Abstract Award Winners - REI Week 2022

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Basic and Translational Science

Clinical Research

Andrew Dauber, M.D., M.M.Sc.:  “A Prospective Clinical Trial of Vosoritide in Selected Genetic Causes of Short Stature” (Faculty)

Maureen Lyon, Ph.D.: “Sustainability of FACE®-TC pediatric Advance Care Planning for Teens with Cancer at 18 Months Post-Intervention” (Faculty)

Martin Graña, M.D.: “Alterations in Cerebellar Circuitry in Infants With SIDS” (Postdocs/Fellows/Residents)

Chaozhe Yang, M.D.: “Phosphorylation of Cystin, a Cilia-associated Cystoprotein, Regulates its Intracellular Trafficking” (Staff)

Naomi Field: “Evaluating the Impact of Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Cytokines on T Cells to Develop More Effective Cell Therapeutics for Solid Tumors” (Staff)

Kristen Kocher, M.S.: “Characterization of Neonatal Epigenetic Markers Associated With Elevated Stress From the COVID-19 Pandemic” (Graduate Students)

Jenny Klein, M.S.: “Oligodendrocyte Development is Perturbed in a Region Dependent Manner in Down Syndrome” (Graduate Students)

Jenna Pressman: “Innovative Preclinical Model for Pediatric Cardiotoxicity Testing” (High School/Undergraduate Students)

Community-based Research

Chaya Merrill, Dr.P.H.: “Neighborhoods Matter: A Look at Place-based Inequities in Opportunity Levels for Children in Our Hospital’s Primary Service Area” (Faculty)

Jessica Weisz, M.D.: “An Innovative Medical-Dental Collaboration to Address Barriers to Pediatric Preventive Dental Care Among Medicaid-enrolled Children” (Faculty)

Kristina Kissiova, M.D.: “Use of Telemedicine for Acute Care Concerns in Primary Care During COVID19 Pandemic: Implications for Future Use” (Postdocs/Fellows/Residents)

Amanda Steinberg: “Development of an App to Optimize Treatment Engagement for Teens With ADHD” (Staff)

 Dalena Nguyen, M.P.H.: “Sexually Transmitted Infections and Treatment Adherence Among Adolescents in the Emergency Department: A Mobile Health Pilot Intervention” (Graduate Students)

Daniel Donoho, M.D.: “Feasibility of a Low-Field Strength Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinic” (Faculty)

Archana Pasupuleti, M.D.: “Concordance of CURRY with vEEG and PET in MRI-Negative Pediatric Epilepsy” (Faculty)

Ha Tran, M.D.: “Impaired Global and Regional Brain Growth in Patients With Isolated Fetal Ventriculomegaly” (Postdocs/Fellows/Residents)

Abigail Fischbach: “The Gender Self-Report: Validation of a Novel Gender Characterization Tool for Transgender and Cisgender Youth” (Staff)

Madeline Marcelle: “Behavioral and Functional Language Effects of Early-Onset Epilepsy vs. Perinatal Stroke” (Graduate Students)

Quality and Performance Improvement

Kenneth McKinley, M.D.: “Strategies to Continue Emergency Department Clinical Trial Enrollment During a Healthcare Crisis” (Faculty)

Domenica Garcia Dumler, M.D.: “Identifying the Medical Home: Using Quality Improvement to Optimize transfer of EMR Discharge Communication” (Postdocs/Fellows/Residents)

Mikias Gebremeskel: “A Novel Pneumatic Drill for Bone Biopsy Under MRI Imaging” (Staff)

Morgan Lee, B.S.N., R.N., R.N.C.-N.I.C., C.P.N.: “Transitioning to Electronic Safe Sleep Documentation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” (Graduate Students)

Education, Training and Program Development

Olanrewaju Falusi, M.D., M.Ed.: “ “TEACH”ing: Evaluation of Year 1 & 2 of a Multimodal Child Poverty Curriculum” (Faculty)

Lloyd Zhao, M.D.: “Closing the Mental Health Gap for Primary Care Physicians in Pediatric Community Health Centers” (Postdocs/Fellows/Residents)

Raven McLeese, B.S.N., R.N., C.P.N.: “The ‘Mistake’ Room: Leveraging Gamification, Technology and Simulation to Prevent Patient Harm, Enhance Education and Elevate Awareness Around Medication Administration Errors” (Staff)