2019 Clinical Research Posters


Posters presented by MD students, residents, and fellows. 

1st Place Poster

  • Michael Kaplan, PhD
    Norwood Shunt Type Does Not Affect Coronary Perfusion, But Does Affect Pulmonary Artery Shear Stress

2nd Place Poster

  • Breanna Polascik
    The Effect of Step Type and Experience on Loading and Ankle Motion in Tap Dance

3rd Place Poster

  • Caitlin Marks
    Surgical Management of the Axilla in Elderly Women with Breast Cancer


Abdelgadir, MD, MSc, Jihad
Opioid Use Patterns in Postoperative Adult Spine Patients: Are We Over Prescribing?

Charalambous, BS, Lefko
Neuromodulation and the US Opioid Epidemic: Patient Factors Associated with Opioid Dose Reduction in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Corey, Kristin
Federated AI: Alternative ways to merge hospital information across sites

Doshi, MS, Pratik
Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews: Are Electronic Cigarettes Efficacious for Smoking Reduction and Cessation?

Ezekian, MD, MPH, Jordan
The mutation R94C in TNNT2-encoded troponin T predisposes to restrictive cardiomyopathy and pediatric sudden death through impaired thin filament relaxation resulting in myocardial diastolic dysfunction

Harward, MD, PhD, Stephen
Identifying the epileptic engram - hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons remain active during epileptogenesis

Hodges, Sarah
Protocolized High-Dose (HD) and Low-Dose (LD) Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Workflow Results in Meaningful Pain and Opiate Reduction.

Jacobs, MD, Corbin
Prediction Model to Estimate Overall Survival Benefit of Postoperative Radiotherapy for Resected Major Salivary Gland Cancers

Just, MD, Marissa
CDK8: a pharmacologic target for fusion positive RMS?

Loungani, MD, Rahul
CIEDs: A Window into the Natural History of Conduction Disease in Cardiac Amyloidosis

Mehta, MD, Vikram
Percutaneous transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with an expandable cage through Kambin’s triangle: initial results and feasibility

Mirzania, Delaram
Presentation and Outcome Following Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO) in 188 Eyes: A Gender Comparison Study

Monuszko, Karen
The gynecologic oncology patient experience with oral anti-cancer therapy: A quantitative and qualitative analysis

Schwarz, MD, Charlotte
Treating through Thrombocytopenia with Valproic Acid

Steinbrink, MD, Julie
A Transcriptional Signature of Acute Aspergillus Infection Offers High Diagnostic Accuracy Despite the Presence of Immunosuppression

Tanaka, John
Anaerobic Antibiotics and the Risk of Graft-Versus-Host Disease after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Wang, Allen
Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Weiss, MD, Martin
Resuming Anticoagulation After Bleed in Patients with Cardiac Assist Devices

Whitley, MD, PhD, Melodi Javid
UV-Induced ENTPD1 expression on immunosuppressive memory T cells in human cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Xu, Lingfan
An isoform switch of GLS1 driving disease progression and therapy resistance of prostate cancer

Young, MD, Jonathan
Development of WikiSTIM.org section on non-invasive brain stimulation, with initial focus on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for major depressive disorder (MDD)

Zaidi, MD, Hiba
A case of mania with psychosis in the setting of catecholamine-secreting paraganglioma