Eighth annual Research Day held

April 29, 2016

Thirty-three posters were presented by faculty, staff, resident physicians and medical students at the College of Community Health Sciences at its 8th annual Research and Scholarly Activity Day on April 7, 2016. Winners were named in three categories: Faculty/Staff Category First Place: “Where are the CCHS Medical School Graduates and What are They Practicing” Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel Avery Authors: Dr. Grier Stewart, Dr. Catherine Skinner, Nelle Williams, Dr. Thomas Weida and Dr. John Higginbotham Second Place: “Critical Care Interprofessional Education: Perceptions Among Nursing and Medical Students: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study” Principal Investigator: Luanne Friend Author: Dr. Richard Friend Resident Category First Place: “Student and Resident Effectiveness in Dietary Modification” Principal Investigator: Dr. Bhavika Patel Authors: Dr. Brooke Robinson, Dr. Keirsten Smith, Dr. Jennifer Clem, Dr. Melanie Tucker, Dr. Linda Knol Second Place:“Febrile JourneyPrincipal Investigator: Dr. Karen Merschman Author: Dr. Karen Burgess Medical Student Category First Place: “Impact of an Interdisciplinary Geriatric Clinic on Cognition, Depression, and Anxiety in Geriatric Patients” Principal Investigator: Brendan Meyer Authors: Aaron Garrett, Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney, Dr. Rebecca Allen, and Dana Carroll Second Place: “Needs Assessment of Medical Services for Sexual Assault Survivors at a Regional Medical Center Emergency Department” Principal Investigator: Danielle Fincher Author: Dr. Lea Yerby Of the posters presented, 14 were by faculty and staff, four were by residents and 15 were by medical students.