Epidemiology Poster Session

   Spring 2016 Epidemiology Poster Session

11:30-1:30 p.m., May 5, 2016, CPHB Atrium

Natalie Del Vecchio  

Trends in receiving care for rectal cancer in high volume hospitals and associations with guideline recommended care, Natalie Del Vecchio, Mary Charlton, Jennifer Schlichting, Catherine Chi



Brett Faine    

Impact of Emergency Department Pharmacist on Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy for Pneumonia, Brett Faine

Kelsey Fillman

Revised Policy Implementation and Assessment to Prevent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics., Kelsey Fillman

Kendra Foster

National trends in Utilization of Nipple Sparring Mastectomy of Breast Cancer, and their impact to treatment, Kendra Foster, Mary Schroeder, and Ingrid Lizarraga.


Hayleigh Hansen

Enhancing the Quality of HIV Surveillance Data in Iowa, Hayleigh Hansen

Amy Hoehne

Epidemiological Report of Medication Compliance and Completion among Latent Tuberculosis Infection Patients in Johnson County, Amy Hoehne

Elizabeth Jasper

A Novel Genetic Epidemiologic Approach to Determining Risk and Severity of Gastric Disease in Individuals Inf

ected with Helicobacter pylori. Elizabeth Jasper, Margaret Chorazy, Andrew Kitchen, Scott Williams, Kelli Ryckman


Ashley Kates

The Nasal and Oropharyngeal Microbiomes and Staphylococcus aureus Carriage, Ashley Kates, Mark Dalman, James Torner, Kelli Ryckman, Tara Smith

 Nicholas Kendell

Clara Keum

Analysis of Road Safety and Road Traffic Crashes in the Gambia, Clara Keum, Laurence Fuortes, Cara Hamann, Paul Bass, and Edrisa Sanyang

Mandy Larson

Cross-sectional study of visceral leishmaniasis and Chagas disease in a vaccine trial canine cohort, Larson, A. J. Schneider, T. Grinnage-Pulley, C. Bennett, M. Anderson, H. Fowler, C.A. Petersen

Angela Ledford

Quality Improvement Assessment for Diabetic and Hypertensive Patients at the Free Medical Clinic, Angela Ledford

Elizabeth Mello


The geographic distribution of mental health facilities in areas of high and low crime in Iowa, Elizabeth Mello, Margaret Carrel, Carri Castell, Corinne Peek-Asa, James Torner, Marizen Ramirez

Elizabeth Miller

Assessing Barriers to Health and Healthcare of Homeless Clients Seeking Services at the Willis Dady Emergency Shelter, Elizabeth Miller

Elaina O’Neill

Risk Factors for Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infections following Breast Operations, Elaina O’Neill, Dr. Loreen Herwaldt

Ravish Patel

Radon Levels in Iowa through Geospatial Visualization: Issues and Options, Ravish Patel

Scott Seltrecht

The Cancer Burden of Linn County: Analysis of Cancer Incidence Data from 2000-2013, Scott Seltrecht

Reid Senesac

Spatiotemporal Variance and Systematic Barriers of Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance at the Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory , Reid Senesac


Lena Swander

Iowa’s Viral Hepatitis C Epidemiological Profile: A Sneak Peek, Lena Swander, Peter Corcoran, Nicole Kolm-Validivia