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2013 scholars

2013 JACK’s Summer Scholar presentations

  • Improving Outcomes of Very Low Birth Weight Infants through the Golden Hour Quality Improvement Initiative — Katherine Rodenbeck (Georgetown School of Medicine) and Allison Mui (VCU)
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis: an Analysis of Secondary Preventive Strategies — Megan Miller (VCU School of Medicine), George Pottanat (VCU) and Timothy Yang (Duke)
  • Understanding Population Risk of Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury in the Preterm Infant — Jonathan Reines (Eastern Virginia School of Medicine) and Krissia Rivera (Brown)
  • Neurodevelopmental Outcome of the High Risk Infant — Olivia Francis (West Virginia School of Medicine) and Taylor Jacob (Fordham) 

2013 scholar awards

The JACK’s Neonatology Scholar Awards identify faculty and peers who best exemplify the attributes of humanism and professionalism in medicine.

The American Board of Pediatrics defines professionalism as one who “aspires to altruism, accountability, excellence, duty, service, honor, integrity and respect for others.”

The scholars vote to recognize and honor one faculty mentor as well one undergraduate and medical student scholar identified by his/her peers for exemplifying the attributes of humanism and professionalism.

2013 JACK’s Most Valued Mentor Award: Dr. Patricia Lange (Department of Pediatric Surgery)

2013 JACK’s Medical Student Award: Katherine Rodenbeck (Georgetown University School of Medicine)

2013 JACK’s Undergraduate Student Award: Timothy Yang (Duke University) and Allison Mui (VCU)

Best Scholar Project Presentation Award : Improving Outcomes of Very Low Birth Weight Infants through the Golden Hour Quality Improvement Initiative — Katherine Rodenbeck (Georgetown School of Medicine) and Allison Mui (VCU)