Research Learning Community Seminar Series

The Research Learning Community (RLC) Seminar Series (formerly known as the Translational Research Lectures) provides a monthly venue where Wright State medical students and faculty can present talks about their current work and discuss research opportunities. RLC Lectures are held on Thursdays in Room 120 White Hall unless otherwise noted. All BSOM faculty and students are invited to attend. We welcome your participation! For more information, contact Amber McCurdy (amber.mccurdy@wright.edu).

2014-15

Date Title/Speakers

Oct. 2

An Overview of Medical Student Summer Research Experiences” featured presentations by several WSU medical students who participated in research projects over the previous summer.

Nov. 20

“Research In Medical Education” featured Nicole Borges, Ph.D., who discussed hot topics in medical education research and medical education journals, as well as examples of research currently being done at Wright State.

Jan. 22

Speaker - TBD

Feb. 19

Speaker - TBD

March

Date - TBD

April

Date - TBD

April 8

Medical Student Research Symposium

2013-14

Time & Location Title/Speakers Resources Media

September 26, 2013
6:00-8:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Seminar 1
Medical Student Perspectives on Research

Christopher Heid (M3)
Injury Patterns Following All-Terrain Vehicle Crashes
Coauthors: Priti Parikh, Ph.D.; Ronald Markert, Ph.D.; and A. Peter Ekeh, M.D., M.P.H. (WSU Department of Surgery)
First presented at the 14th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery in Lyon, France (May 2013)

Ryan Schwieterman (M3)
Predicting Aneurysmal Rupture Rates: Are Smaller Aneurysms Really Less Apt To Bleed and Does Morphology Matter?
Coauthors: John Terry, M.D.; Ronald Markert Ph.D.; and Bryan Ludwig, M.D. (WSU Department of Neurology)
First presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in San Diego (March 2013)

Kevin Bree (M2)
The Role of Cellular Aging on Atrial Fibrillation
Research mentors: Arshad Jahangir, M.D.,  and Ekhson Holmuhamedov, Ph.D. (Center for Integrative Research on Cardiovascular Aging,  Aurora Healthcare/St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee)

Building Research Into Your Medical Education
A panel discussion with Robbie Beaulieu (M4), Cathy Ullman (M4), Kyle Davis (M4), and Adam Deardorff (M.D./Ph.D. candidate, moderator)

Schwieterman abstract  

October 24, 2013
4:00-7:00 p.m.
156 Student Union

Held in conjunction with the 2013 Central Research Forum

RLC Seminar 2
Building a Translational Research Collaboration in Orthopaedic Surgery

Richard Laughlin, M.D., Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dana Duren, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Community Health

Arthur Pickoff, M.D. (moderator), Interim Associate Dean for Research Affairs

Data Blitz
Mark Rich, M.D., Ph.D. (moderator), Professor of Neuroscience, Cell Biology & Physiology
Fifteen presenters will get two minutes each (using NO Powerpoint slides!) to tell the audience why they should take a closer look at the presenter's research during the CRF poster session.

CRF 2013 Program (DOCX)

Keynote Speaker Video (web stream)

December 5, 2013
4:00-6:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Seminar 3
Family Medicine Research and Quality Improvement in the Patient Centered Medical Home Model

Donald L. Clark, M.D., Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Elisabeth Righter, M.D., Associate Professor of Family Medicine

WSU medical students Brent Aebi (M3) and Ben Scherer (M4), WSU Department of Family Medicine

Patient-Centered Medical Home at Wright State Physicians

 

January 30, 2014
4:00-6:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Seminar 4
Research in Surgical Simulation and Training

Caroline Cao, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical, Industrial, & Human Factors Engineering

Ergonomics in Remote Environments Laboratory (EREL) at WSU  

February 27, 2014
4:00-6:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Seminar 5
Medical Education Research at WSU

Nicole Borges, Ph.D. (session organizer)

  • “Case Vignette and Slide-Based Pathology Modules Improve Student Understanding of Disease Processes” by Smita Krishnamurthy, M.D., assistant professor of pathology and dermatology*; Paul G. Koles, M.D., associate professor and chair of pathology and associate professor of surgery; and Nicole J. Borges, Ph.D.; and
  • “Use of Modified Peer Instruction Sessions in an Introductory Pathobiology and Pharmacology Course” by Mary Jo Trout, Pharm.D., RPh., BCPS, director of therapeutics curriculum and assistant professor  of geriatrics and pharmacology & toxicology*; Nicole J. Borges, Ph.D.; and Paul G. Koles, M.D.
  • “Assessment of Medical Students’ Proficiency in Dermatology: Are Medical Students Adequately Prepared to Diagnose and Treat Common Dermatologic Conditions” by Cathy Ulman, MSIV*; Bruce Binder, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of family medicine; and Nicole J. Borges, Ph.D.;
  • “Use of Peer Instruction in an Interactive Medical Histology Laboratory” by Maria H. H. Balch, M.S. student in neuroscience, cell biology and physiology*; Sara N. Hawes, MSIV; Nicole J. Borges Ph.D.; and Larry Ream, Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology; and
  • “Midwest U.S. Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward, and Knowledge of LGBT Health Issues” by Jeffrey Zabinski, M.SS.A., M.A, MSIV; Sabrina M. Neeley, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of community health*; Brenda Roman, M.D., professor of psychiatry and assistant dean for curriculum development; Jim Medder, M.D., M.P.H., University of Nebraska College of Medicine; Gary L. Beck, Ph.D., University of Nebraska College of Medicine; Jeffrey L. Emrich, M.S., Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa; and Dawn Bragg, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin.
   
April 10, 2014
5:45-8:00 p.m.
101 White Hall & Atrium

2014 Medical Student Research Symposium


See 2013 Proceedings (PDF) for the scope of medical student research presented at this annual event

 

2012-13

Time/Location

Title/Speakers

Readings

September 27, 2012
6:00-8:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

 

RLC Lecture 1
Student Pathways to International Research

"Participating in an International Research Conference: Getting Your Feet Wet While Eating Crêpes"
Shaina Hecht (MS 3) & Kyle Davis (MS 3)

"Motor Neuron Ion Channels after Nerve Injury"
Adam Deardorff (M.D./Ph.D. student)

World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress
Paris, France

International Motoneuron Meeting 2012
Sydney, Australia
 

October 25, 2012
6:00-8:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Lecture 2

"Health Disparities Research in Pediatrics"
Shalini Forbis, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
WSU Department of Pediatrics

"Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis: Is There a Link Between Disease Control and Self Efficacy?"
Jenn Rammel, M.P.H. (MS4).

 

November 29, 2012
4:00-5:30 p.m.
156 Student Union

Held in conjunction with the 2012 Central Research Forum

RLC Lecture 3
Transplant Surgery Research at WSU

R. Brian Stevens, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Transplant Surgery; Director, Miami Valley Hospital Transplant Program

Lucile Wrenshall, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery; Medical Director, Living Donor Program, Miami Valley Hospital

Data Blitz - Mark Rich, M.D., Ph.D., moderator
Ten presenters will get two minutes each (using just one overhead transparency) to tell the audience why they should take a closer look at the presenter's research during the CRF poster session.

 

February 7, 2013
4:00-6:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Lecture 4
Public Health Research at WSU

"Overview of Population Health Research"
Sabrina Neeley, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Community Health

"Analysis of Tdap and Influenza Vaccination of Pregnant and Postpartum Women from 2009-2011"
Colleen McCormick (MS4 M.D./M.P.H. student)

 

March 7, 2013
4:00-6:00 p.m.
120 White Hall

 

RLC Lecture 5
Medical Education Research at WSU

Nicole Borges, Ph.D. (session organizer)
(* speaker):

“Do We Need Traditional Cadaver Dissection in an Integrated Problem-based Learning Medical Course?” by Barbara Kraszpulska, Ph.D.*, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Shanika Ranasinghe, MSIV.

“Use of an Audience Response System (ARS) in an Interactive Histology Laboratory” by Larry Ream, Ph.D.*, Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Patrick Feasel*, MSIV.

“Is There a Right Way to Study for Medical School Exams? How Medical Students’ Personal and Academic Habits Affect Their Exam Performance” by Cathy Ulman, MSIII.

“Evaluating Student Perceptions of Clinical Quality and Safety: an Interdisciplinary and International Study” by Lakshman Swamy, MSIV*, Colleen McCormick, MSIV, Arvind Suguness, MSIV, Jake McKeegan, MSIV, Karen Kirkham, M.D., Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Nicole Borges, Ph.D., Professor, Community Health.

“Extending Healer’s Art:  Developing a Finding Meaning in Medicine Group for 3rd and 4th Year Medical Students” by Meaghan Ebetino, MSIV, Sonya Hovsepian, MSIV*, Colleen McCormick, MSIV, Evangline Andarsio, M.D., Miami Valley Hospital, Karen Kirkham, M.D., Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Mike Rabow, University of California- San Francisco.

 

April 4, 2013
5:45-8:00 p.m.
101 White Hall & Atrium

Held in conjunction with the  2013 Medical Student Research Symposium

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

 

2010-11

Time/Location Title/Speakers Readings

Sept. 30, 2010
120 White Hall

 

Translational Research Lecture 1
“Building Careers based on the Scientific Method”

Timothy Cope, Ph.D.
Mark Rich, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, & Physiology


 

October 26, 2010
E156 Student Union

Held in conjunction with 2010 Central Research Forum

Translational Research Lecture 2
“Practice-Based Research at SOARnet”

William Spears, Ph.D.
Gregory Eberhart, M.D.
Miryoung Lee, Ph.D.
Meaghan Ebetino (M3 student)

Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health
 

SOARnet website


 

December. 2, 2010
120 White Hall

Translational Research Lecture 3
"Year-Out Research Experiences"

Kristine Busse (M4 student)

 

February 22, 2011
120 White Hall

Translational Research Lecture 4
"Medical Education Research at WSU"

Nicole Borges, P.h.D.
Brenda Roman, M.D.
Gary Nieder, Ph.D.
Micah Prochaska (M4 student)
Heather Rodabaugh (M4 student)
Adam Deardorff (M.D./Ph.D. student)

Medical education research as translational science. Sci Transl Med. 2010 Feb 17; 2(19):19cm8.

NIH Clinical Center Grand Rounds (Videocast/podcast episode 2011-06)
Contemporary Clinical Medicine/Great Teachers: "Medical Education Research as Translational Science" by Diane Wayne, M.D.

April 21, 2011
White Hall Atrium
5:45-8:00 p.m.

Medical Student Research Symposium

 
Last edited on 03/24/2015.