Global Health Day 2018

Global Health Day 2018 at the University of Minnesota was hosted on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Coffman Memorial Union.

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Outstanding Student & Scholar Poster Presentations

Outstanding Topic/Project (Undergraduate)
An Evaluation of the Impact of Menstruation on the Health and Educational and Economic Opportunities of Menstruators Worldwide
Gabriella Haire, College of Science and Engineering
Jennifer Day, College of Science and Engineering

Outstanding Research (Undergraduate) 
Efficacy of Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid Compared to Cytology-Based Cervical Cancer Screening for Detecting the Precancerous Changes in Women at the Age Between 18 and 65
Ziyue Zhang, School of Nursing

Outstanding Topic/Project  (Graduate) 
Helping Babies Breathe:  Field Experience in Sierra Leone
Carol Nelson, School of Public Health

Outstanding Research (Graduate)
Implementation and Evaluation of Hooyo: A Group Prenatal Care Program for East African Immigrants at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Anjali Madeira, School of Nursing



UMN Global Health Showcase

Global One Health Capacity Building Through Education
Karin Hamilton, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

Fostering Global Pharmacy Research through International Collaborations
Melanie R Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Role of the Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research in West African Biomedical Research
Cavan Reilly, PhD, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Student & Scholar Oral Presentations

SMS Maama mHealth Pilot Research Study
Katelyn Pastick, Medical School

Parental Perceptions and Practices of Early Childhood development in Tigray, Ethiopia
Satlaj Dighe, College of Education and Human Development

Psychosocial Barriers to HIV Care in Uganda
Sarah Lofgren, Medical School Fellowship in Infectious Disease; School of Public Health

Bullying and Caring Relationships among Adolescents from Immigrant Backgrounds: Associations with Internalizing Problems
Damir Utržan, Medical School Post-Doctoral Fellowship

View the GHD Program for a complete list of poster presenters


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