Research Day 2022


Thank you to everyone who attended the UAB Heersink School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine’s second annual Research Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. Congratulations to the following abstract award winners:

  • Best Resident Abstract: Andrew Moss, M.D., for “Sugammadex versus neostigmine for routine reversal of neuromuscular blockade: a retrospective analysis of the effect on perioperative efficiency"
  • Best Non-Resident Abstract: Erin Yepsen for “Influenza A virus increases susceptibility to Streptococcus pneumoniae by acidifying the airway surface liquid" 

Congratulations are also in order for the following winners, based on outstanding poster presentations:

  • Resident 1st Runner Up: Damien Knudson, M.D., for “UAB code blue data and reliability of emergency suction equipment"
  • Resident 2nd Runner Up: Sanjin Tankovic, M.D., for “Secondary infections and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19 infection at UABMC"
  • Non-Resident 1st Runner Up: Salvador Lopez for “Optogenetic stimulation produces afferent-driven urinary bladder detrusor contractions and voiding in a murine model of spinal cord injury”
  • Non-resident 2nd Runner Up: Spring Li for “Regulation of matrix protein expression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis”