SMA and the Southern Region Medical Directors congratulate the following abstract presenters who won “Best Abstract” competitions during the 26th Annual Southern Region Burn Conference held November 15-17, 2013, in Tampa, Florida. These abstracts were selected for their commitment to excellence in burn care from a pool of more than 100 abstracts accepted for this premier educational event.  

Non-Physician Oral Presentation Awards

1st Place – Todd A. Walroth, PharmD, from Wishard-Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, IN, for the presentation entitled “A Systematic Review of Vancomycin Dosing and Monitoring in Burn Patients

2nd Place – Grace Schmits, RN, BSN, from the University of North Carolina Hospital, Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill, NC, for the presentation entitled, OZ:  Experience with a Burn Nursing Retreat

Fellow/Resident Oral Presentation Awards

1st Place – Yvonne N. Pierpont, MD, from University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, for the presentation entitled “Comparative Evaluation of Anti-proliferative / Anti-neoplastic Agents on Keloids

2nd Place – Joseph Ogrodnik, MD, from University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL, for the presentation entitled, Techniques for Better Aesthetic Outcomes after Excision and Grafting for Acute Burn Injury

Student Oral Presentation Awards

1st Place – Dana Walsh, BA, (PhD candidate), from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, for the presentation entitled “Detection of Lung Microbiota by Next Generation Sequencing in Acute Burn Inhalation Injury

2nd Place – Julia Malik, BS, from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC, for the presentation entitled, Kinetics of Pulmonary Neutrophil Accumulation Following Cutaneous Burn Injury

Poster Presentation

1st Place – Rayna Gorisek, RN, BSN, from University of North Carolina, Jaycee Burn Center, Chapel Hill, NC, for the poster presentation entitled, The Creation of Burn Wound Care Videos for Nursing Education

2nd Place – Peter Yen, PA-C, from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, for the poster presentation entitled, “Potential to Improve Burn Scar Revision Surgery Outcomes by Increasing Dermal Thickness with Fetal Bovine Dermis


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