Research Award List

POSNA Micro Grant

Year Grant Recipient Title
2019 Derek Stenquist, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Development and Evaluation of a Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Simulation for Resident Education in Haiti
2019 Anna Vergun, MD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Evaluation of deferoxamine impregnated suture as a deterrent to surgical site infection in a rat model
2019 Mara Karamitopoulos, MD, FAAOS
New York Univ Langone Orthopaedic Hospital
Barriers to Access Faced by Non-English Speaking Families of Children with Neuromuscular Condition or Cerebral Palsy: A Quality Improvement Project to Address the Disparity
2019 Corinna Franklin, MD
Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia
Female Initiative: Evaluation and Rehabilitation Care Excellence
2019 John Sarwak, MD
Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago
Simulating a mechanistic data driven model of the human spine to predict the growth and spinal curve progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
2019 Elaine Joughin, MD, FRCSC
Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary
A prospective audit of pain management for pediatric orthopedic patients after discharge from hospital
2019 Christen Russo, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Promoting Bone Health in Communities: early use of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements
2019 Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
The Regents of the Univ of California, San Francisco
Observership Opportunities in Pediatric Orthopaedics for Surgeons from Low and-Middle Income Countries: Perceived Barriers and Impact
2019 Maryse Bouchard, MD, MSc
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Sponsorship of Ponseti Course in Hanoi, Vietnam
2019 Meredith Lazar-Antman, MD
New York Winthrop University Hospital
Training Clinical Examination Skills for Diagnosing Infants with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
2019 Elizabeth Liotta, MBBS
Boston Children's Hospital
Post-operative Pain Scores and Opioid Use Following ACL Reconstruction with Quadriceps versus Hamstring Autograft in Adolescents and Young Adults
2018 Michael Horan, MD, MS
Palmetto Health-USC Orthopaedic Center
Resident Benefits on Education and Cultural Sensitivity from Pediatric Orthopaedic Mission Trips to Underserved Regions (COUR)
2018 Teresa Cappello, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
A Cost Effective Cast Saw Simulation-based Educational Module to Improve Cast Saw Removal Safety
2018 Nirav Pandya, MD
The Impact of Patient Education in the Pre-Operative Holding on Post-Operative Opioid in Elective Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Cases
2018 John Vorhies, MD
Stanford Children's Health
Can Commitment Contracts and Financial Incentives Improve Brace Compliance in the Treatment of Clubfoot? A pilot study
2018 Cordelia Carter, MD
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
Creation of a Pediatric Firearm-related Musculoskeletal Injury Database
2018 Sarah Sibbel, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Burnout in Pediatric Orthopedics
2018 Carley Vuillermin, MBBS, FRACS
Boston Children's Hospital
Assessing Valgus Deformity of the Ankle in Children Following a Free Fibular Graft Harvest
2018 Derek Nhan, BS
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Novel Technique for Repairing Partial ACL Tears: Biomechanical Analysis using a Cadaveric Model
2018 Joshua Abzug, MD
University of Maryland
Comparison of Normal and Damaged Human Physes - Can We Identify Factors That Can Stop Injury of the Physis
2018 Jennifer Bauer, MD, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Does it Matter What You Wear to Clinic? What Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Patients and Parents Think
2018 Aristides Cruz, MD
Hasbro Children's Hospital/Brown University
A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment for Type II Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children
2018 Verena Schreiber, MD
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Keeping Casts Dry – A Comparison Study of Effectiveness of Various Commercially Available Cast Covers in the Pediatric Population
2018 Walter Truong, MD
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record for Medical Missions Care
2018 Jeffrey Sawyer, MD
University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic
Long‐Term (> 10 year) Assessment of Outcomes from Surgical Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis: Development of Methodology and Outcome Assessment Tools
2018 Jennifer Beck, MD
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
QSVI of CAM Boot vs Walking Cast for Treatment of Low Risk Ankle Injuries
2018 Shannon Kelly, MD
Children's National Health System
Development of a Resident Educational Program for Casting Skills
2018 Kali Tileston, MD
Stanford University
The role of health mindset in adolescents' compliance with brace wear for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
2018 John T. Anderson, MD
Children's Mercy Hospital
Utilize the Diversity POSNA Members From 13 Participating Centers in the CHOISSE Project to Develop Low Cost Quality Preoperative 3-Minute Educational Videos for Viewing by OR Team Members Before Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Surgical Cases
2018 James Barsi, MD
Stony Brook University Hospital
Validation of a Ponseti Casting Simulation
2018 Jaysson Brooks, MD
Children's of Mississippi/University of Mississippi Medical Center
The Effect of Social Interaction through Mobile Applications on the Quality of Life of Children Diagnosed with Early Onset Scoliosis
2017 Selina Poon, MD
Shriners Hospital for Children
A Pilot Study for Evaluation of Parents and Patients with GMFCS Level II Cerebral Palsy Satisfaction and Comfort with Home Physical Therapy through Tele-Therapy
2017 Daniel Miller
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Improving Trainee Understanding of Pelvic Osteotomies for the Treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
2017 Joshua Murphy, MD
Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta
Impact of an Accelerated Discharge Pathway on Early Outcomes and Recovery Following Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
2017 Martin Morrison
Lorma Linda University
Biomechanical Comparison of External Fixator-Augmented Titanium Elastic Nails Versus Titanium Elastic Nails Alone in an Unstable Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fracture Model
2017 Mathilde Hupin
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's / CHU Ste-Justine Pediatric Orthopaedic Columbia Mission Trip
2017 Elizabeth Hubbard
Shriners Hospital, Lexington, KY
Effect of foot abduction brace type on brace-wear compliance in idiopathic clubfoot
2017 Jeffrey Peck, MD
McLaren-Fling/Kettering University Michigan
Crash safety analysis of currently available vehicular restraint systems for hip spica casted children utilizing specially designed spica-casted pediatric crash test dummies
2017 William Hennrikus, MD
Penn State College of Medicine
Panama City Resident Surgeon Observer-ship at Penn State College of Medicine
2017 Sarah Nossov
Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia
Impact of Family Educational Videos for Increasing Clubfoot Bracing Compliance
2017 David Spiegel, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Implementing and evaluating a Pediatric Modular Trauma Course for orthopaedic surgeons in Pakistan
2017 Sumit Gupta, MD
University of Missouri
The cost of physiologic referrals to a pediatric orthopaedic clinic