Congratulations to the Janet D. Rowley Research Day Best Abstract Winners:


  • Joseph Wynne,MD,PhD (Hematology/ Oncology)- Basic Research: “Targeting BACH1 inhibits HIF-induced tumor hypoxia and improves radiation treatment in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)”
  • Felicia D’Souza,MD (Hospital Medicine)-Clinical Research: “Appropriateness and Safety of Direct Access Endoscopy (DAE) in Hospitalized Patients”
  • Kimberly Stanford, MD (Emergency Medicine)-Health Services Research:   Routine HIV testing in Emergency Department relies on effective electronic medical record prompts, provider buy-in, and dedicated staff follow-up”
  • Alexander Pearson,MD,PhD (Hematology/Oncology)-Translational Research: “Deep learning detects actionable molecular and clinical states directly from head/neck squamous cell carcinoma histopathology slides”


  • Xiaoou Li,MD,PhD (Cardiology)-Basic Research:”Rho-associated coiled-coil containing kinase-2 regulates the thermogenic gene program of subcutaneous white adipose tissue”
  • Maylyn Martinez, MD (Hospital Medicine )-Clinical Research: “Using the AMPAC score and age to identify potential overutilization of PT consults on a hospital medicine service”
  • Xuan (Susan) Han, MD  (Pulmonary/Critical Care)- Health Services Research: “Association Between Mortality and Delayed Initial Antibiotic Order and  Delivery in Infected and Septic Patients”
  • Dongbo Yu,MD,PhD (Cardiology)- Translational Research:“ Functional Assessment of Decellularized Extracellular Matrix in Patients Undergoing LVAD Implantation”