Regional Research Day was held on May 25 at the LSU Medical Education and Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. Over 150 faculty members, medical students, residents, staff and community guests were in attendance. A total of 30 posters (14 clinical research, 16 case study) and 4 oral presentations were presented at the program. Winners in each category were chosen. Congratulations to all who participated.
Award Winner for Best Oral Presentation: Improvement in Liver Fibrosis Score Occurs After Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus with Direct Acting Antivirals, Jennifer Broussard, MD, LSUHSC-Internal Medicine Program, Baton Rouge
Award Winner for Best Poster Case Report – Neglecting the Obvious – Antiphospholipid Syndrome , Morgan Walker, K. Olivier, Kristin Talbot, Will Varnado, MD, LSUHSC-Internal Medicine Program – Baton Rouge
Award Winner for Best Poster Original Research – Regional Practices Patterns for Newly Diagnosed Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Baton Rouge – Robert, Taylor, MD; Michael Barker, MD, and J. Casey Chapman, MD
The SOM Graduate Medical Office in Baton Rouge would like to give special thanks and recognition to Dr. Matthew Foy, Chairman of Research Day, and to the select group of judges, which included Dr. Claude D’Antonio, Dr. Eric Rowley, and Dr. Chris Thomas.