RAD 2004 Award Winners


Congratulations to the RAD 2004 winners!

Public Health Student Association Oral Presentation Awards

1 st – Godavari Patil “Evaluating the Disparity of Female Breast Cancer Mortality Among Racial and Age-Specific Groups: A Spatiotemporal Analysis”
2 nd – Patrick Moonan “Tuberculosis Transmission Dynamics in an Urban Homeless Shelter”

Public Health Student Association Presentation Awards

1 st – Ella Nkhoma “Assessment of Public Health Students’ Attitudes toward Tobacco Control”
2 nd – Thad Miller

Professional and Continuing Education Awards

Pre-Doctoral – Patrick Moonan
Post-Doctoral – Craig Ferrara

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Poster Presentation Awards

1 st – Craig Ferrara “Focalseal-L Absorbable Sealant Reduces Air Leasks Incurred During Pulmonary Resections”
2 nd – Bharat Mittal “Stroke and its Relationship to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy”

Alcon Research Achievement Oral Presentation Awards

1 st – Eric Gonzales “The 7′ Residue in the Second Transmembrane Domain of Ligand-gated Ion Channels Influences Receptor Gating Kinetics”
2 nd – Athena Shepard “Correlation between Mechanical and Enzymatic Events in Contracting Skeletal Muscle Fiber”

Graduate Student Association Oral Presentation Awards

1 st – Chang Su “TGFbeta1 Delays G2/M Phase Progression via PKN Signaling in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”
2 nd – Joel Ellis “Mechanism of CaM Kinase IIdC Silencing of MEF2-Dependent Gene Transcription”

Graduate Student Association Poster Presentation Awards

1 st – Rebecca Deaton “TGF-BETA 1 Stimulates Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation Through the Activation of PKN: A Role For p38 MAP Kinase Signaling”
2 nd – Janelle Hardisty ” Hyperoxia Reverses Sympathoexcitatory State Induced by Intermittent Hypoxic Apnea”
3 rd – Lorie Gonzalez “Effects of PKC Activation on the Human Glycine Receptor”
4 th – Tushar Thakre “Loss of Lag Response Curvilinearity of Beat-to-Beat Heart Rate in Congestive Heart Failure”
5 th – Paramjit Kaur “Progesterone Protects Against Glutamate Toxicity in Organotypic Explants of the Cerebral Cortex”

Tech Fort Worth Innovation Award

Nicole Schrock “Pilot Study to Determine the Effects of Dronabinol on Hot Flash Relief in Breast Cancer Patients”

Alcon Research Achievement Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Presentation Award

Mridula Rewal “Role of the GABA-A System in Estrogen-Induced Protection Against Brain Lipid Peroxidation in Ethanol-Withdrawn Rats”