SOL Students Present Research at Visible Thinking

Ten students who participated in Service Opportunities in Leadership (SOL) last year presented their research findings at Visible Thinking, Duke’s annual event that celebrates the achievements of undergraduate researchers, April 20. SOL students created 10 of the 127 total posters that showcased research across the humanities, the natural sciences and engineering and the social sciences.

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2015 SOL student John Lu talks about his community-based research project.

Below is a list of the SOL students’ research posters:

Natalie Atyeo: “The Dental Care Gap: Analyzing Barriers to Dental Care Services among Underinsured Adults in Durham County, North Carolina.”

Ben Brissette: “Our Most Challenged Students are getting the Least Help.”

Tina Chen: “Mobile app usage of volunteer first responders in Dhaka, Bangladesh.”

Sarah Du: “Impact of the Summer Research Initiative (SRI) on Self-Determination.”

Tianlin Duan: “Utilizing Existing Resources for Better Elderly Care in Harbin, China.”

Medha Gudavalli: “Law Enforcement Response and Sexual Violence: The Tough Process behind Arrest and Prosecution in Colorado.”

Helen Liu: “Assessing the mental health needs and challenges of Pediatric Oncology Staff at Sarawak General Hospital.”

John Lu: “Schistosomiasis prevalence around Lake Victoria, Tanzania, and efficacy of a 2014 mass drug administration campaign.”

Malcolm Nowlin: “A Tale of Two School Systems: Addressing Racial Disparities in Durham Public Schools.”

Philipp Oberbeck: “Policy Barriers to Successful Integration of Refugee Populations in Resettlement, Employment and Language Provision in Germany”