Class of 2009 Exit Presentations and Capstone Projects

Capstone projects are password protected. Contact MPH office at 330.325.6179 or pubhlth@neomed.edu for the password.

Tom Albani

Project Title: Immokalee Farm Worker Responses to Crisis: Personal and Community Perspectives (Research paper/Pilot study)
Agency: Humility of Mary Health Partners
Faculty/Community Preceptor: G. Andy Chang, PhD (YSU) / Carol Vitelli

James Eller

Project Title: Collection and Analysis of Essential Information Needed for Creation of a Peer to Peer HIV Prevention Program 
Agency: Metro HealthCare Center
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Amy Lee, MD, MPH (NEOMED) / Henry Ng, MD, MPH

Jennifer Fitch

Project Title: The Impact of Patient-Centered Medical Home for the Health Status of Foster Care Children (Research paper)
Agency: Akron Children's Hospital
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Marguerite DiMarco, PhD (UA) / P. Cooper White

Abrea Johnson

Project Title: Car Seat Placement Behavior Survey (Written report and analysis)
Agency: Stark County Health Department
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Claire Bourguet, PhD (NEOUCOM) / Amanda Kelly

Grace Karuga

Project Title: Diabetes Patient-Doctor Communication in the Age of New Communication Technologies in southeast Ohio (Research paper)
Agency: Diabetes/Endocrine at the Cornwell Center, Athens OH
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Matthew Adeyanju, PhD, MPH, CHES, FASHA (OU) / Jay Shubrook

Richard Gajdowski

Project Title: Determinants of and Barriers to Adoption of Employer-based Wellness and Disease Management Programs in City of Columbus, OH Employees
Agency: City of Columbus
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Marlene Huff, PhD, MSN (UA) / Jennifer Morel, MPH

Sang Hee Lee

Project Title: Developing an Alternative Profile of College Student Drinking and Intervention Programming (Research paper)
Agency: Kent State University
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Richard Einsporn, PhD (KSU) / R. Scott Olds and Scott Dotterer

Kay Ritchey

Project Title: Safe at Home: Identification of Fall Hazards in Elderly Homes Using Digital Images (Research paper)
Agency: Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Gillian Ice, PhD, MPH (OU) / Wayne Carlsen

Carrie Rubin

Project Title: Management of Pediatric Overweight/Obesity in The Office Setting: A Survey of Pediatric Primary Care Providers: Is it time for a Clinical Alternative? (Research paper/project report)
Agency: Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology
Faculty/Community Preceptors: Nancy Mosca, PhD, RN (YSU) / Cydney Fenton and Berrin Ergun-Longmire

Rebecca Samblanet

Project Title: The New Front Porch: Using Facebook Social Network Site to Promote Community Health Initiatives and Increase Awareness About a Local Health Department (Internet-based health communication program)
Agency: Canton City Health Department
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Susan Olson, PhD (UA) / James Adams

Vaishal Shah

Project Title: School Based Assessment of Child Obesity Risk Factors
Agency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Sheila Patterson, PhD / Persis Sosiak
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Priyal Shah

Project Title: Barriers to Seasonal Flu Vaccinations in the Elderly Population (Project Report and resource guide)
Agency: Cleveland Department of Health
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Amy Lee, MD, MPH and Claire Bourguet (NEOUCOM) / Jeannie Brooks

Jenny Yeh

Project Title: Analysis of Correlation between Socioeconomic Stress and Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Appalachian Regions in Ohio (Research report)
Agency: Ohio University
Faculty/Community Preceptor: Alexander Sergeev, MD, PhD, MPH (OU) / Jay Shubrook

Nicole Zager

Project Title: A Look into Communication with Medina County's Geriatric Population (Booklet specifically for geriatric population that contains the three most important issues they want their health department to assess)
Agency: Medina County Health Department
Faculty/Community Preceptor: David Ritchey, PhD (UA) / Kristin Hildreth