Center for Injury Research and Policy Student Awards :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Student Awards

 

 

2016

Name: Jakob Allen
School: University of Denver
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Exposures to Prescription Opioids among Children Younger than 20 Years of Age in the United States: 2000-2015
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Training Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Child Injury Prevention Alliance

Name: David Gage
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Automatic and Manual Garage Door-Related Injuries Treated in U.S. Emergency Departments from 1990 through 2015
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS)

Name: Walter Hardesty
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Ginger Yang, PhD, MPH
Topic: Characteristics associated with mild Traumatic Brain Injury seen in pediatric emergency departments between 2006-2014
Award: Roessler Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Darius Montero
School: Reynoldsburg High School, BODIES Program
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Wrist, hand, and finger injuries associated with baseball and softball among youth
Awards:

  • Futures Matter Scholarship
  • High School Summer Student Poster Award Winner

Name: Sofia Rakowsky
School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Pediatric Exposures to Antipyretics in the United States: 2000-2015
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Training Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Child Injury Prevention Alliance
 

2015

Name: Michelle Corrado
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD
Topic: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vs. non-EMS transport among injured children in the United States
Award: Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship

Name: Dhillon Jaspreet
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD and Julie Leonard, MD, MPH
Topic: U.S. estimates of pediatric spinal cord injury: Implications for clinical care and research planning
Award: Ohio State University College of Medicine Roessler Research Scholarship

Name: Samantha King
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Stimulant Medication Exposures Among Individuals Younger than 20 Years of Age Reported to US Poison Control Centers, 2000-2013
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship, funded by the Roessler Medical Student Research Scholarship and recognized with “Dean’s Distinction”

Name: Daniel Li
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: All-Terrain Vehicle-Related Head and Neck Injuries among Children Younger than 18 Years of Age Treated in US Emergency Departments, 1990-2014
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship, funded by the Bennett Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Karen Ren
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Children Treated for Lawnmower-Related Injuries in US Emergency Departments, 2000-2013
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship, funded by the Barnes Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Alexandra Spaw
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD
Topic: Follow-up care compliance after hospital discharge in children with Traumatic Brain Injury
Award: Ohio State University College of Medicine Bennett Research Scholarship

Name: Donald Thomas
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Ginger Yang, PhD, MPH
Topic: Length of recovery from sports-related concussions in pediatric patients treated at concussion clinics
Award: COM Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS) funded by the Barnes Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Jacob Williams
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Ginger Yang, PhD, MPH
Topic: Epidemiology of initial and subsequent injuries in collegiate football athletes
Award: Bennett Medical Research Scholarship
 

2014

Name: Christopher Gaw
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Object Presence in the Sleep Environment: Associations with Infant Mortality
Award: Poster Award Winner (top 5) for poster presented at the 2014 Eastern Regional Meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research, Washington DC, April 2014

National Medical Student Injury Research Training Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Child Injury Prevention Alliance

Name: Sarah Adelson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Pediatric Playground Equipment-Related Injuries Treated in U.S. Hospital Emergency Departments, 1990-2012
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Zeenath Ameen
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Ear Trauma among U.S. Children Younger than 18 Years of Age, 1990-2013
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Madhulika Eluri
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Adverse Effects of Analgesics among US Children Younger Than 6 Years of Age
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Alisha Kamboj
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Traumaic Brain Injuries
Award: Denman Undergraduate Research Forum "Health Professions (Clinical)" Category (2nd Place)

Name: Brian Vickers
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD
Topic: Comparative study of ED mortality risk of US trauma patients treated at level I & level II vs. non-trauma centers
Award: Ohio State University College of Medicine Bennett Research Scholarship
 

Name: Rachel Welch
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Nursemaid's Elbow
Award: Denman Undergraduate Research Forum "Health Professions (Clinical)" Category (3rd Place)

 

2013

Name: Erica Fletcher
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: High School Basketball Injuries
Award: SAVIR Student Paper Abstract Award (2nd Place)

Name: Stephen Lin
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Archery-related injuries treated in US Emergency Departments, 1990-2012
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS)

 

2012

Name: Vihas Abraham
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Toy-Related Injuries among Children Treated in U.S. Hospital Emergency Departments, 1990-2011
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Yao-Wen Cheng
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Baby Gate-Related Injuries
Awards:

  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS) funded by the “Barnes” Scholarship
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine $1000 Travel Award for poster presented at 12th Annual OSUWMC Trainee Research Day, April, 2013

Name: Ana C. De Roo
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: TV Tipover-Related Injuries among Children Treated in U.S. Hospital Emergency Departments, 1990-2011
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Christopher Gaw
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Tennis-related Injuries Treated in U.S. Hospital Emergency Departments, 1990-2011
Award: The Ohio State University 2012 Mayers Summer Research Scholarship in Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Name: Margaret Gluntz
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Non-Trauma Scene Flights for Air Medical Transport
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS)

Name: Amrit Kamboj
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH
Topic: Non-fatal Injuries among Children in the United States, 1990-2012
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Name: Zach Kerr
School: University of North Carolina College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Injury Epidemiology
Award: EIS Alumni Association Scholarship to attend Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference ($800)

Name: Christopher Kobe
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Stroller and Baby Carrier-Related Injuries
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship (MDSRS) funded by the “Bennett” Scholarship

Name: Andrew Stacey
School: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Medical Resident
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Eye Injuries
Award: Trainee Travel Grant from Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Name: David Swenson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine & College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Sports-Related Injuries
Award: Medical Alumni Society Student Grant ($225)

 

2011

Name: David Swenson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine & College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic:  Fractures and Knee and Ankle Joint Injuries Among US High School Athletes
Award: NIH Roadmap Training Program in Clinical Research

 

2010

Name: John Reid
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Track-Related Injuries
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Student Research Scholarship

Name: Jonathan McKean
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Drowning
Award: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Student Research Scholarship

Name: Mallika Marrar
School: Columbus Academy High School
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Epidemiology of Concussions Among United States High School Athletes
Award: Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition, Regional Finalist ($2,000)

 

2009

Name: Allan Joseph
School: St. Charles Preparatory School
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: ACL Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: 2nd place winner in the national 2009 Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition ($35,000)

Name: Antonio Martinez
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Exercise Equipment-Related Injuries
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Scholar

Name: Ashley Zielinski
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Stair-Related Injuries
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Scholar

Name: Charles Randazzo
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Basketball-Related Injuries
Award: Dorothy M. Bennett and Clark L. Bennett Medical Research Scholarship

Name: David Swenson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Fractures Among High School Athletes
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: David Swenson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Recurrent Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: Dr. Robert L. Barnes Fellowship of Medicine Scholarship ($1,500)  

Name: Elaine Yeh
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Crib-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

Name: Isabel Algaze Gonzalez
School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Door-Related Injuries
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Scholar

Name: Matthew Potter
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Boxing-Related Injuries
Award: Dorothy M. Bennett and Clark L. Bennett Medical Research Scholarship

Name: Vaughn Harris
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Window Falls
Award: National Medical Student Injury Research Scholar

2008

Name: Cory Darrow
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Severe Injuries and Conditions Among High School Athletes
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Anthony D'Ippolito
School: Grove City High School
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Pediatric Holiday-Related Injuries
Award: Regional finalist in the national 2008 Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition ($2,000)

Name: Angela Douglas
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Computer-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Anjali D'Souza
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Burn Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: David Swenson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Recurrent Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: NIH Roadmap Training Program in Clinical Research

Name: Ellen Yard
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Award: Epidemic Intelligence Service Alumni Association Scholarship ($800)

2007

Name: Alex Nelson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Ankle Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: Scientific Travel Award from The Ohio State University College of Medicine Student Research Day Poster Competition ($600)

Name: Anjali D'Souza
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Bunk Bed-Related Injuries
Awards:

  1. Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship
  2. Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee from the American Academy of Pediatrics at the annual National Conference and Exhibition

Name: Brad Lawson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Baseball-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

Name: Coral Day
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Diving-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name:Daniel Watson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Golf Cart-Related Injuries
Award: NIH Roadmap Training Program in Clinical Research

Name: Ellen Yard
School: The Ohio State University College of Public Health
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Level of Competition Intensity and Injury Among High School Football Players
Awards:

  1. American Public Health Association 2007 Best paper award for a student ($800)
  2. 2007 Health Policy Student Research Award ($1,000)

Name: Elizabeth Huffman
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Rare Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Julie Rechel
School: Thomas Worthington High School
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Practice Versus Competition Injuries in High Schools
Award: 2nd place in the national 2007 Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition ($35,000)

Name: Luke Gessel
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Concussions Among High School Athletes
Award: First runner-up for the 2007 Journal of Athletic Training Kenneth L. Knight Award for the Outstanding Research Manuscript

2006

Name: Alex Nelson
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Ankle Injuries Among High School Athletes
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Anjali D'Souza
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Ladder-Related Injuries
Awards:

  1. Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship
  2. Best Paper in Preventive Medicine by a Medical Student, American College of Preventive Medicine ($1,000)

Name: Luke Gessel
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: Concussions Among High School Athletes
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Prasad Ravi-Shankar
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock
Topic: High School Football-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Ricky Gardner
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Motor Vehicle Crash-Related Hospitalizations
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Scholarship

Name: Shuba Singh
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Lara McKenzie
Topic: Gymnastics-Related Injuries
Award: NIH Roadmap Training Program in Clinical Research

Name: Summit Shah
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Bicycle-Related Injuries
Award: Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

2005 

Name: Andrew Schneier
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury
Awards: Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

Name: David Vollman
School: The Ohio State Univeristy College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Gary Smith
Topic: Lawn-Mower Related Injuries
Awards: Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

Name: Sarah Hostetler
School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
CIRP Mentor: Dr. Huiyan Xiang
Topic: Eye Injury
Awards:

  1. Carolyn L. Kuckein Award
  2. College of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  3. 2nd Place Best Paper in Preventive Medicine by a Medical Student, American College of Preventative Medicine
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