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2017 Global Health MPH Practicum Colloquium

Posted by on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Academics, Global Health, Kenya, News Posts.

Each spring second-year students from Vanderbilt’s Master in Public Health Program present their practicum experiences through posters and discussion. The scientific conference setting provides an opportunity for students to share their knowledge with peers, faculty and staff, and practice their presentation skills. The colloquium is the final step of their practicum experience.

2017 Colloquium: MPH Global Health

Global Health Track Students, Projects and Location  

Name: Frances Anderson
Project: Community Health Promotion with the Minnesota Department of Health
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Name: Fletcher Grace
Project: Partnerships and New Business Development for Concern Worldwide U.S.’s Innovations for Maternal Child Health Initiative
Location: New York City, NY

Name: Katie McGinnis
Project: Capacity Building to Improve Psychological Care Service in Kenyan Children’s Hospitals
Location: Kenya

Name: Rany Octaria
Project: Networking Progress of Rabies Prevention and Control Activities in CDC Partner Countries through a Systematic Guidance Matrix
Location: Nashville, TN/Atlanta, GA

Name: Ezequiel Ossemane
Project: REDCap Training Workshop in Kenya
Location: Kenya

Name: Kidane Sarko
Project: Evaluation and Implementation of the Siloam Family Health Center’s Outreach Program
Location: Nashville, TN

Name: Shanel Tage
Project: Breastfeeding Disparities Amongst African American Parents in Tennessee
Location: Nashville, TN

Name: Grace Umutesi
Project: The Last Steps towards Polio Eradication: Evaluation of the Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea
Location: Kenya/Guinea CDC

Name: Christopher Wahlfeld
Project: HIV/AIDS WASH Integration at Lwala Community Alliance
Location: Kenya