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Primary Care Resident Research Projects and Publications

July 2011 - October 2014

Resident ​Begun/Presented ​Title/Topic ​Faculty
​Sparks, Tierney ​July 2011 ​Residents as Medical Educators: Surveying the residency programs at The University of Colorado regarding opinions/experiences as medical educators. Developing a needs assessment for the development of the Residents as Medical Educators Elective. Dr. Suzanne Brandenburg
​Dirksen, Rachael  ​September 2011 ​Comparison of the prevalence of depression among postmenopausal women with and without Type 2 Diabetes Dr. Amy Huebschmann
​Hall, Hannah  ​November 2011 ​Depression management QI study Dr. Christine Gilroy
​Martin, Eric ​November 2011 ​Microbiology and outcomes of infected total joint arthroplasties at an academic medical center: a 5-year retrospective review Dr. Carla Saveli
​Turcotte, Roger ​January 2012 ​using DXR (an online clinical case simulator) to assess the clinical reasoning of medical students, residents, and attending physicians Dr. Jeanette Guerrasio
​Niess, Meredith ​February 2012 ​Health Spending as an Impediment to a Healthy America  Dr. Mark Earnest
​Reither, Jonathan ​Published February 2012  We're Hands-On: Exploring a Supplemental Approach to Hospice Care Provision (JHPN-D-11-00073) Dr. Reither is the first author
​Kreso, Elma  ​March 2012 ​Beyond the 6 Hour Bundle: A practical Approach to Assessing fluid responsiveness in Septic Shown Dr. Stephen Frankel
Landrey, Allison SGIM 2012 National Poster presented  Prescribing Opiates in Resident Clinic: Clinic directors’ and residents’ perspectives on problems and potential solutions Drs. Rachel Swigris and Adam Abraham
Sparks, Tierney SGIM 2012 National Poster presented  A Case of Multifocal Osteonecrosis and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Dr. Jennifer Adams
​Hiles, Megan ​April 2012 ​Faculty Preceptor Opinions of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships Dr. Eva Aagaard
​Ari, Mim ​August 2012 Evaluation and associations of limited health literacy in persons recently released from prison Drs. Ingrid Binswanger, Joel Hirsh
​Lo, Daphne SGIM 2012 Regional Poster  ​Improving Symptoms and Quality of Life in Heart Failure  Dr. David Bekelman
Lammers, Austin SGIM 2012 Regional Poster Assessing Laboratory Cost at a University Medical Center Dr. Read Pierce
Martin, Eric November 2012 Microbiology and outcomes of infected total joint arthroplasties at an academic medical center: a 5-year retrospective review Dr. Carla Saveli
Lo, Daphne UCC Pall Care Conference November 2012 Caregiving benefit, burden, and relationship quality in chronic heart failure Dr. David Bekelman
Hall, Hannah February 2014 Depression management QI study: Collaborative Care in a Primary Care Residency Clinic Dr. Lynn Haley
Nash, Alyssa ACP Associates Meeting 2013 Oral presentation Windshield Wiper Fluid: A Bad Way to Wipe Away the Pain Dr. Mim Ari
Lammers, Austin ACP Associates Meeting 2013 Oral presentation Taking the wind out of your sails in the middle of a perfect storm: A Tale of Dyspnea and Thrombus Dr. Rebecca Allyn
Hall, Hannah ACP Associates Meeting 2013 Oral presentation The Usual STEMI Presentation, or is it? Dr. Maria Frank
Short, Renna ACP Associates Meeting 2013 Oral presentation CVA, MI and Vasculitic rash: A Unifying Diagnosis Dr. Brandon Combs
Hall, Hannah ACP National and SGIM 2013 National  Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, A BENIGN form of Heart Disease? Abstract only
​Dirksen, Rachael ​SGIM 2013 National oral presentation ​Evaluating Internal Medicine Provider Barriers to Contraceptive Counseling Drs. Amy Huebschmann and Stephanie Teal
Johnson, Joseph SGIM 2013 National Abstract Community-based Care Coordination to Overcome Fragmentation of Services in Aurora, Colorado Abstract only
Niess, Meredith SGIM 2013 National Abstract Fatality Due to Reactivation Hepatitis B in an HIV Positive Patient Abstract only
Niess, Meredith SGIM 2013 National Abstract Pre-Operative Chest Radiography: Old Habits Die Hard Abstract only
Hoffman, Lindsay May 2013 ICD Education, Expectations and Experiences Dr. Dan Matlock
Liu, Pai August – September 2013 Changes in Perceived Stress, Sleep and Menopausal Symptoms in Response to Exercise in Sedentary Postmenopausal Women Dr. Karen Shea
Lammers, Austin October 2013 High Value Medicine Dr. Read Pierce
Guese, Mary AAIM Oct 2013 Abstract,   Published in JGIM Jan 2014 Impact of 4+1 Block Scheduling on Patient Care Continuity in Resident Clinic Dr. Katie Heist
Gersh, Jill Sep 2013 and Jan 2014, Published Aug 2014, Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research Attitudes and barriers towards Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among HIV vaccine trial study participants – A survey of HIV vaccine trial participants Dr. Tom Campbell (Division of Infectious Diseases)
Changstrom, Brad December 2013, Am J Sports Med published online December 5, 2014 Epidemiology of Stress Fracture Injuries Among US High School Athletes, 2005-2006 Through 2012-2013 (DOI: 10.1177/0363546514562739) ​ Dr. Dawn Comstock
Johnson, Joseph January 2014 Community-based care coordination in Original Aurora Dr. Karen Chacko
Swanson, Leah January 2014 Depression Management Screening   Dr. Scott Joy
Hess, Mailee February 2014 Prevalence and risk factors for osteoporosis in adults with developmental disabilities Dr. Kristin Jensen
Moore, Alia Feb 2014, Reproductive Health Conference Sep 2014  Emergency Contraception Pharmacy Access Study (Abstract) (Poster) Dr. Carol Stamm
​Murphy, Ed ​June 2014, Published October 2014 Doubts About Treating Hypogonadism Due to Long-term Opioid UseWith Testosterone Therapy: A Teachable Moment ​Dr. Rick Mirahda
​Libbon, James ​SGIM Regional 2014 ​Transitions of Care: An Analysis of the Logistic and Mental Process Involved When Transitioning From Inpatient to Outpatient follow Up Care With and Without an integrated HER ​Dr. Scott Joy
​Ramaswami, Anandi SGIM Regional 2014, Innovation Poster Presentation 1st Place
​Primary Care Progress Colorado: Empowering Interprofessional Learning through  Community-Campus Partnership ​Dr. Joseph Johnson