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 G Q&A Session hosted on Zoom.

  • Meeting ID: 980 5545 5607
  • Passcode: 117598

Room G Q&A Schedule

2:40 – 3 p.m.

  • Ayan Ali, MD Program: “Gestational Diabetes: Understanding the Disease and Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment”
  • Thomas Donaldson, MD Program: “Concentric cardiac remodeling and hypertrophy as predictors of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension”
  • Maymona Dulli, MD Program: “Can Mouse Ovarian Follicles Grow and Ovulate In Vitro?”
  • Elizabeth Li, MD Program: “Discrimination during pregnancy and adverse pre- and postnatal outcomes - Findings from 2012-2018 Virginia Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Data”

3 – 3:20 p.m.

  • Asma Azam, MD Program: “Graves' Autoantibodies Exhibit Different Stimulating Activities in Thyroid and Orbital Cells Not Reflected by Clinical Assays”
  • Nolan Martin, MD Program: “The Digital Patient Project: Trends in Data Standards for Modeling Human Biological Systems”
  • Mukosolu Ndubisi, MD Program: “Evaluation of Plaque Stability in the Brachiocephalic Arteries of Sleep Fragmented, Atherosclerotic Mice”
  • Alexsandr Zyskin, MD Program: “Role of BCR in Atherosclerosis”

3:20 – 3:40 p.m.

  • Robert McCauley, MD Program: “Vascular Supply of the Abdomen on Angiography”
  • Jason Toy, MD Program: “Incidental Carotid Artery Dissection or Artifact? Understanding Mirror-Image Artifact in Ultrasonography”
  • Colin Woolard, MD Program: “A Case of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) Presenting with Bilateral Testicular Ischemia and Necrosis”

3:40 – 4 p.m.

  • Jack Capra, MD Program: “Extreme Heat Events and Health Outcomes: Vulnerability Mapping of the City of Norfolk”
  • Steven Liu, MD Program: “Impact of COVID-19 on Patient Appointment Attendance at HOPES Free Clinic with Text Message Reminders”
  • Christian Schmidt, MD Program: “Telehealth Utilization and No-show Rates during COVID-19 Pandemic in the EVMS HOPES Clinic and Clínica Comunitaria Esperanza”
  • Hemasree Yeluru, MD Program: “Evaluation of the Emergency Department Usage After a Hurricane: Identifying At-Risk Populations”

4 – 4:20 p.m.

  • Mayuri Kathrotia, MD Program: “Changes After COVID-19 Among People Who Smoke Cigarettes”
  • Sudarshan Mohan, MD Program: “A Drunken Heart: Severe Alcohol Withdrawal leading to Cardiac Arrest”
  • Jason Pham, MD Program: “Invasive Fungal Infection caused by Curvularia Species in a Patient with Intranasal Drug Use: A Case Report”
  • Kirstin Reed, MD Program: “The Combined Effects of Sleep Disorders and Cocaine on Central and Peripheral Inflammation”

4:20 – 4:40 p.m.

  • Kari Flicker, MD Program: “A Quality Improvement Project to Evaluate and Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of UTIs in the Pediatric Urgent Care Setting”
  • Daniel Heshmatipour, MD Program: “Validation of Child-Reported Quality of Life Instrument in Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing”
  • Jason Pham, MD Program: “Determining Risk Factors Associated with Complications and Readmission in Pediatric Tissue Expander Surgery - an ACS NSQIP-P Analysis”
  • Kendra Walker, MD Program: “Clinical and Biological Features and Treatment Outcomes of Children with Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Hyperleukocytosis”