Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum (ESRF)

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The Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum (ESRF) is an international symposium held at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) in Miami, Florida. Each year, Public Health Sciences students are selected to present their capstone, thesis, research, and class projects in poster and oral presentations.

2021 ESRF DPHS Winners

DPHS Outstanding Oral Presentation

Daniel Castañeda
A Sociocentric Network Visualization Analysis to Examine Associations Among Work Type, Occupational Risk Factors, and Lifetime Disease Prevalence in Farmworkers

DPHS MD/MPH Outstanding Poster Presentations

Outstanding Poster Presentation First Place Winner
Sebastian Sanchez-Luege
Use of Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Geriatric Blood or Marrow Transplant Survivors

Outstanding Poster Presentation Second Place Winner
Hannah L. Zwiebel
Community High School COVID-19 Physical & Mental Wellness Phone Screening

DPHS MPH & MSPH Outstanding Poster Presentations

First Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MPH/MSPH Programs
Laura G. Acosta
Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Patient Reported Outcomes of Acute Radiation Dermatitis

Second Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MPH/MSPH Programs
William Yang
Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Type I Diabetes During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

DPHS MD/MPH Outstanding TED-like Talks Presentations

First Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MD/MPH Programs
Allison Draper
The Shameful History of Pudendum: Exploring Anatomical Sex Inequality

Second Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MD/MPH Programs
Brandon Rose
Student-Powered Enrollment for SPARK-C: A Novel COVID-19 Testing Collaboration Between the University of Miami, Miami-Dade Mayor’s Office, and Local Municipal Departments

DPHS MPH & MSPH Outstanding TED-like Talks Presentations

First Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MPH/MSPH Programs
Alessandra Maggioni
A Hyperactive 2020 Hurricane Season and the Rampant Spread of COVID-19: Challenges for Protecting Coastal Populations

Second Place Outstanding Poster Presentation MPH/MSPH Programs
Victoria A. Pinilla Escobar
The Effects of a National and Subnational Coordinated Policy Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Colombia

DPHS Best Overall Public Health Sciences Presentation

Darius E. Chyou
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Geospatial Analysis of Organ Procurement Organizations and its Impact on Organ Donations Rates

ESRF Outstanding Clinical Science Oral Presentations

First Place Outstanding Clinical Science Oral Presentation
Kristin N. Gmunder
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (MD student, MS in Biostatistics alumna)
Healthcare Disparities Associated with Demographics are Exacerbated by the Telemedicine Surge During the COVID Pandemic

Second Place Outstanding Clinical Science Oral Presentation
William Yang
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Ph.D student)
The Association of Condom Use with PREP Use and Disclosure of PREP Use Status: A Multilevel Analysis of Latinx MSM Egocentric Sexual Networks

ESRF Outstanding Clinical Science Poster Presentations

Second Place Outstanding Clinical Science Poster Presentation
Ariana L. Johnson
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Ph.D. student)
Patterns of Polydrug Use Topologies Among Latino Male Seasonal Workers in South Florida