The Department of Medicine Research Day was held on April 16, 2019 in the Student Union.
Dr. Harlan Krumholz delivered the keynote Thomas Barksdale Cardiovascular Memorial Lecture entitled, “Learning At The Speed Of Digital: The Next Step Toward A Learning Health System.” Dr. Krumholz received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to improve patient outcomes and promote better population health. Dr. Krumholz’s full lecture can be viewed here:
The family of Thomas G. Barksdale established the Thomas Barksdale Cardiovascular Memorial Lecture in his memory. Thomas Barksdale worked in the banking industry and was a longtime supporter of voluntary health organizations.
Research Excellence Awards
Fred Allison Research Award – Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD (Cancer Institute)
Stanley Chapman Young Investigator Award – Trey Clark, MD, MPH (Cardiology)
Herbert G. Langford Research Mentor Award – Daniel W. Jones, MD (Director, Clinical and Population Science, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research)
1st Place: “Elevation of Immune Response Following Ultrasound Targeted Gene Therapy in a Murine Model of Prostate Cancer” – Elliot Varney, MS4
2nd Place: “Cigarette Smoking and Incident Stroke in African Americans of the Jackson Heart Study” – Adebamike Oshunbade, Cardiology
Honorable Mention: “The Relationship Between Acute Chest Syndrome and QTc Interval in Sickle Cell Disease” – Olu Kolawale, PGY-3
Honorable Mention: “A Case of Vasculitis with Crescentic Focal Segmental Necrotizing Glomerulonephritis” – Jasmine Padgett, MS4