Graduate Student Research Day


Each spring for the past 30 years, the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences has hosted Graduate Student Research Day, an event celebrating the research of our graduating master's students and BEBTEH Trainees. This year, on Tuesday, May 23rd we will highlight projects representing all of our academic program areas. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
South Campus Center, Room 316

2:30 - 5:00pm
Student Poster Session and Reception
Posters by graduating masters students, selected doctoral students, and senior fellows will be on display.

2:30pm - Welcome - Mike Yost, Chair

2:35 - 3:35pm - Student Oral Presentations 
Presentations by Omenn, Outstanding Student and Castner Award winners.
Heather Fowler - 2017 PhD Omenn Award Winner
David K. Scoville - 2016 PhD Castner Award Winner
Magali Blanco - 2017 Outstanding Master's Student & 2016 Master's Castner Award Winner
Miriam Calkins - 2017 PhD Castner Award Winner
Marissa Baker - 2017 Oustanding PhD Student 

DEOHS Student Posters

Eric Barton - Occupational & Environmental Medicine, MPH 
An Analysis of the Association Between Obesity and Work Productivity Impairment Among King County Workersa
Spencer A. Birch - Exposure Science, MS
Evaluation of PAH Metabolites as Biomarkers for Wood Smoke Exposure
Magali Blanco - Exposure Science, MS
Real-Time Particle Monitoring of Pesticide Drift  from Two Different Orchard Sprayers
Meagan Deviaene - Environmental Health, MS
Endogenous Positive Controls for Infectious Disease Diagnosis by Oral Swabbing
Kim L. Doughty - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH
Peligros en el Bosque: Health and Safety Training Fotonovelas
Jill Falman - Environmental Health, MS
Evaluation of Secondary Concentration Methods for Poliovirus Detection in Wastewater
Samuel House - Exposure Science, MS
Occupational Falls in Non-Construction Industries
Kevin Heffern - Environmental Toxicology, MS
Metal-induced Olfactory Sensory Neuron Death and Regeneration in Zebrafish
Elena Jaffer - Environmental Health, MS
Surveillance of Enteric Viruses and Microbial Indicators in Seattle Area Waters
Staci Kvak, BSN, RN - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH
Generalized Workplace Harassment in Nurses in the Philippines and its Effects on Well-being
Anika Larson - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH 
3rd-Generation Cephalosporin Resistance in Retail Meat from the U.S. National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)
Wonil Lee - Exposure Science, MS 
Fatigue Prediction for Construction Workers in Material Handling Activities Using Wearable Sensors
Seth McGrew - Environmental Health, MS
Using Mixed Effects Models to Reassess a 1972 Toxicological Study of Chlorpyrifos Exposure in Humans
Mikkie Nakamura - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH 
Creating Teaching Materials for US-bound Filipinos Permanent Immigrant Workers
Esi Nkyekyer - Occupational & Environmental Medicine, MPH 
Opioid and Benzodiazepine use and Risk of Occupational Injury
Allyson O'Connor  - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH
Meeting the Challenges of Reaching Low-Wage Workers in a One-Hour Health and Safety Curriculum
Brooke Reynolds - Exposure Science, MS
Kali Turner - Environmental & Occupational Health, MPH
Occupational Injuries of Aquaculture Workers in Washington State
Chen Wu - Exposure Science, MS
Health Risk Estimation for Unregulated DBPs in Chloraminated Drinking Water
Emily Zamzow - Exposure Science, MS

Measuring Urinary Hydroxylated PAH Metabolites as Exposure Biomarkers to Diesel Exhaust in Underground Miners


Biostatistics, Epidemiologic, Bioinformatic Training in Environmental Health (BEBTEH) Trainee Posters

Jamaica Robinson - Epidemiology, PhD
Urinary Cadmium and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in the Women's Health Initiative Bone Mineral Density Study
David Whitney - Biostatistics, PhD
Clustering of Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Los Angeles
Eliane Thaines Bodah - Biostatistics, POSTDOC
New Method Application for Markers-Traits Association Studies in Plants: Partial Least Square Regression aids Detection of Simultaneous Correlations
Rachel M. Shaffer - Environmental Toxicology, PhD
Lifestage-Specific Modeling Platform for Adverse Outcome Pathways of Male Reproductive and Developmental Processes
Maitreyee Bose - Biostatistics, POSTDOC
Adaptive Predictive Principal Components for Air Pollution Studies with Multipollutant Exposures
Mei Tessum - Environmental Health, PhD
Mobile and Passive Sampler Measurements to Identify Spatial Distributions of Pollution Sources in Los Angeles
Gillian Tarr - Epidemiology, PhD
Concordance Between Case Definitions and Public Health Reporting of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Infections