Past Scholars

Anne Kirby, PhD, OTR/L

Anne Kirby, PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Suicide in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Identifying At-Risk Individuals to Advance Precision Medicine

Mentors

Hilary Coon, PhD

Deborah A. Bilder, MD

Megan Reynolds, PhD

Megan Reynolds, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Social Protection and Health

Mentors

Ming Wen, PhD

Ken Smith, PhD

Adam Bress, PharmD, MS

Adam Bress, PharmD, MS

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy
University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Genetic ancestry and antihypertensive medication responses in African Americans

Mentors

Lynn B. Jorde, PhD
Rachel Hess, MD, MS

Kailah Davis, PhD

Kailah Davis, PhD

Senior Health Informaticist
Utah Department of Health

Research Project Title

Enhance public health surveillance systems using advance computational methods

Publications 

Mentor

Julio Facelli, PhD

Adam de Havenon, MD

Adam de Havenon, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Midodrine for Ischemic Stroke with Penumbra

Mentor

Jennifer Marjersik, MD, MS

Noah Kolb, MD

Noah Kolb, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Development of a Personalized Medicine Approach to Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy

Mentor

Albert Gordon Smith, MD

Robert Schlaberg, MD, MPH

Robert Schlaberg, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Metagenomics for Improved Diagnosis in Children <5 Years

Mentor

Andy Pavia, MD

Adam M. Spivak, MD

Adam M. Spivak, MD

Instructor
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Immune Activation as a Factor Influencing HIV-1 Latent Reservoir Size

Mentor

Vincent Planelles, PhD

Cindy Matsen, MD

Cindy Matsen, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery, Utah Department of Health

Research Project Title

An Intervention to Improve Decision Role Concordance Amongst Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients

Mentor

Kimberly Kaphingst, ScD

Adam L Hersh, MD, PhD

Adam L Hersh, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing & Outcomes in Children Through Stewardship

Mentor

Andrew T. Pavia, MD

Deanna L. Kepka, PhD, MPH, MA

Deanna L. Kepka, PhD, MPH, MA

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, University of Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Research Project Title

Assessment of Parent & Health Care System Factors Related to Low HPV Vaccination Uptake in Utah

Mentor

Kathi Mooney, PhD, RN

Nicolas E. Johnson, MD

Nicolas E. Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Progression & Clinical Endpoints in Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

Mentor

A. Gordon Smith, MD

Lance E. Davidson, PhD

Lance E. Davidson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah

Research Project Title

Mechanisms of Surgically-Induced Diabetes Remission

Mentor

Donald McClain, MD, PhD

Tracy M. Frech, MD

Tracy M. Frech, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Heritability of Systemic Sclerosis: A Population-Based Study

Mentor

Daniel O. Clegg, MD

Siam Oottamasathien, MD

Siam Oottamasathien, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery, Urology
University of Utah
Primary Children's Hospital

Research Project Title

Significance of LL-37 Induced Bladder Inflammation & the Use of Innovative Sulfated-Polysaccharides as Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics

Mentor

Glenn Prestwitch, PhD

Per H. Gesteland, MD, MS

Per H. Gesteland, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Inpatient Medicine
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Clinical Information Systems, Health Information Technology, Biosurveillance, Health Services Research, & Clinical Decision Support

Mentor

Matthew H. Samore, MD

Matthew T. Rondina, MD, MS

Matthew T. Rondina, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Protein Synthesis by Activated Human Platelets: Novel Pathways for Inflammatory & Thrombotic Functions

Mentor

Andrew S. Wyrich, PhD

Kristine A. Campbell, MD, MS

Kristine A. Campbell, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Child Protection & Family Health
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Understanding the Experiences of Children & Families After Child Maltreatment & Interventions to Improve Outcomes for These Families

Mentor

J. Michael Dean, MD, MBA

Curry L. Koening, MD, MS

Curry L. Koening, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Discovery of Pathogens as Potential Causes of Vasculitis & the Study of the Anemia of Inflammation

Mentor

Jerry Kaplan, PhD

Julie H. Shakib, DO, MPH

Julie H. Shakib, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah

Research Project Title

Maternal & Infant Immunity to Pertussis & Influenza

Mentor

Carrie L. Byington, MD

Tracy A. Manuck, MD

Tracy A. Manuck, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Utah

Research Project Title

The Relationship Between Polymorphisms in the Human Progesterone Receptor & Clinical Response to 17-Alphahydroxyprogesterone Caproate for the Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Birth

Mentor

Michael W. Varner, MD

Aga J. Lewelt, MD

Aga J. Lewelt, MD

Physiatrist
Department of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Central California

Research Project Title

Strength Training Exercise Program in Children & Adolescents With Spinal Muscular Atrophy 

Mentor

Kathryn J. Swoboda, MD

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