2015 Summer Interns

Summer Interns 2015
Front Row (L to R): Allison Schue, Oregon State University, W. Kent Anger lab; Christiana Huss, Oregon State University, Mitch Turker lab; Kasey Ha, University of California-San Diego, Ryan Olson lab; Afsara Haque, University of Southern California, Ryan Olson lab

Top Row (L to R): Kaycee Smith, Southern Methodist University, Brad Wipfli lab; Jared Cayton, Oregon State University, Miranda Lim lab; Colin Boehnlein, University of Southern California, Diane Rohlman lab; John Donlan, Northeastern University, Doris Kretzschmar lab; Julia Yu, Emory University, Amanda McCullough lab

Congratulations to all of our 2015 Summer Interns
*As usual, all of the students chosen for the internship program are Oregon residents or attend Oregon schools.  On

2015 Poster Session

Our 2015 student interns presented their findings in a scientific poster session on August 12 among OHSU faculty and staff, and families and friends. We congratulate them on their fine work! Here is a recap of their projects:

  • Colin Boehnlein, University of Southern California, Diane Rohlman Lab, Evaluation of Young Worker Safety Videos Using the Extended Parallel Processing Model
  • Jared Cayton, Oregon State University, Miranda Lim Lab, Developing a Mouse EEG (Electroencephalograph) Signal Simulator and a Preamplifier to Reduce Noise During Sleep EEG Data Acquisition
  • John Donlan , Northeastern University, Doris Kretzschmar Lab, Neurodegenerative Role of Mutant Tau Proteins in the Drosophila Model
  • Aaron Greenfield, University of Oregon, Donald Truxillo Lab, A Meta-Analysis of the Psychosocial, Behavioral, and Health Correlates of Perceived Work Ability
  • Kasey Ha, University of California-San Diego, Ryan Olson Lab, Validity of 10 Minute Activity Bout Analysis using Actigraph GT3X+ Accelerometer to Measure Physical Activity Among Truck Drivers
  • Afsara Haque, University of Southern California, Ryan Olson Lab, Value of COMPASS as a Social Support Intervention for Home Care Workers: A Qualitative Approach
  • Christiana Huss, Oregon State University, Mitch Turker Lab, Detection of Radiation-Induced Mutations in Interphase Nuclei
  • Allison Schue, Oregon State University, Kent Anger Lab, Factors Affecting Standing Duration at Sit-Stand Stations in Call Center Employees
  • Kaycee Smith, Southern Methodist University, Brad Wipfli Lab, The Relationship Between Emergency Call Center Employees’ Stress Levels, Sick Days, Sleep, Supervisor Support and Activity Levels
  • Julia Yu, Emory University, Amanda McCullough Lab, The Mutagenic Effects of Formaldehyde