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JMP students present at the 14th Annual Research Symposium

the fourteenth annual UC Berkeley – UCSF Joint Medical Program Master’s Research Symposium was held at Berkeley Way West on November 15th, 2019.

Morning Presentations

Migration, Exclusion, And Health

  • Anthony Nardone: Associations Between Historical Redlining and Current Asthma ED Rates Across Eight Cities in California
  • Sammy Mehtar: Infectious Disease Surveillance in the Context of Conflict in Syria
  • Joey Chiang: Where’s Home? A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of How Displacement in San Francisco is Associated with Health and Substance Use Among People Who Inject Drugs
  • Nicole Carvajal: Experiences During and After Confinement in U.S. Immigration Detention Centers
  • Lee Lemus: The Fallacy of “Systems Literacy”: Structural Violence in Service Provision and the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Reproductive Justice

  • Phoebe Miller: Patient-Centered Maternal Health Care and Continuity of Antenatal Care Visits in Rwanda
  • Geffan Pearlson: Provider Response to Request for Early IUD removal: A Randomized Trial of the Effects of Patient Race, SES, and Parity
  • Brenly Rowland: Certainty and Intention in Pregnancy Decision-Making: An Exploratory Study
  • Jackie Castellanos: “Students Need This”: Access to Medication Abortion for California’s Public University Students

Afternoon Presentations

Doctors and Patients

  • Jeremy Pivor: Life in Flux: How Cancer Made Me Value my Time
  • Rachel Bigley: Physicians’ Approaches to Care for Patients with Schizophrenia
  • Sharada Narayan: Connection and Presence in the Clinician-Patient Encounter: Lessons from Spiritual Care

Figuring It All Out

  • Preet Kaur: Tackling Algorithmic Bias to Achieve Health Equity: A Methodological Study on the Role of a Public Health Framework in Identifying and Auditing Algorithmic Bias
  • Diana Chang: Systematic Review of Cost-Effectiveness Analyses in US Spine Surgery

Innovation in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing

  • Carina de la Cueva: Food As Medicine: Measuring Food Security in a Pilot Food Prescription Intervention at an Oakland Clinic
  • Bernie Lim: “Bayani Kabataan”: A Photovoice Study with Filipino Youth in Union City
  • Ali Aronstam: “It lightens your load:” Interviews with Family Members Receiving Social Services Navigation in a Pediatric Urgent Care