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Thank You for Visiting the Virtual Symposium!

Thank you for visiting the Fifth Annual Samaritan Regional Scholarly Symposium! Our goal is 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-Northwest).

Below you will find a link to a PDF version of each poster and a separate link to an audio summary on YouTube. Posters are grouped by project type (research, quality improvement, case studies).

This year, we also hosted virtual presentations on exciting research going on in our community from Katie Reich, DO; Doug Aukerman, MD, MBA; James Phelps, MD and Belinda McCully, PhD. View a recording of the presentations.

If you have any questions or feedback for 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 2023!

Research

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
A Neuropathological Examination of the Etiology of Western Pacific ALS/PDC Jessica Mazzi; David Beckett; Heaton Oakes; Randy Woltjer, MD; Peter Spencer, PhD; Michael Pollanen, MD; John Steele, MD; Glen Kisby, PhD COMP-NW & OHSU & University of Toronto & Guam Memorial Hospital PDF Poster With Audio
A Peer-led Program to Increase Diversity in Osteopathic Medical Schools: Three Year Jackie Hu, OMS-II; Huxley Smart, OMS-II; Jan Andrea Garo, OMS-IV; Omar Rachdi, DO; Mirabelle Fernandes Paul, EdD COMP-NW & University of Utah PDF Poster With Audio
Do Behavioral Test Scores Represent Repeatable Phenotypes of Female Mice? Nadav Menashe, OMS-II; Youstina Salama, OMS-II; Johannie Spaan, PhD; Michelle Steinauer, PhD COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Effect of Mental Health Nurse Implementation on Workplace Violence at Regional Medical Center Emergency Department Yassmin Atefi, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; James Phelps, MD
Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Interval Breast Cancer: Women’s Experience with Diagnosis Jimena Caballero Ignacio; Maritza Leon Gutierrez; Veronica Irvin; Chandra Char; Danielle Bertoni; Stephanie Hagerty; Kristen Baker OSU & SHS PDF Poster With Audio
Laminectomy Versus Fusion for Intradural Extramedullary Tumors Kevin Mo, MHA; Jessica Mazzi, BS; Rohan Laljani, BS; Carlos Ortiz-Babilonia, BS; Kevin Y. Wang, BS; Micheal Raad, MD; Farah Musharbash, MD; Humaid Al Farii, MD; Sang Hun Lee, MD COMP-NW & Johns Hopkins University PDF Poster With Audio
Optimization of a Diagnostic Assay for the Detection of Schistosoma mansoni in Biomphalaria sudanica  Nathaniel Bigot, OMS-II; Yvonne Lam, OMS-II; Tom Pennance, PhD; Michelle Steinauer, PhD COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Prevalence of Certain Mental Health Diagnoses at Samaritan Outpatient Psychiatry Clinics Connie Shen, MD; James Phelps, MD; Olivia Pipitone, MPH Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Rates of Hospital Acquired Clostridioides difficile Infections in Five Samaritan Health Services Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic Huxley Smart, OMS-II; Robin Faulkner, OMS-II; Edie Sperling, PT, DPT, OCS; Kirstin Yeomans, MPH; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Areeba Zamar, DO; Connie Shen, DO COMP-NW & Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Reliability of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic in Pre-surgical Bariatric Weight-loss Evaluations Kyle Greenman, MS; Sharon Dadashadeh, MA; Sean Robertson, MA; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Ashley Smith Watts, PhD, ABPP; Robert Fallows, PsyD, ABPP; Bella Vasoya, PsyD Psychology PDF Poster With Audio
The Effect of Virtual Reality on Pain Scores During Knee Extension Torque Testing Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Shanon Williams, DPT; Vien Vu, DPT; Meredith Chaput, DPT; Christina Gomez, DPT; Dustin Grooms, PhD, ATC Physical Rehabilitation & Samaritan Athletic Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
The Effects of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of First Responders
A Review of the Lebanon Fire Department
Caroline Baber, OMS-III; Mandilin Hudson, DO COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Time to Functional Outcome Optimization after Musculoskeletal Tumor Resection Babe Westlake, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Nicholas Tedesco, DO Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster With Audio
TREM2 Regulates the Phagocytic Capabilities of HMC3 Cells; Implications for HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders Mary K. Swinton, OMS-II; Jerel A. Fields, PhD  COMP-NW & UC San Diego PDF Poster With Audio
Trigger Finger Release in Patients With vs Without Diabetes Tyler Petersen DO; Hayden Rock OMS-IV; Erin Campaigniac, MD Orthopedic Surgery & COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio

Quality Improvement

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
Acute Care Surgery SSI Bundle Christopher Dai, DO; James Harris, DO; Kristin Lipe, DO; Whitley Nelson, MS4; Jennifer Serfin, MD General Surgery & COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Delirium Precautions Sign for GSRMC Inpatients Age 65 and Older Rayan Carter, DO; Sydney Lefay, DO Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Doctor-of-the-Day as a Way to Augment In-office Procedures in a Resident-based Family Medicine Clinic Daniel Ebert, DO; Bharat Gopal, MD; Douglas Thayer, MD Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Implementing an Electronic Medical Record at a Free Medical Clinic  Yvonne Alva, PharmD; Jacqueline Joss, PharmD; Chelsea Bond, PharmD, BCACP; Cathy Peters, RPh, BCACP; Juliet Milburn, PharmD, BCACP; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Gabriel Ledger, MD; Lisa Quick; Cody Aichele, PharmD; Yasmin Nejad, PharmD; Andrea Hitz Pharmacy PDF Poster With Audio
Implementing the “Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale” on the Samaritan Inpatient Mental Health Unit Danielle Guthrie, DO; Linda Funderburg, MD; Olivia Pipitone, MPH Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Improving Resident Knowledge and Autonomy When Performing Medical Decision Making Capacity Evaluations at a Regional Medical Center DeeAnna Hess, DO; Yassmin Atefi, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; James Phelps, MD Psychiatry PDF Poster With Audio
Maternity Care in a Family Medicine Resident Clinic Heather Christianson, DO; Mary Wunderle, MD; Olivia Pipitone, MPH Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Narrative Medicine for Residents Sarah de Forest, MD; Mary Wunderle-McIntosh, MD Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Peri-procedure Management of Antithrombotic Medications for Interventional Radiology Procedures   Tessa Gourley, PharmD; Jacqueline Joss, PharmD; Juliet Milburn, PharmD, BCACP; Olivia Pipitone, MPH; Nicholas Brown, DO; Robert Davis, MD; Alex Humphreys, MBA; Josh Smith; Trevor Humphrey Pharmacy PDF Poster With Audio
Screening and Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) among Hospitalists and Residents on Inpatient Care Services Rotation (ICS) Dzhakhan Pecherskaya, MD; Jennifer Smits, MD; Aadil Iqbal, DO; Zachary Zanfes, DO; Kristina Nagai, DO; Christopher Carey, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Substance Use Disorder Knowledge and Perception Amongst Family Medicine Residents at Samaritan Health Services Jordan Reader, DO; Morgan Wimmer, DO; Bharat Gopal, MD
Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
The Effect of Longitudinal Osteopathic Experiences on Family Medicine Resident Confidence and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Starr Matsushita, DO; Erin Lee, DO; Amber Vester, DO; Olivia Pipitone, MPH  Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
The Intern Survival Guide: Facilitating the Transition to Residency Elizabeth Robb, DO; Emma Murugaverl, DO; Starr Matsushita, DO; Bharat Gopal, MD MPH; Olivia Pipitone MPH Family Medicine PDF Poster With Audio

Case Studies

Title Presenter Program Poster Link Audio/Video Link
30 Day Readmission Project: Identifying Barriers to Patient Recovery Within 30 Days of Discharge from Samaritan Hospital Lebanon Allison Modesette OMS-I; Alex Jonson, OMS-I;
Sydney Villa OMS-II; Malia’ka Hall OMS-II; Peter Allegre OMS-I; Camille Carlisle OMS-I; BreeAnna Carlson OMS-I; Holley Carlson Riddle OMS-I;  Lauren Eaton OMS-I; David Golub OMS-I; Todd Hinsch OMS-I; Priscilla Jones OMS-I; Jordyn Lacey OMS-I; Jacob Logan OMS-I; Sofia Penrose OMS-I; Ellie Wallace OMS-I; Robin Richardson, DO
COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Assessing Cadaveric Vasculature via Titrated Latex Injection David Beckett; Jessica Mazzi; Christian Shafer; Edie Sperling, PT, DPT, OSC
COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Azotemia Associated with Tetracycline Use
Marielle Llamas, MD; Hanh Duong, MD; Ashley Levanduski, OMS; Divine Ribakare, DO Internal Medicine & Nephrology & COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Intoxication Requiring ICU Admission for Acute Toxic Encephalopathy Truman Chun, DO; Hanh Duong, MD; Tomer Pelleg, DO Internal Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Just Eye Pain? No, It’s UGH Syndrome Conor Hegewald, DO; Hanh Duong, MD; Skotti Church, MD Internal Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Dislocation and Successful Surgical Treatment with a Double Spanning Diverging Suture Technique  Cesar Cornejo Ochoa, OMS-I;  David Beckett, OMS-I; Marc Davidson, MD COMP-NW PDF Poster With Audio
Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection Presenting as Coma: a Case Report Minghui Chen, MD, PhD; Brian Delmonaco, MD Internal Medicine & Critical Care Medicine PDF Poster With Audio
Ultrasound Guided Distal Radius Reduction Technique  Andrew Hadeed, DO; Jacqueline Krumrey, MD; Robert Umberhandt, MD; Charles Hoffler, MD  Orthopedic Surgery PDF Poster With Audio