College of Medicine Celebration of Research 2022
Several faculty and trainees in PMR presented at the 2022 Celebration of Research Day on various topics related to functional outcomes, musculoskeletal pain – fall risk and potential applications for management, and sports injuries. Read more below:
TRAIL Lab, Dr. Kim Sibille, Director with some of the research team of faculty and trainees (from left to right, Stanley Wu, Dr. Sibille. Dr. Estores, Margaret Ann Kreher, Jesse Caron and Udell Holmes [1st year PhD student in PHHP]):
Jesse Caron and Margaret Ann Kreher, both medical students from the class of 2023 co-presented: “Intermittent fasting: Potential utility in the treatment of chronic pain across the clinical spectrum”.
Bankole Olowofela, a medical student from the class of 2024 presented “The Relationship between Allostatic Load and Temporal Lobe Structure in Individuals with/without Knee Pain with consideration for Sociodemographic Factors”.
Stanley Wu, a pre-medical, post-baccalaureate/research assistant presented: “Relationships Between Pain, Life Stress, Sociodemographics, and Cortisol: Contributions of Pain Intensity and Financial Satisfaction” (image below from left to right, Angela Mickle, Dr. Sibille and Stanley Wu).
Chronic Musculsokeletal Pain and Functional Impact
Dr. Sein and Drs. Heather and Kevin Vincent presented a data analysis project form the Osetoarthritis Initiative (OAI) titled “Specific joint pain patterns and musculoskeletal strengthening activity predict 4-year risk for multiple falls in older adults.” (Image below: Dr. Vincent left, Dr. Sein right)
Dr. Jason Zaremski presented his grant funded work titled “Development of a protocol to evaluate baseball pitchers workload and prevention of injury”
(image below: Dr. Zaremski, Christian McLaren)