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Thank You for Visiting the Virtual Symposium!

This format is new for 2020, with the same goal: To highlight the fantastic projects done by Samaritan trainees as well as students from Oregon State University and the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest (COMP-NW). 

Below you will find links to a PDF version of each poster and a separate link to an audio summary through YouTube. Posters are grouped by project type: Research, Quality Improvement and Case Studies.

Judging will take place by Friday, May 29 with winners announced on Monday, June 1. Winners will receive gift cards to a local business.

If you have any questions or feedback for the authors, please email shsresearch@samhealth.org and we will direct your questions/comments to the appropriate individuals.

Thank you for your support of regional scholarly activity. We hope to see you in person in 2021!

Research

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
Characterization of the Effects of Body Habitus on Apixaban Levels in Patients With BMI ≥40 and/or a Weight ≥120 kg Michael Schiedler, DO; Santon Shagavah, PharmD; Jeff Hsing, MD; Jacqueline Joss, PharmD; Ryan Moore, PharmD; Olivia Pipitone, MPH Cardiology and Pharmacy PDF Poster with Audio
Tapering Patients off Opioids: One Clinic’s Story Christina Choung DO; Bharat Gopal MD, MPH Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Pilot Study of In-Invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Jonathan Jones, MD; Benjamin Yousey, DO and Daniel Henery, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Marijuana Use and Mental Health Abdulrahman Rahim DO, Robert Hughes DO, Olivia Pipitone MPH, Kelsey Watson MPH  Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Hospital to Outpatient Follow-up: A Comparison of Three Sites Brittany Whitaker, DO PGY-2; Mary E. Wunderle-McIntosh, MD, FAAFP Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Hip Fracture Outcomes in Patients With Dementia Dr. Emily Looney; Katrina Hoffman FNP; Nicole Forth DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Interest in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Within Family Medicine Residency Stefan Leo-Nyquist, DO Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Assessing the Clinical Significance of Metabolic Alkalosis for COPD Vs. Non-COPD Patients Admitted for Acute Congestive Heart Failure Michael Javid DO, Daniel Henery DO, Tyler Schulz DO, Mary Galka, Olivia Pipitone MPH Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Does Inpatient Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) Pay? Joseph Vogelgesang, DO Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine  PDF Poster with Audio
Marijuana Use in Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Marijuana Legal State Mark Williams, DO; James Ryan, MD Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
The Efficacy of Tranexamic Acid for Reducing Blood Transfusion Rates in Extracapsular Hip Fractures Stefan Yakel, DO; Justin Than, DO; Jennifer Sharp, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Hiroki Den, MD, MPH; Jacqueline Krumrey, MD Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Effects of Hypercarbia in Lower Extremity Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: Preliminary Data Analysis Teigen Goodeill, DO; Justin Than, DO; Jordan Wells, BS; Nicholas Tedesco, DO Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Hematoma Blocks in Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures Tyler D. Petersen DO, Jennifer Sharp DO, Bob Umberhandt MD Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Mallet Fingers Eric Krohn DO, Erin Campaigniac MD Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
The Hip Hinge Test: A Novel Test for Dynamic Hip Stability in Division I Athletes Christina Gomez PT DPT, Kevin Muncey PT DPT, Travis Obermire PT DPT Physical Therapy PDF Poster with Audio
Peripartum Antibiotic Exposure and Postpartum Mental Health: A Retrospective Study Dr. Elizabeth Guenther MD, Emily Cloward, Alexis Amatisto, Ashlyn Lawson, Ashley Hoeck Anderson DO, Danielle Guthrie DO, DeeAnna Hess DO Psychiatry and COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
Establishing Cut-Off Scores for Embedded Performance Validity Measures Among Collegiate Athletes Dayna Stierley, MA; Jonathan R Chua, MA; Khushnoo Indorewalla, MS, MA, Jacob Mills, MA; Alex Koenig, PhD; Robert Fallows, PsyD  Psychology PDF Poster with Audio
Cost Effectiveness of Health Insurance in the Era of the ACA Seungbin Kim; Tao Li; Jangho Yoon Oregon State University PDF Poster with Audio
Examining Anticipated Health Care Stigma Among Adults With Rare Disease:  The Role of Number of Rare Diseases and Satisfaction and Trust of Physician as Source of Information Chandra Char MPH, Veronica Irvin PhD MPH & Kathleen Bogart PhD Oregon State University PDF Poster with Audio
A Retrospective Study on the Effects of Marijuana Use in Pregnancy on Early Childhood Development and Health Kristina Van Nuys, OMS-IV; Kaavya Mandi, OMS-II; Jasmine Townsley, OMS-II; Wendi Wu, OMS-II; Julia Paz, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH Pediatrics and COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
Breaking Barriers: Empowering Under-Represented Minorities and Modeling a Peer-Led Program to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Osteopathic Medical Schools Omar Rachdi, OMS III; Jan Andrea Garo, OMS III; Jordan Rashaun Bilbrew, OMS III; Giulia Di Bella, OMS III; Arman Jahangiri, OMS I; Mirabelle Fernandes Paul, EdD COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
The Relationship Between Oral Antihypertensive Medications and Intraocular Pressure Madeline Hay, Ciaran Smythe, Zachary Hay, Kelly Chung COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
The Relationship Between Preoperative Anterior Chamber Depth and Postoperative Intraocular Pressure in Non-Glaucomatous, Non-Ocular Hypertensive Eyes Following  Cataract Surgery Madeline Hay, Julius Laxamana, Fanglong Dong, Kelly Chung COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
Establishing Common Terminology to Advance Efforts in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Newborn Screening Patricia Nguyen, OMS II; Mike Harnett; Amy Brower, PhD COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio

Quality Improvement

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
Effects of Implementing a Best Practice Advisory on Compliance With Recommendations for Antipsychotic Monitoring Courtney Rosenthal, DO and Tim Blumer, DO Child Psychiatry PDF Poster with Audio
Standardized Child Abuse Screening in a Community Hospital Emergency Department Kathleen Terry, DO MPH; Ben Lafferty, MD Child Psychiatry PDF Poster with Audio
Child Abuse and Neglect Screening Shannon Brown Meador D.O., Kathleen Terry D.O, Olivia Pipitone, MPH, Carrie Palmer, MBA, Benjamin Lafferty, M.D. Child Psychiatry PDF Poster with Audio
Improving the Quality and Quantity of Feedback to Faculty in a Family Medicine Residency Program Hylke Snieder, MD; Alexandra Styke, DO Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Evaluating Elderly Drivers: Increasing Awareness in Outpatient  Family Medicine Clinics Brittany Johnson, DO; Alexandra Styke, DO; Douglas Thayer, MD Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Diabetes Management in Residency Clinics Brittany Alloway, DO; Jennifer Liu, DO; Bharat Gopal, MD, MPH Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Breastfeeding Knowledge and Curriculum Assessment for Family Medicine Residents Cathleen Bruner, DO Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Early Rooming and Surrogate Measures of Waiting Anxiety in Transgender Patients at a Rural Outpatient Clinic Olivia M. Danforth, MD, Bharat Gopal, MD, Christopher Kargel, DO Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Assessing the Need for Mock Code Training Within a Family Medicine Resident Clinic Brianne Smith, DO; Brittany Johnson DO; Douglas Thayer, MD Family Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Passport to Safety – A Quality Initiative Project to Decrease Resident Blood Borne Pathogen Exposures Ashley Rivera, DO; Erica Tirado, DO General Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Will Implementation of Nutrition Services Consult Protocol Improve Outcomes of Patients With Cirrhosis Admitted to GSRMC?
Brittany Houston, DO; Jennifer Smits, MD; Jenny Tran, DO; Kristian Balle, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Evidence-Based Education on Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Consultations for a Hospitalized Patient: A Medical Staff Survey and Retrospective Review Nicolette Rosendahl, DO; Bachtuyet Le, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Erandhi Hall, DO; Hannah Fine, DO Neuromuscular Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Improving Collaborative Communication in Co-Managed Hospitalist and Orthopedic Operative Patients Jacqueline Krumrey, MD; Barry Smith, MD; Taylor Brown, DO, MA, MS; Teigen Goodeill, DO; Jared Sanderford, DO; Ben Yousey, DO Orthopedic Surgery and Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Facilitating a Switch From Analogue to Human Insulin in Type-2 Diabetics – A Collaborative Practice-Based Approach Joshua Mellander, PharmD Pharmacy PDF Poster with Audio
Stop Hunger to Accelerate Recovery (SHARe): Addressing Food Insecurity in the Hospital Suzanne Watkins, MS, RD, LD; Heidi Graham, RD, LD SHS Dieticians PDF Poster with Audio

Case Studies

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
Rate Dependent ST Elevations in a Chronic Left Ventricular Aneurysm Weston Harkness, DO; Sridhar Vijayasekaran, MD Cardiology PDF Poster with Audio
When the Stars Align in a VT Storm: A Case Report Sonia Hasbun, DO; Daniel Henery, DO and Sridhar Vijayasekaran, DO Internal Medicine and Cardiology PDF Poster with Audio
A Rare Clinical Case of Symptomatic Ventricular Tachycardia caused by Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) Matthew Klug, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Diagnosed With Broad-Range PCR Testing After Exposure to Battarrea Mushroom Spores Laura Selby, DO; Justin Jacobs OMS; Adam C. Brady, MD Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Successful Treatment of Soft Tissue Mycobacterium chelonae Infection With a Tedizolid-Containing Regimen Daniel Henery, DO, Adam C. Brady, MD Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Drug-Induced Acute Interstitial Nephritis Amandeep Kaur, MD PGY 2; Esther Wright, DO PGY 3; Brittany Olson DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Unexpected Presentation of IgG4 Related Disease Amandeep Kaur, MD PGY 2; Kathryn Brim, DO PGY 3; Tony Townsend, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Atypical Presentation of Leukemia Amandeep Kaur, MD PGY 2; Esther Wright, DO PGY 3;  Brittany Olson DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster with Audio
Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis Adam Knutson, DO; Andrew Gessel, DO Internal Medicine PDF No audio available
Successful Treatment of a Complete Femoral Neck Stress Fracture After a Delayed Presentation Babe Westlake, DO; Ciaran Smythe OMS; Todd Zeigler, MD Orthopedic Surgery and COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
Simultaneous Bilateral Hip Resection Arthroplasty: A Case Study Justin Than, DO; Nicholas Tedesco, DO Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Spontaneous Reduction of Incarcerated Medial Epicondyle Fragment: A Case Report Shaun Conley, DO, Robert Umberhandt, MD, Rebecca Clinton, MD Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster with Audio
Is There a Relationship Between Acute Inflammatory Stress and Clozapine Levels? Abigail Wagner, MD; Mujeeb U. Shad, MD, MSCS Psychiatry PDF Poster with Audio
Use of Stellate Ganglion Blocks in Hyperarousal States - A Case Report Saiswathi Javangula, OMSIII COMP-NW PDF Poster with Audio
An Atypical Pain Presentation of Cholecystitis Steven Gay, BS, OMSII; Jordan Hilton, BS, OMSI; L.J. McKenzie, BS, OMSI; Christian Shafer, BS, OMSI; and Kathryn Potter, MD COMP-NW PDF No audio available