2017 HSHCP Health Disparities Projects

1st Place
Eating Disorders in LGTB
By Danielle Ampofo, Michaela Wakefield & Alicia WIlson

2nd Place
Hypertension in African Americans
By Emmanuel Appiah,Gian Ha Le and Rudalys Ruiz

3rd Place
Cervical Cancer in Hispanic Women
By Agnes Nantambi, Beshair Nurhussein and Allison Wood

3rd Place
HIV/AIDS in African Americans
By Aaron Balboa, Lorenzo Hernandez & Kingsley Mante Agua

2017 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).

Emmanuel Appiah Kubi

Great Participation and Effort Award

(Received special recognition by each teacher for great participation and effort).

Biology/Science: Kingsley Mante Agua

IS/Technology: Erica Frazier

English: Michaela Wakefield

Math: Lorenzo Hernandez

2017 HSHCP Participants Testimonials

“There was a lot of bonding between the participants. It was very enjoyable to get to know everyone. Living in aresidential hall is the best for this program”

 “It was the best I have every experienced and I wish it never ends. I will never regret spending my summer here thank you for the experience”

 “This is a very beneficial program for all young people interested in medical fields. There is a great opportunity to notonly meet and bond with other people but to become connected to individuals that can assist you with your goals.”

 “This program challenges yourself and makes you realize that there are other smart and great people out ther who also have similar dreams as you. Therefore; you should step up, do your best, have confidence and to standout. You also learn that there are different ways to solve a problem.”

Contact us for more information

Phone: 508-856-2707   |   Email: Madelin.BermudezRivera@umassmed.edu