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KDHS Research and Scholarship Day

Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Research and Scholarship Day Health Care Moving Forward

April 1, 2022 (virtual event)

  • 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Login
  • 8:00-9:15 a.m. - Keynote Panel Speakers
  • 9:30-1:00 p.m. - Poster Presentation Sessions

Keynote Speakers:

  • Brett Talbot, MD, Diagnostic Radiologist, Medical Imaging Associates
  • Ishan C. Williams, PhD, School of Nursing, University of Virginia
  • Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah



Poster Presentation Winners

Congratulations to the first ever poster presentation award winners! Poster presentations were evaluated by KDHS faculty and winners who were selected received a cash prize.

Graduate Students

  • 1st Place - Megan Mondragon, RN-BSN, DNP-FNP Student, College of Health - School of Nursing; Postpartum Depression Education for Staff at Women Infant and Children Clinics in Idaho
  • 2nd Place - Diana Gilmore, BSN, RN, DNP, FNP-Student & Melody A. Weaver, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, College of Health - School of Nursing; Hispanic Cultural competence for Hospice Workers
  • 3rd Place - Jeremy Boyle, PharmD Candidate; Kathryn Fox, PharmD, Tayler Daniels, PharmD, Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH, MSPharm; Elaine Nguyen, PharmD, MPH, College of Pharmacy; Using National Survey Data: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Surveys with Questions on Chronic Diseases and Social Determinants of Health

Undergraduate Students

  • 1st Place - Anne Dean, Logan Best, Joshua Brooks, and Haley Glenn - College of Health - School of Nursing; Oral Contraceptives; Risk of Thromboembolism
  • 2nd Place - Courtney Brown, Kaitlin Danible, Nicole Spiegel, & Kayse Stone, College of Health - School of Nursing; Materal Outcomes: Midwife vs Obstetric Care

For More Information:

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Meridian: Mary Van Donsel, 

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