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Link Year Name Medical School Project Title Project Location Key Outcomes
PDF 2017 Chidimma Acholonu Morehouse School of Medicine How Students Run Clinic: A Quality Improvement Project for the Morehouse School of Medicine H.E.A.L. Student-Run Clinic Morehouse School of Medicine HEAL (Health Equity for All Lives) Student-Run Clinic Free medical examinations conducted by medical students at Student-Run Clinic.
PDF 2017 Shantrice Appleby Morehouse School of Medicine Reducing Ethno-racial Disparities in Unintended Pregnancy Rates: Provider Perspective Prevention Research Center: Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine Identify significant implications that go along with unintended pregnancies in the Black and Latino community.
PDF 2017 Kwame Awuku Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School Project B.E.A.M: Beyond Education Achievement and Medicine New Jersey Sports & Spine Medicine/Odarah Outreach Introducing different health topics to at-risk youth throughout Newark, in an interactive way.
PDF 2017 Anya Bazzell Morehouse School of Medicine I Am Woman: A Community Based Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Educational Program for African American Women Community Voices: Health Care for the Underserved Sought to address the disconnect between nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes about healthy eating and exercise, and the adoption of behaviors that support improved health.
PDF 2017 Ebony Caldwell Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia (fem)me Unsheltered Homeless Project Various Atlanta Communities Aims to meet the feminine hygiene needs of homeless women across the Northeast Georgia area.
PDF 2017 Nailah Cash-O’Bannon University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Seeing Themselves in Medicine North Division High School Increase the number of Milwaukee students successfully graduating high school and academically prepared to enter colleges/universities. By increasing the pipeline, we ultimately hope to increase the number of students entering STEM and public health careers.
PDF 2017 Jonathan Diah Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Student-Run Free Clinics as a Model for High Quality Care at a Lesser Cost Columbia Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership (CHHMP) Free medical examinations conducted by medical students at Student-Run Clinic.
PDF 2017 Marissa Emadi University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Sex Education at Estrada Achievement Center Estrada Achievement Center Designed to target the more economically disadvantaged school district and provide its students with more resources for preventing early pregnancy and STD transmission.
PDF 2017 Jashalynn German Morehouse School of Medicine Being My Best Me Carrie Steele Pitts Home To address unique challenges faced by residents at a local children home, in areas such as psychological, educational, emotional, and health.
PDF 2017 Blen Girmay New York University College of Medicine Students Teaching About Real Subjects (STARS) Program: An Expansion Norman Thomas High School Sexual health education program for high school students designed to empower participants with increased health awareness.
PDF 2017 Jasmin Harpe Weill Cornell Medical College #HealthyLives 4 Young Minority Professionals Motivating Action Through Community Health Outreach (MAChO) To determine the baseline health statuses, mental well being, perceived stress, alcohol consumption, and perceived racism among a group of young, minority professional women of color in addition to disseminating information about healthy eating, meditation, stress management, and coping mechanisms.
PDF 2017 Jada Harris Morehouse School of Medicine Medical Mentors Jackson Memorial Baptist Church Medical mentors organizational approach to eliminating healthcare disparities in low-income and underserved communities.
PDF 2017 Ronald Ikechi Cooper Medical School Rowan University Group Facilitation and Coach-Assisted Patient Engagement Cooper Advanced Care Center, Urban Health Institute Facilitate discussions pertaining to diabetes care and management including physical activity, dieting, and blood glucose surveillance among UHI diabetes group visit patients.
PDF 2017 Sandy Jiang University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Methods to Prevent Youth Violence in Underserved Communities through Park-Based Holistic Health After School Programs Miami Dade Parks and Recreation An after school program that targets at-risk youths who have either had first offense with the Department of Juvenile Services or identified at risk by their school and/or community.
PDF 2017 Evesha Kenlyn Morehouse School of Medicine Establishing a Dermatological Specialty Clinic at a Primary Care Health Center: A Collaborative Care Model Good Samaritan Health Center Establishing a dermatology specialty clinic in a primary care health center.
PDF 2017 Quentin Loyd Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Increasing HIV awareness through community-centered education Street-Works/MyHouse Reducing the number of people who become infected with HIV each year through community education, decreasing HIV-associated health inequalities, and boosting the availability of care and cultivating better health outcomes for those with HIV.
PDF 2017 Karen Mendez New York Medical College Hospital-Community Partnerships: Supporting Women at a New Jersey Shelter St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center and Paterson Task Force: Hilltop Haven and Hilltop Heights Shelters To create a comprehensive curriculum in a homeless women’s shelter to help residents develop skills that would be useful in their transition to independent living, as well as, to build relationships between institutions that would outlive individual student involvement and continue to benefit the institutions’ shared population.
PDF 2017 Jelissa MooYin Meharry Medical College School of Medicine HIV Prevention in the Homeless Community of Nashville American Medical Association, Meharry Chapter To educate homeless people about HIV, resulting in a decrease in the overall prevalence and mortality rate caused by HIV.
PDF 2017 Justin Okons Drexel University College of Medicine Health Literacy Workshop UU House Outreach Creating pamphlets and workshops for the elderly to understand medicine management.
PDF 2017 Ronke Olowojesiku Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia Addressing adolescent menstrual health and hygiene education for girls in need: A (fem)me project Various Atlanta Communities Pamplet distribution regarding feminine hygiene for homeless women and girls.
PDF 2017 Chiemeka Onyima Drexel University College of Medicine Health Literacy Workshop UU House Outreach Workshops to educate the elderly about their medicine management.
PDF 2017 Chevonne Parris-Skeete Drexel University College of Medicine The Black Girl Health Agenda New Voices Pittsburgh Initiative designed to amplify and bolster the voices of young Black women, girls, and femmes.
PDF 2017 Alejandro Rabionet University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine Skin Cancer Awareness Outreach Program: Year Two BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic An educational initiative that has taken a twofold approach towards tackling the developing healthcare disparity of melanoma in Hispanic and African-American populations.
PDF 2017 Kimyetta Robinson Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Implementing a Drum Circle Program at CamdenForward School Urban Promise Reducing bad classroom behavior among students chosen throughout the CamdenForward School (CFS), through the use of music.
PDF 2017 Jorge Rocha Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School The Sustainability and Expansion of a Community Project Into The Residency Years New Brunswick Saturday Scholars Academy: The Mini Medical School Initiative CASCADE (Creating Access for Students Committed to Addressing Disparities and Equity) will focus on combining mentorship and education to increase interest in medicine in underrepresented (URM) high school and college students.
PDF 2017 Alfredo Siller Jr. Medical College of Wisconsin Developing Pipeline Programs to Diversify Healthcare Professions and improve Healthcare in the Milwaukee Area James Madison Academic High School/Milwaukee AHEL To increase the number of minorities that pursue careers in healthcare.
PDF 2017 Alcha Strane Morehouse School of Medicine Examining the Influence of Low Cost Health Care on Colorectal Cancer Screening Among the Medically Underserved HEALing Community Center To determine the most acceptable methods to increase awareness of free and low cost medical and health education services, in an effort to increase colorectal screening guideline adherence among medically underserved populations residing in metro-Atlanta.
PDF 2017 Danyelle Thomas University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Effect of Access to Care in Blood Pressure Management and Medication Adherence Community Health Center of West Palm Beach To provide patient education and access to care in the form of a blood pressure monitors, which can have an impact on patient medication adherence.
PDF 2017 Craig Washington Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Healthy Minds Lead to Healthy Bodies Beech Creek Ministries Center for Imagination To inspire, inform, and instruct local youth.
PDF 2017 Veronica Williams Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine “Ex-PLISSITly” Thorough: The importance of a consistent sexual history for aging adults and its effects on HIV testing ActionAids Philadelphia Discussing sexual activity within the elder population.