Emily Cook

 Family Science Doctoral student Emily Cook with winning poster

April 11, 2014

This past Tuesday, more than 70 graduate and undergraduate students from seven universities, including the University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland Baltimore, Morgan State University, Howard University and Coppin State University, showcased their research on critical public health issues at Public Health Research@Maryland, and competed for the best presented posters. Congratulations to the 2014 PHR@M Day poster winners:

Doctoral students:

  •  Luciana Assini (University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH), Dept. of Behavioral and Community Health), “Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent Births among African American Urban Youth” 
  • Emily Cook (UMD SPH, Dept. of Family Science), “Treating Behavioral Health Conditions of OEF/OIF Veterans and their Families: A State Needs Assessment of Civilian Providers”

Master's students:

  • Kimberly Stinchcomb (UMD SPH, Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health), “A Comparison of 24 Hour Versus First Morning Void Urinary Deoxynivalenol Biomarker Concentration in UK Adults”
  • Meleah Boyle (UMD SPH, Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health), “Seasonal Fluctuation in Serum Aflatoxin-Albumin Levels in Children from Guinea, West Africa”

Undergraduate student: Priya Parikh (Public Health Scholars)

  • Priya Parikh (UMD, Global Public Health Scholars Program), “Engineering and Public Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Water Quality in Compone, Peru” 

​Posters were judged for quality based on identification of research problem, appropriateness of research design and data analysis, interpretation of results, clarity of oral presentation, description of relevance of findings to public health and presentation skills.


Download a complete list of poster abstracts [PDF]

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