November 14, 2018 – MPH students at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health gathered to display and discuss their field work at a poster session on November 13, 2018 in Kresge Cafeteria.
The event featured work from more than 25 students from the fields of environmental health, global health, health policy, and social behavior who worked for eight weeks during summer 2018 with host organizations—ranging from local to international—to address a public health problem. Faculty, alumni, and DrPH students judged the final projects.
Magali Flores, MPH ’19, won first place for her work on mental health access among recently deported Latino men. Her host organization was the Tijuana-based Casa del Migrante.
Noam Yossefy, MPH ’19, won second place for her work on pursuing legal action against opioid pharmaceutical companies. Her host organization was the City of Boston’s Office of Recovery Services.
Jessica Kilpatrick, MPH ’19, won third place for her work on air pollution near childcare and early education facilities. Her host organization was the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Nayely Chavez, MPH ’19, won the audience favorite award for her work on evaluating the integration of behavioral health into primary care. Her host organization was the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission.