2021 Research Forum

The MSU/FlintMed Community Research Forum is an opportunity to heighten the visibility of research and scholarly activities in the greater Flint medical community. The Forum also provides the opportunity to disseminate medical research findings, allowing area health care professionals to stay current with important trends in medicine and patient care management. 


Best Research

  • Effect of varied insulin dosing on serum potassium reduction in acute management of hyperkalemia systematic review and meta-analysis of retrospective cohort studies.
    • Ibukun Fakunle; Areeg Bala; Lalida Kunaprayoon; Anoosha Ponnapalli; Prajwal Shanker; Elfateh Seedahmed
    • Hurley Medical Center, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine-Flint

Best Case Report

  • Atypical Presentation of Multiple Myeloma (MM) as Disseminated MM with Osteopenia and Compression Fractures.
    • Andrew M. Michail, OMS3, Macksood Aftab, DO
    • Ascension Genesys

Honorable Mentions

  • Addressing Missed Opportunities for Patient Refill Requests and Proper Billing in a Family Medicine Residency Clinic
    • Christopher Erskin, DO; Maxwell White, DO; Richard Mohammed, MD; Lisa Wade, DO; Molly Gabriel-Champine, PhD, LP
    • McLaren Bay Region
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program in a Pediatric Clinic
    • Irene Lieu, MS; Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP; Jenny LaChance, MS, CCRC; Gwendolyn Reyes, MD, FAAP
    • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine-Flint, MSU & Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative
  • Initiation of Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea In the Primary Care Setting
    • Michael Lane, DO; Jacob Leroux, DO; Peter Huynh, MD; Molly Gabriel-Champine, PhD; Michelle Scharnott, DO
    • McLaren Bay Region
  • Cutaneous Scarring and Hyperpigmentation at Birth: Congenital Herpes Simplex Infection Resembling Incontinentia Pigmenti
    • Igbagbosanmi Oredein, MD, MPH; Yaseen Rafee, MD
    • Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Acute Treatment Response in a Vitamin D Deficient 14-Year-Old Male With Severe Hypocalcemia: A Case Report
    • Auriel Mouzon, MD; Igbagbosanmi Oredein, MD, MPH; Nirmala Nagothu, MD; Samira Ali, MD; Sandra Shrinkut, MD; Noshin Ahmad, MD; Ryan Avery, MD; Muhammad Jabbar, MD
    • Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan Michigan State University College of Human Medicine-Flint

Investigators of the Year

  • Ascension Faculty: Michael Danie, DO, Anesthesiologist 
  • Ascension Resident: Kristen Hartnett, DO, Emergency Medicine 
  • Ascension Medical Student: Alexandra Laykova, OMSU III
  • Hurley Medical Center: Gwendolyn Reyes, MD, Pediatrician 
  • McLaren Flint Faculty: Kavitha Kesari, MD, Internal Medicine
  • McLaren Flint Resident: Nischit Baral, MD, Internal Medicine
  • McLaren Oakland Resident: Eytan Keidar, DO, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • McLaren Bay Region Faculty: Molly Gabriel-Champine, PhD, Family Medicine
  • McLaren Bay Region Resident: Peter Fischer, DO, Family Medicine
  • MSU Flint Med: Rick Sadler, PHD, Division of Publc Health

Poster Presentations