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2008 ATS Travel Award Recipients

The following travel awards have been supported by a grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Kathleen M. Akgun, MD
Yale University
Abstract Number: 4105
Abstract Title: Gender Differences in Medical Intensive Care Unit Patients

David R. Brush, MD
University of Chicago Medical
Abstract Number: 4608
Abstract Title: Housestaff Use of Ultrasound during Unsupervised Central Line Placement Does Not Improve Success Rates When Only Minimal Ultrasound Training Is Provided

Cynthia J. Gries, MD, MSc
University of Washington
Abstract Number: 422
Abstract Title: Risk of PTSD and Depression in Family Members after the Death of a Critically Ill Patient

Stephen W. Littleton, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Abstract Number: 4771
Abstract Title: Can Patients Who Fail a Weaning Trial Develop Short-Lasting Diaphragmatic Fatigue?

Thomas Muders, MD
University Bonn
Abstract Number: 4090
Abstract Title: Intestinal and Renal Perfusion during Hypercapnic and Metabolic Acidosis

Jonathan P. Singer, MD, MS
University of California, San Francisco
Abstract Number: 3039
Abstract Title: Moving from an [apos]Open[apos] to [apos]Closed[apos] Medical Intensive Care Unit Shortens Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Veterans

The following travel awards have been supported by a grant from Sepracor, Inc.

Richard D. Fremont, MD
Vanderbilt University
Abstract Number: 4271
Abstract Title: A Panel of Biomarkers of Endothelial and Lung Epithelial Injury Is Associated with the Diagnosis of Acute Lung Injury (ALI) in Critically Ill Trauma and Surgical Patients

Yatin Mehta, MD
Maimonides Medical Center
Abstract Number: 3214
Abstract Title: Open ICU Visiting Policy Improves Patient Satisfaction

Heidi H. O'Connor, MD
New England Sinai Hospital
Abstract Number: 2228
Abstract Title: Terminal Weaning Following Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation at a Long Term Acute Care Hospital

Matthew E. Prout, MD
Emory University
Abstract Number: 4042
Abstract Title: Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders in Patients Admitted to a Medical Intensive Care Unit and Its Effect on Outcomes

The following travel awards have been supported by a grant from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable Member: ARDS Foundation.

Hye Sook Choi, MD
Kyung Hee Medical Center
Abstract Number: 4698
Abstract Title: Statin Use In Sepsis Due to Pneumonia

Alex Löckinger, MD
Innsbruck Medical School
Abstract Number: 1448
Abstract Title: Recombinant ACE2 Improves Pulmonary Blood Flow and Oxygenation in Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Lung Injury