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Trainee Research Mentor(s) Abstract Title

Gabriel Cortez
(New Mexico State Univ.)

Krow Ampofo, MBCHB
Chris Stockman (Co-Mentor)

Acute Otitis Media and the Role of Seasonal Respiratory Viruses in Children

Lesley Eldridge
(University of New Mexico)

Ryan Metzger, MD

Michael Rollins (Co-Mentor)

Evaluation of a Management Algorithm for Pediatric Isolated Skull Fractures

Greta Frey
Confederated Tribes of Siletz
(Oregon State Univ.)

Mary Beth Scholand, MD
Cheryl Pirozzi (Co-Mentor)

Air Pollution Related Lung Inflammation in COPD Patients

Sam Hawkins
Muscogee Creek
(Utah State University)

Joshua Schiffman, MD

Analysis to Determine Genetic Alterations in Paired and Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Samples

Kolenya Holly
(Southern Utah Univ.)

Nicole Mihalopoulos, MD, MPH

Brown Adipose Tissue May Protect Against Metabolic Dysfunction

Tashina Hunter
Blackfeet and Shoshone-Paiute
(Montana State Univ.)

Mark Fluchel, MD

The Impact of Rurality and Ethnicity on Burden of Care in Pediatric Cancer Patients

Steven Just
Oglala Lakota
(Univ. of Minnesota - Morris)

Don McClain, Ph.D.
Judith Simcox (Co-Mentor)

Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome are Associated with Disruption of Biological Circadian Rhythms and Resetting by Feeding

Alex Kivimaki
(Univ. of Wisconsin)

David Symons, Ph.D.

Dyssynchronous Circadian Rhythms caused by Restricted Feeding in a Mouse Model is Associated with Diabetes

Gabriel LaRocque
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
(University of New Mexico)

Jennifer Majersik, MD, MS
Jana Wold (Co-Mentor)

tPA Reduces Clotting Factors in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

Jaymus Lee
(Fort Lewis College)

Catherine DeVries, MD, MS
Heidi White (Co-Mentor)

Telehealth Assessment in Perioperative Pediatric Surgical Care

Matthew Mardan
Oglala Lakota
(Univ. of Minnesota)

Tracy Manuck, MD Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study

Daniele Nakai
(Southern Utah Univ.)

Dale Abel, MBBS, DPhil
Trevor Fidler (Co-Mentor)

The Effects of a High-Fat Diet on Platelet Activation Mice

Charles Neher
(Univ. of Wisconsin)

Lynn Gershan, MD, CM Seasonal Variation of Hospital Admissions for Intractable Headaches

Goldie Stands-Over-Bull
(Yale University)

David Stevenson, MD
Heather Hanson (Co-Mentor)

Fracture Rate and Location in Adults with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Nicholas Sun Child
Chippewa Cree
(Montana State Univ.)

Mary Beth Scholand, MD

Evidence Of Common Ancestry In Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease And Scleroderma

Shay Tsosie
(University of New Mexico)

Amnon Schlegal, MD, Ph.D.

Expression of Mc4r in Developing Embryos and Larvae of Zebrafish

Craig Verdin
United Houma Nation
(Louisiana State Univ.)

Julie Shakib, DO, MS, MPH

The Role of Immunizing Pregnant Women in Protecting Young Infants Against Influenza

Theodore Weatherwax
(Tulane University)

Anne Blaschke, MD, PhD, FAAP, FPIDS, FIDSA

EMM Typing Clinical Samples of Group A Streptococcus to Understand the Epidemiology of Cycle Outbreaks in Utah

Scott Willie
(San Juan College)

Ivor Benjamin, MD
Katie Mitzfelt (Co-Mentor)

Inducing Transdifferentiationed of Migratory Monocytes into Cardiomyocytes during the Inflammatory Process for Cardiac Repair

Cynthia Wilson
(Southern Utah Univ.)

Lisa Joss-Moore, Ph.D.
Anthony Sainz (Co-Mentor)

Fetal Growth Restriction and High Fat Diet Alters PPAR Expression in Newborn Rat Lung