Davis Lecture, Scholars Day highlight important research
Woodruff Health Sciences Center | April 16, 2019
Tonda L. Hughes delivered the Hugh P. Davis Lecture, “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Research Career Focused on a Stigmatized and Marginalized population.”
2019 Scholars Day Poster Contest winners were announced just after the lecture.
Undergraduate Winner: Jenny Choe – “Worship Service Modifications to Support African American Families with Dementia”
Master’s Winner: Danielle Dimicali – “Barriers and Promoters to Initializing and Sustaining Breast Feeding Among African American Women”
Doctoral Winner: Ronald Eldridge – “Are We Understanding Career Mortality? A Mediation Model Shows a Larger Impact from Smoking”
From left to right: Jordyn Seidman, Jenny Choe, Danielle Dimicali, Assistant Prosfessor Sara Edwards, Associate Prof. Ursula Kelly and Sarah Belcher. (Not pictured: Ronald Eldridge)
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Poster Contest winners were also announced.
Graduate and Postgraduate Sigma Theta Tau Winner: Sarah Belcher – “Associations Among Self-management Behavior, Distress, Financial Toxicity and Functional Health Pathways in Adult Survivors of Multiple Primary Cancers”
Undergraduate Sigma Theta Tau Winner: Jordyn Seidman – “Eliminate the Undesirables: The Silencing of the African American Narrative at Georgia’s Central Hospital 1950-1972”