2018 JACKS scholars awards

2018 JACK’s Summer Scholar presentations

    • Evaluating the role of factors that alter early life blood pressure variability in the development of Intraventricular Hemorrhage – Stephen Dalton Petillo (Eastern Virginia Medical School), Grace Miner (Virginia Commonwealth University)
    • Antibiotic Stewardship the NICU - Erin Kern (Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School), Conrad Dear (North Carolina State University)
    • Improving Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome at CHoR. – Corene Cantwell (VCU School of Nursing), Serena Fang (University of Utah, SOM)
    • Increasing Maternal Milk Use in the NICU and New born Nursery at CHoR. - Sathya Areti – (VCU School of Medicine), Megan Foret (VCU School of Nursing), Kaitlin Hiciano (Fordham University)

2018 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, medical student and nursing scholar identified by his/her peers for exemplifying the attributes of humanism and professionalism.

2018 JACK’s Most Valued Mentor Award: Dr. Linda Meloy (Division of General Pediatrics)

2018 JACK’s Medical Student Award: Erin Kern - Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

2018 JACK’s Undergraduate Student Award: Megan Foret -VCU School of Nursing

Best Scholar Project Presentation Award: Evaluating the role of factors that alter early life blood pressure variability in the development of Intraventricular Hemorrhage - Stephen Dalton Petillo (Eastern Virginia Medical School), Grace Miner (Virginia Commonwealth University)