Public Health Research Projects

Current and Past Resident Research Projects

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Dr. Brad Unroe - On Track to Graduate in June 2025

Presented at ACPM Conference in 2024

Oral Presentation - Evaluation of Tuberculosis Screening in a Texas County Jail

Dr. Alison Yarp - Graduated June 2024

Presented at ACPM Conference in 2023 and 2024

  • Oral Presentation – Spreading the Word: Improving Visibility of Preventive Medicine in Medical Education

    • Track - Preventive Medicine Workforce & Opportunities

  • Oral Presentation – Creating a Public Health Rotation for Future Doctors

    • Track - Innovations in Preventive Medicine

  • Poster – Suspected Suicide Attempts by Poisoning in Texas Youth and Young Adults – An Analysis of Texas Poison Center Network Data, Jan 2018 – Apr 2023

Dr. Sandra Lozano - Graduated June 2023

Presented at ACPM Conference in 2022 and 2023

Title:  Integrating media training in preventive medicine residency programs in the era of fake news and misinformation.

Author: Sandra G Lozano, MD, MPH 

Track:  Future of Preventive Medicine Workforce

Title: Utilization of Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (ABLES) and the NIOSH ELF query system to estimate Texas workers in industry sectors with potential exposures to lead, 2014-2018.

Author: Sandra G. Lozano, MD, MPH and Ketki Patel, MD, PhD, MPH

Track: Research, Evidence, and Translation

Dr. Lakshmi Sahini - Graduated June 2023

Presented at ACPM Conference in 2022 and 2023

Oral presentation at 2022 ACPM conference: "Continuous Improvement Project to decrease HbA1c among Veterans with Diabetes Mellitus lost to follow-up during COVID-19 Pandemic"

Poster presentation at 2023 ACPM conference: "Influenza Vaccination Status Among Employed Adults in Texas: Analysis of Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data, 2018-2019"