SIU School of Medicine

Mentored Professional Enrichment Experience

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2014 MPEE participants

Participant Project title Mentor Location
Austin Beason Analyze intraobserver and interobserver MRI assessments of shoulder labral injuries Charlie L. Cox, M.D. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Patrick Fitzgerald Potassium-evoked glutamate release in the hippocampus and hypothalamus of GHRKO mice Erin R. Hascup, Ph.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Michael Ginnetti Risk of early revision of primary TJA in patients with metabolic syndrome Khaled J. Saleh, M.D./Sonia Vasdev, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Grace Hile Does increased serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin induced in rats by excess vitamin D reflect impaired vitamin K status and decreased bone mineralization?

Christopher Masterjohn, Ph.D./Duncan Ferguson Ph.D.

University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Alexander Kurdi Thirty day re-admission rates and socio-economic status: support network, and discharge planning for orthopedic surgeries conducted at Memorial Hospital Khaled J. Saleh, M.D./Tony Tzeng SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Brittany Koch Decision making in the NICU Beau Batton, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Kyle McCullough Oncologic efficacy and disease-free survival for video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy and thoracotomic lobectomy in non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study Stephen R. Hazelrigg, M.D./Theresa M. Boley, R.N. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Kyle Morgenstern Analyzing cognitive data to develop a predictive model for at-risk schools – a project within the Springfield Collaborative for Active Child Health (Collaborative) Tracey Smith, PHCNS-BC SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Benjamin Voss Investigation of the effects of ASA score, cognitive function measurement, and different post-operative medications on thirty-day readmission rates Khaled J. Saleh, M.D./Sonia Vasdev, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Erik Wright A study to assess primary outcomes on consecutive hip fracture patients who underwent surgery within 48 hours compared to >48 hours after implementation of hip fracture protocol
Khaled J. Saleh, M.D./Sonia Vasdev, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL