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Public Health Program faculty, students and alumni make significant contributions to research in the field of Public Health.  Some of the exciting work they have shared in recent national and international forums is listed below. 


2020 Presentations

Congratulations to Public Health Program Faculty, Students and Alumni Sarah Sullivan, Ana Posado, Matthew Hawkins, Carinne Brody, Alaina Star, Jasmine Tran and Sahai Burrowes on their recent publications! 

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2019 Presentations 

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Sahai Burrowes, PhD, MALD
62nd Annual African Studies Association Conference, Boston, MA (November 21 - 23, 2019)
Ethiopian midwives’ perspectives on their roles and responsibilities for Safe Abortion Care (SAC)
Sahai Burrowes, PhD, MALD1 ,Addisu Fekadu, MPH, PhDc2
(1) Touro University California, Vallejo, CA (2) Ethiopian Midwives’ Association 

Jaesin Sa, PhD, CHES; Jaime Yu MSPASc/MPHc
The Obesity Society 37th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (November 3 - 7, 2019)
Sex, Racial, Ethnic Differences in Sleep Quality & Its Relationship with BMI in US College Students
Jaesin Sa PhD, CHES1, Jean-Philipe Chaput, PhD2,  Joon Chung, MA3,4, Siyoung Choe PhD5, Jamie Yu MSPASc/MPHc1, James Heimdal PhD6
(1) Touro University California, Vallejo, CA (2)  Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (3) Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.(4) Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. (5) Department of Kinesiology and Health, Miami (6) Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA 

Annette Aalborg, DrPH; Andrew Ha, MPH, Janis Ho, MPHc; Amy Vang, MPHc
American Public Health Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (November 2 - 6, 2019)
Public Health Inquiry & Youth Participatory Action Research in a High School Biomedical Academy: Association Between Perception of Harm Related to Substance Use/Abuse and Public Health Knowledge
Andrew Ha, MPH, CPH1,2, Annette Aalborg, DrPH2, Janis Ho, BS, MPHc2, Amy Vang, BA, MPHc2, Jessica Schwind, PhD MPH CPH3 and Daniel Parker, MA4, (1) Waymakers, Santa Ana, CA, (2) Touro University California, Vallejo, CA, (3) Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, (4) Jesse Bethel High School, Vallejo, CA

2019 Publications

Carinne Brody, DrPH; Caroline Farr, DO, MPH
Carinne Brody, Kathryn C. Kaplan, Sovannary Tuot, Pheak Chhoun, Caroline Farr, Dallas Swendeman & Siyan Yi (Nov. 2019) “We Cannot Avoid Drinking: Alcohol Use among Female Entertainment Workers in Cambodia”,Journal of Substance Use & Misuse, DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1691596 https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2019.1691596

Sahai Burrowes, PhD, MALD
Holcombe, S., Burrowes, S., Hailu, D., Scott, R., & Berhe, A. (2018). “Professional Pragmatism and Abortion Stigma: Assessing the Performance of the Stigmatizing Attitudes, Beliefs and Actions Scale (SABAS) Among Ethiopian Midwives.” African Journal of Reproductive Health, 22 (2), 26-39. https://doi.org/10.29063/ajrh2018/v22i2.3

Alexandra Hernandez, PhD, MPH;  Nemesia Kelly, MPH;  Carly Strouse, DrPH; Trina Mackie, PhD; Gayle Cummings, PsyD, MPH; Elena Lingas, DrPH;  Matthew Green, MPH
Hernandez, Alexandra L et al. “Developing a Health Equity and Criminal Justice Concentration for a Master of Public Health (MPH) Program: Results From a Needs Assessment Among Community Partners and Potential Employers.” Frontiers in Public Health vol. 7 200. 25 Jul. 2019, doi:10.3389/fpubh.2019.00200

2018 Presentations and Publications

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TUC Public Health Program Research Publications

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