CHDI Children's Summer Scholars Program 2012


2012 Scholars

  Student Mentor   Title of Project
Eric Afari

 

Eric Afari

 

Yanbin Dong

 

 

Carotid Intima Media Thickness is positively correlated to Central Systolic Pressure in Overweight African Americans

   
Jeffrey Ahlstedt

 

Jeffrey Ahlstedt

 

Kenneth Murdison

 

 

 

Echocardiography in Hypertension: Left Ventricular Changes

   
Jennifer Anderson

 

Jennifer Anderson

 

 

Xiaoling Wang

 

 

 

Obesity, Inflammation, and the Risk of Asthma in Youth

   
Aubrey Armento

 

Aubrey Armento

 

Catherine Davis

 

 

Does an eight month aerobic exercise program reduce pulse wave velocity in overweight or obese children ages 8-11 years old compared to a control group of children who participate in an eight month sedentary program?

     
Daniel Belew

 

Daniel Belew

 

Shaoyong-Kapuku Su

 

 

Effect of childhood trauma on the development of depressive symptoms in young adulthood

   
Mary Burriss

 

Mary Burriss

 

Norman Pollock

 

 

Vitamin D and Muscle in Early Pubertal Children: The Roles of Myostatin, Follistatin, and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I

   
Aleiya Butler

 

Aleiya Butler

 

Gregory Harshfield

 

 

Impaired Sodium Regulation in Pediatric Hypertensive Patients

   
Elizabeth Chu

 

Elizabeth Chu

 

Christopher White

 

 

Making the Diagnosis of Pyloric Stenosis: Lessons Learned

   
Kimberly Dao

 

Kimberly Dao

 

Christopher Houk

 

 

Factors Affecting Weight Management Among Children with Type 2 Diabetes

   
CSSP 2012 Scholar

 

Rachel Elam

 

Catherine Davis

 

 

The effect of an 8 month after-school aerobic exercise program on the proportion of liver and visceral fat among sedentary, overweight, or obese children age 8-11 years

   
Brandon Fox

 

Brandon Fox

 

Ryan Harris

 

 

Influence of BH4 on vascular endothelial function in children with cystic fibrosis

   
Hong-Diem Ho

 

Hong-Diem Ho

 

Norman Pollock

 

 

The Effect of Vitamin K2 on Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Function in Obese Adolescents

   
Hena Joshi

 

Hena Joshi

 

Huidong Shi

 

 

Epigenetic modifications in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

   
Susan Kim

 

Susan Kim

 

Haidong Zhu

 

 

Endothelial Progenitor cells and telomerase activity in childhood obesity

   
Anna Legostaev

 

Anna Legostaev

 

Vernon Barnes

 

 

Impact of "I AM FIT' Project on Blood Pressure in Youth

   
Austin Lively

 

Austin Lively

 

Renuka Mehta

 

 

A Pilot Study to Develop and Test a Virtual Reality Human Simulation Training Intervention in Health Literacy Appropriate Communication

   
Adatee Okonkwo

 

Adatee Okonkwo

 

Betty Pace

 

 

Discovery of Novel Fetal Hemoglobin Inducing Drugs to Treat Sickle Cell Disease

   
Bhavi Patel

 

Bhavi Patel

 

Rita Jerath

 

 

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Registry Pilot Study

   
Reena Patel

 

Reena Patel

 

Colleen McDonough

 

 

Correlation between MRI/MRA and TCD in children with Sickle Cell Disease

   
Michael Pham

 

Michael Pham

 

Yanbin Dong

 

 

Vitamin D Supplementation in Obese African American Adolescent and Adults

   
CSSP 2012 Scholar

 

Gloria Sayer

 

Abdullah Kutlar

 

 

Determining the Outcome of Patients who Participated in the STOP/STOP II Studies

   
Rebekah Shaw

 

Rebekah Shaw

 

Theodore Johnson

 

 

IDO Blockade in MIce with Glioma Tumors Treated with Anti-tumor Vaccine Increases Tumor Cell Death

   
Katherine Tison

 

Katherine Tison

 

Renuka Mehta

 

 

An Effective Training Module for Augusta University Students to Improve Health Literacy Communication Skills

   
Claire White

 

Claire White

 

Ryan Harris

 

 

Does increasing Nitric Oxide Bioavailability Improve Blood Flow Regulation in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis?

   
Lydia Youmans

 

Lydia Youmans

 

Shaoyong-Kapuku Su

 

 

Physical activity, body mass index, and major depression: current episode and remission

   
Sara Zadeh

 

Sara Zadeh

 

Chitra Mani

 

 

A study comparing the different methods of superficial body temperature measurement with core body temperature

   

 

Maternal smoking and the economic recession: possible risk factors