2023 Research Abstracts    

  1. Does Early Ablation Impact Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes?
    Nicholas Philip, OMS-IV
  2. Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with COVID-19 Infection: A Single-Center Retrospective Chart Review
    Dakota Becker-Greene, OMS-III
  3. MET, Her2 and p53 Alterations and Osimertinib Resistance in EGFR Mutant Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients: A Meta-Analysis
    Hannah Caldwell, OMS-II

2023 Case Presentations   

  1. Sarcoid-Like Reaction to Disseminated Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in an Immunocompromised Vaper
    Susanna Sogge, OMS-IV
  2. Hidden in the Wall: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Disguised as Chronic Cholecystitis
    Austin Bordelon, OMS-IV
  3. A Case Report: Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Unaccompanied Migrant Youth: Lateral Bucket Handle Meniscal Tear
    Eleana Estrella, OMS-IV

2023 Finalists 

All 2023 finalists can be viewed here.

2022 Research Abstracts (Virtual Session)

  1. Adverse Childhood Experience Categories and Subjective Cognitive Decline in Adulthood: An Analysis of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Rachel Terry, OMS-III
  2. The Osteopathic Pedal Pump Significantly Reduces Lower Limb Edema in Elderly Patients with Lymphedema
    Jill Adams, OMS-III
  3. Persisting Disparity in Prevalence of Diabetes in Appalachian Region of Kentucky Between 2016-2020
    Malavika Seetha, OMS-III


Alex Basdeo, OMS-III
What Makes a Good Doctor: A Qualitative Study of Patient Perspectives

Joshua Dale, OMS-II
Would Exercise, Household Income, Nutritional Education, or Transportation Play a Pivotal Role in Decreasing Prevalence of Obesity in McAllen, Texas?

Stephanie Echeverria, OMS-II
Cancer Incidence Rate Comparison of Kingman, Arizona to State and National SEER Metrics

Yasmin Fakhari Tehrani, OMS-IV & N'Sanh N'Dri, OMS-IV
Computed Tomography vs Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Sohil Gopal, OMS-II
Attendance Withdrawal from Group Behavioral Parent Training for Children with ADHD in Central Appalachia

Jillian Hackney, OMS-II
Bone-Targeted Combination Therapy Decreases Tumor Progression and Restores Bone Mass by Increasing
Bone Formation in Mice with Established Multiple Myeloma

Creighton Kellogg, OMS-III
Role of Noncanonical NF-kB Signaling in The Development of Intestinal Cell Subpopulations

Vanessa Lim, OMS-II & Gopal Topiwala, MS
Systematic Review of Case Reports on COVID-19 Associated Myocarditis: A Discussion on Treatment and Outcomes

Sahil Parikh, OMS-III
Does The Osteopathic Pedal Pump Reduce Lower Limb Volume in Healthy Subjects?

Austin Simmons, OMS-II
Exendin-(9-39) is A True Antagonist of the Murine Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor

2022 Case Presentations (Virtual Session)

  1. Hyperkalemia as a Precursor to Daptomycin Induced Muscle Toxicity
    Nicole Twardowski, OMS-IV
  2. Silent Purulent Pericarditis in Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered During Cardiac Surgery
    Brandon Doty, OMS-II
  3. Acute Polyarthritis in a Cardiac Transplant Recipient
    Ezra Yu, OMS-IV


Anastasia Abbott, OMS-III and Codie Kurka, OMS-III
Cavitary Lesions in an Undiagnosed Diabetic

Inshya Desai, OMS-IV
A Case of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Related to Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

Reba Dhillon, OMS-III
Challenges in the Treatment of Nasal NK/T-Cell Lymphoma

Francesca Genera, OMS-III
A Case of Idiopathic Myointimal Hyperplasia of the Mesenteric Veins: A Rare Cause of Chronic Ischemic Colitis

Zachary Greiner, OMS-IV
The Unexpected Pseudomonas: A Rare Case of Pseudomonas Mendocina Bacteremia

Steven Jang, OMS-IV
Diagnosing Underlying Atrial Fibrillation in a Patient with Recurrent Cryptogenic Stroke with the Use of a Loop Recorder: Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

John Lee, OMS-IV
Isolated Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation in Advanced Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma

John Lee, OMS-IV
HHV-8 Positive Kaposi Sarcoma in a Hispanic HIV-Negative Patient

Zi Qian "Ivy" Liu, OMS-IV
Incidental Aortic Flap in a Patient with Radiation History and Severe Valvular Disease: Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

Norah Mubarak, OMS-IV
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in the Setting of Uncontrolled Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus

Vu Pham Ngoc Anh, MS-IV
Paradoxical Coronary Embolism Associated with Patent Foramen Ovale in the Setting of Liver Cirrhosis: A Case Report

Chau Do Nhut Minh, MS-IV
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Post-mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination: A Case Report

Hoang Nhat Pham, MS
Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma As a Cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Rachel Pray, OMS-III
A Case of Selective Mutism in an Adolescent in a Rural Setting Lacking Mental Health Support

Batoul Sadek, OMS-IV
High Grade Large Cell Neuroendocrine Cancer of Ethmoid Sinus

Erika Sembrano, OMS-II
Rapidly Progressive Case of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome in the Intensive Care Unit

Sabrina Soin, OMS-IV
Spinal Hemangioblastoma Presenting as Cauda Equina Syndrome in Setting of von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Ashley-Kate Story, OMS-III
Granulicatella Adiacens Endocarditis Affecting Prosthetic and Native Valves in a Patient with a History of Gemella sp. Endocarditis

Whitney Ward, OMS-IV
ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, It’s Not Always the Heart

2021 Research Abstracts (Virtual Convention)

  1. (Tied for 1st) Biochemical Changes After Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Neuropathic Pain
    Derek Tai, OMS-III
    (Tied for 1st) STK11IP Identification in Double Membrane Vesicle Composition of HcoV-OC43 Infected Cells by Subcellular Fractionation
    Jessica Brumbaugh, OMS-II
  2. Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients of Different Ethnic Groups in Rural Populations
    Kamaldeep Sidhu, OMS-II and Elon Hailu, OMS-II

2021 Case Presentations (Virtual Convention)

  1. Broken Heart Syndrome: A Case of Reverse Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and Coronary Anomaly Induced by a Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation
    Abu-Bakr Malik, OMS-II
  2. Prophylactic Anticoagulation Treatment in COVID-19 Patients Complicated with  Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage
    Kelsey Blundell, OMS-IV
  3. COVID-19 Reveals a Diagnosis of Erdheim-Chester Disease
    Amanda Fahrenbruck, OMS-IV

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