University of Nebraska Medical Center

Summer 2016 Certificate, MPH, MS and PhD Graduates

COPH Notable Mentions – In the Summer 2016 semester, the following students fulfilled the requirements for the Certificate in Public Health, Certificate in Community Oriented Primary Care, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Emergency Preparedness and 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

Sarah Meuret

Certificate in Public Health

Muhammad Javaid

Nishitha Meuret

Sachi Verma

Master of Public Health Graduates & Capstone Project

Muhammad Javaid (COPC) – Effectiveness of a Community Oriented Primary Care Model at Charles Drew Health Center Omaha, NE

Katelyn Jelden (EOH) – Crosswalk and tool to align federal public health and healthcare preparedness requirements for training and exercise

Bo Kang (PHA) – The Economic Burden of Hospitalizations due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as principal diagnosis in Nebraska

Shaylee Laursen (COPC) – Addressing Childhood Obesity Utilizing the 2015 PRC Child and Adolescent Community Health Needs Assessment: A Community Oriented Primary Care Approach

Erin Maxwell (SMHC) – Using mobile text messages to promote physical activity and healthy eating among an obese population

Bijaya Padhi (HPRO) – Determinants of uptake and use of clean cooking technologies in rural, India: A mixed method research study

Raheem Sanders (EPI) – Investigating Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates of African American and Non-Hispanic White Women in Oregon

Jennifer Sharrick (MCH) – Understanding and Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections among Women in an Urban Jail

Roxanne Smith (EOH) – The Evaluation of Omaha Fire Department’s Peer Support Network: Debriefing Preferences

Rebecca Squiers (SMHC) – Health Communication for an Emerging Population: Developing a Communication Strategy for Corporate Wellness Service Providers    

Christopher Wickwire (EOH) – Respirator Use and Fit Tests at a Medical Center

Kossi Zotoglo (COPC) – The Burden of Access to Healthcare in South East Omaha – Douglas County

Master of Science (MS) in Emergency Preparedness Graduates & Capstone Project

Heidi WheelerAssessing Change in Baseline Preparedness Knowledge in Long-term Care Facilities

PhD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

Ketki Patel (EPI) – Surveillance of Non-fatal Agricultural Injuries Among Farm Operations in the Central States Region

Katherine Rieke (EPI) – Psychological Aspects of Head and Neck Cancer

Muna Sapkota (EOH) – Aldehyde Adducts and Lung Injury

Junmin Zhou (HPRO) – Physical Activity Preferences, Behaviors, and Hypertension Evidence From The China Health & Nutrition Study, 2004 -2011

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