We would like to congratulate everyone on their presentations and we are looking forward seeing you all at WSMRF 2019!
Outstanding Oral Presentations Winners: Speaker: Chelsea Broomhead, University of Washington “Developing Effective Teaching Materials for Pesticide Safety Education for Farming Communities in Rural Nepal” Abstract 104
Speaker: Drew Navarro, University of Colorado “The Effect of Insulin Infusion on Myoblast Proliferation in IUGR Fetal Sheep” Abstract 420
Speaker: Amy Loverin, University of Utah “Uteroplacental Insufficiency Causes Sex-Divergent Changes in Fetal Lipids and Placental PPARγ in the Rat” Abstract 425
Speaker: Nicholas Kolaitis, University of California San Francisco “Clinical Laboratory Monitoring of Tacrolimus Levels by Mass Spectrometry is Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Lung Transplant Recipients” Abstract 428
Speaker: Bjorn Payne, University of Washington “Lowering Barriers to Engagement in a Primary Care-Based Buprenorphine Treatment Program” Abstract 32
Speaker: Krystal Bodily, University of Utah “What’s Happening at the Frontline?: An Evaluation of Bedside Maternal Care in Rural India” Abstract 98
Speaker: Sameer Bahl, University of California, Los Angeles (Kern) “Hypocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Sjogren’s Syndrome ” Abstract 466
Honorable Mentions for Outstanding Oral Presentations: Michelle Hamline, University of California Davis Grant Perry, University of Nevada Mustufa Jafry, University of Washington Michael Young, University of Nevada Elizabeth Gilje, University of Colorado Rombod Rahimian, University of Arizona Angela Peron, University of Utah Adriana Shen, Cedar Sinai Medical Center Carlos D’Assumpaco, University of California Los Angeles Kathryn Anderson, University of California San Diego Alice Chu, University of Washington Vivian Fajardo, University of California Los Angeles Alyssa Engle, University of Utah
It was very difficult to determine the winners of these awards given the high quality of presentations at this year’s conference; there were many presentations that scored very highly. Additionally, we awarded 3 Outstanding Poster Presentation awards at the plenary session on Friday afternoon.
Outstanding Poster Presentations Winners: Speaker: Jacqueline Masehi-Lano, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centre at San Francisco “The Coccidioidmycosis Conundrum: A Rare Parotid Abscess” Abstract 200
Speaker: Vonita Chawla, University of Nevada “A Novel Case of Biliary Atresia in a Premature Neonate with 1P36 Deletion Syndrome” Abstract 208
Speaker: Aunaly Palmer, University of Washington “The Geriatric Consult Index: A Surrogate Marker for 90-Day Mortality” Abstract 215