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Student Posters from AOSC Poster Session

Pediatric Genetics, Birth Defects & Metabolism

An Evaluation of Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Patients with Phenylketonuria and Their Families

Cassandra Afseth

Mentor(s): Baker, Joshua


Clinical Insights from a Novel Visible Light OCT System

Avram Bar-Meir

Mentor(s): Mirza, Rukhsana

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Regional and Differential Analysis of Endothelial Dysfunction in Atrial Fibrillation

Nicholas Besley

Mentor(s): Pfenniger, Anna


Characterizing Re-Triage Guidelines Across the United States

Conor Broderick

Mentor(s): Stey, Anne

Lurie Children's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Evaluating the Prevalence of Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in Pediatric Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Melody Brown-Clark

Mentor(s): Strople, Jennifer

Allergy and Immunology, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Time of Day Differences in Complete Blood Count Values: A Systematic Review

Anna Busza

Mentor(s): Fishbein, Anna

Infectious Diseases

Paxlovid relapse at Northwestern Medicine: A descriptive study

Daniel Camp

Mentor(s): Achenbach, Chad

Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Outcomes of Pre-Primary Prophylactic and Primary Prophylactic Meso Rex Bypass

Sydney Carra

Mentor(s): Superina, Riccardo

Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

The Relationship Between Insurance Status and COVID-19 Vaccination Attitudes Among Queer YYA

Felipe Luis Carvao

Mentor(s): Phillips II, Gregory

Pathology (Experimental Pathology) and Pediatrics

Macrophages Secrete Arachidonic Acid Derivatives to Promote Cardiomyocyte Proliferation

Madeline Cetlin

Mentor(s): Thorp, Edward & Lantz, Connor


Cerebrovascular Autoregulation and Cognitive Function in Midlife

Alyssa Chao

Mentor(s): Mahinrad, Simin & Sorond, Farzaneh

Transplant Hepatology

Improving Informed Consent for Living Liver Donors: What do donors want to know about their recipients?

Adrienne Chen

Mentor(s): Levitsky, Josh & Gordon, Elisa


Evaluation of Skin of Color Curriculum for Physician Assistant Students

Namrata Chintalapati

Mentor(s): Kundu, Roopal & Mhlaba, Julia

Global Health- Ryan Family Center

Point of Care Hemoglobin A1c for Diabetes Assessment at Hillside Healthcare International 

Diamond Dominguez

Mentor(s): Hirschhorn, Lisa

Medicine (Endocrinology)

Dissecting the Mechanisms Underlying IL-1β Induced Anorexia

Marcos Duran

Mentor(s): Beutler, Lisa

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Cardiac Transplantation Trends and Outcomes Among Hispanic Patients

Jose Figueroa

Mentor(s): Okwuosa, Ike & Manning, Jennifer

Child Neurology

MRI Findings in Moderately-Late Preterm Infants with Cerebral Palsy

Elizabeth Fisher

Mentor(s): Mithal, Divakar & Bliss, Laura


KardiaMobile 6L ECG Recording Effects on Room Utilization Time

Meghna Gaddam

Mentor(s): Passman, Rod

Division of Plastic Surgery, Lurie Children's Hospital

Who's Performing Cleft Palate Surgery? A Scope of Care Analysis Over Time

Stuti Garg

Mentor(s): Gosain, Arun

Plastic Surgery

AI/ML Assessment of Breast Reconstruction Healing

Chirag Goel

Mentor(s): Galiano, Robert

Medicine; Preventive Medicine

Cigarette smoking and mitochondrial function in peripheral artery disease

Michelle Guo

Mentor(s): McDermott, Mary

Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation

Safety and Efficacy of Shingrix Vaccine in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Megan Halkett

Mentor(s): Ison, Michael

Neurological Surgery

Trends in Neurocognitive and Seizure Outcomes in Low-Grade Glioma Patients Using MR Scans.

Ethan Houskamp

Mentor(s): Tate, Matthew & Templer, Jessica

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Lurie Children's Hospital

ADHD Trajectories Over Adolescence

Allison Jaffe

Mentor(s): Ballard, Rachel

Ophthalmology and Medical Social Sciences

Annual Vision Screening Among Diabetic Adults

Alec Jotte

Mentor(s): French, Dustin

Otolaryngology (Pediatric Otolaryngology)

Disparities in Care & Prognosis of Sinonasal and Middle Ear Malignancies

Achilles Kanaris

Mentor(s): Rastatter, Jeffrey

Center for Health Services & Outcomes Research (IPHAM)

Knowing Before You Go: Information about Disability Accommodations on U.S. Hospital Websites

Allison Kannam

Mentor(s): Lagu, Tara

Geriatrics and Palliative Care Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Characterizing Critical Care Patients Without Family, Decisional Capacity and Advance Directives

Mo Kinsinger

Mentor(s): Cohen, Bevin & Hauser, Josh

Pediatric Endocrinology

Role of Endocrine and Genetic Evaluation for Infants with Proximal Hypospadias

Victoria Lee

Mentor(s): Finlayson, Courtney & Johnson, Emilie

IPHAM - Center for Food Allergy & Asthma, Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care) and Medicine (Allergy and Immunology) & Preventive Medicine & CFAAR

Understanding perceived determinants of food allergy and development of tolerance in a population-based sample of US adults with food allergy and pediatric food allergy caregivers

Rachelle Liu

Mentor(s): Gupta, Ruchi & Warren, Christopher

Lurie Children's Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Analysis of Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Post-Surgical Outcomes of Varying Interventional Tsuslechniques

Bryce Maxwell

Mentor(s): Patel, Neeraj

Division of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Long-term results of posterior medial lateral release for neuromuscular clubfoot deformity

Jared May

Mentor(s): Larson, Jill


Comprehensive Fertility Preservation Can Be Offered in a Timely Manner Around Gonadotoxic Therapy in Children

Samantha McLean

Mentor(s): Laronda, Monica & McElhinney, Katherine

Institute for Sports Medicine, Lurie Children's Hospital

Injury Distribution Patterns in Highly Specialized Repetitive-Motion Team Sport (RMTS) Pediatric Athletes

Daniel McLoughlin

Mentor(s): LaBella, Cynthia

Lurie Children's Hospital Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care

Predictors of Resilience in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

Jessica Metelski

Mentor(s): Foster, Carolyn

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Optimization of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire in Identification of Perinatal Bipolar Disorder

Danielle Millan

Mentor(s): Miller, Emily


Evaluating the role of COVID-19 infection in the development of hair loss

Shiv Patel

Mentor(s): Colavincenzo, Maria

Preventive Medicine

Social determinants of health, epigenetic aging, and subclinical cardiovascular disease

Havisha Pedamallu

Mentor(s): Lloyd-Jones, Donald

Cell and Developmental Biology

Cytokines as Drivers of Endothelial Dysfunction in SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Alan Poe

Mentor(s): Arispe, Luisa

Division of Breast Surgery and Division of Preventive Medicine

Recent parity and response to neoadjuvant therapy in women with breast cancer

Andrea Qi

Mentor(s): Khan, Seema

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Using Cord Blood Biomarker Signatures to Predict the Development of Intra-Ventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants

Priyanka Ramanan

Mentor(s): Mithal, Leena & Mithal, Leena


An Evidence-Based Dermatology Curriculum for Primary Care Education

Charlotte Reed

Mentor(s): Kundu, Roopal

Department of Radiology

Integrated heart-brain 4D flow MRI evaluation of hemodynamic coupling in healthy aging adults

Adam Richter

Mentor(s): Markl, Michael & Jarvis, Kelly


Survey-based assessment of skin care recommendations and accessibility barriers in patients with lupus

Claudia Roldan Rivera

Mentor(s): Shastry, Jennifer & Kundu, Roopal


Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Ureteral Rest

Jonathan Rosenfeld

Mentor(s): Lee, Ziho


EPHA2/Ephrin-A Signaling is Imbalanced in Atopic Dermatitis

Theran Selph

Mentor(s): Perez White, Bethany & Shi, Bo

Medicine (Cardiology)

Healthy Days in Patients with Heart Failure

Kriti Shah

Mentor(s): Ahmad, Faraz


The Effect of Caffeine on OCTA for Measuring Glaucoma Progression

Jade Smith

Mentor(s): Tanna, Angelo


Quantifying Regional Changes in Cardiac Mechanics with MRI

Siva Sreedhar

Mentor(s): Elbaz, Mohammed S.M.

Dermatology and Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine

A machine learning approach identifies apparent prognostic risk factors in patients with melanoma

Leo Thompson

Mentor(s): Nardone, Beatrice

Thoracic Surgery

Safety Outcomes of Lung Segmentectomy and Wedge Resection

Jasmin Vargas

Mentor(s): Ankit Bharat

Surgery (Pediatric General Surgery)

Operating While Female: Qualitative Study of Belonging in Women Surgeons

Rhea Verma

Mentor(s): Hu, Yue-Hung

Lurie Childrens Department of Emergency Medicine

Characteristics of Pediatric Behavioral Health Emergencies in the Prehospital Setting

Julia Walczak

Mentor(s): Hoffmann, Jennifer

Northwestern University Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) & Medical Social Sciences

Medical mistrust in LGBTQ+ people of color is linked to decreased routine medical care

Lindsay Wegner

Mentor(s): Sarno, Elissa

Neurological Surgery, Radiology, and Neurology

Temporal Decompression in Decompressive Hemicraniectomies Using the Post-auricular Incision Versus the Reverse Question Mark Incision

Emily Winterhalter

Mentor(s): Potts, Matthew


Sex Bias in Primary Cutaneous Aggressive Epidermotropic T-Cell Lymphoma

Clarissa Wong

Mentor(s): Choi, Jaehyuk

Pediatric Transplant Surgery

Does a history of umbilical cord catheterization preclude children from a successful meso Rex bypass?

Stephanie Yang

Mentor(s): Lemoine, Caroline & Superina, Riccardo

Radiation Oncology

Long-term outcomes of central neurocytoma - an institutional experience

Yufan Yang

Mentor(s): Sachdev, Sean

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Predictors of LARC and sterilization uptake among postpartum people living with HIV

Lara Youniss

Mentor(s): Premkumar, Ashish

Surgery, Pediatrics

Cost Savings Associated with Dedicated Observation Units for Children's Surgical Procedures

Grant Zhao

Mentor(s): Raval, Mehul & Tian, Yao