates in Tampa Bay, Florida

Isabella Chan
Research Reciprocity, Ethics, and the Role of the Activist-Researcher

Vanessa Chee
La desculturización versus la desnutrición: A comparison of nutritional concerns within indigenous communities in Ecuador and Panama

Nicole O. Crawford
Evaluation of Teens in Action: A Social and Emotional Learning Program with a Service-Learning Component in a Community Setting

Lillie Dao
Spreading the (Fake) News: A Study of Health Misinformation on Social Media Using the Zika Virus Case

Jennifer Delva
Florida’s Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact Project: Supporting Child Development from the Ground Up

Kelley Dennings
NGO,Government & Academic Collaboration: Working with Rural Landowners on a Social Marketing Campaign

Nnadozie (Dozie) Emechebe
Examining the Association between Treatment Satisfaction and Medication Adherence among Patients with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes

Aldenise Ewing
Effects of Client-directed behavioral interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Oluyemisi Falope
Family Experiences Survey: Services and Supports for Children with Orofacial Clefs inFlorida

Tara Foti
Effect of Pregnancy Intention and Timing on Maternal Early In-Hospital Bonding Behaviors

Whitney Fung

Amy Gatto (Presentation covers 2 topics)

Pragati Ghimire-Aryal
Association between obstructive sleep apnea, nightmare disorder and incident herpes zoster 

Taylor Grimm
USF Success and Wellness Coaching : A holistic  wellness  approach for student success

Stacey Griner
Obstetric and Gynecology and Family Medicine residents’ emergency contraceptionknowledge: Where can we improve?

Evan Hegarty
Are there differences in cardiovascular health indicators among males  bysexual orientation? Evidence from the 2015  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Mmadili Ilozumba
Changein Pattern of Secondary Cancers after Kaposi Sarcoma in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy

Janelle Barrera Ikan
A Systematic Review of School Factors Associated with Long-Term Obesity Outcomes in Youth

Krys M. Johnson

Elizabeth Lockhart
Case Managers: An Untapped Resource for HIV-Related Data Collection

Rachel Logan
Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding immediate postpartum LARC use among patients and healthcare providers: A systematic review

Ryan Logan
Reaching Them Where They’re At: Exploring the Potentialities, Challenges, andSustainability of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Model in the United States

Michelle Lyman
Creating Simulation Curriculum: Incorporating Anti-Human Trafficking Content into Medical Education

Helen Mahony
Who helps women decide if LARC is best? A systematic review on the role of interpersonal relationships on young women’s decision to initiate long-acting reversible contraceptives

Angela Makris
Scoping Review of Social Marketing Interventions to Physicians to Decrease Health Disparities for Patients with a Disability in a Primary Care Setting

Fahad Mukhtar
Clinical Characteristics and Survival of Patients with Multiple Metachronous Esophageal Tumor

Malinee Neelamegam
Predicting Pneumonia in Acute Stroke Patients using the Glasgow Coma Scale

M. Laura Okoli
Classification tree analysis to identify at risk population for low colorectal cancer screening status in Florida

Jamie Paola
An understanding of the relationship between hormonal birth control and depression

Amita Patil
Parental Mental Health Intervention Implementation in the Florida MIECHV Program:Baseline Individual and Organizational Readiness Assessment

Sarah Powell
Unique College Tobacco-Free Policy Evaluation Technique Using ArcGIS

Gregor Rafal

Mental health literacy and intention to seek care among male college students

Rema Ramakrishnan
The Prevalence, Correlates, and Survival of Infants with Congenital DiaphragmaticHernia in Florida: 1998 - 2012

Tessa Saturday
Suffering in Silence No More: Challenges students and interns face upon returning home

Vinita Sharma
Views of frontline HIV service providers and advocates on ehealth programs for HIVcare and services

Darren Scheer
Incidenceand Prevalence of Narcolepsy in a U.S. Healthcare Claims Database, 2008-2010

Silvia Sommariva
Spreading the (fake) News: A Study of Health Misinformation on Social Media Using the Zika Virus Case

Melina Taylor
Preparing Graduate Students to Enter the Field: Issues and Considerations to Establish Pre- and Post-fieldwork Training to Address Sexual Assault/Harassment

Kenneth A. Taylor

The Association Between Poor Sleep and Chronic Low Back Pain: An Analysis of 2012 National Health Interview Survey Data

DeAnne Turner
PrEParing young adults for HIV risk reduction: Assessing college students’ awareness and knowledge of PrEP

Coralia Vasquez-Otero
Multi-level Evidence-based Colorectal Cancer Screening Interventions: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature

Shanda Vereen

Nisha Vijayakumar
Dental Care Utilization Among Preterm Low Birth Weight Children

Emily Walters, Nnenne Moneke, Yanti Leosari
Cultural Competency within Student Health Services and its Impact on International Students at the University of South Florida Tampa Campus

Acadia Webber
Examining the Association between TelevisionUsage and ADHD: An Analysis from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health

Caitlin Wolfe
Addressing EVD contact tracing challenges in Liberia: Making the case for enhanced monitoring methods

Yingwei Yang
A conceptual Model of Community, Family, and Individual Risk Factors on Weapon Carrying at School in Florida

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