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Antibiotic Stewardship
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Published guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children: Reduce the use of cephalosporins to 10% and increase use of ampicillin to 90% for hospitalized pediatric CAP patients in 6 months. Contact Info: Sandy Arnold, MD Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, sarnold5@uthsc.edu
Memphis Sandy Arnold, MD
Campbell Clinic Summer 2016 Research Opportunity
Campbell Foundation (CF), in association with Campbell Clinic, has over 75 active research studies including prospective, retrospective, and investigational device studies involving patients with orthopaedic conditions. There will be two volunteer positions available during June and July to UTHSC medical students who have completed their first year of training. The student will be asked to complete an average of 20 hours per week for 8 weeks during the summer months. A combination of on-site and off-site hours is possible. Requirements: Complete and submit the application and documents by February 29, 2016 to mknack@campbell-foundation.org, schedule an interview with CF Research Coordinator at 901-759-5413 by March 31, 2016, and complete group 3 CITI training at www.citiprogram.org by March 31, 2016
Memphis mknack@campbell-foundation.org
Combating Vascular Disease Through Molecular and Genetic Targets
Contact Info: UT Veterinary College of Medicine
Knoxville Deidra Mountain, PhD
Consumer Utilization of Health Education Resources and Socioeconomic Status
Contact Info: UTGSM Library
Knoxville Cynthia Vaughn and Sandra Oelchlegel
Delivery room Stabilization/Management of a Neonate - The Golden Hour
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Developing Patinet Safety Teaching Curricula for a Regional Medical Campus
Contact Info: UTMC Hospital, Office of Quality Improvement
Knoxville Tami Anderson and Inga Himelright, MD
Gallbladder Ultrasound
Determine the clinical utility (diagnostic yield) of RUQ ultrasound in patients with a history of prior cholecystectomy. Contact Info: Jason Rogers at jerogers@mc.utmck.edu
Knoxville Dr. Jason Rogers
Medical Student Learning in Community School Health Clinics
Contact Info: College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Knoxville Robert Kronick, PhD
Optimizing Nutrition in VLBW Infants
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Optimizing Pain Medications in NICU
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Partners in Prevention
Providing long acting contraceptives to young women in Memphis. Contact Info: A Step Ahead Foundation, Nikki Gibbs, Education Coordinator, (901) 210-0513
Memphis Claudia Haltom, CEO chaltom@AStepAheadFoundation.org
Pediatric Obesity Program-Healthy Lifestyle Network Research Opportunity
The UTHSC/Le Bonheur Children's Hospital (LBCH) Pediatric Obesity Program (POP) is focused on personalized care to help children and their families lead healthier lifestyles because one size does not fit all. In order to address the issues of obesity throughout the Mid-South, the POP includes three components: 1) Healthy Lifestyle Clinic-Preventing and treating obesity; 2) Discovery and Innovation-Learning about contributors of obesity and effective treatments; 3) Healthy Lifestyle Network-Creating programs for a healthier community. This intern opportunity will be specific to community programs, public health initiatives, and population health research. Requirements: Submit CV and semester/summer availability to cmantill@uthsc.edu, schedule an interview with Program Coordinator at 901-287-6876 and complete group 1 and 2 CITI training at www.citiprogram.org prior to interview. Minimum of 200-hours commitment over the course of 1-2 semesters (may be completed in the summer as well).
Memphis Chantis Mantilla, PhD
Perioperative Care
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Projects Using Film to Destigmatize Mental Illness and Address Countertransference Issues
Looking for a couple medical students to help with several projects using film to destigmatize mental illness and address countertransference issues. We are conducting research to determine if these interventions are effective. Please email Dr. Whitehurst at dwhiteh5@uthsc.edu or Cynthia Carter at ccarte64@uthsc.edu for questions
Memphis Dr. Whitehurst at dwhiteh5@uthsc.edu and Cynthia Carter at ccarte64@uthsc.edu
QI Project at LeBonheur
A project at LeBonheur Children's Hosptial to compare texting to non-texting at LeBonheur (or elsewhere) to see if testing between faculty/staff decreases the length of stay or the response time. If you are interested, contact Alana Pearson, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at apears15@uthsc.edu or cell 205-542-1210.
Memphis Alana Pearson, MD
QI at Regional One Outpatient
Looking at methods to improve followup and outcomes for highrick outpatients at Regional One in dermatology. Contact Info: Regional One Health, Dermatiology
Memphis Drs. Schwarzenberger, Jones and Redding
Reduction of Hospital Acquired Infections
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicince in NICU Contact Info: Ajay Talati, MD 901-448-5950 atalati@uthsc.edu, Department fo Pediatrics and OB/Gyn
Memphis Ajay Talati, MD
Restrospective Analysis or Radiation Dose
A retrospective analysis that compares the radiation dose and the resultant risk of cancer in two groups who both kidney resections for renal cell carcinoma. Contact Jason Rogers at jerogers@mc.utmck.edu for more information.
Knoxville Dr. Jason Rogers
Summer Genetics Scholars Program
Translational research related to fatty acid oxidation disorders combined with medical genetics clinical experience. Program is sponsored by the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation and supports one scholar per summer. Application deadline is January 29, 2016. Additional information: Vicki Park, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, vpark@uthsc.edu
Memphis Joel Mroczkowski, MD, PhD
The Intersection of Healthcare Games and Medical Simulation
Contact Info: UTGSM Library
Knoxville J. Michael Lindsay
Understanding Mortality and Other Adverse Events at a NSQIP-Pediatric Hospital
Uncommon but devastating problems occur after surgery in children. Our research group seeks to understand how to anticipate and prevent these events. We also are embarking on a related study of how such events are perceived by and affect families in the context of their cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Contact info: Max Langham, MD mlangham@uthsc.edu (901) 287-6300
Memphis Max Langham, MD
Variation of the Use of Electronic Games Across Disciplines
Contact Info: UTGSM Health Library
Knoxville Martha Earl