School Health Evaluation and Research

Migration and Health

Policy Briefs Developed by Students in Humbio122M

 

HIV Prevention and Treatment Amongst Asian-Americans Siyou Song [PDF]

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At the time of writing this paper, Siyou Song was a senior at Stanford University. She majored in Human Biology wiht a concentration in Physiology and Biochemistry. (2017)

 

Mental Health in Vietnamese American Refugees: Looking at Barriers to Resources and Interventions [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, James Huynh was a senior at Stanford University. He majored in Human Biology with a concentration in Cross Cultural Medicine.

 

 

The Need for National Policy on Medical Translators [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, Nancy Miles...

 

 

 

Examining Communicable Disease in the Context of Natural Disaster Learning from the Haitian Earthquake to Establish Surveillance Among Displaced Populations [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, Annie Rempel was in the first year of a co-terminal master's degree through Stanford's Earth Systems program. After graduating in 2014 with a B.A. in Human Biology, Annie is pursuing a master's degree to explore how the environment impacts human health.

 

Mexican Female Undocumented Farmworkers: A Triple Threat of Vulnerability and Discrimination [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, Sasha Herbst de Cortina was a senior at Stanford University graduating with a degree in Human Biology with a concentration in Disease and Global Health. Her goals are the enter the field of medicine and serve underserved communities both in the United States and abroad.

 

Access to Family Planning in Refugee Camps [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, Lauren Wedekind...

 

 

 

Examining Women’s Health Issues Among Quechua Speakers in Peru [PDF] 06/03/2015

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At the time of writing this paper, Jennifer Nguyen was a coterminal student at Stanford majoring in Latin American Studies. Prior to this year, she completed her undergraduate degree in medical anthropology. Jennifer's passions lie at the intersection of culture and medicine with a focus on communities from and within Latin America. Jennifer hopes to become physician and to work with indigenous Quechua speaking communities in the future after taking a year of Quechua.

 

2014 Class

Working Condition Reform for Migrant Child Farmworkers [PDF] 06/05/2014

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At the time of writing this paper, Crystal Bryan was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Child Health Disparities within American Health Policy. Crystal hopes to get a Master of Public Health one day and use it to influence the policy community to improve the lives of a variety of underserved populations in America.

The Health of Migrant Oaxacan Farm Workers in California [PDF] 06/05/2014

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At the time of writing this paper, Carolina Ornelas was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in health disparities in gender and ethnicity. Her passion lies in community health and aspires to one day be a physician.

 

Migration Within Africa: An Intracontinental Investigation [PDF] 06/05/2014

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At the time of publication, Laura Potter was a senior graduating with a B.A. in Human Biology and an area of concentration in Medical Anthropology and Infectious Diseases. An avid peer health educator, she spent her four years at Stanford volunteering with HIV*PACT, the SHPRC, and 5-SURE to promote student health and safety on campus and with Arbor Free Clinic and LGBT MERG off campus, while her summers were spent delving into clinical research on HIV/AIDS and sexual and gender identity minority health from Boston to Cape Town, South Africa. After graduation, Laura aspires to attend medical school and work to increase access to competent, quality healthcare for underserved and minority populations.

 

Is Obesity Part of Acculturation? [PDF] 06/05/2014

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At the time of writing this paper, Katherine Scavo was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Public Health and Healthcare Disparities. Through her role as a Peer Health Educator and through the Human Biology coursework, she became interested in the importance of personal interaction and compassion in health and wellness. Post-graduation, she hopes to further her interest of patient care and receive a Masters in Public Health or Healthcare Management.

 

CHILDREN AT CAMP: HEALTH IMPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN LIVING IN REFUGEE CAMPS [PDF] 06/09/2014

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At the time of writing this paper Alia Yaghi was a junior majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Cross-Cultural Medicine. She aspires to become a pediatric physician and work with underserved minority populations. She is particularly interested in alleviating health disparities through cultural competency and cultural humility education.

 

Health Disparities Among Undocumented Workers in the United States [PDF] 06/10/2014

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At the time of writing this paper, Mica Soriano was a senior at Stanford University majoring in Biology.  She plans to continue on to medical school after graduation and hopes to work in underserved areas in the future.

 

Inside Mexico's Maquiladoras: Manufacturing Health Disparities [PDF] 06/11/2014

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At the time of writing this paper, Stephanie Navarro was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Community Health and Health Care.  Stephanie has aspirations of being a pediatrician serving her hometown community of San Diego, CA, where migration is a key component of daily life.

 

2013 Class

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Crossing for Care: Why Americans Leave the United States for Health Care [PDF] 06/03/2013

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At the time of writing this paper, Andie Taylor was a junior at Stanford University, majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Disease Causation and Children's Health. Though she grew up in a suburb of Seattle - far from the Mexican border - her interest in public health inspired this investigation of migrant and border health. She is a member of the Stanford Women's Swim Team and plans to pursue a career in medicine.

 

Changing Diets: From East to West, Examining Chinese Immigrant Acculturation through Food Choices [PDF]

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At the time of writing this paper, Chrystal Lau was a sophomore at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Children’s Health and Nutrition in Under-Served Communities. Her interests go beyond science and health, though, as she is also passionate about education, art, and music. Post-graduation, Chrystal hopes to continue on to medical school and to one day become a pediatrician.

 

Labor Trafficking in California [PDF] 06/04/2013

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At the time of writing this paper, Iris Jovel was a graduating senior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Urban and Community Health. She hopes to continue focusing on the social issues of health and health policy in medical school.

 

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At the time of writing this paper, Alex Heaney was in the Stanford class of 2014 majoring in Human Biology. She is specifically interested in the impact of climate change on human health, and is about to begin her honors research on the impact of climate change on Maasai Migrants in Tanzania. After Stanford, she hopes to continue on to graduate school in either public health or epidemiology.

 

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Labor Trafficking in Dubai: A Case Study [PDF] 06/04/2013

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At the time of writing this paper, Leigh Haldeman was a was a junior at Stanford University, studying Psychology and Sociology. She plans to become a nurse in the future, and is interested in working in under served areas. Leigh is a synchronized swimmer on the US National team, works in a clinical psychology lab, and loves cats.

 

Health and Human Rights Along the United States – Mexico Border [PDF] 06/05/2013

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At the time of writing this paper, Natalie Hernandez was a junior at Stanford University pursuing a degree in Human Biology with a concentration in Genes and Environment in Disease Causation. She is interested in border health and immigrants' rights, and aspires to attend medical school after graduation.

 

Adolescent Pregnancy among Latina Women in the US: A Summary of Contributing Factors [PDF]

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At the time of writing this paper, Surabhi Nirkhe was a senior majoring in Human Biology at Stanford University with a concentration in Women's Reproductive Health.

 

 

Keeping War Out Of the Womb [PDF] 06/07/2013

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At the time of writing this paper, Kasiemobi Udo-okoye was a , '15, is a Human Biology major fascinated by issues in global health and the intersections of biology and cultural institutions. She hopes to travel the world and have a career in epidemiology.

 

2012 Class

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Health of Vietnamese-American Refugee Adults [PDF] 06/06/12

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At the time of writing this paper, Tim Dang was a junior majoring in Human Biology at Stanford University with a concentration in Preventive Medicine and Community Health.

 

 

Hepatitis B: A Special Risk for the Asian-American Community [PDF] 06/07/12

Fiona Hinze portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Fiona Chan Hinze was a senior at Stanford University, majoring in psychology with an emphasis in health and development. She hopes to pursue graduate study in public health. She thanks Professor Eunice Rodriguez and Kasey Kissick for their helpful review and comments.

 

Sex Trafficking in San Francisco [PDF]

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Kelsey Lloyd

 

 

 

Cancer Screening and Asian American Immigrant Women [PDF] 06/06/12

Clarice Nguyen portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Clarice Nguyen was a junior at Stanford University pursuing a degree in Human Biology with a concentration in Cross-Cultural Medicine. She is interested in the intersection of immigration and social determinants of health.

 

 

Health Status of Haitian-Americans [PDF] 06/07/12

Faradia Pierre portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Faradia Pierre was a graduating senior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology. Her studies have focused on the socio-cultural dimensions of health and illness. She will be teaching high school biology after graduation.

 

International:

Migration in Southern Africa and the Spread of HIV Infection

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Galaan Dafa

 

The “Brain Drain”: Migration of Healthcare Workers out of sub-Saharan Africa [PDF] 06/06/12

Kasey Kissik portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Kasey Kissick was a senior at Stanford University studying Human Biology with a focus on Global Public Health and Infectious Disease. Post-graduation, she intends to pursue a career in preventive global health.

 

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