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Grant In Aid Awardees

2012–2013
Defining the Rural HIV Epidemic in South Carolina: Correlation of patient survey results and standard rural definitions
Awardee: Babatunde Edun, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Co-Investigators: Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Dr.PH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Director, Health Sciences Research Core, University of South Carolina
  Medha Vyavaharkar, PhD, MPH, MD, DNB, Research Assistant Professor Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
  Sharon Weissman, MD Associate Professor of Medicine University of South Carolina, Program Director Infectious Disease Fellowship, Department of Medicine

Retrospective Review of Cause of Death (COD) in HIV-Infected Patients in South Carolina using the CoDe Protocol
Awardee: Sean Cook, MD, Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Co-Investigators: Sharon Weissman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine & Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program USC, Department of Internal Medicine
  SHelmut Albrecht, MD, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine

Azithromycin and the risk of cardiovascular death: A medication safety evaluation using data from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Awardee: Gowtham A. Rao, MD PhD, MPH, Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Co-Investigators: Joshua R. Mann MD, MPH, Associate Professor and Program Director, Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
  Scott Strayer MD, MPH, Professor, Interim Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
  Charles L. Bennett, MD, PhD, MPP, CoEE Endowed Chair in Medication Safety and Efficacy, Frank P. and Josie M. Fletcher Professor of Pharmacy, South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Laminectomy with non-instrumented fusion for adult degenerative scoliosis with stenosis: Complications and outcomes
Awardee: Kristen M. Nathe, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Investigators: Gregory Grabowski, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2011–2012

Retrospective Review of Cause of Death (COD) in HIV-Infected Patients in South Carolina using the CoDe Protocol

Awardee: Sean Cook, MD, Fellow Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Co-Investigators: Yasir Ahmed, MD, Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  Sharon Weissman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine & Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program USC, Department of Internal Medicine
  R. David Parker, PhD, Assistant Professor USC, Department of Internal Medicine

Biomechanical Testing of Proximal Tibia Salter-Harris 1 and 2 Fracture Fixation Correct and Incorrect Screw Placement

Awardee: Michael A. Kanwisher, MD, Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Investigator: Kristen M. Nathe, MD, Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  Christopher R. Hydorn, MD, Faculty Advisor, Moore Orthopaedics

Biomechanical Testing of Distal Femur Salter-Harris 1 and 2 Fracture Fixation with Various Pin and Screw Construct Patterns

Awardee: Kristen M. Nathe, MD, Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Investigator:

Michael A. Kanwisher, MD, Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Christopher R. Hydorn, MD, Faculty Advisor, Moore Orthopaedics


Pyogenic Diskitis and Vertebral Osteomyelitis Study, Palmetto Health Richland

Awardee: Wajid Siddiqui, MD, Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Co-Investigators: Arash Poursina, MD, Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  Sharon Weissman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine & Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program USC, Department of Internal Medicine
  R. David Parker, PhD, Assistant Professor USC, Department of Internal Medicine

2010–2011

Effects of Low-Dose Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-ld) on Physicians and Nurses

Awardee: Shannon Hansen, MD, Department of Neuropsychiatry
Co-Investigator: Shilpa Srinivasan, MD, Department of Neuropsychiatry

Reduction of a Constrained Total Hip Arthroplasty:  Description of Technique and Biomechanical Analysis

Awardee: Mary Foley Finn, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Investigator: Frank R. Voss, MD, Program Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Moving and Losing:  A Pilot Study Incorporating Physical Activity to Decrease Obesity in the Pediatric Population

Awardee: Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, Department of Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Co-Investigators: Martin Durkin, MD, Medical Director of Research, Palmetto Health Research Administration
  Louisa Houston, BS, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics
  Lisa Gallo Knight, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics
  Jason Hawn, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  James R. Stallworth, MD, Department of Pediatrics

Prevalence, characteristics, and clinical significance of normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism encountered in a large community teaching hospital

Awardee: Matthew Shlapack, MD, Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine
Co-Investigator: Ali A. Rizvi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine

Evaluation of a Novel Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Device Versus Conventional Hand Guided Ultrasound For Central Vascular Access

Awardee: Jared Marx, MD, Ultrasound Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Investigators: Robinson Ferre, MD, Ultrasound Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine
  Justin Mitchell, MD, Pulmonary Fellow, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  Patrick Hunt, MD, Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
  William B. Owens, MD, Medical Director, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine