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July 20, 2012

Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center holds first research symposium

By Jill Teixeira
Clinical Research Coordinator

The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base.

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Medical Group Clinical Investigation Program held its first research symposium June 27, attended by approximately 65 physicians, nurses and staff.

The symposium gave the graduating residency class a venue to present their research projects and/or scholarly activities to a local forum in order to meet Graduate Medical Education requirements.

Residents presented research performed as part of their residency. The graduation class also showcased innovative practices they employed to accelerate research and investigative projects.

Capt. (Dr.) Mark Stephens, professor and chair, Department of Family Medicine at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md., was the invited moderator.

The Nellis Family Medicine Residency presented Air Force Capt. (Dr.) David Moss with the Resident Scholarship Award.

The Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, the North American Primary Care Research Group and the College of Family Physicians of Canada developed the Resident Scholarship award to recognize and promote increased family medicine research and scholarly activity. Each residency program may select one winner.

The highlights of the symposium included the following presentations:

  • Clinical Inquiries: What is the safest and most effective combination of medications for hypertension? by Capt. (Dr.) David Dy
  • Use of ultrasound in wilderness medicine by Capt. (Dr.) Travis Russell
  • Knowledge, concerns, and myths regarding diabetes: A survey of the U.S. Air Force by Capt. (Dr.) Melissa May
  • A pilot study for a non-inferiority trial of clinician-collected versus patient-collected cervical Papanicolaou smears (SoloPap) by Capt. (Dr.) Tracy Slager
  • Ear acupuncture for acute sore throat. A randomized controlled trial, by Capt. (Dr.) David Moss
  • Aromatherpy with lavender oil to reduce pain and anxiety during cervical colposcopy: Preliminary results of a randomized, controlled trial by Lt. Col. (Dr.) Paul Crawford

The poster presentation session highlighted the following posters:

  • What is the need in preparing DoD Residents to effectively respond in time of disaster or in support of humanitarian response? by Maj.(Dr.) Bryant Martin
  • Mass-Querading MS by Capt. (Dr.) David Moss

Since its establishment in October, 2011, the Clinical Investigation Program has conducted approximately 23 approved clinical investigations and six completed projects. It has received approximately $1.1 million in grant funding and approximately $400,000 in industry support.




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