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1

Titilope Fasipe, M.D., Ph.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Megan Abadom, B.S., Ria Brown, B.S., Elyse Lopez, B.A., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Acute Care Utilization and Mortality in Transition-aged Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the United States: Prevalence and Temporal Trends

WINNER: Award for Best COE Junior Faculty-Led Project (tie)

2

Edgardo Ordonez, M.D., M.P.H., Katie Dowdell, M.D., Natasha Navejar, B.S., Deepa Dongawar, M.S., Aya Itani, M.D., M.P.H., Lauren Garner, B.S., Jalyce Taylor, B.A., B.S., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Henry J.N. Taub Department of Emergency Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

An Assessment of the Social Determinants of Health in an Urban Emergency Department

3

Samuel Willis, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S.,  Eunique Williams, B.S., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Family and Community Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Comparing Homicidal Ideations with Homicides and Assaults Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

4

Annise Wilson, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Krystal Carter, B.S., Maricarmen Marroquin, B.S., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Neurology & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Effects of Narcolepsy during Pregnancy on Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes

5

Vicki Mercado, B.S., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Kobby Asante Wiafe, B.S., Patrick Costello, B.A., Kristen Fisher, M.D., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D., Fernando Cuascut, M.D.

Department of Neurology & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Multiple sclerosis in a multi-ethnic population in Houston, Texas: a retrospective analysis, 2019-2020

6

Jairo Barrentes Perez, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Emmanuella Oduguwa, B.S., Christopher Nemeh, M.D., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Non invasive ventilation among patients with COPD

WINNER: Award for Best COE Junior Faculty-Led Project (tie)

7

Alfredo Echeverria, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S. Michelle Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.; Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.
 

Department of Radiation Oncology & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

 

Patterns and Predictors of Local Failure in Cervical Cancer

8

Elisha Acosta, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Acara E. Turner, B.S., Blessing Felix-Okoroj, B.A.,Tara Everett, B.S., B.A., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Understanding rate and characteristics of admission from the ER for patients with intellectual and developmental disability

9

Marina Masciale, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Hamisu Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Factors Associated with Prolonged Length of Stay in Pediatric Patients Hospitalized for Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempt Requiring Transfer to a Psychiatric Facility

10

Jensine' Norman, M.D., Joslyn Gober, D.O., Sruthi Thomas M.D., Ph.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Sana Erbati, B.S., Nicole Gras, B.A., Andres Bryan, Matthew Morones, M.S., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.
 

H. Ben Taub Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Self -Reported Physical Activity Levels in Patients with Cerebral Palsy

WINNER: Award for Best COE Trainee-Led Project

11

Maria Castellanos, M.D., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Ibeth Caceres, B.S., Jacquelin Rodriguez, B.S., Charles Park, B.S., Rachelle Wanser, B.S. Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Trends of In-Hospital Mortality Among Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Population-Based Study

12

Victoria Iwinski, M.A., Chicanos por la Causa, Phoeniz, AZ

Karen Armknecht, M.B.A., Chicanos por la Causa, Phoeniz, AZ

Andrew Arvizu, B.S., Chicanos por la Causa, Phoeniz, AZ

 

Identifying social determinants of health among Latino communities: A trend analysis

13

Jennifer Gaertner-Otto, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Sara L. Grisales, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Debra Canales, Head Start Program, Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio

Anil T. Mangla, Ph.D., MPH, FRSPH, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

 

 

A Head Start in the Direction of Child Wellness

14

Farzanna S. Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

Anjali Ramoutar, M.P.H, B.Sc., Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

Alyssa Eason, Ed.D., M.S., Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D., Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

 

Caribbean Diaspora Healthy Nutrition Outreach Project: A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to Caribbean Health

WINNER: Award for Best Faculty/Staff-Led Project

15

Olusegun Bakare, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Beverly Anaele, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA


Russell McIntire, Ph.D., M.P.H., Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

 

COVID-19: Unmasking the Face of Health Disparities

16

Yue Xie, Ph.D., Department of Population Health, College of Health Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Dhitinut Ratnapradipa, Ph.D., Department of Population Health, College of Health Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Kendra Ratnapradipa, Ph.D., Department of Epidemiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

 

Developing a Health Career App to Promote Student Interest in Pursuing Cancer Research Careers and to Enhance Active Learning for Minority STEM Students

17

Natalia Rodriguez, Houston AIDS Education and Training Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Abbhirami Rajagopal, Ph.D., M.P.H., Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Center for Community Health Services, City of Houston Health Department

Camden J. Hallmark, M.P.H., Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Center for Community Health Services, City of Houston Health Department

Marlene McNeese, Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Center for Community Health Services, City of Houston Health Department

Shelby Johnson, Houston AIDS Education and Training Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Shital M. Patel, M.D., M.Sc., Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine and Houston AIDS Education and Training Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Latinx Cultural Competency Trainings for Healthcare Providers

18

Sang (Sam) Pak, D.P.T., PT, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco

Victor Cheuy, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco

 

Leveraging Health Informatics and Geographical Information System to Explore Health Disparities in Access and Utilization of Physical Therapy Services

19

Sherry O. Pinkstaff, Ph.D., PT, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida and Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL

 

Prevalence and Nature of Musculoskeletal Impairments in a Primary Care Clinic for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

20

Jqar "Shayne" Washington, Ed.D., School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

Renée Lastrapes, Ph.D., College of Education, University of Houston Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX, USA

Amy Orange, Ph.D., College of Education, University of Houston Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX, USA

 

Resilience and Perceived Experiences of African American Health Care Professionals' Interaction with Organizational Support Offices

21

Brittany Adams, O.T.D., M.S., OTR, Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Springfield, MA

Morgan Castelbuono, Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Springfield, MA

A. Kelsey Fitzhugh, Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Springfield, MA

Jeffrey Joy, Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Springfield, MA

Danielle Whitman, Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Springfield, MA

 

University Occupational Therapy Clinics as a Viable Option for Reducing Health Inequities and Disparities in Mental Health

22

Antonio Jimenez, B.S., School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Natalya Gallaga, B.S., School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Lindy Ross, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

 

A Dermatologist's Role in Bridging the Healthcare Gap for LGBT+ Individuals with HIV

23

Ardawna Jael Green, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Jennifer Spinler, Texas Children’s Microbiome Center, Department of Pathology, Texas Children’s Hospital & Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Deepu Karri, Rice University, Houston, TX

Debra Dianne Murray, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Paul Nakata, USDA-ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX

Kendal D. Hirschi, USDA-ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX

 

Antinutrients and the Gut Microbiome: A New Dimension

24

Avani Patel, B.S., School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Anjali Deendyal, B.A., M.S.,School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Mwamba Mvula, B.S., School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

William Robinson, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

 

Beyond The Barriers: A Case Series On Advanced Stage Breast and Gynecologic Cancer In New Orleans

25

Sean Liu, B.A., School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Abiodun Oluyomi, Ph.D., Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine,  Houston, TX

 

Health Disparities of Natural Disasters and Its Relation to Emergency Response Systems: A Review

26

Jacob Atkins, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word  San Antonio, TX

Taelor Farrow, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word  San Antonio, TX

Alfred Flores, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word  San Antonio, TX

Jordan Jones, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word  San Antonio, TX

Ramona Parker, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word  San Antonio, TX

 

Health Education and Development for Underserved Population (HEADS UP): Developing community health education in San Antonio through student mobilization and community partnerships to improve health beliefs and outcomes

27

Mia Furgurson, B.S., Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Kelsey Jarrett, Ph.D., The Tarling-Vallim Lab, University of California Los Angeles

Ayrea Hurley, B.S., Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

William Lagor, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

In vivo Somatic Genome Editing in Adult Liver

28

Mario Zuniga Palma, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Nancy T., School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Katie Kirk, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Dakota Rodgers, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Norma Perez, M.D., Dr.P.H., School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

 

Introduction of Street Medicine in Galveston: The New Way to Treat Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

29

Mary Beth Bennett, M.A., Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Laura Rosen, M.P.P., Financial Health Studios, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Michael K. Hole, M.D., M.B.A., Department of Pediatrics & Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Parents’ perceptions of a new primary care intervention to improve health, education and financial outcomes for families with low income

30

Kaylyn Snook, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Mia Vento, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Emma Santa Maria, Ph.D., School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Anil T. Mangla, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

 

The Influence of an Interprofessional Team and Four-Tiered System on the Uptake of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination During Annual Vaccination Drives

31

Erica Chow, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Bess Biscocho, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Kaylinda Tran, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Chaya Prasad, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

 

The Socioeconomic and Health Impacts of Community Gardens

32

Jalyce Taylor, B.A., B.S., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Omonike Olaleye, Ph.D., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Family and Community Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Trends in appendicitis among pregnant women, the risk for cardiac arrest, and maternal-fetal mortality

WINNER: Award for Best Student-Led Project (tie)

33

Emmanuella Oduguwa, B.S., Deepa Dongarwar, M.S., Hamisu M. Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Family and Community Medicine & Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Trends in Premature Deaths among Women Living with HIV/AIDS and Cervical Cancer

WINNER: Award for Best Student-Led Project (tie)

34

Darius B. Dawson, Ph.D., South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Houston, TX, USA, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, Houston VA HRS&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

Michael R. Kauth, Ph.D., South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Houston, TX, USA, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, Houston VA HRS&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

David Latini, Ph.D., MSW, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA,
Montrose Center and Montrose Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA, Mental Health Care Line, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

Terri L. Fletcher, Ph.D., South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Houston, TX, USA, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, Houston VA HRS&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

 

Associations of identity development and tobacco use among lesbian, gay, and transgender veteran past and current tobacco users

35

Jennifer Chang, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Robin P. Goin-Kochel, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Autism Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

 

 

Cross-Cultural Differences in Vaccine Hesitancy and Attributions for Autism in Parents of Children with Autism

36

Nicholaus Christian, M.D., M.B.A., Dell Seton Medical Center, The University of Texas at Austin and Community First! Village

Joel Suarez, Ph.D., Value Institute for Health and Care, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Chris Ulack, Ph.D., Value Institute for Health and Care, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Brooke Wagen, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Whitney Williams, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Experiences of Health and Care of Formerly Chronically Homeless Individuals

37

Anna M. Jilla, Ph.D., Au.D., Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, Center on Aging and Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Carole E. Johnson, Ph.D., Au.D., Hearing Evaluation, Rehabilitation, and Outcomes (HERO) Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Nick Huntington-Klein, Ph.D., Department of Economics, California State University-Fullerton

 

Hearing Aid Affordability: Striving for Equity in Hearing Health Care

WINNER: Award for Best Trainee-Led Project

38

Trung Nguyen, B.S., School of Osteopathic Medicine, University Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

Lyssa Ochoa, M.D., San Antonio Vascular and Endovascular Clinic, San Antonio, TX

 

How Social Determinants of Health Affect Amputation Rates

39

Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, M.D., Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Kathleen McDeavitt, M.D., Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Shetal Amin, M.D., Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Implementing the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry’s learning objectives for medical students

40

Danielle Gonzales, M.D., Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

 

Inaugural Resident Driven Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee

41

Danielle Gonzales, M.D., Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Rachel McCommon, M.A. Ed, University of Missouri-Kansas City

 

UNITED: A trainee multi-institutional approach to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

42

Neema Pithia, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Valencia P. Walker, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Neonatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Sarah Gustafson, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, Harbor Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles

 

The Diversity Assessment-A Tool to Facilitate Diversity Literacy in GME

43

Sergio M. Navarro, M.D., M.B.A., Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA, Said Business School, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Andile Dube, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Chris Lavy, M.D., Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford University, Oxford, UK

The Role of Global Private Public Partnerships in Addressing Global Health Equity: A Zimbabwe Hospital Case Study