Faculty from the WVU Health Sciences Center Charleston Campus, CAMC and students at the WVU/CAMC Charleston Campus came together on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center for the 2019 Young Researchers Forum.
Sponsored by CAMC Health Education and Research Institute and the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University’s Charleston Campus, the Young Researchers Forum offers young researchers the possibility to meet and discuss research topics and methodologies, share and develop ideas, learn from each other and gain knowledge from senior researchers.
Projects showcased in the forum included:
Steven J. Jubelirer, MD, CAMC Cancer Center - Internal Medicine
Project Title: The Incidence of Unfractionated Heparin use for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Emboli
Student: Talia Rayne - pursuing MS in Biostatistics Fall 2019
Marshall University Graduate; Major Biostatistics.
Ahmed Khan, MD, Internal Medicine
Project Title: Prospective Validation of Predictors of Earle Readmission in Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis and Developing Measures to Reduce Readmission
Student: Aubrey Cook – upcoming 2nd year WVSOM
Denison University Graduate; Major Chemistry.
William H. Carter, MD, Internal Medicine/ Cardiology
Project Title: A. Fib in the ED/ Transitions of Care
Student: John Collins – upcoming 2nd year WVSOM
Tennessee University Graduate; Major Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology.
Rayan Ihle, MD, Internal Medicine
Project Title: Social Determinants of Lung Cancer Screening
Student: Brendan Camp – upcoming 2nd year WVSOM
Baylor University Graduate; Major Biology.
Albeir Mousa, MD, Vascular Center of Excellence - Vascular Surgery
Project Title: Procedures and Outcomes for Patients with suspected Pathology in the Venous System
Student: Amal Khan
West Virginia University Undergraduate; Major Psychology.
Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, CAMC Cardiology/ Vascular Medicine
Project Title: How does Vascular Access during TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) affect long term outcomes?
Student: Nicholas Genovese – upcoming 2nd year WVSOM
Fordham University Graduate; Bachelor of Science.
Christine Teague, Phar.D., CAMC Ryan White Program/Shepard Higher Education Consortium on Poverty
Project Title: Harm Reduction for At-risk Populations in Southern WV
Student: Scott Perkins
Mark C. Bates, MD, Department: Cardiology
Project Title: The Disease Ecology of Stroke At A Large Tertiary Health Care Center
In West Virginia
Extern: Josh Wyner
Organizers extend special appreciation to the following Students and preceptors for their work associated with the following on-going projects: Health Literacy; Steven Jubelirer, MD, Preceptor-Audrey Grigore, Mouhammad Sissoko, CJ Simpson, and Francis Salisbury: EM Project; Alfred Tager, MD, Preceptor-Sarah Joesck; Dr. Carter Project- John Michael McCoy. Nick Casingal.