August 2020 Graduates

Using the Short Physical Performance Battery Protocol to Objectively Assess Kidney Transplant Patients

Student Researcher:
David Wroth
Mentor:
Lindsay Biondi, MD

Retrospective Analysis of Demographics and Restorative Procedures Performed in the WVU School of Dentistry Pediatric Clinic

Student Researcher:
Lauren Wiles
Mentor:
Gina Graziani, DDS, MS and Fotinos Panagakos, DMD, PhD

Using an Implementation Research Framework to Identify Facilitators and Barriers to Physical Activity and Weight Loss in Appalachia

Student Researcher:
Tyra Turner
Mentor:
Cara Sedney, MD

Developing a De-Identified Thyroid Surgery Registry to Improve Future Data Acquisition

Student Researcher:
Christina Sundar
Mentor:
Melissa LoPinto, MD, MPH

Investigating the Timing of Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Patients with Open Fractures

Student Researcher:
Heath Stevens
Mentor:
James Bardes, MD

Effects of Volleyball and Basketball on the Patellar and Achilles Tendons and Regional Difference in Ultrasound Micromorphology in the Achilles Tendon

Student Researcher:
Leah Stern
Mentor:
Yu-Jen Chang, PhD

Effects of Volleyball and Basketball on the Patellar and Achilles Tendons

Student Researcher:
Casey Schlachter
Mentor:
Yu-Jen Chang, PhD

Synthesis and Study of Photoactive Agent Emodin-Peptide for Targeting Skin Cancer Cells

Student Researcher:
Dilip Nagisetty
Mentor:
Andrey Bobko, PhD

My Experience in the Ortho Lab

Student Researcher:
Dominic Lombardo
Mentor:
Matthew Dietz, MD

Prevalence of Diabetes in Saudi Arabia

Student Researcher:
Nora Hamdi
Mentor:
Jamal Mustafa, PhD

Maintenance of Surgical Optimization in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Student Researcher:
Lisa Eller
Mentor:
Matt Dietz, MD

HELP-SURVIVE

Student Researcher:
Rhae Eisenman
Mentor:
Jennifer Knight Davis, MD

Disruption of Metabolic, Sleep, and Sensorimotor Functional Outcomes in a Female Transgenic Mouse Model of AD

Student Researcher:
Maggie Dransfeld
Mentor:
Candice Brown, PhD

The Effects of Photobiomodulation on Anaerobic Exercise and Recovery

Student Researcher:
Samuel Crow
Mentor:
Andrew G. Thompson, PhD

FitBit as a Tool to Increase Compliance with Post-Operative Ambulation Instructions

Student Researcher:
Nathan Cook
Mentor:
Kimberly Bailey, MD

Accountable Health Communities Project

Student Researcher:
Sabrina Burtner
Mentor:
Lesley Cottrell, PhD

Evaluation of Special Operations Clinical Training at an Academic Medical Center with Knowledge Assessment and Clinical Skills Confidence Survey

Student Researcher:
Joshua Bombard
Mentor:
Daniel Grabo, MD

Sleep Disorder Curriculum in US Dental Schools

Student Researcher:
Cameron Blaquiere
Mentor:
Fotinos Panagakos, DMD

Characterizing Preventative and Supportive Care Service Access to Gynecological Cancer Patients in West Virginia

Student Researcher:
Henna Bhatia
Mentor:
Nicole L. Stout, DPT, CLT, FAPTA

Expanding the Kidney Donor Pool Through Use of Hepatitis C-Infected Donors

Student Researcher:
Marissa Alvarez
Mentor:
Lynsey Biondi, MD

Functional Eye Health Screening in the Elderly Trauma Patient

Student Researcher:
Alexander Albuquerque
Mentor:
James Bardes, MD