Nearly $10,000 awarded at Sept. 12 Poster Session for outstanding research posters, presentations

Published by CTSI on September 17, 2018

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) awarded six Scholars with travel awards and two community-engaged research teams with recognition awards at its September 12 Scholar Poster Session held at Surly Brewing Company.

More than 35 University research faculty and representatives from community partners evaluated 22 posters at the event and selected the winning posters to receive awards for outstanding posters and presentations. The judges’ critique helps Scholars better understand how their research could impact human health, beyond the lab and into the community.

Congratulations to awardees!

$1,500 travel award winners

KL2 Career Development Program

Allyson Hart, MD, MS, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Medical SchoolAllyson Hart was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Allyson Hart, MD, MS, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Medical School.

Mentors: Ajay Israni, Melissa Partin, Marilyn Bruin, John Connett

Project title: A Shared Decision-Making Tool for Kidney Transplant Candidates

 

 


Pathways to Research Program (PReP)

Dina ElyamanyDina Elyamany was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Karl Self, School of Dentistry.

 

Dina Elyamany, MetroState University
Mentors: Karl Self and Christine Blue

Project title: Dental Therapists as New Oral Health Care Provider: Increasing Access for Underserved Populations

 

 

 

Tam NguyenHani Abi was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Hani Abi, University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts 

Mentor: Elizabeth Rogers

Project title: Associations between Treatment Burden, Medication Adherence, and Social Vulnerability Measures among Patients with Hypertension

 

 


Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP)

Kalpit ModiKalpit Modi was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Chetan Shenoy, Medical School.

Kalpit Modi, University of Minnesota, Medical School

Mentor: Chetan Shenoy

Project title: Fibrosis in Cancer Cardiotoxicity

 

 

 

 

Anita KwashieAnita Kwashie was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Anita Kwashie, University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts

Mentor: Angus MacDonald, III

Project title: Neural Correlates of Cognitive Control

 

 

 

 


Melendy/Peter’s Summer Research Program

Hani AbiTam Nguyen was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Ned Patterson, College of Veterinary Medicine, Debra J. Skaar, PharmD, College of Pharmacy.

Tam Nguyen, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Debra J. Skaar

Project title: Creating a 21st Century Precision Medicine Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Awards can be used toward travel expenses to present their research at a national or international conference.

 

 

$300 Community-Engaged Scholarship Recognition Awards

Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grant
Sarah Hoffman, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, School of Nursing, Population Health and Systems Cooperative unit, and community partner Alexis Walstad, Co-Executive Director, Karen Organization of Minnesota
Project title: Parenting Adolescent Refugees Post-resettlement in Minnesota: A Pilot Intervention Targeting Karen Family Cohesion

The ‘U’ is for You

Motohiro Nakajima and Mustafa al’AbsiMotohiro Nakajima was presented a CTSI Travel Award by Dr. Mickey Eder, Medical School.

Motohiro Nakajima, PhD, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, and Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, Oromo community of Minnesota and the Brian Coyle Center

Project title: Stress and coping in East African Communities

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