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2018-2019 Capstone and Discovery Projects

2019-2020 Capstone Scholarship and Discovery Projects:

Emma Albert-Stone

Analyzing Quality Measures in the Refugee Clinic at Family Health Center of Worcester

Advisor: Olga Valdman, MD

Fatoumata Bah

Flu Clinic Population Health Clerkship Curriculum Development

Advisor: Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD

Regina Brown

Work-related Injuries and Illnesses Among Housekeepers at General Hospitals in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Advisor: Maria Michas, MD

Rakhi Desai

Coordinating Care - Expedited Referrals for Free Clinic Patients to Local Primary Care Clinics

Advisor: James Ledwith, MD


Meaghan Foster

Primary Care Principles Optional Enrichment Elective (PCPOEE): Redesigned

Advisor: Linda Cragin, MS


Eden Hen and Paul Rizzo

Baby Box Project

Advisor: Sara Shields, MD MS

Soomin Kim

Exploring and Alleviating the Challenges to Medical Interpreting from the Perspective of the Interpreters

Advisor: Lisa Morris, MS

Kendra Lastowka: Evaluation of a Fluoride Education Program at Head Start Worcester

Advisor: Hugh Silk, MD MPH

Tyler Lueck

FCE in Clinical Medical Spanish

Advisor: Lisa Morris, MS

Bryan Nguyen

Geriatric Fall Prevention Floor Plan

Advisor: Debi Lang, MS

Ciarra Nickerson

Community Vital Signs - Developing a Case-Based Orientation Session

Advisor: Linda Cragin, MS

Nate Petrou

Assessing the Effectiveness of Various Care Models in the Chronic Disease Era of HIV: A Literature Review and Analysis

Advisor: Philip Bolduc, MD

William Sidelinger

Screening Education and Resource Management to Address Barriers to Screening for Domestic Violence

Advisor: Kimberly Bombaci, MD

Ellen Wallace

Impact of Advance Care Planning Interventions on Patient and Family Satisfaction

Advisor: Sai Cherala, MD MPH