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School of Public Health Students Win Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) Poster Awards

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School of Public Health graduate students took home many awards for their posters at Graduate Research Interaction Day on April 8, 2015, with Department of Behavioral and Community Health students winning the most awards of any department at the university. Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) at the University of Maryland is a campus event where graduate students can share their research, receive faculty and peer feedback, and practice their conference presentation skills. 

1st Place Awards

Hannah Allen, Behavioral and Community Health doctoral candidate, won 1st place in the Development and Health in the Lifespan category.

Luciana Assini-Meytin, Behavioral and Community Health doctoral candidate, won first place for her poster in the Treat Your Children Well: Education and Child Development category.

Dapeng Chen, Kinesiology doctoral candidate, won first place in the Studying Biological Processes category.

Farzad Ehtemam, Kinesiology doctoral candidate, won first place in the Modeling Behavior in Communities category.

Mary Jung, Epidemiology doctoral student received first place in the category Health in a Community Perspective.

Clark Lee, doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, won 1st place in the Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior category.

Amanda Strausser, Behavioral and Community Health doctoral candidate, won first place for her poster in the Public Health Challenges category.

2nd Place Awards

Blair Coleman, doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, won second place for her oral presentation in the category of Family, Community, and Health.

Alyssa Brooks, doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, won second place in the Risk, Prevention, and Heath Behavior category.   

Daisy Le, BCH doctoral candidate, won second place in the category Community Understandings and Interactions with her presentation.

Lauren Ramsey, doctoral candidate in Family Science’s Maternal and Child Health program, won second place in the Treat Your Children Well: Education and Child Development category. 

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