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3 PhD Students honored with 2022 Research Awards

Three public health PhD students recently received 2022 Student/Faculty Research awards!


Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding work:

Will Martinez (Faculty partner: Jennifer Jabson Tree)
Investigating LGBT students’ programmatic needs for intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention and exploring the feasibility of culturally tailoring an existing, evidence-based IPV prevention program to meet LGBT student needs

Oluwafemifola (Femi) Oyedeji (formerly Onaade) (Faculty partner: Kristina Kintziger)
Understanding the barriers and facilitators of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among university students

Catherine Warner (Faculty partner: Kristina Kintziger)
Post-purchase consumer trends and knowledge with home-pack lunches in school-age children of East Tennessee


The Student/Faculty Research Awards were developed to recognize and advance the scholarship of graduate students and faculty working in partnership. It is intended to help support student research/scholarship/creative activities; give students experience writing grants; and foster the mentoring relationship between faculty and graduate students.

Winners are selected by the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, a representative from the Office of Research and Engagement, and members of a  graduate council subcommittee.