University of Nebraska Medical Center

Spring 2015 Certificate, MPH and PhD Graduates

COPH Notable Mentions – In the spring 2015 semester, the following students fulfilled the requirements for the College of Public Health Certificate in Public Health, College of Public Health Certificate in Emergency Preparedness, College of Public Health Master of Public Health and the College of Public Health Doctor of Philosophy. Congratulations to all these graduating students! Best wishes to them in their chosen public health professions.

Certificate in Community Oriented Primary Care 
Angela Sucha

Certificate in Emergency Preparedness 
Jacob Franklin
Brian Smith

Certificate in Infections Disease Epidemiology 
Messan Ametitovi
Christina Shields

Certificate in Public Health
Gregory Brittnacher
Eun Hee Kwon
Eric Meyer
Yushma Pant
Edith Titamoh

Master of Public Health Graduates & Capstone Project 

Selom Agbobli-Nuwoaty – Racial/ethnic differences in breast carcinoma survival by hormonal receptor status: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data

Jessica Chavez Thompson – “Real Talk” About Improving HIV/AIDS Service Organization Partnerships with the African American Community

Chelsea Dean-Souder – Determining Promising Practices for Identification and Case Management of Adult Sex Trafficking Survivors in Omaha

Rachael Jensen – Examining Employee Wellness in a Caregiver’s World

Xiaqing Jiang – Comorbidities and Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Hospitalized Coronary Heart Disease Patients

Allison Lauritsen – Improving the Behavioral Health and Safety of Papillion-La Vista Students

Lynne Le – Reliability of medical records in diagnosing inflammatory breast cancer in Egypt

Kathleen Lovegren – Characteristics and Geographic Distribution of HIV-Positive Women Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Lata Nawal – Survival trends of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in the United States: A SEER database analysis

Alok Patra – Environmental exposure of mother driving gut flora of infants; A comparative study in coastal Vs mainland mining areas of Odisha, India.

Katherine Stern – The Implementation and Effects of Breastfeeding Best Practices in Child Care Settings

Jiajun Wen – Investigating Food-Processing and Nutritional Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer

PhD Graduates & Dissertation Titles 

Samuel Opku – Assessing Geographic Variation and Migration Behaviors of Foreign-Born Medical Graduates in the United States

Mark Shepard – Community, Environmental, and Occupational Health Risks Associated with Fossil Fuel Energy Production

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