Research Day presenters discussed their work and took viewer questions during a 20-minute question-and-answer session on Zoom. This year's poster presentations can be found on the Research Day homepage or on the EVMS YouTube channel.

Watch the Room A Q&A session hosted on Zoom.

  • Meeting ID: 949 6465 0181
  • Passcode: 962522

Room A Schedule

2:40 – 3 p.m.

  • Syed Haque, MD Program: “Creating Community Dialogue to Improve Oral Health in Hampton Roads”
  • Michele Nsianya, MD Program: “Improving health outcomes through understanding access to oral health care in Hampton Roads”
  • Minh Tu Tran, Md Program: “Oral Ulcers Were the Tip of the Iceberg”

3 – 3:20 p.m.

  • Laura Columbus, MD, Resident: “Congenital Portosystemic Venous Shunt: A Rare and Interesting Case Report”
  • Richa Goel, MD, Clinical Fellow: “Symptom Assessment of Cancer Patients in Palliative Care Medicine Clinic”
  • Seifeldin Sadek, MD, Clinical Fellow: “PGE2 Regulates the Plasminogen Activator Pathway in Human Endometrial Endothelial Cells: Differences between Normal and Heavy Menstrual Bleeders”
  • Anisha Vanka, Summer Scholar: “Incorporating Vape Prevention Education in Pediatric Practices”

3:20 – 3:40 p.m.

  • David Brodnik, MD Program: “An Analysis of Qualitative Themes in Yelp Reviews of Anesthesiology Practices”
  • Kayla Disasi, Summer Scholar: “Patient-Targeted Googling: A Qualitative Study of Psychologists' Perceptions and Practices”
  • Wais Mojadedi, MD Program: “A Preliminary Assessment on the Utility of Universal Lipid Screening Guidelines at CHKD Pediatrics”
  • Shambhawi Thakur, MD Program: “Program Evaluation and Assessment of Vital Sign Measurement at EVMS HOPES Ophthalmology Clinic”

3:40 – 4 p.m.

  • David Brodnik, MD Program: “An Inquiry into Equity Issues Surrounding COVID-19 Among Black and African American Individuals”
  • Parth Contractor, MD Program: “COVID-19 and its effect on BMI year over year in both normal BMI patients and already identified at risk population with BMIs >85% pre-pandemic”
  • Dustin Runzo, MD Program: “COVID-19 and its effect on BMI year over year in both normal BMI patients and already identified at risk population with BMIs >85% pre-pandemic”
  • Mekenzie Wilson, MD Program: “Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Overdose Emergency Response Calls in Norfolk, Virginia”

4 – 4:20 p.m.

  • Jared Berger, MD Program: “Evaluating the Effects of Covid-19 on Themes of Concern in Third-Year Medical Students and Resident Interns”
  • David Brodnik, MD Program: “Regional Variation in Demand for Fellowship Training: An Analysis of Anesthesiology Job Advertisements”
  • Rayghan Larick, MD Program: “POCUS: An opportunity to improve High Value Care Education in the Clinical Learning Environment”
  • Jennifer Wintringham, MD Program: “@Dermatology - The Continued Growth of Instagram Utilization by Dermatology Residency Programs”

4:20 – 4:40 p.m.

  • Sarah Alnaif, MD Program: “A Recommendation for a Hispanic/Latinx Community-Based Educational Intervention to Address Health Disparities in Malignant Melanoma”
  • Rebecca Clawson, MD Program: “An Assessment of Dermatology Resident's Perspectives of Curriculum Inclusivity for American Indian/Alaskan Native Patients”
  • Sarah Hermak, MD Program: “Skin Beauty Attitudes and Sun-Safe Behaviors Among Latinx Communities in Hampton Roads”
  • Jennifer Wintringham, MD Program: “Dermatology in The Urgent Care Setting: A Retrospective Analysis of Patients Seen in The Eastern Virginia Medical School Dermatology Urgent Access Clinic”