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2014-2015 Student Awards

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Fielding School students who were the recipients of academic awards, scholarships, internships, grants or fellowships during the 2014-15 academic year.

Abdelmonem A. Afifi Student Fellowship
Joanna Mimi Choi
Health Policy and Management

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Fellowship
Karleen Giannitrapani
Andrea Morris
Deborah Sophie Snyder
Andrea Sorensen
Claire Than
Caroline Yoo
Health Policy and Management

American College of Toxicology (ACT) North American Graduate Fellowship
Julie Castañeda
Molecular Toxicology IDP

American College of Toxicology (ACT) Student Travel Award
Julie Castañeda
Molecular Toxicology IDP

American Industrial Hygiene Foundation 2015 Lawrence R. Birkner and Ruth K. McIntyre-Birkner Memorial Scholarship
Charlene Nguyen
Environmental Health Sciences

American Industrial Hygiene Foundation General Scholarship
Katherine McNamara
Environmental Health Sciences

American Society of Safety Engineers James P. Kohn Memorial Scholarship
Katherine McNamara
Environmental Health Sciences

Ann G. Quealy Memorial Fellowship
Jennifer Paaske
Christine Tran
Health Policy and Management

Arco Fellowship
Kevin Ng
Mayra Rascon
Health Policy and Management

Breslow Student Writing Competition Grand Prize
Lauren Harrell
Biostatistics
Jacob Beckerman
Community Health Sciences

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Inter-School Training Program in Chronic Diseases
Yu-Hsuan Chuang
Kimberly Paul
Epidemiology

California Wellness Foundation Fellowship
Jackie Leon
Vanessa Rodriguez
Elia Salazar
Devin Saragosa-Harris
Katelyn Tran
Claudia Vargas
Community Health Sciences
Ana Bonilla
Ana Mascareñas
Stephania Olamendi
Environmental Health Sciences
Joel Gonzalez
Jason Williamson
Health Policy and Management

Carolbeth Korn Scholar Award
Alice Villatoro
Health Policy and Management

Celia G. and Joseph G. Blann Fellowship
Anne Fehrenbacher
Community Health Sciences
Geoffrey Hoffman
Health Policy and Management

Child and Family Health Program Fellowship
Melissa Patao
Community Health Sciences
Rosana Chan
Allison Maxwell
Aleksandra Van Loggerenberg
Health Policy and Management

Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Training Grant
Amy Bonilla
Natalie Bradford
Julian Brunner
Anna Davis
Sarah Friedman
Lauren Gase
Geoffrey Hoffman
Charleen Hsuan
William Boyd Jackson
Michelle Keller
Selene Mak
Narissa Nonzee
Andrew Siroka
Diane Tan
Linda Diem Tran
Joseph Viana
Health Policy and Management

David Satcher Opportunity Award
Sonja Perryman
Community Health Sciences

Dean’s Continuing Student Opportunity Award
Gabriel Pimentel
Health Policy and Management

Dean’s Continuing Student Recognition Award
Ejiro Ntekume
Elia Salazar
Claudia Vargas
Community Health Sciences
Natalie Sanchez
Health Policy and Management

Dean’s Global Health Fellowships
Emily Epsten
Jenese Girgis
Carla Hegwood
Angelica Jimenez
Ian MacKenzie
Amy Zaycek
Community Health Sciences
Allyn Auslander
Justin Chien
Epidemiology

Dean’s Leadership Grant
Sophia Hur
Biostatistics
Laura Baetscher
Nadia Borchardt
Jesse Damon
Nancy Guerrero-Llamas
Erin Manalo
Margot Markman
Melissa Medich
Taylor Schooley
Jacqueline Sun
Natalia Woolley
Community Health Sciences
Morgan Caswell
Noelle Watanabe
Environmental Health Sciences
Zuelma Esquivel
Chelsea Shover
Epidemiology
Danielle Andrews
Maria del Sol Rodriguez Avila
Ping Tseng Michelle Chen
Lucy Pagel
Nahal Sabrkhani
Stephanie Tepper
Diane Webber
Health Policy and Management

Dean’s Outstanding Student Award
Lauren Harrell
Biostatistics
Patience Afulani
Community Health Sciences
Sean Banaee
Environmental Health Sciences
Nicole Hoff
Epidemiology
Folasade May
Health Policy and Management

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Iota Chapter
Heidi Fischer
Jacob Konikoff
Shemra Rizzo
Biostatistics
Patience Afulani
Ana Blanco-Cortes
Rachel Brady
Jesse Damon
Anne Fehrenbacher
Ann Le
Erin Manalo
Margot Markman
Sonja Perryman
Goleen Samari
Jacqueline Sun
Community Health Sciences
Sean Banaee
Chitrada Kaweeteerawat
Jennifer Taylor
Noelle Watanabe
Environmental Health Sciences
Gretchen Bandoli
Angela Chow
Reena Doshi
Nicole Hoff
Jennie McKenney
Stephanie Reading
Epidemiology
Danielle Andrews
Catherine Chanfreau
Monica Gross
Ann Kelly
Allison Maxwell
Esmeralda Pulido
Diane Webber
Health Policy and Management

Delta Omega National Poster Competition Award
Matt Beymer
Community Health Sciences

Dissertation Year Fellowship
Lauren Harrell
Shemra Rizzo
Biostatistics
Patience Afulani
Julia Caldwell
Anne Fehrenbacher
Goleen Samari
Community Health Sciences
Aolin Wang
Epidemiology
Geoffrey Hoffman
Health Policy and Management

Dr. Ursula Mandel Scholarship
Hector Alcala
Community Health Sciences

Drabkin/Neumann Global Public Health Field Experience
Ya-Wen Cheng
Zuelma Esquivel
Epidemiology
Ronald Del Castillo
Health Policy and Management

E. Richard (Rick) Brown Social Justice Award
Marina Acosta
Anne Lattime
Health Policy and Management

Eleanor J. De Benedictis Fellowship in Nutrition
Natasha Adams-Young
Community Health Sciences

Eugene Cota Robles Fellowships
Brenda Robles
Community Health Sciences
Maureen McGuirk Sampson
Molecular Toxicology IDP
Courtney Coles
Health Policy and Management

Faucett Catalyst Fellowship
Farah Abdi
Epidemiology

Fielding School of Public Health Nonresident Scholarship
Qian Li
Priscilla Yen
Biostatistics

Foster G. McGaw Scholarship
Michelle Chen
Health Policy and Management

Fred H. Bixby Certificate on Population and Reproductive Health
Melissa Medich
Melissa Papp-Green
Community Health Sciences

Fred H. Bixby Doctoral Fellowship in Population and Reproductive Health
Gretchen Bandoli
Epidemiology

Fred H. Bixby International Internships on Population and Reproductive Health
Irish Del Rosario
Amy Westermann
Community Health Sciences
Cathi Lee
Epidemiology

FSPH Global Health Certificate
Amy Zaycek
Community Health Sciences
Allyn Auslander
Epidemiology

Future Public Health Leaders Award
Jacob Beckerman
Jesse Damon
Nancy Guerrero-Llamas
Margot Markman
Melissa Medich
Alexandra Prince
Community Health Sciences
Carlos Barragan
Shijuan Bian
Larry Lai
Noelle Watanabe
Environmental Health Sciences         
Rishi Das       
Zuelma Esquivel
Evan Shannon
Chelsea Shover
Epidemiology
Danielle Andrews
Maria del Sol Rodriguez Avila
Nahal Sabrkhani
Diane Webber
Health Policy and Management          

Graduate Opportunities Fellowship
Natalie Dickson
Ashley Lewis
Tanya Moreno
Shayla Spilker
Maria Torres Reyes
Community Health Sciences
Carlos Barragan
Environmental Health Sciences
Marisol Arguelles
Epidemiology
Albert Funes
Health Policy and Management

Graduate Research Mentorship Award
Maria-Elena Young
Community Health Sciences
Bryan Moy
Tyler Watson
Environmental Health Sciences
Megan Claire Dillavou
Solomon Makgoeng
Epidemiology
Adriane Wynn
Health Policy and Management

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship
Evan Krueger
ubasri Narasimhan
Maria-Elena Young
Community Health Sciences
Bryan Moy
Tamanna Rahman
Tyler Watson
Environmental Health Sciences
Vivian Alfonso
Claire Bristow
Drew Westmoreland
Epidemiology
Tina Phan
Molecular Toxicology IDP
Adriane Wynn
Health Policy and Management

Health Policy and Management Alumni Association (HPMAA) Award
Kevin Blansit
Claire Crawley
Health Policy and Management

Incoming Student Opportunity Award
Tara Hitzeman
Biostatistics
Natalie Dickson
Amelia Fay-Berquist
Nicole Garcia
Elida Ledesma
Jackie Leon
Ashley Lewis
Andrea Lopez
Chelsea Santos
Sarah Smith
Maria Torres Reyes
Community Health Sciences
Syeda Azeemuddin
Rica Dela Cruz
Epidemiology
Joel Gonzalez
Amarachi Okoro
Nicole Porter
Janani Srikantharajah
Jason Williamson
Health Policy and Management

Joint Statistical Meeting 2015 - Section on Bayesian Statistical Science Student Travel Award
Heidi Fischer
Biostatistics

Judith Blake Memorial Fellowship
Gretchen Bandoli
Epidemiology

Juneal Marie Smith Fellowship in International Nutrition
Tabashir Sadegh-Nobari
Community Health Sciences

Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative Research Fellowship
Sharona Sokolow
Environmental Health Sciences

Interdisciplinary Maternal and Child Health Training Program
Joanna Mimi Choi
Kimberly Narain
Joseph Viana
Health Policy and Management

Max Factor Family Foundation Summer Internship Fund
Tamara Marzouk
Community Health Sciences

Molina Healthcare Student Writing Competition Award
Lauren Harrell
Biostatistics
Jacob Beckerman
Community Health Sciences
Jennifer Beth Taylor
Environmental Health Sciences
Clinton Hall
Epidemiology
Boback Ziaeian
Health Policy and Management

Monica Salinas Fellowship
Stephania Olamendi
Environmental Health Sciences

Monica Salinas Internship in Latino and Latin American Health
Logan Hitchcock
Stephania Olamendi
Environmental Health Sciences
Olivia Aparicio Ramos
Health Policy and Management

Monica Salinas Opportunity Award
Stephania Olamendi
Environmental Health Sciences

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Predoctoral Training Program (California Center for Population Research)
Subasri Narasimhan
Community Health Sciences

National Institute on Aging Predoctoral Training Program (California Center for Population Research)
Danielle Dupuy
Evan Krueger
Mienah Sharif
Community Health Sciences          

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Southern California Education and Research Center Fellowship
Teniope Adewumi
Sean Banaee
George Brogmus
Nu Yu
Chanbopha (Amy) Sen
Calvin Wong
Environmental Health Sciences

National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
Julie Castañeda
Molecular Toxicology IDP

Philip & Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship
Zuelma Esquivel
Epidemiology

Raymond D. Goodman Scholarship
Gregory Watson
Biostatistics
Jennifer Taylor
Environmental Health Sciences

Roemer Health Services Fellowship
Robin Flint
Sara Lin
Ashley Parks
Health Policy and Management

Samuel J. Tibbitts Fellowship
Olivia Ellis
Environmental Health Sciences

Singapore Clinician Investigator Bronze Award, Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2014
Angela Chow
Epidemiology

Toni Yancey Opportunity Award
Jaime Lopez
Community Health Sciences

Tony Norton Memorial Fellowship
Teniope Adewumi
Environmental Health Sciences

Turpanjian Family Educational Scholarship
Vahe Khachadourian
Epidemiology

UCLA Affiliates Award
Bryan Moy
Environmental Health Sciences

UCLA Blum Center Summer Scholars
Erik Pena
Jennifer Zelaya
Community Health Sciences

UCLA Epidemiology Department Fellowship
Vivian Alfonso
Aileen Baecker
Zoe Baker
Gretchen Bandoli
Priya Bhagwat
Claire Bristow
Yan Chai
Chun-Pin Esther Chang
Yu-Hsuan Chuang
Xin Cui
Dvora Davey
Rica Dela Cruz
Reena Doshi
Aline Duarte Folle
Zuelma Esquivel
Matthew Feaster
Adva Gadoth-Goodman
Clinton Hall
Nicole Hoff
Hilary Hsu
Somee Jeong
Daniel Keebler
Diana Khuu
Cynthia Kusters
Chenxiao Ling
Caleb Lyu
Solomon Makgoeng
Kaila McDonald
Jennie McKenney
Travis Meyers
Roch Nianogo
Negar Omidakhsh
Andrew Park
Joshua Quint
Stephanie Reading
I-Fan Shih
Chelsea Shover
Drew Westmoreland
Xiaoqing Xu
Epidemiology

UCLA Epidemiology Student Poster Session
Zoe Baker
Victoria Tseng
Epidemiology

UCLA Epidemiology Summer Research Fellowship
Ya-wen Cheng
Dvora Davey
Epidemiology

UCLA Faculty Women’s Club
Tyler Watson
Environmental Health Sciences

UCLA/Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program
Aritra Das
San Hone
Vannda Kab
Sitong Luo
Sonyuan Tang
Xiaoyu Xu
Epidemiology

Upsilon Phi Delta National Honorary Society
Tina Cheng
Aninda Das
Ashley Lopez
Olivia Aparicio Ramos
Maria del Sol Rodriguez Avila
Stephanie Tepper
Jeffrey Tran
Health Policy and Management

Virginia Li Opportunity Award
Marcie Lee
Community Health Sciences

Wilshire Foundation Internship Fund
Jade Aquino
Brittany Madigan
Community Health Sciences
Elizabeth Lien-ha Vu
Health Policy and Management

WNAR Student Paper Competition
Jacob Konikoff
Biostatistics