Best Student Presentation Awards

 

HHD wishes to recognize the exceptional student presentations at this year’s Virtual HHD Student Research Showcase, which took place on April 28, 2021.  The following student presenters are recognized with awards based on the content and quality of their oral or poster presentations.

 

Best Oral Presentations
Place Name
1st Place

Kuei-na Lee, Erika Giovanniello, and Rebecca Hamilton

School of Nursing DNP Program and Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia

Mentor:  Sandra K. Bordi, DNP, CRNA

Project Title:  Reducing the Use of Nitrous Oxide in an Urban Southern California Hospital

2nd Place

Alexandra Dingess

Department of Public Health, MPH Program

Mentor:  Shana Charles, MPP, Ph.D.

Project Title:  Barriers and Disparities in Healthcare Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3rd Place (tie)

Tristan Hallum

Department of Public Health, MPH Program

Mentor:  Phillip Gedalanga, Ph.D.

Project Title:  Determination of the Bioremedial Properties of Lysinibacillus sphaericus on Permethrin Bound to Soil Substrates

3rd Place (tie)

Adrian Ramirez, Stevan Abt, and Jeffrey Graham

School of Nursing DNP Program and Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia

Mentor:  Hannah Fraley, Ph.D., RN, CNE, CPH

Project Title:  Postoperative Monitoring of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

 

Best Poster Presentations
Place Name Poster
1st Place

Hannah Hernandez

Child and Adolescent Studies

Mentor:  Guadalupe Espinoza, Ph.D.

Project Title:  How Can Friends Protect Against Adolescent COVID-19 Related Stress? An Examination Among Ethnically Diverse U.S. Adolescents

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2nd Place

Theresa Brown

School of Nursing and Southern California CSU DNP Consortium

Mentor:  Ahlam Jadalla, Ph.D., RN

Project Title:  Global Signature Recognition for Nurse Practitioners in California

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3rd Place

David Sierra, Shea Sevilla, and Nicholas Rincon

School of Nursing DNP Program and Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia

Mentor:  Rachel McClanahan, DNP, RN, NCSN

Project Title:  Nurse Education: Utilizing Acetaminophen and NSAIDS to Reduce Postoperative Opioid Consumption After Orthopedic Surgery

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