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Submissions from 2023

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The Global Anxiety Crisis in Teenagers and a Proposed School-Based Preventative Intervention Plan Focusing on Building Resilience in Children, Lia Darling, University of Vermont

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Refugees living with dementia: assessing the barriers to healthcare access in crisis-affected populations in Lebanon and Switzerland, and the role humanitarian actors have on addressing them, Pedro Gomez, Washington University in St. Louis

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Migrants sans Papiers: the Impact of Cantonal Program and Policy Discrepancies on Undocumented Migrant Healthcare Utilization in Switzerland, Denise Peng, Yale University

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The Role of Worker-Driven Regulation in the Global Fashion Industry, Jessie Wills, Washington University in St. Louis

Submissions from 2022

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Examining the Power Dynamics in the Patient-Doctor Relationship in Bio-medicalized Countries: a Historical and Sociocultural Framework, Molly Dickerson, University of South Carolina

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The Ethics of Medical Voluntourism: the Conceptualization and Management of ‘Doing Harm’ Within the Business, Katelyn Dohler, Vanderbilt University

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The Correlation Between Vaccine Hesitancy and Privilege: Exploring the degree to which education and income foster resistance to vaccination efforts, Sophie Goldenberg, Vanderbilt University

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Evaluating the validity of restrictions on blood donation eligibility for men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, France, and Switzerland, Swathi Gorantla, Vanderbilt University

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Microplastics, The Environment, and Reproductive Health: How is The Accumulation of Microplastics in our Environment and Bodies Impacting Reproductive Health?, Katherine Hayward, University of Connecticut

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Surveying the Stigma: How the PLHIV Stigma Index acts as a validated framework to measure healthcare discrimination and how it can be adapted to quantify mental health stigma, Keeley LaRiviere, Claremont McKenna College

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A comparative analysis of migrant health policies and practices in the US and Switzerland, Rebecca Mak, Rice University

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Improving the Longevity of Dairy Cattle: An Important Initiative for the Swiss Dairy Industry, Frances McMillan, Denison University

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Fighting Heroin Abuse with Heroin: How Legalizing Prescription Heroin Has Changed the Way New Generations Use Drugs, Claire Ridley, Georgetown University

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Declining Career Interest in Primary Care in Switzerland and the United States, William Zhang, Rice University

Submissions from 2021

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Assessing the need for and access to migrant-sensitive rehabilitative healthcare: An analysis of current Swiss and German practices, Lauren Cuppy, University of South Carolina

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Representation and Recommendations: Participation of People Who Use Drugs in UN-Level Policy-making, Lily Knudsen, Vanderbilt University

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Lessons learned from the HIV/AIDS pandemic and access to medicines for COVID-19 treatment, Thalia Le, Emory University

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Evaluating the Pragmatic and Moralistic Approach to Drug Policy and Addiction in Opioid Epidemic Outcomes, Brielle Seidel, Syracuse University

Submissions from 2020

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Medical Trust in Pediatric Care in the United States, Talia Feldscher, Wesleyan University

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An overview of supply-chain logistics in international humanitarian aid: finding challenges and solutions, Arjun Ganga, Brown University

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The Cultural and Systemic Influence on Substance Use Disorder, Christina Seery, Franklin & Marshall College

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Ensuring Accountability to Affected Populations in Humanitarian Settings: "Holding humanitarian organizations accountable to people.", Jazmin Williamson, Schreiner University

Submissions from 2019

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Quality Over Quantity: A Comparative Analysis of the Quality Measures and Performance Between Switzerland and the United States, Lexi Farina, Cornell University

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Humanitarian Negotiations & Humanitarian Principles: The interaction between humanitarian negotiations for access and organizations' ability to adhere to humanitarian principles, Gabriela Gil, Brown University

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Logistic and Structural Considerations for the Use of Psychological First Aid in Humanitarian Emergencies, Taylor Johnson, Johns Hopkins University

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Not-So-Decriminalized: Consequences of Intersectional Identity for Migrant Sex Workers in Switzerland, Teagan Langseth-DePaolis, Occidental College

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Vaccine Hesitancy in the United States and Switzerland, Anna E. Lunderberg, Hope College

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What About the Environment?: Exploring the Neglected Third Dimension of Antimicrobial Resistance, Paige E. Montfort, Tulane University

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Finding a Common Ground between Theology and Women’s Reproductive Rights: Assessing the societal levels of influence of religion on the sexual and reproductive health of women, Natalie Montufar, Brown University

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Checking a Box or Creating Change? Examining the Overall State of Gender Mainstreaming in Humanitarian Action, Jenna Thoretz, Gettysburg College

Submissions from 2018

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Sans-Papiers, Sans-Santé: A Study of Undocumented Migrant Women’s Access to Reproductive and Obstetric Health Care in Switzerland, Sarah Kinch, Washington University in St. Louis

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The Aftermath of War: Improving Psychosocial Measures to Address Trauma in Child Refugees in the Schengen Zone, Nivedha Meyyappan, Indiana University Bloomington

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Perceptions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Western Society: A Focus Study on Switzerland, Sandra B. Saldana, Hamilton College

Submissions from 2017

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Supermarket savvy: An analysis of psychological exploitation within grocery stores, Calvin Brinkworth, Washington University

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Health Literacy Skills of Aging Populations and Its Impact on the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Peter Gorman, DePauw University

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Resilience of Romanian Institutions during the Global Gag Rule: 20012007, Sara Hayet, Lafayette College

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Picture This: The role of digital storytelling in motivating donations towards refugee relief, Mitra LeBuhn, University of Oregon

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HIV Harm Reduction Methods: A Comparison Between Switzerland and the United States, Erin Major, Davidson College

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Managing Health in All the Helpers: A Survey of Mental Health Services for Humanitarian Aid Workers, Erin Mercado, University of Colorado Boulder

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Essential Newborn Care during Humanitarian Crises: Integration of Low-Cost Interventions, Athena Wong, Cornell University

Submissions from 2016

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Globalization of the Food Industry: Transnational Food Corporations, the Spread of Processed Food, and Their Implications for Food Security and Nutrition, Elizabeth Black, Loyola University Chicago

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Migrant Access to Healthcare: A Study of Undocumented Migrant Access to Sexual Healthcare & Family Planning Services in Switzerland in 2016, Emily Egbert, Washington University in St. Louis

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Needle Exchange Programs and HIV/AIDS: A Comparison of the Use of Harm Reduction Methods in Switzerland and the United States of America, Margaret House, Brown University

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A Precarious Paradigm: Seeking Alternatives to Public-Private Partnerships in Health, a Case for the Code, Lena Mininberg, Connecticut College

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The Road Into the Future of Health Care: The Importance of Addressing Access to Health Facilities in Transportation Infrastructure Investment Decisions, Nicola (Nikki) van den Heever, University of Colorado Boulder

Submissions from 2015

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Babies First: Ensuring Proper Infant Nutrition During Emergencies, Abigail M. Alonso, Washington University in Saint Louis

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Fighting the Obesity Epidemic: Challenges and Ethics, Grace Brown, Franklin & Marshall College

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European Policies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: A Comparative Study, Alison Council, George Washington University

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The Impact of Vaccine Hesitancy on the Polio Vaccine in South Asia, Leah Everist, University of North Carolina

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Cross-Cultural Childbirth: Prioritizing the Healthcare Experiences of Migrant Women in Competent Models of Care, Emma Hall, Loyola University Chicago

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Tracing the Human Right from Law to Policy to Reproductive Healthcare: Exploring the Strengths and Shortcomings of Undocumented Migrant Women’s Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Switzerland, Sabrina S. Merold, Swarthmore College

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Child Marriage: Addressing the Challenges and Obstacles in the Post-2015 Agenda, Valeria Pelayo, Williams College

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An Interactive Research Study on For-Profit Microfinance and its Continued Social Impact, Rachael Peroutky, Carleton College

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Child Nutrition and Fitness in Switzerland and the United Kingdom: Analyzing Preventative Solutions for the Developing Obesity and Diabetes Crises, Nicolas Selemon, Bowdoin College

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Confronting Cultural Challenges for Migrant Healthcare in Switzerland, Rebecca Weiss, Washington University in Saint Louis

Submissions from 2014

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HIV Drug Resistance Among Infants and Children in South Africa: How Efficient is Genotypic Testing?, Ellen Hendrix, Franklin & Marshall College

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Smoking Behaviors Among Pregnant Women: A Romanian Case Study, Katherine LeMasters, Washington and Lee University

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Formulating effective and accessible population-based colorectal cancer screening programs, Danielle Luffman, University of North Carolina

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The End of an Era: The Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis and Its Therapeutic Implications, Emily Paton, Santa Clara University

Submissions from 2013

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The Institutional and Social Integration of Child Asylum-Seekers in the Schools and Society of the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, Sonja C. Brinker, University of Colorado At Boulder

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Reaching Millennium Development Goal Target 5.A.: Progress Towards Improving Maternal Health, Christina Kang, Scripps College

Submissions from 2012

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Access to Healthcare for the Poor: Will the Affordable Care Act Address Income-Related Health Disparities in the United States?, Sonya Fabricant, Whitman College

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Teaching A Man To Fish: NGDOs, Development Interventionism, and the Theory and Practice of the Capacity Building Approach., Sa’eed Husaini, Hope College

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Measles Vaccinaiton in Developing Nations: A Statistical Analysis Looking at Factors That Affect Measles Vaccination Percentages, Jeffrey Judkins, University of Puget Sound

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Assessment of Migrant Health and Health Disparities between Immigrants and Swiss Nationals Living in Switzerland, Gabriela Mujica-Martorell, Johns Hopkins University

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New Approaches to the Green Revolution: Successes, Failures and New Rice for Africa, Maia S. Woluchem, University of Pittsburgh

Submissions from 2011

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Effective, Efficient Health Care Reform The United States and Swiss Health Care Systems: A Comparative Analysis What Can the U.S. Learn From the Swiss Experience?, Rebecca Dittrich, Cornell University

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Psychosocial Problems of Refugees: Understanding and Addressing Needs, Catherine Doren, Wesleyan University

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Correcting 60 Years of Development Failure: The Potential of Scaling Up in Addressing Development Ineffectiveness, Jossif Ezekilov, George Washington University

Submissions from 2010

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Conflicting or Complimentary? The Varying Approaches to Humanitarian Action, Andre Patzke, Cornell College

Submissions from 2009

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A Multidisciplinary Approach on Swiss Organic Food and Agriculture, Jae In Kim, Washington University in St. Louis

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Public Health Ethics: Establishing “Durable Solutions” Within the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Nigeria, Tiffany T. Mason, Yale University

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Mandatory Measles Vaccination Program: Is There a Place for one in Switzerland?, Anne Rushman, Washington University in St. Louis

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Breastfeeding: A Landmark in Global Public Health, Melissa Tinling, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Submissions from 2008

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Cancer Control: A Comparison for Progress, Stephanie Lachapelle, Stonehill College

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Surgeons and Bureaucrats: An Interactive Research Experience at the World Health Organization, Hannah Lust, Brandeis University

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Interning at the Médecins Sans Frontières Operational Office in Geneva, Casie Reiss, University of St. Thomas