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2018 Poster Winners

The following abstracts and posters were winners in the 2018 AOMA Poster Forum. Posters were submitted in three categories: case , research, and performance/population improvement. They were judged separately and a winner chosen in each category.

Clinical Case Poster Winners

Student Submissions 

1st Place - “Like a Rag Doll”: A Rare Case of Pediatric Myasthenia Gravis -
Maryann Davies, BA, OMS IV; Nancy Y. Chen, MD

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2nd Place - Morphea: Avoiding Delay in a Commonly Misdiagnosed Disease - McKay Frandsen, OMS III; Jeffrey Dickman, OMS III; Tracy Middleton, DO, FACOFP

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3rd Place –Commotio Cordis and the Importance of the Treatment Window - Alicia Anderson, OMS I; Charles Finch, DO, FACOEP

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    Resident Submissions

    1st Place – Case Study—Nonsurgical, Non-Orthotic Treatment of Plagiocephaly Without Craniosynostosis in a 4-Month-Old Infant: An Osteopathic Approach - Nathan Nakken, DO; Katherine Worden, DO, MS

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    2nd Place –  Verifying Pathologic Anatomy on Ultrasound: A Case Report on Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - Benjamin Stumpf, DO; Vanessa Leonhard, OMS V; Katherine Worden, DO, MS; William H. Devine, DO

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    Research Poster Winners

    Student Submissions  

    1st Place - Computation, Modeling and Simulation of the Association of Candidate Drug Molecules with Target Proteins Using Molecular Operating Environment - Aren Ebrahimi, OMS II; Mingyi Yao, PhD; Tamer Elbayoumi, PhD
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    2nd Place – The Effect of Pregnancy and Postpartum on Myogenic Tone and Mechanical Properties in the Rat Radial Uterine Artery - Joshua Fuchs, OMS II; Brandon Hallaway, OMS I; Megan Zynda, MS; Johana Vallejo-Elias, PhD; Jason Struthers, OMS I; Kimbal E. Cooper, DVM;  Delrae M. Eckman, PhD
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    3rd Place – Antagonizing Thrombospondin 1-Mediated Vascular Dysfunction with Decoy Recombinant CD47: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy - Jalicia Sturdivant, OMS II; Tamer Elbayoumi, PhD; Mingyi Yao, PhD

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    Resident Submissions

    1st Place – Effects of Acupuncture on Chronic Idiopathic Pruritus: An Uncontrolled Pilot Study Evaluating Inflammatory Changes with Treatment - Mitchell Manway, DO, PGY2; Stephanie Blackburn, DO, Elizabeth Hull, PhD; Richard Averitte, MD; Yang Ahn, MD

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    Performance/Population Improvement Poster Winner

    1st Place - Implementation of Mental Health Screenings at an Arizona Adult Homeless Shelter - Kelsey Davies, OMS II; Megan A. Flores, MBS; Joshua Haywood, OMS II; Alyssa Bernardi, DO; Michelle Mifflin, DO

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    2nd Place - Efficacy of Instilling Asthma Educational Programs in Urban High Schools; A Trial Study - Nafee Talukder, OMS III;  Patricia Bonilla, OMS III; Frances Chiang, OMS III; Carla Cortez, OMS III;  Ivy Godana, OMS III;  Drew Martin, OMS III; Robert Neibergeri, OMS III;  Simar Singh, OMS III;  Michael West, OMS III; Keisha Robinson, DO, April Walker MD, Kate Whelihan, MPH, CPH, Joy H. Lewis, DO, PhD, FACP

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    3rd Place - Minimizing Barriers for Patients Completing Home Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - Michael Gendreau, OMS II; Alicia Pugh, OMS II; Kamal Sumar, MD; Robert Baybar, MD; Lawrence Sands, DO, MPH; Douglas Campos-Outcalt, MD

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