Texas Pediatric Society
The Texas Pediatric Society, the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, believes that the most important resource of the State of Texas is its children, and pledges its efforts to promote their health and welfare. The goal of the Society is that all children in the State attain their full potential for physical, emotional, and social health.

Pediatrics by the Gulf
Annual UTMB sponsored conference

Dr. Amber HairfieldAmber Hairfield DO
Program Director
Chair, Grad. Med. Ed. Comm.
amhairfi@UTMB.EDU
Rodriguez-LienAlisha Adhikari MD
Chief Resident
aladhika@utmb.edu
Humphrey, Christy05Christy L. Humphrey
Resident Program Manager
(409) 772-1398
clhumphr@utmb.edu

Resident Scholarly Activities Past Projects

2020 Resident Research Poster Session
29th Annual Resident Research Forum


RESIDENT

MENTOR

PROJECT

Mikala Anderson
Diana Nguyen
12 Year Old with Fever and Rash by the Texas Gulf
Kalyn M. Collard
David McCormick
A Nutritional Comparison Between Cow's Milk and Alternative Milk Products
Marianelly Fernandez
Akila Muthukumar
Venous thromboembolism due to Antiphospholipid Syndrome in children - Case Report and Literature Review
Mary Elizabeth Gomez
Andrea Glaser
Age at Onset of Obesity and Abnormal LFTs
Désirée Jones-Rubin
Patricia Beach
Assessing Vulnerability Factors of Children at UTMB Foster Care Clinics in Galveston County
Varun D. Modi - Second
Ashraf Aly
Normal Ranges of Troponin T and NTproBNP levels in Premature Infants within First 5 days of Life
Aisha Q. Mohammed
Shivaiah Balachandra
Etiology of Hypertension and its Association with Obesity in the Pediatric Population
Charles M. Mullins - First
Marie Dawlett
Impact of Hospital Transfer and Timing of Surfactant Delivery on NICU Length of Stay
Tuan Q. Tran - Third
Michael Malloy
Neonatal outcomes are based on nutritional supplementation of formula and human breastmilk with fortifiers.
Van D. Truong
Christine Murphy
Barriers for Pediatric Residents to Caring for Children with Medical Complexity
Breana L. Uzeta
Monica Huff
 Neonate with Single Perineal Opening

2019 Resident Research Poster Session
28th Annual Resident Research Forum

RESIDENT

MENTOR

PROJECT

Cherney, Krystal - First
Lemuel Aigbivbalu
Diagnosis and Management of Febrile UTI's in Infants and Children Ages 2-24 Months in the UTMB Emergency Department
Cummings, Kristyn
Marcela Navarro
Comparison of Pediatric and Family Medicine Physicians in Their Knowledge, Beliefs and Practices Regarding Screening for Adverse Childhood Events
Franco Fuenmayor, Maria
Rafael Fonseca
Postnatal Nutrition in ELBW and VLBW Premature Infants and Associated Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
Garcia, Marlene
Karen Smith
Assessment of Bullying in Middle School Students: A View During Well Child Visits
Ginnard, Olivia
Sunil Jain
Evaluation of Metabolic Bone Disease in Preterm Infants with Intrauterine Growth-Restriction
Maerzacker, Sandra
Elizabeth Rodriguez-Lien
Mycoplasma Pneumoniae as Cause of Acute Vulvar Ulceration in the Absence of Pulmonary Involvement
McNeil, Raquel
David McCormick
Evaluating a Breastfeeding Intervention to Prevent Infant Obesity at UTMB
Naeem, Buria - Second
Sunil Jain
Urinary NT-proBNP as a Potential Non-Invasive Biomarker for Screening of Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Nelson, Jacob
Richard Rupp
The Power of Podcast - Making Downtime More Effective
Poonawala, Farah
Elizabeth Rodriguez-Lien
Baby Friendly Designation: Does it Vreate More Confident or Competent Pediatric Residents?
Qasim, Amna
Sunil Jain
Antenatal Magnesium Sulfate Exposure and Hemodynamically Significant Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premature Infants
Varghese, Lincy
Akila Muthukumar
Acute Flaccid Myelitis

2018 Resident Research Poster Session
27th Annual Resident Research Forum

RESIDENT

MENTOR

PROJECT

Aldape, Clarissa
Andrea Glaser
Pathologic Aerophagia in Rett Syndrome
Anderson, Christianna
Sunil Jain
Breast Milk Jaundice in a Preterm Neonate
Bassal, Frederick
Pamela Lupo
Ophthalmoplegia and Unsteady Gait in an 11-Year-Old Boy
Hanke, Jennifer
David McCormick
Does Computer Use in Outpatient Setting Intefere with the Doctor-Patient Interaction?
Johnson, Chelsea - First
Rafael Fonseca
Recurrence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Premature Infant on an Exclusive Human Milk Diet
Kachouei, Benham
 
The Flu Enda with 'U'! An Attempt to Analyze and Optimize Flu Coverage at UTMB
Mitchell, Lori
Melissa Smith-Phillips
Effectiveness of Well Child Visit Discussion on Caregiver Perception of Child Weight Status and Motivation for Recommended Lifestyle Changes
Nguyen, Ha - Second
Melissa Smith-Phillips
The Effect of a Single Order Prompt on Isolation Precaution Rates
Phadke, Omkar
Ashraf Aly
Fetal Diagnosis of Familial Interrupted IVC with Azygos Continuation
Ramsey, Taryn
Joseph Ray
Improving Resident Knowledge of Genetic Testing at UTMB Through Creation of a Standardized Guideline
Royer, Natalie
Elizabeth Rodriguez-Lien
Car Safety Seat Education for Residents
Sommerhalder, Savannah
Lemuel Aigbivbalu
The Active Implementation of the Early Peanut Product Introduction Guidelines

2017 Resident Research Poster Session
26th Annual Resident Research Forum


Resident

Mentor

Title

Abraham, Stacey
Karen Shattuck
The Incidence of Superior Labial Frenulum (Maxillary Lip-Tie) and its Association with Breastfeeding Difficulties
Bhargava, Vidit - Second
Sunil Jain
Transcutaneous Bilirubin Estimation in Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates Receiving Phototherapy
Dasgupta, Soham - First
Ashraf Aly
NTProBNP as a Surrogate Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension in Premature Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Finke, Meagan
Joseph Ray
A Case Report of Progressive Ataxia and Neurodegeneration Secondary to Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Type 35
Lawal, Bilikisu Ashley
Lane Shirley
Breaking Barriers in Patients with Limited English Proficiency - A QI Project
Mahajan, Vasudha
Janak Patel
Presentations of and Testing Practices for Congenital CMV at UTMB
O'Donohoe, Hannah
Patricia Beach
What do Pediatric Caregivers Want to Be Called?
Olaloye, Oluwabunmi
Rafael Fonseca
Areosolized Epoprostenolas an Adjuvant in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Due to Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Patel, Pooja
Akila Muthukumar
Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis with Severe Thrombocytosis in a Newborn
Pierce, Matthew
Ralph Noble
The Joyful Doc: A Wellness Initiative
Propst, Matthew
Kelly Carmichael
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Conditions in Tennis Teaching Professionals

 

2016 Resident Research Poster Session
25th Annual Resident Research Forum

RESIDENT

MENTOR

PROJECT

Ahmad Abu Sulb
Akila Muthukumar
Incidental Findings of a Large Ovarian Serous Cystadenoma in an Adolescent Female withMenorrhagia
Rawan Al-Najjar
Rafael Fonseca
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome – A Case Report
Shreyas Arya - First
Sunil Jain
Effects of Fetal Placental Insufficiency on the Outcome of ELBW Infants
Priyanka Asrani
Ashraf Aly
The Role of High Sensitivity Troponin T in Hemodynamically Significant Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Very Low Birth Weight Infant
John Coon
Ravi Radhakrishnan
Insurance Type Adversely Affects Mortality in Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Koshy George
Janak Patel
Study of Elite HIV Viral Controllers in Pregnancy
Amy Gonzalez
Cara Geary
Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia in Premature Infants with Birthweights Less Than the Third Percentile
Nora Kabil
Terumi Midoro-Horiuti
Association of Age at Menarche with Body Mass Index, Age of Asthma Onset, and Asthma Severity
David Lindsay
Ashraf Aly
A Case of Adolescent Chest Pains and the Value of Troponin Levels in the Adolescent Population
Prisculla Martinez
Richard Rupp
Beliefs Associated with Parental Influenza Vaccination Acceptance and Refusal in Community Based Clinics
Shajeer Noorudeen
Akila Muthukumar
Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mitali Sahni - Second
Karen Shattuck
Serial CBC’s to Predict Infection in Healthy Newborns with Maternal Chorioamnionitis (MC)