Jocelyn Chu

“With the help of the library staff and course guides, I was able to feel more confident using UC Davis Library resources and databases.”

—Jocelyn Chu

Vector-borne Disease Control Plan for West Nile Virus in California, USA

Research paper written for ENT 153: Medical Entomology

Chu’s paper examines the effectiveness of mosquito surveillance and vector control programs to reduce the incidence of West Nile Virus. Based on an analysis of peer-reviewed scientific articles and public health data from the CDC, WHO and California Department of Public Health, she recommends a disease control plan for California, including opportunities for improved public education and outreach.

In Her Own Words

Read Jocelyn’s reflective essay from her Lang Prize application.