Undergraduate Public Health Senior Capstone Presentations

Come show support for your fellow DSPH students by attending the UGPH senior capstone presentations beginning tonight, June 7th, at 7:00PM through Friday, June 11th via Zoom!

The schedule is:

Monday, June 7th- Session 2

  • 7-7:15pm: Chanyeong Park, Social Media Use and its Role on Body Dissatisfaction and Depression among Female Adolescents
  • 7:15-7:30pm: Dana Ly, Casino’s and the Community’s Health
  • 7:45-8pm: Ying St.Cerny Postpartum Depression and its Risk Factors

Tuesday, June 8th- Session 1

  • 9-9:15am: Victoria Gallogly, Public Health Communications: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What Needs to Change
  • 9:15-9:30am: Stephanie Shosanya, Maternal Mortality: Structural Racism and Weathering 
  • 9:30-9:45am: Gabrielle Brizzi, The Impacts of Apartheid on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa
  • 9:45-10am: Balkirat Sidhu, Redlining and its impacts on the African American community in Philadelphia

Tuesday, June 8th- Session 2

  • 7-7:15pm: Isla Chapman, The Impact of the Patient Protections and the Affordable Care Act on Health Equity
  • 7:30-7:45pm: Afrah Howlader, Needs Assessment of the Indian Health Service in Navajo Nation Amidst COVID-19

Wednesday, June 9th- Session 1

  • 9-9:15am: Darnell Green, Why Racism Should Be A Public Health Issue
  • 9:30-9:45am: Jack Huey, Mental Health in the Age of Covid-19 Lockdowns 
  • 9:45-10am: Amanda Tufano, How Mental Illness Can Develop Alongside or in the Wake of a Diagnosed Chronic Condition (Diabulimia and Type 1 Diabetes)

Wednesday, June 9th- Session 2

  • 10-10:15am: Jordan Wood, Addressing Disparities of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and Low Socioeconomic Status Populations during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic
  • 10:15-10:30am: Elan Itschakov, Case Study: Facemask Compliance within the Philadelphia Area and the United States of America
  • 10:30-10:45am: Hope Hannigan

Wednesday, June 9th-Session 3

  • 7-7:15pm: Liam Giberson, Mandatory Vaccination Legislation for Students in New Jersey
  • 7:15-7:30pm: Raaghav Seth, Impact of internet pornography on the addiction feedback loop
  • 7:45-8pm: Tyra Howell, Prisons as a Public Health Crisis

Friday, June 11th- Session 1

  • 9-9:15am: Leila Nzekele, Power & Privilege within the Field of Academia
  • Tackling Partiality in the Western World 
  • 9:45-10am: Ousmane Diarra, Global Research Review of Vaccine Hesitancy

Friday, June 11th- Session 2

  • 10-10:15am: Thaya Edmond, Racism and Its Impact on Black Women with Endometriosis
  • 10:15-10:30am: Danielle Hamilton, Harm Reduction and The Opioid Epidemic

View presentations here

All presentations will be recorded and can be shared if you are unable to attend.

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