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Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy awards Cordeiro Health Policy Summer Research Grants

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The Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy has announced the 2010 recipients of the Cordeiro Health Policy Summer Research Grants. Rising seniors pursuing a secondary field in health policy are eligible for the grants, which allow students to get a head start on their senior theses or research projects related to health policy.

The nine recipients, including their field of study and thesis/research project title, are listed below:

Madeleine Ballard, social studies, “Songs of Survival: Evaluating the Role of Jeliw in HIV/AIDS Prevention in Mali”

Eric “Ricky” Hanzich, government, “In His Honor, Without His Proposals: The Impact of Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s Absence from the Health Care Reform Debate of 2009-2010”

Christine Kaufmann, history and science, “Farm Security Administration’s Medical Care Programs as a Component of New Deal Health Care Reforms”

Katherine Kim, human evolutionary biology, “A Phylogenetic Comparative Analysis and Modeling of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Primates”

Phoebe Kuo, molecular and cellular biology, “Evaluating the Frequency and Necessity of Emergency Transfer of Hand Patients”

Sarah Maxwell, social anthropology, “Senegalese Immigrants in America: Health and Social Consequences of Immigration”

Abigail Schiff, molecular and cellular biology, “Cardiovascular Outcomes as a Marker of Inequality in the Chilean Health System”

Michelle Seslar, sociology, “Social Factors Contributing to Poor Treatment Adherence in Diabetes Patients”

Jonathan Warsh, government, “Cancer Politics: Interest Groups, Media, Public Opinion and the National Cancer Institute”