Francis Ascioti, Andrea DiGioia, Jeffrey Havill, and Kathleen Hodge
There is a need to educate the children of Worcester about obesity and how to prevent it.
Taylor Briseno, Megan Dempsey, Vivek Kumar, and Sarah Sawatzki
Our need is to improve the education and diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes to combact the projected rise in this disease in Tanzania, Africa.
Sarah Brockway, Michelle Brown, Dominic Gonzalez, and Andrew Lamb
There is a need to provide the people of Matenwa, Haiti with water availability and to prevent the spread of waterborne diseases.
Marlisa Cardoso, Brittany DiCapua, Holly Ratcliffe, and Kaitlyn Schneider
There is a need to improve the health of WPI students by addressing their nutritional needs. We would like to raise awareness and campaign to educate students on significance of proper nutrition.
Nicholas Comeau, Tyler Faszewski, Jacob Konowitch, and Sam Miraglia
WHO identified that Nigeria has one of the higest risks for Vitamin A definciency in the world. There is a short term need for immediate treatment for vitamin A deficiency, and a long term need for a sustainable local source of vitamin A.
Amanda Cormier, Rachel Mollard, Erica Schoneberger, and Tracy Sinkewicz
India cannot support its rapidly growing population. Our approach will be to educate, empower, and provide means of family planning to women, improving overall quality of life of themselves and their families.
Anh Do, William Lind, Gregory Martinelli, and Peerapas Thongsawas
There is a need to improve the mental health of college students at WPI in order to reduce depression rates and increase GPA among students. Our approach will be to encourage students to spend more time outside by renovating Higgins Lawn or to renovate an area inside to include an aspect of nature.
Mariah Eldredge, Juliana Fekete, John Krill, and Nicole McDonough
There is a need to reduce the rate of oral cancers, precancerous conditions, and mouth ulcers, and increase the overall oral hygiene in Sri Lanka. Our approach will be to educate the students in junior secondary school about the health risks of betel quid and the importance of tooth care.
Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2010)
Jeannette Gerry, Qiaochu Han, Chietara Japutra, and Molly Ott
There is a need for effective and uninterrupted treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Brazil and African Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Our approach will be to impement a modified DOTS protocol that pertains to Visceral Leishmaniasis and African Trypanosomiasis.
Luke Goodman, Brittany Jones, David Karbassi, and Angela Wood
To promote better hand hygine in the WPI community, thereby decreasing the spread of disease.
Scott Gould, Kirk Grimsley, Sean Kelly, and Timothy O'Neil
There is a need to reduce the number of cigarettes smokers on WPI's campus. Our approach will be to develop a program to assist WPI students in quitting smoking.
Claire Hambright, Natalie McMillan, Brianna Netwon, and Amanda Ryan
There is a need to reduce the spread of disease in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Louisa King, Emily Lurier, Sarah Thayer, and Rachel Warden
There is a need to reduce the high infant mortality rate in Liberia. Our approach will be to institute an education plan for mothers.
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