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Two Community Health Alums Publish Senior Theses in Scholarly Journals

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Rachel Martel, A17, and Avni Mittal, A17, have both published their undergraduate research in scholarly journals.

Rachel Martel, A17, and Avni Mittal, A17

Two recent alums of the Department of Community Health, Rachel Martel, A17, and Avni Mittal, A17, have published their undergraduate senior honors theses in scholarly journals. They are both the first author on their respective papers. 

Martel’s thesis is titled “Assessment of urogenital schistosomiasis knowledge among primary and junior high school students in the Eastern region of Ghana: A cross-sectional study” and was published in PLOS One. Martel is currently in medical school.

Published in the Harm Reduction Journal, Mittal’s thesis is titled “HCV treatment access among Latinxs who inject drugs: qualitative findings from Boston, Massachusetts, 2016.” Mittal will be starting medical school this August.