2014 Public Health Research Day and the Barnes Lecture

Congratulations to all our winners for their poster submissions on Public Health Research Day!

The environmental theme winner was Samantha Kingsley for the poster entitled “Residential Proximity to Major Roadways and Incident Hypertension in Post-Menopausal Women: Results from the Women's Health Initiative”.

The runner up in the master’s category was Chiao-Wen Lan for the poster entitled “The Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders In US Veterans: A Systematic Review”. The master’s program winner was Ashley Riley for the poster entitled “Alcohol Risk Behaviors in College and Non-College Emerging Adults and the Effect of Drinking Motives”.

In the postdoctoral/graduate program the runner up was Herpreet Thind for the poster “Using Novel Methods to Develop and mHealth Alcohol Intervention for Community College Students” and the winning poster in the same category was Megan Romano       for “Body Burden of Cadmium and Risk of Gestational Diabetes”.

In the undergraduate category Lorraine Limpahan had the runner up poster entitled “Tracking Longitudinal Trends in Hospital Readmissions and Inpatient-outpatient Provider Communications: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of the Safe Transitions Project in Rhode Island”.  The winning undergraduate poster went to Luyu Zhang for her poster “Mental Health in Higher Education: A Comparative Study of Asian American and Caucasian Students”.


Monday, April 14, 2014

1:30 – 3:30 pm - Poster session - Sayles Hall
4 pm - Lecture - Salomon Center

Public Health Research Day and the Barnes Lecture presents, US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

Public Health research day will focus on the intersection between health and the environment. Senator Whitehouse has taken an active role in protecting our environment. He is co-chair and co-founder of both the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change and the Senate Climate Action Task Force. Whitehouse delivers a weekly speech on climate change on the Senate floor calling for action on this important issue.  Video of his speeches and further information on the Senator's policy proposals can be found here: http://www.whitehouse.senate.gov/climatechange.

Program of Abstracts