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2017 Poster Competition Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Delta Omega Poster Competition.

Please accept our congratulations to all participants for their outstanding work and presentations. The overall winner, Oluwasolape Olawore, ScM, will have the opportunity to present her poster at the upcoming American Public Health Association annual meeting in Atlanta in November. Please join us in congratulating the winners and all the students who participated!

APPLIED/EPIDEMIOLOGY

1st Place and Overall Winner: Oluwasolape Olawore, ScM
Title: Migration, Gender, and HIV Incidence in Rakai, Uganda

2nd Place: Benjamin Ackerman, PhD
Title: Characterizing the Burden of HIV and Specific Vulnerabilities Among Transgender Women Compared to Men Who Have Sex with Men Across Eight Sub-Saharan African Countries

3rd Place: Hilary Robbins, PhD
Title: Cervical Cancer Screening Intervals and Management for Women Living with HIV: A Risk Benchmarking Approach


LABORATORY SCIENCE

1st Place: Jessie Huang, PhD
Title: OR2W3 Ligand and Similar Essential Oil-Derived Monoterpenes Relax Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells via Ca2+ Signaling

2nd Place: Leah Walker, PhD
TitleImpact of Extended Duration of Artesunate on Parasitological Outcome in a Cytocidal Murine Malaria Mode

3rd Place: Kathryn Dalton, Postdoc, MPH 
Title: Comparative Analysis of Techniques for Quantitative Assessment of Staphylococcus aureus Burden in High Prevalence Environments.


POLICY/PRACTICE

1st Place: Pamela Trangenstein, PhD
Title: The Violence Prevention Potential of Reducing Alcohol Outlet Density in Baltimore, Maryland

2nd Place: Paul Nestadt, Postdoc
TitleUrban-Rural Differences in Suicide: The Role of Firearms

3rd Place: Cristina Garcia, PhD
Title: Estimating the Cost of Illness and Risk of Experiencing Catastrophic Expenditures from Hospitalized Pneumonia: the Pneumococcal Invasive Economic Study (PIES) in Nepal Preliminary Result