Global WACh

April 28, 2020

Global WACh Capstone Poster “Zoom-posium”

In light of social distancing guidelines to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in Seattle, Global WACh is hosting a virtual poster session on Friday, May 29th from 10:30 AM-12:15 PM to showcase and celebrate the research achievements and service of graduating students of the Graduate Certificate in Global Health of Women, Adolescents, and Child Health (Global WACh Graduate Certificate Program).  This year’s event is open to only Global WACh faculty, staff, and students; capstone faculty advisors and peers who assisted with students’ projects; and students currently enrolled in the certificate program.

Eleven students will be summarizing learning experiences and outcomes of their required 90-hour capstone projects that focus on the health and well-being of women, adolescents, and children. Each student presenter will showcase their posters and answer questions from attendees. Students represent the following Schools and Departments: Global Health, Health Services, Nursing, and Pharmacy.

Below is a preview of the event timeline and students’ presentation titles.  Click on the links to read profiles of our incredible students.








10:30-10:35 AM Welcome remarks and student introductions by Dr. Certificate Director, Dr. Anjuli Wagner and Certificate Manager, Stephanie Edlund-Cho
10:35-10:40 AM Hannah Atlas, MPH Global Health Clinical characteristics and health seeking behaviors among high-risk children 2-23 months with acute non-bloody diarrhea presenting to facilities in Western Kenya
10:40-10:45 AM Edgar Calderon, MPH Global Health A look at visual materials with IV/VAW prevention messages in Vaupes, Colombia
10:45-10:50 AM Jean-Jacques Kayembe, MPH Global Health Reducing Maternal Mortality and Building Health Workers Capacities: Emergency Obstetric & Neonatal Care using PRONTO training program in Lubumbashi, D.R Congo
10:50-11:00 AM Q&A Session
11:00-11:05 AM Nina Nganga, MPH Global Health Flow mapping HIV testing in maternal-child health and family planning clinics in Kenya
11:05-11:10 AM Lisa Wiggins, MPH Global Health Sauti ya Vijana: Ethical Challenges Engaging Diverse Adolescents in Care Using WhatsApp and Respondent-Driven Sampling
11:10-11:15 AM Briana Williams, MPH Global Health Situational Analysis of Cervical Cancer Services at MRF in Trinidad
11:15-11:25 AM Q&A Session
11:25-11:30 AM Break
11:30-11:35 AM Junyi Zhang, MPH Health Services Water Insecurity Issues Faced by Families with Children Staying at Pediatric Wards in Uganda Health Facilities
11:35-11:40 AM Richard Lee, PharmD Assessing Immunization Program Strategies: An Exploratory Learning Experience with PATH in Collaboration with GAVI
11:40-11:50 AM Q&A Session
11:50-11:55 AM Katrina Perez, DNP-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Nursing Engagement Tools for Implementation of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Inpatient Care Pathway
11:55 AM-12:00 PM Hannah Bridgeland, DNP-Family Nurse Practitioner Community-Driven Health Education: A Global Health Approach
12:00-12:06 PM Q&A Session
12:06-12:15 PM Closing remarks and wrap up