Student Research Showcase 2022

The College of Health and Human Development hosted the 2nd Annual Student Research Showcase on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 10 AM - 3 PM.  Twenty-seven undergraduate and graduate students shared their research projects during a hybrid event, with virtual oral presentations and  in-person poster sessions. 

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCEPDF File Opens in new window

 


 

detailed schedule of presentations

Presentation Sessions

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Oral Presentation Room #1 (10:00 - 10:50 AM)

Moderator:  Dr. Joshua Yang (Public Health)

 

Approximate Start Time
Presenter(s)           
Department/ School Presentation Title Mentor(s)               
Abstract
10:00
Merna Akhnoukh
Public Health
Policy Analysis on Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt
Dr. Mojgan Sami
Akhnoukh AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
10:15
Justine Gonzalez
Public Health
"I'm Scared of Failing": Exploring the Relationship Between Mindfulness, Stress, And Mental Health Among Undergraduate Nursing Students
Dr. Portia Jackson Preston and
Dr. Christine Vu
Gonzalez AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
10:30
Scout Stanley, Blake Ohm, and Jocelyn Brown
School of Nursing
A Perioperative Opioid Reduction in Orthopedic Spine Surgeries
Dr. Sarah Giron
Stanley et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window

 

Oral Presentation Room #2 (11:00 - 11:50 AM)

Moderator:  Dr. Kristina Fortes (Nursing)

 

Approximate Start Time
Presenter(s)           
Department/ School Presentation Title Mentor(s)               
Abstract
11:00 Sherry Barillas Social Work The Relationship Between Substance Dependency and Depression Among Older Adults Dr. Brittany Eghaneyan Barillas AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
11:15

Carla Morris and

Kristy Abel
School of Nursing The Effect of Hyperoxia on the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery Patients Dr. Rachel McClanahan Morris et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
11:30 Regina Merrill Public Health Mental Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Public Health Graduate (MPH) Students Entering the Field Dr. Mojgan Sami Merrill AbsractPDF File Opens in new window

 

Oral Presentation Room #3 (11:00 - 11:50 AM)

Moderator:  Dr. Michelle Ramos (Child and Adolescent Studies)

 

Approximate Start Time
Presenter(s)           
Department/ School Presentation Title Mentor(s)               
Abstract
11:00
Presley Moffett
Child and Adolescent Studies
Why Lead? Supporting Student Leadership in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Dr. Nancy Watkins
Moffett AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
11:15
Nancy Perez Sanchez and Alondra Cervantes
Child and Adolescent Studies
Exploring School-based Services for Latinx Children & Families
Dr. Guadalupe Diaz Lara
Perez Sanchez et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

 

All poster sessions will take place on the 2nd Floor Patio of the Education Classroom (EC) Building. 

 

Poster Presentation Session #1 (12:00 - 12:50 PM)

Presenter(s) Department / School Presentation Title Mentor(s) Abstract
Allyson Blanco
Child and Adolescent Studies
Adolescents' Experiences with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Testing Gender Differences and Associations with Depressive Symptoms and Anxiety 
Dr. Lupita Espinoza
Blanco AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Jocelyn Gutierrez
Public Health
The Role of Culture in How First-Generation BIPOC Students Cope with Stress
Dr. Portia Jackson Preston
Gutierrez AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Abigail Makary
School of Nursing
Engaging Patients with Diabetes Using a Mobile Application
Dr. Jill Berg
Makary AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Yazmin Rojas Cameron
Social Work
What Are the Protective and Risk Factors for Depression After Pregnancy Among Women of Low Socio-Economic Status?
Dr. Erica Lizano
Rojas Cameron AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Monica Avila
Public Health
Vitamin D Levels, COVID-19, And Chronic Disease in the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Population
Dr. Archana McEligot
Avila AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Andrea Sadek
Human Services
Exploring the Impact of Utilizing Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers (DIRC) on Academic Success for Human Services Seniors
Dr. Ioakim Boutakidis
Sadek AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Alicia Springfield, Liliana Vazquez and Samantha Leggis
Kinesiology
The Influence of Physical Spaces on Infant Posture and Physical Activity within the First Year of Life
Dr. Do Kyeong Lee
Springfield et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Sofia Guzman
Public Health
The Impact of Race on the Incidence of Ovarian Cancer in Young Women
Dr. Alice W. Lee
Guzman AbstractPDF File Opens in new window

 

Poster Presentation Session #2 (1:00 - 1:50 PM)

Presenter(s) Department / School Presentation Title Mentor(s) Abstract
Chrismarie Gooneratne
Public Health
Association Between Household Overcrowding and COVID-19 Incidence Rate in Orange County, California
Dr. Pimbucha Rusmevichientong
Gooneratne AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Diana Lerner
School of Nursing
Procalcitonin: Practicing Antibiotic Stewardship in a Pediatric ICU
Dr. Margaret Brady
Lerner AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Teresa Martin
School of Nursing
Caregiving Lifelines: Understanding the Patient and Caregiver Perspective
Dr. Rose Sakamoto
Martin AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Annalise Wintz
Social Work
The Relationship Between Family Rejection and Sexual Exploitation Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults
Dr. Erica Lizano
Wintz AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Viet Anh Ho
Counseling
Historical Trauma and Memory-Work: A Counseling Perspective
Dr. Joseph Cervantes
Ho AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Berenice Vences
Public Health
A Qualitative Study on Technology Training Workshop Series
Dr. Lilia Espinoza
Vences AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Jasmine Huynh
Public Health
Exploring First-Generation Student Awareness of the Available Career Resources for Post-Graduation Success in the Department of Public Health
Dr. Ioakim Boutakidis and Dr. Su Swarat
Huynh AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Jasmine Matsumoto
Public Health
"We Can't Do Everything"
Dr. Portia Jackson Preston
Matsumoto AbstractPDF File Opens in new window

 

Poster Presentation Session #3 (2:00 - 2:50 PM)

Presenter(s) Department / School Presentation Title Mentor(s) Abstract
Nalani Furumoto and Honoka Yamamoto
Public Health
Skin Cancer Knowledge and Sun Protection Behaviors of College Students in the United States
Dr. Lilia Espinoza
Furumoto et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Desiree Montanez
Social Work
The Relationship Between School Type and School Setting on Student Support Services during COVID-19
Dr. Erica Lizano
Montanez AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Michelle Ziko
Social Work
The Relationship Between Experiences in Foster Care and Involvement in Criminal Behavior Among Transition-Age Foster Youth
Dr. Gordon Capp
Ziko AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Christine Kim and Jenna Wong
Child and Adolescent Studies
Assessment of Heritage Bilinguals’ Language and Literacy Skills
Dr. Natsuki Atagi
Kim et al. AbstractPDF File Opens in new window
Keyla Sanchez
Human Services
University Hour
Dr. James Ruby
Sanchez AbstractPDF File Opens in new window

 

 


 

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