Selected Capstone Projects, UAB PPC
2006-2011

Trainee Name

  

Capstone Title 

  

Description 

         
Clarence Harris (SW); Jerry King (RT); Kara Lanfair (SW); Jessica Alvarez (NUT); Sarah Torsch (NUR)
(2006)
 

The Health Insurance Disparity of Latino Children in the United States: a Data and Literature Review

  Presented at the Alabama MCH Leadership Network Seminar, Birmingham, AL. April, 2006.
   
Clarence Harris (SW); Jerry King (RT); Kara Lanfair (SW); Jessica Alvarez (NUT); Sarah Torsch (NUR)
(2006)
  Actively Seeking Improved Health: Being on the Offensive   Conference for the Jefferson County Department of Public Health pediatric nurses. Trainees plan and implement all aspects including speaker selection, obtaining CEUs, recruiting sponsors, etc. Sessions on Screening for Common Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health Issues in a Medical Setting-"How To" and Then What?"; Prevention of Severe Hyperbilirubinemia and Kernicterus-What Every Nurse Needs to Know; The Case for Evidence-Based Practice; identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Adolescents; New Trends in Street Drugs. Birmingham, AL. May 12, 2006.
   
Gulnur Com (MD)(2007)   Synthetic PPAR-y ligands inhibit TGF-B-induced myofibroblastic features in human lung fibroblast through down regulation of ERK MAP kinase signaling   Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175: A336, 2007.
   
Earnestine Doubek (RT); Jasmine Hoggle (NUR); Laura McLester (SW); Juanicca Wedgeworth (SW)(2007)   Differences in Infant Mortality Rates Based on Maternal Healthcare Funding   Poster presentation. Presented at Civitan Center (LEND) Simpson-Ramsey Lecture Day, Birmingham, AL. April 2007; presented at the UAB Minority Health Conference, Birmingham, AL. May 2007.
   
Earnestine Doubek (RT); Jasmine Hoggle (NUR); Laura McLester (SW); Juanicca Wedgeworth (SW)
(2007)
 

Roadmap to Community Health

Nursing Conference 2007

  Conference for the Jefferson County Department of Public Health pediatric nurses. Trainees plan and implement all aspects including speaker selection, obtaining CEUs, recruiting sponsors, etc. Sessions on Influenza Update 2007; Technology and Childhood Obesity; Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening; Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Bullying; Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Asthma. Birmingham, AL. May 11, 2007.
   
Haley Westbook, (NUT)(2008)   Relationship Between BMI, Nutrition Knowledge, and Daytime Sleepiness in a Pediatric Population Suffering from OSA Syndrome   Abstract and poster presentation at the American Dietetic Association's Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Denver, CO, 2009.
Published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol 109, Issue 9, Supplement pA38, September 2009.
   
Kimberly Baxter (NUT); Krishna Desai (Med Term Trainee); Sarah Dodd (SW); Chrissy Feeley (NUR); Bridget Gilley (SW); Haley Westrook (NUR); Riva McAlpine (RT); Andrea Smith (NUR)(2008)  

Youth and Teen issues.com: Nursing Access to Child Success

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  Conference for the Jefferson County Board of Education school nurses. Trainees plan and implement all aspects including speaker selection, obtaining CEUs, recruiting sponsors, etc. Sessions on Sexual Abuse Assessment and Referral; Teen Sexual Exposure; Adolescent Substance Abuse; Current Trends in Youth Culture; Self-Mutilation/Cutting.
Birmingham, AL, May 22, 2008.