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Edward Wagner, PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology Department of Basic Medical Sciences, COMP studies the synaptic and hormonal determinants underlying the hypothalamic control of energy balance. Photos are in part for the Western Diabetes Institute (WDI).

Student Research Symposium

2021 COMP-Northwest Student Research Symposium Posters

 

PATIENT PERSPECTIVES ON THE PERCEIVED EFFECTIVENESS, EASE OF USE, AND SATISFACTION OF DIFFERENT PAIN RATING SCALES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN

By: Rachel Sinit, OMS-II, Clarice Martinez deCastro, OMS-II, Madeleine Stack, OMS-II, Danielle Weismann, OMS-II, Nicholas Scrivens, OMS-II, Taryn Caroll, OMS-II, Edie Sperling, DPT, Kimberly Mauer, MD

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THE EFFECTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
ON DEPRESSION AND FATIGUE
IN MEN BEING TREATED
FOR PROSTATE CANCER

 

By: Kellie A Gaura, OMS-III, Bryce E Beatty, OMS-III, Natalie Ohlde, OMS-II, Lauryn Orsillo, OMS-II, Elisabeth Guenther MD, Johannie Spaan PhD

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 A FACTORIAL TRIAL OF ULTRASOUND AND MANOMETRY TO IMPROVE THE SUCCESS OF THORACIC EPIDURAL PLACEMENT

By: Briana J. Martiszus, BS, OMS-II,
Ryan M.J. Ivie, MD

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INVESTIGATION OF MEDICAL STUDENTS’ EXPOSURE TO PATIENTS WITH DISABILITIES AT WESTERN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

By: Kendall Lucara, OMS-II, Sara Henderson, OMS-III, Megan Blair, OMS-III, Anita Nelson, MD, Elisabeth Guenther, MD, MPH, FAAP

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USE OF STRICT SPINAL PRECAUTIONS BY SKI PATROLS: DO THEY WORK?

By: Ciara O’Driscoll1, OMS-IV, Derek Deng1, OMS-II, Elisabeth Guenther2, MD, MPH

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MEDICAL STUDENT AWARENESS AND INTEREST IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

By: Cassandra Coleman, OMS-III, Christian Shafer, OMS-III, Edie Sperling PT, DPT

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THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF FIRST RESPONDERS
A REVIEW OF THE LEBANON FIRE DEPARTMENT

By: Caroline Baber, OMS-III, Mandilin Hudson, DO

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DO BEHAVIORAL TEST SCORES REPRESENT REPEATABLE PHENOTYPES OF TEST SUBJECTS?

By: Nadav Menashe, OMS-II, Youstina Salama, OMS-II, Johannie Spaan, PhD, Michelle Steinauer, PhD

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A PILOT STUDY TO ASSESS MEDICAL STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION OF THEIR OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIVE THERAPY EDUCATION

By: Rachel Gantz, OMS-IV, Nathan Leavitt, OMS-IV, Jessica Mazzi, OMS-II, Johannie Spaan, PhD, Glen Kisby, PhD

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A STUDY OF VOLUNTEER AND CAREER FIREFIGHTER FITNESS IN A RURAL SETTING

 

By: Robin Faulkner, OMS-II, Cailin Johnson, OMS-II, Max Jette, OMS-II, Adam Hall, OMS-III, Dr. Elisabeth Guenther, MD

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TRUST IN THE OREGON HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DURING COVID-19

By: Mabry Gentry, OMS-II, Hannah Graham, OMS-II, Maxwell Jette, OMS-II, Elizabeth Kim, OMS-II, Michelle Steinauer, PhD

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 EXPERIENCE OF ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE HOTELS FOR COVID-19 IN HAWAIʻI

By: Victoria Y Fan, ScD; Tiana M Fontanilla, MPH; Craig T Yamaguchi, OMS-I; Stephen M Geib, MURP; Joshua R Holmes, MPH; Sunja Kim, MPH; Bobby Do, BA; Thomas H Lee, PhD; Deveraux K P Talagi, PhD; Yara Sutton, MS; Amihan Aiona, BSW; Amy B Curtis, PhD; Edward Mersereau, MSW

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 CHRONIC, CONGENITAL BELL’S PALSY–ANATOMIC VARIATIONS OF THE FACIAL NERVE
AND SURROUNDING FEATURES

By: Jonathan W. Holland, OMS-III, BSN, Blake A. Dickenson, OMS-III, BS,
Edie Sperling, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT

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HOW TO IMPROVE THE INTERFACE BETWEEN DERMATOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY: A REVIEW AND COMMENTARY REGARDING THE MANAGEMENT OF DELUSIONAL PATIENTS

By: T. Starzyk, MA, OMS-IV & J. Koo, MD

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THE ROLE OF NATIVE LENS Α-CRYSTALLIN IN AMYLOID SUPPRESSION USING Β-
AMYLOID AS A MODEL AMYLOID CLIENT

By: Leilani A. Lopes, OMS-1, Steve L. Reichow, PhD

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 WHAT IS THE COST OF IMMUNE DEFENSE FOR SNAILS INFECTED WITH
SCHISTOSOME PARASITES?

By: Michelle Li, OMS-II, Natalia Schekochikhina, OMS-II, Yanwei Zhang, OMS-II, Aamna Asif, OMS-II, Hannah Tavalire, PhD, Johannie M. Spaan, PhD, Michelle L. Steinauer, PhD

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 CHARACTERIZATION OF THE HIGHLY DIVERSE GENOMIC REGIONS
OF AN IMPORTANT AFRICAN VECTOR OF SCHISTOSOMIASIS

By: Ryan Burd, Jared Cayton, Tom Pennance, Jacob A. Tennessen, Fredrick, Rawago, Maurice Odiere,
George Owino, Michelle Steinauer

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 CAN RESILIENCE BE TAUGHT? DO MEDICAL STUDENTS FEEL THEY NEED IT?
STUDY RESULTS.

By: Saakshi S Dulani, OMS-II, ElikaSalimi, OMS-II, Anita Nelson, MD, Mandilin Hudson, DO

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OPPOSITE PATTERNS OF SCHISTOSOME RESISTANCE IN TWO SNAIL LINES SUGGESTS
SIGNIFICANT INTRASPECIES VARIABILITY IN HOST IMMUNE GENES

By: Nicole Sims OMS-II, Jewell Roth OMS-III, Tom Pennance PhD, Johannie Spaan PhD, Michelle Steinauer PhD

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OPTIMIZATION OF A DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF
SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI IN BIOMPHALARIA SUDANICA

By: Yvonne Lam, OMS-II; Nathaniel Bigot, OMS-II; Tom Pennance, PhD; Michelle Steinauer, PhD

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TENOFOVIR ALAFENAMIDE FUMARATE ALTERS MARKERS OF MITOCHONDRIAL BIOGENESIS
IN THE BRAINS OF TRANSGENIC MICE

By: Nicholas R. Scrivens, OMS-II, Mary K. Swinton, OMS-II, Jerel A. Fields, PhD

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TREM2 REGULATES THE PHAGOCYTIC CAPABILITIES OF HMC3 CELLS;
IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV ASSOCIATED NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS

By: Mary K. Swinton, OMS-II, Jerel A. Fields, PhD

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PERCEPTION AND CONTRACEPTION:
ATTITUDES TOWARDS HORMONAL BIRTH CONTROL ON TIKTOK

By: Halley Egnew, OMS-II, Vivian Yu, OMS-II, Dr. Elisabeth Guenther, MD MPH, Dr. Anita Nelson, MD

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