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Congratulations to the 2024 Warshaw Fellow and Buchter Resident Research Awardees!

Congratulations to the following fellows and residents whose research projects were selected for funding in the eighth cycle of the Warshaw Fellow Research Awards and Buchter Resident Research Awards.

These awards are named in honor of Dr. Barry Warshaw, Vice Chair of Education and Dr. Susie Buchter, Residency Program Director, for their pioneering and tireless efforts cultivating fellows and residents in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine.


  • Erika Choi, "SMART Goal Setting for Increasing Physical Activity Levels in Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: a Randomized Controlled Intervention Study using Accelerometers"
  • Goeto Dantes, "Microbiome analysis of neonates with spontaneous intestinal perforation vs necrotizing enterocolitis following mucous fistula refeeding"
  • Mary Ellen Fain, "Non-invasive assessment of upper and lower airway inflammatory markers in pediatric patients with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia"
  • Erin Frost, "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, and Bone Marrow Failure: Evaluating Factors that Impact Completion of Transplant Following Initial Referral"
  • Sadie Mason, "Investigating access to, and impact of, hematopoietic cell transplant on morbidity and mortality of children with sickle cell disease"


  • Andrea Colarelli, "The Impact of Antenatal Butyrate Supplementation on Neonatal Offspring Intestinal Barrier"
  • Ronak Dave, "Evaluating the efficacy and safety of eculizumab for hyperhemolysis in sickle cell disease"
  • Arman Jahangiri, "Neuronal Response to Pediatric Brain Tumor Invasion in a Novel Organoid Human Brain Slice Model"
  • Annabelle Rowland, "Environmental Justice Index and Healthcare Utilization in Pediatric Patients with Asthma"