2018 Scholarship Recipient - S. Thomas

 

Shawn Thomas
Henderson, Nevada
Member Organization: Pentel of America  

Shawn Thomas will be a second year Master's in Public Health student at the University of Nevada, Reno studying Epidemiology. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Community Health Sciences, with an emphasis in Public Health. He is currently a graduate research and teaching assistant involved in CDC funded studies in the fields of mental health and maternal, infant, and child health. His current research projects include the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) which surveys mothers who recently gave birth in Nevada, the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBSS) conducted internationally in rural China to assess risky behaviors in high school students, and conducting data analysis and program evaluations for state programs. This scholarship will help him immensely as he furthers his education through graduate school and he is very grateful to Pentel of America for the scholarship opportunity and is honored to be selected by the organization.Return to view all recipients.

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