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2010 SUMR Research Symposium Projects

In Hospital Network Formation: The Importance of Team Work on the Efficiency Gains of Hospitalists
Monica Amoo-Achampong and James Calderwood
-Mentor: Gretchen Suess, PhD

Evaluating the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI)
Monica Amoo-Achampong
-Mentor: Rebecca Stein, PhD

Improving Genetic Literacy in the African American Community
Sade Bell
-Mentor: Jasmine McDonald, PhD and Cara Zayac, MPH

Epidemiology and Prevention of MRSA Transmission in the Community
Sade Bell
-Mentor: Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE

The Factors Affecting Access to Specialty Care from CHCs on a State-and County-Level
Luke Bingaman
-Mentor: Anje Van Berckelaer, MD

Referral Tracking and Completion in a Community Health Center
Maricruz Cisneros
-Mentor: Anje Van Berckelaer, MD

Uncertainty and Prenatal CGH Microarray Testing: Patient and Provider Perspectives
Maricruz Cisneros
-Mentor: Cara Zayac, MPH

Measuring the Impact of Philadelphia's Farmers' Markets
Michelle Fang
-Mentor: Alison Buttenheim, PhD

FED-UP With Childhood Obesity: Food and Exercise Diaries for Urban Places
Michelle Fang
-Mentor: Amy Hillier, PhD

CDKN2A/p16 and MC1R Genetic Testing, Counseling and Adherence to Melanoma Prevention Behaviors
Tracey Fredricks
-Mentor: Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH and Ann Gianola, MA

Transition Readiness for Adolescents and Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
Tracey Fredricks
-Mentor: Sophia Jan, MD

Racial Disparities in Outcomes for Patients Diagnosed with Schizophrenia and Treated in a Psychiatric Hospital Setting
Estevana Isaac
-Mentor: Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD, RN and J. Margo Carthon Brooks, PhD, RN

Influence of Racial Residential Segregation and Residential Preferences on Health Disparities
Farihah Khan
-Mentor: Michael Bader, PhD

Tailored Pediatric Preventive Care Project
Farihah Khan
-Mentor: Susmita Pati, MD, MPH

The Independent Protective Effects Of Social Support And Resilience On The Relationship Between Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) And Self-Rated Health
Monique McDermoth
-Mentor: Karin Rhodes, MD and Glenda Wrenn, MD

Investigating the Epidemiologic Characteristics of Novel H1N1 Influenza in Kids
Renee McDougall
-Mentor: Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH

Stand UP Together! : Creating a Prevention Intervention for Teens
Renee McDougall
-Mentor: Anne Teitleman, PhD, CRNP

Autism Intervention in Philadelphia
Edernst Noncent
-Mentor: James P. Guevara, MD

Public Opinion about Paying People to Quit Smoking
Edernst Noncent
-Mentor: James D. Park, MD

Acute Trauma Care Anesthesiology Practices in the US
Fahim Pyarali and Jeffrey Tillus
-Mentor: Maureen McCunn, MD, MIPP, FCCM

A Service Needs Assessment for PA Citizens with Autism
Fahim Pyarali
-Mentor: David Mandell, ScD

Food and Activity Landscapes: Perspectives on Field Data Collection
Laura Riley
-Mentor: Amy Hiller, PhD

Measuring and Enhancing Stress Resilience in Youth in Dental Clinic Settings
Laura Riley
-Mentor: Douglas J. Wiebe, PhD

Mining Health-Related Internet Discussions for Patterns of Use by African Americans: Evidence of Disparities in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
TaNisha Roby
-Mentor: John Holmes, PhD

Perceived Nutrition Environment Measures Study (NEMS) and The BEAT Institute: Development and Validation of a Tool to Assess Perceived Nutrition Environments
TaNisha Roby
-Mentor: Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH

An Analysis of the Use of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Before and After the Initiation of Medicare Coverage
Jeffrey Tillus
-Mentor: Guy David, PhD and Mark Neuman, MD

Local Community Participation in Public Health in Argentina and Brazil
Joseph Umanzor

-Mentor: Tulia Falleti, PhD

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