Author(s) Charles Courtney Faculty Mentor(s) Nelson LaPlante (Economics) Abstract This paper is an examination of the impact(s) that pandemics have upon the economies of nations effected. The sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the world at large into a public health crisis the… Read More »The Economics of Pandemic
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Author(s) Kalea Bokma Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract Sudan is a low-income country located in north-eastern Africa that has faced several decades of regional conflict and constrained economic growth. In July of 2020, amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, the entire country was hit… Read More »Dueling Crises: The Case of Regional Flooding During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Sudan
Author(s) Rachel Davey Faculty Mentor(s) April Binder (Biological Sciences) Abstract Obesity is a multifaceted metabolic disorder with severe worldwide public health consequences. While obesity can often be treated using diet and exercise, there are complex genetic interactions driving obesity that don’t always respond to such… Read More »Mice Mice Baby! Cold-induced metabolic changes in lean, transgenic mice
Associations Between Cognitive Impairment with Body Mass Index, Race/Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, and Gender in Older U.S.
Author(s) Christianna Dix Faculty Mentor(s) David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition), Nicole Stendell-Hollis (Nutrition), Amie Wojtyna (Public Health) Abstract Body Mass Index (BMI) is a quick, inexpensive nutritional assessment which may assist RD’s in efficiently applying optimal care techniques to enable the best achievable quality… Read More »Associations Between Cognitive Impairment with Body Mass Index, Race/Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, and Gender in Older U.S.
Author(s) Brooke Writer Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract The present study examines the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic on the mental health and well-being of college students residing in rural Washington. Eligible students living in on-campus residences or apartments were sent online… Read More »COVID-19 Stressors & Coping Among On-Campus Resident Students in a Rural Washington County
Author(s) Gracie Minks Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract Pregnant women have faced rapidly changing information about COVID-19 disease and its related outcome. As health systems and providers shifted care delivery models to adapt to the realities of pregnancy care during a pandemic, some… Read More »Intended Support Strategies Among Pregnant Women Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Author(s) Austin Reiber Faculty Mentor(s) Christine Henderson (Law & Justice) Abstract Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax might adversely affect Seattle’s soda industry. Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax put a $.0175 tax per ounce of sweetened beverage. The beverage tax has caused soda prices to go up by… Read More »Policy Analysis – Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax