Student Research Presentations - First Year Medical Students

 

Kristin Yang and Elizabeth Yim, CSOM first year medical students, presented their research posters at the 6th Annual Conference of the NYC Epidemiology Forum, held at NYU.  Dr. Amr Soliman, Medical Professor in the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, serves as their mentor. 

Kristen’s research was on “Patient and Health System Factors Related to Early and Late Presentations of Breast Cancer in Tanzania”  while Elizabeth’s research focus was “Factors Related to Completion of Referral Among Women Suspected of Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer in Tanzania.”  Their research was made possible by Dr. Soliman’s Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) NIH funded grant.