Research and Clinical Trials

Lifespan Research Day 2022

Lifespan Research Day 2022

The Lifespan Office of Research hosted its annual Research Day on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. The event was headlined by a presentation from Juan Celedón, MD, DrPH, from the University of Pittsburgh Medicine Center. Dr. Celedón, who received his fellowship training at Lifespan and Brown, presented “Violence, Psychosocial Stress, and Asthma” in the George Auditorium at Rhode Island Hospital.

Following the keynote address, research posters from Lifespan as well as other Rhode Island institutions were shown at the rear of the Rhode Island Hospital cafeteria from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Dr. Stephanie Goldstein, the Lifespan 2021 honoree of the Bruce M. Selya Award in Research Excellence, then presented her research, “Using Digital Tools and Predictive Analytics to Optimize Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention,” in the George Auditorium. The event ended with brief presentations from the 2022 Research Abstract Award winners.

Schedule of the Day

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Violence, Psychosocial Stress and Asthma

Juan Celedon, MD, from University of Pittsburgh Medicine Center delivers the keynote presentation.

Using Digital Tools and Predictive Analytics to Optimize Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention

2021 Bruce M. Selya Award for Excellence in Research honoree Stephanie P. Goldstein, PhD, delivers her presentation.

Research Abstracts

Clinical Translational Research

HIV−1 RNA Genital Tract Shedding after Cryotherapy for VIA−positive Cervical Lesions in Western Kenya

Diagnosis of Breast Implant Associated ALCL by Analysis of Cytokines in Peri−implant Seromas

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) in the Measurements of Neck Fluid Volume Composition: Implications for Sleep Disordered Breathing

Examining the Changes in Alcohol and Substance Use among Motor Vehicle Crash (MVC) Patients from 2013−2021

Suicide Risk and Psychotic Experiences: Qualitative Themes to Inform Safety Planning for High Risk Adolescents

Malignant Transformation in the Biphasic Gliosarcoma

Where you Live Should Not Determine if You Live: Assessing for Disparities in Bystander−CPR in Rhode Island Communities

Delayed Toxic−Hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy after Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome

Pain and Menthol Use are Related to Greater Nicotine Dependence among Black Cigarette Smokers at Wave 5 (2018−2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

Characterizing Rates of Gonorrhea Infection at a RI STI Clinic: Longitudinal Trends by Demographics and Sexual Behavior

Examining the Impact of Various Types of Childhood Abuse on E−Cigarette Expectancies among Young Adult E−Cigarette Users

Exploring the Links Between Childhood Trauma, Discrimination and Feeling Purpose in Life Among Black, Latinx and White Individuals

Content Adaptations to the JOIN for ME Pediatric Weight Management Intervention

Emergency, Geriatric and Primary Care Physician Views of Telehealth for Special Populations of Older Adults: A Multiple−Methods Study

Key Stakeholder Perspectives on Context Adaptations to Implement an Evidence−Based Pediatric Weight Management Intervention in Low−Income Communities

Evaluation Of Interstate Sexual Networks On Sexually Transmitted Infections

Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR): Blindness, Osteoporosis, and Fractures in Pediatric Populations

Racial and Socioeconomic Factors Impact Access to Full Skin Exams in LA County

Evaluation of a Clinical Practice Algorithm for Pediatric Complicated Pneumonia at a Single Institution

Scurvy: A Missed Mimicker of Vasculitis

DNA Methylation of Skeletal Muscle Tissue in Patients with Hypertension and Diabetes Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass