2018 Rural Residents Research Symposium




8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast

Welcome to RRRS

9:00– 9:30 am HPV Vaccination

Stacy Boyer, MS

Regional VFC Consultant with VDH

9:30 – 10:00 am Aortoenteric FistulaA rare but serious cause of upper GI bleeding

Dr. Trent Keel, PGY-3 & Dr. Adam Varbanoff, PGY-2

Johnston Memorial Hospital

10:00 – 10:30 am Decreasing the cost of Levaquin by switching from IV to oral formulations

Dr. Daniel Lefkowitz, PGY-1

Norton Community Hospital

10:30- 10:40 am Break
10:40- 11:10 am A Challenging Case of Recurrent Pneumonia in a Patient with Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis

Dr. Sana Yakoob, PGY-1 & Dr. Lena Manning, PGY-1

Johnston Memorial Hospital

11:10 – 11:40 am Abilify and Propofol, a concerning combination leading to Tardive Dyskinesia

Dr. Daniel Blair, PGY-3

Norton Community Hospital

11:40 am – 1:15 pm

12:00- 12:45 pm




12:45-1:15 pm


Current View of Opioids and Possible Future Outcomes

Charlie Tarasidis, PharmD

Director of the Carillion Clinic Pharmacy

Poster presentations



1:15 – 1:45 pm  Migratory Arthritis and Fever

Dr. Elizabeth Dockery, PGY-2

Johnston Memorial Hospital


1:45 – 2:15 pm

 A rare case of IgG4 related disease with Pulmonary involvement

Dr. Ram Kommaraju, PGY-2 & Dr. Jeff Carlson, PGY-2

Johnston Memorial Hospital

2:15 – 3:15 pm Resident Research:  Tools, Techniques, and Talent Requirements

Jeffrey LeBoeuf CAE, MHA, MBA

LMU-DCOM Chief of GME & Rotations

3:15 – 4:15 pm Insomnia: Tips for a better night sleep

Dr. Lauren Burns

Lonesome Pine Hospital

 PDF Copy of the Agenda: 2018_RRRS_Agenda_PDF





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