Meet the current students of the Summer Medical Student Respiratory Research Fellowship (SMURRF).
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Mentor: Dr. Erik Hysinger
Title: Investigating the prevalence and severity of tracheomalacia in neonates with CDH.
Mentor: Dr. Jason Woods
Title: Relationship between lung abnormalities on quantitative CT with subsequent pulmonary-function declines in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
Mentor: Dr. Samir Shah
Title: Respiratory Cultures and Discordant Antibiotic Therapy in Children with Neurologic Impairment.
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mentor: Dr. Anne-Karina Perl
Title: Role of Fibroblasts in Brochopulmonary Dysplasia and Alveolarization.
Mentor: Dr. Patricia Fulkerson
Title: Expression and Role of Aiolos in Eosinophilic Asthma.
Mentor: Dr. Joanna Thomson
Title: Time to Return to Respiratory Baseline for Children with Neurologic Impairment Hospitalized with Acute Respiratory Illness.
Mentor: Drs. Thomas Boat and Christopher Siracusa
Title: The Impact of Brief interventions on Stress Associated with Pulmonary Function Testing in Children with Cystic Fibrosis.
Mentor: Dr. Paul Kingma
Title: Effects of surgical diaphragmatic hernia repair on cardiopulmonary function in neonates.
Mentor: Dr. Thomas Boat
Title: Pilot study protocol to assess relationships among CF nutrition, weight gain, body composition, skeletal muscle mass, skeletal and respiratory muscle strength, and pulmonary function.
Mentor: Dr. Raouf Amin
Title: Using computational fluid dynamics to model pressure loss across the airway in subglottic stenosis.
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