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UCB Global Health Summer 2018 Fellowship Symposium

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Sutardja Dai Hall

Computer Science Division University of California

Bechtel Conference Room 630

Berkeley, CA 94709

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All are welcome to join us for UC Berkeley's annual global health fellows symposium on Friday, October 19th from 9:30-4:00pm in the Bechtel Board Room, 630 Sutardja Dai Hall, CITRIS @ Berkeley, UC Berkeley. The symposium will showcase the global health research and experiences of UC Berkeley fellows awarded global health fellowships in Summer 2018.

The fellows from the following programs will be presenting:

  • The UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health Summer Research Fellowships (MPH/PhD) Fellowship
  • The Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases MHIRT (Minority Health/Global Health Disparities Research Training) Fellowship
Please join us for part or all of the day--agenda details for CGPH fellows can be found below. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP below. T


AGENDA
(*presentation order may change)

9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee and Light Breakfast

10:00 – 10:10 am Welcome Remarks by Professor Eva Harris (CGPH)

10:10—10:25 am Samantha Schildroth, MPH Environmental Health Sciences

Microbial Contamination of Drinking Water Sources & Diarrheal Disease Prevalence in Rural Tanzania

Faculty Mentor: Charlotte Smith, University of California, Berkeley

10:25 – 10:40 am Huong Nguyen, MPH Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Molecular Surveillance for Viral Families of Pandemic-Potential in Farmed Wildlife in Vietnam

Faculty Mentor: Peter Dailey, University of California, Berkeley

10:40 – 10:55 am John Auld, MPH Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Identifying prevalence of drug-resistant uropathogenic E. coli strains from community-acquired urinary tract infections in Syrian and Palestinian refugees, and Lebanese native populations in Beirut.\

Faculty Mentor: Lee Riley, University of California, Berkeley

10:55-11:10 BREAK

11:10 – 11:25 am Nicole Kelly, MPH Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Utilization of Cash Transfers to Re-link HIV Positive Adults to Care in Shinyanga, Tanzania.

Faculty Mentor: Sandi McCoy, University of California, Berkeley

11:25 – 11:40 am Claire Boone, PhD (Health Policy)

Improving Hypertension Control among Low-Income Healthcare Users in Chile

Faculty Mentor: Paul Getier, University of California, Berkeley

11:40– 11:55 am Helen Pitchik, PhD Epidemiology

Examining the Relationship Between an Integrated Parenting Intervention, Child Development, and Maternal Mental Health in Rural Bangladesh

Faculty Mentor: Lia Fernald, University of California, Berkeley

11:55am-12:10 pm Katherine Chen, MPH Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Increasing Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence with a Digital Monitoring Solution

Faculty Mentor: Adithya Cattamanchi, UCSF School of Medicine


12:10 - 1:20 pm Lunch (lunch will be provided)



1:20 pm-1:30 pm Welcome Remarks by Prof. Art Reingold

1:30 pm-2:00 pm Aster Workineh (MPH, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology), Brenda Rodriguez (Bachelor’s in Public Health), Lizari Garcia (Bachelor’s in Social Welfare) Oral Microbiome Analysis and Oral HPV Testing in Smokeless Tobacco

Faculty Mentor: Art Reingold, University of California, Berkeley, and Purnima Madhivananan, Public Health Research Institute, India

2:00 pm-2:15 pm Dimitrios Camacho (Bachelor’s in Molecular Biology)

Optimization of RT-qPCR Methods to Quantify Female and Male Plasmodium falciparum Gametocytes
Faculty Mentors: Roland Cooper, Dominican University of California, and Karl Seydel, Michigan State University

2:15 pm-2:30 pm Lance Mendoza (Bachelor’s in Molecular and Cellular Biology) Exploring mHealth applications with the Tel-Me-Box Study

Faculty Mentors: Maria Ekstrand, University of California, San Francisco, and Tony Raj, St. John’s Research Institute

2:30 pm-2:45 pm Judith Ojoro (Bachelor’s in Public Health) Susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum in Uganda to Experimental Antimalarial Compounds

Faculty Mentor: Phil Rosenthal, University of California, San Francisco, Roland Cooper, Dominican University of California, and Sam Nsobya, Makerere University

2:45 pm-3:00 pm Ife Adeyeri (Bachelor’s in Microbial Biology)

Identifying Cross-Reactive Epitopes Responsible for Antibody Dependent Enhancement of Dengue Infection
Faculty Mentor: Angel Balmaseda, Sustainable Sciences Institute, and Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley

3:00 pm-3:15 pm Laura Gomez (Bachelor’s in Public Health) Antibody-based assay specific to ZIKV

Faculty Mentor: Angel Balmaseda, Sustainable Sciences Institute, and Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley

3:15 pm-3:30 pm Audrey Webb (Bachelor’s in Statistics) Spatio-Temporal Data Integration Methods for Infectious Disease Surveillance

Faculty Mentor: Changhong Yang, Sichuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Justin Remais, University of California, Berkeley

3:30 pm-3:45 pm Kainat Shaikh (Bachelor’s in Public Health)

Dristi Study: Measuring an Intervention Aimed at Reducing o HIV Stigma Among Healthcare Providers
Faculty Mentor: Maria Ekstrand, University of California, San Francisco and Tony Raj, St. John’s Research Institute

3:45 pm-4:00 pm MHIRT informational session with Zilose Lyons




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Computer Science Division University of California

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