2011-2012 Alumni

Linda Alfred
Linda Alfred, M.Ed., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor 
Medical Imaging & Radiation
Sciences, College of Allied Health
Sponsor:  Stacy Anderson, M.S., RT(T), CMD
Dean: Kevin Rudeen, Ph.D.
Project: Social media's effect on student feedback participation
Inger Aliason
Inger Aliason, M.D.

Assistant Professor 
Anesthesiology, College of Medicine
Sponsor:  Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D.
Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: The effect of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) versus Sevoflurane on intraoperative blood loss for pediatric cranio synostosis surgery
Ana Casanegra
Ana Casanegra, M.D.

Assistant Professor 
Internal Medicine, College of Medicine
Sponsor:  Michael Bronze, M.D.
Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: Is there a relationship between kidney function and peripheral arterial disease in patients without end stage kidney disease?
Anna Csiszar
Anna Csiszar, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Geriatric Medicine, College of Medicine
Sponsors:  Laurence Rubenstein, M.D.,
Wiliam  Sonntag, Ph.D.

Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: Obesity, aging and vascular cognitive impairment
Elisa Davis
Elisa Davis, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor 
Pediatrics, College of Medicine
Sponsor:  Philip J. Rettig, M.D.
Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: Does screening new patients in internal medicine resident continuity clinic reduce the number of patients referred to a specialist on the first visit?
Kai Ding
Kai Ding, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Biostatistics & Epidemiology,
College of Public 
Health
Sponsor:  Julie Stoner, Ph.D.
Dean: Gary Raskob, Ph.D.
Project: Environmental exposure measured using a Bayesian multiple im- putation approach
Rebecca Dunn
Rebecca Dunn, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor 
Clinical & Administrative Sciences,
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor:  Michael Burton, Pharm.D.
Dean: JoLaine Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: Process standardization for an antimicrobial stewardship program
Tabitha Garwe
Tabitha Garwe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Biostatistics & Epidemiology,
College of Public 
Health
Sponsor:  Julie Stoner, Ph.D.
Dean: Gary Raskob, Ph.D.
Project: Directness of transport to a level I trauma center: Impact on morbidity
Brandon Gildon
Bradford Gildon, M.A.

Assistant Professor 
Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences,
College of Allied Health
Sponsor:  Stacy Anderson, M.S., RT(T), CMD
Dean: Kevin Rudeen, Ph.D.
Project: Usefulness of GPA as a Predictor of Success in MIRS Programs
David Hawkins
David Hawkins, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor 
Clinical & Administrative Sciences,
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor:  Michael Burton, Pharm.D.
Dean: JoLaine Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: Does the use of an anticoagulation specific structured interview improve the experiential studentÕs patient interview skills?
Mary Hudson
Mary Hudson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Communication Sciences & Disorders,
College of Allied Health
Sponsor:  Stephen Painton, Ph.D.
Dean: Kevin Rudeen, Ph.D.
Project: Creation of an assessment form for clinical education in audiology: A modified Delphi study
Michelle Lamb
Michelle Lamb, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor 
Clinical & Administrative Sciences,
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor:  Michelle Condren, Pharm.D.
Dean: JoLaine Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: Podcasts vs. traditional lecture: A systematic review of student performance in medical, nursing, and pharmacy education
Teresa Lewis
Teresa Lewis, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor 
Clinical & Administrative Sciences,
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor:  Michael Burton, Pharm.D.
Dean: JoLaine Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: A pilot study to evaluate the application of the Schwartz equation for prediction renal clearance in overweight children
Katherine O'Neal
Katherine O'Neal, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor 
Clinical & Administrative Sciences,
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor:  Michelle Condren, Pharm.D.
Dean: JoLaine Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: The clinical impact of the delay in transition of type 1 diabetes care: Pediatric to adult
Pooya Pouralifazel
Pooya Pouralifazel, M.D.

Assistant Professor 
Anesthesiology, College of Medicine
Sponsor:  Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D.
Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: Will an educational video improve anesthesia response time in producing correct diagnosis & treatment for complications in com- parison to written educational information?
Neeti Sadana
Neeti Sadana, M.D.

Assistant Professor 
Anesthesiology, College of Medicine
Sponsor:  Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D.
Dean: M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.
Project: In laboring parturients does providing anesthesia information prior to delivery increase the rate of neuraxial analgesia/anesthesia?