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Spivey & CPC Competitions

Congratulations to this year's 

Spivey and CPC Winners!

Spivey Platform Winners

1st Place - Lindsey Ball, MD (Wellspan York Hospital)    
Suspected Appendicitis in the Emergency Department:  Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Runner Up - Deirdre Warner, DO (Lehigh Valley Hospital)           
Evaluating the effectiveness of the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test as an ED screening tool for geriatric fall risk assessment

Honorable Mention - Marissa Cohen, MD (St. Luke's University Health Network)             
The Effect of Acute Alcohol Intoxication on Serum Lab Values in Trauma Patients

Honorable Mention - Vanessa Ferla, MD (Allegheny General Hospital)  
Insurance Status of Emergency Patients Before and After the Implementation of the
Affordable Care Act

Honorable Mention - Matt Pitzer, DO (Duke Lifepoint Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center)
Comparison of Intubation Modalities in Cadevar Models while Wearing Personal Protective Equipment
Electronic Poster Presentation Winners
1st Place - Elena Berg, DO (St. Luke's University Health Network)             
Measurement of a novel biomarker, sPLA2­IIA as a marker of an inflammatory response in patient meeting SIRS criteria

Runner Up - Emily Kiernan, DO (Lehigh Valley Hospital)
Lack of Gender Differences in Prevalence of Homelessness in the Emergency Department (ED)

1st Place - Resident - Ryan Anderson (Lehigh Valley Hospital) 
Ovarian vein thrombosis

1st Place - Faculty - Ben Lawner, MD (Allegheny General Hospital)
Pyridiaum induced nemolytic anemia

Runner Up - Resident - Kanan Silvas, MD (Allegheny General Hospital)      
Bodd-Chiari Syndrome

Runner Up - Faculty - Rika O'Malley, MD (Einstein)
Ovarian vein thrombosis     

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