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29th Annual Research Forum - April 22, 2021

Every year, KU School of Medicine-Wichita holds a Research Forum for students, residents and faculty, as well as anyone interested in community health and medical research, to present and discuss research projects and facilitate research collaboration.



Honors Student Oral Presentations


"Campers and Camp Counselors with Type 1 Diabetes: A Cross-Sectional Study" presented by Stephanie Hassouneh
"Preventive Care Utilization Among Rural vs. Urban Young Adult Women 12 Months Prior to Pregnancy" presented by Reece Burns
"Post-Stroke Pneumonia: Factors Associated with Readmission Within 90 Days of Stroke Discharge" presented by Tiffany Bouddhara
"Impact of Infectious Disease Consultation on S. aureus Bacteremia Mortality at Ascension Via Christi Hospitals" presented by Tiffany Killblane
"Improving Stewardship of Clostridioides difficile Testing with EMR and Provider Phone Calls" presented by Joseph Joslin
"Abdominal Vascular Injuries: Outcomes and Treatment Options at a Single Level 1 Trauma Center" presented by David Kurt
"Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Sepsis Patients with and Without Subsequent Septic Shock" presented by Grace Falk

Resident Poster Winner
"Cloth Mask with Window as an Alternative to Opaque Mask for Students with Speech, Language, and Hearing Deficits During COVID-19 Pandemic"
First Author: Aruna Deepthi Markonda Patnaik, M.D.
Department: Pediatrics
Additional Authors: Yang-Seon Kim, Ph.D., Paul Teran, M.D., Pratik Pandey, Stephanie Kuhlmann, D.O., Julian Dedeaux, Ph.D., Kari Harris, M.D.

Case Reports

We follow the American College of Physicians (ACP) guidelines for case reports. For helpful articles and checklists about presenting a case report, visit the ACP website.

Also try these examples of good case report posters:

Clear, Concise, Bulleted Conclusion

Use of Images and a Take Home Message

For a critical article regarding the importance of case reports, try Lack of Data.


For tips on how to create your poster and what content to include, click here. If your project was funded, be sure to acknowledge your funding source. Public Affairs has templates available to assist you in creating your poster.

Research Poster Templates

Questions regarding the forum can be directed to the Office of Research at

Last modified: Apr 28, 2021