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 C Q&A Session hosted on Zoom.

  • Meeting ID: 997 1225 8680 
  • Passcode: 131686

2:40 – 3 p.m.

  • Shiva Ambardar, MD Program: “An uncommon presentation of an uncommon tumor: central neurocytoma presenting with lower extremity paresthesia”
  • Jason Bard, MD Program: “A Distinctive Histological Form of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Perineural Invasion”
  • Dallas Hampton, MD Program: “Solid ovarian teratoma with carcinoid tumor with transformation to small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma in a 68-year-old patient: A Case Report”
  • Sarah Phillips, MD Program: “Factors associated with patient adherence to remote monitoring during radiation treatment for head and neck cancer”

3 – 3:20 p.m.

  • Jason Bard, MD Program: “Utilizing a Quality of Life (QOL) Tool to Examine the Presence of Fatigue in Subjects with Diabetes”
  • Madeline Sun, MD Program: “Role of Neuroinflammation in Neuronal Network”
  • Jovanna Tracz, MD Program: “Neuro-inflammatory targets in glioblastoma multiforme”
  • Troy Williams, MD Program: “The Impact of 5 Days of Reduced Physical Activity on Glycemic Control in Active Older Adults: Preliminary Findings”

3:20 – 3:40 p.m.

  • Ryan Harris, MD Program: “Using Ground-based Spaceflight Analogs to Understand the Impact of Inflight Stressors on Sensorimotor Function”
  • Christine Kim, MD Program: “Role of vibrissae in rat string-pulling behavior following exposure to multiple space flight stressors”
  • Sam Stephenson, MD Program: “The effect of simulated space radiation exposures on executive function and processing speed in rats as shown by a switch task”
  • Jovanna Tracz, MD Program: “Fine motor deficits exhibited in rat string-pulling behavior following exposure to deep space radiation and sleep fragmentation”

3:40 – 4 p.m.

  • Ryan Lamrani, MD Program: “Use of Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant 190 μg (ILUVIEN®) in Patients with Cystoid Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion (FACES)”
  • Thomas Marshall, MD Program: “A Characterization of Patients Receiving Multiple Biologics for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases”
  • Troy Williams, MD Program: “The Effectiveness of Procalcitonin in Detecting Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients”

4 – 4:20 p.m.

  • Nicole Feng, MD Program: “Assessment of a Community Engaged Learning Program on Student Attitudes Towards Music and Movement Arts in Medicine”
  • Serena Pu, MD Program: “Video-Based Tracheostomy Care Education for Medical Students”
  • Pierce Publico, MD Program: “Peer Tutoring in Higher Education and Beyond: a literature review”
  • Maya Vishnia, MD Program: “The Development of a Novel, Searchable Online Database of Medical School Curriculum Content and Competency Objectives”

4:20 – 4:40 p.m.

  • Saad Jafri, MD Program: “Pilot study of the efficacy of pyridostigmine for reversal of post injection dysphonia following botulinum neurotoxin laryngeal chemo-denervation in spasmodic dysphonia”
  • Saadhana Kukkala, MD Program: “Impact of Apnea vs. Hypopnea Predominance on Adenotonsillectomy Outcomes in Children with OSA”
  • Timothy Liu, MD Program: “Clinical Characteristics of Pediatric Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Retrospective Review of Patients in the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters”
  • Banruo Yang, MD Program: “A Retrospective Validation of Disease Activity Questionnaire for Chronic Rhinosinusitis”