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    Second Annual William E. Booth Resident Research Day

    Second Annual William E. Booth Resident Research Day

    The offices of the dean, sponsored programs and research and graduate medical education held their Second Annual William E. Booth Resident Research Day on June 6, 2013. The event—named in honor of William E. Booth, M.D., who serves as the longtime director of the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) graduate medical education program- is for many presenters the culmination of years of hard work.

    Find a listing of the 2nd Annual William E. Booth Resident Research Day winners below:

    Poster Presentation Top Honors:

    1. Pragya Verma -Bhatnagar, M.D. - Assessing Initiation to Adherence to TCD Ultrasonography Screening in children with Sickle Cell Disease
    2. Curtrina Strozier, M.D. - Low Birth Weight in HIV-infected Parturients on HAART
    3. (tied) Neha Arora Vaitha, M.D. & Richelle Gonzalez-Brown, M.D. - Pediatric Residents Knowledge of Child Safety Seat Use According to AAP Guidelines and Ruby Thomas, M.D. - Pediatricians' Views on Managing Obesity in African-American Mothers and Daughters: A Preliminary Analysis

    Oral Presentation Top Honors:

    1.Olabisi Badmus, M.D. - Physician Supply and County Health Status in the State of Georgia
    2. Nihinlolawa O. Ijamakinwa, M.D.; Yaun-Xiang Meng, M.D.; William A. Davis, M.D.; and Gregory Strayhorn, M.D. -Promotion of awareness of Pre-diabetes among providers in a clinic serving African American patients
    3. Gerren Ector, M.D. & Kenice Ferguson-Paul, M.D. - Correlation of Hematologic Screening Parameters to Positive Blood Cultures Neonates