2022 Shepard Award Finalists

The 2022 Charles C. Shepard Award finalists have been selected out of all graduating master’s students across seven academic departments. Finalists have been selected by a committee of faculty from each Rollins department for having outstanding scholarly research papers. Finalists submitted a poster and brief recording of their thesis; those without embargos are shared below. We welcome you to view their presentations. Congratulations to the 2022 Charles C. Shepard Award winner, Lauren Nisotel and all our graduating finalists!

Chioma Erondu Award Presentation

Chioma Erondu, MPH
Executive MPH, Applied Epidemiology
Thesis Advisors: Carol Hogue, Mohammad Ali

Dakotah Feil Award Presentation

Dakotah Feil, MPH
Epidemiology
Thesis Advisor: Anke Huels

Isabelle Flinn Award Presentation

Isabelle Flinn, MPH
Epidemiology
Thesis Advisor: Juan Leon

Avirup Guha, MD, MPH
Executive MPH, Applied Epidemiology
Thesis Advisors: Alvaro Alonso, Daniel Addison

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Rose Hefferon  Award Presentation

Rose Hefferon, MPH
Global Environmental Health
Thesis Advisors: Jeremy Sarnat, Annie Nigra

Aishwarya Iyer, MPH
Global Health
Thesis Advisors: Roger Rochat, Sammy Luffy, Anna Newton-Levinson

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Alyssa Lindsay  Award Presentation

Alyssa Lindsay, MPH
Global Health
Thesis Advisors: Subasri Narasimhan, Elizabeth Mosley

Yajie Liu, MPH
Biostatistics
Thesis Advisors: Zhaohui "Steve" Qin, Xiangqin Cui

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Lauren Nisotel, MPH
Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences
Thesis Advisors: Eric J. Nehl, Robert A. Bednarczyk, Claudia Ordóñez

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Jacob Thomas, MSPH
Health Policy and Management
Thesis Advisors: Puneet K. Chehal, Adam S. Wilk, Suma Vupputuri

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Maria Walawender  Award Presentation

Maria Walawender, MSPH
Environmental Health - Epidemiology
Thesis Advisors: Stefanie Ebelt, Kyle Steenland

Elise Warren, MPH
Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences
Thesis Advisors: Elizabeth Walker, Jocelyn Anderson, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University

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