Judston Robinson, B.S.
4th Year Medical Student
LSUHSC New Orleans School of Medicine
Judston Robinson graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in biology and is a current 4th year medical student at the LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is a three-year member of the New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project and a two-year member of its interprofessional leadership board serving a teaching volunteer, research chair, and executive co-chair. Judston is involved in research projects in pediatrics including evaluation of the NOARHP curriculum, development and evaluation for a reproductive health curriculum for parents and adolescents, and evaluation of NOARHP as an interprofessional organization.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project, an Interprofessional Student Organization: The How and Why
The New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project is a community service project that provides free comprehensive reproductive health education to adolescents in the local New Orleans community. The organization operates as an interprofessional student-run entity, where different professions such as nursing, medicine, PhD, and public health collaborate to achieve a common goal. The academic programs are brought together through the assistance of the Interprofessional Student Alliance (IPSA) at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, an organization that supports extracurricular…
Louisiana ranked sixth in birth rates among women 15-19 years old in the U.S. in 2016. Louisiana residents ages 15-24 account for 50% of all new STDs while representing only 25% of the state's sexually experienced population. Reproductive health education has been shown to improve reproductive health outcomes. The aims of this study were to improve reproductive health knowledge among adolescents in the New Orleans community and to improve interprofessional collaboration and confidence in discussing reproductive health topics among healthcare students. Pretests and posttests were administered…