Surgery Resident Research Day 2023 winners

Department of Surgery residents present diverse research projects

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The Department of Surgery was honored to welcome Ahmed Ghazi, MD as visiting professor for the 20th Annual Resident Research Day on Thursday, April 27. Dr. Ghazi is an Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Division at the Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Ghazi is an innovator in the field of surgical simulation training, and made a presentation about teaching medical students and residents using surgical simulation. 



He also spent the previous two days with the Division of Urology conducting simulation labs. His presentation on Thursday was followed by the Resident Research competition. This year, 15 residents presented projects from the podium and 7 residents presented posters. These were adjudicated by faculty and the results were:


1 RRD2023-9374 1st place
1st place—Justin Davis, MD, PGY2 Plastic Surgery 

Co-authors: Peaches Dozier; Carrie Harrison; Michelle Randle; Michael Neumeister, MD; Nicole Sommer, MD

Title: Prevention of heterotopic ossification in burns in a Mouse Model

2 RRD2023-9502 2nd Place
2nd place—Lauren Woldanski, MD, PGY3 Plastic Surgery

PI: James Winters, MD     
Title: The Osteoinductive Potential of Decellularized Bone with LGR+ Rat Epithelial Stem Cells in a Fibrin Glue Scaffold 

3 RRD2023-9498 3rd place
3rd place—Adam Lipson, MD, PGY6 Neurosurgery

PI: Jeffrey Cozzens, MD     
Title: The Influence of Extent of Resection on Overall Survival in Individuals with Glioblastoma: A Single Center Study



Top poster—J. Ross Bailey, MD, PGY4 Orthopedics     
Co-authors: James Lieber, MD; John Horberg, MD; Ronald Romanelli, MD     
Title: Uni- Or Not Uni-?: Long Term Survivorship Of Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

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