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UCSF/Kaiser Permanente Undergraduate Research Internship (URI) 2010

URI 2010 Participants

UCSF/Kaiser Women's Health Undergraduate Research Internship

Top row, left-right: Vanita Mistry, Jade Sanders, Jacquelyn Hoffman, Paula Yoffe, Jennifer Pinal, Leah Timbang, Melissa Myo, Abby Cortez, Tiffany Chambers
Bottom row, left-right: Elina Serrano, Melanie Consolacion, Jaspreet Singh, Amy Yu, Kao Thao, Anjelica Mendoza, Jennifer Fung, PhD (mentor)

2010 URI Final Presentations

The 2010 URI interns were mentored in three areas: Medicine, ObGyn and Pediatrics. Here is the list of topics as they were presented at the Internship Symposium in July 2010.

  • Determining Limited English Proficiency in Health Care
  • The Retained Organic Solutes and Clinical Outcomes in Hemodialyis (ROSCO) Study
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Discussions with Latino Patients
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Surveillance
  • Improving Contraceptive Continuation: DepoProvera Use Among High-risk Adolescents
  • The effects of nonoxynol-9 on endometrial epithelial celis:potential relevance to HIV transmission
  • The Role of Aliopregnanolone, a Neurosteroid, on Neuroinflammation
  • Examining the Impact of a Three Month Lifestyle and Exercise Intervention for Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on Body Image, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and Self Reported Modified Ferriman-Galiway Scores (MFG)
  • EPIC Summer: Contributing to the Expanded Prenatal Testing Options and Informed Choice Study
  • Growth Factor Receptor Function in Oocyte Maturation
  • Characterization of Meiotic Progression in Zip3 Knock Out Mutant of S. cerevisiae
  • Comparing the perinatal outcomes between IVF-conceived and spontaneously-conceived of infants born at 3S weeks gestation
  • Beverage Consumption Patterns in Children Ages 2–5

Read about the Women’s Health Undergraduate Research Internship 2009 here.

2009 WHURI interns pictured with their mentors
Back row: Marie Palo, Veronica Gonzalez, Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS, Camille Roque, Sharon Weiner, CNM, MPH, Minerva Pineda, Norma Ruiz, Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, Nhi Tran, Diana Laird, PhD
Front Row: Jennifer Poeng, Christina Nguyen, Monique Goudeau, Thet Wai.
Photos: Brian Auerbach

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