Basic and Translational Science

Differences in the Gut Microbiome of HIV-Infected Versus HIV-Exposed, Uninfected Infants

Wei Li A Koay, MBBS, MSc
Faculty
Composite De Novo Armenian Human Genome Assembly and Haplotyping via Optical Mapping and Ultra-Long Read Sequencing
Hayk Barseghyan, PhD
Faculty
Brain Slicer: 3D-Printed Tissue Processing Tool for Pediatric Neuroscience Research

Damon K McCullough, BS
Staff
Integrated Deep-Learning Method for Genetic Syndrome Screening Using Facial Photographs
Antonio R Porras, PhD
Staff
A Novel, Sprayable and Bio-Absorbable Sealant for Wound Dressings

Lung Lau, MD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents
HECTD1 is Required for Growth of the Myocardium Secondary to Placental Insufficiency
Kelsey F Sugrue, PhD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents
Comprehensive Mutation Profiling of Pediatric Diffuse Midline Gliomas Using Liquid Biopsy

Erin R Bonner, BA
Graduate Students
Parental Somato-Gondal Mosaic Genetic Varients are a Source of Recurrence Risk for De Novo Disorders and Parental Health Concerns: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis
Ali Sarhan
High School/Undergraduate Students

Community-Based Research

Recent Trends in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area
Wei Li A Koay, MBBS, MSc
Faculty
STI Screening in an Urban ED Based on Chief Complaint

Gia M Badolato, MPH
Staff
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Receipt of Sexual Health Services Among Adolescent Females

Noushine Sadeghi, BS
Graduate Students
Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection Resistance Patterns in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area
Christina P Ho, MD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents

Clinical Research Education

Ex Vivo Expanded Multi-Tumor Antigen Specific T Cells for the Treatment of Solid Tumors

Amy Hont, MD
Faculty
EBV/LMP-Specific T Cells Maintain Remissions of T and B Cell EBV Lymphomas After Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplantation
Lauren McLaughlin, MD
Faculty
Timing of Allergenic Food Introduction Among African American and Caucasian Children with Food Allergy in the FORWARD Study
Iman A Abdikarim, BS
Staff
Quantifying Hematopoietic Stem Cells Towards In-Utero Gene Therapy for Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease in Fetal Cord Blood

Gelina M Sani, BS
Staff
To Trach or Not Trach: Exploration of Parental Conflict, Regret and Impacts on Quality of Life in Tracheostomy Decision Making
Amy H Jones, MD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents​
Telemedicine Support of Cardiac Care in Northern Uganda: Leveraging Hand-Held Echocardiography and Task-Shifting

Alyssa Dewyer, BS
Graduate Students
Cortical Thickness Asymmetries in MRI-Abnormal Pediatric Epilepsy Patients: A Potential Metric for Surgery Outcome
Natalie Pudalov, BA
Graduate Students
Time to Rhythm Detection During Pediatric Cardiac Arrest in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Kia Yoshinaga
High School/Undergraduate Students

Education, Training and Program Development

Using a Community Bus Trip to Increase Knowledge of Health Disparities
Cara Lichtenstein, MD
Faculty
Inpatient Consultation in Pediatrics: A learning Tool to Improve Communication
Johanna Kaufman, MD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents
TEACHing Residents to Address Child Poverty: An Innovative Multimodal Curriculum
Iana Y. Clarence, MPH
Staff
Analysis of Unanticipated Problems in CNMC Human Subjects Research Studies and Implications for Process Improvement
Brett E Pearson
High School/Undergraduate Students

Quality and Performance Improvement

Implementing a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Curriculum in a Congenital Heart Disease Program
Vicki Freedenberg, PhD, RN
Faculty
Assessing the Sustainability of Point-of-Care HIV Screening of Adolescents in Pediatric Emergency Departments
Caleb Griffith, MPH
Staff
Implementation of the Accelerated Care of Torsion (ACT) Pathway: A Quality Improvement Initiative for Testicular Torsion
Rebecca S Zee, MD, PhD
Post-Docs/Fellows/Residents
Latency Period in Image-Guided Needle Bone Biopsy in Children: A Single Center Experience
Alysia Wiener, BS
Graduate Students

Additional Awards

Mentorship Award: Basic and Translational Science
Anna Penn, MD, PhD
Suzanne Feetham, PhD, FAAN, Nursing Research Support Award
Dr. Vicki Freedenberg
2019 Elda Arce Teaching Scholar Award
Lowell Frank, MD
Mentorship Award: Clinical Science
Billie Lou Short, MD
Suzanne Feetham, PhD, FAAN, Nursing Research Support Award
Dr. Renné Roberts Turner
2019 Elda Arce Teaching Scholar Award
Barbara Jantausch, MD