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HHP Students Showcase Their Research at Undergraduate Research Day 2014

HHP undergraduate students showcased their research at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Day on October 9th, 2014 in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library. The event highlighted the achievements of over 150 undergraduate researchers from the University of Houston through poster and oral presentations.


Dr. Hernandez (center) with her students - (L-R) Ms. Victoria Rios , Ms. Shelly Temple, Ms. Yanely Alonso, Ms. Fiorella Saavedra and Mr. Denny Dao
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The following undergraduate students presented their research at the event:

Student Faculty Mentor Research Title
Yanely Alonso Dr. Hernandez Body Composition Measures Among Hispanic Mothers at Risk for Food lnsecurity
Victoria Rios Dr. Hernandez Stress and Depression among Food Insecure Hispanic Mothers in Southeast Houston
Shelly Temple Dr. Hernandez Children's Physical Activity, Body Composition & Maternal Perceptions & Concerns of Children's Weight Status
Denny Dao Dr. Hernandez Food Stamp Challenge: How Well Do Nutrition Majors Fair on a Food Stamp Diet?
Fiorella Saavedra Dr. Hernandez/Dr. Lee Impact of Garden-Based Nutrition Education Curriculum on the Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Preschool Children
Ngan Ly Dr. Ledoux Psychosocial Predictors of Excess Gestational Weight Gain
Mariana Paulo Dr. Thrasher Haptic Guidance for Improving Postural Control In Parkinson's Disease
Hiroe Okamoto (COE student) Dr. Hernandez

Mindfulness is Associated with Stress among Homeless Adults (paper presentation)

Images from UH Undergraduate Research Day 2014