Hurley researchers fare well at 17th Annual MSU-FAME Community Research Forum

Updated May19, 2015, with Specialty Award announcements.

Reyes, Mohamed take mutliple honors

The hard work of students, residents, faculty and staff paid off May 6, 2015, when Hurley folks took home many awards from the 17th Annual Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Community Research Forum in downtown Flint. Below is a list of award-winners, including recipients of 12 major awards. Participants came from Hurley Medical Center and the other two teaching hospital on the Flint Campus of MSU-CHM. Specialty-award-winner titles and authors are to be announced after verification on May 7.

Poster session

Medical Student - Best Poster Presentation

  • 1st place: Trends in emergency department usage for asthma care in the context of health care reform. Mina Altwail, Erin Beddows, Sophia Harvey, Daniel Meyer, Laura  Carravallah.
  • 2nd place: Feasibility & perception of cell-phone-based, health-related communication with teens in an economically depressed area. Angie Buttigieg, Quoc Le, Anju Sawni, Crystal Cederna-Meko, Jenny LaChance, Joyce Ang, Irene Nunuk.

Resident/Fellow - Best Study Poster Presentation

  • 1st place: Prevalence of energy-drink consumption in adolescents. Gwendolyn Reyes, Anju Sawni, Jenny LaChance, Nicolas Lecea, Keith Edmond
  • 2nd place: MRI detects injuries to the cervical spine from blut trauma missed by CT scan in more than one third of patients. Mohamed Mohamed, Karim Elghawy, Amanda Pham, John Carr, Michael McCann, Kenneth Wilson, Puranchander Shetty.

Oral session

Medical Student - Best Oral Presentation

  • 1st place: Primary resident doctor: Improving continuity of care. Sarah Chaudhry, Mona Hanna-Attisha, Jenny LaChance, Gwendolyn Reyes, Judenia Aririguzo, Hytham Fadl.
  • 2nd place: Neutropenia during long-term intravenous antibiotic therapy. James Lim, Megan Matz, Lauren Train, Yun Wang, Sally Mung Ting Yung, Yaseen Rafee.

Resident/Fellow - Best Study Oral Presentation

  • 2nd place: Non-elective surgery triage (NEST) classification: Validation on an acute-care surgery service. Mohamed Mohamed, Michael McCann, Donald Scholten, Kenneth Wilson.

Resident/Fellow - Best Case Oral Presentation

  • 2nd place: Hiccups as a sign of serious neurologic disease. Amanda Winston, Rubin Raju, Junaid Farooq, ahmad Kaddurah, Ranjan Monga, Aladdin Rahman.

Faculty/Health Professional - Best Oral Presentation

  • 1st place: Handwashing among ob/gyn residents at Hurley Medical Center. Vickie Mello.

Forum Overall Award Recognition

  • Nurse Investigator Award: Video laryngoscopy: A survey of the current clinical practices of certified registered nurse anesthetists. Danielle Vandervelden, Cheryl Ray, James Holliday, Kelley LaBonty.
  • Public Health Research Award: Prevalence of energy-drink consumption in adolescents. Gwendolyn Reyes, Anju Sawni, Jenny LaChance, Nicolas Lecea, Keith Edmond
  • Quality Improvement/ Patient Safety Research award: Non-Elective Surgery Triage (NEST) Classification: Validation on an Acute Care Surgery ServiceMohamed Mohamed, Michael McCann, Donald Scholten, Kenneth Wilson.

    2015 Forum Specialty Award Recognition

    (Title and authors to be announced soon)

    • Anesthesia: Video laryngoscopy: A survey of the current clinical practices of certified registered nurse anesthetists. Danielle Vandervelden, Cheryl Ray, James Holliday, Kelley LaBonty.
    • Combined Medicine/Pediatrics: Hiccups as a sign of serious neurologic disease. Amanda Winston, Rubin Raju, Junaid Farooq, ahmad Kaddurah, Ranjan Monga, Aladdin Rahman.
    • Diagnostic Radiology: Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum: An Over-Investigated Benign Condition. Asif Bhimani, Asad Hayat, Chintan Patel.
    • Nutrition Services: Prevalence of energy-drink consumption in adolescents. Gwendolyn Reyes, Anju Sawni, Jenny LaChance, Nicolas Lecea, Keith Edmond
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Case Report of Fetal Intrahepatic Umbilical Vein Varix. Mohamed Satti, Hina Javaid, Rubin Raju, Sina Abhari, Ivana Vettraino.
    • Pediatrics: Caregiver Emotional Well Being and Household State as They Predict Cognitive Ability in Young Ugandan Children with HIV and  Exposed to HIV. Elizabeth Schut.
    • Psychology: Functional Outcome of Right Hemispherectomy. Maryellen Dougherty, Shannon Dennis.
    • Research: Trends in Emergency Department Usage for Asthma Care in the context of Health Care Reform. Mina Altwail, Erin Beddows, Sophia Harvey, Daniel Meyer, Laura Carravallah.
    • Trauma Surgery: Non-Elective Surgery Triage (NEST) Classification: Validation on an Acute Care Surgery ServiceMohamed Mohamed, Michael McCann, Donald Scholten, Kenneth Wilson.

      2015 Resident & Faculty Investigator Awards - Hurley

      • Resident Award: Mohamed Satti MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • Faculty Award: Mostafa Abuzeid MD, Reproductive Endocrinology
      • Faculty Award: Scott Kaatz DO, Internal Medicine