Class of 2012


Class of 2012 Exit Presentations and Capstone Projects

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Karyssa Bobosky

Project Title: Barriers to Patient Use of Online Personal Health Records

Agency: Humility of Mary Health Partners Family Practice

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Keisha Robinson, DrPH, MPH (YSU) / Rudolph Krafft, MD

Nicholas Boniface

Project Title: A Medical Home in the Neighborhood: the Engagement to and the Impact of Bringing Accessible Primary Medical, Dental and Behavioral Care to an Urban HPSA

Agency: Mercy Medical Center

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Sal Sanders, PhD (YSU) / Sister Carolyn Capuano

Megan Brooks

Project Title: Implementation and Evaluation of a Foley Catheter and Mobility Protocol Checklist for Intensive Care Nurses at Akron General Medical Center

Agency: Akron General Medical Center

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Amy Lee, MD, MPH (NEOMED) / Anita Meehan, CNS; Chris Hotes, MSN, RN; Wanda Mullins, BSN, MPH

Lauren Carlozzi

Project Title: Midterm Evaluation of the Mission: Lifeline Emergency Medical Service Public Awareness Campaign and Ambulance Dispatch Data in Erie, PA

Agency: American Heart Association

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Keisha Robinson, DrPH, MPH (YSU) / Alexander R. Kuhn, MPH

Loren Carpenter

Project Title: Implementation and Uptake of a Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Population Management Application in the Infectious Disease Clinic at the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center: A Continuous Quality Improvement Report

Agency: Louis Stokes Veterans Administration Medical Center

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc (CSU) / Amy Hirsch, PharmD

Gina Chicotel

Project Title: MedWorks CONNECT Initiative

Agency: MedWorks

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc (CSU) / Carrie Clark, Executive Director

Albert Cook, III

Project Title: A Customized Medical and Social Hybrid Model Capturing the Narrative of Individuals with Chiari Malformation

Agency: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Michelle Chyatte, DrPH, MPH (NEOMED) / Francis Loth, PhD, MS

Laura Divoky

Project Title: Sudden Cardiac Death Education and Prevention

Agency: Summa Health System

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Lynn Clough, PhD (UA) and Amy Lee, MD, MPH (NEOMED) / Otto Costantini, MD

Kelsey Graf

Project Title: Extent to Which Culture Influences HIV Knowledge Among International College Students

Agency: Ohio University International Student and Faculty Services

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Caroline Kingori, PhD, MPH (OU) / Krista McCallum Beatty, PhD

Julianne Matthews

Project Title: Evaluation of Waiting Time and Access to Quality Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Northeastern Ohio

Agency: Akron Dermatology

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Joseph Lyons, PhD (YSU) / Eliot Mostow, MD

Michael Mayer II

Project Title: Fish Habitats of the Rocky River Watershed of Ohio

Agency: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc (CSU) / Bill Zawiski

Whitney McKee

Project Title: Receptiveness of Heart Disease Prevention in Faith-based Organizations

Agency: Youngstown City Health District

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Keisha Robinson, DrPH, MPH (YSU) / Felicia Alexander, MPH

Frances Nicholson

Project Title: Hospital Pharmacy Unscheduled Computer Downtime Protocol

Agency: Summa Barberton Hospital

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Amber Murray, MSN, MPH, APHN-BC, FNP, RN (UA) / Glenn Huth, RPh

Noorain Nizami

Project Title: Survey of Orthodox Jewish Parent's Behaviors, Attitudes and Household Policies about Healthy Eating: Information on the Health Jewish Homes Program Development

Agency: Case Western Reserve University

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc & Stella Iwuagu, PhD (CSU) / Mendel Singer, PhD, MPH

Jessica Podnar

Project Title: Understanding Infant Mortality in Mahoning County

Agency: Youngstown City Health District

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Keish Robinson, DrPH, MPH, (YSU) / Erin Bishop, MPH

LesleyAnne Roddy

Project Title: Recreation Center Utilization Affects Academic Outcomes

Agency: Youngstown State University

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Rachael Pohle-Krauza, PhD, RDN/LD (YSU) / Joy Polkabla-Byers

Raymond Romero

Project Title: Lorain County Transportation Barriers Assessment

Agency: Mercy Regional Health Center

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc (CSU) / Steve Masuga and Corbin Darling

Jamie Savron

Project Title: Exploration of Wellness Wednesday Health Promotion Impact

Agency: Nursing Center for Community Health

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Annette Sues-Mitzel, MSN, BSN (UA) / Greta Lax

Don Sim

Project Title: Patterns of Health Insurance Coverage and Familiarity of Eligibility Requirements for Publicly Funded Health Insurance Among Korean-American Immigrants

Agency: Ohio University/Korean Church of Columbus

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Alexander Sergeev, MD, PhD, MPH (OU) / Deborah Lee, Esq.

Rohin Vij

Project Title: Pediatric Trauma Surveillance of Northeast Ohio

Agency: Akron Children's Hospital

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Keisha Robinson, DrPH, MPH (YSU) / Michael Forbes, MD, FAAP, FCCM / David Gothard, MS

Natasha Yonley

Project Title: Dental Specialist Referral Barriers for Safety Net Dental Clinics

Agency: ONE Health Ohio Lloyd McCoy Health Center

Faculty/Community Preceptor: Mary Agnes-Kendra, PhD, MSN, BSN (UA) / Chris McCord, DDS