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Arnold School students participate in Discover USC 2018

May 14, 2018 | Erin Bluvas, bluvase@sc.edu 

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the second Discover USC showcase included more than 1,000 projects from students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical scholars. Arnold School students were well represented among the presenters that presented research, scholarship, leadership and creative projects. UofSC has provided a full list of winners from Discover USC 2018. Winners from the Arnold School are listed below. 

Discover USC 2019 has already been scheduled for Friday, April 26, 2019. 

Arnold School Graduate Student Winners

Name Category Title of Presentation Area of Study
Chamberline Ozigbu Poster Session A Physician’s Practice Variation in Blood Pressure Home Monitoring (BPHM) Recommendations: Results from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survyey (NHANES) 2009 – 2014 Health Services Policy and Management
Sarah King Poster Session I Improving the Walkability of a University Campus one STEP at a Time Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Christopher Perry Poster Session P Eye-hand coordination is modulated by attentional demands Exercise Science
Jonathan Ruiz-Ramie Poster Session P Cardiovascular Health is Associated with Incidence of Elevated C-Reactive Protein over 18 Years of Follow-up: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study Exercise Science
Phani Gummadidala Poster Session Q Flooding is Associated with Increase in Relative Abundance of Aspergillus and Penicillium spp. in Built Environment: Implications to Human Health Environmental Health Sciences
Sara Walden Hanna Poster Session S Examining the Relationship Between Brain Lesion Site and Naming and Comprehension Ability Post-Stroke: A Dual Stream Model Investigation Communication Sciences and Disorders
Emmie Culclasure Poster Session T The Development of Orthographic Knowledge: Exploring Results Communication Sciences and Disorders
Alicia Dahl Three Minute Thesis, Heat F; Overall Second Runner Up The Healthy Motivations for Moms-to-be Study: A Mobile Health Intervention for Targeting Gestational Weight Gain among Pregnant Women Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Tanzir Shuvo Three Minute Thesis, Heat C Alzheimer’s Attributable Costs in the United States: A Secondary Analysis of Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2011-2015 Health Services Policy and Management

 

Arnold School Undergraduate Student Winners

Name Category Place Title of Presentation Major
Nabihah Kumte Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Biology and Biomedical Sciences A Second  Could Mast Cells Be Early Diagnostic Markers of Colorectal Cancer? Public Health
Ryan McNutt Validation of a novel task for designed to examine changes in heart rate variability related to arousal Second Validation of a novel task for designed to examine changes in heart rate variability related to arousal Exercise Science
Nancy Kaura Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences B Second Muscle AKT Signaling Sensitivity to Short-Term Fasting in Tumor Bearing Mice Exercise Science
Maggie Fitzpatrick Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences C First Effects of high definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS) on motor reaction time during speech production and hand movement Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior (Minor)
Chandler Melton Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences C Second Influence of Sex Differences in Concussion Recovery in a Pediatric Population Exercise Science
Hope Woolf Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences C Honorable Mention Dietary Behavior Differences of Children with Minority and Low-Socioeconomic Backgrounds  Public Health
Victoria Turnbul Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences D Second Examining the Roles of Visual Processing and Eye-Hand Coordination in Parkinson's Disease Disability Exercise Science
Rachel Desch Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences E Second Examining the Role of Social Support and Self-Efficacy Related to Healthy Eating During Pregnancy: A Mobile Health Approach Public Health
Ella Ahrens Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences F First Propositional Density as an Indicator of Premature Language Decline in Women with the FMR1 Premutation Communication Sciences and Disorders (Minor)
Karlye Denner Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences F Second Diabetic Care in the Latino Community Exercise Science
Margaret Besse Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Psychology and Neuroscience D First Heart Rate Associations to ADHD Symptoms in Infants and Preschoolers with FXS Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior (Minor)
Morgan Deal Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: Social Sciences B First Perceptions and Impacts of HIV-Specific Criminal Laws Public Health
Taylor Cocuzza Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes A Second Turning a Passion into a Career Path within the Field of Physical Therapy Exercise Science
Destiny Byrd Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes B Second Advocating for a Healthy Campus Public Health
Terry Doan Morning Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes C Second Changing Carolina Peer Leaders- An Experience that Paves a Way to a Future Public Health
Akhila Padi Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Biology and Biomedical Sciences D Second The Role of Resveratrol in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Social Stress Public Health
Jennifer Heiser Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences G Second Reliability of a measure of corticospinal integrity post-stroke Exercise Science
Mackenzie Johnson Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences I First Knockout of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK) facilitates Exercise-induced Beige Fat Formation Public Health
Elizabeth Rizor Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences J First Functional Neural Correlates of Hand Motor Function Differ Based on Level of Motor Severity in Individuals Post-stroke Exercise Science
Emanuel J. Ayala; William A. Clarkson Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences J Second HDL Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Responses to Endurance Exercise Training Exercise Science
Callie McLean Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences K Second A Review of Healthy Eating Interventions Using Faith Based Organizations in the Continental United States Public Health
Peyton Rogers Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: Health Sciences L First Acceptability and Use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) among Low-Income Women in South Carolina Public Health
Jessica Krauss Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect and GLD G Second Leaders Still Need to Learn Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior (Minor)
Courtney Coxwell Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect and GLD K Second Think, Act, Be: The Person USC Has Made Me Public Health
Kayla Madia Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Education themes E Second Growing in Leadership and Collaboration Through Service Exercise Science
Hope Woolf Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes E First Listen to Your Heart Public Health
Olivia Finnegan Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes E Second Graduation with Leadership Distinction: The Significance of Being a Group Fitness Instructor at USC Exercise Science
Olivia Frieden Afternoon Poster Presentation: U/P: USC Connect/GLD - Health themes F First How My Summer in Ghana Shaped My Carolina Experience Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior (Minor)