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2017 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Tai Pham, MD, PhD, MPH
St Michael's hospital and University of Toronto
Abstract Title: Impact of a Fully Controlled Ventilation in the First Days of ARDS: An Ancillary Analysis of the LUNG SAFE Study

Katherine Janssen, MD
University of Minnesota
Abstract Title: Gender Gap in Critical Care Literature Authorship and Task Force Participation

Sean D. Levy, MD, MS
Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract Title: Elevated Plasma Concentrations of Soluble Suppressor of Tumorigenicity-2 (sST2) Accurately Discriminates Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome from Acute Heart Failure

Barbara C. S. Hamilton, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Abstract Title: Integrated Analysis of Soluble Lipid Mediators in Alveolar Fluid Discriminates ARDS from Hydrostatic Pulmonary Edema

Anthony Greco, MD
Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Initial Trophic Vs. Full Enteral Feeding in Patients with Acute Lung Injury and High Nutritional Risk

Kristen Fisher, MD
Washington University
Abstract Title: Prospective Surveillance of All-Cause Pneumonia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Maddalena Teggia Droghi, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract Title: Titration of Positive End Expiratory Pressure Restores Homogeneous Ventilation in Mechanically Ventilated Hypoxic Obese Patients

Kaushik Parvathaneni, BSc
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Abstract Title: Use of Higher Positive End Expiratory Pressure Relative to the ARDS Network Protocol Is Associated with Decreased Mortality in Children

Heather M. Giannini, MD,MS
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Development and Implementation of a Machine-Learning Algorithm for Early Identification of Sepsis in a Multi-Hospital Academic Healthcare System

Jen Darby, BSc
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Development and Validation of a Hospital Performance Measure for 30-Day Sepsis Mortality

Matthias Felten, MD
Charite-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Abstract Title: Circadian Rhythm Influences the Susceptibility of Mice to Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Erica Merman, MD
University of Toronto
Abstract Title: Differences in Clinical Practice Guideline Committee Membership by Sex

Emily Jonas, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Abstract Title: Utilization of EHR Based Order-Set to Improve Adherence to Lung Protective Ventilation

Jules Audard, MSc
CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Universite d'Auvergne
Abstract Title: Inhibition of the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products Influences Lung Injury and Alveolar Fluid Clearance in a Porcine Model of Acid-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Benjamin Arthurs, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Abstract Title: Unintended Consequences of Passive Alerts in the Electronic Health Records of Critically Ill Patients

Katharine Henry, BSc
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Can Septic Shock Be Identified Early? Evaluating Performance of a Targeted Real-Time Early Warning Score (TREWScore) for Septic Shock in a Community Hospital: Global and Subpopulation Performance

Anna Neumeier, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Longer Interhospital Transfer Times for Critical Care Patients Are Associated with Increased Mortality

Stephane Gaudry, MD
Hôpital Louis Mourier, AP-HP
Abstract Title: Initiation Strategies for Renal Replacement Therapy According to Severity and Septic Shock: A Post-Hoc Analysis of the AKIKI Trial

Erin B. Gettler, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Post-ICU Disability and Cognition Predicted by Nutritional Risk in Adults with Critical Illness

Daniel Kelmenson, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Outcomes Associated with Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy

Sikandar H. Khan, DO
Indiana University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Delirium Severity Assessed by CAM-ICU-7 in the ICU Is a Better Predictor for In-Hospital Mortality Compared to Delirium Duration

Georgios Kitsios, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Abstract Title: Dysbiosis Associated with the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Prospective Cohort Study in Adults

Kristina E. Rudd, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Sepsis Assessment and Identification in Low Resource Settings: The SAILORS Study

Meredith Holub, DO
Rutgers new Jersey Medical School
Abstract Title: Palliative Care in Cirrhosis: A NIS Database Study Looking at Intensive Care Resource Utilization

Reina Suzuki, MD
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: Does Tele-Education Work in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training? A 3-Arm Randomized Trial Comparing Tele-Education, Conventional Education, and Self-Learning Methods

Daniel R. Kievlan, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Identifying High-Risk Suspected Infection Patients Using Serial qSOFA Measurements and Group-Based Trajectory Modeling

Maureen Dziura, MD
Tufts Medical Center
Abstract Title: Physiological Effect of High-Flow Nasal Cannula on Respiratory Pattern and Work of Breathing in Severe COPD Patients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by a generous donation from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - ARDS Foundation

Martin Dres, MD
AP-HP, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière Charles Foix, Service de Pneumologie et Réanimation Médicale
Abstract Title: Effect of High Volume ICUs on Mortality in ARDS Over 15 Years

Melissa A. Warren, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: The RALE Score for Radiographic Assessment of the Quantity of Lung Edema: Association with Clinical Outcomes and Response to Fluid Treatment in ARDS

Last Reviewed: June 2017