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2017 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Mohamed M. Rahouma, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Abstract Title: Lung Cancer Patients Have the Highest Malignancy-Associated Suicide Rate in USA: A Population Based Analysis

Harshani Jayasinghe, BSc
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Abstract Title: Asthma Self-Management Education with Either Regular Healthcare Professional Review or Written Action Plan or Both in Adults: A Cochrane Review

Shawn M. Cohen, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Surrogate Decision-Making Roles and Psychological Distress in Families of Patients Surviving Critical Illness

Cheng Shi Wang, MD
West China Hospital, Sichuan University
Abstract Title: Do Fast Foods Relate to Asthma or Other Allergic Diseases?

Tetyana Kendzerska, MD, PhD
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences/University of Toronto
Abstract Title: Effectiveness and Safety of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Elderly Individuals with Chronic Obstructive Airway Diseases: A Population-Based Study

Rachel Kohn, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Ward Capacity Strain: Defining a New Construct Based on ED Boarding Time and ICU Transfers

Gary E. Weissman, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Inclusion of Unstructured Text Data from Clinical Notes Improves Early Prediction of Death or Prolonged ICU Stay Among Hospitalized Patients

George Anesi, MD
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Duration to Self-Selected Future Quit Date Is Associated with Sustained Smoking Abstinence Rates at 6 Months

Laura J. Spece, MD, MSc
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Association of Cardiac Co-Morbidities with 30-Day Readmission in Veterans with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation

Sushant Govindan, MD
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Differences in Mortality Event Rates After Sepsis: Comparison of 90-Day In-Hospital Mortality, ARDSnet Mortality, and All-Location Mortality, with Implications for RCT Design

Sean Kalra, BA
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Lower Socioeconomic Status Is Associated with Alcohol Related Intensive Care Unit Admission

Bronwen Connolly, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
Guy's and St.Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Abstract Title: Measuring the Metrics of Outcomes in Trials of Physical Rehabilitation During Critical Illness and Recovery; A Systematic Review

Tae Yeon Kim, BA
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Who Is Ready? Factors Associated with Children Being Ready to Independently Carry and Use Quick-Relief Inhalers in School

Janae K. Heath, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Reporting Milestones Within Subspecialty Fellowship Programs: A Cross-Sectional Description of One Institution's Experience

Margaret H. Dennin, BSc
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: The Readiness of Children with Asthma to Carry and Use Their Quick-Relief Inhalers: Can We All Agree?

Last Reviewed: June 2017