Schedule

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2023 Health Sciences and Technology Research Symposium Schedule
Time Topic Room

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Poster Setup

University Center Anchor Ballroom 147 CD and Prefunction

9:30 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

University Center Lonestar Ballroom BC 142

9:40 a.m.

Plenary Talk
"The Redesign of Patient Care: Be the Change"
Roxana Reyna, Driscoll Children's Hospital (DCH)

University Center Lonestar Ballroom BC 142

10:35 a.m.

Miracles Do Happen
"Be the Light for Others"
Margarita Elizabeth Velasquez, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC)

University Center Lonestar Ballroom BC 142

10:40-11:30 a.m.

Leading Edifying Dialogues (LED) TALKS
Dr. Erica Filep
Dr. Dana Forgione
Dr. Riccardo Mozzachiodi
Dr. Ana Paez
Dr. Jon Roberts
Dr. Renae Schumann
Dr. Jian Sheng
Dr. Farha Sherani

University Center Lonestar Ballroom 142

11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tours
Nursing Simulation Lab Tour
Engineering Lab Tour
Inflatable Colon 

University Center Anchor Ballroom 147 Prefunction

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND NETWORKING
Pick up lunch in University Center Anchor Ballroom AB 147

Option 1: "Navigating the Institutional Review Board (IRB)"
Michelle Eisenman, TAMU-CC
Jucel Nazareno, DCH
Erin Richmond, DCH

University Center Legacy Hall 145

Option 2: "Biostatistics"
Dr. Patrick Tarwater, Texas A&M University

University Center Jetty 123

Option 3: "Stategizing Your Research Portfolio"
Dr. Larisa Ford, TAMU-CC

University Center Lonestar Ballroom A 142

Option 4: Networking Lunch

University Center Anchor Ballroom AB 147
 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Poster Session and Judging

University Center Anchor Ballroom CD 147
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Session 1: Emerging Technologies in Health Care
"Artificial Intelligence in Health Care
Dr. Hassan Aziz, TAMU-CC

"Pediatric Dose Flexibility with 3D-Printed Medications"
Dr. Mansoor Khan, Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMU-K)

University Center Legacy Hall 145

Session 2: Case Studies
"Covid 19 Vaccine Associated GBS: A Rare Presentation of Sudden Onset of Weakness in a Previously Healthy Adolescent One Month after Covid Vaccine Administration"
Dr. Mehreen Abbas, DCH

"A 9 YO Caucasian Girl Presented with 1 Month History of Generalized Weakness with Cough and Sneezing"
Dr. Lili Lai, DCH
Dr. Jaechoon Kim, DCH

"Tacrolimus-Induced Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in a 2 YO with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome"
Dr. Uwarobosa Ehiozuwa, DCH

University Center Lonestar Ballroom A 142
3:00-4:00 p.m.

Session 3: Emerging Advances in Health Care
"Venomous Vigilance: Unraveling the Efficacy of Snack Antivenoms"
Dr. Elda Sánchez, TAMU-K

"Using the Menstural Cycle as a Vital Sign-Addressing Abnormal Menses in Adolescents"
Dr. Judith Simms-Cendán, University of Miami

University Center Legacy Hall 145

Session 4: Advances in Biomedicine
"Using Marine Medaka as a Model to Investigate Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances-Induced Developmental Immunotoxicity"
Elizabeth DiBona, TAMU-CC

"Harnessing the Synergistic Effects of Combination Therapies for the Effective Management of TYpe 2 Diabetes Mellitus"
Dr. Felix Omoruyi, TAMU-CC

University Center Lonestar Ballroom A 142
4:00 p.m. Coffee Break Tejas Lounge
4:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker
"Building Sustainable Academic Health Science Partnerships"
Dr. Juan Cendán, Florida International University
University Center Lonestar Ballroom BC 142
5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Awards University Center Lonestar Ballroom BC 142