Current and Former Scholars

Current Scholars

2022 scholars to be announced soon.

Former Scholars

Year Scholar Research Topic
2017 Jodi-Anne Stewart Understanding the relationship between low body mass index (BMI) and lung function patterns in children with sickle cell disease
2017 Brittany Landry Testing a novel way for physician extenders to provide diagnostic assessments for ASD in primary care settings
2018 Oluchi Nwoke Natural history of reproductive challenges in men with sickle cell disease
2018 Jessica Do VUMC retinoblastoma survivorship study with an emphasis on analyzing long-term adverse sequelae related to retinoblastoma therapies
2018 Nicole Leuthold Defining abnormal cardiopulmonary phenotypes associated with TBX4 and other genetic variants associated with pulmonary hypertension
2019 Brittney Guy Defining the Association of Timing of Extubation and Outcomes in Preterm Infants
2019 Kayla Massey Implementation of a Hospital-wide Pediatric Acute Stroke Protocol
2019 Morgan O'Neal Treatment of Asthma Exacerbation with Corticosteroids in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Do corticosteroids really help?
2020 Micah Ernst Beasley Food for thought: Many Americans are unable to access an adequate amount of food
2020 Ombeni Idassi Late Effects Following Bone Marrow Transplants in Children and Adults Treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2020 Kristin Malone Following implantation, TNAP plays a critical role in protection of the pregnancy against pathogen-induced pregnancy defects/loss and preterm birth (PTB)
2020 Stephanie Smith Clinical and molecular phenotyping of unsolved UDN patients with microcephaly, seizures, and neurodevelopmental delay
2020 Chastity Green Examining Outcome Disparities in Children with Pneumonia
2021 David Ray Comparing pIgR expression in tracheal epithelial cells from mice and determining their ability to transcytose SIgA in vitro
2021 Michael Feng A year-long study of diverticulosis
2021 Mikaela Gold Perform a systematic review of the available evidence examining the role of the respiratory microbiome on the development of childhood asthma and propose key future opportunities for research
2021 Nora Ofei Identify psychophysiological markers of risk for stuttering onset and persistence and, in turn, potentially enhance clinical management
2021 James Eyer Sensitivity of Skin Biopsies for Diagnosis of Transthyretin Amyloidosis
2021 Rebekah Kuhlman Distant Relatedness for Identification and Variant Evaluation (DRIVE) of Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Neonatal Diabetes
2021 Maurielle Artis Determine if SNPs in CXCL8 and CXCR1/2 genes are associated with DR susceptibility and progression to vision-threatening stages (diabetic macular edema and proliferative DR)
2021 Jacqueline Ike LTRs that are poorer metabolizers would have an increased risk for voriconazole-associated SCC occurring sooner after exposure compared to normal and rapid metabolizers
2021 Jessica Todd A history of asthma will be associated with severe pneumonia in children younger than 18 years old