Tag: Rhode Island Public Health Institute

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 […]

Giorgio Cocchella

By examining the health disparities associated with COVID-19 screenings, the project aimed to better address the barriers inhibiting vulnerable communities from receiving adequate and proper care. Through a thorough examination of the collected data, Open Door Health (ODH) can better assess where to allocate time and resources to minimize various health risks and/or disease consequences […]

Elise Mitchell

Elise Mitchell is a MS/MPH student at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy/School of Medicine. For this internship, she worked with the Rhode Island Public Health Institute with Food on the Move. The findings from this project will be used to evaluate the success of the Food on the Move program at […]

Stephanie McCulloch

Stephanie’s Internship with the Rhode Island Public Health Institute focused on expanding SNAP incentives that offer a rebate on fruit and vegetable purchases to grocery retailers may be an effective strategy to reduce food insecurity in RI. As a step towards determining the potential funding source of a statewide intervention, this project analyzed the return […]

William Goedel

William assisted with the RIPHI Infectious Disease branch on survey and focus group administration, quantitative/qualitative data analysis, and reporting for a new marketing initiative to vulnerable populations to HIV/STI’s. Additionally, William assisted with RIPHI staff with analyzing data and summarizing findings for both academics and practitioners. The final deliverable for this position will be a […]