Projects by Date Listed

Point-of-care Intervention to Address Financial Toxicity in Patients with Cancer
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Ramzi Salloum
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics
Email: rsalloum@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 294-4997
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Telehealth use in Pediatric Weight Management during COVID-19
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Angelina Bernier
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email:angelina@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 265-7337
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Social Determinants of Health Associated with Hospitalization, Morbidity and Mortality of COVID-19 Patients
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Shama Patel
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Emergency Medicine
Email: shama.patel@ufl.jax.edu
Phone Number: (203) 675-3300
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Emergency Endotracheal Intubation by Non-Anesthesiologists in a Neuroscience ICU in a Large Academic University Hospital – Airway Outcomes and Complications
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Marc-Alain Babi
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Neurology
Email: m.babi@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (802) 777-2880
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Emergency Management of Acute Neurological Emergencies in a Live High-Fidelity Multidisciplinary Simulation Setting
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Marc-Alain Babi
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Neurology
Email: m.babi@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (802) 777-2880
Project Category: CQI
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Chronic Stress and Anemia Recovery Following Major Trauma
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Alicia Mohr
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Surgery
Email: alicia.mohr@surgery.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 273-5670
Project Category: Surgery
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Sustainable Global Health Education Frameworks
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Elizabeth DeVos
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Emergency Medicine
Email: elizabeth.devos@jax.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (904) 244-4405
Project Category: Literature Review
International Component or Travel: Potentially
Date Listed: 11/24/2020

Leveraging Sleep/Wake Homeostasis to Improve Physiology and Health
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Andrew Liu
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Physiology and Functional Genomics
Email: andrew.liu@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 294-8900
Project Category: Basic
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/23/2020

Impact of White Matter Hyperintensities on Speech Perception Performance in Patients for Cochlear Implant Evaluation
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Si Chen
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Otolaryngology
Email: sichen1@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (305) 849-3004
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/23/2020

Diastolic function recovery post heart transplantation
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Mohammad Al-Ani
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Cardiology
Email: mohammad.alani@medicine.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (619) 277-3186
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/23/2020

Mechanisms of Placenta Accreta Spectrum
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Professor Helen Jones
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Physiology and Functional Genomics
Email: jonesh@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (513) 227-2869
Project Category: Translational
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/23/2020

Role of JAK-1 dependent cytokines and the JAK/STAT pathway in skin barrier defects observed in Atopic Dermatitis
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Anna De Benedetto
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Dermatology
Email: adebenedetto@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 594-1916
Project Category: Basic
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/23/2020

Is Hypomagnesemia Associated With Pertuzumab?
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Karen Daily
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Hematology and Oncology
Email: karen.daily@medicine.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 222-1423
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/20/2020

Immunopathology of chronic sinusitis
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jennifer Mulligan
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pulmonology
Email: jennifer.mulligan@medicine.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 273-8638
Project Category: Translational
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/19/2020

Kidney Biopsies: Does Needle Gauge Influence Tissue Adequacy
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robert Heithaus
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Interventional Radiology
Email: robert.heithaus@radiology.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (601) 466-1235
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/19/2020

Transjugular Intraheaptic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) creation: preoperative imaging and predictors of outcomes
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Robert Heithaus
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Interventional Radiology
Email: robert.heithaus@radiology.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (601) 466-1235
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/19/2020

Identification and Evaluation of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual Disability at the University of Florida
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jacqueline Michel
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email: j.michel@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (715) 681-0692
Project Category: CQI
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/18/2020

Identification and Evaluation of Obesity and its Comorbidities in University of Florida Primary Care
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Jacqueline Michel
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email: j.michel@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (715) 681-0692
Project Category: CQI
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/18/2020

Intercellular communication during adult tissue repair
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Daniel Kopinke
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Email: dkopinke@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 294-5355
Project Category: Basic
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/13/2020

Medical Student & Physician Wellbeing
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Lisa Merlo
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Psychiatry
Email: lmerlo@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 294-4932
Project Category: Literature Review
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/05/2020

Technology and Translational Research on Aging
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Todd Manini
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Aging and Geriatric
Email: tmanini@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 273-5914
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/05/2020

Motor Learning and Brain Activity in Older Adults
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. David Clark
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Aging and Geriatric
Email: davidclark@ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 376-1611
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/05/2020

Stem cell therapy for Sanfilippo Syndrome
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Coy Heldermon
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Hematology and Oncology
Email: coy.heldermon@medicine.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (352) 273-7497
Project Category: Translational
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/05/2020

Cerebral Revascularization Reduces Stroke in Sickle Cell Disease with Moyamoya Syndrome: Retrospective Study
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Philipp Aldana
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Surgery
Email: Philipp.Aldana@jax.ufl.edu
Phone Number: (904) 633-0789 
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/04/2020

Novel Insights in the Pathophysiology of A-Synuclein Dysregulation of Dopamine Neurons
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Neurology
Email: Habibeh@ufl.edu 
Phone Number: (352) 273-8115 
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/04/2020

Epidemiology, clinical features and outcome of pediatric hematology and oncology patients with CLABSI
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Silvana Carr
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email: s.carr1@peds.uf.edu
Phone Number: (813) 312-4881
Project Category: Medical Record Review
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/04/2020

Demographic, Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Ventilator-associated Tracheitits and Pneumonia in a Pediatric Population
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Silvana Carr
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email: s.carr1@peds.uf.edu
Phone Number: (813) 312-4881
Project Category: Medical Record Review
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/04/2020

Metabolic Syndrome In Transgender Youth
Faculty Mentor’s Name: Dr. Kristin Dayton
Faculty Mentor’s Department: Pediatrics
Email: kristinjohnson23@ufl.edu 
Phone Number: (727) 409-1852 
Project Category: Clinical
International Component or Travel: No
Date Listed: 11/04/2020