Winning Research Posters 2016

A panel of expert judges evaluated all of the research poster presentations by students and awarded prizes for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral student posters at the 2016 Public Health Research @ Maryland day.

Undergraduate Student Winners

Honorable Mention: 

Joselin Bravo, UMD SPH Public Health Science
Title: Knocking Down Walls and Forming Bridges: Identifying barriers and facilitators of System of Care expansion for children, youth and young adults with serious emotional disturbances and their families

1st Place:

Elena Tran, UMD Behavioral and Community Health
Title: Pilot Strategies used in Performance Improvement in Physician Practices Research to Enhance Field Study Protocols

Master’s Student Winners

Honorable Mentions:

Elizabeth Bell, UMD Kinesiology
Title: Limb strength and limb initiation during a step forward to upright standing task

India James (UMD Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Diamond Greene (UMD Family Science), McAllister Ebgire-Molen (UMD), Amanda Pumphrey (UMD Behavioral and Community Health), & Lucianna Assidi-Meytin (UMD Behavioral and Community Health)
Title: Utilizing Black barbershops and salons to conduct a family health history intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening among African Americans

1st Place:

Katherine Campbell (UMB Epidemiology and Public Health)
Title: An ecological momentary assessment study examining the association between television usage and physical activity among low-income mothers of toddlers

Doctoral Student Winners

Honorable Mentions:

Daisy Le (UMD Behavioral and Community Health)
Title: WMN4HLTH: Development of a Spiritually-Based SMS Text Messaging Pilot Intervention to Increase Cervical Cancer Awareness and Pap Test Screening Intention among African American Women

Jennifer Guida (UMD Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Title: Variations of clinical characteristics and breast cancer risk factors by tumor subtype in a south-east Asian population

1st Place (tied):

Lily Fountain (UMD College of Education, Human Development and Quantitative Methodology)
Title: Improving Maternal Child Health through Improved Prediction of Critical Thinking in Maternity Nurses

Theresa Smith (UMD Kinesiology)
Title: Individuals with MCI exhibit stronger posterior functional connectivity than healthy elders after a 12-week walking intervention