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Delta Omega Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship Awardees


During the 2020-2021 school year, Delta Omega Alpha chose not to hold a scholarship competition. The competition will return in the 2021-2022 academic year. 



Yoona Kim, PhD student in the Department of International Health. 

Title: "Developing a Grounded Theory of Experiences of Being Left Behind Among Adolescents in Nepal"

Advisor: Dr. Pamela Surkan


Hannah Kalinoski, Post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Title: Role of Antibody Meditated Apoptosis of Salivary Gland Stem-like Epithelial Cells in the Pathogenesis of Sjogren's Syndrome.

Advisor: Dr. Daniela Cihakova


Debra Bozzi, PhD student in the Department of Health Policy and Management

Title: The role of financial incentives on physician behavior in perinatal care.

Advisor: Dr. Aditi Sen

Zhi Yu, PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology

Title: Integrating Multiple Omics Approaches and Human Biology for Understanding Kidney Function

Advisors: Drs. Josef Coresh, Nilanjan Chatterjee, and Adrienne Tin

Yuehan Zhang, PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology

Title: Impacting Oropharyngeal Cancer Rates: Vaccination and Risk Factors for HPV Persistence

Advisor: Dr. Gypsyamber D'Souza