The poster gallery is an archive of the work of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) employees and health care professionals. Part of the mission of LVHN is to support clinical care through education and research. To that end, the posters shared here reflect innovation, performance improvement projects and studies that address all areas of healthcare from clinical care to administrative initiatives. They are shared freely to encourage conversation and collaboration.

2009

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H.Y.P.E. Healthy Youth Peer Education, Michael A. DeCrosta (Poster)

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Pharmacy, Nirja Desai (Poster)

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Human Resources, Andrea Donatiello (Poster)

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The Effectiveness of Compression: Ankle Sprains in the Emergency Department, Morgan A. Dorsey (Poster)

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The Effectiveness of Specific Donor and Recipient Factors in Transplant Success, Elijah W. Douglass (Poster)

a-Methylacyl-Coenzyme A Racemase (AMACR) and ProEx C Expression in Serrated Colonic Adenomas, Heba Y. Durra MD; Marilyn Baird MD; Susan Inniss MD; Yajue Huang MD, PhD; Charalambos C. Solomides MD; Alessandro Bombonati MD; and Ruth Birbe MD (Poster)

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Finance, Kyle C. Elsenbaumer (Poster)

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A Prospective Study of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training in 7th Grade Students Using Take Home Self-Instruction Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Kit, Kathleen Faccio DO; Gavin C. Barr Jr. MD; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Kevin Weaver DO; and Valerie Rupp RN, BSN (Poster)

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Administration, Timothy C. Fisher (Poster)

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Pre-operative Hip Restrictions, Carol Fouad (Poster)

The Use of an Evidence Based Interview Summary Sheet, Steph L. Goren-Garcia DO, Bryan G. Kane MD, Kathleen Kane MD, and Gary Bonfante DO (Poster)

Organizational Mentoring for Nursing Excellence: A Case Study Presentation., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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Defining an Emerging Epidemic: HCV Seroprevalence in a Large, Tertiary-Care Health Network in Pennsylvania, Margaret Hoffman-Terry MD, FACP; Joseph L. Yozviak DO, FACP; K Nadeem Ahmed MD; Sherrine Eid MPH; Timothy J. Friel MD; Kimberly A. Pacella; and Luther V. Rhodes III MD, FACP (Poster)

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Continuing Education: Business Plan, Amanda Hordendorf (Poster)

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Are Journals Cost Effective? Subscriptions to Electronic Full Text Versus Pay-Per-View, Barbara J. Iobst MLS, AHIP; Linda M. Schwartz MDE, AHIP, CM; and Evelyn J. Little (Poster)

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The Correlation Between Adolescent-Reported Parental Driving Behaviors and Observed Adult Driving Behaviors., Bryan G. Kane MD; Gavin C. Barr MD; Shawna Murphy DO; Valerie Rupp RN, BSN; Kimberly Hamilton BA; Robert D. Barraco MD; Traci Anselmo DO; and James F. Reed III PhD (Poster)

Use of a Class Project to Fulfill the Systems-Based Practice Requirement, Bryan G. Kane MD, Andrew Miller DO, and Gary Bonfante DO (Poster)

An Organized Approach to Procedural Competency Utilizing the Core Competencies, Bryan G. Kane MD, Andrew Miller DO, Steven M. Conroy MD, Kevin Weaver DO, and Gary Bonfante DO (Poster)

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Performance Improvement, Nicholas E. Kastango (Poster)

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Practice-Based Research in Family Medicine, Joshua R. Kingma (Poster)

Role of Angiogenesis Genes in Fetal Growth Restriction, Wendy L. Kinzler MD; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; K Kishner; and Morgan R. Peltier PhD (Poster)

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Healthcare Leadership Track (HCLT), Kyle Krupa (Poster)

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The Effectiveness of Compression on Ankle Sprains in the Emergency Department, David E. Kurlander (Poster)

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Games for Health, Kimberly Kushner (Poster)

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Access and Barriers to Mental Health Services, John J. Lalomio (Poster)

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Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement, Jennifer E. Leap (Poster)

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Patient Financial Services, Adam Leibensperger (Poster)

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Analysis of the Journal Database, Evelyn J. Little (Poster)

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Access to Care, David P. Maciborski (Poster)

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Examining the Relationship of Accurate ESI© Triage Scores to Emergency Department Nursing Attitudes and Experience, Andrew Martin BSN, RN, PHRN, CEN; Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC; Courtney Vose RN MSN CEN; Charlotte Buckenmyer RN, MS; Paul Delpais RN BSN CEN; Keith D. Micucci RN BSN PHRN CEN; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kimberly Badillo RN; Michele Oritz RN BSN CEN; Cheryl Celia RN CRNP; Michael Guelzow BSN CEN; Eileen Bechtel RN; Maria Cruz RN; Nikki Hatmaker-Garris RN, BSN; Traci Dickson-Watner RN. BSN; Elizabeth Karoly RRT MBA; Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN; and Carolyn L. Davidson RN CCRN CPRN PhD© (Poster)

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Neuroscience: Observations Research, Joshua McCambridge (Poster)

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Predictors of Failure of Bi-PAP for the Treatment of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Danielle M. Mitch (Poster)

Extracting MRI and CT Imaging Acquisition Metadata from the Materials and Methods Section of Online Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, Sohaib A. Mohiuddin MD, Khan M. Siddiqui MD, Eliot L. Siegel MD, Woojin Kim MD, Nabile M. Safdar MD, Atif Z. Mohiuddin BS, William W. Boonn MD, and Bharath Ramakrishna MS (Poster)

Ductal carcinoma in-situ of the breast: MR Imaging with Histopathologic Correlation (Poster), Mahmud Mossa-Basha, Gina M. Fundaro, Biren A. Shah, and Sharif A. Ali MD (Poster)

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Adding Music to the Therapeutic Milieu of Adult Transitions, Joel M. Mumma (Poster)

The Impact of a Brief Educational Intervention on Adolescent Driving Behaviors, Shawna Murphy DO; Gavin C. Barr Jr. MD; Bryan G. Kane MD; Valerie Rupp RN, BSN; Kimberly Fredericks; Kathleen E. Kane MD; Robert D. Barraco MD; and Traci Anselmo DO (Poster)

The Correlation Between Self- Reported and Observed Adolescent Driving Behaviors., Shawna M. Murphy; Bryan G. Kane MD; Valerie Rupp RN, BSN; Kimberly Fredericks; and Kathleen E. Kane MD (Poster)

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Product Research of Health Risk Assessments and Wellness Programs, Kate M. Nuschke (Poster)

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Advancement in Education of The Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Low Back Pain, Zachary S. Oster (Poster)

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Biomorphometric Markers for Aneurysm Rupture in Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms., John Quinn, Wenzhuan He, Chirag D. Gandhi MD, K Romano, John Pendergass, and Charles J. Prestigiacomo MD (Poster)

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Robotic Surgery, Colleen E. Reinert (Poster)

Periampullary and duodenal neoplasms in von recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis Type-1: A case report and updated review of the literature yielding 75 cases, Daniel Relles MD; Jennie Baek; Agnieszka Witkiewicz; and Charles J. Yeo MD, FACS (Poster)

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Materials Management of a Busy Emergency Department, David Richardson MD; Valerie Rupp RN, BSN; Kimberly Hamilton BA; Christine A. Talmage; and James F. Reed III PhD (Poster)

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Organizational Development, Jessica Ruane (Poster)

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The Ins and OUTs of Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Patients, Joseph F. Scrobola (Poster)

Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Gardasil Vaccination: A Myth or a Reason for Caution (Poster)., Nizar Souayah MD, P A Michas-Martin, Abu Nasar, Nataliya Krivitskaya, Hussam A. Yacoub MD, Hafiz M R Khan PhD, and Adnan I. Qureshi (Poster)

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Vitalstim - Use on Stroke Patients with Dysphagia, Kelly N. Steber (Poster)

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Development in Aortic Valve Replacement, Robert J. Torphy (Poster)

A Case of DeNovo Familial Medullary Thyroid Cancer Complicate by Metastatic Papillary Carcinoma, G Velasco, S Jabbour, and Sajjad Malik MD (Poster)

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Reflections on the Role of a Medical Doctor, Anna M. Versage (Poster)

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Predictors of Failure of Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-PAP) for the Treatment of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Jocelyn A. Vink (Poster)

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Improving Glucose Control in Hospitalized Patients, Emily A. Werkheiser (Poster)

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Outcome of Blunt Aortic Trauma: A 14-Year Experience at a Level 1 Trauma Center, Matthew S. Wilson (Poster)

2008

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Psychiatric Outcomes in a Resident-Run Multidisciplinary Hepatitis C Clinic, Nicole M. Agostino DO; Edward Norris MD, FAPM; Joseph L. Yozviak DO, FACP; Charles M. Brooks MD; Eric J. Gertner MD, MPH; and Michael Kaufmann MD (Poster)

Is Ischemic Placental Disease a Maternal or Fetal Syndrome?, Cande V. Ananth MD; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; and Anthony M. Vintzileos MD (Poster)

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Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Cardiac Health, Amanda Andersen (Poster)

Quantitative Intra-Operative RT-PCR Assay Predicts Size of Sentinel Node Metastases, Haider Asad MD and P Blumencranz (Poster)

Transient Osteoporosis in Pregnancy, Nyann Biery MS; Eric J. Gernter MD, MPH; and Lissette M. Lahoz (Poster)

Paving the Way to Staffing Success: Developing a PACU Internship Program, Beth Carrion RN, CPAN and Carol Shalaway BSN, RN, CPAN (Poster)

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Evidence-Based Practice in PT and OT: A Research-Scholar's Experience, Brandon Christman (Poster)

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Efficacy of the New Insulin Infusion Protocol, Yoonjie Chung (Poster)

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Patient Perspectives on the Diabetes Promotora Program at the Caring Place, Kathryn Decker (Poster)

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The Effects of Multiple Gestations on Subsequent Pregnancies, Stephen DeTurk (Poster)

Bronchus-Associated Lymphoid Tissue is Associated with Allograft Rejection, Heba Y. Durra MD; Kartik V. Shenoy MD; F Cordova MD; Charalambos C. Solomides MD; Victor Kim MD; Wissam M. Chatila MD, FCCP; Thomas J. Rogers PhD; David E. Ciccolella MD; A J. Mammary MD; and Gerard J. Criner MD, FCCP (Poster)

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Finance Tools & Techniques, Carin Fenstermaker (Poster)

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Sona Speech, Amber Frantz (Poster)

Genetic Profiles of Follicular Thyroid Tumors Using Laser Capture Micro-dissection and Quantitative Real Time PCR, Jillian R Grau MD, Indira Prabakaran, Virginia A. LiVolsi MD, Marina A. Guvakova, and Douglas L. Fraker (Poster)

Innovations in Resident Orientation: An Intensive Two-Day Simulation-Based Assessment, A J. Green, Amy B. Smith PhD, D Poulous, and R Rector (Poster)

Simulation Based Resident Orientation: Baseline Assessment of Knowledge Skills and Attitude, G Green, B McKee, and Amy B. Smith PhD (Poster)

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Department of Medicine and Respiratory Care: Experiences at LVHHN, Brittney Hacken (Poster)

The Most Meaningful PRESENT of All: Family PRESENCE at the Bedside., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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Answering the CDC's Call for Universal HIV Testing: Assesing the Impact on a Tertiary Care Referral Center via a Blinded Seroprevalence Study, Margaret Hoffman-Terry MD, FACP; K Nadeem Ahmed MD; Joseph L. Yozviak DO, FACP; Sherrine Eid MPH; Timothy J. Friel MD; Kimberly A. Pacella; and Luther V. Rhodes III MD, FACP (Poster)

Field Observations and Perceptions in a General Surgery Residency: a Time Motion Study., B U. Jan, Susette Coyle, S Mellender, and John J. Hong MD (Poster)

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Brighter Teeth, Whiter Smiles: A Look at Tooth Whitening Today and Technique Efficacy, Naomie Kachel (Poster)

Targeting an Ultrasound Examination after Identification of a Cardiac Anomaly, Lillian M. Kaminsky MD; Martin R. Chavez MD; Cande V. Ananth PhD, MPH; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; and Anthony M. Vintzileos MD (Poster)

Targeting an Ultrasound Examination after Identification of a Urinary Tract Anomaly, Lillian M. Kaminsky MD; Martin R. Chavez MD; Cande V. Ananth PhD, MPH; Lami Yeo MD; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; and Anthony M. Vintzileos MD (Poster)

Is Umbilical Cord Collagen Gene Expression Altered by Experimental Fetal Growth Restriction?, Wendy L. Kinzler MD; Lillian M. Kaminsky MD; O Kizhner; Cande V. Ananth PhD, MPH; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; and Morgan R. Peltier PhD (Poster)

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The Importance of Healthcare Data, Nicholas Kosik (Poster)

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Dance: The Model for a Healthy Community, Sara Leier (Poster)

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Healthy Youth Peer Education Presentation 2008, Molly Lieber (Poster)

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Basis 24, Bevin Lustman (Poster)

Safety and Effectivness of Continuous Insulin Infusion in Non Critical Care Setting in Surgical Patients, Vasudev Magaji MD, MS; Yasaman Mohtasebi MD; Anna Marina MD; and Jann Johnston MD (Poster)

The Role of Factors VII(c) and XI in Placental Abruption: For the New Jersey Placental Abruption Study Investigators, Ricardo Mastolia MD; Cande V. Ananth PhD, MPH; Claire S. Philipp MD; and John C. Smulian MD, MPH (Poster)

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Outcome of BK Virus Nephropathy Following Renal Transplant, Jennifer Maurer (Poster)

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The Study of Prognostic Factors for Delayed or Re-Operative Treatment of Extra-Axial Hematomas, Brittany Mayer (Poster)

Unexpected Cirrhosis and Vascular Findings in the Gastric Bypass Population: Implications for Pre-Operative Screening, Z Meriden, N Williams, Jillian R. Grau MD, A Burkart, and E Furth (Poster)

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Internet Research Subject Recruitment Project, Natalie Miller (Poster)

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Improvement in Compliance to the Sepsis Resuscitation Bundle Associated with the Utilization of the Advanced ICU, Steven Mong (Poster)

Targeting Intracellular Signaling Pathways in Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS)., Suresh G. Nair MD, Abhishek Sharma, and Amin S. Robertson (Poster)

Can Sulfasalazine Prevent Infection-Mediated Pre-Term Birth?, Carl A. Nath MD; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; Cande V. Ananth PhD, MPH; and Morgan R. Peltier PhD (Poster)

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Human Resources, Lisa Panik (Poster)

Does Sulfasalazine Prevent Interleukin-8 (IL-8) Production by Endocervical Cells Stimulated With Bacteria Associated With Preterm Birth?, Morgan R. Peltier PhD; Siew C. Tee; and John C. Smulian MD, MPH (Poster)

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Implementation of an Evidence-Based Low Back Clinincal Algorithm in a Large, Out-Patient-Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Department, Amy L. Phillips (Poster)

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Horizons Health E-Newsletter, Kate Ponte (Poster)

Forces of Magnetism in Oncology Services: May These Forces Be With You!, Nicole Reimer BSN, RN, OCN and Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN (Poster)

Proven Strategies to Make the Most Out of Employee Satisfaction Assessments, Nicole Reimer BSN, RN, OCN and Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN (Poster)

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Transfer of Care Study in the Emergency Department, Ryan Rogers (Poster)

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HIV and Aging: A functional disability assessment, William Ryan (Poster)

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Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation, Jaclyn Saliba (Poster)

Primary Breast Osteosarcoma: A Case Report., M Santaniello; Heiwon Chung MD, FACS; and Elizabeth A. Dellers MD (Poster)