Abstract Competition Winners

Southern Region Burn Conference
November 3-5, 2017
Hilton Downtown Miami Hotel
Miami, Florida

Learn more about the 2018 Southern Region Burn Conference in Mobile, AL.

2017 Southern Region Burn Abstract Award Winners

Resident/Fellow Oral Presentation Awards


1st Place – An Adjusted Ideal Body Weight Index Formula with FFP Rescue Decreases Fluid Creep During Burn Resuscitation

M. Victoria Purvis, MD, Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL

2nd Place – Classification of Mesh Pattern Scarring after Placement of Meshed and Highly Expanded Split Thickness Skin Grafts – Insights into Etiologies

Tyler J. Banachowski, DDS, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, San Antonio, TX

3rd Place – Impact of a Laser Service Line for Burn Scar on a Dedicated Burn OR’S Flow and Productivity

Jonathan Imran, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Hospital Burn Center, Dallas, TX

Non-Physician Oral Presentation Awards


1st Place – Reading Tea Leaves: Markers for Infection in Patients with Burn Injuries Using a Sepsis Algorithm

Jeffrey W. Williams, PA-C, Wake Forest Baptist Health Burn Center, Winston-Salem, NC

2nd Place – Standardizing Essential Performance Criteria for Burn Nurses

Elizabeth A. Mann-Salinas, PhD, MSN, United States Army Institute for Surgical Research Burn Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

3rd Place – Characterization of Variables for Potential Impact on Vancomycin Pharmacokinetics in Thermal or Inhalation Injury

David M. Hill, PharmD, Firefighters Burn Center, Regional One Health, Memphis, TN

Student Oral Presentation Awards


1st Place – Use of Antifactor-Xa Levels for Thromboprophylaxis in Burn Patients

Dalbir K. Bahga, BS, Jackson Memorial Burn Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL

2nd Place – Epidemiological Observation of Patient Demographics Predicts Mean Arterial Pressure Long-Term After Burn Injury

Alvand J. Sehat, BA, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Hospital Burn Center, Dallas, TX

3rd Place – A Medical Mystery: Unexplained Renal Failure in Burn Patients

Harrison Lands, BA, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Poster Presentation Awards

BURN17 Abstract Winner Heather M. Powell, PhD

1st Place – Effect of Daily Wear Time on Outcomes of Pressure Garment Therapy

Heather M. Powell, PhD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

BURN17 Abstract Winner Allison R. Beckett, MD

2nd Place – A Blinded Comparison of Lubricants to Facilitate Split Thickness Skin Graft Harvest in a Porcine Skin Model

Allison R. Beckett, MD, Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL

BURN17 Abstract Winner Leslie Cartelli

3rd Place – Evaluating the Benefit of a Holistic Retreat for Young Women with Disfiguring Injuries

Lesia Cartelli; Cara Lucke, Angel Faces, Encinitas, CA

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