2013 HSHCP Health Disparities Projects



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2013 Obesity

1st Place


By Kezia Asiedu, Judith Njoroge, & Edith Otabil

2013 Diabetes


2nd Place

Diabetes in African Americans    

By Basirat Quadry & Zacharia Amellal         

2013 Preterm Birth

3rd Place

Preterm Birth in Black Women           

 By Dekonte Tote & Milagros Montenegro


2013 COPD


By Evelyn Kihunde, Linda Dufie & Richie Isom


 2013 Alzheimers

By Emanuelly Ribeiro & Thy Pham

 2013 Asthma

By Duverkia Rojas, Abigail Owusu & Keith O'Day






2014 Awards Received

The Director's Special Recognition Award
(Recognized as the student who has been a positive influence and role model for other program participants).

Awarded to
"Judith Njoroge"

Great Participation and Effort Award
(Received special recognition by each teacher for great participation and effort).

Biology/ Science: Edith Otabil

 IS/Technology: Judith Njoroge

English: Kezia Asiedu

Math: John Cullen

2013 HSHCP Participants Testimonials

"It was even better than I thought! I made so many new friends and now have connection and I'm so sad that this journey is coming to an end."

"I loved the people that I met and the new friends that I have."

"It is a great program that deserves a great deal of recognition in it's academic ardor and opportunities that it provides for it's students."

"Great and Awesome experience, but if we are to be exposed to the medical fields I think it should go a little more in depth."

"I am really thankful that I was accepted in to this program."

"Definitely one of my best summers ever!"