TCOM’s Research Appreciation Day winners

Rad signage Research is alive and vibrant at TCOM and The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. It is a long and distinguished list of award winners from TCOM at this year’s Research Appreciation Day.

2023 Medical Student Government Association Best in First-Year Class

Title: A Qualitative Histological Comparison of Collagen Deposition Between a Diseased and Healthy Cadaveric Heart
Presenter: Krusha Shah
Mentor: Nicole Crowe

2023 Medical Student Government Association Best in Second-Year Class

Title: Symptomatic Carrier Frequency of Familial Mediterranean Fever
Presenter: Linh Nguyen
Mentor: Dr. Nicole Phillips

2023 Medical Student Government Association Best in Third-Year Class

Title: A Rare Case of Synchronous Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Endometrial Carcinoma
Presenter: Khanh Nguyen
Mentor: Dr. David Barrera

2023 Medical Student Government Association Best of DO/PhD Dual Degree Students

Title: Visium Spatial Transcriptomics Reveal Sex Differences in Supraoptic Nucleus Gene Expression of Adult Rats Related to Cell Signaling and Ribosomal Pathways
Presenter: Dianna Nguyen
Mentor: Dr. Tom Cunningham

2023 Medical Student Government Association Best of DO/MPH Dual Degree Students

Title: Outcomes of Patients Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer at John Peter Smith Hospital
Presenter: Prakriti Srivastava
Mentor: Dr. Kalyani Narra

2023 TCOM Student Research Award

First Place:
Title: Assessing the Impact of Senate Bill 8 on Texas Medical Students’ Future Specialty Choice and Intended Location of Practice
Presenter: Sienna Benavides
Mentor: Dr. Frank Papa
Second Place:
Title: Sleep Insufficiency, Circadian Rhythms, and Metabolomics: The Connection to Metabolic and Sleep Disorders
Presenter: Katherine Russell
Mentor: Victoria Pak

2023 TCOM Student Research Award – Best Case Study

Title: A Rare Case of Synchronous Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Endometrial Carcinoma
Presenter: Khanh Nguyen
Mentor: Dr. David Barrera

2023 TCOM Honors Student Research Award

Title: Symptomatic Carrier Frequency of Familial Mediterranean Fever
Presenter: Linh Nguyen
Mentor: Dr. Nicole Phillips

2023 HSC Health Care Delivery Award

Title: Transgender Healthcare and The Impact of Increased Politicization of Medicine
Presenter: Lily Gill
Mentor: Dr. Nolan Kline

2023 HSC Interprofessional Award

Title: Outcomes of a Team-Based Chronic Care Management Service in a Dual-Eligible Medicare and Medicaid Population with Diabetes Mellitus
Presenter: Angel Nguyenly
Mentor: Dr. Megan Wesling

2023 TCOM Pediatric Research Award

Title: Unassigned Albuterol Legislation
Presenter: Bharati Murthy
Mentor: Dr. Leslie Allsopp

2023 TCOM Pediatric Case Study Award

Title: Pediatric Rhabdomyolysis and Plasmapheresis – A Review of Two Cases
Presenter: Kulsum Abdali
Mentor: Dr. Robert Gillespie

2023 TCOM Women’s Health Research Award

Title: Assessing the Impact of Senate Bill 8 on Texas Medical Students’ Future Specialty Choice and Intended Location of Practice
Presenter: Sienna Benavides
Mentor: Dr. Frank Papa

2023 TCOM OMM-I.M. Korr, Ph.D. Memorial Research Award

Title: Case Study on the Effect of Osteopathic Manipulation on Gallbladder Ejection Fraction
Presenter: Emily Lin
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Seals

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