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2014 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Lora A. Reineck, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: The Impact Of Publicly Reporting Intensive Care Unit (ICU) In-Hospital Mortality On ICU Case-Mix And Outcomes

Lauren E. Ferrante, MD
Yale University
Abstract Title: The course of disability in the year immediately before and after an ICU admission in older persons

Jared Chiarchiaro, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Prognosis In The Intensive Care Unit: Does Surrogates? Satisfaction With Communication About Prognosis Predict More Accurate Expectations About Prognosis?

M Anas Moughrabieh, MD
University of Minnesota
Abstract Title: Rapid deployment of international tele-ICU services during conflict in Syria

Brett Norman, MD
Vanderbilt University
Abstract Title: Employment Changes after Critical Illness

Bhakti K. Patel, MD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Quality Of Life And Neuromuscular Weakness At 1-year Follow-up In Patients Enrolled In A Randomized Controlled Trial Of Early Mobilization

Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: A Scenario-Based, Randomized Trial Of Patient Wishes And Functional Prognosis On Intensivist Intent To Discuss Withdrawing Life Support

Hallie C. Prescott, MD
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Is Dysbiosis A Mediator of Sepsis? Studying A Nationally Representative Patient Sample

Erin E. Sullivan, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Abstract Title: Impact Of Collaborative Critical Care And Palliative Care Co-Management On Intensive Care Unit Outcomes

Tommaso Mauri, MD
University of Milan-Bicocca
Abstract Title: Fine-Tuning Of Inflammation By Mesenchimal Stem Cells Attenuates Acid Aspiration Lung Injury

Hammad A. Bhatti, MD
University of Florida
Abstract Title: Factors Related To Failure Of Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Leading To Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

Rahul Kashyap, MD
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: Timing of ARDS Resolution Unveiled ? T.A.R.U. study

Benjamin Singer,, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Experimental Abdominal Sepsis Induces Persistent Neuroinflammation And Microglial Activation

John Evan McGinniss,, MD
Yale University
Abstract Title: MAP Kinase Kinase 3 (MKK3) Regulates Mitochondrial Turnover And Susceptibility To Sepsis

Daniel Knox, MD
University of Utah
Abstract Title: Phenotyping Septic Shock: Use of Kohonen self-organizing maps to identify patterns of organ dysfunction

Peter D Sottile, MD
University of Colorado Denver
Abstract Title: Resiliency Is Associated With Less Symptoms Of Depression, Anxiety, And Improved Satisfaction In Family Members Of Intensive Care Unit Patients

Vanessa Zambelli, PhD
University of Milan-Bicocca
Abstract Title: The Beneficial Effects Of Angiotensin-(1-7) In A Model of Acid Aspiration And Ventilator Induced Lung Injury

Ewan Christopher Goligher, MD, FRCP(C)
University of Toronto
Abstract Title: Inspiratory Diaphragm Activity Attenuates The Rapid Onset Of Diaphragm Atrophy During The Early Course Of Mechanical Ventilation

Jason Heavner, MD
Yale School of Medicine
Abstract Title: The Yale Alcohol Withdrawal Protocol: The Impact Of A Symptom-Triggered Protocol On Clinical Outcomes In Intensive Care Unit Patients With Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Marcello Schmidt, MD
McLaren Flint
Abstract Title: Correlation Between SF Ratio And PF Ratio In An Unselected Mechanically Ventilated ICU Population

Mohammadali Habibi, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Left Atrial Strain And Volume On Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) In Patients With COPD And Emphysema: The Multi-Ethnic Study Of Atherosclerosis (MESA) COPD Study

Ciara M. Shaver, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Is Independently Associated With Increased Mortality In Critically Ill Patients

Andrea R. Gutsche, MD
Intermountain Medical Center
Abstract Title: Redefining Diastolic Dysfunction in Severe Sepsis And Septic Shock

Elisabeth D. Riviello, MD, MPH
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
Abstract Title: Epidemiology, Outcomes, And Prognostication For ICU Patients in Rwanda: Preliminary Results

Maria A. Caravedo, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Fluid Overload As An Independent Predictor Of 90-Day Mortality In Mechanically Ventilated, Critically-Ill Patients