Southern Region Burn Recognizes Abstract Award Winners

December 7, 2019

Abstract Award Winners from the 2019 Southern Region Burn Conference

Poster Abstract Winners

1st Place: P53 Correlating Burn Wound Depth and Scar Depth After Contact Burns: A Histological Assessment in Porcine Models
Maria Batchinsky, BS,

United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Burn Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

2nd Place: P22 Post Operative Wound Care Using Silver-Based Dressing with Autologous Skin Cell Suspension
Anna Stilinovic, PA-C, University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

3rd Place: P10 A Plasma-Alginate Composite Gel Provides Improved Mechanical Support for Stem Cell Growth and Delivery
Nicholas E. Clay, PhD,

United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Burn Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX

Non-Physician Podium Presentation Awards

1st Place: Reducing Burnout Related to Night Shift Calls to Physicians – A Process Improvement Project
Kristy D. Hemingway, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL 

2nd Place: Evaluation of Pain Management Practices in Adults with Small Burns Admitted to a Large, ABA Verified Burn Center
Rita Gayed, PharmD, BCCCP, Grady Burn Center, Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA

3rd Place: Burn Sepsis: Does the Initial Vitamin C Level Matter
Jeffrey W. Williams, PA-C, Wake Forest Baptist Health Burn Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Student Podium Presentation Awards

1st Place: Tube Feeding Through Surgery, Impact on Glucose Control in Burn Patients
Andrea L. Hess, Medical Student, Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

2nd Place: Burn Disaster Preparedness - How It Changes for a Hurricane
Roshanara Diaz, Medical Student, The Burn Center at HIMA – San Pablo, Caguas, San Juan, PR

3rd Place: The Impact of Financial Reward on Opioid Consumption in the Treatment of Thermal Injury to the Upper Extremity
Kathryn Schubauer, BS, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who presented!