Pitt Public Health's 20th annual Dean's Day Student Research Competition winners were announced during an Oral Presentations and Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2018.
Dean's Day first place, master's: Vatsala Rangachar Srinivasa, IDM
Dean's Day second place, master's: Kelsea Lasorda, EPI
Dean's Day third place, master's: Hannah Bitzer, BCHS
Dean's Day first place, doctoral: Celeste Shelton, HUGEN
Dean's Day second place, doctoral: Cristian Chandler, BCHS
Dean’s Day third place, doctoral: Candice Biernesser, BCHS
Delta Omega Poster Award for the best poster, as judged by the Omicron chapter of Delta Omega, with the opportunity to compete nationally for a chance to present the poster at the APHA annual meeting goes to Amrita Sahu, EOH.
Rosenkranz Award for the project judged to be the most significant contribution to the public health field to Emmett Henderson, BCHS.
The Catherine Cartier-Ulrich Memorial Award for Service to the Underserved:
Emma Gossard, MPH student in BCHS
Lycia Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann, PhD student in BCHS
The Center for Public Health Practice Award for Translation and Application of Research to Public Health Policy and Practice:
Yuae Park, PhD in BCHS.
BCHS Department Award, master's category: William Louth-Marquez, MPH student
BCHS Department Award, doctoral category: Lycia Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann, PhD student
BIOST Department Award: Joanne Beer, PhD student
EOH Keleti Award for excellence in environmental health: Rahel Birru, PhD student
EPIDEM Department Award, master’s category: Kathleen Maksimowcz-McKinnon, MPH student
EPIDEM Department Award, doctoral category: Christian Garcia, PhD student
HPM Department Awards, master's category: Nina Yacovoni, MPH student
HPM Department Awards, doctoral category: Raymond Van Cleve, PhD student
HUGEN Department Awards, master's category: Megan Hager, MS student
HUGEN Department Awards, doctoral category: Teresa Capasso, PhD student
IDM Department Awards, MPH category: Kelsey Messerschmidt, MPH student
IDM Department Awards, MS category: Bethany Flage and Roberta Mettus, MS students
IDM Department Awards, PhD category: Renee Anderko, PhD student
8TH ANNUAL HEALTH DISPARITIES POSTER COMPETITION
Master's Level - John Wright Cordier, HPM student
Doctoral Level - Cristian Chandler, BCHS student
2018 Dean's Day poster abstracts and session assignments