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Student Research

  2015

     Students of the Freshman Cluster Course on Poverty and Health in Latin America developed research articles on specific social determinants of health affecting Latin American    
     countries.  

     BODY IMAGE IN VENEZUELA
     Rachel Mernoff  

 

   2014 

     In 2014, Undergraduate and Graduate UCLA students developed research posters that were presented at the Second Annual Spring Conference.
     Click on the tittle to see each poster. 

     MALNUTRITION IN PERU 
     Catherine Achy

     COMBATING WOMEN SEX TRAFFICKING IN THE NORTHERN REGION OF MEXICO
     Anakaren Andrade

     WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS & EMPOWERMENT IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA 
     Jorge Barahona 

     DIABETES AWARENESS IN PETIT-GOAVE, HAITI
     Rebecca Barber, Lyolya Hovhannisyan

     MATERNAL HEALTH OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN SOUTHERN MEXICO  
     Heidi Bautista

     ACCESS TO WATER IN URBAN AND RURAL HAITI AND THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK'S ATTEMPTS AT SOLUTIONS  
     Katherine Bayard 

     ASSESSING FACTORS TO INCREASE UPTAKE OF TESTING FOR SYPHILIS AND HIV IN MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN AND TRANSGENDER WOMEN IN LIMA, PERU
     Claire C. Bristow  

     CHILD AND INFANT MORTALITY IN BRASIL: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE FAMILY HEALTH PROGRAM   
     Marilynda Bustamante

     BOYS AND GIRLS PROJECT: HIV PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR BRASIL'S STREET CHILDREN
     Yaquelin Cueva

     THE HIV/AIDS CRISIS IN HAITI AND PROGRAM RESPONSE
     Jessa Culver

     2010 EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI: EVALUATING THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL RESPONSE FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF HEALTH CONDITIONS    
     Karla Fernandez

     PROJECT HOPE AND DIABETES IN MEXICO
     Karen Figueroa 

     THE EFFECTS OF RESOURCE ACCESSIBILITY ON QUALITY OF LIFE AND HEALTH IN MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES IN MEXICO 
     Flying Samaritans 

     MULTICRITERIA-BASED RISK RANKING OF FOODBORNE PARASITES 
     Rebecca Foelber, DMV  

     VIDEO-BASED ROLE PLAYING: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO QUALITATIVE DATA ACQUISITION AMONG MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN IN LIMA, PERU 
     David Harrison  

     THE POLICY OF PRIMARY HEALTHCARE IN MEXICO 
     Guadalupe Hernandez

     THE LINKS BETWEEN MATERNAL EDUCATION AND CHILD NUTRITION STATUS IN BOLIVIA 
     Samaria Hudson 

     REASSESSING THE MEDICAL NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF THE COMMUNITY OF CERRO AZUL, TECATE, MEXICO
     Latino Student Health Project (LSHP) 

     THE RESPONSE OF CEPAM (Ecuadorian Center for Women's Advocacy and Action) ON DE ISSUE OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN ECUADOR 
     Shuk Yan Lau

     A RESPONSE TO THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC THROUGH CULTURALLY/SPIRITUALLY BMALASED PROGRAMS AND GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN MEXICO
     Alicia C. Manetta

     MALNUTRITION IN GUATEMALA: ZERO HUNGER PACT
     Christopher Mullally 

     FAVELA BARRIO: COMBATING POVERTY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION IN RIO DE JANEIRO'S FAVELAS 
     Isaiah Murtaugh

     MECHANIZING SUGARCANE HARVESTING AND RETRAINING SUGARCANE HARVESTERS IN BRASIL 
     Viraj Nanda

     INTERNATIONAL IMPROVING ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION IN HAITI 
     Anna Nordquist 

     ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE FOR UNDOCUMENTED LATINOS IN THE UNITED STATES
     Rosa Isammar Rivera

     THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT PROGRAMS IN PERU
     Celeste Romano 

   2013

     Students of the Freshman Cluster Course on Poverty and Health in Latin America developed research articles on specific social determinants of health affecting Latin American
     countries. 

     The following abstracts were selected for presentation at the UCLA Blum Center Spring Symposium.