2013 HSHCP Health Disparities Projects



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2013 Obesity

1st Place

Obesity in African Americans

By Anh Vo & Brian Paula Gonzalez

2013 Diabetes


2nd Place

Diabetes in African Americans    

By Basirat Quadry & Zacharia Amellal         

2013 Preterm Birth

3rd Place

Preterm Birth in Black Women           

 By Dekonte Tote & Milagros Montenegro


2013 COPD


By Evelyn Kihunde, Linda Dufie & Richie Isom


 2013 Alzheimers

By Emanuelly Ribeiro & Thy Pham

 2013 Asthma

By Duverkia Rojas, Abigail Owusu & Keith O'Day






2013 Awards Received

The Director's Special Recognition Award
(Recognized as the student who has been a positive influence and role model for other program participants).

Awarded to
"Bryan Paula-Gonzalez"

Great Participation and Effort Award
(Received special recognition by each teacher for great participation and effort).

Biology/ Science: Bryan Paula-Gonzalez

 IS/Technology: Zacharia Amellal

English: Anh Vo

Math: Dekonte Tote

2013 HSHCP Participants Testimonials

"It was even better than I thought! I made so many new friends and now have connection and I'm so sad that this journey is coming to an end."

"I loved the people that I met and the new friends that I have."

"It is a great program that deserves a great deal of recognition in it's academic ardor and opportunities that it provides for it's students."

"Great and Awesome experience, but if we are to be exposed to the medical fields I think it should go a little more in depth."

"I am really thankful that I was accepted in to this program."

"Definitely one of my best summers ever!"