Research

2017-2018 Pediatric Resident Scholarly Activity Progress Report

OSF Research Day: May 2018 (Peoria, IL)

  1. Oral presentation: Patrick Cazilas: Assessing parental knowledge of fever in pediatric ED population
  2. Oral presentation: Alissa Conde: EMPOWER: improving the well-being of children living in toxic stress
  3. Benedicto Fernandes: Cardiac biomarkers in pediatric heart disease
  4. Orlyn Lavilla: Improving Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates in the Newborn Nursery
  5. Colin Mowrer: Reducing Antibiotic Rates for Early Onset Sepsis
  6. Patrick Cazilas: Assessing parental knowledge of fever in pediatric ED population
  7. Alissa Conde: EMPOWER: improving the well-being of children living in toxic stress

PAS 2018 (Toronto, CN)

  1. Oral Presentation: Riech, T.M., Cazilas, P. (Presenting Author), Matson, J., Henricks, C., Clarke, S.: Assessing parental knowledge of fever in pediatric ED population
  2. Vivian Szymchuk, Anu Vishwanath, Jinma Ren, Amy Christison: Mild hyperthyrotropinemia among children with obesity and correlation to obesity severity – a clinic based cross-sectional study
  3. Alissa Conde, Ritika Kaur, Jay Clore, Amy Christison. EMPOWER: improving the well-being of children living in toxic stress
  4. Kathryn Carroll, K. Mohaned, A Raghavan, H Wang, Praveen Kumar. Midline Head Positioning for Prevention of IVH in Infants Born from 23-28 weeks gestational age: a multicenter retrospective cohort study
  5. Fischer, A, Shallat, S, Mowrer, M.C., Walker, L, Shallat, J. Reducing antibiotic rates for early onset sepsis

ASPHO Conference 2018 (Pittsburgh, PA)

  1. Mowrer M., White, S., Keles, Roberts, J. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a patient with hyper IgE syndrome, presenting to the pediatric intensive care unit with sepsis.
  2. Mowrer, M., White, S., Libes, J. An ALK fusion not previously reported in refractory neuroblastoma
  3. Ali H., Winegard B., Ross M., Libes J. Pediatric Use of a Denver Shunt: Answer to a Family’s Goals of Care.
  4. White, S., “Chest x-ray findings in newly diagnosed pediatric acute myeloid leukemia”
  5. White S., Bach S., Chiang J., Lucas J., Lin J., Qaddoumi I, Aprahamian C., O’Suoji C., Libes J. Peritoneal Tumor Dissemination of a BRAF Fusion Positive High Grade Neuroepithelial Tumor in a Child with a Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Placed for a BRAF-Fusion Positive Low Grade Glioma.
  6. Rainey S., Kanard R., Yazigi N., Kaufman S., Khan K., Matsumoto C., Libes J. Multivisceral Organ Transplantation in a 16-Year-Old Male with Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
  7. Bardahl J., Libes J.. Achromobacter Xylosoxidans Septic Shock: Rare Case in a Pediatric Patient with Relapsed Neuroblastoma.

UICOMP Research Day April 4, 2018 (Peoria, IL)

  1. White, S., Mowrer, C., Keles, E., Roberts, J. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a patient with hyper IgE syndrome, presenting to the pediatric intensive care unit with sepsis
  2. Mowrer, C., White, S., Jaime Libes, J., Peritoneal Tumor Dissemination of a Braf Fusion positive High Grade neuroepithelial Tumor in a Child with a VP Shunt Placed for a Braf-Fusion Positive Low Grade Glioma
  3. Mowrer, C., Libes, J. An ALK Fusion not previously reported in Refractory Neuroblastoma
  4. Mowrer, C., Shallat, S., Walker, L., Shallat, J., Fischer, A. Impact of Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator and CDC Guidelines on Patient Management in a Midwestern Tertiary Hospital
  5. Jonathan Bardahl, DO, Jaime Libes: Achromobacter Xylosoxidans Septic Shock: Rare case ina pediatric patient with replapsed neuroblastoma
  6. Rainey, S., Eric Bugaieski, Venkedesh Raju: Multivisceral Organ Transplantation in a 16 yo male with fibrolamellar Hepatocellular carcinoma
  7. Vivian Szymchuk, Anu Vishwanith, Jinma Ren, Amy Christison : Mild hyperthyrotropinemia among children with obesity and correlation to obesity severity – a clinic based cross-sectional study
  8. Kathryn Carroll, K. Mohaned, A. Raglunan, H. Wang, Praveen Kumar. Midline Head Positioning for Prevention of IVH in Infants Born from 23-28 weeks gestational age: a multicenter retrospective cohort study

ACMG (Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting) – April, 2018 (Charlotte, NC)

  1. Stephanie Campbell, MD, Julie Weinberg, MD, Abdulla Tolaymat, MD: RNF13 Mutation in Infant with Intractable Epilepsy

APA Regional Conference March 2018 (Chicago, IL)

  1. Ali, H., Bishop, A., Shaikh, N.: When Zebras Paint Their Stripes: A Diagnostic Dilemma
  2. Oral Presentation: Riech, T.M., Cazilas, P. (Presenting Author), Matson, J., Henricks, C., Clarke, S.: Assessing parental knowledge of fever in pediatric ED population
  3. Grajeda, S.: When fungus parades as lymphoma
  4. Fisher, J.S., Mowrer, C., Mackey, J.R.: Mucositis in a school-aged child with cough? Think Mycoplasma
  5. Rainey, S. Eric Bugaieski, Venkedesh Raju: Bilious Emesis in a 6-Day-Old Male with a Rare Cause
  6. Jurow, K., Hanson, K.: An Unexpected Cause of Altered Mental Status
  7. Klotz, K., Baker, J., Hanson, K.: Hips and Hormones: Diagnosing 18p Deletion
  8. Saavedra, M., Kumar, P.: Kernicterus in a neonate with hemolytic disease : lessons to learn

Conde

AAP Conference – September 2017 (Chicago, IL)

  1. Alissa Conde: Anne Dyson Award 2017
  2. Colin Mowrer: Executive member from Section on Medical Students, Residents, and Fellowship Trainees (SOMSRFT)

 

Pediatric Hospital Medicine July 2017 (Nashville, TN)

  1. Newman, J., Kandikattu, B.: Recurrent Orange Urine and Abdominal Pain with a Rare Genetic Cause
  2. Rainey, S., Kandikattu, B.: Not Always Sepsis: A Terrible Diagnosis for an Irritable Infant
  3. Derrer, M., Croland, T.: Horse, horse, zebra? When sepsis is really a rare tumor

Publications

1. Submitted and in review: 1/24/2018
Shane C. Rainey and Sandeep K. Gupta
Promising Modalities to Identify and Monitor Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Mini Review

2. Accepted and will appear in print in July 2018
Josef Newman, Bhavana Kandikattu
Recurrent Orange Urine and Abdominal Pain in a 13-year-old boy
Pediatrics in Review Jul 2018, 39 (7) 370-371

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