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Bob Vinci and friends at 2013 PAS in Washington, DC
Sixteen current and recent BCRP houseofficers submitted 18 abstracts of their research to the joint spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society of Pediatric Research in Washington, DC, May 4 to May 7, 2013. In addition, faculty member William T. Pu won the E. Mead Johnson Award, the most prestigious pediatric research award, and William Harmon received the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Founder's Awards for a lifetime of service.

The abstracts included (resident's names in boldface):

  1. Asya L. Agulnik, Rodrick Kisenge, Traci Wolbrink. Risk Factors for Mortality in an Acute Pediatric Care Unit in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania: Setting Priorities for Future Work.
  2. Melissa Fussell, Edward Mgelea. Modified Delphi Assessment of Need Based Priorities for Pediatric Acute Care Curriculum in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  3. Scott E. Hadland, Kora DeBeck, Thomas Kerr, Cindy Feng, Julio S. Montaner, Evan Wood. Risk of Hepatitis C among Heroin and Prescription Opioid Injecting Youth.
  4. Jonathan Hatoun, James Moses, Sandra Mumanachit, Laura Johnson. Defining Best Practice: Ensuring Medications in Hand Prior To Discharge for Patients Admitted with Asthma.
  5. Faye Holder-Niles, Linda Haynes, Rachael Grant, Julie George, Kristina Skarbinski, Noelle Huntington, Mona Sharifi, Sally Cheek, Joanne Cox. Implementation and Evaluation of a Pilot Quality Improvement Secondhand Smoke Prevention Program in an Asthma Medical Home.
  6. Kara B. Johnson, Kenneth A. Michelson, Todd W. Lyons, Lise E. Nigrovic, Assaf Landschaft, Alan Leviton, Amir A. Kimia. Does Status Epilepticus Cause Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis?
  7. Erica C. Kaye, Michael S. Agus, Anthony D. Olivero. Daytime Resident Activities in a High-Acuity Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit.
  8. Lara G. Kothari, Charlotte Woods-Hill. The I-THINK Study: Using High Fidelity Simulation To Teach about Diagnostic Errors and a Diagnostic Strategy To Prevent Them – A Pilot Study.
  9. Todd W. Lyons, Kenneth Michelson, Kara Johnson, Marvin B. Harper, Sanjay Prabhu, Alan Leviton, Amir Kimia. First Time Seizure Presenting as Status Epilepticus – Should Emergent Imaging Be Considered?
  10. Juan D. Matute, Matthew Pettengill, Tobias Strunk, Julie Hibbert, Peter Richmond, David Burgner, Andrew Currie, Ofer Levy. Histological Chorioamnionitis Is Associated with Lower Postnatal Plasma Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Human Preterm Neonates.
  11. Edward M. Mgelea, Asya L. Agulnik, Rodrick Kisenge, Said Aboud. Validity of Clinical and Immunologic Monitoring To Detect Virologic Failure in HIV Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
  12. Kenneth A. Michelson, Todd Lyons, Kara Johnson, Lise E. Nigrovic, John T. Hess, Marvin B. Harper, Amir Kimia. The Frequency of Central Nervous System Infections in Children Presenting with Status Epilepticus.
  13. Niloufar Paydar-Darian, DeWayne M. Pursley, Wenyang Mao, Toni Golen, Heather H. Burris. Factors Associated with the Presence of HIV Antibody Test Results in the Obstetric and Neonatal Inpatient Medical Record.
  14. Elizabeth M. Peacock-Chambers, Kaitlin Dicks, Vivian Laurens, Allison Brown, Renee Boynton-Jarrett. Return To Work as a Factor in Early Formula Supplementation: A Qualitative Study.
  15. Elizabeth M. Peacock-Chambers, Jenny Radesky, Michael Silverstein. Infant Self-Regulation a BMI in Early Childhood.
  16. Alon Peltz, Melissa H. Rombaoa, Mai L. Hong, Jeremy C. Mand, James M. Moses, John S. Maypole. Utilization of Medical Services by Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs Receiving Care at a Safety Net Hospital-Based Medical Home.
  17. Charles A. Phillips, Alon Peltz, James C. Gay. A Temporal Association between Implementation of ACGME Resident Duty Hour Recommendations and Clinical Outcomes at a Tertiary Care Children's Hospital.
  18. Ariel S. Winn, Erik C. Madsen, Kenneth A. Michelson, Niloufar Paydar-Darian, Catherine E. Perron, James M. Moses. Streamlining the Lumbar Puncture: A Key Step at Improving Time to Antibiotics in the Neonatal Sepsis Work-Up
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