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Public Health: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

William Cabin (Public Health) will present three papers in August: “What’s Care Got to Do with It? The Association between Proprietary Ownership and Medicare Home Health Quality of Care” and “New Research on Youth, Aging, and the Life Course ” at the Society for the Study of Social Problems annual meeting; and “Does Ownership Status Affect Quality in Home Care? Exploring the Unexplored” at the American Sociological Association annual meeting.

Alka Dev (Public Health) received a three-year fellowship in demography offered by the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR) starting fall 2012.
 
Lauren Dinour (Public Health) won a Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grant.
 
Elizabeth Fuentes (Public Health) won a 2011 Annual Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship.
 
Sonia K. Gonzalez (Public Health) and Allan Uribe (Public Health) presented “Early Findings: Urban Young Women of Color Are Weary of Social and Mobile Media” at the fifth annual ISIS Conference on New Media, Youth, and Sexual Health (Sex Tech) in March 2012.
 
Sonia Gonzalez (Public Health) won a 2011 Annual Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship.
 
Amy Kwan (Public Health) won a 2012 Globalization, Health, and Social Justice Fellowship sponsored by the GC’s DPH and DNS programs, as well as a Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grant, and she coauthored, with D. Romero, S. Nestler, and N. Cohen, “Impact of the Closure of a Large Urban Medical Center: A Quantitative Assessment (Part II),” in the Journal of Community Health.

Amy Kwan (Public Health) and Justin Swearingen (Public Health) coauthored, with D. Romero, S. Nestler, and N. Cohen, “Impact of the Closure of a Large Urban Medical Center: A Qualitative Assessment (Part I),” in the Journal of Community Health.
 
Elizabeth A. Lancet (Public Health) coauthored, with Luisa N. Borrell, “Race/Ethnicity and All-Cause Mortality in US Adults: Re-visiting the Hispanic Paradox,” American Journal of Public Health, published online (ahead of print) December 15, 2011. 

Ryan Lee (Public Health) presented his poster project, titled “Oral Health Disparities across the China-North Korea Border: A Comparison between Children in Hunchun, China and Rajin, DPRK,” at the Global Health Conference in November 2011 in Montreal.
 
Sungwoo Lim (Public Health) coauthored, with A. Levanon Seligson, F. M. Parvez, C. W. Luther, M. P. Mavinkurve, I. A. Binswanger, and B. D. Kerker, “Risks of Drug-Related Death, Suicide, and Homicide during the Immediate Post-Release Period among People Released from New York City Jails, 2001–2005” in the American Journal of Epidemiology Advance Access, February 13, 2012.

Pamela Vossenas (Public Health) won the Clara Lemich Public Service Award from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial for her service as director of workplace safety and health at UNITE HERE, a union representing U.S. and Canadian employees in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, and airport industries.
 

Submitted on: APR 17, 2012

Category: Public Health (DPH), Student Honors, Awards, and Publications