Epi Scholars: Projects

Summer 2018 Projects

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Projects

  • Temporal Changes in Tuberculosis Exposures and Contact Investigation in non-household Settings in New York City
  • Comparing Findings from the National Survey of Children's Health and NYC KIDS to Describe the Health, Wellness and Development of NYC Children and Identify Priorities for the Division of Family and Child Health.
  • HIV Prevention: Measuring Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Outcomes using Unique Data Sources
  • Using NYC HANES 2013-14 to Examine the Association between Occupation and Health
  • Risk of Autochthonous Spread of Emerging Vector-borne Diseases in New York City
  • Clinical Operations and Technical Assistance HIV Clinic Survey
  • Pneumonia Deaths
  • The Impact of the World Trade Center Disaster on Children's Academic Performance
  • Compositional Shifts in Women of Reproductive Age and their Pregnancy Outcomes in NYC in 2000-2015

Summer 2017 Projects

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Projects

  • Asthma and Pest Control Study
  • PrEP/PEP Use among a Large Sample of Home Test Giveaway Participants
  • Assessing the Oral Health of Adult New Yorkers
  • Using Electronic Health Record Data for Population Health Surveillance
  • Assessing the Added Value of ZIP Code Level Estimates in the Community Health Survey
  • Assessing Factors Associated with Poor Health among NYC Public Housing Development Residents
  • Assessing the Burden of Pneumonia Hospitalizations and Mortality
  • Sexual Transmission of hepatitis C virus among HIV-infected Men who have Sex with Men, New York City
  • Using Electronic Health Record Data to Map Distribution of Blood Pressure Stage among Patients with Hypertension for Program Planning and Population Health

Public Health – Seattle & King County Projects

  • Distilling and Disseminating Health and Human Services Performance Measure Data to Better meet the Information Needs of Local Health and Human Services Transformation
  • Analysis of the First-ever Survey about the Health and Wellbeing of King County, WA Children and Families
  • A Comparison of Medical Costs between Residents of the Yesler Terrace Redevelopment and other Public Housing Units
  • 2017 Needle Exchange Client Survey
  • Analysis of Four Decades of Female Homicides in King County Washington
  • King County Firearm Violence Data Updates and Data Dashboard

Summer 2016 Projects

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Projects

  • Lead Poisoning and Sickle Cell Disease
  • Factors Associated with High Quality Sleep among School-aged Children
  • Impact of Criminal Justice Response to Drug Misuse in Drug Treatment Admissions
  • Prevalence and Treatment of High Cholesterol in New York City
  • HIV Prevention: Impact of Social Marketing Campaigns on Attitudes and Behaviors related to HIV Testing and Biomedical Prevention
  • Measuring Trends in the Burden of Neonatal Herpes Infection in New York City; a Comparison of Eight years of Administrative and Public Health Surveillance Data
  • Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with TB Mortality in NYC
  • Using Electronic Health Records for Population Health Research
  • Pneumonia-associated hospitalizations in NYC
  • Alcohol and Drug-related Hospitalizations among WTC Health Registry Enrollees, 2000 to 2010

Public Health – Seattle & King County Projects

  • Children’s Health Profile
  • King County Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program quality assurance site visit analysis
  • Seattle's Yesler Terrace Redevelopment: Assessing the Impact of Multi-Sector Strategies on Redevelopment Plans and Community Health
  • Mortality Trends in Hepatitis C
  • Health Service Utilization Patterns among School-Based Health Centers in Seattle and King County
  • Population Impact of School-based Healthy Eating Policies, Systems and Environment Change Strategies