Om Prakash Yadav
Master's Student (WP1)
Mr. Om Prakash Yadav, trained in dentistry and specialized in public health dentistry (both from India). Mr. Yadav recently finished his second master's in community health at MUN. He is the recipient of the Shree Mulay Community Health Graduate Award, the Mitacs Research Training Award, and the Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies award at MUN. Additionally, he received the "Medal of Merit" award at the UNESCO/UNITWIN Network Web Seminar 2020 for his remarkable presentation on the distribution and mapping of persistent organic pollutants in a variety of environmental matrices throughout Europe.
He assisted Drs. Atanu Sarkar and Desai Shan with two research projects as a research assistant during his master's program. He collected and analyzed approximately 100,000 data points for research examining spatial and temporal patterns in the distribution of various environmental contaminants across Europe. Additionally, he collaborated with Dr. Shan on a large study project that examined rising issues in Canadian marine governance.
Mr. Yadav defended his master's thesis, "Risk perceptions of occupational noise exposure and its effects on the health of fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador: A mixed-methods research."