2017 MSRP Project Descriptions

IF YOU ARE PLANNING AN INTERNATIONAL COMPONENT TO YOUR MSRP PLEASE REFER TO THIS MANUAL: Trip manual for MSRP

Please note if the project title has an asterisk next to it the project may already be taken but you are welcome to contact the PI to discuss similar projects that may be available.

AGING & GERIATRICS

Optimizing Chronic Pain Treatment with Enhanced Neuroplastic Responsiveness (OPTIMIZE)

Environmental modulation of longevity

ANESTHESIOLOGY

The impact of Microlearning style on new learners in the healthcare field

Creating a validated tool to evaluate skills in conflict management in the Healthcare field

Pre-operative Cognitive Dementia detection

Modeling Decision Optimization of Perioperative Processes

Deep Learning Approaches to Perioperative Ultrasound Image Interpretation *

Perfluorocarbon Emulsions as Resuscitation fluids and Organ preservatives

Reducing Human Errors by Improving Operating Room Ergonomics

Trauma Induced Coagulation treated with Vitamin C therapy

Identifying barriers and challenges in patient safety record

BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Transcriptional, epigenetic, and metabolic regulation of cancer progression

COMMUNITY HEALTH AND FAMILY MEDICINE

Prisoners and Physician Bias

Population Health: MAPPing Underserved Populations in Alachua County *

Fertility as the 6th Vital Sign

Grace Marketplace Garden Project

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

The PIMMS Study Analysis of Complications Associated with Emergency Department Rapid Sequence Intubation *

External Validation of the HEART Score for identification of Patients at Risk of Adverse Outcomes from Acute Coronary Syndrome

Pain and its Impact on Emergency Department Revisits Within 30 days of an Index-ED visit or Hospital Discharge

Use of the Electronic Health Record to Provide Customized Discharge Instructions on Booster Seat Use in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Molecular epidemiology and phylodynamic and phylogeographic analysis of Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission: An Emergency Department Population Sampling Strategy

MASCC Index Study

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Health behaviors and health outcomes in persons living with HIV in Florida

HEALTH OUTCOMES & POLICIES

Examining common barriers to communication and goal setting between physicians and patients with diabetes.

A Preference-Based Decision Aid for Tobacco Prevention in Adolescent Primary Care

Child Maltreatment: Health Outcomes and Prevention Strategies

A New Map of Health Care Access For Rural And Underserved Areas.

HIV Surveillance in Haiti

Incorporating Mobile Technology into Primary Care to Improve Adolescent Vaccinations

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Heterologous Immunity and Host Susceptibility to Emerging Alphaviral Infections

Ecological network approach to determine the vectors and reservoirs of a tropical zoonosis

INTERNAL MEDICINE

To the Hospital and Back: Improving Transitions of Care and Reducing Readmissions in a General Internal Medicine Clinic

Improving Preventive Care by Use of Health Maintenance Tables

Preventive Care of ESRD Patients

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION

Assessing Education in Local/Global Health Equity

Assessment of Pre-Departure Interprofessional Training for Global Health Experiences

MEDICAL EDUCATION RESEARCH

Multisource feedback and medical students

MEDICINE

Implications for ultra-sensitive troponin assays: an investigation of cardiovascular resource utilization

Underuse and disparities in use of cardiac stress testing: gender, ethnicity, and insurance status disparities

Therapy of MPS IIIB with stem cells and gene therapy

Incorporation of patient reported outcomes data in the care of US veterans with rheumatoid arthritis

Thymosin β4, a Novel Biologic Therapy for Post-traumatic Osteoarthritis

Incorporation of patient reported outcomes data in the care of US veterans with rheumatoid arthritis

Assessing Adverse Childhood Experiences, Lethality Risk, and Resilience in Clients from the Mobile Outreach Clinic Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAC)

Mobile Outreach Clinic Quality Improvement Projects

Community Health Worker (CHW) program on the Mobile Outreach Clinic

Fecal Immunohistochemical Testing (FIT) Qaulity Improvement (QI) project at Equal Access Clinic and Mobile Outreach Clinic

Research in Non-Communicable Diseases, Cervical Cancer and Breast Cancer in Haiti

Does Improved Access Change Dietary Behavior

MOLECULAR GENETICS & MICROBIOLOGY

Identification of splicing changes causative of central nervous system defects in Myotonic Dystrophy

High-resolution imaging to measure expanded microsatellite repeats in neurological disease

Molecular genetic analysis of kidney stone prevention by the bacterium Oxalobacter formigenes

NEPHROLOGY

Long Term Implications of Dialysis Catheter Infections

NEUROSURGERY

The contribution of declines in functional connectivity to cognitive aging

Inadvertent Cerebral Spinal Fluid Shunt Valve Reprogramming: Prevalence and the Correlation with Signs, Symptoms, Radiographic Changes, and the Exposure to Magnetic Fields

Cognitive and Functional Outcomes for Children with Hydrocephalus

The Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium

Posterior Fossa Decompression with or without Duraplasty for Chiari type I Malformation with Syringomyelia (PFD vs. PFDD)

Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma

The development of the neural architecture supporting memory

Metabolic heterogeneity in malignant glioma

NEWBORNS

Pilot study describing post-frenotomy course and breastfeeding success in infants.

OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

Impact of MIS faculty on the surgical approach for management of ectopic pregnancy *

Women’s Health Research – Health disparities, breast feeding, human papillomavirus, vaccination studies, surgical methods, obesity and pregnancy, contraception, strategies decreasing patient loss to follow-up, medical and resident education etc

Pelvic Pain Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Surgery and Excision of Endometriosis

CenteringPregnancy Outcomes in an Academic Institution *

Building a Prospective Registry for Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery *

Type of endometrial carcinoma in patients with lynch syndrome and survival

Recurrent disease and survival in patients with type II Endometrial carcinoma confined to a polyp after surgical staging with no adjuvant therapy

Benefits and morbidity associated with appendectomy in patients undergoing surgery for known or suspected gynecologic malignancies

Geographical disparities relating to neonatal abstinence syndrome, methadone maintenance treatment facilities in Florida

PATHOLOGY

Neuromodulation of pancreatic beta cell function by the autonomic nervous system.

Exploring the less common pathogens of infectious diarrhea: A case series and review of the literature

Design Your Own Project – Utilization of Laboratory Testing

FLT3 ITD Dysregulation of Signaling Pathways in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

PEDIATRICS

Genetics of Muscular Dystrophy

Optogenetic rehabilitation for neuromuscular disease

Incidence of Cerebral Palsy in Children with Congenital Heart Disease *

Text4Fit Pilot *

Using Health Geography to Better Understand Social Determinants of Health

Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD): A Retrospective Review

CaSR: linking nutrition to microbial ecology and gut inflammation

Targeted gene therapy for cancer

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Healthy Start Prenatal Risk Screening among Women with Adverse Perinatal Outcomes

Inadvertent Negative Outcomes from Isolation and Contact Precautions in a Pediatric Population

PHYSIOLOGY & FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS

Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Congenital Heart Disease

PSYCHIATRY

Integrating Pharmacogenomic Testing Into a Child Psychiatry Clinic

Wellness and Impairment Among Medical Professionals and Trainees

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Modeling pulmonary radiation effects in breast cancer patients and correlating with clinical manifestations of pulmonary dysfunction and QOL

SURGERY

Anemia and the Chronic Hyperadrenergic State following Major Trauma

The Use of Microfluidics and Transcriptomics to Implement Precision Medicine in Solid Organ Transplant

Virtual Simulation: Methods of Improving Interprofessional Team Performance

Simulation, Patient Safety, and Communication

COMPARISON OF PRE AND POST TREATMENT MRI IN PATIENTS WITH RECTAL CANCER WITH CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS *

IMPROVEMENT IN MEDICAL STUDENT SURGICAL PERCEPTION WITH A ROBOTIC SIMULATION EXERCISE *

CHEMORADIOTHERPAY AND TRANSANAL EXCISION FOR RECTAL CANCER.

Clinical Outcomes Based Research in Pediatric Surgery

Violent and degrading images of women: a comparison of social media posts from four Chicago neighborhoods

UROLOGY

UTI Rate Following Office Cystoscopy in the Florida VA System After Implementation of New Standardized Handling and Storage Practices