ACADEMIC WEEK AWARDS
Outstanding Achievements in Clinical Research
This award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a research staff member to either the conduct of clinical research within Baystate (systems contribution) or to the field (regional or national recognition).
Lori Kozikowski, RN, BSN, CCRC
Program Manager, Critical Care Research
Excellence in Teaching
This award recognizes an employee who have made significant contributions towards engaging and motivating learners.
Maura Brennan, MD
Chief, Geriatrics and Post-Acute Medicine Division
Gladys Fernandez MD, Department of Surgery, and Susan Scott RN, Critical Care Nursing received Honorable Mentions.
The Award Committee, chaired by Dr. Howard Smithline, reviewed 134 abstracts from 24 departments. Abstract submissions were accepted from five categories—discovery research, application research, education research, innovation or creative solution, and case report. All abstracts are included in 2013 Academic Week abstract booklet (2.66 MB pdf).
Rachana Singh, MD, MS
Faculty, Division of Neonatology
Comparison of Clonidine versus Phenobarbitol as an Adjunct Therapy for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Ariel Cohen, DO
PGY3 Obstetrics/Gynecology Resident
Contraceptive Options Postpartum Education (COPE): A Pilot Study
This abstract was also chosen for presentation at the Award Luncheon.
Howard Smithline, MD
Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine
Evaluation of Dyspnea Severity Assessment Methods
Shin Yin Lee, MD
PGY3 Internal Medicine Resident
Impact of the 2008 USPSTF Recommendation on SA Screening in Elderly Men
Sabyasachi Sen, MD, PhD
Faculty, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Mitochomdrial Antioxident Manganese Superoxide Dismutase (MnSOD) Up-regulated Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) Reduce Inflammation in High Glucose (HG) Exposed Adipocytes
The Effect of Controlled Aerobic Exercise on Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients with Pre-diabetes: A Crossover Pilot Study
Kaitlyn Wong, MD
Surgery Residency Research Lab
Resident Case Logs in the Era of New ACGME Work Hours: Impact of a Night Float Experience at a Single Institution
Abdullah Shaikh, MD
PGY4 Radiology Resident
Significance of Common Bile Duct Dilatation After Cholecystectomy