School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

2023 Medicine Research Day

Click here to View the Winners of MRD 2023

 

Welcome to the MRD2023 Virtual Poster Website!

This is the 34rd year for the Medicine Research Day, and we are proud to have over 50 abstracts submitted this year.

There are two categories, Translational Research and Clinical Vignettes, which come from our Students, Residents, Fellows, and Faculty.

Each abstract has a poster that can be viewed and for many a 5-8 minute video presentation that can be accessed by all.


Medical students are listed alphabetically by last name in each category (Translational Research, Clinical Vignettes and Quality Improvement. To view their Abstracts, Posters, and Video presentations describing their posters, please click on the corresponding links under their individual project title.


Translational Research

 

Aneesha Ananthula 

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"Utilization of Early Integrated Palliative Medicine Among Patients with Metastatic Solid Tumor Cancers: Findings from a Safety Net Medical Center Treating a Majority African American Population."

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Alise J Aucoin

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"Investigating the Relationship between 14 Antioxidants and PSA levels in Men "

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Nabil Essajee

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"Characteristics of Mpox Infections in Louisiana in the 2022 Outbreak "

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Mohammed Farooq

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"Alcohol exposure modulates endocannabinoid signaling and impairs fear extinction"

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Ashley ForetAshlet Foret

"Renal Mass Biopsy - An Under-utilized Tool to Prevent Overtreatment of Benign Renal Masses"

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Tom Fox

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"Effects of imaging technique and pleural line depth on in vitro and in vivo measurements of pleural line thickness"

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William Gibson

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“Novel Treatment of Immunotherapy-Resistant Renal Cell Carcinoma Using Synergistic
Effect of Interferon Gamma and LPS”

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Michael Hagensee

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"Anal Pap as a the primary screen for the Detection of Anal Dysplasia"

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McKenzie Hargis

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"Expression of microRNA Change after Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients "

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Shivani Jain

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"Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Food Insecurity: A Stratified Analysis"

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"Abdominal Pseudoaneurysms in Patients with High-Grade Traumatic Injuries: A Case Series"

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"Efficacy and Safety of CT-guided Microwave Ablation in Patients with Localized Small Renal Masses"

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Justin Meunier

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"Oxygen concentration in and around a monoplace hyperbaric chamber after emergency decompression and defibrillation safety"

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Elyse Stevens

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"Promoting Resilience for Medicaid Members with Opioid Use Disorder (PROUD)"

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Amber Trauth

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"Ascertaining barriers to Anal cancer Prevention in people living with HIV. "

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Clinical Vignettes

 

Ajibola Oluwafemi

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"Atypical Presentations in Patients with Unilateral and Bilateral Subclavian Artery Stenosis"

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Sowbharnika Arivazhagab

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"Association of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors (ICI) And Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)– A Single Healthcare System Experience. "

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"Racial disparities in the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer using 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) vs. Gemcitabine-based combination chemotherapy: A single-institutional analysis."

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Meaghan Bank

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Erin Boudoin

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"A Rare Case of Granulomatous Mastitis"

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Natalie Bush eras bush

"Bilateral Bell’s Palsy in a Pediatric Patient"

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Poster

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"Rare Renal Repercussions of a Rhabdomyosarcoma"

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"From Diabetes to Dialysis: Exploring the Acute Complications of Uncontrolled Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes during the Pandemic"

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Blaine Edwards

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"A Case of Severe Pulmonary Blastomycosis in an Immunocompetent 39-year old male"

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"Atorvastatin and Cobicistat-Elvitegravir interaction causing Myopathy in the setting of Biliary Obstruction"

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Cheryl HickeyHickey

"Atypical Avascular Necrosis treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy"

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Andrew Hoang

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"Vaping-related pneumomediastinum in the younger patient population"

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Shivani Jain

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"One Viral Reactivation After Another: HCV-Positive Renal Allograft Transplantation"

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Nataliya Khimitch

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"PD1 INHIBITOR INDUCED GASTRITIS, A RARE COMPLICATION"

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Tania Kohalkohalt

"Mucus! What is it good for? Absolutely Something! "

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Poster

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Cameron LafleurLafleur

"Not So Pure or Cute – A Case of Pleurocutaneous Fistula Post-Thoracentesis"

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Danielle Ledet Ledet

"Pleurodesis as a treatment option for unresectable malignant mesothelioma"

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Edward Leonard

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"Septic Pulmonary Emboli due to Serratia marcescens Infection arising from Infected Pacemaker Insertion Site"

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Victoria Lulich

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"Extrapulmonary Sarcoidosis following Immune Reconstitution in HIV Infecti"

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Hannah Malinosky

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"Case description of head and neck alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in an adult patient "

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Claire Mersereau

"Revisiting the Diagnostic Criteria of Constrictive Pericarditis"

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Hope Oddo Moise

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"A Curious Case of a Doxycycline Deficiency"

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Michael Olejnicak

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"Can COVID-19 Cause Progression of Dementia?"

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Chantal Pham-Wickman

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"A Rare Form of Germ Cell Tumor: Testicular Extragonadal Choriocarcinoma "

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Amanda Ritchie

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"Candida Esophagitis"

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"Complete Aortic Occlusion "

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"Severe Generalized Myositis After COVID"

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Hai Tran

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"Granulomatous Appendicitis, Dermatitis, and Encephalopathy: A Unique Case of Immune-Related Adverse Events in a Woman With Breast Cancer Treated With Pembrolizumab"

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"Bronchial Anthracofibrosis From Burn Pit Exposure"

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Jamie Tran

Jamie Tran

"The Intersection Between Hematology-Oncology and Rheumatology: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis and Macrophage Activation Syndrome in the Setting of Neutropenic Fever"

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Austin Wheeler

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"Disappearing Dysphagia and the Spontaneous Intra-Esophageal Hematoma "

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Donnell White

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"A rare case of immunotherapy-induced hemolytic anemia post-nivolumab"

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Tat Yau

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"Pulmonary Infection By A Novel Nocardia Species In A Patient With Advanced HIV Disease"

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"Deer Hunting: A Blast-O To The Lungs"

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"Case Series of Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis"

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Quality Improvement

 

Michael Brands

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"The Military Health History: Our Role in Service of a Unique Patient Population"

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Priyanka Jadhav

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"Wetmore Comprehensive Center for Excellence: Fostering TB patients for establishing Primary care A One-stop Care Co-Coordination Model. Initial Analysis of Pilot Process Improvement Program."

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Shivani Jain

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"New IR Strategies in Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain"

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Tat Yau

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"Explore Human Papillomavirus Vaccination At The HIV Outpatient Program"

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