Ten SHP Honors Program students presented their posters at the Fourth Annual UAB Expo. Five of them received awards including Ashley Oliver, Respiratory Therapy student, placing first. The Campus Recreation Center hosted some 164 scientific poster presentations, podium presentations, art displays and films. The students were judged in at least two categories. The results are listed as:
|First Place: Ashley Oliver, Respiratory Therapy Program,
“Characteristics Predicting Extended Ventilator Days in Patients Sustaining Severe Blunt Chest Trauma Due to Severe Motor Vehicle Collision.” Co-authors Russell Griffin, MPH2, Sherry M. Melton, MD2, Kimberly M. Hendershot, MD2. Department of Surgery, School of Medicine mentor: Sherry Melton, MD. SHP Faculty mentor: Wesley M. Granger, PhD, RRT.
|Second Place: Aldin Husicic, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program,
“Covalent Modifications of Melphalan Increase Its Anticancer Effects.” SHP Faculty mentor: M. Tino Unlap, PhD.
|Third Place: Ashley Anyadike, Respiratory Therapy Program,
“Oral N-Acetylcysteine as an Anti-inflammatory Agent in Cystic Fibrosis.” Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Research Center at University of Alabama at Birmingham mentor: Heather Hathorne, MAE, RRT, CCRC. SHP Faculty mentor: Jonathan Waugh, PhD, RRT, RPFT, CTTS, FAARC
|Third Place: Jaime Brabb, Health Care Management Program,
“The Relationship between Physical Activity and Sports Related Injuries.” SHP Faculty Mentor: M. Paige Powell, PhD
|Honorable Mention: Corey N Lovelace, Health Care Management Program,
“The Relationship Between Diet Confidence and Health Care Utilization in Patients with COPD and CHF.” UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care Director/Mentor: Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH. SHP Faculty Mentor: M. Paige Powell, PhD
Other SHP Honors students who participated in the UAB Expo included Catherine Lake, Lael Gore, Qurratul-Ayn Dibble, Celia Dozier and Erin Cheng.