Capstone Projects

Students are required to pursue a meaningful capstone or internship opportunity after the completion of their didactic courses. Below are titles of past students’ capstone projects.

2019 Capstone Projects

  • “Cross-Sector Collaboration to Combat Urban Slums in Accra, Ghana” by Oluwaseun Ajimoko
  • “Netflix &…Cure Hepatitis C: Examining a Subscription Model of Drug Pricing” by Elyse D.H. Barnard
  • “Collaboration and Inclusion as Keys to Health Policy Reform” by Lois Dankwa
  • “Adherence to Clinical Follow-Up Recommendations Amongst HCV-Infected Patients and Impact on Associated Risk Behaviors” by Allison Dormanesh
  • “Center for Medicare and Medicaid in Baltimore, MD” by Zehra Hussain 
  • “LGBT Policy Intern for the Center for American Progress” by Sarah Kellman 
  • “My Journey Through DC and School-Based Health Centers” by Esthanette Reid
  • “NIH/NCI Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine” by Megan Sansevere
  • All Means All: Understanding Medicare For All and Racial Justice” by Grace Youn

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2020 Capstone Projects

  • #ChineseVirus: Examining COVID-19-Related Racial Discrimination on Twitter by Zoe Lee-Chiong
  • Pimavanserin and Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis:An Example of Condition Branding for Drug Marketing by Daisy Daeschler
  • Oasis Community Partners by Katharine Gray
  • Access to Medicines Internship at Public Citizen by Nitika Gupta
  • Libya OH-RRT Project by Caroline Jackman
  • National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Sophia King
  • The Community Action Cycle (CAC) Streamlining Practical Review by Susan Skinner
  • Health Policy Research at the GU Center of Health Insurance Reforms by Mari Tikoyan

2021 Capstones

  • Stress, healthy eating habits, and healthy homes for the D.C. Latino Community by Alejandra Monroy
  • Telehealth Implementation Project by Divya Vemulapalli
  • To Womb It May Concern: Exploring Community Perspectives on a Birth Equity Hospital Designation by Esther Ebuehi
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Food Insecurity by Felicia Reid
  • Casa Alitas Public Health Internship by Jennifer Argueta-Contreras
  • The Association Between Subjective Age and Depression Among MACS MSM Participants by Kelvin Blade