Projects by Date Listed

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Outcomes of aortobifemoral bypass with and without simultaneous visceral artery bypass

Entry Date: May 8, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Samir Shah
Department: Surgery

College-aged IBD patients’ healthcare utilization trends and patient satisfaction with use of telemedicine approaches

Entry Date: May 8, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ellen Zimmermann
Department: Medicine

Examining Relevance of Articles for You (XRAY) Program

Entry Date: May 4, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Laura Guyer
Department: Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research

Investigation of Factors Associated with Significant Decline in Health Outcomes in Alachua County

Entry Date: April 21, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Laura Guyer
Department: Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research

Creation of Virtual Reality Anatomical Modules

Entry Date: April 21, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Kyle Rarey
Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology

The Relative Efficacy and Applicability of Ovarian Tissue Transplantation as an Alternative to Oocyte Harvesting for Fertility Preservation in Female Cancer Patients

Entry Date: April 20, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak
Department: OB/GYN

Pelvic Fracture Outcomes in the Elderly

Entry Date: April 17, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alicia M. Mohr MD FACS FCCM
Department: Surgery

Factors affecting recovery and long-term prognosis following acute motor (AMAN) and motor-sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN) Guillain-Barre Syndrome variants

Entry Date: April 17, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Miguel Chuquilin
Department: Neurology

Pediatric HIV Database

Entry Date: April 17, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Frances Saccoccio
Department: Pediatrics

Cytokines, smoking and lung radiation response

Entry Date: April 17, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Walter O’Dell
Department: Radiation Oncology

Summer research in Radiation Oncology

Entry Date: March 3, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Kathryn Hitchcock
Department: Radiation Oncology

Assessing gender bias in semi-annual evaluations of resident

Entry Date: March 3, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Julia Close
Department: Medicine

The Relationship between the Cutaneous Microbiome and Skin Barrier in Infantile Atopic Dermatitis

Entry Date: January 27, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jennifer Schoch
Department: Dermatology

Endocrinology Consultation Effect on Stroke Outcomes

Entry Date: January 23, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alexis Simpkins
Department: Neurology

Computed tomography hyperdense acute reperfusion marker as a novel biomarker for clinical management in ischemic stroke

Entry Date: January 23, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alexis Simpkins
Department: Neurology

Pulmonary Hypertension in Anti-synthetase Syndromes – Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors

Entry Date: January 21, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr.Raju Reddy
Department: Pulmonology

Artificial Intelligence And Gynecologic Cancer Surgery

Entry Date: January 21, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Joel Cardenas
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cost Utility Analysis and Safety of Postoperative Hemoglobin Level Testing Following Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy for Gynecologic Cancer

Entry Date: January 21, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Joel Cardenas
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Integration of IntraOperative data with Preoperative data for improved Postoperative Sepsis Risk prediction

Entry Date: January 15, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Azra Bihorac
Department: Nephrology

Clinical phenotypes for AKI using clustering of time series

Entry Date: January 15, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Azra Bihorac
Department: Nephrology

Violence in Television Viewing Choices Among Hospitalized Veterans: A Pilot Study

Entry Date: January 15, 2020
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Muna Canales
Department: Medicine

Determining iron overload in pediatric cancer survivors

Entry Date: December 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Tung Wynn
Department: Pediatrics

Effects of Inhalation Anesthetics on Head and Neck Cancer

Entry Date: December 19, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Deepa Danan
Department: Otolaryngology

New Pediatric Trauma Center Effect on Established Pediatric Trauma Center

Entry Date: December 19, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Brian Yorkgitis
Department: Surgery- Jacksonville

Phenotypic precision medicine to optimize combination therapy to treat liver cancer

Entry Date: December 16, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ali Zarrinpar
Department: Surgery- Jacksonville

Molecular determinants of ethnic disparities in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Entry Date: December 16, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ali Zarrinpar
Department: Surgery- Jacksonville

Incidence of methotrexate-induced bone marrow toxicity in US Veterans with rheumatoid arthritis

Entry Date: December 10, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Michael Bubb
Department: Medicine

Do physical exam maneuvers predict relief of pain or improvement in function after subacromial corticosteroid injection?

Entry Date: December 10, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Michael Bubb
Department: Medicine

Prevalence of Chagas Disease in North Florida among at-risk individuals from Latin America

Entry Date:December 9, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Norman Beatty
Department: Medicine

EBM-Inc (Incorporating EBM into med ed)

Entry Date: December 9, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Rebecca Beyth
Department: Medicine

Assessing the immune microenvironment in head and neck cancer

Entry Date: December 7, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Natalie Silver
Department: Otolaryngology

Pharmacogenetic Predictors of Therapeutic Response to Methotrexate in Patients with Sarcoidosis

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name:Dr. Divya Patel
Department: Medicine

Observer Accuracy and Consistency of “Center-Center” Ankle Radiograph

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name:Dr. Christopher Reb
Department: Medicine

Improving glycemic control among children and adolescents with obeistya nd prediabetes with real-time feedback via continuous glucose monitoring and virtual medical nutrition therapy

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name:Dr. Angelina Bernier
Department: Pediatrics

Slow Freezing vs. Vitrification for Human Ovary Cryopreservation

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name:Dr. Gregory Christman
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Defining pathologic and genetic features of gammaherpesvirus-driven B cell lymphomas

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Scott Tibbetts
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Role of the kidney circadian clock in hypertension

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Michelle Gumz
Department: Medicine/Nephrology

Pediatric Quality and Patient Safety Improvement

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Moiz Mustafa
Department: Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

Improving Patient Satisfaction and Patient-Centered Care in the Children’s Hospital

Entry Date: December 4, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Moiz Mustafa
Department: Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

Multimodal Testing to Discover the Dynamic Anatomical and Functional Changes of Retina in Patients with Inherited Retinal Diseases

Entry Date: December 1, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jinghua Chen
Department: Ophthalmology

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Database

Entry Date:November 27, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Carolina Maciel
Department: Neurology

Three-Dimensional Printing for Trainee Simulation Models

Entry Date: November 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Travis Meyer
Department: Radiology

Management and Outcomes of Cerebral Vasculopathy in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: a Retrospective Registry

Entry Date: November 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Philipp Aldana
Department: Pediatric Neurosurgery – Jacksonville

Longitudinal Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Assessment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Entry Date: November 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Leandra Woolnough
Department: Pediatrics

To Be Determined

Entry Date: November 25, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ray Moseley
Department: Community Health and Family Medicine; Program in Bioethics, Law & Medical Professionalism

Improving Advance Directive Completion in Patients without Insurance

Entry Date: November 24, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Melanie Hagen
Department: Internal Medicine

Targeting Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas

Entry Date: November 24, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Paul Castillo
Department: Pediatrics

Medical student career choice: Who is the influencer?

Entry Date: November 22, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Janice Taylor
Department: Surgery – Division of Pediatric Surgery

Sepsis Research Studies at UFHealth-Jacksonville

Entry Date: November 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine-Jacksonville

Jacksonville Community Engagement Initiative

Entry Date: November 19, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ross Jones
Department: Community Health and Family Medicine

Reducing inpatient suicide by improved observation

Entry Date: November 19, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jacqueline Hobbs
Department: Psychiatry

Health behavior and outcomes in persons living with HIV in Florida

Entry Date: November 7, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robert Cook
Department: Epidemiology

UF Healthy Kids Medical-Legal Partnership

Entry Date: November 7, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Rachel Coleman
Department: Pediatrics

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Entry Date: November 7, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Maryam Sattari
Department: Medicine

Sexually transmitted infections in an aging population

Entry Date: November 7, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Emily Weber LeBrun
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical outcomes in pediatric surgery in low-resource settings (Global Health)

Entry Date: October 30, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robin Petroze
Department: Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

Patient-Centered Ooutcomes: Addressing Opioid Prescription Patterns in Pediatric Surgery

Entry Date: October 30, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robin Petroze
Department: Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

Clinical Pathways for Improved Patient Outcomes in Pediatric Surgery

Entry Date: October 30, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robin Petroze
Department: Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

Pathobiology of retinal Dease

Entry Date: October 29, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ekaterina Lobanova
Department: Ophthalmology

Characterization of urticarial vasculitis patients: case series and literature review

Entry Date: October 25, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Mario Rodenas
Department: Medicine

Immunosenescence vs immunodeficiency: Conundrums in the evaluation of the elderly population

Entry Date: October 25, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Lyda Cuervo Pardo
Department: Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Improving the Survivial of Pediatric Cancer Patients in a Developing Country

Entry Date: October 21, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Michael Lauzardo
Department: Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine

Improving Physician Well-Being in Florida

Entry Date: October 17, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Lisa Merlo
Department: Psychiatry

Esophageal temperature modifincation

Entry Date: October 16, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. John Catanzaro
Department: Cardiology

Can emergency medicine physicians diagnose gout on ultrasound in patients with monoarticular joint pain?

Entry Date: October 16, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. John Kiel
Department: Emergency Department

HANDEDNESS: IS IT RIGHT TO BE UP AND CLOSE?

Entry Date: October 10, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Kenneth Heilman
Department: Neurology

Understanding the Importance of The Jacksonville Safety Net

Entry Date: October 10, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville (Local/Global Health Equity project)

Disparity of care in Neurofibromatosis Syndrome across Florida

Entry Date: October 10, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Hans Shuhaiber
Department: Neurology

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Psychiatric Disease

Entry Date: October 9, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Damon Lamb
Department: Psychiatry

Phase 3 Trial of Dichloroacetate (DCA) in Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex (PDC) Deficiency

Entry Date: October 9, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Peter Stacpoole
Department: Medicine

Surgical treatment of GERD in lung transplant patients

Entry Date: October 1, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alexander Ayzengart
Department: Surgery

Reliability of spot check transcutaneous hemoglobin measurements in children in the pediatric outpatient setting

Entry Date: September 30, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Molly Posa
Department: Pediatrics

Clinically-Efficient Strategies to Address Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pediatric Practice

Entry Date: September 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ramzi Salloum
Department: Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics

Various projects in International Emergency Medicine programs

Entry Date: September 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine-Jacksonville

Assessing International Electives in Global Health Education

Entry Date: September 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine-Jacksonville

Interprofessional Global Health Predeparture Training

Entry Date: September 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine-Jacksonville

Patient Factors in Readmission for Sepsis

Entry Date: September 26, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Department: Emergency Medicine-Jacksonville

Clinical Outcomes Research in Pediatric Surgery

Entry Date: September 25, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Saleem Islam
Department: Surgery

Association of Bulk Blood Flow with Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistula maturation

Entry Date: September 24, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Scott Berceli
Department: Surgery

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Postoperative Outcomes in Thoracic Aortic Disease

Entry Date: September 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. George Arnaoutakis
Department: Surgery – Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Measuring Progress Towards Florida Cancer Plan Objectives

Entry Date: September 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Christopher Cogle
Department: Medicine

Target Validation of New Compounds that Kills Leukemia Cells

Entry Date: September 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Christopher Cogle
Department: Medicine

Physician Writers and the Literature of Illness and Health

Entry Date: September 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Christopher Cogle
Department: Medicine

Pooled CRISPR Library Screening for New Vulnerabilities of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Entry Date: September 20, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Christopher Cogle
Department: Medicine

Mind in Motion: Multimodal imaging of brain activity to investigate walking and mobility decline in older adults

Entry Date: September 19, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Todd Manini
Department: Aging and Geriatric Research

Chronic stress and anemia recovery following major trauma

Entry Date: September 16, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alicia Mohr
Department: Surgery

To be determined

Entry Date: September 13, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Professor Lauren Solberg
Department: Community Health and Family Medicine; Program in Bioethics, Law & Medical Professionalism

Cerebral networks of locomotor learning in older adults

Entry Date: September 13, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. David Clark
Department: Aging and Geriatric Research & VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center

Spinal electrical stimulation to enhance walking ability in elderly adults

Entry Date: September 13, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. David Clark
Department: Aging and Geriatric Research & VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center

Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Neurological Manifestations of Lysosomal Diseases

Entry Date: September 13, 2019
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Gustavo Maegawa
Department: Pediatrics