2011 E-Poster Winners

Below is the list of the 2011 TPS Fellow and Resident Poster Contest Winners

Fellow Contest Winners

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE/QUALITY OF IMPROVEMENT
First Place
On Call Nights Educational Quality Improvement Project for the Newborn Nursery
Travis Billingsley, MD
Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology
University of Texas Medical Branch

Honorable Mention
Prevention and Intervention for Under-recognition of Food Allergies in Houston Independent School District (HISD)
Sweta Shah, MD
Allergy and Immunology Section  
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital

HYPOTHESES DRIVEN
First Place
Gender-Specific Differences in Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury are  Altered in Mice Lacking the Genes for  Cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1A1 and 1A2:  Evidence for Novel Role for CYP1A  in Hyperoxic Injury
Krithika Lingappan, MD
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital

Honorable Mention
An Exclusive Human Milk Protein Based Diet in Infants ≤ 1250 grams is Associated with Adequate Growth and Infrequent Electrolyte Supplementation
Amy B. Hair, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital

SINGLE OR MULTIPLE CASE PRESENTATIONS
First Place
Hereditary Fructose Intolerance: A Remediable Cause of Infant Liver Failure
Joseph Philip, MD
Sections of Critical Care, and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children’s Hospital

Honorable Mention
A very rare case of unoperated complex congenital heart disease
Srilatha Alapati, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology
UTHSC at Houston
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Resident Contest Winners

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE/QUALITY OF IMPROVEMENT
First Place
HPV Vaccination in Female Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Lindsey Hoffman, DO
Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children’s Hospital

Honorable Mention
Injuries in Child & Adolescent Hurdlers Requiring Treatment in US Emergency Rooms
Johnnie Faircloth, MD
TTUHSC-Amarillo –

HYPOTHESES DRIVEN
First Place
Alarming rate of clindamycin-resistant Group A Streptococci (GAS) from skin and soft-tissue and discordance with respiratory/throat isolates
Andrea Saunders, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch

Honorable Mention
Mrsa Screening And Isolation Policy Does Not Decrease Mrsa Nosocomial Infections In The Nicu
Claudia Gaviria, MD
Driscoll Children's Hospital

SINGLE OR MULTIPLE CASE PRESENTATIONS
First Place
Myositis And Paraparesis Associated With Murine Typhus
Sheshashree Seshadri MD
Driscoll Children's Hospital

Honorable Mention
Single Case Presentation: Abdominal pain – A Reason for a High Index of suspicion
Travis W. Crook, MD
Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children’s Hospital