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Excellence in Public Health Research and Practice Symposium Schedule

The symposium will begin at 9:00am in the Diboll Auditorium. There will be light refreshments and coffee in the gallery at 8:30.

Each presenter has 10-12 minutes to share their topic, and a brief Q&A session will follow in the last ten minutes of each hour.

Time Presenter Title/Topic
9:00 - 9:12 AM Helen Waller A Study of First Year Vaccination Coverage Rates in Rural Suriname Before and After Extensive Flooding in May 2006
9:12 - 9:24 AM Sayema  Baydar A Comparison of the National Guidelines of the VL Elimination Program in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal
9:24 - 9:36 AM Christopher Anderson Evaluating the impact of the 2009 WIC food package change on childhood obesity
9:36 - 9:48 AM Revonda Darensbourg Collaborating to develop and promote community-based health programming in New Orleans
9:50 - 10:00 AM   Q & A with presenters
Time Presenter Title/Topic
10:00 - 10:12 AM Austin Jones UMC Emergency Department Hepatitis C Screening Program: Are We Linking Patients to Care?
10:12 - 10:24 AM Mengyao Shi Association between Serum Metabolites and Cognitive Function among Bogalusa Heart Study Participants
10:24 - 10:36 AM Alexander Razavi Metabolomic Analysis of Left Ventricular Remodeling: The Bogalusa Heart Study
10:36 - 10:48 AM Jovia Nierenberg Kidney function serum metabolites identified through metabolome wide association study
10:50 - 11:00 AM   Q & A with presenters 
Time Presenter Title/Topic
11:00 -11:12 AM Jessica Judson Examining Theoretical Explanations for Racially Disparate Police Violence
11:12 - 11:24 AM Lauren Nguyen Incarceration of Single Mothers
11:24 - 11:36 AM Madelyn McDonald Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse, and Stalking Among College Students: Does a Relationship Exist?
11:36 - 11:48 AM Lauren Ward The Gift of Water: My Introduction to International Public Health
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM    Q & A with presenters 
12:00-12:45 PM Lunch in Diboll Gallery  
Time Presenter Title/Topic
12:45-12:57 PM Hilary Gibson Is AA the best treatment for everyone? A look at other approaches and what is on the horizon
12:57 - 1:09 PM Mehr Manzoor No More Manels: Creating Gender Responsive Global Health Conferences
1:09 - 1:21 PM Ana Lucia Ramirez Garcia Disability and employment: an exploration of systemic and social barriers to employment for people with disabilities in Peru
1:21 - 1:33 PM Jeni Stolow Zika and Its Forgotten Women
1:33 - 1:45 PM Lissa Fortes Soares Fish Consumption Patterns Among Pregnant Women Potentially Exposed to Mercury in Suriname
1:45- 1:57 PM Annie Cisneros Natural and Traditional Medicine in Cuba: Sustainable universal coverage in a low-resource setting
1:58 - 2:10 PM   Q & A with presenters