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2019
Friday, April 12th
9:00 AM

Anxiety Mediates the Relationship between Sexual Trauma Stigma and Somatic Health Complaints

Rebecca Altschuler
Gabrielle Caselman, East Tennessee State University
Madison Hinkle, East Tennessee State University
Julia Dodd, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Patient Choice to Opt-In or Opt-Out of Telephonic Health-Related Social Need Navigation Program

Sam Bailey MPH
Nathan Hale PhD, MPH

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Patient Outcome from Nontraditional Motorized Vehicle Accidents

Oluwaseun O. Famojuro, Department of Bio-statistics & Epidemiology,College of Public Health,ETSU
Mathew Leonard, Johnson City Medical Center(Division of Trauma Services)
Megan Quinn, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology,College of Public Health,ETSU
Bracken J. Burns, Johnson City Medical Center(Division of Trauma Services)

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

S100A9 Sustains Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Expansion and Immunosuppression During Chronic Murine Sepsis

Tuqa Alkhateeb PharmD, East Tennessee State University
Ajinkya Kumbhare MD, East Tennessee State University
Isatou Bah BS, East Tennessee State University
Mohamed Elgazzar PhD, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Lights, Clock, Action! Circadian Rhythms of Locomotor Activity in Larinioides cornutus Indicate Extreme Flexibility in Photo-entrainment

Madeleine K. Miller, East Tennessee State University
Thomas C. Jones, East Tennessee State University
Darrell Moore, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 1

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Crystallization of a Flavonol-Specific 3-O Glucosyltransferase and Site-Directed Mutants from Grapefruit

Aaron Birchfield, East Tennessee State University
Cecilia McIntosh, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 2

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Intervertebral Variation in Colubrid Snakes

Austin R.J. Gause, East Tennessee State University
Lance D. Jessee, East Tennessee State University
Blaine W. Schubert, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 3

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Intervertebral Variation of North American Pit Vipers (Squamata, Viperidae) Using Geometric Morphometrics

Lance D. Jessee, East Tennessee State University
Austin Gause, East Tennessee State University
Blaine W. Schubert, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 4

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Circadian Resonance and Entrainment in Three Spider Species (Frontinella communis, Metazygia wittfeldae, and Cyclosa turbinata)

Raven Ragsdale
Colin Shone, East Tennessee State University
Madeleine Miller, East Tennessee State University
Andrew Shields, East Tennessee State University
Thomas C. Jones, East Tennessee State University
Darrell Moore, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 5

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A possible lux R solo type regulator of an antibiotic-like compound from the soil bacterium Rhodococcus

Katelyn Sellick, East Tennessee State University
Bert Lampson, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 6

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Chronoecology of the Cave Dwelling Orb-Weaver Spider, Meta ovalis (Araneae: Tetragnathidae)

Rebecca Steele
Clinton Elmore, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca Wilson, East Tennessee State University
Darrell James Moore, East Tennessee State University
Blaine W. Schubert, East Tennessee State University
Thomas Charles Jones, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 7

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Musteline (Mustelidae) fossil remains from the Early Pliocene Gray Fossil Site of Tennessee: the first pre-Pleistocene record of weasels in the Eastern United States

Ronald W. Peery, East Tennessee State University
Joshua X. Samuels, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 8

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Ecological Niche Modeling and Sustainable Agroforestry: Climate Change Mitigation for Guatemalan Coffee

April Bledsoe, East Tennessee State University
Danika Mosher, East Tennessee State University
Mitchell Ogden, East Tennessee State University
Monica Ayala, East Tennessee State University
T. Andrew Joyner Joyner, East Tennessee State University
Ingrid Luffman, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 9

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Observing Clusters and Point Densities in Johnson City, TN Crime Using Nearest Neighbor Hierarchical Clustering and Kernel Density Estimation

Mitchell S. Ogden, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 10

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Analyzing Winter Weather and Climate Trends of the Ski Resorts in North Carolina Through the Use of Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) Stations

Danika L. Mosher, East Tennessee State University
T. Andrew Joyner, East Tennessee State University
Ingrid Luffman, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 11

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Paleochannel or Palisade? Preliminary Geophysical Investigations of a Linear Feature at the Runion Archaeological Site, Washington County, Tennessee

Montana L. Kruske, East Tennessee State University
Dr. Eileen G. Ernenwein, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 12

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Average Free-Running Period in Spider (Frontinella communis) Peaks and Desynchronizes Throughout its Active Season

Shae Crain
Thomas Jones, East Tennessee State University
Darrell Moore 2346742

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Poster Number: 13

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Chronological and Paleobiological Controls on the Expression of Mastodon (Proboscidea, Mammutidae) Mandibular Tusks in North America

Matthew Inabinett, East Tennessee State University
Chris Widga, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 14

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Nicotine-enhanced sign tracking results in greater cocaine demand in rats using a behavior economic analysis approach.

Chloe T. Majors, East Tennessee State University
Dustin C. Harryman, East Tennessee State University
Amanda L. Smith, East Tennessee State University
Taylor C. Day, East Tennessee State University
Merlyn Pham, East Tennessee State University
Madison M. Kosky, East Tennessee State University
Emily Stillwell, East Tennessee State University
Matthew Palmatier

Ballroom

Poster Number: 15

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Role of CTRP3 in Preventing Testicular Lesions in an Alcoholic Mouse Model

Carleigh Goebel, East Tennessee State University
Allan D. Forsman, East Tennessee State University
Jonathan M. Peterson 9465223, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 16

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Effects of Simulated Space Flight on Ovarian Tissue

Kaylyn Cavin
Allan Forsman, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 17

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Aging and kinase kinetics of Y77E11.A and Y17G7B.10 in C. Elegans

Jacob Goodlaxson

Ballroom

Poster Number: 18

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Effects of Simulated Spaceflight Conditions on the Myometrium of the Mouse Uterus

Ahmed Elgazzar
Allan D. Forsman, East Tennessee State University
Xiao W. Mao, Loma Linda University
Michael J. Pecaut, Loma Linda University
Nina C. Nishiyama, Loma Linda University
Mary Campbell-Beachler, Loma Linda University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 19

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Alcohol enhances economic demand for nicotine in rats selectively bred for alcohol preference.

Madison M. Kosky, East Tennessee State University
Dustin C. Harryman, East Tennessee State University
Amanda L. Smith, East Tennessee State University
Liza J. Hernandez
Gerald A. Deehan, East Tennessee State University
Matthew Palmatier

Ballroom

Poster Number: 20

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A Novel Compound to Combat Invasive Staphylococcal Species in Human and Animal Medicine

Leah McHale, East Tennessee State University
Tasha K. Nelson, East Tennessee State University
Sean Fox, East Tennessee State University
William Clark, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 21

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Developing a C. elegans Co-infection Model for Assessing Bacterial-Fungal Interactions

Dylan Foster
Gethien Andrew
Sean Fox, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 22

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Effects of Non-photic Zeitgebers on the Circadian Clock in the Common House Spider, Parasteatoda tepidariorum

Mattea A. Garmany
Darrell Moore, East Tennessee State University
Thomas C. Jones, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 23

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Lack of Osteopontin Decreases Systolic and Diastolic Functional Parameters of the Heart Following Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury

Caytlin James, East Tennessee State University
Suman Dalal, East Tennessee State University
Mahipal Singh, East Tennessee State University
Krishna Singh, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 24

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Food Intake and Body Weight Gain in Male and Female Mice

Callie Leah Root

Ballroom

Poster Number: 25

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

GENE EXPRESSION OF CYTOKINES AND OXIDATIVE STRESS MARKERS IN CTRP3 TRANSGENIC MICE WITH CHRONIC ETHANOL EXPOSURE

Ryan Abens

Ballroom

Poster Number: 26

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Short-Chain Fatty Acid Profiles for Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kyla Scott
Brooke Beasley, East Tennessee State University
John Sterrett, East Tennessee State University
Wesley Gill, Quillen College of Medicine
Andrew Clark, East Tennessee State University
Michelle Chandley, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 27

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Effects of a Novel Anti-inflammatory on Behavioral Tests of Cognition and Anxiety in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Hannah E. Rauhuff, East Tennessee State University
W Drew Gill, East Tennessee State University
Heath W. Shelton, East Tennessee State University
Cody W. Kerns, East Tennessee State University
Prasad Gabbita
Russell W. Brown, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 28

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A new genus of desmognathan salamander (Plethodontidae) from the early Pliocene Gray Fossil Site of Northeast Tennessee

R. Davis Gunnin, East Tennessee State University
Blaine W. Schubert, East Tennessee State University
Joshua X. Samuels, East Tennessee State University
Keila E. Bredehoeft

Ballroom

Poster Number: 29

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Distribution and Diversity of Plethodontid Salamanders in Southern Greene County, Tennessee

Megan Amber Southerland, Tusculum University
Stevem C. Keitzer, Tusculum College

Ballroom

Poster Number: 30

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

EDGES: Radial Star Formation Histories in Nearby Galaxies NGC4102 and UGC07608

Isaiah S. Cox, East Tennessee State University
Kristin R. Anderson, California State University, Long Beach
Loius M. Bran, California State University, Channel Islands
Carolyn L. Drake, Whitman College
Nathan J. Lee, University of Wyoming
Jacob D. Pilawa, Colgate University
Frederick A. Slane, University of Wyoming
Susana Soto, Cerritos College
Emily I. Jensen, University of Wyoming
Jessica S. Sutter, University of Wyoming
Jordan A. Turner, University of Wyoming
Henry A. Kobulnicky, University of Wyoming
Daniel A. Dale, University of Wyoming

Ballroom

Poster Number: 31

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Reburying a Mastodon: A Digitization Workflow for Vertebrate Paleontological Spatial Data

Matthew Bushell, East Tennessee State University
Chris Widga, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 32

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Combining Fitts’s Law with Angular Size

Jacob Gillenwater, East Tennessee State University
Stephen Fields, East Tennessee State University
Cheryl Cornett, East Tennessee State University
Chrisopher Wallace, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 33

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Comparing Political Campaigns with Respect to Gender: The 2016 Senatorial Election Cycle

Matthew Jones

Ballroom

Poster Number: 34

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Spatial Extent of Diffuse X-Ray Emitting Regions in Major Merging Galaxies

Peter Wagstaff
Dr. Beverly J. Smith, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 35

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Anticipation vs. opportunism: a test of an ecological hypothesis regarding the diel distribution of locomotor activity in spiders.

Andrew Shields, East Tennessee State University
Darrell J. Moore Dr., East Tennessee State University
Thomas C. Jones Dr., East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 36

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Hydrolysis of Acetic Anhydride in Water/Tetrahydrofuran Co-solvent Systems Using Eyring Activation Energy Analysis.

Wasiu ALOWONLE Afolaju Mr, East Tennessee State University
SCOTT Dane Dr, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 37

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Simple Pretreatment of Arundo Donax and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulosic Materials

Akintayo Fatunwase

Ballroom

Poster Number: 38

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Quantification of Acetylcholine Release from Splenocytes for Exploration of the Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway

Sarah Lawson
Stacy Brown, East Tennessee State University
Donald Hoover, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 39

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Development and validation of a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometric method for quantification of nicotine in e-cigarette liquids

Remonica Jackson, East Tennessee State University
Mariah Huskey, East Tennessee State University
Stacy Brown, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 40

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

One year monitoring of potency change in commercial ibuprofen products stored in a household setting exposed to normal day-to-day temperature and humidity fluctuations

Timothy Archibald
Stacy Brown, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 41

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Theranostic Nanoparticles for Simultanous Detection and Treatment of Cancer

Samson Niyi Dada

Ballroom

Poster Number: 42

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Computational Studies of the Spin Trapping Behavior of Melatonin and its Derivatives

Oladun Solomon Oladiran, East Tennessee State University
Scott J. KIrkby, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 43

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Eco-Smart Can

Darack B. Nanto, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 44

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Use of Suzuki Coupling Reaction for Synthesis of Functionalized Materials

Anastasia Kuvayskaya, East Tennessee State University
Aleksey Vasiliev, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 45

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Extraction, Purification, and Characterization of Radioprotective Agent gamma-Tocotrienol Isomer in Palm Oil

Kwabena Fobi, East Tennessee State University
Bronson Lynn, East Tennessee State University
Abbas Gholipour Shilabin, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 46

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Ruthenium Compounds for Photodynamic Chemotherapeutics and Solar Fuel Generation

Carter A. Delsorbo, Tusculum University
Annie B. McCullough, Tusculum University
Pau Peiro'Vila, Tusculum University
Lyndsey B. Pulliam, Tusculum University
Alyssa N. Rojas, Tusculum University
Kayla M. Sager, Tusculum University
Dennis L. Ashford, Tusculum University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 47

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Effects of Nictotinamide Riboside and Beta-Hydroxybutyrate on C. elegans Lifespan

Jeffery Dylan Peters, East Tennessee State University
Patrick Bradshaw, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 48

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

We All Need Somebody to Lean on: Social Support as a Protective Factor for Individuals with Childhood Adversity

Rachel Clingensmith
Diana Morelen

Ballroom

Poster Number: 49

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Surrender to God Predicts Lower Levels of Substance Use Addiction

Joseph Barnet, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca Kinsler, East Tennessee State University
Amanda Trent, East Tennessee State University
Emily Joyner, East Tennessee State University
Andrea Clements, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 50

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Negative Religious Coping and Alcohol Misuse: Forgiveness and Humility among Religious Believers and Non-Believers

Benjamin B. Hall, East Tennessee State University
Jon R. Webb, Texas Tech University
Loren Toussaint, Luther College
Jameson K. Hirsch, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 51

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Quality of Life as a Protective Factor Against Substance Misuse Among Adults with a History of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Kathleen Tatro, East Tennessee State University
Rachel Clingensmith, East Tennessee State University
Diana Morelen, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 52

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

“I Forgive Myself and God:” Coping and Distress Among Parents of Children with Disabilities

Morgan K. Treaster, East Tennessee S
Stephanie Penpek, East Tennesee State University
Jon R. Webb, Texas Tech University
Loren Toussaint, Luther College
Jameson K. Hirsch, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 53

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Positive Future Time Perspective, PTSD, and Insomnia in Veterans: Do Anger and Shame Keep You Awake?

Heather Altier
Morgan K. Treaster
Jameson K. Hirsch

Ballroom

Poster Number: 54

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Listener Attitudes Towards Individuals with Voice Disorders

Haley Ballone, East Tennessee State University
Alyssa Farris, East Tennessee State University
Natalie Foulks, East Tennessee State University
Savannah Richardson, East Tennessee State University
Chaya Nanjundeswaran, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 55

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Error-related Negativity and Feedback-related Negativity on a Reinforcement Learning Task

Elizabeth Ridley, East Tennessee State University
Marissa Jones, East Tennessee State University
Ethan Ashworth, East Tennessee State University
Eric Sellers, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 56

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Association Between Time Trying to Conceive and Self-Perceptions of Female Infertility

Morgan Barker, East Tennessee State University
Emily Clark, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca Altschuler, M.A., East Tennessee State University
Julia Dodd, Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 57

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Changes in Familiarity of Service Providers with Trauma Informed Care Over Time

Kaelyn Bishop, East Tennessee State University
Valerie Hoots, East Tennessee State University
Andrea Clements, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 58

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

How Emotional Body Expressions Direct an Infant's First Look

Samantha Bosse
Alyson Chroust, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 59

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Physical Abuse in Pregnant Appalachian Mothers: Associations with Religious Values and Forgiveness

Emily Brady, East Tennessee State University
Haley Henderson, East Tennessee State University
Valerie Hoots, East Tennessee State University
Joseph Barnet, East Tennessee State University
Andrea Clements, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 60

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Investigating the EEG Error-Related Negativity in College Students with ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression

Mariacristina Canini, East Tennessee State University
Marissa R. Jones, East Tennessee State University
Ben Sawyer, East Tennessee State University
Ethan Ashworth
Eric W. Sellers, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 61

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Anticipated Stigma and Anxiety Symptoms: Does Concealment of Sexual Orientation Moderate this Relationship?

Emily A. Clark, East Tennessee State University
Byron D. Broks, East Tennessee State University
Sarah A. Job, East Tennessee State University
Stacey L. Williams, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 62

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Mindfulness and Religiosity/Spirituality as Protecting Factors for Internalizing Symptoms Associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Moderated Moderation Model

Kayla Heineken, East Tennessee State University
Diana Marie Morelen, East Tennessee State University
Rachel M. Clingensmith, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 63

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Does Engagement in Online Dating Lead to Greater Dating Success for Rejection Sensitive Individuals?

Elizabeth Wilson, East Tennessee State University
Ginette Blackhart, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 64

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Differences in the role of Anticipated Discrimination and Social Support in the Relationship with Depression for TGNC and non-TNGC sexual minorities

Emerson A. Todd, East Tennessee State University
Sarah A. Job MA, East Tennessee State University
Stacey L. Williams PhD, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 65

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Let's get Personal: The Relationship between Rejection Sensitivity, True Self, and Self-Disclosure in Online Environments

Daisy Hernandez
Margaret A. Hance, East Tennessee State Univeristy
Ginette Blackhart, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 66

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Data Quality: Does Time of Semester Matter?

Linden Hillhouse
Ginette Blackhart, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 67

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Relationship Between Joint Attention and Language in Multiparous and Uniparous Households

Hannah C. Manis, East Tennessee State University
Wallace E. Dixon Jr., East Tennessee State University
Lauren P. Driggers-Jones, East Tennessee State University
Jordan K. Willey, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 68

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Psychache and Suicide Risk in the LGBTQ Community: Considering the Role of Time Perspective

Rachel E. Meek, East Tennessee State University
Morgan K. Treaster B.A., East Tennessee State University
Katie J. Tanner B.S., East Tennessee State University
Jameson K. Hirsch Ph. D., East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 69

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Affect intensity, drug motivations, and polysubstance use

Candice Seymore
kelly Moore, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 70

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Effects of Self-Care on Undergraduate Stress

Gabriel Simerly
Ginette Blackhart, East Tennessee State University
Parker A. Dreves, East Tennessee State University
Robin L. Leonard, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 71

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Observing the Connection Between the Religious Support Perceived by Children and the Number of Adverse Childhood Experiences Faced

Tayla Sluss
Diana Morelen, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 72

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Enduring Effects of Conditioned Flavor Cues, Associated with Alcohol-Drinking During Adolescence, on Cue-Induced Alcohol-Drinking and –Seeking in Adulthood

Mckenzie Taylor, East Tennessee State University
Julianna Alley, East Tennessee State University
Liza Hernandez, East Tennessee State University
Jacob Underwood, East Tennessee State University
Destiny Zabala, East Tennessee State University
Gerald A. Deehan, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 73

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Detached Tidal Dwarf Galaxies

Mark Jones
Beverly J. Smith, East Tennessee State University
Mark Giroux, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 74

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Political Backlash in Regards to the LGBTQ+ Commmunity in the Past Twelve Years

Donald Townsend

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Poster Number: 75

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Boys Like Me: Neurodivergence in the Young Adult Novel

Malikai Bass
Scott Agusta Karen Honeycutt Dr, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 76

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Strangers in a Strange Land: A Study of the Religious and Cultural Identity of the Kindertransport Children

Rachael Sneed

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Poster Number: 77

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Patient Choice to Opt-In or Opt-Out of Telephonic Health-Related Social Need Navigation Program

Sam Bailey MPH
Nathan Hale PhD, MPH

Ballroom

Poster Number: 78

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Evaluation of Tomato Farmworker Ergonomics using Electromyography

Mercy Aula, East Tennessee State University
Ken Silver, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 79

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Objective Measurement of Cognitive Systems During Effortful Listening

Lucia Menozi B.S.
David Ryan Ph.D.
Kim S. Schairer Ph.D.
Sherri L. Smith Au.D., Ph.D.
Marcy K. Lau Au.D., Ph.D.

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Poster Number: 80

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Comparisons of the VA and Auditec Versions of NU-6 on Older Listeners with SNHL

Cayce Griffin

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Poster Number: 81

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Examining the Effectiveness of Training Protocols of Universal Newborn Hearing Screeners in the Appalachia region of the United States

Saravanan Elangovan, East Tennessee State University
Ashley Brown
Molly Harman, East Tennessee State University
Shannon Bramlette, East Tennessee State University
Diana Wilson, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 82

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Perceptions of Community-dwelling Patients and Caregivers of Patient-Centered Care in Central Appalachia: An Exploratory Study

Kristy J. Gagnon MPH, East Tennessee State University
Mary Ann Littleton PhD, East Tennessee State University
Amy M. Poole MSc, East Tennessee State University
Cynthia J. Blair BA, Johnson City School System
Timir K. Paul MD, PhD, East Tennessee State University
Ginny Kidwell MA, East Tennessee State University
Liang Wang MD, PhD, East Tennessee State University
Vicki Casenburg BA, Cumberland Marketing
Lynn Frierson BA, Mended Hearts, Johnson City Chapter
Rob Gregory BA, Karing Hearts Cardiology Services
Carl Voigt BA, Mended Hearts, Johnson City Chapter
Hadii M. Mamudu PhD, MPA, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 83

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Medical Student Burnout in a Small-Sized Medical School

Adam Y. Chan, East Tennessee State University
Elizabeth Farabee, East Tennessee State University
Grace Wholley, East Tennessee State University
Peter Blosser, East Tennessee State University
Jordan L. Herring, Medical College of Georgia
Richard L. Wallace, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 84

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of the Patient-Provider Interaction During Contraceptive Counseling on the Satisfaction with and Confidence Using the Selected Birth Control Method Among Southern Women

Paezha McCartt, East Tennessee State University
Nathan Hale, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 85

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Association between Substance Use and Weapon-Related Injuries among Middle and High School Students in the United States

Christian Nwabueze

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Poster Number: 86

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Geographic Differences in Contraception Access and Utilization Within Family Planning Organizations in South Carolina

Glory Okwori
Nathan Hale, East Tennessee State University
Micheal Smith, East Tennessee
Kate Beatty, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 87

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Generational Differences in Support for Syringe Service Programs in Tennessee

Samuel Pettyjohn, East Tennessee State University
Manul Awasthi, East Tennessee State University
Kelly Foster, East Tennessee State University
Joseph Baker, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 88

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!: A Descriptive Analysis of the Intentions and Behaviors of College Students

Brady Ratliff, East Tennessee State University
Stephanie Mathis, East Tennessee State University
Mina McVeigh, East Tennessee State University
Angela Hagaman, East Tennessee State University
Morgan Jones, East Tennessee State University
Nicholas Hagemeier, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 89

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Mutated Kinase Deficiency Alters the Autophagic Response During Chronic Myocardial Infarction

Mary Wingard
Dr. Suman Dalal, East Tennessee State University
Patsy Thrasher
Laura Daniel
Dr. Mahipal Singh, East Tennessee State University
Dr. Krishna Singh, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 90

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

S100A9 Sustains Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Expansion and Immunosuppression During Chronic Murine Sepsis

Tuqa Alkhateeb PharmD, East Tennessee State University
Ajinkya Kumbhare MD, East Tennessee State University
Isatou Bah BS, East Tennessee State University
Mohamed Elgazzar PhD, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 91

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The prevention of αDβ2-mediated macrophage adhesion to inflamed extracellular matrix thwarts macrophage retention during chronic inflammation

Kui Cui, East Tennessee State University
Christopher Ardell, East Tennessee State University
Nataly Podolnikova, Arizona State University
Valentin Yakubenko, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 92

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Exploring Faculty and Students' Attitudes About Consensual Sexual Relationships and Sexual Harassment on College Campuses

April Gimlin
Courtney A. Crittenden, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
April Bennett, Old Dominion University
Tammy S. Garland, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Ballroom

Poster Number: 93

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Public Knowledge and Opinions on Differences Between Hearing Professionals

Brandy Davenport
Marc Fagelson, East Tennessee State University
Marcy Kay Lau, East Tennessee State University
Saravanan Elangovan, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 94

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT): Process Improvement in a Nurse-Managed Clinic Serving the Homeless

Ryan Kerrins, East Tennessee State University
Jean Hemphill, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 95

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Association between multiple cardiovascular comorbidities and the prevalence of Heart attack among peripheral arterial disease patients in rural Central Appalachia.

Adeola Olubukola Awujoola, East Tennessee State University
Sylvester Olubolu Orimaye, East Tennessee State University
Adekunle Olumide Oke, East Tennessee State University
Moboni Mokikan, East Tennessee State University
Olufeyisayo Odebunmi, East Tennessee State University
Paul Timir Kumar Dr, East Tennessee State University
Hadi Mamudu Dr, East Tennessee State University
Alamian Ashram, , East Tennessee State University
David Stewart, , East Tennessee State University
Amy Poole, , East Tennessee State University
Terrie Walker, Ballad health
Gerald Blackwell, Ballad health

Ballroom

Poster Number: 96

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

NTRK2 Gene Expression Levels in Laser Captured Glutamatergic Neurons From Animal Models of Social Behavior Deficits

Misty Fain, East Tennessee State University
Brooke Beasley, East Tennessee State University
Ryan Abens, East Tennessee State University
Kyla Scott, East Tennessee State University
Wesley Gill, East Tennessee State University
Michelle Chandley, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 97

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Who Receives SLP Services in the NICU?

Emily Horstman, East Tennessee State University
Kelsi Sanders, East Tennessee State University
Makaela Nava-Sifuentes, East Tennessee State University
Spencer Townsend, East Tennessee State University
Caroline H. Bowman, East Tennessee State University
Kerry Proctor-Williams, East Tennessee State University
Niki Carder, Niswonger Children's Hospital

Ballroom

Poster Number: 98

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Influence of Diabetes on Peripheral Arterial Disease comorbidities in the Central Appalachian Region between 2008 and 2018.

Moboni Mokikan, East Tennessee State University
Sylvester Olubolu Orimaye, East Tennessee State University
Adeola Olubukola Awujoola, East Tennessee State University
Olufeyisayo Opeyemi Odebunmi, East Tennessee State University
Adekunle Olumide Oke, East Tennessee State University
Arsham Alamian, East Tennessee State University
David Stewart, East Tennessee State University
Liang Wang, East Tennessee State University
Amy Poole, East Tennessee State University
Gerald Blackwell, Ballad Health
Terrie Walker, Ballad Health
Hadii Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 99

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Identifying Multiple Risk Factors of Hypertension For Reducing The Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease in Rural Central Appalachia

Olufeyisayo Odebunmi, East Tennessee State University
Sylvester Olubolu Orimaye, East Tennessee State University
Moboni Tosin Mokikan, East Tennessee State University
Adeola Olubukola Awujoola, East Tennessee State University
Adekunle Olumide Oke, East Tennessee State University
Amy Poole, East Tennessee State University
Timir Kumar Paul
Terrie Walker, Ballad Health
Gerald Blackwell, Ballad Health
Arsham Alamian, East Tennessee State University
David W. Stewart, East Tennessee State University
Hadii Mohammed Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

Ballroom

Poster Number: 100

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

An association between smoking status and homocysteine levels and whether this association is modified by sex hormones and cholesterol.

Manul Awasthi, East Tennessee State University
Ogbebor Enaholo Omoike, East Tennessee State University
Timir Kumar Paul, East Tennessee State University
Stanley Lee Ridner, East Tennessee State University
Hadii Mohammed Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 101

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Gut Microbiome and Inflammation in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sarah M. Parkinson, East Tennessee State University
Brooke Beasley, East Tennessee State University
Michelle Chandley, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 102

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Clinician-Research Collaboration: Determining Research Interests & Needs of Clinicians in the Tri-Cities, Tennessee

Jessica Weiner, East Tennessee State University
Mary Trifiro, East Tennessee State University
Lauren Fabrize, East Tennessee State University
Kara Detty, East Tennessee State University
Brenda Louw, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 103

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Young Adults with Cleft Lip and Palate: Personal Perspectives on Transition of Care

Courtney Buchanan, East Tennessee State University
Bethany Johnson, East Tennessee State University
Jade Morgan, East Tennessee State University
Jessica Morgan, East Tennessee State University
Carissa Padgett, East Tennessee State University
Brenda Louw, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 104

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Design and Development of a Comprehensive and Interactive Diabetic Parameter Monitoring System

Nusrat Jahan Chowdhury, East Tennessee State University
Joseph Blevins, East Tennessee State University
Phoenix Ragsdale, East Tennessee State University
Tahsin Rezwana, East Tennessee State University
Ferdaus Ahmed Kawsar Dr., East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 105

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Sociodemographic Factors and Health-Risk Behaviors Associated with Recent Utilization of Dental Services Among South-Central Appalachian Adolescents

Hima Bindu Dubasi, East Tennessee State University
Kiana Rachele Johnson Dr., Quillen college of Medicine

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Poster Number: 106

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Factors Influencing Attitude Towards The Use of Mosquito Nets in Households in The Gambia

Muhammed Jawla, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Folawiyo S. Olanrewaju, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Megan Quinn, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology,College of Public Health,ETSU

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Poster Number: 107

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Hepatitis C Virus Screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers in Rural Appalachia

Folawiyo S. Olanrewaju, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Ayotola Falodun, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Muhammed Jawla, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Patricia Vanhook, College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University
Stacey McKenzie, College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 108

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Association between Stigma and Intimate Partner Violence among Newly HIV-Diagnosed Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men

Jie Yin
Na Wang, Guilin Medical University
Bo Huang, Guilin Medical University
Yuhua Ruan, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
K. Rivet Amico, University of Michigan
Sten H. Vermund, Yale School of Public Health
Han-Zhu Qian, Yale School of Public Health
Shimin Zheng, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 109

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Development of Public Health Indicator Visualization Tool

Jean Marie Nshimiyimana Mr, East Tennessee State University
Oluwafeyisayo Oyeniyi
Mathew Seiler Mr, East Tennessee State University
Kimberly Hawkins Ms., East Tennessee State University
Temitope Adeyanju Mr, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 110

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Investigating The Association Between Chronic Kidney Disease and Clinical Outcomes.

Naveen Ramzan
Shimin Zheng, East Tennessee State Univeristy
Hemang Panchal, East Tennessee State University
Edward Leinaar
Christian Nwabueze
Timir K. Paul

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Poster Number: 111

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Medical Scribes in a Family Medicine Residency Program: An Implementation Outcomes Study

Mary Catherine Rush, Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, East Tennessee State University
Todd Leibowitz DO, MSMS, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine
Katherine Stone DO, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine
Jodi Polaha PhD, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine
Leigh Johnson MD, MPH, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine

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Poster Number: 112

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Role of Estrogen Deficiency on Cardiovascular Disease following Chronic Sympathetic Stimulation

Hayley Seaton, East Tennessee State University
Krishna Singh, East Tennessee State University
Cerrone R. Foster, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 113

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Investigation into Characteristics of Bench Press using PUSH™ Band

Avery Peters, East Tennessee State University
Kimitake Sato, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 114

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Systematic Screening to Identify Medication Lockbox Needs in Pediatric Primary Care

Emily Greasamar, East Tennessee State University
Taylor Hall, East Tennessee State University
Samantha Pamfill, East Tennessee State University
Tolliver M. Robert PhD, ETSU Quillen College of Medicine
Deborah Thibeault DSW, LCSW, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 115

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Role of Osteopontin in Extracellular Matrix Remodeling Following Chronic Sympathetic Stimulation in The Aging Heart

Danisha Marie Davis, East Tennessee State University
Suman Dalal, East Tennessee State University
Connor James, East Tennessee State University
Cerrone R. Foster, East Tennessee State University
Krishna Singh, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 116

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Role of the Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated Kinase on Diastolic and Systolic Function in Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Pearl McCuistion, East Tennessee State University
Laura Daniel
Cerrone Foster, East Tennessee State University
Krishna Singh

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Poster Number: 117

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Expression of Oxidized Protein Hydrolase in Bladder Cancers

Noah P. Rutherford, East Tennessee State University
William Stone, East Tennessee State University
Tesha E. Blair, East Tennessee State Universtiy
Bel Krishna Thakuri, East Tennessee State University
Marianne Brannon, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 118

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Circulating Oligomeric State and Circadian Rhythm Regulation of CTRP3

Greta Trogen

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Poster Number: 119

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

PARP1 inhibition produces unique antidepressant effects in an animal model of treatment-resistant depression

Hebah Alkhateeb, East Tennessee State University
Gregory A. Ordway, East Tennessee State University
W. Drew Gill, East Tennessee State University
Joshua B. Coleman, East Tennessee State University
Hui Wang-Heaton, East Tennessee State University
Russell W. Brown, East Tennessee State University
Michelle Chandley, East Tennessee State University
Libby Ligon, East Tennessee State University
Zachary Carter, East Tennessee State University
Jacob Couthard, East Tennessee State University
Rachel Meek, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 120

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Laser Capture Microdissection Analysis of Inflammatory-Related Alterations in Postmortem Brain Tissue of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Brooke Beasley, East Tennessee State University
Aubrey Sciara, East Tennessee State University
Tiffani Carrasco, Dartmouth College
Gregory Ordway Dr., Quillen College of Medicine
Michelle Chandley Dr., East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 121

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The effect of leptin on metabolic- and cardiovascular-related pre-sympathetic hypothalamic neurons in mice.

Kynlee Hillard
Matthew Zahner
David Kyle Mounger
Brooke Tipton
Grayson Jo White

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Poster Number: 122

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

GLP-1 agonist liraglutide increases metabolic- and cardiovascular-related sympathetic activity of the central nervous system.

David Kyle Mounger, East Tennessee State University
Kynlee Hillard, East Tennessee State University
Brooke Tipton, East Tennessee State University
Grayson D. White, East Tennessee State University
Matthew R. Zahner, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 123

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Effect of Sepsis on Circulating CTRP3 Levels

Adam Musick, East Tennessee State University
Madison Shipley, East Tennessee State University
Fei Tu, East Tennessee State University
Chuanfu Li, East Tennessee State University
Valentin Yakubenko, East Tennessee State University
Jonathan Peterson, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 124

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Maturation and synapse formation of olfactory sensory neurons after injury

Colin R. Yarid, East Tennessee State University
Rudy T. Chapman, East Tennessee State University
Diego J. Rodriguez-Gil, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 125

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Self-report Participation of Physical Activity Outside School on Rate of Motor Skills Development in Elementary Students

Maritza Cuevas, East Tennessee State University
Kara Lynn Boynewicz Dr., East Tennessee State University
Brandi Eveland-Sayers Dr., East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 126

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Spontaneous Esophageal Rupture without Risk Factors

Daniel W. Epperson, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University
Stephen B. Blankenship MD, FAAEM, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 127

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Mesenteric panniculitis, an unusual presentation of abdominal pain

Ankit Patel, East Tennessee State University
Yazan Alkawaleet, East Tennessee State University
Mark Young, East Tennessee State University
Chakradhar Reddy, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 128

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Pneumonia masking the presentation of incomplete Kawasaki disease

Kathleen R. DeMars, East Tennessee State University
Nathaniel A. Justice MD, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 129

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Time to Think Deeper when HSV is Presenting in an Unusual Way

Claire Gleadhill
Demetrio Macariola Jr

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 130

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Pressure-induced Lipodystrophy from Elbow Compression

Randi P. Winter, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Lorin Bibb, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Stuart S. Leicht Dr., East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 131

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Asymptomatic Free Air: An Abnormal Presentation of Pneumatosis

Andrew J. Carey, East Tennessee State University
Joseph Garner
Mateo Guarderas MD
John Vance DO
Carlos Floresguerra MD

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 132

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Improving the Referral Process for Behavioral Health Using a Patient-Centered Approach

Mary Axelrad, East Tennessee State University
Laurie Webb, East Tennessee State University
Kimberly Mann, Frontier Health
Amanda Stoltz, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 133

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Costs and Benefits of Patient Home Visits in a Family Medicine Residency Program

Benjamin Whitfield
Leigh D. Johnson M.D., East Tennessee State University
Jodi Polaha Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 134

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Educate allopathic and osteopathic residents on OMT fundamentals and indications / contraindications

Cortney Farmer, East Tennessee State University
Chase King, East Tennessee State University
Zachary Sumpter

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 135

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

High-Grade Renal Leiomyosarcoma: Rare Case Report

Muhammad Faisal Khalid, Department of Internal Medicine,East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
Rowena Velilla, Department of Pathology, Mountain Home James H. Quillen VAMC, Johnson City, Tennessee
Vinay Jain, Department of Radiology, Mountain Home James H. Quillen VAMC, Johnson City, Tennessee
Salman Qayum, Department of Radiology, Mountain Home James H. Quillen VAMC, Johnson City, Tennessee

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 136

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A Zebra of Adrenal Insufficiency, what was once common-now rare

Sean Godfrey, Atrium Health
Victoria Hudspeth MD, Atrium Health
Kelli Dunn MD, Atrium Healh

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 137

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Myeloid Sarcoma

Alay Mansurov, East Tennessee State University
Sakshi Singal Singal, East Tennessee State University
Sara Masood, East Tennessee State University
Devapiran Jaishankar, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 138

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Sigmoid Colon

Ahmed Minhas, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Ibrahim Haddad, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Manisha Nukavarapu, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Michael Zhang, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Diego Hidalgo, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Lauren Littlefield, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Melania Bochis, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 139

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Not Your Regular Run-of-the-Mill Bladder Cancer

Haroon Rehman, East Tennessee State University
Sukesh Manthri, East Tennessee State University
Sonia Oad, East Tennessee Sate University
Kanishka Chakraborty, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 140

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Osteonecrosis of Jaw: Common etiologies, uncommon treatments

Utsab Panta
Adam chan, East Tennessee State University
Debalina Das, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 141

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Hypovolemic Shock as Presentation of Microscopic Polyangiitis

Todd Pearson, East Tennessee State University
Amiksha Kad, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 142

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Persistent elevation of troponins in the setting of Epstein-Barr Viral infection: A Case Report

Meredith St.Clair
Nathaniel Justice
Jerry Walkup

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 143

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

ATM Gene Deletion: A Rare Etiology for Hereditary Cancers

Nina Shyama Appareddy, East Tennessee State University
Sukesh Manthri, East Tennessee State University
Fady Tawadros, East Tennessee State University
Kimberly Helms, Highlands Pathology Consultants, P.C., Kingsport, TN, USA
Elnora Spradling Spradling, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 144

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A Case of Compensated Thyroid Hormone Resistance

Ali Bokhari, East Tennessee State University
Sathvika Gaddam, East Tennessee State University
Deepika Nallala 7471363, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 145

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Toxoplasmosis in Immunocompetent Military Veteran with Overseas Field Deployment

Matthew Carpenter, East Tennessee State University
Omer Shiekh, East Tennessee State University
Jorge Diaz, East Tennessee State University
Debalina Das, East Tennessee State University
Yasmin Elshenawy, Outpatient Cytopathology Center

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 146

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

ACROMEGALY TREATMENT AND RESOLUTION OF SLEEP APNEA

sathvika gaddam
Ali Bokhari, East Tennessee State University
Deepika Nallala 7471363, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 147

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

A Rare Case of Non-Producing Primary Plasma Cell Leukemia

Sukesh Manthri
Haroon Rehman, East Tennessee State University
Rabia Zafar, East Tennessee State University
Kanishka Chakraborty, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 148

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Asymptomatic isolated external iliac artery dissection: a case report

Amiksha Kad, East Tennessee State University
Varun Kohli MD, East Tennessee State University
Nimrat Bains MD, East Tennessee State University
Akhilesh Mahajan MD, East Tennessee State University
Muhammad Khalid, East Tennessee State University
Debalina Das, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 149

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Terbinafine induced fulminant hepatic failure and patient death

MohD Ibrahim, ETSU
Omer sheikh, ETSU
Pratyksha Sankhyan, ETSU
Ayah Al Qaryoute, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Abdulrahman Ibrahim, University of Jordan
Akilesh Mahajan, ETSU
Nilesh Mahajan, BJ Medical school
Mohsen Pourmoteza, ETSU
Jason Mckinney, ETSU

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 150

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Small cell lung cancer(SCLC) disguised as Dysphagia

Nagaishwarya Moka
Manisha Nukavarapu, East Tennessee State University
Jennifer Phemister, East Tennessee State University
Mckinney Jason, ETSU

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 151

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

COPD exacerbation induced Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Omer Sheikh, East Tennessee State University
MohD Ibrahim, East Tennessee State University
Joseph Maguire, East Tennessee State University
Shama Bano, East Tennessee State University
Pradnya Bhattad, East Tennessee State University
Dhruvil Radadiya, East Tennessee State University
Amiksha Kad, East Tennessee State University
Jbara Manar, East Tennessee State University
Vijay Ramu, East Tennessee State University
Ayah Al Qaryoute, University of North Texas
Abdulrahman Ibrahim, University of Jordan

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 152

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

A case of postmenopausal ovarian hyperandrogenism of uncertain etiology

Vindhya Sriramoju, East Tennessee State University
sathvika gaddam
Ali Bokhari, East Tennessee State University
Aziz Saba 7471363, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 153

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Mucosal Associated Lymphoid tissue of the Skin, A Common Entity in a Rare Location.

Fady Tawadros, East Tennessee State University
Sakshi Singal, East Tennessee State University
Maria Zayko, East Tennessee State University
Devapiran Jaishankar, East Tennessee State University

Mt Mitchell

Poster Number: 154

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Value in Adding Communal Value: Increasing Motivation in STEM Education

Katrina Musick, East Tennessee State University
Alison L. Barton, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 155

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Examining the Impact of Art Therapy Related Activities and Emotional Well-being: Make & Take Mondays Program

Monica Simerly
Mina McVeigh, East Tennessee State University
Bethany Novotny, East Tennessee State University
Jamie Brown, East Tennessee State University
Cecil Blankenship, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 156

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Gender Differences in Spatial Language During Preschool Small Group Geometry Activities

Winona Shue, East Tennessee State University
Alissa Lange, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 157

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Effects of an Electronic Schedule on Independence for a Student with sever disabilities

Ashwag Alghamdi
Pamela Mims

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Poster Number: 158

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Serial Spatial Memory Performance and Physical Activity in Children 5-11 Years Old.

Loni Parrish
Alyson Jo Chroust, East Tennessee State University
Brandi Eveland-Sayer, East Tennessee State University
Kara Boynewicz, East Tennessee State University
Andrew Dotterweich, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 159

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

PERCEIVED PHYSICAL ABILITY AND SELF-PERCEPTION OF ADEQUACY AND ENJOYMENT FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

Abigail D. Daugherty, ETSU
Brianna R. Steffey, ETSU
Brandi M. Eveland-Sayers Ph.D
Alyson Chroust, East Tennessee State University
Kara L. Boynewicz, ETSU
Andrew R. Dotterweich, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 160

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

ATTITUDES TOWARDS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION AND SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN

Brianna R. Steffey, ETSU
Abigail D. Daugherty, ETSU
Brandi M. Eveland-Sayers Ph.D
Alyson Chroust, East Tennessee State University
Kara L. Boynewicz, ETSU
Andrew R. Dotterweich, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 161

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Intentional Learning Orientation According To Gender, Age, Rurality, and Program Type

Sarah Anderson
Loyd Lee Glenn, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 162

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Determining the Validity and Reliability of a Preschool Nutrition Knowledge, Beliefs, and Behaviors Scale through a 6 Week Nutrition Intervention

Lindsey Webb, East Tennessee State University
Michelle Johnson, East Tennessee State University

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Poster Number: 163

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Reopening Johnson County Hospital: The Beginning of Interprofessional Healthcare Education at ETSU

Taylor Cox
Rebecca Neighbor
Claire Gleadhill
William Seagrave

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Poster Number: 164

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Social Determinants of Health in Belize Free Clinic

Kacie Hoyle Denton, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Claire Gleadhill, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

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Poster Number: 165

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Viral Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis Outbreak in Rural Belize

Rebecca Neighbor, East Tennessee State University
Claire Gleadhill
Kacie Denton

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Poster Number: 166

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Perception of Cardiovascular Disease Among Adolescence in a Rural Community and the Effectiveness of a Risk Reduction Intervention

Justin Pinkston, Quillen COM
Fakhry Dawoud, Quillen COM
Laura Stamper, Quillen COM

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Poster Number: 167

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Combating the physician shortage in rural America by increasing early exposure to the medical field through the use of summer medical camps

William B. Roepke, Quillen College of Medicine
Charles A. Edwards, Quillen College of Medicine
Nicholas I. McIntire, Quillen College of Medicine

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Poster Number: 168

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Completion of Type 2 Diabetes Comprehensive Care in a Federally Qualified Health Center in Rural Appalachia

Rebecca Maloney
Addison Lawson
Sean Vinh
Justi Curry
Tara Worley
Emily Flores

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Poster Number: 169

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Impact of Interprofessional Healthcare Student Teams at a Remote Area Medical Event in Rural Appalachia

Sean Vinh
Rebecca Maloney
Addison Lawson
Emily K. Flores

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Poster Number: 170

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Assessing the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Parents and Caregivers Toward Healthy Lifestyles of Children Aged 0-2 years: ReadNPlay for a Bright Future

Ayotola Falodun, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University
Karen Schetzina, Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University
Folawiyo Saidat Olanrewaju, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee state University

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Poster Number: 171

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

ECMO Support for Pediatric Burn Patients: A Potential Life Saving Modality

Fakhry Dawoud, Quillen College of Medicine
Brian Thompson, Vanderbilt University
Shannon Castle, Vanderbilt University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 172

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Ewing-like Sarcoma – Hiding in PA view

Andrew Donahue
Abigail Cruz, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 173

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Association between Childhood Sexual Abuse and Risky Sexual Behavior among Adults in Munsieville Township, South Africa

Taylor Walker
Ifeoma Ozodiegwu
Megan Quinn, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 174

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Additional Hydroxyl group on CT6 (3,4-dihydroxy-5,7-dimethoxyflavone), a flavone extracted from Chromolaena Tacotana potentially confers additional activity against pancreatic cancer as compared to CT7 (4-hydroxy-5,7-dimethoxyflavone)

Parker Wade, East Tennessee State University
Miranda Green, East Tennessee State University
April Weaver, East Tennessee State University
Omri Coke, East Tennessee State University
Ruben Torrenegra, Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales
Victoria Palau, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 175

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

RNA-Seq to analyze two related rat Growth Hormone-producing somatotroph cell lines for tissue-specific transcript expression

Taylor Gregory
Devin Josey
Alexa Bancroft
Bridgett Barnes
Claire Hodge
Rachel Nelson
Emily Scott
Kayla Watters
Stacey Zysk
David L. Hurley

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 176

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Finding Novel and Synergistic Cytotoxic Agents for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Delgerzul Dorjsuren, East Tennessee State University
Holly Abigail Adams, East Tennessee State University
Dawnna Elisabeth Metcalfe, East Tennessee State University
Victoria E. Palau, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 177

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Analysis of full-length transcripts of the Growth Hormone transcription factor ZNF2929 (Zn16) and circular RNA production

Devin Josey, East Tennessee State University
Taylor Gregory, East Tennessee State University
Alexa Bancroft, East Tennessee State University
Bridget Barnes, East Tennessee State University
Claire Hodge, East Tennessee State University
Rachel Nelson, East Tennessee State University
Emily Scott, East Tennessee State University
Kayla Watters, East Tennessee State University
Stacey Zysk, East Tennessee State University
David L. Hurley, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 178

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Dopaminergic Effects of major Bath Salt Constituents 3, 4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), Mephedrone, and Methylone are Enhanced Following Co-exposure

Lily H. Tran, East Tennessee State University
Serena A. Allen, East Tennessee State University
Hannah V. Oakes, East Tennessee State University
Russell W. Brown, East Tennessee State University
Brooks B. Pond, East Tennessee State University

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 179

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Pharmacokinetics of individual versus combined exposure to "bath salts" compounds MDPV, Mephedrone, and Methylone

Courtney G. Troglin
J. Brooke Bouldin
Shannon Schreiner
Emily Perez
Stacy D. Brown Ph.D
Brooks B. Pond Ph.D

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 180

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Assessing Knowledge, Behavior, and Attitudes of Family Medicine Residents toward Opioid Prescribing in Rural South Central Appalachia Residency Program

Aaron Towe
Brent Baker, ETSU
Sarah Gach, ETSU

Clinch Mtn

Poster Number: 181

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

9:20 AM

Domestic Violence Survivor-Offender Relationship is Related to Type of Abuse Sustained

Rachel K. Carpenter, East Tennessee State University
Alyssa P. Gretak, East Tennessee State University
Lydia L. Eisenbrandt, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca H. Gilley, East Tennessee State University
Jill D. Stinson PhD, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

Engulfment of Axonal Debris After Methimazole-Induced Injury

Rudy T. Chapman, East Tennessee State University
Diego J. Rodriguez-Gil, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

Gender Differences in Early Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use with Anxiety in US Adults

Christian Nwabueze
Shaoqing Gong, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
Nianyang Wang, Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Xin Xie, Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business and Technology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
Kesheng Wang, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

The Effect of Two Novel Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Sensorimotor Gating and Microglial Activation in the Poly I:C Rodent Model of Schizophrenia

Heath W. Shelton, East Tennessee State University
W. Drew Gill, East Tennessee State University
Prasad Gabbita, P2D Bioscience, Inc.
Russell W. Brown, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

Presentation Materials Available

9:40 AM

A linear mixed model analysis of the APOE4 gene with the logical memory test total score in Alzheimer’s disease

Evelyn Fokuoh, East Tennessee State University
Kesheng Wang, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

Presentation Materials Available

A Qualitative Research Synthesis of Contextual Factors Contributing To Female Overweight and Obesity over the Life Course in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ifeoma Ozodiegwu
Mary Ann Ann Littleton Ph.D., East Tennessee State University
Megan Quinn, East Tennessee State University
Hadii Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

An Investigation into the Structure of Self-Control

Parker A. Dreves
Ginette Blackhart, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

Estrogen receptors affect Chlamydia muridarum infection in mice

Amy Berry
Jennifer Kintner, Department of Biomedical Sciences at Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University
Jennifer V. Hall, Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Center of Excellence for Inflammation, Infectious Disease, and Immunity at Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

10:00 AM

Are Risky Behaviors and Substance Use Higher Among Adolescence with Externalizing Disorders?

Lydia Eisenbrandt
Jill D. Stinson, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca H. Gilley, East Tennessee State University
Rachel K. Carpenter, East Tennessee State University
Alyssa P. Gretak, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Demographic Data of Patients seen in a Medical Genetics Clinic for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as part of an ongoing study on “Genetic Variations in ASD”.

Adekunle Oke, East Tennessee State University
Rebecca Roberts, East Tennessee State University
Kathryn Duvall, East Tennessee State University
M J. Hajianpour, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of an Adenosine A(2A) Agonist on the Rewarding Associative Properties of Nicotine and Neural Plasticity in a Rodent Model of Schizophrenia

W. Drew Gill
Heath W. Shelton, East Tennessee State University
Katherine C. Burgess, East Tennessee State University
Russell W. Brown, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Women In Need of Publicly Funded Contraceptive Services in South Carolina: A County-Level Investigation

Anthony Peluso
Nathan Hale, East Tennessee State University
Michael Smith, East Tennessee State University
Amal Khoury, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:20 AM

Effective Practices to Facilitate Rural Reentry: A Policy Analysis

Alyssa P. Gretak, East Tennessee State University
JIll D. Stinson, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Family Size and Risk of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Cross-Sectional Study

Kido Uyamasi
Kesheng Wang, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
Kiana R. Johnson, Quillen College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Pocket Ace: Neglect of Child Sexual Abuse Survivors in the ACE Study Questionnaire

Robyn A. Dolson, East Tennessee State University
Diana M. Morelen, East Tennessee State University
Julia Dodd, East Tennessee State University
Andrea Clements, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

Therapeutic Potential of FAK Inhibitor After Stroke in Neuroprotection and Neurogenesis

Hannah M. Malone, East Tennessee State University
Cuihong Jia Phd, East Tennessee State University
Theo Hagg MD, Phd, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

10:40 AM

ACEs, Emotional Socialization, and Substance Use: A Moderator Model

Julia Najm
Diana Morelen, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

Dopamine Cell Loss within the Nigrostriatal Pathway Due to Oxidative Stress from Chronic Methylphenidate

David McWethy
Hannah Oakes, East Tennessee State University
Shannon Ketchem, East Tennessee State University
Tucker Ensley, East Tennessee State University
Blerim Dema, East Tennessee State University
Brooks B. Pond, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

Identifying Multiple Risk Factors of Hypertension for Reducing the Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease in Rural Central Appalachia

Olufeyisayo Odebunmi, East Tennessee State University
Sylvester Olubolu Orimaye, East Tennessee State University
Moboni Tosin Mokikan, East Tennessee State University
Adeola Olubukola Awujoola, East Tennessee State University
Adekunle Olumide Oke, East Tennessee State University
Amy Poole, East Tennessee State University
Timir Kumar Paul, East Tennessee State University
Terrie Walker, Ballad Health
Gerald Blackwell, Ballad Health
Arsham Alamian, East Tennessee State University
David W. Stewart, East Tennessee State University
Hadii Mohammed Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Speech-Language Pathologists’ Perceptions of Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Lauren E. Fabrize, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

11:00 AM

Association of Age, Gender and Race in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients with and without Dialysis

Busayo Onatolu
Shimin Zheng, East Tennessee State Univeristy
Hemang Panchal, East Tennessee State University
Edward Leinaar, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Perinatal Outcomes of Marijuana use on Opioid Exposed Pregnancy

Emmitt Turner
Darshan Shah, East Tennessee State University
Kathryn L. Duvall, East Tennessee State University
David L. Wood, East Tennessee State University
Beth Bailey, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Tobacco Policy Findings from a Community-Based Capacity Assessment Used to Develop a Population Health Improvement Plan for Tobacco Control in Appalachian Tennessee.

Fenose Osedeme
Mary Ann Littleton PhD, East Tennessee State University
Hadii Mamudu, East Tennessee State University
Crystal Robertson, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
Daniel Owusu, Georgia State University
Liang Wang, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:20 AM

Analysis of Birth Rate and Predictors Using Linear Regression Model and Propensity Score Matching Method

Aleigha Spaulding
Jessica R. Barbee
Nathan L. Hale, East Tennessee State University
Shimin Zheng, East Tennessee State University
Michael G. Smith, East Tennessee State University
Edward Francis Leinaar, East Tennessee State University
Amal Jamil Khoury

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

Cardiovirology Clinic for Primary Prevention in HIV Patients: a Quality Improvement Assessment

Jae G. Maeng
Stephen A. Geraci, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Influence of Diabetes on Peripheral Arterial Disease Comorbidities in the Central Appalachian Region between 2008 and 2018.

Moboni Mokikan, East Tennessee State University
Sylvester Olubolu Orimaye, East Tennessee State University
Adeola Olubukola Awujoola, East Tennessee State University
Olufeyisayo Opeyemi Odebunmi, East Tennessee State University
Adekunle Olumide Oke, East Tennessee State University
Arsham Alamian, East Tennessee State University
David Stewart, East Tennessee State University
Liang Wang, East Tennessee State University
Amy Poole, East Tennessee State University
Terrie Walker, Ballad Health
Gerald Blackwell, Ballad Health
Hadii Mamudu, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

Presentation Materials Available

11:40 AM

National and Tennessee Trends in BMI Percentile, Obesity, and Overweight Rates Among Youth Using YRBSS Data 1999-2017

Jessica R. Barbee
Aleigha Spaulding, East Tennessee State University
Christian Nwabueze, East Tennessee State University
Sreenivas P. Veeranki, University of Texas Medical Branch
Shimin Zheng, East Tennessee State Univeristy

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

The Unique Interplay of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Preeclampsia in an Appalachian Obstetric Patient.

Oluwafisayo Sunkanmi Fasanmi, East Tennessee State University
Racine Nita Edwards-Silva, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

Presentation Materials Available

1:00 PM

Building Allies Who Are Informed and Engaged

Amelia N. Charles, East Tennessee State University
Lia M. Bevins, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Comparative in silico analysis of WRINKLED 1 paralogs in angiosperms

Jyoti Ranjan behera
Shina Bhatia, East Tennessee State University
Aruna Kilaru, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Ecological Niche Modeling and Sustainable Agroforestry: Climate Change Mitigation for Guatemalan Coffee

April Bledsoe, East Tennessee State University
Danika Mosher, East Tennessee State University
Mitchell Ogden, East Tennessee State University
Monica Ayala, East Tennessee State University
Timothy Andrew Joyner, East Tennessee State University
Ingrid Luffman, East Tennessee State University

BAYS MTN. ROOM 125

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Peroxide Sensing Using Nitrogen-Doped Screen-Printed Carbon Electrodes

Chidiebere Ogbu
Gregory Bishop Dr., East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Purification of Cyclohexene for Cyclopropanation Reactions

Olumide Adesina
Cassandra T. Eagle, East Tennessee State University
Ayobami Olukanni, East Tennessee State University
Reza Mohseni

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:20 PM

Differentiating Black Bears (Ursus americanus) and Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) Geographically using Linear Measurements of Teeth and Identification of Ursids from Oregon Caves National Monument

Emily Bogner
Blaine W. Schubert
Josh X. Samuels

BAYS MTN. ROOM 125

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

Fatty acid amide hydrolase mediated endocannabinoid signaling in an early land plant, Physcomitrella patens

MD Haq
Aruna Kilaru, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

"Hydroxytyrosol Derivatives: Synthesis and Biomedical Assessment"

Ebenezer Ametsetor
Ismail Kady

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

Purification of Ethyl Diazoacetate by Vacuum Distillation for use in Cyclopropanation Reactions

Ayobami Olukanni
Cassandra T. Eagle, East Tennessee State University
olumide Adesina, East Tennessee State University
Reza M. Mohseni, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

Tragic Optimism and Universal Values: Reframing the Narrative of Poverty in Central West Virginia

Julian Miller

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

1:40 PM

Congruence and within-season variation in floral visitation and pollen transport networks in Southern Appalachia plant-pollinator communities

Daniel A. Barker, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

Immobilization of Electrocatalytically Active Gold Nanoparticles on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Fiber Electrodes

Daniel Mawudoku
George Affadu_Danful, East Tennessee State University
Caitlin Millsaps, East Tennessee State University
Gregory Bishop, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

Interpreting Paleoclimate and Species Distributions of Red Spruce and Fraser Firs in the Southern Appalachians to Predict Impacts of Climate Change on Forest Habitats

Danika L. Mosher, East Tennessee State University
T. Andrew Joyner, East Tennessee State University

BAYS MTN. ROOM 125

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

Religiosity, Parental Support, and Formal Volunteering Among Teenagers

Isaac Paintsil

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Theranostic Nanoparticles for Simultanous Detection and Treatment of Cancer

Samson Niyi Dada

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

2:00 PM

Does Thermo-tolerance in Daphnia depend on the mitochondrial function?

Rajib Hasan
Lev Yampolsky, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Religious Attendance, Surrender to God, and Suicide Risk: Mediating Pathways of Feeling Forgiven by God and Psychopathology

Kelley C. Pugh, East Tennessee State University
Loren Toussaint, Luther College
Jon R. Webb, Texas Tech University
Andrea D. Clements, East Tennessee State University
Jameson K. Hirsch, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Simple Photochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formate

Ovuokenye Omadoko, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Synthesis and Evaluation of 1,2,4-oxadiazolidinones: The Search for Potential non-β-lactam β-lactamase Inhibitors.

Chimdi E. Kalu, East Tennessee State University
Noah Lyons, East Tennessee State University
Abbas G. Shilabin, East Tennessee State University
Chimdi Kalu, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Where the Feral Things Are: An Analysis of how the USDA and Department of the Interior’s Agencies Manage Feral Hogs, Horses, and Burros

Elizabeth Poczobut

BAYS MTN. ROOM 125

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:20 PM

A Comparison of the HGM Approach to the RBP Method of Evaluating Reconstructed Streams on Surface Coal Mines

Caudill Osborne

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

Ecometric Estimation of Present and Past Climate of North America Using Crown Heights of Rodents and Lagomorphs: With Application to the Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum

Julia Schap, East Tennessee State University
Joshua X. Samuels Dr., East Tennessee Statue University

BAYS MTN. ROOM 125

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

Synthesis of Long-chain Alkylbenzenes on Superacidic Catalysts Containing Embedded Phosphotungstic Acid

Anastasia Kuvayskaya, East Tennessee State University
Saul Garcia, East Tennessee State University
Aleksey Vasiliev, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

The Eco-Smart Can

Darack B. Nanto, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

What About Food? Food Insecurity Screening in the Clinical Setting

Liane Ventura, East Tennessee State University
Mary Ann Littleton Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137B

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

2:40 PM

Simple Pretreatment of Arundo Donax and Enzymatic Conversion of Cellulosic Materials to Glucose

Akintayo Fatunwase, East Tennessee State University

AUDITORIUM ROOM 137A

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Evaluation of novel (S, E)-11-[2-(arylmethylene)hydrazono] pyrrolo [2,1-c] [1,4] benzodiazepine derivatives.

David Mingle
Abbas G. Shilabin Dr, East Tennessee State University

BEECH MTN. ROOM 120

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

The effects of urbanization on avian seed dispersal success of Eastern Poison Ivy (Anacardiaceae)

Amber Stanley
Gerardo Arceo-Gomez, East Tennessee State University

RIPSHIN MTN. ROOM 130

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM