Friday, October 26, 2012

EVMS Department of Pediatrics Summer Scholars Program


May 20 through August 1, 2013

2011 summer scholars

The Summer Scholars Program is a mentored research internship offered by the Department of Pediatrics of Eastern Virginia Medical School at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. The competitive 11 week program is open to college seniors (rising or graduating) and first- or second-year graduate or medical students who are exploring potential careers in medical, biomedical, public health, or behavioral research.
Download the 2013 EVMS Summer Scholar Application - submit by February 1, 2013
Students chosen for the program will conduct a pre-selected research project, from start to finish, and present their project outcomes to the scientific community. Students are listed as co-investigators on their projects which are frequently published and presented on the national level. Formal classroom training and personalized application in research design, implementation, and publication make this summer experience a must for anyone considering a career in research.
Our 2012 mentors, research projects, and Summer Scholars are listed below.
Application forms can be found here: http://pediatrics.evms.edu/research/summerscholars.html
2012 Summer Scholars Project Summary
Summer ScholarFaculty MentorProject Title
David BanKorrie Allen, PsyD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Community Health & Research
Treatment of Behavior Problems among School-Age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Aparna ChatterjeeMaria Urbano, MD
EVMS Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Psychophysiologic Responses to Social Paradigms Before and After a Relaxation Training Intervention in Young Males with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chris ClaytonNatasha Sriraman, MD, MPH EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
General Academic Peds
Prevelance of Unmet Social and Legal Needs in Pediatric Practice
James DagenhartJulie Kerry, PhD
Chair & Assoc Professor
EVMS Microbiology
and Molecular Cell Biology
Does Acetylation Regulate Herpesvirus Proteins
Nisha DonthiKent Reifschneider, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Endocrinology
Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
Elizabeth DudaEric Werner, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Hematology/Oncology
Physician Documentation Time Project
Pebbles EppesJohn Harrington, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
General Academic Peds
Early Attempts to Stop Obesity
Barron FrazierDana Ramires, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Emergency Medicine
Implementation of an Intranasal Fentanyl Pathway in Long Bone Fractures
Jen HawkenStephanie Troy, MD
EVMS Dept of Internal Medicine
Circulation and Mutation of Oral Polio Vaccine in Mexican Children after National Immunization Weeks
Shalantae HawkinsNatasha Sriraman, MD, MPH EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
General Academic Peds
African American Women's Perception of Breast Feeding Over the Years
Bronson HaynesMargaret Morris, PhD
EVMS Dept of Internal Medicine
The Role of Macrophage 12/15-Lipoxygenase in the Innate Autoimmune Responses of Type 1 Diabetes
Kassie HaynesDorothy Spangenberg, PhD
EVMS Dept of Pathology and Anatomy
Use of Aurelia (Jellyfish) for Studies Related to Parkinson's Disease
Tim HeckEarl W. Godfrey, PhD
EVMS Dept of Pathology andAnatomy
Stem Cells Therapy for ALS
Jeremy HinesAlireza Hosseini, MD
EVMS Dept of Physiological Sciences
Role of Nitric Oxide Synthase in the Development of Retinopathy of Prematurity
Missy HollandPeter Dozier, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Child and Family Guidance & Consultation
Developing a Curriculum for Pediatric Residents for Certification of Basic Proficiency in Child Psychiatry
Kelly JohnsonPeter Dozier, MD
Assistand Professor, Pediatric Psychiatry
Evaluation of Pediatric Behavioral Risk Assessment Tool (P-BRAT)
David JunkinsAnca Dobrian, PhD
EVMS Dept of Internal Medicine
Role of Lipoxygenases in Angiogenesis and Inflammation in Human Adipose Tissue
Aylin KayaJohn Harrington, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
General Academic Peds
Early Attempts to Stop Obesity
Jordann KokoskiKyrie Shomaker, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Hospital Medicine
Non-Inferiority of Ampicillin to Cefotaxime for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Pediatric Population
Jennifer LeStephen Deutsch, MD, PhD
Chairman, EVMS Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Targeted NMDA Receptor Agonist Intervention to Improve Sociability in Mice
Charley MartinCheza Garvin, PhD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Community Health & Research
The Business Case for Breastfeeding - Follow Up Assessment and Expansion Potential
Drew SimmelinkJorge Jacot, PhD
EVMS Dept of Pathology & Anatomy
Characterization and Validation of a Novel In-Vitro Angiogenic Assay
Tyler SimpsonKorrie Allen, PsyD
EVMS?CHKD Dept of Peds
Community Health & Research 
Treatment of Behavior Proglems among School-Age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Tyler ThompsonKelly Maples, MD
EVMS/CHKD Dept of Peds
Allergy & Immunology
Efficacy and Safety of Abbreviated Oral Food Challenges in Ruling Out Food Allergy in a PEdiatric Allergy Clinc
Corinthian TysonJude Taylor-Fishwick, MS
EVMS/CHKD Dept Peds
Community Health & Research
Is the Pediatric Asthma Caregiver's Quality of Life Questionnaire still a valid tool?

Contact
Linda Merhige
Summer Scholars ProgramCHKD Department of Pediatrics
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507-1971
(757) 668-7486