Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Resident Senior Projects


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LauraBanksDoes history of prematurity prompt blood pressure (BP) evaluations at primary care visits?Benjamin Kornfeld, MD, Gal Finer, MD
AubreyBonhivertDetection of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) pre- and post- Implementation of Universal Screening in Adolescent PatientsBarbara Bayldon, MD
Jennifer ColganA National Survey of Practice Variation during the Neonatal Golden HourLeslie Caldarelli, MD, Ann Doney, MD
TarinCoulasIdentifying Patterns in Vital Sign RecordingRebecca Stephen, MD
LauraEderQualitative Analysis of Post-Travel Reflection Essays from the Tanzania Medical Exchange ProgramMolly Shane, MD
MaryElliottPediatric Resident Exposure, Experiences, and Perceived Preparedness in Death PronouncementSharon Unti, MD
Samantha EnsteadPaternal Socioeconomic Position and Small for Gestational Age Rates: Fathers Matter!James Collins, MD, MPH
Insiyah GomberawallaAssessing and Improving Resident Usage of Interpreting ServicesJoel Frader, MD
GenesisHanPrevalence and predictors of left ventricular hypertrophy in obese children and adolescents at the Wellness and Weight Management ClinicHelen Binns, MD, MPH
IreneHurstNeonatal Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs): Predictability of Current Evaluation methods for Significant Cardiac DiseaseA.S. Chaouki, MD, K. Murthy, MD, MSc
MonaKansagraHow Parents of Very Young Children Connect Current Child Rearing Practices, Child Health, & Future OutcomesAdolfo Ariza, MD
ParisKingsberryFather's Education: An Independent Risk Factor for Preterm Birth among U.S.-born and Foreign-born Black womenJames Collins, MD, MPH
LaurenLangeEvaluation of Pediatric Rheumatology Knowledge in a Resource Limited SettingMegan Curran, MD
WilliamLewis-de los AngelesNational trends n intravenous antibiotic duration for urinary tract infections in young infantsSameer Patel, MD
ElizabethMacLeanDevelopment and Implementation of a Reach Curriculum in the newborn NurseryMariana Glusman, MD
KyleMacQuarrieNuclear organization in rhabdomyosarcoma and normal skeletal myocytesSteven Kosak, MD
ChristinaMillerUnderstanding care and outcomes in children's with obesity and developmental disabilities in Lurie Children's Wellness and Weight Management ProgramHelen Binns, MD, MPH
JuliaPedersonA Novel Treatment Approach for Generalized Arterial Calcification of InfancyCraig Langman, MD
LeilaPoschMastoiditis in Children 0 to 18 Years of Age in the Era of Routine Pneumococcal Conjugate VaccinationTina Tan, MD
Carolynn PriceLow Level Viremia in a Pediatric HIV PopulationWilliam Muller, MD
ErnikaQuimbyChicago vs Suburban Cook County Suicide Deaths among 10-24 Year-Olds, 2005-2010Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH
ArianaRaufiEvaluation of lead Screening n a Primary Care SettingHelen Binns, MD, MPH, Maheen Quadri, MD
LindsayRiedlMR versus CT for Appendicitis: Time to Diagnosis and Other Clinical EndpointsEmily Roben, MD
ChelseaSchotzkoDetecting brain and spinal cord relapse in children with CNS tumors - the role of MRI surveillanceNatasha Pillay-Smiley
DeborahSchwartzUtility of Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Lateral Neck MassesRobert Listernick, MD
Michael SpewakImplementation and evaluation of an observed structured teaching encounter (OSTE) within a PGY-2 pediatric resident clinical assessment programKaren Mangold, MD, Med, Sharon Unti, MD
Alicia SprecherDeterminants of Postnatal Growth in the Premature InfantKaren Mestan, MD
EleValenciaFerritin in the Critically Ill ChildBria Coates, MD
NatalieWuOutcomes of Observation without Empiric IV Antibiotics in Febrile, Non-Neutropenic Pediatric Oncology PatientsElaine Morgan, MD, William Muller, MD
Jennifer ZabinskyScoliosis in Turner SyndromeReema Habiby, MD, Wendy Brickman, MD