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2018-2020 Scholars

Alexandra Borst, MD

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
Identifying Risks for Bleeding in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients

James A Connelly, M.D.

Jonathan Hemler, MD

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
A Study of Immunogenetic Associations with Peanut Allergy Utilizing a Novel DNA Repository

Jonathan Hemler, MD

Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Research Project
Applying Raman Spectroscopy to Advance Diagnosis and Monitoring of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH

2017-2019 Scholars

Wael Alrifai, M.D.
Neonatology                                                                                                                                          
Wael Alrifai, M.D.
Jeffrey Hine, Ph.D., BCBA
Division of Developmental Medicine
Jeffrey Hine, Ph.D., BCBA
Michael O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Michael O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.

 

2016-2018 Scholars

Jim Connelly, M.D.
Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
Development and Application of the Vanderbilt Database and Biorepository for Immunological Research of Rare Diseases

Mentors
Carrie Kitko, M.D., Simon Mallal, MBBS, Jeffrey Rathmell, Ph.D.

James A Connelly, M.D.

Dupree Hatch III, M.D., MPH
Neonatology

Research Project
Understanding the Epidemiology of Sedative and Analgesic Medication Use in Mechanically Ventilated Neonates

Mentor
Wesley Ely, M.D., MPH

Dupree Hatch, M.D.

Maribeth Nicholson, M.D., MPH
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Research Project
Toxin and Zinc Profiles in pediatric Patients with Clostridium Difficile

Mentor
Kathryn Edwards, M.D.

Maribeth Nicholson, M.D.

2015-2017 Scholars

Justin Godown, M.D.
Cardiology

Research Project
2D Speckle Tracking Echocardiography for Non-Invasive Surveillance of Rejection and Coronary Disease in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.

Mentor
Debra Dodd, M.D.

Godown

Leigh Howard, M.D., M.P.H.
Infectious Diseases

Research Project
Molecular Epidemiology of Human Rhinovirus and Adenovirus infections in Young Andean Children.

Mentors
Kathy Edwards, M.D., Carlos Grijalva, M.D.

Howard

Tamasyn Nelson, D.O.
General Pediatrics

Research Project
Residency educational curriculum for standardizing the approach of Pediatric Obesity Counseling using MI

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D.

Nelson

2014-2016 Scholars

Maria Christine Krakauer, M.D.
Neonatology

Research Project
Optimizing Blended Learning in Pediatric Residental Clinical Training
Motivationally Inspired Resident Electronic Learning (MIREL)

Mentor
Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.

Maria Christine Krakauer, M.D.

Christian Rosas-Salazar, M.D., M.P.H.
Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
Urine Clara Cell 16-kDa Secretory Protein and Childhood Asthma after Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Infancy

Mentor
Tina Hartert M.D., M.P.H.

Christian Rosas-Salazar, M.D., M.P.H.

Jessica Turnbull, M.D.
Critical Care Medicine

Research Project
Parental Experience of Critical Illness in Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Mentor
Joseph Fanning, Ph.D.

Jessica Turnbull, M.D.

2013-2015 Scholars

Verena Wyvill Brown, M.D.
General Pediatrics

Research Project
“Interactions between communities, medical providers, and non-offending parents of physically abused children that lead to earlier reporting and improved outcomes.

Mentor
Ellen Clayton, M.D.

Verena Wyvill Brown, M.D.

William Cutrer, M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Research Project
“Enhancing Pediatric Clerkship Student Feedback Using Resident-Performed Structured Clinical Observations.

Mentor
Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.

William Cutrer, MD
Lindy Fenlason, M.D., P.N.S., M.P.H.
General Pediatrics

Research Project
Assessment of iron status and its potential for Helicobacter pylori virulence modulation in a high-risk population.

Mentor
Doug Morgan, M.D.

Lindy Fenlason M.D.

2012-2015 Scholars

Alaina Davis, M.D.
General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Determining best practices for  identifying  children with special health care needs in academic primary health care clinics."

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D., MSHS

Alaina Davis M.D.

Abby Williams, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Project
"Noninvasive, bi-level positive airway pressure (BIPAP) utilization in acute pediatric asthma exacerbations."

Mentor
Thomas Abramo, M.D.

Abby Williams M.D.

Scott C. Borinstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
"Social support and peer mentoring for AYA oncology patients."

Mentors
Debra Friedman, M.D., Bruce Compas, Ph.D.

Scott Borinstein

2011- 2014 Scholars

Kathryn L. Carlson, M.D., FAAP
General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Utilizing quality improvement strategies to improve consistent tuberculosis screening in underserved at risk populations."

Mentors
Mary Louise Lindegren, M.D., Shari Barkin, M.D., MSHS

Kathryn Carlson, M.D.

Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., M.D., MSc
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Research Project
"Feasibility Trial using Hydroxyurea for Secondary Prevention of Silent Cerebral Infarct in Children with Sickle Cell Disease."

Mentor
Michael DeBaun, M.D., MPH

Robert F. Sidonio, M.D.

Mary E. Romano, M.D., MPH
Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Research Project
"Development of a web-based curriculum in Adolescent Gynecology."

Mentor
Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D.

Mary Romano, M.D., MPH

2010-2013 Scholars

Rebekah Brown, M.D
Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
"Creating and Evaluating a Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowship Core Curriculum."

Mentors
Leah Harris, M.D., Donald Brady, M.D.

Rebekah Brown, M.D.

Stacy Killen, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiology

Research Project
"Fetal Magnetocardiography"

Mentor
Frank Fish, M.D.

Stacy Killen, M.D.

Amy Woodward, M.D.
Pediatric Rheumatology

Research Project
"A Modular Curriculum in Pediatric Rheumatology for Residents."

Mentors
Leah Harris, M.D., Brent Graham, M.D.

Amy Woodward, M.D.

2009-2012 Scholars

Geoffrey Fleming, M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care

Research Project
"Creation and evaluation of an electronic curriculum or pediatric critical care trainees."

Mentor
Leah Harris, M.D.
Geoffrey Fleming, M.D.
Barron Patterson, M.D.
General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Implementation and evaluation of an electronic dashboard to improve immunization rates in a teaching clinic."

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Barron Patterson, M.D.
Jill Simmons, M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Project
"Avoidance of sun exposure in patients with ALL: effect on vitamin D levels and bone turnover."

Mentor
Debra Friedman, M.D.
Jill Simmons, M.D.

 



 
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