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A case for prophylaxis in autoimmune-related interstitial lung disease


Adrienne Poon, George Washington University
Suchita Kumar, George Washington University
Matthew Bernetich, George Washington University
Robert Maximos, George Washington University

A Case Study of Rumple-Leede Phenomenon


Catherine Mackenzie, George Washington University
Jacob Lambdin, George Washington University

A Comparison of Narcotic Usage and Length of Post-Operative Hospital Stay in Open Versus Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion


David Falk, George Washington University
Michael Hoy, George Washington University
Darshan Vora, George Washington University
Christine Piper, George Washington University

A cross sectional study reveals an association between electronic cigarette use and myocardial infarction


Nardos Temesgen, George Washington University
Ivan Pena, George Washington University
Tahir Tayeb, George Washington University
Talal Alzahrani, George Washington University

A large retrospective analysis reveals an association between coronary heart disease and history of depression and anxiety


Tushina Jain, George Washington University
Tanuka Datta, George Washington University
Brian Choi, George Washington University
Talal Alzahrani, George Washington University

A Medical Student Foray into the Depths of Public Health: An Exploratory Investigation Toward a Community Dashboard Characterizing the Experiences of Frailty in Order to Guide Improvement

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An Harmanli, George Washington University
Danielle Fahoome, George Washington University
Burton Masem, George Washington University
Ellen Massey, George Washington University
Beverly Lunsford, George Washington University
Joanne Lynn, George Washington University
Elizabeth Cobbs, George Washington University

Poster number: 257

A Review of Pain Control in Pediatric Cardiac Bypass Surgery

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Pranathi Ari, George Washington University
Andrew T. Waberski, George Washington University
Nina Deutsch, George Washington University

Poster number: 191

A Videographic Assessment of the Quality of EMS to ED Handoff Communication during Pediatric Resuscitations


Brian Sumner, George Washington University
Emily Grimsley, George Washington University
Niall Cochrane, George Washington University
Ryan Keane, George Washington University
Paul Mullan, George Washington University
Karen O'Connell, George Washington University

Adoption of a Multidimensional Approach to Assessing the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Neurocognitive and Behavioral Outcomes in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease


Isabella Taormina, George Washington University
Tess Kennedy, George Washington University
Kristina Hardy, George Washington University
Steven Hardy, George Washington University

Aggressive Signet Ring Cell Gastric Adenocarcinoma in a young man


Nardos Temesgen, George Washington University
Lauren Choi, George Washington University
Suzanne Chang, George Washington University

Agreement between Parents and Children regarding Child Mental and Behavioral Health Symptoms in Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Hematology Clinics


Kristina Kissiova, George Washington University
Steven Hardy, George Washington University
Hemant Sharma, George Washington University
Linda Herbert, George Washington University

An analysis of fixed dose IV recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) and clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients with body weight >100 kilograms: pooled data from three randomized clinical trials


Shahram Majidi, George Washington University
Christopher Leon Guererro, George Washington University
Kathleen Burger, George Washington University
Adnan I. Qureshi, George Washington University

An Intronic Variant in DCHS2 is Associated with Bone Mineral Density in Children and Young Adults


Alex Gu, George Washington University
Jordan Cohen, George Washington University
Andrea Attenasio, George Washington University
Samuel Swenson, George Washington University
Heather Gordish-Dressman, George Washington University
Marianne Floor, George Washington University
Brennan Harmon, George Washington University
Eric Hoffman, George Washington University
Dustin Hittel, George Washington University
Leticia M. Ryan, George Washington University
Susan Knoblach, George Washington University
Joseph Devaney, George Washington University
Laura Tosi, George Washington University

An unusual presentation of giant cell arteritis causing delay in diagnosis


Seemal Awan, George Washington University
Kurt Isaac-Elder, George Washington University
Erica McBride, George Washington University

An Updated Institutional Review of Mastectomy and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Rates


Cecilia Rossi, George Washington University
Christine Teal, George Washington University
Anita McSwain, George Washington University
Claire Edwards, George Washington University

Analysis of HIV-1 quasispecies sequences generated by High Throughput Sequencing (HTS) using HIVE

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Naila Gulzar, George Washington University
Bhavna Hora, Duke University
Konstantinos Karagiannis, George Washington University
Krista Smith, George Washington University
Feng Gao, Duke University
Raja Mazumder, George Washington University

Poster number: 266

Anatomical Knowledge Retention in Changing Curricula


Alexa Lean, George Washington University
Juliet Lee, George Washington University
Ellen Goldman, George Washington University
Gisela Butera, George Washington University
Kirsten Brown, George Washington University
Rosalyn Jurjus, George Washington University

Antinuclear Antibodies and Hidradenitis Suppurativa


Shaunak Mulani, George Washington University
Sean McNish, George Washington University
Sami Serafi, George Washington University
Sarah Harris, George Washington University
Victoria Shanmugam, George Washington University

Application of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics to Determine Dose Optimization using Beta Lactams in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Population


Caroline Jensen, George Washington University
Hani Fanous, George Washington University
Hollis Chaney, George Washington University
Iman Sami, George Washington University
Geovanny F. Perez, George Washington University
Stan Louie, George Washington University
Andrea Hahn, George Washington University

Are healthy Veterans more health literate: Implementing a novel After Hospital Care Plan to Improve Patient Understanding and Facilitate Efficient Follow- Up Care at the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Sripooja Satya, George Washington University
Sarah Tran, George Washington University
Mitali Mehta, George Washington University
Megan Conroy, George Washington University
Cherinne Arundel, George Washington University

Are We There Yet?: Teen Pregnancy Rates in the District of Columbia from 2006-2014


Ruqayyah Abdul-Karim, George Washington University
Brenda Miller, George Washington University

Artificial Sweetener such as Sucralose May Promote Inflammation in Human Subcutaneous Fat-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs)


Jay Patel, George Washington University
Cleyton Domingues, George Washington University
Nabanita Kundu, George Washington University
Neeki Ahmadi, George Washington University
Allison C. Sylvetsky, George Washington University
Kristina Rother, George Washington University
Sabyasachi Sen, George Washington University

Beneficial Effects of Oxytocin in Sleep Apnea


Kyle Mele, George Washington University

Brain Drain and medical workforce retention within Ethiopia, Addis Ababa


Hanan Tafesse, George Washington University

Brain Myo-inositol and Glutamine Levels as a Predictor of Neurotoxicity in Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency


Lindsay Clarke, George Washington University

Breast Lesions Detected Via Breast Specific Gamma Imaging: Descriptor Characteristics and Positive Predictive Value

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Jason Ching, George Washington University
Rachel Brem, George Washington University

Building Referral Services at the Bridge to Care Clinic


Elinor Shetter, George Washington University
Katherine Stricker, George Washington University
David Popiel, George Washington University

Care Conundrum in the ED: The Gap Between Clinician Awareness and Patient Expectations about Advance Directives


Evan Shapiro, George Washington University
Aleksandra Smith, George Washington University
Pouya Gharahdaghi, George Washington University
Elizabeth Cobbs, George Washington University
Beverly Lunsford, George Washington University
Ivy Benjenk, George Washington University
Rahul Nadendla, George Washington University
An Harmanli, George Washington University

Care Team Face Sheets: A quality improvement project to enhance patient-provider communication


Caitlin Mingey, George Washington University
James Howard, George Washington University
Kathryn Humes, George Washington University
Veeshal Modi, George Washington University
Angela Ryan, George Washington University
Anne Cioletti, George Washington University

Change is Slow, but Apathy is Devastating/Challenging Medical Education in Health Policy & Criminal Justice/Curriculum Development: Incarceration & Health 101


Cara Buchanan, George Washington University

Characteristics and outcomes of patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction among patient enrolled in Community Health Program


Linda Bostrom, George Washington University
Steve Robie, George Washington University
Scott Baute, George Washington University
Richard Katz, George Washington University
Gurusher Panjrath, George Washington University
Al Saleh Qusai, George Washington University

Clinical and Demographic Factors Associated with Emergency Medical Services Arrival to a Pediatric Emergency Department


Allen Yiu, George Washington University
Kristen Breslin, George Washington University
Joelle Simpson, George Washington University
Kathleen Brown, George Washington University

Coagulopathy with Chimerism; the Risks of Rituximab


HInd Rafei, George Washington University
Samah Nassereddine, George Washington University
Ivan Garcia, George Washington University

Comparison of DLP-based effective dose to Monte Carlo-based effective dose in low dose chest CTs


Jonathan Friedman, George Washington University
Shawn Haji-Momenian, George Washington University

Comparison of Two Techniques for Humeral Reconstruction in Unconstrained Shoulder Arthroplasty


Thomas Swaffield, George Washington University
Shawn Haji-Momenian, George Washington University
Andrew S. Neviaser, George Washington University

Concussion Screening Evaluation: BESS vs Sway

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Zachariah Hatoum, George Washington University
Aidan Neustadtl, Georgetown University
Jeremy Altman, Georgetown University
Aurash Zarrinbakhsh, Georgetown University
David Milzman, Georgetown University

Poster number: 145

ConnectER Usage: Are Physicians Comfortable Using Telemedicine for Follow Ups on Non-Visual Diagnoses?


Sameer Singhal, George Washington University
Waddaa Redha, George Washington University
Neal Sikka, George Washington University

Conscious Sedation Simulation Course for Medical Providers and Its Effect on Decreasing Procedural Sedation-Related Complications in the ED


Reem Alhawas, George Washington University
Eussra El-Magbri, George Washington University
Claudia Ranniger, George Washington University
Rita Manfrendi, George Washington University
Robert Shesser, George Washington University

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Improves Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Progenitor Cells (CD34+ cells)


Myung Yang, George Washington University
Alexander Cho, George Washington University
Cleyton C. Domingues, George Washington University
Neeki Ahmadi, George Washington University
Nabanita Kundu, George Washington University
Yana Kropotova, George Washington University
Anne Hunley, George Washington University
Naji Younes, George Washington University
Sabyasachi Sen, George Washington University
Vivek Jain, George Washington University

Cooperative Interaction between the Renal Neuropeptide FF Receptors and the Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor


Momina Mazhar, George Washington University
Jerald Gomes, George Washington University
Laureano D. Asico, George Washington University
Pedro A. Jose, George Washington University
Van Anthony M. Villar, George Washington University

Correlation of fetal MRI findings and need for postnatal VP shunt in children born with Myelomeningocele


Wahab Syed, George Washington University
Dorothy Bulas, George Washington University
Eva Rubio, George Washington University
Chima O. Oluigbo, George Washington University
Suresh N. Magge, George Washington University

Cranial bone grafting in the setting of infection: is it an absolute contraindication?


Max Mandelbaum, George Washington University
Jerry Chao, George Washington University
Gary Rogers, George Washington University
Robert Keating, George Washington University
Christopher Zarella, George Washington University
John Myseros, George Washington University
Suresh Magge
Albert Oh, George Washington University

Crohn's Disease Patients More Frequently Utilize the Emergency Department and Physician Offices than Ulcerative Colitis Patients


Aliq Khan, George Washington University
Ahmed Radhi, George Washington University
Mohammed Alsager, George Washington University
Matthew Chandler, George Washington University
Marie L. Borum, George Washington University

Cytokine production varies between hidradenitis suppurativa, chronic wounds and normal keratinocytes in an in-vitro wound closure model


Peter Z. Berger, George Washington University
Anirban Banerjee, George Washington University
Sean McNish, George Washington University
Victoria K. Shanmugam, George Washington University

Defining the Foundations of and Parameters for Clinical Public Health


Jensen Galvis, George Washington University
Karla Bartholomew, George Washington University

Delayed onset of IL-17A/F-mediated protective immunity against community-acquired MRSA skin infection


Mark Marchitto, George Washington University
Carly Dillen, George Washington University
Nathan Archer, George Washington University
Robert Miller, George Washington University
Yu Wang, George Washington University
Roger Ortines, George Washington University
Lloyd Miller, George Washington University

Depressive Symptoms and Patient-Provider Communication in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes


Margaret Berrigan, George Washington University
MaryJane Simms, George Washington University
Randi Streisand, George Washington University
Maureen Monaghan, George Washington University

Development of an interleukin-4-inducing principle from Schistosoma mansoni eggs (IPSE)-specific PCR assay as a quantitative predictor of schistosomiasis-associated morbidity

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Dannah Farah, George Washington University
Evaristis Mbanefo, Biomedical Research Institute, Rockville, MD
Michael H. Hsieh, George Washington University

Poster number: 275

Differential mRNA expression in ectopic germinal centers of myasthenia gravis thymus

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Manjistha Sengupta, George Washington University
Bi-Dar Wang, George Washington University
Norman H. Lee, George Washington University
Gary Cutter, University of Alabama
Linda L. Kusner, George Washington University
Henry J. Kaminski, George Washington University

Poster number: 291

Diffusion Tensor Imaging Identifies White Matter Dysmaturation in a Hypoxic Porcine Model of Congenital Heart Disease


Vncent Parenti, George Washington University
Paul D. Morton, George Washington University
Gary R. Stinnett, George Washington University
Richard A. Jonas, George Washington University
Vittorio Gallo, George Washington University
Nobuyuki Ishibashi, George Washington University

Early Detection of Amylin Aggregation with a Miniature Optical-Fiber Based Sensor


Annie Matsko, George Washington University
Zhaowen Liu, George Washington University
Michael Helton, George Washington University
Adams Hughes, George Washington University
Mark Reeves, George Washington University

Effect of Sexual orientation on the rate of heart attack


Jay Patel, George Washington University
Matthew Bernetich, George Washington University
Talal Alzahrani, George Washington University

Electronic Medical Record Discharge Template Use Improves Resident Efficiency


Ivan Pena, George Washington University
Christina Sensabaugh, George Washington University
Michael Simon, George Washington University
Marcella Katsnelson, George Washington University
Barrett Holen, George Washington University

Emergency Contraception Candidacy in the Pediatric Emergency Department


Natalie Mandel, George Washington University
Gia M. Badolato, George Washington University
Monika Goyal, George Washington University

Emergency department approach to electrical toothbrush associated hand injury, a unique case of non-oropharyngeal injury.

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Hannah Robinson, George Washington University
Neal Sikka, George Washington University
Chimere Little, George Washington University
Ali Pourmand, George Washington University

Poster number: 281

Evaluating Expansion Protocols for Generating Cord Blood Derived Natural Killer Cell Therapies


Emily Wikner, George Washington University
Allison B. Powell, George Washington University
Catherine M. Bollard, George Washington University
C Russell Cruz, George Washington University

Exercise Capacity and Hospitalization Rates in Veterans


Aayushi Sardana, George Washington University
Jennifer Kerns, George Washington University
Peter Kokkinos, George Washington University
Angelike Liappis, George Washington University
Charles Faselis, George Washington University

Extruded MIS Lateral Interbody Fusion Cage and Revision: A Case Report


Evan Smith, George Washington University
Jordan Cohen, George Washington University
Gleb Medvedev, George Washington University
Dan Gerscovich, George Washington University
Warren Yu, George Washington University
Joseph O'Brien, George Washington University

Fluctuating Monoclonal Gammopathy Protein levels in Idiopathic Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome


Noah Ravenborg, George Washington University
Dalia Mobarek, George Washington University

Fungus Amungus -- A common disease state that is commonly missed: a survey based study

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Ramsin Yadgar, George Washington University
Adam Friedman, George Washington University
Neal Bhatia, George Washington University

GPR83 function contributes to salt resistance


Milan Patel, George Washington University
Xiaoxu Zheng, George Washington University
Laureano D. Asico, George Washington University
Pedro A. Jose, George Washington University
Ines Armando, George Washington University

Healthcare Provider and Patient Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Regarding Zika Virus

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Quinton Katler, George Washington University
Prachi Godiwala, George Washington University
Charles Macri, George Washington University
Beth Pineles, George Washington University
AIleen Chang, George Washington University
Homa Ahmadzia, George Washington University

Poster number: 339

Hectd1 Promotes Retinoic Acid Signaling in the Epicardium Required for Myocardial Proliferation During Heart Development


Omowunmi Oluwo, George Washington University
Kelsey Sugrue, George Washington University
Irene Zohn, George Washington University

Impact of a Student Led Rheumatology Interest Group on Medical Student Interest in Rheumatology


Sonia Silinsky Krupnikova, George Washington University
Timothy Brady, George Washington University
Michael Sheppard, George Washington University
N. Andrew LaCombe, George Washington University
Adey Berhanu, George Washington University
Sean McNish, George Washington University
Victoria Shanmugam, George Washington University

IMPACT OF EXPANDED MEDICAID COVERAGE ON HOSPITAL LENGTH STAY FOLLOWING INJURY


Kerry Townsend, George Washington University

Improving HIV Screening Rates at an Academic Teaching Institution Internal Medicine Resident Clinic


Brandon Anderson, George Washington University
Lauren Choi, George Washington University
Celia Mouyal, George Washington University
Stephen Testa, George Washington University
Dembi Huya-Kouadio, George Washington University
Amanda Nizam, George Washington University
Andrew Shelton, George Washington University

Improving Lung Cancer Screening in Primary Care


Anokhi Shah, George Washington University
Hind Rafei, George Washington University
Sarah Alsamarai, George Washington University
Jonathan Gwizdala, George Washington University
April Barbour, George Washington University

Improving Patient Experience in Hospitalized Patients Through a Music Listening Program


Rahkee Barai, George Washington University
Shuo Sally He, George Washington University
Jeremy Safran, George Washington University
Maxine LeSaux, George Washington University
Mark Zocchi, George Washington University
Vanessa Torres-Llenza, George Washington University

Improving plan of care communication between primary resident teams and nursing staff


Kristen Millado, George Washington University
Matthew Tick, George Washington University
Seemal Awan, George Washington University
David Burstein, George Washington University
James Mitchell, George Washington University
Jessica Bochert, George Washington University
Courtney Paul, George Washington University
April Barbour, George Washington University

Improving the Screening Process for Sleep Apnea in the Internal Medicine Residents' clinic


Hani Alhamoud, George Washington University
Ameen Alahmdi, George Washington University
Jeffrey Lankowsky, George Washington University
Sivateja Madava, George Washington University
April Barbour, George Washington University

In-Person Clinic-Based versus Smartphone Application-Based Plans for Weight Loss among the Overweight and Obese


Danya P. Anouti, George Washington University
Alicia Garcia-Alvarez, George Washington University
Laura W. Fuentes, George Washington University
Brian W. Weir, George Washington University
Lawrence J. Cheskin, George Washington University

Incidental Hydrocele Rupture During Vasectomy: A Case Report


Joshua Sohn, George Washington University
Joel Ahlgrim, George Washington University

Incorporating NSQIP into Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Promoting an Environment of Education, Transparency, and Accountability


Luke Rettig, George Washington University
Sara L. Zettervall, George Washington University
Neerav Patel, George Washington University
Lauri Buckley, George Washington University
Stanley Knoll, George Washington University
Khashayar Vaziri, George Washington University

Increased Visceral Adiposity in Obese Adolescents with Hyperglycemia Compared to Normoglycemic Obese Peers


Suzanne Arnott, George Washington University
Sheela N. Magge, George Washington University

Increasing nursing participation in morning rounds for hospitalized patients at GWUH


Caitlin Willemann, George Washington University
Nupur Mehta, George Washington University

Introducing Patient-Centered Documentation of Treatment Plans During Clinic Visits


Samantha Ober, George Washington University
Vincent DeChavez, George Washington University
Lauren Glikes, George Washington University
Elora Majumder, George Washington University
Nathan Nguyen, George Washington University

Is Prehospital Care Supported by Evidence-Based Guidelines? An Environmental Scan and Quality Appraisal using AGREE II


Eddy Lang, George Washington University
Christopher Leyton, George Washington University
Kathleen Brown, George Washington University
Eileen Bulgar, George Washington University
DIana Kruas, George Washington University
Micheal Sayre, George Washington University
Seth Turner, George Washington University

Low Serum Trypsin Levels Predict Deep Pancreatic Cannulation Failure during ERCP in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis


Tina Boortalary, George Washington University
Niloofar Yahyapourjalaly, George Washington University
Robert A. Moran, George Washington University
Yen-i Chen, George Washington University
Mahya Faghih, George Washington University
Ayesha Kamal, George Washington University
Venkata S. Akshintala, George Washington University
Nasim Parsa, George Washington University
Farshid A. Fargahi, George Washington University
Saowanee Ngamruengphong, George Washington University
Vivek Kumbhari, George Washington University
Anthony N. Kalloo, George Washington University
Mouen A. Khashab, George Washington University
Vikesh K. Singh, George Washington University

Medical Education Research without Active Student Participation: An Observational Study


Breeana Johng, George Washington University
Angelina Johny, George Washington University
Nikhila Janakiram, George Washington University
Brinda Mysore, George Washington University
Zhiyong Han, George Washington University

Medical Resource Utilization of Outpatient Care for Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

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Rabia Idrees, George Washington University
Michael Fisher
Rachel Hachen
Brian Callaghan
Robert A. Avery, George Washington University

Poster number: 322

miR-196b is a Potential Biomarker for Human Esophageal Cancer


Tao Chen, George Washington University
Jeffrey Jacob, George Washington University
Robert S. Siegel, George Washington University
Patricia Latham, George Washington University
Sidney W. Fu, George Washington University

miR-200b may serve as therapeutic target for triple negative breast cancer


Refka Albeyati, George Washington University
Sidney W. Fu, George Washington University
Xiaohui Tan, George Washington University

Molecular Signatures of the Different Types of Hyperlipidemia According to the Fredrickson Classification


Daniel Szvarca, George Washington University
Max Mandelbaum, George Washington University
Vikas Kotha, George Washington University
Nigel Amankwah, George Washington University
Zhiyong Han, George Washington University

Mutations in BRAF Are Associated With Higher Levels of Immune Infiltrates in Microsatellite-Stable Colon Cancer

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Jake Rubin, George Washington University
Eduard Porta Parto, George Washington University

Poster number: 170

Nasogastric Decompression is Associated with Increased Hospital Length of Stay but No Reduction in Need for Surgery in ED Patients with Acute Small Bowel Obstruction


Angeline Johny, George Washington University
Daniel Berman, George Washington University
Mohammed Alkhunaizi, George Washington University
Paige Kulie, George Washington University
Lorna Richards, George Washington University
Hamza Ijaz, George Washington University

Needs Assessment of Pediatric Radiological Equipment and Cross-Cultural Investigation into Parental Empowerment in Pediatric Radiology Program Development in the Kingdom of Bhutan

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Danielle Canter, George Washington University

No Pain, No Gain: Renal Infarction Following Anabolic Steroid Use


Christina Sensabaugh, George Washington University
Suzanne Chang, George Washington University

Nonrheumatic myopericarditis post acute streptococcal pharyngitis: An uncommon cause of sore throat with ST segment elevation.


Daniel Gelman, George Washington University
S. Davis, George Washington University
Hamid Shokoohi, George Washington University

Nutrition in Medical Education: Where do we stand and what needs to be explored?

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Rachel Flint, George Washington University
Kathleen Kline, George Washington University
Zhiyong Han, George Washington University
Mark S. Elliott, George Washington University
Natalie Nicolas, George Washington University
Rosalyn Jurjus, George Washington University

Poster number: 248

Osteoporosis and fracture reduction in the primary care setting at GW MFA


Viktoria Elkis, George Washington University
Gregory Piech, George Washington University
Nardos Temesgen, George Washington University

Outcome ketamine infusions: is there a difference between 1 and 3-day infusions?


Karim Kherbache, George Washington University
Karthik Dwarki, George Washington University
Gabriela Calhoun, George Washington University
May Chin, George Washington University
Xiangyu Kuang, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University
Alexa Lean, George Washington University

Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Older Adult: A Systematic Review of the Literature


Matthew Kinnard, George Washington University
Daniel W. Griffin, George Washington University
Peter M. Formby, George Washington University
Michael P. McCabe, George Washington University
terrence D. Anderson, George Washington University

Pain Catastrophizing: Can it predict functioning?


Falin Patel, George Washington University
May Chin, George Washington University
Xiangyu Kuang, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University

Pathologic Changes in the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon


Anjali Cera, George Washington University
Andrew Neviaser, George Washington University
Abigail Mantica, George Washington University
Marilyn Baird-Howell, George Washington University
Arnold Schwartz, George Washington University

Patient Preference to Participate in Shared Decision Making for Performing a CT Scan in the Emergency Department


Hamza Ijaz, George Washington University
Chloe Michel, George Washington University
Paige E. Kullie, George Washington University
Lorna M. Richards, George Washington University
Andrew C. Meltzer, George Washington University

Pediatric peritonsillar abscess: Outcomes and cost savings from using transcervical ultrasound.


William Vintzileos, George Washington University
Heather Gordish-Dressman, Goerge Washington
Anjum Bandarkar, George Washington University
Brian K. Reilly, George Washington University

Perceptions and Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages among Medical Students at the George Washington University


Sophia Gauthier, George Washington University
Allison C. Sylvetsky, George Washington University

Performance of Non-invasive Tests to Predict Significant Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Morbid Obesity

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Ahmed Bakhshwin, George Washington University
Patricia Latham, George Washington University

Poster number: 297

Phase II Study: Induction Chemotherapy & Transoral Surgery as Definitive Treatment (Tx) for Locally Advanced Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC): a Novel Approach


Robert S. Siegel, George Washington University
Arjun Joshi, George Washington University
Khaled el-Shami, George Washington University
M. Reza Taheri, George Washington University
Hiwot Guebre-Xabiher, George Washington University
Nadar Sadeghi, George Washington University
Hind Rafei, George Washington University

Platelet Count Increase Seen with Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir Combination Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Patients with Thrombocytopenia


Ghazal Kango, George Washington University
Hind Rafei, George Washington University
Joao L. Ascensao, George Washington University
Anita Aggarwal, George Washington University

Platelet Transfusion Does Not Improve Outcomes in Brain Injured Patients on Antiplatelet Therapy


Nathaniel Gamsky, George Washington University
P. Maluso, George Washington University
C.L. Reynolds, George Washington University
M. Patel, George Washington University
S. Holland, George Washington University
H. Moore, George Washington University
E. Acquista, George Washington University
M. Carrick, George Washington University
R.L. Amdur, George Washington University
H. Hancock, George Washington University
J. Dunn, George Washington University
B. Sarani, George Washington University

Poly-ADP-Ribose Polymerase (PARP) Inhibition Enhances Ischemic/diabetic Wound Healing By Promoting Angiogenesis Through FOSL1


Darshan Patel, George Washington University
Xin Zhou, George Washington University
Adam Friedman, George Washington University
Anton Sidawy, George Washington University
Lopa Mishra, George Washington University
Sabyasachi Sen, George Washington University
Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, George Washington University

Pre-incisional SPY angiography use in nipple and skin sparing mastectomy surgery: An institutional review


Lawren Wooten, George Washington University
Cecilia Rossi, George Washington University
Sarah Sirajuddin., George Washington University
Anita McSwain, George Washington University
Joanne Lenert, George Washington University
Christine Teal, George Washington University

Predictors of Postpartum Hemorrhage Following Cesarean Delivery: A Model for Calculating Risk of Transfusion


Jaclyn Phillips, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University
Aayushi Sardana, George Washington University
Homa Ahmadzia, George Washington University

Preparing for The Baby Boom: Utilizing Mobile Applications to Keep Geriatric Patients Healthy


Jospeh Frankel, George Washington University

Prevalence of Chronic Joint Pain following Chikungunya Infection from a Colombian Cohort.


Pritanka Kamalapathy, George Washington University
Karen Martins, George Washington University
Patrick Reid, George Washington University
Nelly Pachecho, George Washington University
Shamila Pachecho, George Washington University
Eyda Bravo, George Washington University
Marianda Navarno, George Washington University
Carlos Encinales, George Washington University
Alexandra Porras, George Washington University
Alejandro Rico, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University
Gary Firestein, George Washington University
Gary Simon, George Washington University
Jeff Bethony, George Washington University
Aileen Chang, George Washington University

Prevalence of Prothrombotic Gene Mutations in Hidradenitis Suppurativa


Andrew N. LaCombe, George Washington University
Sean McNish, George Washington University
Anirban Banerjee, George Washington University
Victoria Shanmugam, George Washington University

Price Variation of Common Dermatologic Medications and an Opportunity to Help Patients Save Money by Influencing How They Shop


Spencer Brodsky, George Washington University
Olabola Awosika, George Washington University
Misty Eleryan, George Washington University
Monica Rengifo-Pardo, George Washington University
Xiangyu Kuang, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University
Alison Ehrlich, George Washington University

Provider beliefs, knowledge and training on gestational weight gain and exercise during pregnancy.


Arlin Delgado, George Washington University
Lauren M. Stark, George Washington University
Charles J. Macri, George Washington University
Michael L. Power, George Washington University
Jay Schulkin, George Washington University

Ranking states on adolescent coverage with cancer-preventing vaccines: The influence of imprecision


Anne R. Waldrop, George Washington University
Jennifer L. Moss, George Washington University
Benmei Liu, George Washington University
Li Zhu, George Washington University

Rate of Patients WITH Moderate & Severe Binge Eating Habits in an Outpatient Adult Medical Weight Management Clinic


Cristina Zottola, George Washington University
Marijane Hynes, George Washington University
Natalie Nicolas, George Washington University
Eindra Khin, George Washington University

Recognition and Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias: A Teaching Module for Physician Assistant Students


Alexander Sullivan, George Washington University
Bernard Mendis, George Washington University
Ju Kim, George Washington University
Mahmoud Anteet, George Washington University
Stephen Robie, George Washington University
P.J. Varghese, George Washington University

Reducing Readmissions: Findings from an Urban Academic Medical Center


Caroline Bockus, George Washington University
Austin Wu, George Washington University
Nupur Mehta, George Washington University

Reducing Resource Utilization and Improving Efficiency Using A Separate Activation for Emergent Large Vessel Occlusion Ischemic Strokes


Merrick Tan, George Washington University
Sandhya Patel, George Washington University
Eduard Shaykhinurov, George Washington University
Mary Cres Rodrigazo, George Washington University
Barbara Neiswander, George Washington University
Shahram Majidi, George Washington University
Kathleen Burger, George Washington University
Christopher R. Leon Guerrero, George Washington University

Removing Barriers to Care for the Underserved: Provider and Patient Perception of Direct to Consumer Telemedicine

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Robert M. Grell, George Washington University
Rachel Hatcliffe, George Washington University
Sean M. Gillen, George Washington University
Craig Sable, George Washington University
Vanessa Grant, George Washington University
Matthew Ledda, George Washington University
Mary Fuska, George Washington University
Shireen Atabaki, George Washington University

Repurposing of ligand-gated anionic channel therapeutics to inhibit tumor cell function


Aditya Rao, George Washington University
Kristin Ceniccola, George Washington University
Norman H. Lee, George Washington University

Resident Wellness Quality Improvement Project


Alia Khoja, George Washington University
Bedoor Al-Abbas, George Washington University
John Knight, George Washington University
Abdulelah Nuqali, George Washington University
Nupur Mehta, George Washington University

Sarcoidosis with Caseating Granulomas and Little Red Rods


Anne Chen, George Washington University

Secondary Myelofibrosis with Pericardial Extramedullary Hematopoiesis: A Unique Case of Polycythemia Vera Progression


Stephanie Szeto, George Washington University

Secondary Prevention at the Aswan Heart Centre

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Amira Athanasios, George Washington University

Shortage of Neurological Therapeutics: An Escalating Threat to Patient Care


Jacklyn Omorodion, George Washington University
Rami Algahtani, George Washington University
Mark Zocchi, George Washington University
Erin Fox, George Washington University
Jesse M. Pines, George Washington University
Henry J. Kaminski, George Washington University

Stakeholders' Perceptions of a Hospital Based Emergency Medicine Education & Training Program: A System Change

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Kate Douglass, George Washington University
Jay Pandya, George Washington University
Michael Brennan, George Washington University
Kyle Yoder, George Washington University
Janice Blanchard, George Washington University
Natasha Powell, George Washington University
Zohray Talib, George Washington University

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Supporting Village Health Teams in Mukono District, Uganda


Sophie Clark, George Washington University

Suprasellar Epidermoid Cyst Originating from the Infundibulum: Case Report and Literature Review


Erin McCormack, George Washington University
Justin M. Cappuzzo, MD, George Washington University
Zachary Litvack, MD, George Washington University
Samantha Easley, MD, George Washington University
Jonathan H. Sherman, MD, George Washington University

Survival after profound acidosis and rhabdomyolysis due to dietary supplement use


Allen Yiu, George Washington University

Tamsulosin for urolithiasis: a review of the recent literature and current controversies.


Rahul Nadendla, George Washington University

Technique Optimization for Surgical Implantation of an Osmotic Pump for Delivery of Therapeutics via Convection Enhanced Delivery into Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Tumors in Preclinical Mouse Models


Kathleen Knudson, George Washington University
Sridevi Yadavilli, George Washington University
Roger J. Packer, George Washington University
Javad Nazarian, George Washington University

The Effect of Early Palliative Intervention in Patients with Sepsis: A Retrospective Review


Evan Shapiro, George Washington University
Rita Manfredi, George Washington University
Aleksandra Smith, George Washington University
Pouya Gharahdaghi, George Washington University
Elizabeth Cobbs, George Washington University
Beverly Lunsford, George Washington University
Ivy Benjenk, George Washington University
Rahul Nadendia, George Washington University
An Harmanli, George Washington University

The Impact of HCV Treatment Advances on the HCV Continuum of Care


Jeffrey L. Roberson, George Washington University
Virginia L. Kan, George Washington University

The Impact of HCV Treatment Advances on the HCV Continuum of Care


Jeffrey L. Roberson, George Washington University
Virginia L. Kan, George Washington University

The Latarjet procedure for anterior glenohumeral instability recurrence in the setting of the US military; a retrospective case series


William Shannon, George Washington University

The Rarest of Rare: Unlikely Presentation of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans


Freba Farhat, George Washington University
Alexander Sullivan, George Washington University
Brock Adams, George Washington University
Adam Friedman, George Washington University

The Theorized Effects of Cold Atmospheric Plasma on the Membrane Potential Across the Glioma Cell Membrane


Shane Sobrio, George Washington University
Michael Keidar, George Washington University
Jonathan Sherman, George Washington University

Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis


Dana Kay, George Washington University
Lei Lynn, George Washington University
Brandon Anderson, George Washington University
James Mitchell, George Washington University
Nathan Nguyen, George Washington University
Talal Alzahrani, George Washington University

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Right Ventricular Hemodynamics in High Surgical Risk Patients with Aortic Stenosis


Tiffany Dong, George Washington University
Ming Zhang, George Washington University
Stephen Robie, George Washington University
Farzad Najam, George Washington University
Elizabeth Pocock, George Washington University
Ramesh Mazhari, George Washington University
Jonathan Reiner, George Washington University
Brian G. Choi, George Washington University
Jannet F. Lewis, George Washington University
Christian Nagy, George Washington University
Andrew D. Choi, George Washington University

Trends in Authorship of The American Journal of Preventive Medicine: 1998 to 2015


Simone Bernstein, George Washington University
Hannah N. Robinson, George Washington University
Alex Gu, George Washington University
Chad Henson Martins, George Washington University

Using an asynchronous learning module to augment clinical knowledge in relation to Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma


Christopher Lawrence, George Washington University
Kathleen Calabrese, George Washington University
Justin Moher, George Washington University
Joanna Cohen, George Washington University
Keith Boniface, George Washington University
Hamid Shokoohi, George Washington University
Alyssa Abo, George Washington University

Validation of a Genetic Risk Score Based on Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Implicated in Adult Bone Fragility and Associated with Pediatric Bone Density


Samuel Swenson, George Washington University
Jordan Cohen, George Washington University
Andrea Attenasio, George Washington University
Alex Gu, George Washington University
Heather Gordish-Dressman, George Washington University
Marianne Floor, George Washington University
Brennan Harmon, George Washington University
Eric Hoffman, George Washington University
Dustin Hittel, George Washington University
Leticia M. Ryan, George Washington University
Susan Knoblach, George Washington University
Joseph Devaney, George Washington University
Laura L. Tosi, George Washington University

Validation of a Risk Score Calculator for Patient Discharge


Brendan Keen, George Washington University
Jay Lee, George Washington University
Omar Syed, George Washington University
Richard Amdur, George Washington University
May Chin, George Washington University

Vancomycin Trough Quality Improvement Project: Aiming to improve correctly timed troughs


Micheal Elliot, George Washington University
Stanley Liu, George Washington University

Videogame-Related Illness and Injury: A Review of the Literature and Predictions for Pokemon GO!


Kevin Lombardi, George Washington University
Ali Pourmand, George Washington University
E Kuhl, George Washington University
F O'Connell, George Washington University

Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms are Associated with Baseline Muscle Strength and Response to Strength Training


Jordan Cohen, George Washington University
Andrea Attenasio, George Washington University
Samuel Swenson, George Washington University
Alex Gu, George Washington University
Heather Gordish-Dressman, George Washington University
Marianne Floor, George Washington University
Brennan Harmon, George Washington University
Eric Hoffman, George Washington University
Dustin Hittel, George Washington University
Susan Knoblach, George Washington University
Joseph Devaney, George Washington University
Laura L. Tosi, George Washington University

What's the Plan? Improving Physician Patient Communication in the Hospital


Tanuka Datta, George Washington University
Tushina Jain, George Washington University
Nupur Mehta, George Washington University