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Many of our residents have presented their research at national conferences and have published their work. The Medical Staff provides a $1,000 stipend to residents who have their research accepted for presentation at national meetings. Below is a sample of the research published and presented by our residents, along with Akron Children's faculty members, since 2016. The residents’ names are underlined.

Publications

Remien, Kailey A. DO1; Mancuso, Marisa DO1; Watson, Kevin MD1. Pediatric Collagenous Gastroenteritis and Colitis Presenting as Protein-Losing Enteropathy. ACG Case Reports Journal 10(4):p e01028, April 2023. | DOI: 10.14309/crj.0000000000001028. 

Wolski TP Jr, Jamerino-Thrush J, Bigham MT, Kline-Krammes S, Patel N, Lee TJ, Pollauf LA, Joyce CN, Kunka S, McNinch NL, Jacobs M, White PC. Redirecting Nonurgent Patients From the Pediatric Emergency Department to Their Pediatrician Office for a Same-Day Visit-A Quality Improvement Initiative. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022 Dec 1;38(12):692-696. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002879. Epub 2022 Nov 1. PMID: 36318627. 

Ostrowski-Delahanty SA, McNinch NL, Grossoehme DH, Aultman J, Spalding S, Wagoner C. Understanding Drivers of Telemedicine in Pediatric Medical Care. Telemedicine & e-Health. 2023;29(5):726-737. doi:10.1089/tmj.2022.0293. 

DeCoy M, Page-Goertz C, Nofziger R, Besunder J, Raimer P, Gothard D, Brown M, Stewart R, Ruggles C, Breedlove K, Clark J. Hemodynamic profile effects of PM101 amiodarone formulation in patients with post-operative tachyarrhythmias. Cardiol Young. 2022 Sep 20:1-6. doi: 10.1017/S1047951122002888. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36124626. 

Allen J, Rajbhandari P, Schroer B. Systemic Sclerosis and Hypereosinophilic Syndrome in a 3-Year-Old Child. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. August 2022. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2022.08.011 

Remien, K, Mancuso, M. (2022). 18-Year-Old Male with Emesis Found to Have Intractable Singultus. eJournal of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, 14(2). 

Rahman M, Smith G, Johnsrude C, et al. Transseptal puncture during catheter ablation associated with higher radiation exposure [published online ahead of print, 2022 Jun 8]. Cardiol Young. 2022;1-6. doi:10.1017/S1047951122001676. 

Rahman M, Moore JP, Papagiannis J, et al. Utilising electroanatomic mapping during ablation in patients with CHD to reduce radiation exposure [published online ahead of print, 2021 Nov 18]. Cardiol Young. 2021;1-5. doi:10.1017/S1047951121004558. 

Anderson C, Rahman M, Bradley DJ, et al. Acute outcomes of three-dimensional mapping for fluoroscopy reduction in paediatric catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia. Cardiol Young. 2021;31(12):1923-1928. doi:10.1017/S1047951121001086  

May K, Upadhyayula S. Papilledema as the Sole Manifestation of Neuroborreliosis. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. 2021. Article ID 5565900. doi:10.1155 

DeCoy ME, Raina R, Chakraborty R, Mahajan S, Moran R, Gibson K, Kumar D, Bergmann C. Renal cystic diseases during the perinatal and neonatal period. Journal Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, 20 Sep 2020. Review.  

Raina R, Chakraborty R, DeCoy ME, Kline T. Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease: Tolvaptan use in adolescents and young adults with rapid progression. Pediatric Research. 10 May 2020. 

Kaiser N, Blackford MG. What Is That? Innumerable Mysterious Densities Identified on Abdominal Imaging. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2020;36(2). 

Rhajbandari P, Brown A, Patel V. et al. Prolonged Fever, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, and Joint Pain in a 9-year-old boy.  Pediatrics. 2020;145(1). 

Presentations

 

Minotti K, Gunkelman S, St Onge A, McInturf E, Ben-Zion S. Improving Lactation Resources for Residents and Fellows at a Pediatric Hospital.  Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington DC, April 2023.

Schlosser K, Andrianov M, Grow J, Brown M. Does initiation of a small baby unit impact primary outcomes at <30 weeks gestation? Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington DC, April 2023.

Dreher M, Page-Goertz C, Besunder J, McNinch N, Ruggles C, Pelletier J.  The Effects of Low Dose Morphine Protocol on Post-Operative Congenital Heart Patient. PAS, Washington, DC, April 2023.

Remien K, Pelletier J, Page-Goertz C, Gunkelman S, Biber, J. Magnesium and High Flow Nasal Cannula Adjunct Protocols for an Established Asthma Pathway, an Improvement Initiative. PAS, Washington, DC, April 2023.

Remien K, Nofziger R, Page-Goertz C, McKee B, Besunder J, Potts B, Horvat C, Forbes M, Pelletier J. Changes in Bronchiolitis Incidence and Ventilation Practices in 2020-22 Compared with 2010-2019. PAS, Washington DC, April 2023.  

Mancuso M, Remien K, Watson K. Pediatric Collagenous Gastroenteritis and Colitis Presenting as Protein Losing Enteropathy. NASPAGHAN, Orlando, FL, October 2022.

Breehl L, Leland M, Schule A, Potts B, Willis K, Gunkelman S, Johnson K, Contant A, Rhajbandari P. A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Discharge Before Noon at a Children’s Hospital. HVPAA National Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2022.

Wolski TJ, Jamerino-Thrush J. Redirecting Low Acuity Patients from a Pediatric Emergency Department to their Pediatrician for Same Day Sick Visits Via a Novel Process Facilitated by the Electronic Medical Record - a Quality Improvement Initiative. AAP NCE, Anaheim, CA, October 2022.

Buck A, Remien KA, Ferguson J, Biber J. Examining Aborted Sedations and Medication Choice During Pediatric Procedural Sedation.  Society for Pediatric Sedation, Seattle, WA, September 29-October 1, 2022

Dardir H, Remien KABuck A, Ferguson J, Biber J. Trends in Sedation Medication Choice for Procedural Sedations in a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital. Society for Pediatric Sedation, Seattle, WA, September 29-October 1, 2022

Ferguson, J., Remien, KABuck A, Biber J. Analyzing Staff and Resource Utilization During Procedural Sedations in the Emergency Department Versus Hospitalist Run Sedation Service.  Society for Pediatric Sedation, Seattle, WA, September 29-October 1, 2022

Remien KABuck A, Ferguson J, Biber J. Analyzing Length of Training and Adverse Events in Pediatric Procedural Sedations. .  Society for Pediatric Sedation, Seattle, WA, September 29-October 1, 2022

Encisco E, Khemka S, Huntington J, Garcia R. Colonoscopic Decompression of Colocolic Intussusception in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report. NASPGHAN, Orlando, FL, October 2022.

Khemka S, Watson K, Garcia R, Boulanger S. Endoscopic Management of Duodenal Web. NASPGHAN, Orlando, FL, October 2022.

Breehl L, Leland M, Marko A, Potts B, Willis K, Gunkelman S, Johnson K, Contant A, Rajbhandari, P. A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Discharge Before Noon. High Value Practice Academic Alliance, Baltimore, MD, October 2022.

Wagoner S, McPherson P. Abusive Injuries or Medical Mimicker? 3 month old admitted with multiple long bone fractures. AAP NCE, Anaheim, CA, October 2022.

Atari E, Page-Goertz C, McNinch M, Nofziger R. Real-time Vasoactive Inotrope Score to Predict Poor Outcome in Pediatric Patients.  Cardiology 2022: Annual Update on Pediatric Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Huntington Beach, CA, August 2022.

Brown A, Kramer E, Mansel K, Ramundo M. Resident early warning system (REWS): a system to develop timely feedback for pediatric interns. Poster presentation, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Meeting. San Diego CA, May 2022.

Kramer E. Providing barrier-free mental health services to residents and fellows. Poster presentation, Grassroots Session for Chief Residents at Association of Pediatric Program Directors Meeting. San Diego CA, May 2022.

Brown A, Kramer E, Mansel K, Ramundo M MD. Resident early warning system (REWS): a system to develop timely feedback for pediatric interns. Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. Denver CO, April 2022.

Brown A, Smith E. Kramer E, Gunkelman S. Medication Frustrations: Improving discharge Medication Instructions for Families. Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. Denver CO, April 2022.

Brown A, Kramer E, Mansel K, Ramundo M. Resident early warning system (REWS): a system to develop timely feedback for pediatric interns. Poster presentation, Regions 5 & 6 Meeting of Academic Pediatric Association. Virtual, March 2022.

Khemka S, Atari E, Kleinman A, Tanguay J. Literacy promotion in the pediatric ER during COVID-19; Feasibility of targeted Reach Out Read.  Pediatric Academic Society, Denver, CO, April 2022.

McPherson P, Wagoner C. Comparison of risk for child sex trafficking among adolescents from different metropolitan settings and chief complaints.  Pediatric Academic Society, Denver, CO, April 2022.

Dade M, Kleinman A, McPherson P, Brown M, DiMatta S. Call to Action: Screening for Sex Trafficking in the Pediatric ED. Pediatric Academic Society, Denver, CO, April 2022.

Puthusseril J, Lowes A, Heksch R. New Onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in the Setting of COVID-19 Infection in a Five-Month-Old Infant. Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Virtual Conference, April 2022

Allen, J, Remien, K, Hall, A, Pangonis, S, and El-Assal, O. The Prevalence of Pneumonia Before and After Implementation of Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Non-pharmacological Interventions in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Academic Society; Denver, CO, April 2022.

Allen, J, Schroer, B., Rajbhandari, P. A 3-year-old female with eosinophilia and abdominal distension. APA Regions 5 & 6 Joint Virtual Conference 2022, Virtual, March 2022.

Lambert-Jenkins K, Rossman I, and Watson K. Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and pediatric onset multiple sclerosis with ocrelizumab and ustekinumab in a JC-virus positive patient: a case study. NASPGHAN virtual conference, December 2021

Assal, O. E, Hall, A, Pangonis, S, Remien, K, & Ulicny, AK. (2022). The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Social Distancing and Mask Mandates on the Prevalence of Influenza and RSV During Their Peak Season. Pediatrics, 149(1 Meeting Abstracts), 193 • Poster Presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference. October 2021

Farrington, M., Gunkelman, S. Screening for Firearm Safety in the Inpatient Setting. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, Virtual, October 2021.

Genet K, Chatterton J, Rajbhandari P, Martin K, Cipriano F, Ekambaram M, Tandy M, Lyden E, McCulloh R, Stone B, Nabower A, Snowden J. Clinical impact of meningitis/encephalitis panel in children pretreated with antibiotics prior to lumbar puncture. Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, Virtual, October 2021.

Kolla S, Espe-Sherwindt M, Rideout E, Gothard D, Foster J. CONNECTIONS: A comparison of virtual and face-to-face formats of early intervention for young children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Austin, TX, October 2021.

Breehl L, Leland M, Marko A, Gegorski E, Gasser S, Rajbhandari P, “Identifying Barriers for Early Discharge in a Children's Hospital.”  High Value Practice Alliance (HVPAA) National Conference, 2021 virtual conference, October 7-10, 2021.

Wingert L.M., Ramundo M & Ben-Zion S. Success, Perception, and Achievement through Resident Knowledge (SPARK) Leadership Program. Poster presented at APPD 2021 Annual Spring Meeting, Virtual, May 2021.

Vespoli C, Wyneski M.  Effect of Blended Diet on Complex Pediatric Gastroenterology Patients.  NAPGHAN virtual conference, November 1-7, 2020.

Ahmad O, Kassabian S. The Effects of High Dose Proton Pump Inhibitors on Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2020 Virtual Conference, November 1-7 2020.

Puzzio C., Kline-Krammes S. Nitrous Oxide vs. Ketamine - Procedural Sedation for Orthopaedic Forearm Fracture Reductions in the Emergency Department. Division of Emergency Medicine Meeting, Akron, OH. July 7, 2020.

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