Announcing the Winners of the Digital Poster Abstract Competition - Southern Medical Association

October 12, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Digital Poster Abstract Competition

Congratulations to all of our winners from the 2020 Southern Regional Assembly!
(Videos coming soon!)

The winners of Session 1A are:

1st Place - Wesley  Field, MD, Internal Medicine Resident PGY2, Department of medicine, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA - Abstract Title: “Pain in the Back: A Case Report of Pulmonary Sarcomatoid Carcinoma”

2nd Place - David Vo, BA, Medical Student MS4, Department of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA - Abstract Title: “An Uncommon Bacteria Causing Septic Arthritis: Streptococcus Agalactiae”

3rd Place - Laura Kay Hanson, DO, Emergency Medicine Resident PGY1, Department of Emergency Medicine, Magnolia Regional Health Center, Corinth, MS - Abstract Title: “Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis”

The winners of Session 1B are:

1st Place - Jeremy Mark Hess, DO, Internal Medicine Resident PGY-2, Department of Medicine, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC - Abstract Title, “Hepatitis C Screening Disparities in America's Opioid Capital: What Do We Have to Learn?”

2nd Place - Isabella Dreyfuss, BS, Medical Student, Department of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL - Abstract Title, “COVID-Toes: The Clinical Correlation between Chilblains and SARS-CoV-2”

3rd Place - Toria Rose Gargano, BS Biology, OMS-IV, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Candidate, Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, Florida - Abstract Title, “A Case Study of Aberrant Thenar Motor Branch of the Median Nerve Discovered During Carpal Tunnel Release ”

The winners of Session 2A are:

1st Place - Nayab  Ahmed, MBBS, Internal Medicine Resident PGY2, Graduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA - Abstract Title, “Double Trouble: Pulmonary Venous Thrombosis in the setting of Factor V Leiden Mutation”

2nd Place - Adithi  Vemuri, MS, OMS-III, Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida - Abstract Title, “The Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Lower Limb Muscle Rigidity in a Parkinson’s Patient”

3rd Place - Aksiniya Krasteva Stevasarova, MD, Internal Medicine Resident PGY2, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, North Alabama Medical Center, Florence, Alabama - Abstract Title, “Apical Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in Young Female with Bipolar Disorder – A Rare Case Report”

The winners of Session 2B are:

1st Place - Jeremy Morgan Watson, BS, MMS, Medical Student Research Assistant, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Cancer Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana - Abstract Title, “Comparing the Effects of Radiotherapy and Rapamycin in PIK3CA Wild Type and Mutant Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Lines”

2nd Place - Nicholas  Baltera, BS, Medical Student - MS4, Department of General Surgery, Stony Brook Southampton, Southampton, New York - Abstract Title, “A Mesenteric Desmoid Tumor Causing Recurrent Intermittent Bowel Obstruction”

3rd Place - Anita Kumary Motwani, MD, MPH, Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident PGY3, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas - Abstract Title, “Spontaneous Bilateral Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Management”

The winners of Sessions 3A & 3B are:

1st Place - Karishma  Kadariya, MD, Internal Medicine Resident PGY1, Department of Medicine, North Alabama Medical Center, Florence, AL - Abstract Title: “Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery Presenting in an Adult with Heart Failure”

2nd Place - Daniel  Kitner, MD, MSc, Internal Medicine Resident PGY2, Department of Medicine, AdventHealth Orlando, Winter Garden, Florida - Abstract Title: “Assessing the burden of COVID-19 on the mental health of internal medicine residents”

3rd Place - Michael Anthony Pietrangelo, DO, Internal Medicine Resident PGY2, GME Internal Medicine, NHRMC, Wilmington, North Carolina - Abstract Title, “Paternalism in the Medically Underserved Patient: A Case Report”