Class of 2001 Exit Presentations and Capstone Projects

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Krista Bader

Project Title: Disease Detectives Camp (curriculum)
Agency: Warren City Board of Education
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / John Wilson

Erin Bishop

Project Title: Ten Year Strategic Plan to End Homelessness in Mahoning County (community wide strategic plan)
Agency: Youngstown Community Development Agency
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Beverly Hosey

Aaron Bohannon

Project Title: Center for Stress Reduction and Research on Ursuline College Campus (development plan for center)
Agency: Ursuline College
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Debra Moyer

Maureen Cecil

Project Title: Train the Trainer: Teaching Health Educators to Improve Patient Communication with Health Care Providers (community outreach training program)
Agency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and The Esther Lewis Warburton Foundation Pilot
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Ellen Whiting, MEd (NEOUCOM) / Joanne Ketchum

Jennifer Davis-Gardner

Project Title: Injury Prevention Program: Assessment of Need, Design, Implementation & Evaluation (paper)
Agency: Summa Health System
Faculty/Community Preceptor: T. Jean Byrne, PhD (KSU) / Berni Martin

Joseph Galusick

Project Title: Understanding and Preventing Disease (college course)
Agency: Columbus State Community College
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Brenda Stevenson Marshall, PhD, MPH (CSU) / Larry Mayer

John Goold

Project Title: YUMADAOP Capital Grant (grant)
Agency: Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program, Inc.
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Ilene Dixon

Raymond Harvey

Project Title: Perceived Threat of HIV Among Gay Men: A Meta-Analytical Review of the Literature (literature review)
Agency: AIDS Task Force of Greater Cleveland
Faculty/Community Preceptor: John Holcomb, PhD (CSU) / Vandana Mathur

Lana Ilain

Project Title: Physician Perceptions of Autism Prevalence and Professional Development Service Needs: A Rich Center for Autism Needs Assessment (needs assessment instrument and analysis methodology)
Agency: Rich Center for Autism
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Nancy Mosca, PhD (YSU) / Georgia Backus

Jung Kim

Project Title: Diabetes Mellitus: Behavior Survey and Intervention Study (behavior analysis data & intervention planning and outcome documents)
Agency: Humility of Mary Health Partners
Faculty/Community Preceptor: T. Jean Byrne, PhD (KSU) / Robert Shroder

Diana Mason

Project Title: Assessing the Value of F2F Training in the Mahoning Valley (paper)
Agency: NAMI
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Suzanne Robinson
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John McLeod

Project Title: West Nile Virus Seroprevalence, Personal Behavioral Attributes and Mosquito Control Efforts in Cuyahoga County (publication and presentation at national conference)
Agency: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Marguerite Erme, DO, MPH (NEOUCOM) / Christopher Kippes, MS

Jill Oldham

Project Title: Improving Health Literacy: A Resource for Health Educators (CD-ROM of health literacy information and resources)
Agency: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Faculty/Community Preceptor: T. Jean Byrne, PhD (KSU) / Chandra Rudolph

Stacy Petiya

Project Title: Assistance to Firefighters – FEMA Vehicle Acquisition Grant (federal grant proposal) Agency: Braceville Township Fire Department
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Charles Joseph

Nabin Shrestha

Project Title: Development of a Program for an Infectious Disease Diagnostics Section (program plan)
Agency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Brenda Stevenson-Marshall, PhD, MPH, MAE (CSU) / Steven Gordon

Melanie Thirion

Project Title: Feasibility Analysis for Development of Assisted Living Program at Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (analysis report)
Agency: Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Kathy Akpom, PhD, MPH (YSU) / Russell Osman

Alexandra Villa-Forte

Project Title: Disease Relapse in Wegener’s Granulomatosis During Treatment with Methotrexate (paper and grant proposal)
Agency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Faculty/Community Preceptor: G. Andy Chang, PhD (YSU) / Gary Hoffman