Array of blue ribbons

Congratulations to our winners and all who participated!


Original- Poster Presentations


Honorable Mention                                                                    $150.00

Comparison of Vancomycin Dosing Practices with AUC/MIC vs. Traditional Dosing

Presenter: Michaela Davis, PharmD - Pharmacy

              Preceptor: Jessica Robinson, PharmD


3rd Place -                                                                                      $250.00

Evaluation of Overcorrection of Hyponatremia in the Intensive Care Unit

Presenter: Rachel Cruickshank, PharmD - Pharmacy

Preceptor: Jennifer Chaffin, PharmD



2nd Place-                                                                                      $350.00

Follow Up Skeletal Surveys in Suspected Non-Accidental Trauma;

Yield and Examining Current Clinical Practice in Southern West Virginia

Presenter: Umer Muhammad, MD – Pediatrics

Preceptor:  Sharon Istfan, MD


1st Place                                                                                                                           $500.00

Outcomes Following Same Day Discharge Post-RALP in the Post- COVID19 Era

              Presenter: Mary Novak, DO

              Preceptor:  Samuel Deem, DO



Case - Poster Presentations


3rd Place - TIE                                                                             $250.00

          LCV Inflammation

            Presenter: Joseph Del Zotto, DO – Emergency Medicine

            Preceptor:  Amy Hunt, DO


3rd Place - TIE                                                                             $250.00

Why Can’t I Breathe? Dapsone Induced Methemoglobinemia in Child with Leukemia

Presenter: Adam Whiteley, MD - Pediatrics

            Preceptor:  Sana Farooki, MD


2nd Place                                                                             $350.00

CLOVES Syndrome

Presenter: Brittany Crabtree, MD – Obstetrics and Gynecology

Preceptor:  Byron Calhoun, MD


1st Place                                                                              $500.00

A Rare Case of Pulmonary Mucormycosis in an Immunocompetent Patient

            Presenter: Syed Kashif Mahmood, MD – Pulmonary & Critical Care

            Preceptor:  Loay Al-Asadi, MD



Oral - Original Presentations


Honorable Mention                                                           $200.00

              Barriers to Healthcare Utilization for Medical Students in West Virginia

              Presenter: Salamatu Momoh – Medical Student - WVU

            Preceptor:  Adina Bowe, MD


3rd Place                                                                              $350.00

Impact of Statins and Non-selective Beta-blockers In Hepatic Encephalopathy And Ascites Events In Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis: A Nationwide Analysis

Presenter: Julton Tomanguillo Chumbe, MD – Internal Medicine

Preceptor:  Nadeem Anwar, MD


2nd Place                                                                             $500.00

Blowing Up the Risks of Barotrauma with COVID-19

              Presenter: Elizabel Thomas, MD – Everest Research Fellow

            Preceptor: Rayan Ihle, MD


1st Place                                                                               $750.00


Long-term Durability and Clinical Outcome of Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Carotid Endarterectomy with ACUSEAL PTFE Patching vs Pericardial Patching

            Presenter: Andrew Lee, MD – Vascular Surgery

Preceptor:   Zachary AbuRahma, DO


Oral - Case Presentations

Honorable Mention- TIE                                                            $150.00

A Hidden Culprit: A Rare Case of Daptomycin Associated Hepatoxicity

            Presenter: Anhthu Trinh – Medical Student - WVU

            Preceptor: Atul Singh, DO


Honorable Mention - TIE                                                           $150.00

Idiopathic Resistant Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Histopathologic

Diagnosis and Treatment

            Presenter: Anthony Chen – Medical Student - WVU

Preceptor:  Kathleen Bors, MD


3rd Place (TIE)                                                                                            $250.00

Rare Case of Donor Associated Malignancy After Renal Transplant  

            Presenter: William Sebastian – Medical Student - WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

Preceptor:  Khawaja O. Omar, MD


3rd Place (TIE)                                                                                            $250.00

A Rare Vascular Anomaly Causing Compartment Syndrome

of the Lower Extremity

            Presenter: Kimberly Seal, DO – Vascular Surgery

            Preceptor:  Meghan Jordan, MD


2nd Place                                                                             $350.00

         “There’s a Worm in Her Neck” -Cutaneous Myiasis in a 3-month-old in the US

              Presenter: Meredith Garst, DO - Pediatrics

            Preceptor: Nimish Mehta, MD


1st Place                                                                              $500.00

          Rumpel-Leede Phenomenon in COVID-19

            Presenter: Hannah Marvin, DO – Emergency Medicine

            Preceptor:  Steven Berry, MD