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2017 Spring Poster Session Winners Announced



​​At the Spring Poster Session for the May 19 Grand Rounds, 46 pediatrics residents and two pediatrics neurology residents were either first author or co-author on a research poster.

Children’s Hospital Colorado Clinical & Translational Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics hosted the Pediatric Spring Poster Session. This year, 38 posters were submitted from 19 different programs, which shows the hard work put forward by our educational programs here in pediatrics.

The following were recognized for their efforts:

1st Year Fellows

First Place: Taylor Triolo – Endocrinology. Development of Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes in Twins and Siblings.

Honorable Mention: Justin Lockwood – Hospital Medicine. Looking Beyond PEWS to Explore Rapid Response System Noncompliance.

Honorable Mention: Megan Kirkley – Neonatology. Incidence, Risk Factors, and Prognosis of Acute Kidney Injury in Neonatal Encephalopathy: A Retrospective Evaluation of the AWAKEN Database.

2nd Year Fellows

First Place: Kimberly O’Hara – Hospital Medicine. High Value, Cost-Conscious Medicine Curriculum for Pediatric Sub-Interns.

Honorable Mention: Jamie Moore – Nutrition. The Role of Dietary Factors in Accumulation of Pericardial Adipose Tissue Volume in the Coronary Artery Calcification in Type 1 Diabetes Study.

Honorable Mention: Stephanie Bourque – Neonatology. Prevalence and Predictors of Back-Transport After Acute Care in a Regional NICU.

3rd Year Fellows

First Place: Kristina Leinwand – Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Cannabinoid receptor 2 activation ameliorates inflammation in murine model of Crohn's disease.

Honorable Mention: Jessica Perry-Knight – Hematology/Oncology. Low Incidence of Long-term, Persistent Graft Versus Host Disease after Pediatric Unrelated Cord Blood Transplant with Minimal Graft Versus Host Disease Sequelae.

Honorable Mention: Nathalie Nguyen – Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. TGF-β1 Alters Esophageal Epithelial Barrier Function by Attenuation of Claudin-7 in Eosinophilic Esophagitis. ​