THRIV Scholars Inaugural Cohort:  2017-2019

The inaugural class of THRIV Scholars (2017) includes faculty from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Engineering and Applied Sciences.  The awardees, projects, and mentors include:

 

Jessica Keim-Malpass, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Specialty Care, School of Nursing

Research Proposal: A pragmatic clinical trial evaluating impact of continuous predictive monitoring on nurse-driven outcomes in a dynamic intensive care setting (Primary mentor: J. Randall Moorman, MD)

 

 

 

 

Kyle J. Lampe, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Proposal: Bioengineered Hydrogels to Facilitate 3D Neural Stem Cell Survival and Growth in a Stroke Environment (Primary mentor: Bradford B. Worrall, MD, MSc)

 

 

 

Kathleen McManus, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, School of Medicine

Research Proposal:Affordable Care Act’s effects on persons living with HIV (PLWH) in Virginia (Primary mentor: Rebecca Dillingham, MD, MPH)

 

 

Brynne Sullivan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Research Proposal: Pulse Oximetry Cardiorespiratory Scores to Predict Adverse Events and Outcomes in Premature Infants (Primary mentor: J. Randall Moorman, MD)

 

 

 

 

Dustin Walters, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine

Research Proposal: The Role of CD8+ T Cell Mediated Tolerance in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Primary mentor: Sasha Krupnick, MD)

 

The inaugural class of THRIV Scholars with Karen C. Johnston, MD, MSc and Sandra G. Burks, RN, BSN, CCRC.