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Public health research showcased at Research!Louisville 2015

Research!Louisville 2015 is an celebration of health-related research scheduled Oct. 27 - 30 on the UofL Health Sciences Center. We would like to congratulate the following individuals who won first place at the 2015 Research!Louisville competition:

Stephanie Boone, PhD

Dept. of Epidemiology & Population Health

1st Place: Research & Practice
Public Health

Yiqun Mo, MD, PhD

Dept. of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

1st Place:  Basic Research
Public Health

Ivana Mattingly

Dept. of Health Management & Systems Sciences

1st Place:  Master's Level 
Public Health

Jasmit Shah, MS

Dept. of Bioinformatics & Biostatistics

1st Place:  PhD Level
Public Health

The awards ceremony will be Friday, October 30th at 1:00 p.m. in Rooms 101/102 of the Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building (CTRB). In addition, the award winners are asked to display their posters in the SPHIS building.

Below is the complete list of SPHIS presenters, which includes faculty, students, alumni, fellows, and staff.

FELLOWS/STAFF

 

Stephanie Boone

Associations between the timing and number of prior HPV4 vaccination doses and cervical cancer screening participation

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. – noon

Lauren Herr

Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Pediatric and Pregnant Refugees Resettling in Louisville Kentucky

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. – noon

Yiqun Mo

Genotoxic Effects of Cobalt Nanoparticles In Vivo

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. – noon

 

STUDENTS

 

Quds Al Saffer

Global Health Center: Perception of Existing Oral Health Among Newly Arriving Refugees to Kentucky

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Laura Binford

Using machine learning to predict clinical failure in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Rachel Cathey

The Primary Needs Identified Among Newly Arriving Refugees In the Early Resettlement Process

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Michael W. Daniels

Predicting Risk of Breast Carcinoma Recurrence using Expression of Genes for Protein Hormones and Their Receptors

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Stephen Furmanek

Using a Cartographic Risk Model to Inform a Fire Prevention Intervention for Families with Newborns

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Mary Issac

Oral Health Assessment Among Newly Arriving Refugees in Louisville KY

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Kahir Jawad

Global Health Center: Treatment Adherence for Latent Tuberculosis Infection Among the Kentucky Refugee Population Seen at the University of Louisville Refugee Health Program

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

William Johnson

Global Health Center: Refugees at Risk for Mental Health Problems

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Kavita Lohano

The effectiveness of the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine to prevent hospitalization due to pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the elderly

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Sivarchana Mareedu

Impact of OSHA’s Standard of Control of Hazardous Energy Program (Lockout/Tagout) On Injury Rates in Manufacturing

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Ivana Mattingly

Global Health Center: A Needs Assessment Regarding Nutrition and Food Security Among Newly Arriving Refugees in Louisville KY

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Salwa Rashid

Global Health Center: Reproductive Health Among Women Refugees in Kentucky

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Whitney Rogers

Redesigned medication labels better communicate information to patients

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Jasmit Shah

Truncation-Based Nearest Neighbors Imputation for High Dimensional Data With Detection Limit Thresholds

 

Wednesday, October 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Kendall Stocke

High-Fat Diet Modulation of Fecal Microbiota in Offspring Exposed to Prenatal Alcohol

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Sarah Van Heiden

Global Health Center: Use of Pictograms in the Provision of Information Regarding Over the Counter Medication for Newly Arriving Refugees

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Ray Yeager

Residential Exposure to Vegetation Correlated with Hospital CVD Admission Rates

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

FACULTY

 

Scott LaJoie

College students share similar knowledge, beliefs and attitudes about the HPV vaccine but differ in decision to receive the vaccine

 

Thursday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. – noon

Dongfeng Wu

Long term effects and over diagnosis of CT scan in lung cancer

 

Thursday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. – noon

 

Many thanks to all who entered the competition, their mentors, and all those who judged the poster competitions.

2015 SPHIS Judges

Dr. Jack Barnette
Dr. Kathy Baumgartner
Dr. Stephanie Boone
Dr. Guy Brock
Dr. Richard Clover
Dr. Liza Creel
Dr. Frank Groves
Dr. Rob Steiner
Dr. Monica Wendel
Dr. Richard Wilson
Dr. Dongfeng Wu
Dr. Dongyan Yang

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