3rd UMHS Research Symposium: Oral Research Presentations
The 3rd UMHS Research Symposium will be held tonight in the Warren Ross Auditorium, UMHS Campus, St. Kitts, Tuesday March 20, 2018 6:00—8:00 PM. Program below:
Oral Research Presentations:
6:00-6:20 - Poster Session
6:20-6:30 - Opening Remarks: Dr. Edwin Purcell, Dean Basic Sciences
6:30-6:40 - Eboni Peoples & Justine Vella:
Chronic Hepatitis C Virus in St. Kitts: an Analysis of Prevalence, Risk Factors and Testing Guidelines
6:40-6:50 - Fernando Vélez:
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolated from Surfaces after Clinical Simulation at a Caribbean Medical School
6:50-7:00 - Paola A. Rodriguez Martinez:
Development of a Digital Public Health Database to Assess Prevalence of Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases
7:00-7:05 - Questions for Student Presentations
7:05-7:15 - Dr. Prakash Mungli:
7:15-7:30 - Dr. Abrar Khan:
7:30-7:50 - Keynote Address:
Dr. Karen Near, Chief Medical Officer, Bureau of Global Heatlh, USAID:
Careers in Medical Research and What's Going on Out There
7:50-8:00 - Closing Remarks: Dr. Jane Harrington
Reception with refreshments to follow.
Photo Credit: Ian Holyoak
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3rd UMHS Research Symposium Student Poster Sessions
Student Research Poster Presentations:
Antimicrobial and AntiBiofilm Properties of Indigenous Plants Extracts against Staph aureus
Fabiola A. Rodriguez Gonzalez:
Antimicrobial Resistance against Extended-Spectrum BetaLactamase of Bacteria Isolated from Chicken and Pork in St. Kitts
A Comparative Analysis of Remission Rates and Length of Stay of Patients with DeNovo AML and Patients with AML with Underlying MDS in a Community Hospital Setting
A Brief Intervention Reduces Perceived Stress among College Students
Examining the Threshold of Gastrointestinal Microbiota under Chronic Disease to Determine How Dysbiosis Affects the Enteric Nervous System
The Role of Microbiota and Its Influence of the Gut-Brain Axis
Addressing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic through Early Preventive Measures
The UMHS student's research posters will be on display at the symposium tonight (March 20, 2018) from 6:00-6:20 pm for consultation with the researchers. The event will be held in the Warren Ross Auditorium, UMHS St. Kitts Campus.
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The 2nd Annual UMHS Research Symposium
|In the UMHS Lab with Austin Gardenhire, Dr Jane Harrington, and Beani Forst |
Join us in the Warren Ross Auditorium
on the UMHS St. Kitts Campus
6:00-8:00 pm, November 17, 2016
Oral Research Presentations
6:20 Opening Remarks: Dr Edwin Purcell
6:30 Steven Cook & Austin Gardenhire, The Anatomical Architecture of the Junction between the Great Cerebral Vein and the Straight Sinus in Correlation to the Physiological and Biochemical Impact on Multiple Sclerosis Subtypes and Disease Progression.
6:40 Beani Forst, Jandrely Lopez, Nick Mills, Andrea Ferrer, Luis Acevedo, Idalis Sanchez, Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bacterial Contaminates Isolated from Imported and Domestic Retail Chicken and Pork in St. Kitts.
7:10 Dr Michael Doherty, Is Ataxic Neurodegenerative Satiety Deficiency Syndrome a Potential Threat to the Kittitian Community?
7:20 Dr Deborah Williams, The Outcome Impact of a Six Week Pipeline Program leading to Pharmacy Education.
7:30 Keynote: Dr Hazel Laws, Chief Medical Officer St. Kitts & Nevis, Frailty in Older Adults.
7:55 Closing Statements: Dr Jane Harrington
|UMHS Medical Research Elective Students with Dr Jane Harrington|
Poster Research Presentations
Lyanne Santana, Correlations between the anatomical variations in the Posterior Communicating Artery and the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.
Adrianna Thibault, Stability of Midface Fracture Repair Using Absorbable Plate and Screw System Pilot Holes Drilled and Pin Placement at Angles Other Than 90 Degrees to Pharmacy Education.
This event is sponsored by the UMHS Research Committee.
Committee Chair: Dr Jane Harrington
Drs Abayomi Afolabi, Desia Pereira, Agnes Beachman; & Ann Celestine
Photo Credits: Ian Holyoak
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The 2nd Annual UMHS Research Symposium
The 2nd Annual UMHS Research Symposium will be held in the Warren Ross
Auditorium, UMHS Campus, St. Kitts on Thurs Nov 17, 2016 , 6:00-8:00 pm, reception to follow.
Labels: medical research, research presentations, research symposium, UMHS events, UMHS Research Committee
Join UMHS for the 1st Annual Research Symposium
Beierschmitt, Attending Veterinarian, Behavioral Science Foundation, Adjunct Faculty, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine:
Non-human primate models of disease, genetics, addictive behavior and behavioral / cognitive disorders.
Dr. Will Cobb, Assistant Professor
of Anatomy &
Dr. Rebecca Cusack, Gross Anatomy Lab Instructor:
The Physiology of
Aubé & Katie Plemmons:
Analysis of Microbial Isolates from Personal Mobile
Devices on UMHS campus.
Mena-Albors & Wined Ramirez:
to Create Awareness of the Importance of Hand Hygiene and Surface Cleaning.
ω-carboxyalkanoates for Drug Nanodispersions.
CD16+ Monocyte Subset
as a Reservoir of HIV-1 in Patients under Prolonged Suppressive Antiretroviral
Epileptiform transients in the occipital lobe in pediatrics.
Evaluation of Microbial Contaminants in Tap Water and Efficacy of Home
What are the risk
factors for Arboviral infection in UMHS medical students?
Anti-Bacterial Effect of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Bacillus Anthracis.
of the Implanted Cough System on the Quality of Life (QoL) of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Subjects.
An investigation of pork products
from imported and domestic origins in local St. Kitts grocery stores for levels
of coliforms and resistance to antibiotics.
Kamalpreet Mann & James Riddle:
Antimicrobial Properties of Indigenous
Tropical Plants Moringa and Neem.
of Salmonella and E.coli Contamination from Imported and
Domestically Produced Poultry from Retail Markets in St. Kitts.
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