2016 Winners

MSU Flint Area Medical Education congratulates the 2016 Community Research Forum Award Winners!

Best Case Resident/Fellow Oral Presentation

First Place ~ Sine Wave: Frequently Misdiagnosed As Ventricular Tachycardia | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Rukevwe Ehwarieme MD, Orimisan Adekolujo MD, Susan Smith MD

Second Place ~ The Role of Clinical Breast Exams in Breast Cancer Screening: a Case of Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma Picked up on Palpation and Not on Mammogram | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Aaren Grigg MD, Siddharth Vannemreddy MD, Francisco Terrazas MD, Mischa Pollard MD

Best Study Resident/Fellow Oral Presentation

First Place ~ Lead Contamination: a Survey of Resident, Fellow and Faculty Physician Knowledge, Attitudes and Experience | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Ranine Ghamrawi MD, Ghassan Bachuwa MD, Brenda Lepisto PsyD, Kay Taylor PhD, Nicolas Lecea BS, Mona Hanna-Attisha MD, Jenny LaChance MS

Second Place ~ The Over Diagnosis of COPD in Hospitalized Patients | Genesys Regional Medical Center | Author(s): Kerry Spero DO, Fahim Khorfan MD, Ghiath Bayasi MD

Best Case Resident/Fellow Poster Presentation

First Place ~ Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Lung Presenting With Thyroid Metastasis Mimicking Papillary Thyroid Cancer | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Ruaa Al-Ward MD, Orimisan Adekolujo MD, Shikha Mishra MD, Susan Smith MD, Trevor Singh MD

Second Place ~ Spontaneous Pelvic Hematoma Causing Obstructive Uropathy: a Rare Complication of Unfractionated Heparin (ufh) Therapy | McLaren - Flint | Author(s):Kamran Mushtaq MD, Oyebimpe Adekolujo MD, Shourya Tadisina MD, Ahmad Elayyan MD, Orimisan Adekolujo MD, Radhika Kakarala MD, Susan Smith MD

Best Study Resident/Fellow Poster Presentation

First Place ~ Use of a Didactic-low Fidelity Simulated Model to Measure Objective Improvement in Corneal Foreign Body Removal | Genesys Regional Medical Center | Author(s): Chris Moore DO, Kevin Truong MD, Alan Janssen DO, Virginia LaBond MD

Second Place ~ Determining the Statistically Significant Value in Safely Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus ( Gdm) Using Hemoglobin A1c | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Praveen Bheemanathini MD, Mohd Baig MD, Hemant Thawani MD FACE, Mohamed Ibrahim MD, Eiswarya Kolli MD, Mohammed Siddiqui MD, Ved Gossain MD FACE

Faculty Investigator Awards

Genesys ~ Scott Nyman PhD | Behavioral Medicine

Hurley ~ Mona Hanna-Attisha MD | Pediatrics

McLaren Flint ~ Robert Molnar MD | Vascular Surgery

Faculty/Health Profession Awards

Best Oral Presentation ~ Early Teg Directed Therapy Reduces Blood Products Administration and Length of Stay in Level I Trauma Patients | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Mohamed Mohamed MD, Julio Marin MD, Michael McCann DO

Best Poster Presentation ~ Analysis of Nursing Versus Physician Perception of Appropriate Cardiac Oberservation Utilization | Genesys Regional Medical Center | Author(s): Donald Norris II MD FACEP, Tara Pearce MHA, Jennifer Carpenter RN BSN LSS, Lisa Dooley RN BSHA, Virginia Labond MD

Best Medical Student Poster Presentation

First Place ~ Brand of Condom and Its Effect on Compliance Amongst College Students | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Andrew Benintende BS, Kendall Bell BS, Samantha Brown BS, Myah Ray BS, Ji-Sun Shin BS, Matthew McKenna BS, Anju Sawni MD

Second Place ~ The Value of the Use of Ct in the Diagnostic Workup of Pediatric Appendicitis | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Andrew Benintende BS, Masih Kader MD

Best Medical Student Oral Presentation

First Place ~ The Relationship of Mood Disorders to Readmission Rates and Length of Stay in Patients With Chronic Disease | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Leslie Guerrero BS, Colleen Victor BS, Rupal Shastri MS, Princella Olalo BS, Joann Samalik BS, Rieham Owda BS, Barbara Wolf PhD, Andrew Champine PsyD, Gregory Pouliot PhD, Linda Weirauch RN BSN

Second Place ~ Pediatric Level 2 Trauma Center Emergency Department Usage After Opening of an In-hospital Urgent Care | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Brittney Benjamin BS, Michael Chami BS, Tim DeKoninck BS, Michael Duhaime BSE, Mona Hanna Attisha MD MPH, Leah Mawby BS, Yvonne Vazquez BS

Public Health Research Award

Brand of Condom and Its Effect on Compliance Amongst College Students | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Andrew Benintende BS, Kendall Bell BS, Samantha Brown BS, Myah Ray BS, Ji-Sun Shin BS, Matthew McKenna BS, Anju Sawni MD

Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Research Award

Appropriate Documentation of Code Status in General Medical Patients at Mclaren Flint Hospital: A Quality Improvement Project | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Madhavi Gadiraju MD, Shourya Tadisina MD, Susan Smith MD, Maria Smith MD, George Makhoul MD, Ahmad Hamdi MD, Anudeep Surendranath MD, Srikanth Markapuram MD

Resident Investigator Awards

Genesys ~ Kaitlyn Matz DO | Emergency Medicine

Hurley ~ Rubin Raju MD | Obstetrics and Gynecology

McLaren  Flint ~ Joseph Ramzy MD | Internal Medicine

Specialty Awards

Combined Medicine/Pediatrics ~ Congenital Hyperinsulinemia in a Neonate Secondary to Paternal Abcc8 Gene Mutation | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Adiraj Singh MD, Meredith Good DO, Ranjan Monga MD, Muhammad Jabbar MD

Diagnostic Radiology ~ Radiology On-call Resident Miss Rate and Effect on Patient Morbidity and Mortality | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Christopher Thomas DO, Kevin Welker DO, Chirag Dani MD, Vincent Persaud MD, Ruqayyah Muslehuddin MD, Ronald Sparschu MD

Emergency Medicine ~ Use of a Didactic-low Fidelity Simulated Model to Measure Objective Improvement in Corneal Foreign Body Removal | Genesys Regional Medical Center | Author(s): Chris Moore DO, Kevin Truong MD, Alan Janssen DO, Virginia LaBond MD

Family Medicine ~ The Role of Clinical Breast Exams in Breast Cancer Screening: a Case of Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma Picked up on Palpation and Not on Mammogram | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Aaren Grigg MD, Siddharth Vannemreddy MD, Francisco Terrazas MD, Mischa Pollard MD

Internal Medicine ~ Sine Wave: Frequently Misdiagnosed As Ventricular Tachycardia | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Rukevwe Ehwarieme MD, Orimisan Adekolujo MD, Susan Smith MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ~ A Vanished Cervix-an Obstetric Dilemma | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Osama Zaghmout MD, Rubin Raju MD, Atinuke Akinpeloye MD

Orthopedic Surgery (Tie) ~ Anxiety and Depression Comorbidities Influence Patient Pain Perception Post TKA | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Jonas Owen MD, Michelle Miller BS, Erin Sheppard PhD, Ajay Srivastava MD, Theresa Atkinson PhD

Orthopedic Surgery (Tie) ~ Lower Extremity Degloving Injury Treated With Honey Salve | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): David Mayor MD, Andrew Fras MD, Sherry Bowman NP

Pediatrics ~ Ethanol Poisoning in 7-week-old Infant | Hurley Medical Center | Author(s): Komalben Parmar MD, Narendrasinh Parmar MD, Brian Nolan MD

Research ~ Survey of Healthcare Providers Knowledge, Utilization, and Comfort With Hospital Language Interpreter Services | Michigan State University | Author(s): Romina Kim BS, Emily Schipper BA, Jenny LaChance MS CCRC

Surgery ~ The Incidence of Carotid Stent Fracture and Concerns Regarding Stent Durability over Time | McLaren - Flint | Author(s): Baraa Zuhaili MD, Robert Molnar MD

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