Poster Group and Oral Presentation Assignments are below. 

GROUP A: 9:40-10:10am  |  GROUP B: 10:20-10:50am  |  GROUP C: 11:00-11:30am

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS


GROUP A

Unburdening Minutiae Overload in Family Medicine residency training
Joaquin Villegas, MD/MPH, Andrew Albrecht, MD, Phuc D. Nguyen, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

 

GROUP A

Family Physicians’ Role in Positively Impacting Maternal Mortality & Morbidity Outcomes
Uchenna. A. Jones-Conley, M.D., M.B.A., Nahid Rianon, M.D., DrPH, Jude Des Bordes, PhD, & Michelle R. Klawans, MPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

 

GROUP A

Improving Type 2 DM Management with an evidence-based, oral anti-hyperglycemic medication and nutrition protocol
Rebecca Elinger, MD; Michael Garcia, MD; Phuc D. Nguyen, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Unburdening_Villegas
MaterialHealth_Jones
Diabetes_Elinger



GROUP A

Assessing and Improving Statin Usage in Patients with Many Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in a Safety-Net Health System
Roberto Molera, MD; Thien-An Nguyen, MD; Larry Butcher, MD; Phuc D. Nguyen, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

GROUP A

No clinical visit survives the first survey: time management when faced with mandated screening
Bahrom Firozgary MD, Alexandra Dezii DO, Sarah Ali MD, Patrick Coate MD
Memorial Hermann Health System

GROUP A

Using different interventions to promote patient portal registration: A QI Study
Brian Espiritu, MD, Sofi Momin, DO, Ashley Okotie-Eboh, MD, Lea Johnson, MD
Memorial Herman Health System
Statin_Molera
PatientRegistration_Espiritu



GROUP A

More is sometimes just more, not better: Effects of iron dosing on change in hemoglobin
Ranna Al-Dossari, DO, Ramashilpa Sudireddy, MD
Memorial Hermann Health System

GROUP B

Assessing and Improving Adherence to Exercise Recommendations in a Patient-Centered Medical Home Model
Thien-An Nguyen, MD; Michelle R. Klawans, MPH; & Larry Butcher, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

GROUP B

Does Infection Management Contribute to 30-day Readmission in Older Patients Admitted to Acute Care with an Infection?
John Ruelas, MD; Jude K.A. des Bordes, MBChB, DrPH; & Nahid Rianon, MD, DrPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Exercise_Nguyen
Infection_Ruelas



GROUP B

Impact of Home Monitoring on Blood Pressure Control: A Quality Improvement Project
Nadine Abrahim MD, Nicole Azuogu MD, Cintia Dafashy MD MS, Rediet Haileselassie MD, Beau Kirkwood DO, Parsa Matin MD, Garrett Levy- Meeks MD MS, Eric Nezerwa MD, Travis Livingston DO, Daniela Rojas MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

GROUP B

“Could She Get Pregnant?”: Implementing Educational Didactics and Smart Phrase to Help Family Medicine Resident Physicians Provide Pre-Conception Counseling
Divya Viswanathan, MD; Chelsea Mendonca, MD; Chinwe Ezenna, DO; Shruti Varadarajan, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
BP_Abrahim
CouldSheGetPregnant




EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW AND ORIGINAL DATA


GROUP B

Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) compared to Corticosteroid injection (CS) for pain reduction in patients with Plantar Fasciitis
Aditya Dave, MD, Blanca Gomez-Castillo, MD
Methodist Hospital

GROUP B

COVID-19: Perceived Infection Risk and Barriers to Uptake of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines Among US-Community Healthcare Workers
Tolulope B. Famuyiro1, MD, MPH; Nidia Perez1, MD; Dalton Carter1, MD; Deepa Iyengar1, MD, MPH; Abayomi Ogunwale1, MD, MPH; Larry R Butcher1, MD; and Jude des Bordes1, MBChB, DrPH.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

GROUP B

The Impact of Health Insurance on the Sweet Life: Uncovering Disparities among Uninsured Diabetics
Roya Zamani, MD; Jillian Pottkotter, MD; Leah Friscia, DO; Monica Kalra, DO, FAAFP
Memorial Hermann Health System
PlantarFasciitis_Dave
COVID_Famuyiro_poster
SweetLife

CASE REPORTS


GROUP C

The Glute That Keeps on Growing: Unusual Site of Sarcoma
Ranna Al-Dossari, DO, Veronica Ruiz, MD
Memorial Hermann Health System

GROUP C

Erythema Multiforme after Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccination
Zamora, Elena N, MD., Goldstein, Shira, MD. 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

GROUP C

A Rare Case of Delayed Large Cardiac Venous Air Embolism Managed Conservatively
Haris Vakil, MD, Haseeb Ikram, DO, Quratulanne H. Jan, MD.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Moderna_Zamora
VenousEmbolism_Vakil



GROUP C

Young Child Presentation with COVID-19 Compared to MIS-C and Kawasaki
Yi Liang, MD, Tran Cao, MD, Zhibo Yang, MD, PhD, Michael Allen, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

GROUP C

Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa presenting with worsening generalized weakness
Tran Cao, MD, Yi Liang, MD, Michael Allen, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

GROUP C

Refractory ITP in liver transplant patient with immunosuppressive therapy
Prava Karki, MD and Mariam Khan, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
KidCOVID_Liang
Elephantiasis_Cao
LiverTrans_Karki



GROUP C

Ruptured enlarged cystic kidney in setting of end stage renal disease
Danny H. Nguyen, DO, Lewis Tsai, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

GROUP C

Liver Failure or Giant Tumor? Case Report on Large Abdominal Swelling in a 63 year-old Post-Menopausal Female
Mohamed Faheid, MD, Jessica A. Johnson, MD, and Oyetokunbo Ibidapo-Obe, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

GROUP C

The Tricky Diagnosis of Nummular Headache
Haseeb Ikram, D.O., Haris Vakil, M.D., Quratulanne H. Jan, M.D., Jamal Islam, M.D., Prashant Rai, M.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
CysticKidney_Nguyen_Tsai
Mass_Faheid
Tricky_Ikram



ORAL PRESENTATIONS



Resident Burnout: Contributing Factors and Effect on Patient Care Practices
Tolulope B. Famuyiro, MD, MPH; Anabel Ruiz, MD; Michelle R. Klawans, MPH; Deepa A. Iyengar, MD, MPH; and Chermaine Tyler, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Mingle with shingles: A three-pronged study to assess vaccine compliance
Ranna Al-Dossari, DO, Jordan Hartman, MD, Monica Kalra, DO, Mumeenat Winjobi, MD
Memorial Hermann Health System
A 2020 Vision for Diabetic Retinopathy: Improving Screening Rates with Patient Education
Jae Dequina, Vivian Stanfield, Areon Thomas
Memorial Hermann Health System

Vaginal Vitamin E for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Laura Porterfield, MD, Zuleica Santiago-Delgado, MD, Amanda Song, MD , Farha Syed, MD , Nyajuok Wur, MD 
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Does frequent low dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening, every 1-2 years, decrease mortality from lung cancer compared to usual community care in high-risk, current and former smoker adults, age 50-79?
Kaeli Freeborough, D.O., Raymond O'Bryan, D.O.
Methodist Hospital
Does peppermint essential oil relieve headache pain in adults with tension headaches?
Namita Bhardwaj, MD, Michael Chavez, MD, Jeremy Fleeks, MD, Alex Ondari, MD, Shelby Payne, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston



Standardizing The Medication Reconciliation Process: Moving from Med Wreck to Med Rec
Lily Luc, Sara Coverdale, Eric Warwick, Rashmi Rode
Baylor College of Medicine
Efficacy of Intra-articular Hyaluronic Acid Injection in Improvement of Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients
Aysenur Akoglu, MD and Katie Soe, MD
Methodist Hospital
Family Medicine Residents’ Perception on Interpretation Services in Medical Care
Nidia M. Perez, MD; Mai-Anh Dam, MD; Phuc D. Nguyen, MD; Michelle R. Klawans, MPH; Jude K.A. des Bordes, MBChP, DrPH; & Nahid Rianon, MD, DrPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston



Efficacy of Ultrasound Guided Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injection In Patients With Acute Shoulder Pain
Jeganathan, Antony MD, Tang, Meghan MD
Methodist Hospital
Do calcium channel blockers cause male infertility?
Jamal Islam, MD, Quratulanne Jan, MD, Angela Abouassi, MD, MPH, Katherine Serrano, MD, K.C. Stupka, MD, MPH
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston






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Susan Weller, PhD

Susan Weller, PhD
Director, Research

Taylor Groves

Taylor Groves
Residency Training Coordinator