Research and scholarly efforts of CCHS faculty, staff, residents, medical students and graduate students were highlighted during the College’s 10th Annual Research and Scholarly Activity Day.
Twenty-seven poster presentations were displayed at the Nov. 8 event, held at CCHS. Judges were: Dr. Abbey Gregg, assistant professor in the College’s Department of Community Medicine and Population Health; Dr. Pamela Foster, professor in the College’s Department of Community Medicine and Population Health; Dr. Louanne Friend, assistant professor in the College’s Department of Community Medicine and Population Health; and Dr. Michele Montgomery, assistant dean and associate professor in UA’s Capstone College of Nursing.
Winners were named in two categories:
Medical Student and Resident Division
First Place: Dr. Richard Giovane, Dr. Louanne Friend, Mathew Leatherwood, Hui Wang, for Predicting the Need to Order Blood Cultures Using Neuroshell©: A Retrospective Chart Review.
Second Place: Dr. Russ Guin, Dr. Louanne Friend, Suzanne Henson, RD, for Hiding in Plain Sight: An Innovative Hypertension Identification and Treatment.
Third Place: Dr. Cory Luckie, Dr. Jared Ellis, Dr. Cecil Robinson, for Interprofessional ACLS Simulation Retraining to Promote Resident Confidence.
First Place: Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer, Andrea Hayes, Steven Simmons, for Sustained use of Power PATH, an Aligned Parent and Child Social Emotional Learning Program at Pickens County Early Learning Center.
Second Place: Dr. Qinglin Hu, Hui Wang, Dr. Gregg Bell, for The Socio-Economic Context of Opioid Abuse in Alabama: A County-Level Analysis.
Third Place: Dr. Randi-Henderson-Mitchell, Dr. John C. Higginbotham, Dr. Lea Yerby, Dr. Jason Parton, Dr. Daniel Avery, Dr. Marilyn Whitman, Dr. Shawn Mitchell, for The Rotavirus Vaccine Series Completion and Health Care Utilization in a Medicaid Population.
Third Place: Dr. Lea Yerby, Dr. Joy Bradley, for How Communities Change Us: Professional Identity Formation Analysis Utilizing Reflections from a Third-Year Rural and Community Medicine Rotation.
Of the posters, 14 were presented in the Medical Student and Resident Division, and 13 in the Faculty Division.