Nursing faculty, students win awards at Research!Louisville

Nursing faculty, students win awards at Research!Louisville

Nursing faculty, students win awards at Research!Louisville

School of Nursing Professor Marianne Hutti received the Louisville Women in Medicine and Science first place award at Research!Louisville.

As part of Research!Louisville earlier this month, School of Nursing Professor Marianne Hutti, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., received the Louisville Women in Medicine and Science award for the poster, “The Perinatal Grief Intensity Scale: A Clinical Screening Instrument for Identifying and Predicting Intense Grief and Need for Follow-Up after Perinatal Loss.” Members of her research team included Lynne Hall, Barbara Polivka, John Myers, Susan White, Janice Hill, Elizabeth Kloenne, Jaclyn Hayden, and Meredith Grisanti.

 Louisville Women In Medicine and Science also chose the following second and third place awards:

  • Second place to Andrea Merchak, Research Staff, Institute for Cellular Therapeutics, for “PD-L1/CD86 expression ratio as a possible biomarker for tolerance in chimeric kidney transplant recipients.”
  • Third place to School of Medicine Associate Professor Jennifer Koch for “Gender Differences in the Experience of Internal Medicine Residents.”

Also at Research!Louisville, Ph.D. student Barbara Cave received the School of Nursing Graduate Student Poster Award for her poster, “Changing the Epidemiology of Hepatitis C Exposure in Kentucky.” Members of her research team were Kathy Sanders, Heather Beeber, James O’Donnell, and Laura Smart.

Professor Barbara Polivka and Anna Jorayeva, postdoctoral scholar, were co-authors of the poster that won in the Research Staff category. The poster was titled “Current Practice of Bronchodilator Reversibility Measurement Underestimates Asthma in the Older Adult.”

Sept. 21, 2017