Research 2006

2006

( *=Presenting Author)

PAS Annual Meeting, San Francisco: April 29-May 2, 2006 (all posters)

1. Parental Perception of Obesity in South Bronx.
     Fatai G. Adamson, *Jose Batista, Samir Draa, Ayoade Adeniyi, Ronald Bainbridge, Richard Neugebauer.
     
2.   The Prevalence and Correlates of the Use of Over-The-Counter Cough and Cold (OTCC) Medicines in Asthmatic Children in South Bronx.
       *Maria A. Alano, Sameera Haroon, Delsa Compres, Ronald Bainbridge, Ayoade Adeniyi, Richard Neugebauer, Anantha Harijith.

3.  Travel Clinic Service for Immigrant Children: Review of Experience at an Inner-City Hospital in the Bronx, New York 2003-2005.
      *Valeria Benavides, Anu Vatsan, Kabir Keshinro, Murli Purswani, Stefan Hagmann

4.  Expedited HIV-testing in the Labor and Delivery Setting: The Use of Rapid HIV- testing in a South Bronx Community Hospital.
      Claudia J. Alvarado, * Laura Daugialaite, Carlos Barahona, Caroline Nubel, Kelly  Monaghan, Marilyn Crane, Stefan Hagmann, Murli Purswani

5.  Seroprevalence of HIV-1 Infection in an Adolescent and Young Adult Population:   Anonymous Survey in a Community Hospital in the South Bronx.
     Murli Purswani, *Stefan Hagmann, Aida Matias, Caroline Nubel, Ram Kairam.

PAS San Francisco: April 29-May 2, 2006 (published as abstract only)

1.   Sensitivity and Specificity of Clinical Findings in the Diagnosis of Streptococcal  Pharyngitis in Children.
      Seung Bin Yoo, Prakasham Parsi, Abimbola Odukoya, Ronald Bainbridge, Ayoade Adeniyi, Richard Neugebauer

Eastern SPR, Old Greenwich, CT : March 18, 2006 (platform)

1.   The Prevalence and Correlates of the Use of Over-The-Counter Cough and Cold (OTCC) Medicines in Asthmatic Children in South Bronx. 
       Maria A. Alano, *Sameera Haroon, Delsa Compres, Anantha Harijith, Ayoade Adeniyi, Ronald Bainbridge
    

2.   Seroprevalence of HIV-1 Infection in an Adolescent and Young Adult Population: An Anonymous Survey in a Community Hospital in the South Bronx.
       *Murli Purswani, Stefan Hagmann, Aida Matias, Caroline Nubel, Ram Kairam.  

Eastern SPR, Old Greenwich, CT: March 18, 2006 (poster)

Expedited HIV-testing in the Labor and Delivery Setting: The Use of Rapid   HIV- testing in a South Bronx Community Hospital.
Claudia J. Alvarado, *Laura Daugialaite, Carlos Barahona, Caroline Nubel, Kelly     Monaghan, Marilyn Crane, Stefan Hagmann, Murli Purswani

Pediatric Trainees Night- New York Academy of Medicine New York, NY, April 6, 2006

Correlates of Back to Sleep Practices In an Inner-city Population: Maternal Ethnicity, Education and Observation of Infant Sleeping Position in the Hospital Nursery.
*Irfan Ali, Grecia Marte, Gawin Tsai, Ram Kairam, Richard Neugebauer, Gerrad Augustine, Anantha Harijith.

American College of Medical Genetics Annual Meeting San Diego CA, March 22-27, 2006

A Novel PTEN gene nonsense mutation results in Bannayan- Ruvalcaba- Riley Syndrome (BRRS) and Cowden Syndrome (CS) in different members of same family.
*Jose Batista, Milen Velinov

Association of Pediatric Program Directors San Francisco, CA April 27-29, 2006

Medical School Training in Cultural Sensitivity among International Medical Graduates- Implications for Residency Training Curriculum.
*Thanakorn Jirasevijinda

4th Annual Meeting Infectious Diseases Society of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 12-15, 2006

Late Travel Health Consultation and Vaccination Against Yellow Fever of   Children Visiting Endemic Countries.
Stefan Hagmann , *Valeria Benavides, Murli Purswani.

Publications

Hematologic Reference Values for African American Children and Adolescents. - E. Robins, S. Blum

American Journal of Hematology, Dec. 18, 2006 [Epub; ahead of print]