Research Day 2021

5th Annual Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences Research Day 

April 21, 2021 

The Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences welcomes you to our 5th Annual DFMPHS Research Day virtual event page. Research Day is an opportunity for our Faculty, Residents, Trainees, and Students to showcase their outstanding scholarly work. Below we present the DFMPHS Research Day Program, which includes all accepted abstracts, this year's student awardees, a brief presentation of the keynote panel presenters' work, and the oral and poster presentations prepared by presenters. We invite you to asynchronously view the Research Day event via video recording

Keynote Panel 

This year's event was centered on APHA's annual theme, Building Bridges for Better Health. Here we have highlighted three local programs that exemplify the community-based, public health work DFMPHS aims to foster in our medicine and pub

lic health trainees. We congratulate Dr. Teena Chopra, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Wayne State University, Dr. Steven Korzeniewski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, and Cindy Eggleton, CEO, Brilliant Detroit. Click the links below to learn more about the amazing work of these public health warriors. 

Teena Chopra, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, DIvision of Infectious Disease, Wayne State University - "The Covid-19 Pandemic: From the Lens of a Hospital Epidemiologist, Infectious Diseases Physician and a Mom"

Steven J. Korzeniewski, PhD, Associate Profesor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University - "COVID-19 Related Mortality in Detroit: From the First Wave Through the First Year" 

Cindy Eggleton, CEO, Brilliant Detroit - "Community Driven Response to COVID"

Oral Presentations 

Of the thirty-one accepted abstracts, two were identified as excellent overall abstracts and received an abstract award. These abstracts were invited to given an oral presentation. Click the links below to see these amazing public health warriors' work. 

"Cost-effective Methods of Increasing Heart Failure Clinic Follow-up to Decrease Hospital Readmission within 30 days of Discharge"

"Improving Health Behaviors in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men at Risk of Contracting HIV Using Motivational Interviewing: A Patient-Centered Approach" 

Poster Presentations

Twenty-seven trainee and two DFMPHS faculty abstracts were selected for poster presentations. Posters were categorized by theme and placed in Zoom breakout rooms respective to the theme. 

Behavioral Health & Intervention

"Assessing the Acceptability of an eHealth Intervention to Improve Diabetes Care among Emerging Adults with Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes"

"Engagement in Heart Health Education and Blood Pressure Control Led by Community Health Workers in an African-American Majority Community: Implications for Medication Adherence"

"NEW HORIZONS: An Adapted Sexual Health, Behavioral Skills Intervention for African American Female Youth"

"Exploring Cell Phone Use for Extended HIV Care"

Mental Health or Wellness

"Mental Health and Substance Use Behaviors for a Multi-Site Sample of Youth Living with HIV Starting Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)"

"Buffering Against Depressive Symptoms in Response to Community Violence"

"#MeToo at WSU Revisited: Victimization's Indirect Relationships with Food Addiction Symptoms"

"Attachment Style Predicts Coping in Older African American Adults"

"Improving Resident Wellness Through a Formal Wellness Curriculum"

Healthcare Training & Workforce 

"Fit Test Feasibility in Using an Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirator (EHMR) in Healthcare Workers in Response to a Simulated Public Health Emergency: A Randomized Controlled Trial"

"Effectiveness of Rapid Training on Using an Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirator (EHMR) for Healthcare Workers (HCWs) in a Simulated Public Health Emergency: A Demonstrative Randomized Clinical Trial"

"Using Case-Based Teaching to Increase Confidence in Managing Controlled Substances During the COVID Pandemic"

"The Modified Interactive Journal Club: increase resident satisfaction and engagement with scholarly journal clubs"

"Applying Visual Health Information Communication Materials for Patient Education and Clinical Reasoning" 

Healthcare Training & Patient Care

"A Revised Health Disparities Curriculum for Family Medicine Residents"

"An Educational Intervention to Reduce Inappropriate Testing for Hospital-Acquired Clostridium difficile Infection"

"The Impact of a Redesigned Patient Whiteboard on the Incidence of Delirium in Hospitalized Patients"

"Improving Fall Rates at Ascension Providence Rochester Hopsital"

"Observation status patient Discharge Oprimization in the setting of an Academic Residency Program"

Health Seeking Behavior & Patient Care

"The association between neonatal adverse events with length of stay in the NICU: a race matter?"

"Pregnant women and the ER: Assessing variables predicting ER use"

"Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Testing in a Clinic Based Population fo Women with Breast Cancer"

"Cervical Cancer Screening Rate Disparities Among Male and Female Residents"

"Assessing and Improving Pediatric Well Child Visits Within a Family Medicine Residency Clinic"

"Quality Improvement Initiative Assessing and Improving Continuity of Care Utilizing Care Teams within a Family Medicine Residency Clinic"

Community Engagement & Community Health

"Recruitment and Retention During Community Engaged Research: Lessons Learned from the Family-Pediatrician Partnership Community Advisory Board"

"Adapting Boot Camp Translation Methodology to be Responsive to the COVID-19 Pandemic"

"Substance Use Disorder Care Facilities in Detroit: A Geographic Analysis"

"Developing a System for Coding Food Receipt Data from Multiple Points of Purchase to Better Understand Within Group Risk Factors for Obesity Among Preschoolers from Low-income Backgrounds"