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Mentored Professional Enrichment Experience

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2012 MPEE participants

Participant Project title Mentor Location
Michael Halyko Preclinical evaluation of SPARC in combination with chemotherapy for treatment of neuroblastoma (NB) using subcutaneous NB xenografted mice Susan Cohn, M.D. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Brittney Hanerhoff Economic impact of AlloDerm® on prosthetic breast reconstruction/ The use of 3D imaging in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery Terence Myckatyn, M.D. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Breck Jones Factors influencing satisfaction of patients presenting to the emergency department with abdominal pain Jonathan dela Cruz, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
GaToya Jones Patients’ knowledge of their medication regimens in the SIU Memory and Aging Clinic Tom Ala, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Megan Logsdon Bone marrow-derived multipotent mesenchymal stem cells (BMSC) in cell-based therapies for epithelial ovarian cancer

Mary McAsey, Ph.D.

SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL

Katie Lowry Changes in core body temperature, brown adipose tissue activity and leptin due to weight loss in obesity Lisa Neff, M.D. Northwestern University Comprehensive Center on Obesity, Chicago, IL
Ryan McCarty Inflammation and primary open-angle glaucoma: an investigative look into low molecular weight hyaluronic acid induced expression of cytokines Paul Knepper, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL
Christian McNeely Using the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services database to compare long term survival benefit of mitral valve repair versus mitral valve replacement Christina Vassileva, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Andrew Mitchelson Patient demographics and risk factors in pediatric distal humeral supracondylar fractures Khaled J. Saleh, M.D. and Brooke Robinson, MPH SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Rachel Wang Correlation of the scratch collapse test (SCT) with electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction study (NCS) in evaluation of upper extremity nerve compression syndrome

Michael Neumeister, M.D.

SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL

Arianna Welch Multispectral image processing of localized scleroderma using the dermatology morphea registry Heidi Jacobe, M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Craig Wilson Patient and hospital demographics in pediatric distal humerus supracondylar fractures: data from the KID JKhaled J. Saleh, M.D. and Brooke Robinson, MPH SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Clare Zimmerman Collection of umbilical cord blood for the isolation, banking, and use of stem cells in research Mary McAsey, Ph.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL