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AWAD
Yes
2
Aim is to develop an instrument to identify geriatric ICU trauma patients at higher risk of developing unfavorable outcomes and would benefit from geriatric consultation.
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Community Medicine
Dr. Amy Christie
Dr. Richard Ackermann
Community Medicine,Geriatrics,Surgery
Angle
No
 
Past projects:
Youth Risk Behavior Survey Analysis
Teacher and faculty professional development
Educational Programs Development
Upward Bound (college prep for first generation high school students)
Savannah 912 Food Truck (mentored MUSM students)
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Academic Affairs
 
 
Angle
Yes
4
Students will be involved in the final development, piloting, distribution, and analysis of a climate survey that will explore diversity and inclusion issues at MUSM.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon and Columbus
Program Evaluation
 
Other
Angle
Yes
2
Students will be involved in the final development, piloting, distribution, and analysis of a climate survey that will explore diversity and inclusion issues at MUSM
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Savannah
Medical Education
 
Other
Arrington
Yes
 
I am working on several research projects in various stages of development.  The projects cover several topics, including, social support, illness narratives, media portrayals of illness experiences, prostate cancer, and medical education.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Savannah
Community Medicine
 
Community Medicine,Ethics/Humanities,Family Medicine,Pediatrics,Preventive medicine,Urology
Awad
Yes
2
SAGE-AF, an NIH funded project. Aim is to incorporate elements of geriatric assessment into the clinical assessment of geriatric patients with atrial fibrillation and to determine best management practices.
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Community Medicine
Dr. David Parish
Cardiology,Community Medicine,Geriatrics,Internal Medicine
Babcock
Yes
3
The intent of this project is to develop a Lay Health Coaching Program aimed at improving the quality of health for residents in targeted communities.
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Healthy Communities/Population Health
First Choice Primary Care, the Bibb and Houston County FQHC
Community Medicine,Preventive medicine,Other
Beil
Yes
2
1. Working with a student to redesign --and test effectiveness--of end of life conversation training in the medical school setting.

2. Integration of Advance Care Planning screening and discussions in community outreach settings of the medical school.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Ethics
 
 
Beil
Yes
5
I am an ethics executive at Memorial and Community Faculty in Ethics at Mercer School of Medicine, Savannah with a particular interest in developing projects  in applied ethics in healthcare organizations.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Ethics
Brian Childs,PhD
Martin Greenberg, MD
Bob Shelley, MD
Other
Bennett
Yes
4
Building Simulation-based learning scenarios for collaborative, multi-professional education (Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists)
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Professional Clinical Education
 
Family Medicine,Geriatrics,Internal Medicine,Obstetrics,Pediatrics
Bennett
Yes
4
A project to evaluate and possibly quantify "6th sense" or "Gut feeling" prognostication in new PGY-1 Medical Residents and new Nurse Residents (mortality, falls, resilience, truth-telling, medical outcomes).
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Professional Clinical Education
 
Family Medicine,Geriatrics,Internal Medicine,Neurology,Preventive medicine
Bentz
Yes
1
https://medicine.mercer.edu/research/macon/faculty-research/gretchenbentz.cfm
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Blackwell
Yes
5
An on-line learning community for families with disabilities to strengthen parental resilience, social connectedness, knowledge of child development, and increased social/emotional competence of children with disabilities.
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Community Partnership (non-profit)
 
Other
Bland
No
 
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Community Outreach
 
 
Bose
Yes
2
Please visit my lab website.

Please visit "PubMed"
Molecular and Cellular Research,Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Bose
Yes
2
As  before
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
Biochemistry,Cardiology,Endocrinology
Brown, MD
Yes
2
the project revolves around MRI IV contrast agents, specifically determining the cost effectiveness of using Gadavist vs. Omniscan with regard to pre-scan laboratory screening.
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Diagnostic Radiology
Brian Helmly, MD
Other
Bryant
Yes
2
surveying infection rates, designing strategies to reduce hospital infections
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
infection control
various projects related to quality improvement and infection control
Other
Burak
No
 
 
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Surgery
 
Oncology,Surgery
Byck
Yes
4
Multiple projects including:  postpartum CBC Cost-effectiveness; gastroschisis bowel dilation and time to feed; preeclampsia placenta immunochemistry; NIH Grant-Endometrial Ca Markers; depression in medical school and residency; circumcision study.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Other department members in OB/GYN
Gynecology,Obstetrics
Byck
Yes
4
Multiple projects:  obest patients and their perception of health status (questionnaire); aquacell/cesarean section study; NIPT study; PP nexplanon and breast feeding:  preterm vs term.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Multiple projects with department faculty
Gynecology,Obstetrics
Connelly
Yes
4
Dragon FIRE (Fast Information Recording in EHR).  We spend 2 mil a year to have Dragon yet there is no data as to if it actually saves time or money.  I would like to do a PI project to determine if Dragon Voice Recognition is Cost Effective.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Internal Medicine
 
Internal Medicine,Other
Crespo
Yes
5
Improvement projects in infection prevention, including: central line blood stream infections, catheter associated urinary tract infections, surgical site infections, MRSA, and clostridium difficile
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
 
Crespo
Yes
5
Reduction in sepsis mortality
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
 
Crespo
No
5
Open to student generated projects, but possibilitiesr: (1) increasing physician use of infection prevention protocols, (2) physician perceptions of patient safety, (3) improving surgical teamwork to reduce never events.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
Community Medicine,Family Medicine,Geriatrics,Infectious Diseases,Internal Medicine,Preventive medicine,Psychiatry
Crespo
Yes
5
Disparities (readmissions) reduction in HF, AMI, COPD, CABG, and PN.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
 
Crespo
Yes
2
Innovations in inpatient fall reduction efforts
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
 
Crespo
Yes
5
Research related to CMS bundled payments for AMI, HF, CABG, Total Joint Replacement, Hip Fracture, PN and COPD.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Patient Safety
 
 
Crespo
Yes
5
Open to student/faculty generated ideas.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Quality and Safety
Reg Gilbreath, MD
Cardiology,Community Medicine,Ethics/Humanities,Family Medicine,Geriatrics,Infectious Diseases,Internal Medicine,Maternal/Prenatal,Nephrology,Neurology,Obstetrics,Oncology,Pediatrics,Preventive medicine,Psychiatry,Pulmonology,Surgery,Urology
Curry
No
 
Community and/or patient health literacy (https://health.gov/communication/literacy/quickguide/factsbasic.htm). Specific populations to consider: rural, faith clinics, K-12, teens, veterans, seniors, LGBTQ, minority groups, non-English speaking, etc.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Medical Library
 
 
Dale
Yes
2
I have several clinical research ideas based on breast cancer, melanoma, and other gi cancers
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Surgery
 
Oncology,Surgery
Dent
No
 
 
Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Community Medicine
 
 
Dent
No
 
I am interested in developing measurable ways rural health outcomes or outcomes for disadvantaged groups can be improved utilizing population health techniques. Other projects would be considered.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Basic medical sciences/internal medicine
 
 
Dent
Yes
2
Work with Bethesda Home for Boys to develop a health camp for middle and high school boys
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Savannah
Community Medicine
Other faculty will be recruited
Other
Dent
Yes
3
Develop interesting science lessons for middle and high school students at Bethesda Home for Boys
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Community Medicine
Marshall Angle
Other
Dent
Yes
4
develop a tutoring program that will provide assistance to students at Bethesda Home for Boys , grades 6-12
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Community Medicine
other faculty will be recruited
 
Dent
Yes
5
Participate in small group experience to explore mind body medicine techniques; research student well-being initiatives at other medical schools; develop recommendations for medical student education at MUSM.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Faculty Affairs
Kim Meeks
Other
Dent-1
Yes
1
Collaborate with Dr. Sumner and a student in Macon to interview Georgia physicians and write their stories.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Community Medicine
 
 
Devereaux-1
Yes
1
Project 1: A study of medication adherence strategies and barriers to adherence among patients with acute coronary syndrome.  One-on-one interviews will be conducted with these patients in counties throughout Middle Georgia.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Community Medicine
 
 
Devereaux-2
Yes
1
This project includes updating and modifying an established HIV/STI/teen pregnancy prevention program called Students Together Against Negative Decisions that we originally developed at MUSM.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Community Medicine
 
 
Devereaux-3
Yes
1
This project includes developing a research question, analyzing data, and writing a manuscript using data from a NIH-funded study of acute coronary syndrome.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Community Medicine
 
 
Downing
Yes
2
Develop a curriculum for patients to understand their disease process and how to care for themselves better specifically regarding diet.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Internal Medicine
 
Community Medicine,Internal Medicine,Preventive medicine
Eikelberry
No
1
OBGYN project of students choice
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Columbus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
 
Gynecology,Obstetrics
Elliott, MD PhD
Yes
2
The project involves developing monographs that would support the curriculum in ethics and professionalism.  Brief, e.g., 3500-5000 word monographs will be needed for different topics, to be used as resources in the revised curriculum.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Espina
Yes
5
Students will work with the staff/clients at the Edel Caregiver Institute to develop and deliver clinical educational materials to individuals/families caring for someone with a serious illness (i.e cancer, COPD, heart disease, genetic disorders)
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Hospice/Palliative Care
Tina Thompson
Other
Gardner
Yes
1
Student will assist with the CARE Initiative, implementing routine, opt-out HIV screening in the ED.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Emergency Medicine
 
 
Garner
Yes
2
1.  CABG surgery induced Immunomodulation
2.  Virulence factors in opportunistic fungal pathogens
3.  Triggering Toll-like receptor 4
Molecular and Cellular Research,Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
Biomedicine,Dermatology,Immunology,Internal Medicine,Pathology,Surgery
Gendron
Yes
3
Stop the Bleed Project-work with Regional Trauma Committee Coordinator to train school personnel, police, fire, and other community members/groups in how to control bleeding prior to 1st responders arriving.
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
trauma
 
Other
Greenberg
Yes
1
Explore the topic of "The 100 year old in your medical practice".  explore health care and health care needs of those 100 or older.  investigate resources available to promote longevity.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Savannah
Ethics
 
Ethics/Humanities
Greenberg
Yes
1
Music and Medicine.  exploration of the psychological effects of listening to music and neuropathways for understanding music.  meet with music teachers, students.  monitor blood pressure, heart rate in patients listening to music.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Savannah
Ethics
 
Ethics/Humanities
Gu
No
 
Will help student develop and work on a respiratory physiology or neurobiology project
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Hale
Yes
2
Working with IT develop smart phone app to assist patients who have problems with understanding names and doses of medications and taking them as prescribed.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
 
Psychiatry
Hayes
No
 
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council
 
 
Hogan
No
 
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Medical Practice
 
 
Horner
Yes
2
Our project involves examining the role of the striatal patch compartment in psychostimulant-mediated reward, as well as the development of motor tics.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
Andon Placzek, Ph.D.
Other
Jennings
No
1
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Intergrated Community Data
 
 
Jiang
Yes
 
1) Epigenetic alterations and mechanism in gynecologic and pancreatic cancers
2) Placental function and pathogenesis of preeclampsia
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Kelly
Yes
2
Research project: needs assessment and gap analysis for advocacy training in medical school and residency curricula.  This would be done by surveying students and family medicine residents across the country
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine,Gynecology,Obstetrics
Kelly
Yes
4
Qualitative analysis of 4th year medical student survey data on specialty choice
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine,Gynecology,Obstetrics
Kelly
Yes
2
Look at ways to improve resident wellness and have curriculum in place for burnout prevention. Survey residents before and after a 6 month intervention time.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine,Gynecology,Obstetrics
Kingsley
No
1
Clinical Research Project of the students choice
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Columbus
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine
Knapp
No
 
 
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Krampl
No
 
Health literary.
Helping medical students wanting to get involved in community outreach. http://www.snma.org/how_can_my_chapter_participate.php
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Medical Library
 
 
Kreissler
Yes
1
Project developed jointly - looking at health equity for children and their access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Prevention / Wellness
 
 
Li
Yes
1
I'm working on the mechanism of endometrial cancer and pancreatic cancer progression and metastasis, and related biomarker identification for both diseases.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
Biomedicine,Gynecology,Oncology
Lian
Yes
1
Data analysis using GA school data. Look at trends over time on several variables for counties in the North Central Health District at the high school and junior high levels.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Community Medicine
 
Community Medicine,Other
Lian
Yes
1
Help organize a local Hispanic health fair and with a needs assessment for local service agencies.
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Community Medicine
 
Community Medicine
Magnin
Yes
1
1.eHealth diabetes app; 2.Addiction - Dr. Seale / CSIRO, Australian gvt's industrial and scientific research org.; 3.Smarter-Safer Homes in partnership with CSIRO; 4.eHealth app to help COPD patients manage their symptoms; 5.Consumer journey mapping
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Center for Disruption & Innovation
 
Allergology,Biochemistry,Biomedicine,Cardiology,Community Medicine,Dermatology,Ethics/Humanities,Endocrinology,Family Medicine,Gastroenterology,Genetics,Geriatrics,Gynecology,Hematology,Immunology,Infectious Diseases,Internal Medicine,Maternal/Prenatal,Nephrology,Neurology,Obstetrics,Oncology,Pathology,Pediatrics,Preventive medicine,Psychiatry,Pulmonology,Rheumatology,Sports medicine,Surgery,Toxicology,Urology,Other
Master
No
2
- Assessing the effects of low testosterone in men with frailty (identified via Fried Frailty Criteria) and mortality/post-operative outcomes.
- Researching Surgeon Opioid administration and education of opioid in low-education surgical patients
Clinical and Translational Research
Atlanta
Surgery
Dr. Kenneth Ogan
Internal Medicine,Surgery,Urology
McCann
Yes
1
Projects are described at:
http://medicine.mercer.edu/basic-macon/researchers/macon/richardmccann.cfm
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
McKallip
Yes
1
Exploring the role of the extracellular matrix in tumor cell survival and progression
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
McLeod
Yes
2
Helping us develop chronic disease management programs using Registered Dietician, Pharmacist, providers and clinical staff
can include developing patient education materials
evaluation plan
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine,Internal Medicine
McLeod
Yes
2
Design/implement project to measure how access to school based primary care and behavioral health services at Ingram Pye Elementary impacts educational outcomes, attendance, behavioral referrals
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Community Medicine
 
Community Medicine,Family Medicine,Pediatrics
McLeod
No
3
We have numerous quality improvement projects underway; students with an interest in a particular area, e.g. women's health, asthma, diabetes can help design interventions and measure effectiveness.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Macon
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine
Meeks
Yes
5
Participate in small group experience to explore mind body medicine techniques; research student well-being initiatives at other medical schools; develop recommendations for medical student education at MUSM.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Library
Marie Dent-Savannah Campus
Other
Meyer Stinson
Yes
1
We are investigating the social determinants of pediatric obesity, specifically behavioral, physiological, and psychological factors.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
 
Pediatrics,Psychiatry
Murbach
Yes
2
The Family Medicine Residency is piloting SIBR (Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds) at Memorial Hospital for their patients admitted to the hospital. The project is to look at the positive impact this has on patients and their care
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Family Medicine
Dr. Natalie Britt, one of the PGY-1 residents, is also helping to lead this project
Family Medicine,Obstetrics
Nepal
No
3
These will be quality improvement projects and will be a good stepping stone for MS1 and MS2 students before they start their clinical years.
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Internal Medicine
 
Internal Medicine
Nichols
Yes
2
Liver biopsies are sometimes performed to identify
the primary site of metastases. It would be a
simple study to do an electronic search of liver
biopsies that identified metastatic tumor and
tabulate the primary sites.
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Pathology
 
Oncology,Pathology
Niebanck
Yes
2
PI project - development and implement routine maternal post-partum depression screening in Fam Med and Pediatric MHUP offices
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Pediatrics
 
Community Medicine,Family Medicine,Maternal/Prenatal,Pediatrics,Preventive medicine
Pallay
Yes
1
This will involve doing chart audits to gather information on the use of hydroxyurea(HU) in patients with SCD. Once we gather all the information we need we will then be writing a paper that we will submit for publication.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine,Hematology
Pandorf
Yes
2
Research will involve studying how skeletal muscle responds to altered activity. Projects include the role of long non-coding RNA in transcriptional regulation, and the acute response to loading and unloading.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Parish
Yes
2
1. SAGE AF, NIH funded outcomes research for patients in atrial fibrillation. Local recruitment for 400 subjects beginning
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Internal Medicine
 
 
Peterson
Yes
1
Children's Health is pursuing Patient Centered Medical Home status, a distinction given by the United States NCQA.  This venture will spark the initiation of many smaller "quality improvement" projects that a student can participate in.
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Pediatrics
 
 
Placzek
Yes
2
We use a multidisciplinary approach, combining mouse genetics, molecular biology, pharmacology, electrophysiology, and animal behavior studies to investigate how addictive drugs hijack protein synthesis mechanisms in the brain during adolescence.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Ramayya
No
 
 
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Family Medicine
 
 
Ratner
No
 
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Community Engagement/service learning
 
 
Rice
Yes
1
Survey local agencies to accurately document the number of commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) and the services they need.
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Coastal Children's Advocacy Center
 
 
Rukmana
No
1
Identify ways to reduce health disparities
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Urban Studies and Planning
 
 
STEWART
Yes
2
Assist the company to engage the community as well as other information necessary to help support the citizens of this community. We need data in order to adjust our services to fit the needs of the community we are serving.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Emergency Medicine
 
Other
Sakhalkar
Yes
2
Double blind placebo controlled randomized crossover trial to see if Azithromycin lowers inflammation in sickle cell disease SCD patients
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Pediatrics
 
 
Sakhalkar
Yes
1
Time to antibiotic treatment for a immunocompromised patient presenting with fever in ER/office/inpateint
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Pediatrics
 
 
Sakhalkar
Yes
2
L-glutamin in sickle patients - effect on inflammatory cytokines
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Pediatrics
Peter Uchakin, MD
Hematology,Pediatrics
Schell
Yes
2
To work with our Farm Truck 912, a mobile farmers market serving underserved neighborhoods in Savannah
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Community Medicine
 
 
Selby
Yes
2
Bioinformatics, modeling, DNA sequencing, clinical, epidemiology and analysis of specific medications/drug receptors/metabolic pathways
Molecular and Cellular Research,Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Senkowski
No
3
Several projects are ongoing in Surgery, contact me through email.
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Surgery
 
Surgery
Sineath
Yes
3
Assess how well our residency is doing in screening patients for lung cancer per the USPSTF guidelines
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Family Medicine
This would be part of the Family Medicine Residents' QI project
Family Medicine,Sports medicine
Sineath
Yes
2
Decorate a room in the clinic to create a patient-centered environment and see if it improves patients satisfaction and vital signs
Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Family Medicine
This would be done with Family Medicine Residents who are doing a QI project
Family Medicine,Sports medicine
Singleton
No
1
Family Medicine project of students choice
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Columbus
Family Medicine
 
Family Medicine
Stack
No
 
Patient safety
Quality improvement
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Pediatrics
 
Ethics/Humanities,Pediatrics,Other
Strothers
No
 
 
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Macon
Family Medicine
 
 
Tessendorf
Yes
2
Develop, administer and analyze survey amongst Habitat families to track their physical, emotional and social health outcomes.  Measure CEHFH’s impact on the 136 partner families that it has served since 1983.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Thacker
No
 
I am open to help create individualized projects for the student. I have some prjects in the starter phase such as improving third trimester screening for HIV and RPR in at risk pregnant mothers.
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Pediatrics
 
Immunology,Infectious Diseases,Maternal/Prenatal,Pediatrics
Thomas
Yes
1
Investigate the role of human placental 3beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in the timing of labor.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Macon
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Thompson
No
2
I am happy to mentor any type of student generated project  (education, research, leadership, etc)
Molecular and Cellular Research,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Uchakin
Yes
 
1. Immune regulation of postpump syndrome.
2. Immune mechanisms of artificial hypertension in animals.
3. Immune mechanisms of addiction in animals.
Molecular and Cellular Research,Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Internal Medicine
 
 
Uchakin
Yes
1
The anti-inflammatory role of Azithromycin in treatment of patient with the sickle cell disease [double-blind trial].
Molecular and Cellular Research,Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Internal Medicine
Vishwas S. Sakhalkar, M.D.
Hematology,Immunology
Visalli
Yes
2
1. Characterize the immune response of an attenuated herpes simplex mutant vaccine.  Define the immune response conferring protection or 2. Efficacy studies in a herpes simplex disease model on novel thiourea compounds identified as HSV-1 inhibitors.
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
Wei
Yes
1
The research project is to examine the association between ambient air pollution and female breast cancer incidence. Geographic variations in breast cancer incidence will also be evaluated in relation to exposure to environmental toxicants.
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Community Medicine
 
 
Wei
Yes
2
Assessing risk factors for preterm birth
Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health
Macon
Community Medicine
 
Community Medicine,Maternal/Prenatal,Preventive medicine,Toxicology
Wiggins
Yes
2
Root cause analysis related to screening for HIV in the Pediatric ED
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Pediatrics
Faculty in pediatrics
Pediatrics
YOUNIS
Yes
1
Retrospective cohort control study to investigate live births outcomes after the start of fertility treatment at 2, 3 and 5 years.
Clinical and Translational Research
Macon
Obstetrics & Gynecology
 
 
Yang
Yes
 
Projects are described at:
http://medicine.mercer.edu/research/savannah/faculty/weiyang.cfm
Molecular and Cellular Research
Savannah
Biomedical Sciences
 
 
Zhao
Yes
1
Cardioprotection after myocardial infarction and heart failure
Clinical and Translational Research
Savannah
Basic Medical Sciences
 
 
senkowski
No
 
would develop individually with student
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership
Savannah
Surgery
 
Surgery
sineath
Yes
2
Improving wait times for patients in a residency family medicine clinic
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
2nd year family medicine resident physicians
Family Medicine
sineath
Yes
2
Hepatitis C screening in a family medicine residency clinic
Clinical and Translational Research,Health Equity/Prevention/Population Health,Health Care Transformation and Leadership,Community Engagement and Service Learning
Savannah
Family Medicine
2nd year family medicine residents
Family Medicine
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