Health Analytics Practicum Projects

Assessment of Oral Health Problems in Northwestern Madagascar

Description: analyzed dental records collected and developed a
proposal for linking continuing patient records

Organization: Madagascar Ankizy Fund-Stony Brook University Medical
Center Dept. of Anatomical Sciences 

National Survey of
Emergency Medicine Residents' Interest In & Barriers to International

Description: develop and analyze survey results
for emergency residents to be used to develop support from professional
organizations and NGOs

Stony Brook University, School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Research

Designing an Evaluation of a Prevention Program

Description: designed survey to evaluate
effectiveness of Red Watch Band which educates on prevention of toxic drinking

Stony Brook University, Center for Prevention & Outreach, Red Watch
Band Program

Health Care Disparities
on Long Island Where Place Matters

Description: conducted research to address equity
in health care in various Long Island communities based on hospital care
reported by NYS Department of Health

Organization: ERASE Racism (Educate Research
Advocacy Support to Eliminate Racism)

International Health Disparities,
Inequality, Child Health

Description: Health, Nutrition and Population
Team: Student created and managed datasets using household surveys (Living
Standards Measurement Study) and performed analysis in ADePT software for
health outcomes, health utilization, and financial protection

Organization: The World Bank

Rape Kit Backlog Study         

Students are working on an on-going project that aims to to assess
the status of the rape kit backlog in New York State and identify best
practices. Students interview police departments across the state regarding the
number of reported sexual assaults, arrests, prosecutions and convictions in a
given year; the departments policies and practices regarding rape kit
processing; average volume of rape kits; factors associated with prioritizing
which rape kits get tested, and barriers to processing kits.  Students also help with analysis, report
writing, and dissemination of study findings.

**Anticipate taking on new students
each year.

Organization: Natasha’s Justice Project

International Reproductive Health

Description:  Ipas, Mexico: Student conducted analysis using hospital
records in southern Mexico to investigate hospital- and individual-level
correlates of uptake of post-abortion contraception. Ipas, India: Student will
be working in the field with a senior researcher in the implementation and
analysis of household surveys on reproductive health knowledge, opinions, and

Organization: Ipas

Reproductive Health

Student will perform literature review of existing research on emergency
contraception in developing countries and analyze several large household
datasets from developing countries to investigate individual-, household-, and
community-level factors associated with knowledge and use of emergency

Organization: Family Care International