Dean's Day 2019 BCHS departmental award recipients


Every year for Dean's Day, the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences awards two prizes for its students.

This year's winner for the master's category is Alexa Furek (MPH '21). She presented a poster on Implementing Smoke-Free Laws in the Context of the Tobacco Retail Environment in Allegheny County: A Geospatial Analysis

For the doctoral category, this year's winner is Yuae Park (PhD '20) who presented a poster on Addressing in food insecurity and diabetes prevention in a predominantly Hispanic population in Oakland, CA

Dean's Day is an annual student research competition. Students present their research during multiple poster sessions while faculty members judge presentations for prizes and students evaluate posters for Grand Rounds credit. The Dean invites selected presenters to give oral presentations of their work during the awards ceremony.

Visit to learn more about the competition and see a full list of winners.


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