Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE)

Students affiliated with the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research had a great showing at Northeastern University’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE) this year.  Undergraduate and Graduate students presented on the research they are working on with affiliated Institute faculty across various University colleges.

RISE participants:

Arielle Scoglio, a doctoral student in the Population Health Program at Bouve College of Health Sciences presented her work related to robotics and their use in mental health research.

Arielle Scoglio

Arielle Scoglio

Nal Gissan, Health Sciences major, class of 2022 and Kathryn Margiotta, Psychology major, class of 2021 presented on their research they are working with Dr. Rachel Rodgers in Bouve College of Health Sciences in the Department of Applied Psychology on body image and the impact it has on health.

Nal Gissan and Kathryn Margiotta

The Longitudinal Effects of Body Image Concerns on Health Outcomes.

Nur Selin Akbulut, a biology and political science major in the College of Science, class of 2021 and Mackenzie Breen, a biology and political science major in the College of Science, class of 2023 collaborated on a poster exploring the heuristics for designing and evaluating mobile health interventions, research Dr. Andrea Parker from Khoury College of Computer Science is leading.

Nur Selin Akbulut and Mackenzie Bree

Left to right: Nur Selin Akbulut, Mackenzie Breen.

Hyun Sue (Caroline) Kim, a health sciences major in Bouve College of Health Sciences, class of 2019 presented on her capstone work related to intimate partner violence screening.

Hyun Sue (Caroline) Kim

Hyun Sue (Caroline) Kim

Emily Breen, human services in College of Social Sciences and Humanities, class of 2019 presented on her work focusing on food insecurity utilizing Systems Thinking framework.

Emily Breen

Emily Breen

Olivia Sterns, a health sciences major in Bouve College of Health Sciences, class of 2022 presented a poster related to her work with Dr. Andrea Parker on the #MeToo tweets and the impact it has on sexual assault disclosure.

Olivia Sterns

Olivia Sterns

Leila Habib, a health science major, class of 2019 presented a poster on her work with the Ethiopian Diaspora.

Leila Habib

Leila Habib

All the students did such a great job presenting the research they have been working on.  We also want to say congratulations to Caroline Kim for her winning the Outstanding Student Research Award for the division of Social Science, Business, and Law. Thank you to all of the students for all the hard work it took to present at RISE.

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