SUMR Scholars 15: Final Class Photo

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SUMR Scholars 15: Final Class Photo

18 Undergrads Complete Three-Month Health Services Research Course
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(Aug. 12-14, 2015) -- The cohort of Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Scholars (SUMR) ended their three month experience in health services research with a three-day seminar at which each scholar presented the results of their research projects. These ranged from "Identifying the Risk of Acquiring a Respiratory Infection in Pediatric Outpatient Settings" and "Handoffs and Traditions in Critical Care," to "Genetic Testing and Medical Care Use in Cancer" to "Using Community Health Mapping to Promote Cognitive Health" (Also see photo page of scholars and their mentors).

After the final seminar, they gathered for this final photo before heading back to the 13 universities and colleges them came from. [Back row, l to r] Adjoa Mante of Princeton University, Yasmeen Wermers of Emory University, Francisca Bermudez of Princeton, Cristal Lopez of California State University of San Marcos, Mei-Lynn Hua of the University of Texas at Austin, Shanarra Turner of the University of Michigan, Enrique Torres Hernandez of St. Mary's University. [Middle row] Jerome Watts of Haverford College, Safa Browne, SUMR Program Coordinator, Joanne Levy, SUMR Program Director, Oluwatobi Akindoju of Yale University, John Gehlbach of the University of Pennsylvania, and (inset) Kelly McClure of Cornell University. [Bottom row] Anuvrat Jha of Ohio State University, Rathnam Venkat of the University of Pennsylvania, Omar Mansour of Macalester College, Sharonya Vadakattu of the University of Pennsylvania, Brandon McKenzie of Swarthmore College, and Tammy Jiang of Brown University.