Life + Career Osteopathic Research OMED Research Dissemination Track OMED 2019 Posters

OMED 2019 Posters

Research track

Research abstracts from OMED 2019

The latest findings from new and seasoned researchers were featured.

Approved research abstracts were posted in the December 2019 edition of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (log-in required). A full list of the 2019 posters is below.

 

Student Doctor Kyle Mackenzie Campbell OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

*B2 – Cardiac Damage by Doxorubicin Is Mitigated in Smad3 Deficient Mice

 

Student Doctor Nicole Jeong Ha Lee OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (California)

*B3 – Overexpression of CST1 Leads to Altered EMT Signaling

 

Student Doctor Michelle Kikel OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B4 – The Link Between Step Width and Pelvic Compensatory Mechanisms in Hip Osteoarthritis

 

Student Doctor Emily Seltzer OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B5 – Making a Case for the DDX11 Encoding Helicase in Telomere DNA Replication

 

Student Doctor Farrah Asaad OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B6 – Preterm Human Milk Exosomes Have Anti-Inflammatory Properties Mediated By miRNA-146a That Is Lacking in Donor Human Milk

 

Student Doctor Katrina Sidney Bantis OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B7 – FUNDC1 is Required for the Maintenance of Normal Cardiac Function During Fasting

 

Student Doctor Benjamin Woodring Wolff OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

B9 – Comparison of the Keratin 18 Gene Dna Methylation Between Regular and Brain Metastasis Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells

 

Student Doctor Matthew Geiselmann OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B10 – Using ClearEdge™ to Assess The Effects of Subconcussive Events on Neurocognition and Balance

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Philip Song OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

*B11 – Role of Leptin and its Receptor in the Protective Effects of HSP70 Against Diet-Induced Obesity

 

Student Doctor Alexandra Tsivitis OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B12 – Combined Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Mineral Bone Disorder in Chronic Kidney Disease: a mouse model

 

Student Doctor Rachel Gecelter OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B13 – Hip Muscle Activity and Mechanics in Osteoarthritis Gait

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Senayt Alemu OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B14 – Examining Interstitial Cajal Cell Networks Using a Mouse Model to Study the Effect of Calcification Induced Heart Failure on GI Dysmotility

 

Student Doctor Shadia Nahar Ahmed OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B15 – Does Endothelial Tissue-Nonspecific Alkaline Phosphatase (TNAP) play a role in intracranial calcification?

 

Student Doctor Mariel Bedell OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B16 – The Phenotypic Interplay Between the Brain and Skull in Developing Chicken (Gallus Gallus) and American Alligator (Alligator Mississippiensis)

 

Student Doctor Caleb Martin OMS-I

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

*B17 – Rotavirus Infection and Human Cellular Protein stk11ip; The Study of Host-Viral Interactions from an Osteopathic Approach

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 1st Place Winner

Student Doctor Katherine Elizabeth Byrd OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

New York Institute of Technology College of Medicine at Arkansas State University

*B18 – Developing “Migraneous” Rat Models to Evaluate the Efficacy of OMT on Various Migraine Biomarkers

 

Student Doctor Brandon Hamm OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

*B19 – Pseudolaric Acid B (Pab) Induces Senescence by Activation of p53/p21 Pathway in Pancreatic Cancer Cells

 

Student Doctor Rachel Erin Davis OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Georgia Campus)

B20 – Investigation of a Potential Therapy for Cerebellar Ataxia: transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) Using an in Vivo Approach

 

Student Doctor Silvia Cherian OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Georgia Campus)

*B21 – Study of Purkinje Cell Response to Alternating Current Stimulation (ACS) as a Treatment Modality for Cerebellar Ataxia: An in Vitro Approach

 

Dr. Chante Richardson PhD

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

B22 – Chronic Inflammation Negatively Alters the Cellular Components of the Myofascia

 

Student Doctor Ayesha N. Shahid MBS

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

B23 – Examining Structural and Functional Relationships to Improve Respiratory Mechanics: Implications for Nebulizer Therapy for COPD, Asthma, and CF

 

Student Doctor Anna Saldanha OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Virginia)

*B25 – Effects of Quaternary Ammonium Compound Exposure on Neuronal Protein Kinase a Expression

 

Student Doctor Vishva Shah OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B26 – Echocardiographic and Vascular Ultrasound Study of Mice with Chronic Kidney Disease and Hyperphosphatemia

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Amna Haider OMS II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B27 – Functional Perturbation of Mustn1 in Cartilage

 

Student Doctor Dawid Gerlach OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

*B28 – Age-related Changes in Cholinergic Activity in the CNS

 

Student Doctor Kirsten Gateless OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

B29 – C. Elegans as a Model Organism for Investigating the Relationship Between Uric Acid and Lipid Metabolism

 

Dr. Per Gunnar Brolinson DO

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Virginia)

B30 – Osteopathy In The Cranial Field As A Method To Enhance Injury Recovery: A Preliminary Study

 

Student Doctor Michael Castellano PhD, OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B31 – A Mouse Model of Target Identification in the Presence of Novel Backgrounds

 

Student Doctor Lindsey Leggett OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Touro University Nevada

*B32 – Determining the Best Strategy to Integrate Clinical Nutrition and Culinary Medicine for Preventative Health Education

 

Student Doctor Jared David Cohn OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*B33 – Stability of Inhibitory Circuits in the Olfactory Bulb

 

Student Doctor Miriam Ruth Brown OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (South Carolina)

*B34 – The Effects of EBOV sGP on Macrophages via RNA-Sequencing

 

Student Doctor Rachel Anne Hall OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Virginia)

*B35 – Tap Water Components and Their Effect on Cell Adhesivity, a Model for Brain Development

 

Student Doctor Cade Colby Walker OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

*B36 – Expression Profile of Host Kinase RIOK3 During Rotavirus Infection

 

Dr. Terry Hrubec PhD

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Virginia)

B37 – Disinfectant Exposure Decreases Reproductive Hormones

 

Student Doctor Josiah Eschbach OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

*B38 – Mir-26a Overexpression Causes Increased Proliferation and Dysregulation of the Wnt Pathway in the Bipotential C2C12 Cell Line

 

Student Doctor Alyssa Averhoff OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

*B39 – MST-312 Suppresses Herpes Simplex Virus Replication in Primary Human Cells

 

Student Doctor Mandy Alhajj OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

C1 – Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Pre-Symptom Lifestyle Survey: An Attempt to Identify Potential Epigenetic Factors in Autoimmune Bullous Dermatoses

 

Dr. Adrienne Law PGY-II

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

C2 – Osteopathic Medical Students: Promoting Physical Activity

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Annmarie Butare OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

*C3 – Effects of Social Media on Patient Perceptions and Compliance

 

Dr. Abby Rhoads DO

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

St. Luke’s University Hospital / PCOM

C4 – The Efficacy of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Decreasing the Severity of Migraine Headaches.

 

Student Doctor Ryan Dyches OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

*C5 – Perceptions and Awareness of Osteopathic Medicine Among Students in Other Health Professions

 

Student Doctor Maryam Burney OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

University of North Texas Health Science Center

C6 – Investigating the Interaction Between Self-Reported Measures of Pain and COMT and BDNF Polymorphisms in the Setting of Chronic Low Back Pain

 

Dr. Eileen Conaway DO

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

AdventHealth Family Medicine Residency at East Orlando

C7 – OMT as Wellness in the Family Medicine Residency

 

Dr. Kelley Jean Fields Harmon DO

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency

C8 – Exploring Unintended Pregnancy Among Women with Opiate Dependence

 

Student Doctor Sophia Catherine Mort OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

*C9 – Medical Professional Students’ Perceived Impact of Opioid Addiction on Healthcare Professions

 

Student Doctor Ryan Margolin OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (New York)

*C10 – Exploring Substance Use in Medical School and its Effect on Student Academic Performance

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Katherine Keever OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C11 – Effect of Subconcussive Events on ImPACT Scores of Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Players

 

Student Doctor Jocelyn Canedo OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Auburn Campus)

*C12 – Relationship Between Demographic Factors and AACOM Cultural Competencies on Global Seminar Students

 

Dr. Jillian Helena Bradley PhD

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (South Carolina)

C13 – The Effect of Facial Effleurage on Acute Rhinosinusitis

 

Student Doctor Kishan Patel OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Pain Management

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

*C14 – The Effect of OMM on Opioid Users with Chronic Low Back Pain

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 1st Place Winner

Student Doctor Karthik Bola Kamath OMS-II

Research Focus Area:  Chronic Diseases & Conditions

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C15 – Does a single bout of Rock Steady Boxing improve procedural memory?

 

Student Doctor Taesung Kim OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C16 – Using the King Devick Test as a Measure of Changes in Neurocognitive Decline in Collegiate Men’s Lacrosse Athletes

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 1st Place Winner

Student Doctor Jason Blake OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

*C17 – Absence of Cervical Spine Pain on Musculoskeletal Exam in Cervical Spine Fractures:  An Analysis of Elderly Trauma Patients at a Level I Trauma Center

 

Student Doctor Alison Shuff OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

*C18 – Ocular Scatter Index and Scheimpflug Imaging as a Measurement for Prediabetes:  An Interdisciplinary Case Control Study

 

Dr. John Howell Peniston DO

Research Focus Area: Pain Management

GlaxoSmith Kline Consumer Health Care

C19 – Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Hand Osteoarthritis Pain with Diclofenac Sodium Gel 1%

 

Dr. Walter Hartwig PhD

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (California)

C21 – Patient Perceptions of Osteopathic Treatment Distinction

 

Dr. John C. Licciardone DO, MS, MBA

Research Focus Area: Pain Management

University of North Texas Health Science Center

C22 – The Osteopathic Approach to Chronic Pain Management: Assessing its Biopsychosocial Processes and Relationships to Clinical Outcomes

 

Student Doctor Kyle Yuen OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C23 – Lean Body Mass, Body Fat and Physical Activity in Esport Players Compared to Non-Esport Players

 

Student Doctor Monika Marie Sullivan OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Western University of Health Sciences

*C24 – The Effectiveness of Anticipatory Guidance Presented Via Video During Wait Times in the Pediatric Office

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2ND Place FORCE Winner

Student Doctor Jessica Marie Smith OMS II

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C25 – The Efficacy of Treating Thoracic Cage Counterstrain Tender Points with Varied Mobile Point Time Durations in a Classroom Setting

 

Student Doctor Justin Zelig Morris OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C26 – Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Vs. Counseling in the Treatment of Sports-Related Concussion: Comparative Balance Assessment

 

Student Doctor Tamzid Hassan OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C27 – Assessing Physiological Changes using Wearable Technology in Collegiate eSports Players While Gaming

 

Dr. Jennifer Otterbacher DO

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Grandview Medical Center

C28 – Changing the Presentation of the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine: An Effort to Improve Vaccination Rates of Children in a Federally Qualified Health Center

 

Student Doctor Abigail White OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (South Carolina)

*C29 – Facial effleurage treatment increases serum TNFα levels in patients with acute rhinosinusitis

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 1st Place FORCE Winner

Student Doctor Saumya Valasareddi OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) & Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C30 – Constipation in Parkinson’s Disease Improved by an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Sequence in a Repeated Measures Study

 

Student Doctor Nathan Paluso OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Prevention

New York Institute of Technology COM

*C31 – Retrospective Medical Record Review of Post-Concussion Balance Assessment by Symptom Scoring and Sensory Organization Testing

 

Student Doctor Hayden Christopher White OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (South Carolina)

*C32 – The Effects of Routine Exercise on Acute Rhinosinusitis

 

Student Doctor Jonathan Junqua OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (California)

C33 – Intermittent Fasting

 

Student Doctor Isabella Slaby OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Chronic Diseases & Conditions

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

*H1 – Role of A Student-Run Free Clinic in An Urban Underserved Area

 

Student Doctor Patrick Tempera OMS-III

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

*H2 – Rowan Community Health Center Root-Cause Analysis: A Tool Used to Reopen Rowan’s Student-Run Healthcare Center

 

2019 Research Student Poster Award 2nd Place Winner

Student Doctor Elizabeth Weirich OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

*H3 – Evaluating Students’ Knowledge of Elective Pregnancy Termination Before and After Educational Intervention

 

Student Doctor Joseph Nathanson OMS-II

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Colorado)

*H5 – Underserved Youth Medical School Outreach Program (UYMSOP)

 

Student Doctor Emma York OMS-IV

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Virginia)

*H6 – The Long-Term and Short-Term Effects of in Office Patient Flow on Patient Satisfaction

 

Dr. Bhuma Krishnamachari PhD

Research Focus Area: Osteopathic Philosophy

New York Institute of Technology COM

H4 – Meditation and Empathy in Osteopathic Medical Students:  A Longitudinal Randomized Controlled Trial

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