Students share MPH field practice work at poster night

Tajah Tubbs shares findings from her practicum
Tajah Tubbs shares findings from her practicum

May 14, 2019 — On May 7, more than 50 master of public health (MPH) students from six fields of study presented their work from practicums with organizations around the world to address real-world problems. Students specializing in clinical effectiveness, environmental health, global health, health and social behavior,  health management, and health policy shared findings and professional experiences from their practicums—a degree requirement for the MPH—at a poster session held in Kresge Cafeteria. The electronic posters were scored by a team of faculty, alumni, and DrPH student judges, and all attendees could vote for the audience favorite. The winners were:

Winners Ernest Joseph Barthelemy, Tajah Tubbs, Loretta Cheung Kortney Anne Robinson, and Stephen Wang
Winners Ernest Barthelemy, Tajah Tubbs, Loretta Cheung, Kortney Robinson, and Stephen Wang

First Place: Ernest Barthelemy, “Surgery in Haiti: Advocating for a Comprehensive National Policy”

Second Place: Tajah Tubbs, “Evaluation of Appointment Impaction and Clinic Policies to Address Patient Access in the Indian Health Service”

Third Place: Stephen Wang, “Longitudinal Associations Between Income Changes and Incident Cardiovascular Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study”

Audience Favorite (tie):
Kortney Robinson, “Attempts to Influence Surgical Prescribing of Opioids”

Loretta Cheung, “Strategies on Improving Telemedicine Reimbursement in the U.S.”

Amy Roeder

Photos: Aria Jin, Osa Igiede