Abstract Awards

2014 JPS Research Day Poster and Oral Awards



  • 1st Place: Andrew Gdowski, MS; UNTHSC TCOM;  “AnnexinA2 Antibody Encapsulation within Nanoparticles” 
  • 2nd Place: Sterling Overstreet, MD; JPS Emergency Department; “Combined TIMI and GRACE Risk Scores to Evaluate Low Risk Chest Pain Patients in Emergency Department” 
  •  3rd Place: Fadeke Ogunyankin; DFWHC Foundation; “Readmissions in North Texas: A Comprehensive Overview of Statistics, Demographics and Charges to Identify Disparities” 


  • 1st Place: Jo Anna Leuck, MD; JPS Emergency Department; “Effect of Shift Work Fatigue on Clinical Performance of PGY-3 Emergency Medicine Residents as Measured During High Fidelity Simulation Cases”   
  • 2nd Place: Randi Proffitt Leyva, BA & Jose David Retana, MPH; UNTHSC; “The Association between Acculturation and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Mexican-American Children and Adolescents” 
  • 3rd Place: Joshua Henry, MD; JPS Sports Medicine; “Tendon Injury presenting as Cellulitis in Geriatric Patient”