Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Navigate Up
Sign In

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

skip to content | access shortcuts

PHASE : past-projects

Past Projects

Year 11 (2013-2014)

Assessment of School Health Data Collection and Reporting Infrastructure Keely Anderson
State of Maryland: Determining the Health Impact of Reducing Ozone Rates in the Atmosphere in Maryland Yvonne Qifang
Proposed Recommendations for the Treatment of Culture-NegativePulmonary Tuberculosis Yohhei Hamada
Identification of Animal Rabies Virus Variants at the State of Maryland Public Health Laboratory Micheal King
Developing Clinical Quality Management Plan for Ryan White D Program Aleksandra Mihailovic
General Assembly Session Legislative Research and Analysis Paloma Monteros Newcombe
Incidence of Dog Bite-Associated Emergency Department Visits inMaryland, 2008-2012; Financial and Policy Implications Emily Pieracci
Descriptive Analysis of Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Enrollees to Inform Program Management Services Christine Prosperi
Effectiveness of Federal Workforce Programs in Improving Healthcare Access in Maryland Jamilah Shakir
Development of Health Communication Brochure and Toolkit Aimed toIncrease Tobacco Cessation Among the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Population Vini Singh
Building Partnerships to Foster Community Preparedness in Vulnerable Populations: An Outreach Initiative to the Administrations within DHMH and their Constituents
Shini Tsai
The Intersection of Public Health and Policy Kevin Wright
Research of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs and Future Recommendations Yuan Zhao

Year 10 (2012-2013)

Cancer Screening Compliance among Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer (PCCP) Clients with Program Discharge History Ayoka Adams
The Affordable Care Act and Cancer Screening: Implications for Maryland's Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs MavisAsiedu-Frimpong
Determining the Location and Seasonality of Clinically Important Tick Species in Maryland Sean Bialosikunia
Review of Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) and Multidrug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Reporting Requirements in the United States Bryan Dai
Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) Admissions-Related Reduction (ARR) Program Hospital Interventions: Year 1 Findings Julia Green
In Support of Nurses: An Evaluation of Maryland's Nursing Support Program I Miriam Haviland
Asessment of Sexual Healthcare in Maryland Safety Net Provider Sites: Creation of the Sexual Health Integration Network Katherine Jochim
Promoting Effective Tobacco-dependence Treatments in Health Systems Amanda Lee Johnson and Alison Vadnais
Home Health Agency Utilization and Trends in Maryland, 2004-2011 Viva Yan Ma
Care Coordination and Case Management: A Systematic Analysis Manasvini Singh
The role of Telehealth in the Practice of Physical Therapy: Insights for Developing a Regulatory Framework Jesse Song
Maryland MOLST Training Task Force Chen Yu

Year 9 (2011 - 2012)

Public Health Laboratory Surveillance of Tick-borne Diseases Causing Pathogens Marieme Dembele
Geographic and Seasonal Characterization of Tick Populations in Maryland Lauren DiMiceli
City Schools Emergency Preparedness: Lessons in Multi-Agency Stakeholder Advocacy Rehana Gubin
Determining Risks to the Health of Maryland’s Local Jurisdictions Using a Public Health Risk Assessment Tool Amanda E. Mason
The Prevalence of Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaecea in Maryland Acute Care Hospitals Michael McAllaster
Improving risk assessment among contacts exposed to a person with infectious tuberculosis in Maryland Cristina Stoyanov

Year 7 (2009 - 2010)

Strategy to Improve Birth Outcomes in Baltimore City: Addressing Family Planning Services Krista Beckwith
Combining and Examining the 2005, 2007 and 2008 Medical Monitoring Project HIV/AIDS Data Yanfeng Chai
B'more for Healthy Babies: Every Baby Counts on You Saira Malik
Maryland’s Funding Formula and its Impact on Local Health Services Christine O’Malley
Qualitative Assessment of HIV Prevention Needs among Recent African Immigrants in Maryland Sharon Onguti
Integrating Location-based Investigative Tools into Routine TB Contact Investigations in Maryland Malinda Reynolds
Baltimore City Health Department H1N1 Vaccination Campaign in Schools: A Look into Vaccine Coverage Estimates and Program Efficiency Priyanka Vakkalanka
Spatial Analysis of Lyme Disease in Howard County, Maryland Stacy Woods
Public Health Policy in Action: Legislative Internship with Delegate Dan Morhaim Fang Fang Yin

Year 6 (2008 - 2009)

Assessing Lead Exposure in Refugee Children: Maryland Cohort Andria Apostolou, PhD MPH
Integration of a Communicable Disease Screening Program into Local Health Department Services: Seizing Opportunities to Expand Disease Prevention Helen C. Azzam, M.D. MPH
Implementation of the Expanded and Integrated HIV Testing Program in Baltimore City Lena Bloom, MPH
Relationship Between Use of TNF-Alpha Blockers and Tuberculosis in Maryland Jennifer Lam MPH
Identifying Needs and Availability of Care for Medical Monitoring Project 2007 HIV Infected Population in Maryland Chiaki Nakata
Hepatitis C Infection in Baltimore City: A Need for Funding Nichole Nolan, MPH
Blatimore City Health Dept: Unintentional Injury Mortality Needs Assessment Katherine Ostbye, MPH
Implementation of a New Federal Pool and Spa Safety Law: A View from the Field Mohit Pramanik MHS
Emergency Preparedness and Response in Maryland Nicholas Risko, MHS
Feasibility of Introducing Rapid HIV Testing in Baltimore City Oral Health Clinics and School-Based Health Centers Adrienne Shapiro, MPH PhD Candidate
The Impact of the Outbreak Investigation Fundamentals Training Program NiiAmah Stephens, MPH
Gap Analysis for the Ryan White Funded Linkage-To-Care Program Yvonne Tam, MPH

Year 5 (2007-2008)

Maryland AIDS Administration: Ensuring standards of care and quality monitoring Allison B. Belemvire, MPH
Assessing the Relationship Between Lead Exposure and Violence and School Dropout in Baltimore City Dani Saba, MHS
Analysis of Maryland Youth Camp Injury and Illness Reports and Evaluation of the Current Data Collection Parameters Eileen Hederman, MPH
Temporal Trends in HIV Incidence in Baltimore City Jana Jordan, MPH
Recreational Water Illness Outbreaks Involving Interactive Water Features Jaspal "JP" Ahluwalia, MD, MPH
Investigating Lead Levels in Refugee Children in Maryland Joan Coleman, RN, MPH
How Modeled PM 2.5 Values Correlate with Asthma Inpatient Hospitalization in the Baltimore Area Katherine Lin, MHS
Spatial Analysis of Lyme Disease in Howard County, Maryland Margaret K. Doll, MPH
A Qualitative Evaluation of the Maryland Works Worksite Wellness Program Natasha A. Brown, MPH
Tuberculosis Incidence Among High Risk Populations in Maryland Sarah Kerns, PhD, MPH

Year 4 (2006-2007)

Developing an Event-Based Surveillance System Hannah Gehman, MPH
Prevention of and Response to Communicable Disease Outbreaks in Maryland Youth Camps Adena Greenbaum, MPH
An assessment of Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Treatment Pracctice of Providers Serving Individuals with Limited Resources Andrea Jones, MHS
Methods for Improving the Management and Control of Rabies in Maryland Chris Kilby, DVM, MPH
Deveolpmeent of a Survey to Access Disparities in Breast Cancer Care on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Haeseong Park, MPH
The Epidemiology of Salmonella Infections in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area Joanne Caruth, MPH
Impact of Diabetes on Treatment Outcomes Among Maryland Tuberculosis Cases, 2004 - 2005 Tania Tang, MPH
Informing the Public: Risk Communication Recommendations for the Maryland Health Tracking
J. Scott Weier, MPH, MBA
Assessing Preparedness Competency and Training Needs at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Meghan McGinty, MPH, MBA
The Marylandd HIV/AIDS Reporting Act of 2007: A Process Description and Evaluation Candace Feldman, MPH
State of Maryland Syndromic System: Economic Evaluation Model Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, MD, MPH, MBA
Assessment of Immunization Levels in Children in Maryland's Licensed Family Childcare Centers Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH
Giving the Primary Healthcare Providers of Baltimore City ot Provide or Acess Treatment Services for HCV Positive Individuals Christine Williams, MHS
Camp Based Lyme Disease Education and Prevention in Maryland Andrea Sutherland, MD, MPH
Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Diabetes Awareness Activity Rachel Millstein, MHS

Year 3 (2005-2006)

Hepatitis C Screening in Maryland Amina Chaudry, MD,MPH
TB Outbreak Investigation in Fishery Workers, Maryland Casandra Althauser, MPH
Elevated Blood Levels in Children at Age 3 Charles Aloe, MPH
Medical Waste in Maryland Claire Nguyen,JD,MPH
Spatial Analysis of West Nile Virus in Maryland, 2000 - 2005 Emily Henkle, MPH
Accessing the Ability of Hospitals to Report Details of Blood and Body Fluid Exposures Gillian Tarr, MHS
Evaluation of Maryland Youth Suicide (Age 12 - 24) 2003 - 2004 Kimberly Rosendorf,
A view of Public Health Response to Two Pertussis Outbreaks in Maryland: Lessons Learned Kristen George, MPH
Comprehensive Transitional Case Management for Ex-offenders Living with HIV/AIDS in Maryland Melissa Dawalt, MD, MPH
Evaluating the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Response to Hurricane Katrina Ronald Huang, MPH
The Impact of Change in Diagnostic Test Method for STEC Infection Seung-eun Lee, MPH
An Analysis of Injuries in Maryland Summer Youth Camps, Year 2003 Cohort Stacie Waldman, MPH
Perinatal HIV Prevention Stella Lii, MD,MPH
Exploring Partnerships to Enhance Tuberculosis Services for Latinos in Baltimore City Suzy Sacher, MPH

Year 2 (2004-2005)

Incidence of Illness Associated with Recreational Water Contact: Evaluating a Potential Public Health Problem Sharri Hollist, MPH
Survey Development in a State Agency: Satisfaction, Preference & Balancing Interests Melissa Federman, MPH
Epidemiology of Campylobacter Infections in Maryland Stephanie Mickelson, MHS
Is Maryland Prepared? Measuring Domestic Preparedness in the Maryland Public Health System Brian Pinkston, MD, MPH
Syphilis Seroconversion among Incarcerated Individuals Entering the Baltimore City Booking and Intake Center (1998-2003) Rosemary Nabaweesi, MPH and Amy Winkler, MPH
Examination of Key Factors Among Hospital Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Maryland During 2004 Riyadh Muhammad, MD, MPH
The 2004-2005 Influenza Season: Influenza Vaccination Practices by Healthcare Facilities in Maryland Roy Hoffman, MD, MPH

Year 1 (2003-2004)

A Review of Literature Concerning Multiply-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter sp. Outbreaks in Intensive Care Unit Settings April Naegeli, MPH
Tracking Animal Bites in Maryland, 2001-2002 Benjamin Tsoi, MD, MPH
Shigella Infections in Maryland, 1998-2002 Emily Hsiao-Fang Lu, MPH
The Tuberculosis Experience Jessie Torgersen, MHS
SARS: Implications of the Changing Case Definition Gabriel Lai, MHS