Winning Research Posters

Undergraduate Student Awards

First Prize

Katherine Garcia-Rosales
UMD School of Public Health, Behavioral and Community Health
Title: Water Chlorination and Health Education: Collaborating to Decrease Water Contamination and Water-Related Illness in Rural Peru

Honorable Mentions

Jonathan Fix
UMD Individual Studies
with UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Advisor: Olivia Carter-Pokras
Title: Improving Health Literacy and Cultural Competency of FDA Consumer Materials of Cardiovascular Disease

Abigail Hsiung
UMD School of Public Health, Kinesiology
Advisor: Bradley Hatfield, Rodolph Gentili
Title: Differences in cognitive load affect performance of flight simulation in beginner pilots

Emma Murray
UMD School of Public Health, Family Science
Advisors: Sally Koblinsky, Leigh Leslie
Title: Parenting Transitions of Women Veterans: Stressors and Coping Strategies

Masters Student Awards

First Prize

Dovin Kiernan
UMD School of Public Health, Kinesiology
Advisor: Jae Shim
Title: Vertical ground reaction force magnitudes and rate not positively correlated with prospective running injury

Sarah Kilby
UM School of Medicine, Pediatrics
Advisor: Erin Hager
Title: Assessing Compliance for Proposed CACFP Meal Pattern Changes and Recent Maryland Legislation in Maryland Childcare Centers

Honorable Mentions

Jessica Bermudez
UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Advisor: Olivia Carter-Pokras
Title: Comparative Analysis of the Effectiveness and Safety of Drug-eluting Versus Bare-metal Coronary Stents Among Patients Registered in the Multi-Player Claims Database

Lisa Bowen
UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Title: Internet and Social Media Based Surveillance Systems for Detecting Influenza Activity in Maryland

Diane Ng
UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Title: Self-Esteem as a mediator in the relationship between sexual minority status and depressive symptoms

Doctoral Student Awards

First Prize

Maria Demarco
UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Advisor: Olivia Carter-Pokras
Title: Factors associated with Human Papillomavirus vaccine completion among Hispanic and non-Hispanic White girls

Honorable Mentions

Sue Lin
UMD School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Advisor: Hongjie Liu
Title: Health Status of Young Adults with Disabilities in the United States

Deirdre Quinn
UMD, School of Public Health, Family Science
Advisor: Amy Lewin
Title: Factors Associated with Contraceptive Use among Urban, African-American Adolescent Mothers

Andrew Williams
UMD, School of Public Health, Family Science
Advisor: Sandra Hofferth
Title: Examining birth outcomes hotspots in Maryland