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2016 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Rajany Vidallon Dy, MD
University at Buffalo
Abstract Title: Dynamic Arterial Waveform Changes as Predictors of Fluid Responsiveness in Intensive Care Unit Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Kevin Ma, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Abstract Title: Increased Receptor Interacting Serine/Threonine-Protein Kinase 3 Plasma Levels Is Associated with Severity of Sepsis

Melissa Warren, MD
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Abstract Title: Comparison of Three Chest Radiographic Scores as Indices of Pulmonary Edema

Panagis Galiatsatos, MD
National Institutes of Health
Abstract Title: Long Term Outcomes from a Single Chronic Ventilator Unit: A 5-Year Assessment

Kristina E. Rudd, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Initial Management of Severe Sepsis in Adults Admitted to a Thai Regional Referral Hospital: A Prospective Observational Study

Devang Sanghavi, MBBS, MHA
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: Development and Validation of a Computerized Algorithm for Retrieval of Blood Product Transfusion Data in the ICU Setting

Matthew E. Nolan, MD
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: Initial Clinician Impressions of a Novel Interactive Medical Record Timeline (MeRLin) to Facilitate Historical Chart Review During New Patient Encounters in the ICU

Jerry Hsieh, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Abstract Title: Who Really Needs the ICU in Sepsis? An Examination of Intensive Care Unit Interventions in Patients Admitted from the Emergency Department Under a Severe Sepsis Protocol

Yong Suk Jo, MD
Seoul National University Hospital
Abstract Title: Effect of Preadmission Metformin Use on Clinical Outcome of ARDS Among Critically Ill Patients with Diabetes

Jacqueline Marie Kruser, MD
Northwestern University
Abstract Title: Variation in Tracheostomy Utilization for Mechanically Ventilated Adults by Diagnosis: an Analysis of National Trends

Erin Sullivan DeMartino, MD
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: Ethical Considerations in Withdrawing Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation Support

Daniel Rhodes Kievlan, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: External Validation of a Prehospital Critical Illness Score: A Multi-Center Cohort Study

Emily Vail, MD
Columbia University
Abstract Title: Epidemiology of Vasopressin Use Among Adults with Septic Shock in the United States

Thomas Godet, MD, PhD
University Hospital of Clermont-Ferrand
Abstract Title: Identification of Criteria Associated with Extubation Failure in Brain-Injured Patients. Elaboration of a Prognostic Score. GODWEAN Study

Yasin Khan, MD
LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Abstract Title: Inter-Hospital Transport of Critically Ill Adults During a Hospital Relocation is Not Associated with Clinical Deterioration or In-Hospital Mortality (The ICU MOVE Study)

Anthony S. Otekeiwebia, MD
University of Kentucky
Abstract Title: Performance of Diastolic Based Shock Indices in Adults with Sepsis

Christopher Mallow, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: End-Inspiratory Airway Pressures and Patient-Centered Outcomes in the Critical Illness Outcomes Study

Anita Rajagopal, MD
University of Kentucky
Abstract Title: Central Venous Catheter Patient Safety: A Quality Improvement Initiative

Ganiyu A. Amusa, FMCP, FWACP, MBChB
Jos Univ Teaching Hosp
Abstract Title: Echocardiographic Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Adults in North-Central Nigeria

Andrew C. McKown, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Driving Pressure and Inflammation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Silvia Marchesi, MD
Akademiska Sjukhuset
Abstract Title: Abdominal edema and inflammation in a ventilator-induced lung injury model. Comparison between spontaneous breathing and mechanical ventilatio

Subhashini A. Sellers, MD
University of North Carolina Hospital
Abstract Title: Myocarditis in Severe Influenza Infection: A Review of the Literature

Georgios Kitsios, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Abstract Title: The Composition of the Oral, Lung and Gut Microbiome in Adult Critically Ill Patients with or at Risk for the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Danish Ahmad, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine
Abstract Title: Impact of Outlier Status on Patient Outcomes in a Medical Intensive Care Unit

Allison Harriott, MD, MPH
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Abstract Title: Can Exhaled Breath Condensate Be Used to Seek A Mitochondrial DNA Signature for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome?