Category: Students

Walae Hayek

In this project, Walae examined patient factors that are associated with disparities in the use of violent restraints for agitated patients in the Emergency Department of a safety net-teaching hospital and use these findings to inform an indicated Quality Intervention Plan (QIP)

Taylor Murray

This project helps to improve health equity by building tools to enable the VTPHA to increase outreach and education to it’s membership across the state of Vermont. These tools will support Public Health professionals across the state better address issues that are directly impacting health equity in communities. The first step was to gain an […]

Rachel Frankenfield

RIPHI’s Food on the Move is a mobile produce market that aims to reduce disparities in food access for all Rhode Islanders. Food on the Move reduces barriers of cost and geographic access to healthy, culturally relevant fruits and vegetables by bringing produce to diverse communities that face inequity in health outcomes. In addition, Food […]

Nahren Gherel Ubushin

Nahren’s project will improve health equity by providing resources and support services through the Pride Center. The Pride Center Vermont provides these services for those that are LGBTQ+. This is a community that faces numerous barriers in accessing healthcare that directly impacts their health outcomes. The database that I will be working on improves access […]

Kayia Alleyne

The goal of this project is to assist youth of color into the STEM Field to provide a healthier lifestyle for them and their communities down the line. Kayia assisted with the implementation of the LEAH Knox Scholars biomedical research program including the facilitation of small youth groups during professional development workshops/Management of technology needs […]

Jesse Greenfield

In this project, Jesse aimed at improving and expanding upon Open Door Health’s current educational materials for clinic patients and community members will make them more accessible and relevant to the LGBTQ Rhode Islanders who need these resources. This enables members of this underserved and underrepresented population to get necessary health information.

Ivy Shen

In this project, Ivy’ aimed to implement a systematic approach to examining the necessary skills and knowledge Maine health professionals need in order to work collaboratively across sectors to address health disparities, advance health equity and improve health outcomes and quality of life for their patient populations, health care systems and communities.  Information gained through […]