School Health Evaluation and Research

Social Programs and Policies and Health

Policy Briefs Developed by Students in Humbio122M

 

Earliest Prevention, Minimal Cost: Identifying Early Educational Determinants of Adult Health Status [PDF]

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At the time of writing this Policy Brief Min Cheol Kim was a Senior at Stanford University, majoring in Electrical Engineering.

 

 

Reclaiming Stolen Gains:Minimum Wage and Health in California [PDF]

About the Author:

At the time of writing this Ildemaro Gonzalez was a Junior at Stanford majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Population Health and Social Medicine. He is passionate about serving immigrant, LGBTQ+, and Latinx communities through health advocacy and social justice action.

 

Unified Training Program to Aid the Unemployed [PDF]

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At the time of writing this document, Christian Choe was a senior studying chemical engineering. He will pursue a PhD in bioengineering at Stanford to study protein engineering

 

Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Tobacco-Related Health Outcomes [PDF]

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At the time of writing this document, Ashley Watson was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology, concentrating in human physiology.

 

 

Thinning Out the Obesity Epidemic: Examining the Effects of a Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages [PDF]

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At the time of writing this document, Abby Lebovitz was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology.

 

 

The Impacts of Parental Involvement Laws in Cases of Minors Seeking Abortion [PDF] 03/08/2016

Jackie Tran portrait

About the Author:

At the the time of writing this document, Kamaria Taylor was a senior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in The Social Determinants of Adolescent Development." She loves learning about how we shape the worlds of young people and is interested in working with them in the future

An Examination of the Treat- ment Foster Care Oregon Pre- schoolers (TFCO-P) Program on the Health and Development of Foster Children [PDF] 03/08/2016

Martine Madill portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this document, Martine Madill was a senior at Stanford University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Human Biology. She is particularly interested in public health, prevention, and the social determinants of health. Following these passions, Martine hopes to work as a physician and advocate for underserved populations in healthcare.

Policy Brief: How School Connectedness Matters for Health, and the Role Community Schools Have to Play [PDF] 03/08/2016

Jordyn Irwin portrait

About the Author:

Jordyn Irwin is a senior majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Improving Health in Underserved communities. She is passionate about understanding and addressing health disparities, especially through education and health advocacy. Jordyn hopes to pursue a career in medicine and public health.

Housing Challenges Faced by the Undocumented Immigrant Population[PDF] 03/08/2016

Tatiana Baquero
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Examining the effect of school programs on childhood obesity[PDF] 03/08/2016

Maeve
White portrait

 

 


Inequalities in Air Pollution in the San Francisco Bay Area[PDF] 03/14/2015

Carolina Ornelas portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Carolina Ornelas was a senior 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.

An Examination of the Effects of U.S. School Nutrition and Food Service Programs on Child Nutrition and Obesity[PDF] 03/13/2015

Jackie Tran portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this document, Jackie Tran was a junior studying Human Biology with a concentration in Public Health Policy and a minor in Economics. Considering her interest in health policy and health economics, she plans to pursue Master's degrees in both public health and business administration and hopes to work in the ever-changing healthcare field in the future.

 

Health Outcomes of Building Resilience in Youth[PDF] 03/14/2015

Jackie Tran portrait

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At the time of writing this document, Jason Khoo was ...

 

 

Can Schools Prevent Childhood Obesity?[PDF] 03/14/2015

Crystal Bryan portrait

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At the time of writing this document, Crystal Bryan was ...

 

 

Impact of the Section 202 Program on Elderly Health[PDF] 03/14/2015

April Alcantara portrait

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At the time of writing this document, April Alcantara was ...

 

 

Examining The Medical Home: A Solution To ACA[PDF] 03/14/2015

Apurva Khedagi portrait

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At the time of writing this document, Apurva Khedagi was ...

 

 

How To Address the High Suicide Rates Among Native American and Alaskan Native Youth[PDF] 03/14/2015

Carly Chiwiwi portrait

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At the time of writing this document, Carly Chiwiwi was ...

 

 

Access to Quality Housing and its Effects on Health[PDF] 03/14/2015

Noel Tum portrait

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At the time of writing this document, Noel Tum was ...

 

 

Home by 11: The Effect of Juvenile Curfews on the Health of Teenagers [PDF] 04/18/2014

Stephanie Navarro portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this document, Stephanie Navarro was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Community Health and Health Care.  Stephanie plans to pursue a career as a pediatrician in community health and hopes that she will be able to return home to San Diego to advocate for the health care San Diego's children.

 

Examining the Effects of Afterschool Programs on Adolescent Pregnancy [PDF] 03/31/2014

Alyssa Thomas portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Alyssa Thomas was a senior majoring in Psychology at Stanford University. With a strong interest in both behavioral sciences and community health, she hopes to obtain an MPH and pursue a career in the Public Health field.

 

Health and Sex Trafficking in Nepal [PDF] 03/25/2014

Eileen Mariano portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this document, Eileen Mariano was a junior at Stanford University, majoring in Human Biology with an Area of Concentration in Global Public Health. Her interest in writing the document "Health and Sex Trafficking in Nepal" stemmed from her three-month journey to Kathmandu in the fall of 2013. While in Nepal, Eileen witnessed the process and effects of human trafficking, something that she will never forget. She hopes that this document will further educate the population about the reality of modern day slavery, specifically in the beautiful country of Nepal.

 

Building Health into Communities: A Smart Solution to Public Health Challenges [PDF] 03/16/2014

Juan Pablo Reynoso portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Juan Pablo Reynoso was a senior majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in the Social Determinants of Health. He is most interested in understanding how community development and environmental health strategies can be used to promote health and well-being, especially in underserved communities. Post-graduation, Juan hopes to pursue a career in public health.

 

Social Determinants of Health: Urban Planning [PDF] 03/14/2014

Leanna Castro portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Leanna Castro was a senior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Preventive Medicine and Child Development.

 

The (Working) Mother: An Analysis of the Social and Health Disparities that Arise from the United States’ Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) [PDF] 03/14/2013

Talon Clayton portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Talon Clayton was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with an Area of Concentration in "Health and Health Policy in Underserved Communities."

 

 

Getting a “Head Start”: The Health Impacts of Preschool Education [PDF] 03/16/2013

Megan Aguilera portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Megan Aguilera was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Social and Biological Determinants of Health.

 

 

Cultivating Health through Community Gardens [PDF] 03/17/2013

Cassandra Montoya portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Cassandra Montoya was currently a senior at Stanford University, majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Health Promotion. She was inspired to research and write about community gardens by her love of gardening, and would like to thank Professor Eunice Rodriguez and Katey Mulfinger for their helpful feedback during the writing of this paper.

 

Health Disparities in American Indians: Lack of Indoor Plumbing Increases Health Problems [PDF] 03/07/2013

Elizabeth Holve portrait

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At the time of writing this paper, Elizabeth Holve was a junior at Stanford, majoring in Human Biology with a concentration Public Health and Infectious Diseases.

 

Soy Bilingüe: Effects of Bilingual Education Policies in California Public Schools [PDF] 03/15/2013

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Paulina Escobedo

 

The Effect of the Harlem Children’s Zone on Decreasing Health and Achievement Disparities [PDF] 03/28/2013

Karla Samaniego portrait

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Karla Samaniego was a junior at Stanford University majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in Children's Development and Health Policy. Post-graduation, she hopes to volunteer abroad and pursue a career in medicine.

 

Necessity of US Unemployment Benefits, Revision of Benefits Program [PDF] 06/06/2013

About the Author:

At the time of writing this paper, Arif Gilani was a junior at Stanford University pursuing a degree in Human Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience. He is interested in exploring the neural circuitry of the brain and also invested in improving health access in developing nations.

 

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