Medical Student Research in Mental Health
Mentor: Lara Stepleman, PhD
- Rollock, M., Stepleman, L. M., Hudson, W., Casillas, R., Rutter-Goodworth, M.*, & Williams, M. J. (2011, May).Sexual satisfaction in MS: Frequency verses quality of sex communication. Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, Montreal. Quebec.
- Stepleman, L., Stutts, L., Hudson, W., Rutter, M.-C., & Williams, M. (2010, October).Physician-patient communication about sexual functioning. 26th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Gothenburg, Sweden.
- Rutter, M.-C., Stepleman, L. M., Hibbard, J., Johns, L. Wright, D., Hughes, M., & Williams, M. (2010, October).Variables associated with patient activation in persons with multiple sclerosis. 26th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Gothenburg, Sweden.
- Stepleman, L. M. Rutter, M., Hibbard, J., Johns, L., Wright, D. E., & Hughes, M.D. (2010). Validation of the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in a Multiple Sclerosis Clinic Sample and Implications for Care. Disability & Rehabilitation, Vol. 32, No. 19: 1558-1567.
Mentor: Brian Miller, MD
- Culpepper N, Miller BJ , Alaraisanen A, Miettunen J, Jarvelin MR, Koponen H, Rasanen P, Isohanni M, Kirkpatrick B. Paternal Age and Clinical Features in Nonaffective Psychosis. Presented at 2010 MCG Dean's Summer Research Symposium.
Mentor: Adriana Foster, MD
- Poster presentations at the Institute of Psychiatric Services , Boston, MA, Oct 2010:
"Medical Students' Attitudes towards People with Mental Illness Before and After Completion of a Four Week Core Psychiatry Clerkship"
Authors: Joshua Rothstein, MS, MJ Albright, MD, Amy House, PhD, Denise Noseworthy, CPS*, Gareth Fenley, MSW, CPS, Adriana Foster, MD
"Does Service Utilization Match Distribution of Mental Illness in an Inner City Homeless Population? A Helping Hands Grant Project Report"
Authors: Jessica Lee, BS, Erin Dainer, MD, Phillip Murray, MD, Kathryn Echols BS, Anna Maria Moise BS, BA, Philip Neiheisel, Gareth Fenley, MSW, Certified Peer Specialist, Adriana Foster, MD
- Poster Presentation at ADMSEP national meeting, June 2010, Jackson Hole, WY:
"Evaluation of Medical Student Interaction with a Bipolar Virtual Patient Scenario Written by a Peer Support Specialist - a Pilot Study"
Authors: Adriana Foster, Denise Noseworthy, Scott Lind, Shah H, Benjamin Lok, Joon Chuah, Brent Rossen.
- Poster presented at National Outreach Conference in Raleigh, NC, October 2010:
"Students partner with the community to screen homeless mentally ill"
Authors: Diana Murro, Luke Smith, James Gable, Phillip Murray, Gareth Fenley, Peter Buckley, Adriana Foster.
- Hevil Shah, Brent Rossen, Benjamin Lok, Amy House, Scott Lind, and Adriana Foster' s abstract titled: A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Use of an Interactive Virtual Patient with Depression to Teach History-Taking Skills in a Psychiatry Clerkship, Published in Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry Teaching and Learning in medicine, 22(2), 1560163, 2010.
- Foster, A, Noseworthy, D, Londino, D, Lind SD, Shah H, Rossen B, Chuah J, Lok B, The Use of Virtual patients in an Integrated Psychiatry-Neuroanatomy Course and a Psychiatry Clerkship, Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry Teaching and Learning in medicine, 23(1), 101.
- Gable, J, Stirewalt E, Murro D, Smith L, Buckley J, Foster A, Students Partner with the Community to Screen Homeless Mentally Ill, A poster to be presented at the International Congress for Schizophrenia Research in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2011.
- GRU Cancer Center Director Dr. Samir Khleif was awarded the Medical Trailblazer Award by the Augusta City Classic at the organization's annual formal banquet.
- A powerful, focused beam of radiation can help beat back cancer that has spread to the spine and causing patients unrelenting pain, GRU physicians say.
- GRU’s ‘4 Years 4 U’ initiative, which focuses on a dialogue between students and the university’s advising staff, was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education.