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Submissions from 2018-19:

Listed PDF files are abstracts. Please click on each title to access any additional materials that may be available, such as posters or papers (attached under the “Additional Files” section at the bottom of each listing).

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Submissions from 2018-2019

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Clinician Perspectives on Factors Affecting Shared Decision Making about Lung Cancer Screening, Mohammad Abubaker-Sharif; Melissa DiCarlo, MPH, MS; and Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW

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Mental Health and Resilience in Adolescent Refugees Resettled in Philadelphia, Saya Bery; Pia Ghosh, MPH; and Ellen Plumb, MD

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Gene Therapy Reimbursement Models – A Stakeholder Assessment, Aaron Bholé; Matthew Luminais, MSc; and B. A. Sillah, MD, MBA

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Perspectives of Asian/Pacific Islanders on Lung Cancer Screening in Philadelphia: A Qualitative Study, Melissa Chai; Kristine Pham, MPH; and Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES

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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs about Sexual Health and Behavior in Huye, Rwanda, Sara Charles, Lianna Drobatz, and Ryan Dorey

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A Comparison of Screening, Prevention, and Management for Hepatitis B Patients between the US and Chinese Healthcare Systems, Thomas Chen and James D. Plumb, MD

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Mining for Voices: Reframing Hydraulic Fracturing as a Public Health Issue, Benjamin Chipkin, MS and Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH

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Knowledge and Awareness of STD Risk Perception of MSM in Philadelphia, Timothy Chou and Nancy Brisbon, MD

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Peer Assessments May Predict Objective Long-Term Academic Performance, Noah Christian; Yousif Hanna; and John Spandorfer, MD

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Pilot Study of the Physiological Effects of an Integrative Medicine Approach in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gigi Constable; Eleanor Lewis; and Andrew B. Newberg, MD

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More social needs endorsed by caregivers of young children experiencing everyday discrimination, Elizabeth Critchlow; Jennifer Robbins, MD, MPH; George Datto, MD; Tirzah Spencer, PhD; Diane Abatemarco, PhD, MSW; and Thao-Ly Phan, MD, MPH

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Normalized Healthcare Utilization Among Refugees Resettled in Philadelphia, 2007-2016, Kaushal Desai, MPH; Colleen Payton, PhD, MPH, CHES; Kevin Scott, MD; Brandon George, PhD, MS; and Marc Altshuler, MD

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The Impact of Mental Health on Cancer Screening Rates, Chelsea Edirisuriya and Amy Leader, PhD

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Assessing the Accessibility and Integration of Community Resources for Autism in Sri Lanka, Bryce Eng and Krys Foster, MD, MPH

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A Mixed-Methods Refugee Community Health Needs and Assets Assessment, Eleni Florakis; Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES; Abby Cabrera; Kaushal Desai; and Saya Bery

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Opioid-Prescribing Practices for Post-Operative Patients in Otolaryngology: A Multiphasic Quality Improvement Project in a Single Large Institution, Zachary Gandee; Sophia Dang; Alexander N. Duffy; Jonathan C. Li; Tanvi Rana; Brittany Gunville; Tingting Zhan; Elizabeth Cottrill, MD; and David Cognetti, MD

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A Longitudinal Assessment of Change in Blood Pressure Among Participants in the Heart Smarts Program, Kathryn Haskins; Susana Suzrez; Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH; Sandra Sherman, EdD; Michelle Abel, MSPH; and James Plumb, MD, MPH

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Health Needs of Philadelphia’s Latinos through Photovoice, Martin Hehir; Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES; and Caleb Dafilou

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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substance Use Disorders in Title X Facilities: Assessing Barriers, Change of Provider Behavior, and Patient Outcomes, Christian Iversen, MS; Holly Ireland, LCSW-C; and Dickie Lynn Gronseth, MPH

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Housing First for People with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), Ashley Katzenstein and Lara C. Weinstein, MD, MPH, DrPH

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Impact of Physical Activity on Stress Levels and Methadone Maintenance Treatment Outcomes, Praneeja Matta and Robert Sterling, PhD

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Common Practice for Behavioral Health Screening in Pediatric Primary Care Settings, Joseph A. Menand and Mario Cruz, MD

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Patient Perceptions and Expectations About Postoperative Analgesia, Carrie Mok; Nirmal Shah, DO; Stephen F. Goldberg, MD; Amir C. Dayan, MD; Marc Torjman, PhD; and Jaime L. Baratta, MD

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Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting in Philadelphia: A Retrospective Review, Denis Ostick and Lara Weinstein, MD, MPH

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Experiences Following Previous Sexual Trauma of Female SKMC Students, Haritha Reddy and Rickie Brawer, PhD

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Medication Assisted Treatment in the Primary Care Setting: A Prospective Review, Bridget M. Smith and Lara Weinstein, MD

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Signs of Humanity: A Qualitative Exploration of Panhandling in Philadelphia, Alyssa Tate; Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH; Willie Baronet, MFA; Katherine Brierly; Steven Buffer; Kaela Edwards; Zach Fusfeld; Jenna Garret; Nisha George; Nichole Holmes; and Emily Wei

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Medical Respite Care Services for Homeless Patients Discharged from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: A Needs Based Assessment, Taylor Treacy and Lara Weinstein, MD

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Quality Improvement for the JeffMD Clinical Experience Program, Chloe Virgil; Emily Romano; Sara Goldstein, MSW, LSW; and Rhea E. Powell, MD, MPH

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Total Body Skin Exams: Sensitivity, Specificity, and Number Needed to Screen, Shayan Waseh; Michael Bui; Audra Hugo; Alexander Sherban; and Elizabeth Jones, MD

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Advocating for support for families of pregnant and parenting women impacted by the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, Caitlin Weiss and Rosemarie Halt, RPh, MPH

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Economic Impact and Health Disparities of Firearm Injuries Treated within the Thomas Jefferson University Health System, Christina Wohler and Stanton Miller, MD

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Demographics, support opportunities, and self-reported well-being of patients presenting for hepatitis C treatment at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Philadelphia, Dina Zaret, C. Coleman, M. Dorshimer, J. Kostman, L. Magaldi, T. Preston, R. Rivera, and S. Trooskin

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Rethinking Rethinking Emergency Response to Mass Casualty Incidents: Disaster Medicine Education and the Role of Medical Students, Claire Zurlo and Edward Jasper, MD, MPH