Annual Pediatric Research and Career Development Symposium

The Annual Pediatric Research and Career Development Symposium showcases the local clinical, basic and translational research conducted by our fellows and junior faculty at Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Annual Research Conferences

Keynote Presentation: “Developing a Personal Playbook for Addressing Unanswered Questions in Your Field” 

Shannon L. Meeks, MD
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist,
Program Medical Director of Hemostasis/Thrombosis,
Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Professor of Pediatrics,
Emory University School of Medicine

Recording of Keynote Presentation

Photos from the event


Program Guide

Abstract Book
 

Recipients of the Clinton Joiner Career Development Awards:

Best Basic Science Oral Presentation

  • Antenatal Butyrate Supplementation Reduces Postnatal Gastrointestinal Injury in a Murine Model of Colitis 
    Barbian, Maria;
    Owens, Joshua; Naudin, Crystal; Denning, Patricia; Patel, Ravi; and Jones, Rheinallt.

Best Basic Science Poster Presentation

  • F5-Atlanta: A novel mutation in F5 associated with enhanced East Texas splicing and FV-short production
    Zimowski, Karen;
    Petrillo, Teodolinda; Ho, Michelle D;  Wechsler Julie; Shields Jordan; Denning, Gabriela Denning; Jhita, Navdeep; Rivera, Angel A; Escobar Miguel A; Kempton, Christine L; Camire, Rodney M; and Doering Christopher B.

Best Clinical & Outcomes Research Oral Presentation

  • Complement Activation during Vaso-Occlusive PainCrisis in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease 
    Yoo, Justin;
    Graciaa, Sara; Jones, Jayre; Zuo, Zoey; Arthur, Connie; Leong, Traci; Joiner, Clinton; Stowell, Sean; and Chonat, Satheesh

Best Clinical & Outcomes Research Poster Presentation

  • Feasibility of the Virtual Reality (VR) based  Pediatric Display Enhanced Testing for Cognitive Impairment (PeDETECT) and mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) tool to assess concussion in the pediatric emergency department (ED)
    Grell, Robert;
    LaPlaca, Michelle; Wright, David; Simon, Harold K.; Yu, Austin; Hurley, Dylan; Murthy, Naina; Kulkarni, Megha; Santos, Justin; Sarnaik, Avnee; Waldon, Emma; Zafar, Farzina; Egbosiuba, Maureen; and Morris, Claudia R

 

Sponsored by the NICHD supported Atlanta Pediatric Scholars Program, K12HD072245

Materials from the August 4, 2020 Pediatric Research and Career Development Symposium where we showcased the local clinical, basic and translational research conducted by our fellows and junior faculty.

Post Survey Link

Recording of Morning Clinical Research Session

Recording of Key Note and Basic Science Session

Program/Detailed Agenda

Abstract Book

Clinical Posters and Zoom Room Links (11:20 am - 12:20 am)

Basic Science Posters and Zoom Room Links (3:15 pm to 4:00 pm)

Directory of Participants

Oral and Poster Award Winners

Agenda Overview:

9 am to 12:30 pm— Clinical Research Poster & Oral Presentations

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm—Key Note Speaker- Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Childhood Infections & Vaccines, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, Emory Healthcare, Associate Professor, Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

"My path as a pediatric physician scientist: the tortoise and the hare"

1:30 pm to 4:15 pm —  Basic Science Research Poster &  Oral Presentations

Sponsored by the NICHD supported Atlanta Pediatric Scholars Program, K12HD072245

Special Keynote Speaker:
“Reflections on a Career in Pediatric HIV/AIDS:  From America to Africa and Back Again”

Mark W. Kline, M.D.
Physician-in-Chief
Texas Children’s Hospital

J.S. Abercrombie Professor and Chairman
Ralph D. Feigin Endowed Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

Agenda

Oral Presenter Biographical Sketches

Abstract Book
 

Recording of the Oral and Keynote Presentations

 

Sponsored by the NICHD supported Atlanta Pediatric Scholars Program, K12HD072245