Master's Research Project -
Abstract Archives

Last update: June 9, 2010

2013

Taming Cardiopulmonary Bypass:  A Potential New Method for Anticoagulation in Patients with Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

- Christine Zanghi, MD, PhD
2013

CT vs. Clinical Diagnosis for Diagnosing Pediatric Appendicitis:  A Cost Utility Analysis - Aharon Wolf, MD

2013

Written English Text vs ASL Adaption Video - Comparing Disbursements of Information on Health Inequities to Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students - Denise Alice Thew

2013

Pre-Hypertension, Hypertion and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in a Healthy Adolescent Population - J. Chad Teeters, MD

2013

Is Better Communication With Nursing Home Staff Associated with Higher Rates of Advance Directive Completion Among Residents at the End-of-Life? - Jessica Spilman

2013

State Sex Education Policies'  Impact on American Adolescents' Safe Sex Behavior - Nan Qiao

2013

Impact of a Comprehensive Worksite Health Promotion Intervention on Job Satisfaction - Sharon S. Lee, MD

2013

An Evaluation of a Parental Training Program for Foster Parents - Divya Kumar

2013

Evaluation of the Impact of Image Sharing on Inter-hospital Transfer of Patients with Stroke/Transient Ischemic Attack - Minal Jain

2013

Barriers and Facilitators to Successful Telemedicine for Pediatric Urgent Care in an After-Hours Community-Referral Setting - Lydia Fernandez

2013

Identifying Residency Program Factors that Lead to Satisfaction with Quality Improvement (QI) Curricula, and Perceived Resident Proficiency in QI:  A Secondary Analysis of a National Survey of Pediatric Residency Program Directors and Key Informant Interviews with Residents - Mark S. Craig, MD

2012 Comparison of Concussion Incidence in High School Contact and Collision Sports:  Perspectives on Concussion Surveillance and Prevention - Sirish Kondabolu
2012 “A Unique View into the World of Desperate and Unfortunate People:” ED Physicians’ Attitudes and Beliefs towards the Alcohol Intoxication Patient - Kirsten Rindal, MD
2012 System Science Modeling of Epidemiological Outcomes of Latent Tuberculosis Treatment Policy for India in the Era of Tuberculosis Drug Resistance - Kaja M. Abbas, PhD
2012 Preoperative Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Atrial Arrhythmias After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery - Ethan Menasha Bernstein
2012 Oral Ketamine for Control of Chronic Pain in Children - Amy-Lee Bredlau, MD
2012 Chromosomally Integrated HHV-6 and HIV Disease Progression - Mundeep Kainth
2011 The Northeast Rochester Youth and Family Wellness Project:  An Evaluation of the “Second Step©” Violence Prevention Program - Todd Miller
2011 “Nothing About Us Without Us:”  Women with Developmental Disabilities Have Conversations About Sexual and Reproductive Health - Skye Peebles
2011 Screening for Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury:  Epidemiology and Trends in Imaging Use in the ED Setting - Seema Bhatt
2011 Special Healthcare Needs Among Children in Informal Kinship Care - Sara Beth Eleoff, MD
2011 Fluoride Varnish:  Knowledge, Preferences and Practices of General and Pediatric Dentists - Prachi Hanwatkar
2011 Long-term Effects of Radiation Therapy and Anthracycline Chemotherapy on Cardiac Function and Perfusion Changes in Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma and non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Otto Thomas
2011 The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Cancer Treatment-Related Side Effects Among 947 Subjects - Luke J. Peppone, PhD
2011 Physical Activity as a Coping Strategy for Smoking Cessation in Adults Age 50 and Older - Liana Baker
2011 Association of Soluble Tissue Factor and Subclinical Atherosclerotic Disease:  Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) - Keon Edwin Menzies
2011 Chronic Inflammation:  The Potential Link between Early Chest Radiotherapy and Increased Cardiovascular Disease - Heather Cronmiller, RN, CIC
2011 Identifying Barriers and Solutions to Clinical Research Recruitment for Neurodegenerative Disorders - David Shprecher, DO
2011 Exploration of Self-Reported Reasons for Use of Emergency Medical Services and Patient Health Literacy - Dana Finch
2011 The Use of Sucrose as Analgesia in Infants During Painful Procedures - Colleen Markevicz
2011 Unwanted Sexual Experiences During a Hook Up:  Identifying the Narrator as Victim or Agent - Caitlin Powalski
2011 Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Circulating Adiponectin Concentrations in Pre-pubescent Children - Alcia H. Augustine, PhD
2011 The Health-Related Needs of Patients and Families Affected by Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy - Alexis Smirnow
2011 The Characteristics and Prevalence of Executive Dysfunction in Older Adults Receiving Aging Services Card Management - Lisa Boyle
2011 Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample:  Utilization Trends Over Time - Matthew R. Skerritt, PhD
2011 United States Navy Personnel Perceptions of a Proposed Navy-wide Smoking Ban - Amanda Hagen, MD
2010 Medical Director Certification and Association with Nursing Home Characteristics - Thomas V. Caprio, MD
2010 Barriers to Help-Seeking:  A Cultural Perspective on Intimate Partner Violence - Sohug Mookerjee
2010 Predictors of Mismatch Between Chosen and Actual Dialysis Modality - Scott Liebman
2010 Analyzing First-time Smoking Cessation Attempts for Midlife and Older Smokers:  Who is the 50+ Smoker? - Miranda E. Warder
2010 The Emergency Departament “Teachable Moment”:  Can Burn Prevention Knowledge be Increased with a Pediatric Emergency Department Intervention? - Micheyle L. Goldman, DD
2010 Resilience in Adolescents with Cancer:  Impact of Cyberspace - Jennifer Suzanne Linebarger, MD
2010 Five Factor Personality and Paid Personal Assistance Services Use in a Chronically Ill Medicare Population - Ethan Abraham Corona
2010 Evaluation of the Presence of a Subchorionic Hematoma on 1st Trimester Ultrasound and Midtrimester Transvaginal Cervical Length:  A Retrospective Cohort - Erin Lemcke, BS, RDMS
2010 Comparison of the Impacts of Breastfeeding and Mammography - Erin Driscoll-Brantley
2010 Cervical Cancer Screening Among Young Hispanic American Women:  The Knowledge Barrier - Elizabeth Werner
2010 Obesity-related Health Conditions in the Elderly:  An Association with Depression? - Ding Ding, MS
2010 High Impact Symptoms in Myotonic Dystrophy Type-1:  A Qualitative Study - Chad Heatwole, MD
2010

Modeling the Long Term Costs and Savings From a Worksite Weight Management Program -Amna idris

2010

Electrophilic PPARγ Ligands Inhibit Corneal Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Differentiation in vitro:  A Potential Novel Therapy for Corneal Scarring - Ajay Kuriyan

5/12/10 A Descriptive Study of Patients with Poisoning at a Referral Hospital in Northern Thailand - P. Charles Inboriboon, MD
4/21/10 Statistical Learning Models of the Prognostic Value of Personality Phenotype for Interleukin-6 8 Months Later in Older Persons - Ben Chapman, MD
4/12/10 The Effects of Potent Inflammation Resolving Lipid Mediators on Platelet Function in ex-vivo Diabetic Blood - Pedro Calderon-Artero
3/31/10 Acceptance of New Health Services and Initiatives Established in Rima, Tibet as Measured by Utilization Patterns and Perceptions of Residents - Rebekah Loy, PhD
3/31/10 Economic Evaluation of the Difference in the Rate of Surgical Site Infections Between Laparoscopic and Open Procedures for Resection of Colorectal Cancer - Rabih Salloum, MD
3/29/10 Palliative Care Needs and Symptom Patterns of Hospitalized Elders Referred for Consultation - Aaron Olden, MD
3/10/10 Defining the Population Health Impact of Global Health Work: Program Leaders Perspectives - Katherine P. O'Hanlon
3/3/10 Community Resources, Social Isolation, & Cardivascular Disease Mortality - Christopher Mooney
3/1/10 Analysis of Potential Predictors of the Effects of CRT-D vs ICD-Only Therapy on Heart Failure Event or Death in the Ischemic Male Subset of the MADIT-CRT Patient Population - Randall A. Buermann
3/1/10 Physician Awareness of Radiation Attributable Cancer Risk from Diagnostic CT Scans - Savita Puri
2/24/10 Complementary & Alternative Medicine Utilization Among Psoriasis Patients - Samuel Kunjukunju
2/24/10 Association Between Methyl Mercury Levels and Atopy Levels and Atopy in the General US Population - Courtney Bishop
2/22/10 Relationships between Emergency Room Utilization and Modes of Communication Among Deaf Adults who Communicate in American Sign Language - Michael McKee, MD
2/3/10 Breastfeeding and Employment: Factors that Differentiate Those Who Are Able to Continue Breastfeeding and Those Who are Not - April Buttaccio
1/20/10 Why Do Insured Individuals Seek Care from Publicly-funded STD Clinics? - Ann Schwartz
1/13/10 Emergency Medical Dispatch Code Association with Emergency Department Outcomes - A. Zach Hettinger, MD
12/16/09 Adolescent Sexual Risk Behaviors: Does Sport Type Play a Role? - Karen Gromer
12/16/09 Predictive Factors for Acute Otitis Media: Colonization and Immunity in a Cohort of Children - Rebecca Smith
12/14/09 Do the Perspectives on the Need of Mental Health Counseling Among Foster Parents and Teens Explain the Use of the Mental Health Services among Teens in Foster Care? - Karena Knight
12/11/09 Metabolic Syndrome and Diet in Middle Aged and Elderly Population - Ayesha Khan, MD
11/11/09 Cervical Cancer Screening Among Young Hispanic American Women: The Knowledge Barrier - Elizabeth Werner
11/4/09 Is Strong Stories an Effective Educational Tool for Teaching Middle-School Age Children in Rochester, NY about Head Injury Prevention? A Qualitative Study - Andrew Marky
10/28/09 Resilence in Adolescents with Cancer: Impact of Cyberspace - Jennifer Linebarger, MD
10/21/09 Barriers to Primary Dental Care: A Qualitative Investigation of Attenders to a Dental School Emergency Department - Vinicius Tavares
9/30/09 Urban Mothers' Assessment of Problem-Solving Competencies - Heather Paradis, MD
6/5/09 Identifying Barriers and Solutions to Clinical Research Recruitment for Neurodegenerative Disorders - David Shprecher, DO
6/3/09 Synthetic Triterpenoids Inhibit Myofibroblast Differentiation In Vitro: A Potential Novel Therapy for Corneal Scarring - Ajay Kuriyan
5/20/09 Relationships Between Acculturation Strategy and the Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Deaf Adults - ThomasT. Fogg, MS
4/22/09 Risk Factors for Recurrent Syncope in Long QT Syndrome - Judy Liu
4/8/09 Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Services: Latino Students at a Northeast Private University - Carlo Fusco
3/25/09 An Assessment of School Wellness Policies: The Strength and Completeness of Competitive Food and Beverage Policies and the Correlation with School Characteristics—Jennifer Foltz, M.D.
3/25/09 Community-Based Participatory Research as a Route for Improvement in Pandemic Influenza Response Planning—Darwin J. Operario, Ph.D.
2/4/09 Racial Differences in Psychology Functioning in Prostate Cancer Patients—Jason Q. Purnell, Ph.D.
2/4/09 Do Out of Pocket Medication Costs Predict Non-adherence to Immunosuppressive Medications in Renal Transplant Recipients?—Richard E. Wing, M.D.
1/28/09 Diabetes Mellitus and Dental Caries Prevalence: Is There an Association?—Maricelle Abayon
1/21/09 Three Wishes: How Can the Hopes and Dreams of Adolescent Patients Inform Provider Practice?—Sarah Gallivan
1/21/09 Has Expanded SCHIP Eligibility Mattered for the Immunization of Near-Poor Children?—Kimberly Schmitt
1/14/09 Correlation of Plasma Tissue Factor with Coronary Artery Calcium Scores, a Key Marker of Subclinical Atherosclerotic Disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis—Keon Menzies, M.D., Ph.D.
12/17/08 Patients' Barriers to Obtaining High-Quality Cancer Care, and Risk Factors for Requiring More Help—Samantha Hendren, M.D.
12/3/08 What is Critical? A Qualitative Assessment of Factors Critical to Supporting Patient Autonomy in a Tobacco Dependence Trial—Ed Bender
11/19/08 Study of Physician Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICD)—Saadia Sherazi, M.D.
11/19/08 Training Frontline HIV Prevention Staff to Conduct a Brief Behavioral Intervention: Do They Use It?—Peter McGrath
11/12/08 Exploring Factors Associated with the Decision to Test for HIV in the Home: A Logistic Regression Analysis of Survey Data from Malawi, Africa—Annie Laurie Allan
10/22/08 Antidepressants: Friend or Foe for Treatment of Sleep Disruption in Cancer?—Oxana Palesh
9/24/08 Menstraul Cycle Status and Metabolic Risk in a Cohort of Women with and without Polycystic Ovary Syndrome—Kathleen Hoeger, M.D.
8/20/08 Analysis of Factors Associated with Obesity in Psoriatic Arthritis—Christopher Ritchlin, M.D.
7/16/08 High Impact Symptoms in Myotonic Dystrophy Type-I—Chad Heatwole
6/27/08 Workers' Perspectives on the Sociocultural Feasibility of Physical Activity Promotion in the Workplace—Melissa Mura
6/25/08 Correlates of Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health Reasons by People 65 Years of Age and Older—Patrick Walsh
6/18/08 Identifying Individuals at Risk for Falls in Parkinson Disease—Tiffani Voss
6/16/08 Age and Gender Differences between Patient and Physician Derived Outcome Measures in the Foot—Judith Baumhauer, M.D.
6/2/08 Sleep Disordered Breathing and Behaviors of Inner-City Children with Asthma—Maria Fagnano
5/30/08 Long-Term Effects of External Beam Radiation Therapy and Anthracycline Chemotherapy on Cardiac Function and Perfusion Changes and Clinical Outcome in Patients Treated for Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma—Otto Thomas
5/28/08 Does the Institution of End-Tidal CO2 Monitoring During Pediatric Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department Alter the Amount of Sedative Medication that Patients Receive?—Robert Deutsch, M.D.
5/28/08 Elucidating the Mechanism of Tic Resolution in Tourette Syndrome—David Shprecher, D.O.
4/9/08 Rural Residence and Perinatal Health in the Finger Lakes Region—Kelly Strutz
3/26/08 The Use of Sucrose as Analgesia in Infants During Painful Sedation—Colleen Markevicz
3/19/08 Structural and Reliability Analyses of a Brief Patient Report Measure of Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction—Pascal Jean-Pierre
3/19/08 How We See It: A Photovoice Study with Pediatric Cancer Patients—Jonathan Black
3/5/08 The Emergency Department 'Teachable Moment": Can Burn Prevention Knowledge be Increased with a Pediatric Emergency Department Intervention?—Micheyle Goldman
3/5/08 Treatment Model Paradigm Shift on an In-Patient Child Psychiatric Unit: A Qualitative Investigation—Zachary Borus
2/28/08 Comparative Analysis of Rochester Collegiate Injury Surveillance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System: Insights on Injury Analysis and Prevention—Tanya Beiswenger
2/27/08 Breastfeeding Duration and Association with Health Outcomes 2 Years after Discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit—Allison Panzer
2/20/08 Influence of Parent-Child Attachment on Health Care Utilization and Outcomes—Arian Marie-Mitchell, M.D.
2/13/08 Blood Lead Levels in the General US Population and Association with Inflammation—Natthapol Songdej
2/6/08 Association Between Obesity and Toxoplasma Infection—Genny Maupin
12/12/07 Minors' Access to Abortion Services and Unintended Teen Birth Rates—Mandy Coles
11/28/07 The Effect of Home-Based Walking and Progressive Resistance Exercise on Inflammatory Cytokines Associated with Cancer-Related Fatigue in Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy—Karen Mustian
10/10/07 Participation in Developmental Follow-Up Visits for Premature or Critically Ill Infants—Taj Hadee, M.D.