2021 Celebration of Medical Student Research and Award Winners

The Alpha Omega Alpha Award in the amount of $1000

  • Student: Pranshu Bhardwaj, Class of 2023
    Project: “Exploring Script Concordance Testing as a Formative Assessment Tool in a Pediatric Clerkship”
    Mentor: Maria Kelly, Department of Pediatrics

The Lawrence M. Goodman Trust Award in the amount of $500

  • Student: Rohan Patel, Class of 2023
    Project: “Interleukin-8 is Released from Human Pancreatic Tumors and Can Drive Muscle Atrophy”
    Mentor: Andrew Judge, Department of Physical Therapy

The Lawrence M. Goodman Trust Award in the amount of $400

  • Student: Joanne DeAndrade, Class of 2023
    Project: “Adverse Childhood Experiences are Associated with Cardiometabolic Risk among Hispanic American Adolescents”
    Mentor: Michelle Cardel, Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics

The Lawrence M. Goodman Trust Award in the amount of $300

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  • Student: Karly Landvay, Class of 2023
    Project: “Spatial Artistic Displays of Emotional Valence”
    Mentor: Kenneth Heilman, Department of Neurology

Finalists Award in the amount of $200:

  • Student: Rachel Baker, Class of 2023
    Project: “Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Management of Type I Diabetes in the Pediatric Emergency Department”
    Mentor: Laura Jacobsen, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Student: Tiag Bhamber, Class of 2023
    Project: “Psychiatric Sequelae of Unexpected and Emergent Perinatal and Postpartum Outcomes”
    Mentor: Dikea Roussos-Ross, Department of OB/GYN

*We have not ranked the Finalists*

Semi-finalists Award in the amount of $100:

  • Student: Abdillahi Ahmed, Class of 2023
    Project: “Efficacy of Patient and Clinician Reminders on Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening”
    Mentor: Maryam Sattari, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Student: Michael Bacchus, Class of 2023
    Project: “Prognostic Factors Associated with the Completion of Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Previously overdue patients
    Mentor: Maryam Sattari, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Student: Joseph Calpin, Class of 2023
    Project: “Developing a Multi-disciplinary Pathway for Pediatric Appendicitis: A Comprehensive Quality Improvement Project (Part One: Diagnosis)”
    Mentor: Robin Petroze, Department of Pediatric Surgery
  • Student: Tiffany Lowtan, Class of 2023
    Project: “Does Prior History of Intimate Partner Violence Increase Likelihood of Substance Use Disorders During Pregnancy?”
    Mentor: Dikea Roussos-Ross, Department of OB/GYN
  • Student: Max Parker, Class of 2023
    Project: “Identifying new risk factors for early-onset CRC in population under 50 years old using EHR-based machine learning.”
    Mentor: Thomas George, Department of Hematology and Oncology
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  • Student: Emma Powers, Class of 2023
    Project: “Does Prior History of Intimate Partner Violence Increase Likelihood of Substance Use Disorders During Pregnancy?”
    Mentor: Joseph Philip, Congenital Heart Center
  • Student: Michael Quillen, Class of 2023
    Project: “Identifying new risk factors for early-onset CRC in population under 50 years old using EHR-based machine learning”
    Mentor: Thomas George, Department of Hematology and Oncology

*We have not ranked the Semi-Finalists*

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