Research Day

The next Research and Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day is scheduled for October 21–22, 2017.

For a sample of the event format and breakout sessions, please see the details below for Research Day 2016.

Research and Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day 2016


Registration (Lower Lobby) & Breakfast (Upper Hall)
7:30 am – 7:50 am

Official Photograph (Upper Hall)
7:50 am – Photograph of all Oral and Poster Presenters, Chairs, and Rapporteurs

Welcome Remarks
8:00 am– 8:15 am
Report on the Research Activities at SGU since Sep 2014 – Cal Macpherson
IRB Report – Kareem Coomansingh
IACUC Report – Karin Kalchofner Guerrero

8:15 am – 8:35 am
Research Outcome Metrics and Authorship – Dr. Paul J. Fields

Morning Breakout Sessions
8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions A (Red East Wing)
Breakout Sessions B (Blue West Wing)

Lunch (upstairs Taylor Hall)
12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions
1:00pm – 5:00 pm
Break-out Sessions A (Red East Wing)
Break-out Sessions B (Blue West Wing)

Concurrent Poster Session with Tea/Coffee Break (Upper Hall)
4:30pm – 6:00 pm

Drawing and presentation of door prizes (Upper Hall)
6:00 pm

Research Day Close: 6:15 pm

Breakout Sessions A (Red East Wing)

Morning Session I
Sonia Cheetham-Brow Rapporteur: Kathryn Gibson

  • 8:45 am Seroprevalence of five parasitic pathogens in pregnant women from 10 English- speaking Caribbean countries – Fengguang Guo, Martin S. Forde, Stephen R. Werre, Guan Zhu, & Rosina C. Krecek
  • 9:00 am Isolation and RFLP genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in free-range chickens in Grenada, West Indies revealed widespread and dominance of clonal type III parasites – Alfred Chikweto, Ravindra Sharma, Keshaw Tiwari, Shiv Verma, Rafael Calero–Bernal, Tiatian Jiang, Chunlei Su, Oliver Kwok, & Jitender Dubey
  • 9:15 am Vector-borne diseases in the Caribbean: history and current status – Kathryn E. Gibson, Daniel M. Fitzpatrick, Diana M. Stone, Trevor P. Noel, Calum N. L. Macpherson
  • 9:30 am A retrospective case series study of the seroprevalence of Human T Lymphocyte Virus 1 and 2 from the general hospital laboratory in Grenada – Calum Macpherson, Barrymore McBarnette, Naomi Andall, Rebecca Andall, Paul Fields, Trevor Noël
  • 9:45 am Clinical, molecular and serological outcomes of the July to October 2014 Asian lineage Chikungunya outbreak in Grenada – Calum Macpherson, Trevor Noël, Donald  Jungkind, Katherine Yearwood, Paul Fields, Monika Simmons, Susana Widjaja, George Mitchell, Dolland Noel, Satesh Bidaisee, Todd E Myers, & Desiree LaBeaud
  • 10:00 am Severity of acute Chikungunya predicts progression to chronic Chikungunya– Claire Heath, Jason Lowther, Desiree Labeaud, Calum Macpherson, & Trevor Noël
  • 10:15 am Trapping, safe handling and necropsy of bats in Grenada – Christine Cornish, Sharlene Santana, Leith Miller, Kathleen Parker, Cassandra Tang Wing, Sinan Julian Kele?, Kenrith Carter, Brian Butler, Diana Stone and Sonia Cheetham Brow

Morning Session II
Catherine Werners-Butler Rapporteur: Richard Kabuusu

  • 10:30 am Identification of potentially zoonotic Flaviviruses in insectivorous and frugivorous bats of Grenada, West Indies – Cassandra Tang Wing, Christine Cornish, Kathleen Parker, Sharlene Santana, Leith Miller, Sinan Julian Kele?, Diana Stone and Sonia Cheetham Brow
  • 10:45 am Identification of potential zoonotic viruses from the Alphavirus genus in theTogaviridae family in bats from Grenada – Kathleen Parker, Christine Cornish, Cassandra Tang Wing, Sharlene Santana, Leith Miller, Julian Kelles, Diana Stone, Sonia Cheetham Brow
  • 11:00 am Seroprevalance study of Bluetongue virus/ the primary ruminant respiratory viruses in Grenada, West Indies – Keshaw Tiwari, Sean Manning, Elodie Vinet, Sureni Backford, Christine Cornish, Kelsey Meyer, Brittany Gamble, Alfred Chikweto1 and Ravindra Sharma
  • 11:15 am Young Healthy Domestic Pigs in Grenada Carry Campylobacter coli and C. jejuni in their Gastrointestinal Tract: Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles – Vanessa Matthew-Belmar, Victor A. Amadi, Diana Stone, Charmarthy Subbarao, Claude De Allie, Ravindra Sharma, Harry Hariharan
  • 11:30 am Results of AmblyommaEhrlichiaand Anaplasma spp. polymerase chain reaction on two ticks found in proximity to dogs in St. George’s parish, Grenada – Daniel Fitzpatrick, Bhumika Sharma, Anne Marie Corrigan, Kathryn Gibson
  • 11:45 am Preliminary results of the Grenada Ehrlichia prevention study spring 2016 update – A. Corrigan, M. Lanza-Perea L. Keim, S. Quinn, F. Ivaldi, L. Telesford, B. Sharma, K. Gibson, and A.H. Werners

Afternoon Session I
Joanna Rayner Rapporteur: Ravindra Nariane

  • 1:00 pm Evaluating thyroid function and establishing reference intervals in endemicGalápagosgiant tortoises (Chelonoidis species) – Adrien M. Zap, Isabelle L. Desprez,  F. David Bravo Rada, Andrés G. Ortega Ojeda, Ellen N. Behrend, Sylvain Larrat, E. Marie Rush
  • 1:15 pm Clinical Pathology Abnormalities Associated with Syncytial Hepatitis of Tilapia – Richard M. Kabuusu, Calum Macpherson, Tom Aire, Donna F. Stroup, Hugh Ferguson
  • 1:30 pm Regeneration in the Caribbean Star Coral Montastraea cavernosa – Ryan A. Horricks, Christophe M. Herbinger, John S. Lumsden 1:45 p.m.         Bacterial pathogens associated with small ruminants in Grenada: an overview – Harry Hariharan
  • 2:00 pm Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Escherichia coli including an O157:H7 isolate from feces of healthy goats in Grenada – Victor A. Amadi, Estefania Avendano, Ozioma A. Onyegbule, Zachary Pearl, Stratton Graeme, Ravindra Sharma, and Harry Hariharan
  • 2:15 pm The potential for scombroid poisoning from ingestion of Selar crumenophthalmus (jacks), due to increased histamine levels in St. George’s, Grenada – Lucian Telesford, John McKibben, Alfred Chikweto, Kathryn Gibson

Afternoon Session II
Brian Butler Rapporteur: Avi Bahadoor-Yetman

  • 2:30 pm Characterization of CRISPR-Cas Operons and spacer elements in the acidophiles, Ferroplasma acidarmanus and Picrophilus torridus – Charles, A., Walcott, T., Findley, L., Daniel, K., Alleyne, S., Williams, J., Ramirez, J., Im, D., Joseph, A., Khvostova, O., McEwen, A., Yeates, S., Joseph, V., Singh S., Makhumalo, W., Patel, S., Yearwood, A., Rabasha, P., Kotha, A., Charles, A., Kotelnikova, S., Naraine, R.
  • 2:45 pm Grenadian women’s perspectives on screening for breast and cervical cancer: A participatory approach to understanding prevention – Kamilah B. Thomas-Purcell,  Christine Richards, Will L. Tarver, Marva Primus-Joseph, Barrymore McBarnette
  • 3:00 pm Women’s experiences with the follow-up system for cervical cancer in a developing country – Christine Richards
  • 3:15 pm Knowledge, Attitude and Perceptions of Skin Cancer and Sun Protection Behavior in Grenada, West Indies – Suravi G. Thomas, Audrey Jacobsen, Trevor Noel , Georrge Mitchell , Doris Joseph, Calum MacPherson , John Strasswimmer
  • 3:30 pm Screening guidelines for Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Adenomas in a Minority Population: A study to test patient’s knowledge base about their family history – Amaninder Dhaliwal, LeighMae Provencher

Afternoon Session III
Dan Flynn Rapporteur: Trevor Noël

  • 3:45 pm The WHO ultrasound classification of cystic echinococcosis reflects the natural history of the disease – Nadia Solomon, Calum Macpherson, Paul J. Fields
  • 4:00 pm Testing expert reliability of the WHO standardized cystic echinococcosis ultrasound classification – Nadia Solomon, Calum Macpherson, Paul J. Fields
  • 4:15 pm Mitochondrial genetic diversity, selection and recombination in a canine transmissible cancer – Andrea Strakova, Máire Lawlor, Guo-Dong Wang, Ting-Ting Yin, Ilona Airikkala-Otter, Janice L. Allen, Karen M. Allum, Leontine Bansse-Issa, Jocelyn L. Bisson, Artemio Castillo Domracheva, Karina F. de Castro, Anne Corrigan, et al.
  • 4:30 pm Update and preliminary findings in the Grenada Canine TVT Project – Marta Lanza-Perea  and Anne Corrigan, Sucheta Mitra, and Cecilia Hegeman-Younger
  • 4:45 pm Intraperitoneal bupivacaine with or without incisional bupivacaine for postoperative analgesia in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy: K.S. Kalchofner Guerrero, I. Campagna, R. Bruhl-Day, M. Lanza-Perea, C. Hegamin-Younger & T.G. Guerrero

Breakout Sessions B (Blue West Wing)

Morning Session I
Damian Greaves Rapporteur: Kareem Coomansingh

  • 8:45 am English Medical Communication Skills: A program review – Debbi Johnson, Amy Goodman-Bide
  • 9:00 am Communication Skills: Comfort / Self Assessment in Business and Medical Students – Frances McGill, Gwen Burbank, Tanya Edwards, Philip Warwick, Mike Nicholson
  • 9:15 am Medical student stress: A cautionary tale – Randall Waechter, Debbi Johnson, Barbara Landon, Sara Rabie, Gabriel Stahl, Rebecca Phillip, Nick Uva, Kesava Mendalanani, Bora Colak
  • 9:30 am A Study of Patient Satisfaction with Dental Care Treatment by Dental Interns: A Survey of Adult Treatment at the Arima Health Facility School of Dentistry Dental Clinic in Trinidad – Dharmindra Rohit
  •  9:45 am A Community and Environmental Health Assessment of Onaville, Haiti – Devin Myles, Satesh Bidaisee, Jonathan Philippe, Virginia Meltzer, Leo Myles, Calum Macpherson
  • 10:00 am Health Impacts of Climate Change in the Caribbean – Cheryl C Macpherson & Muge Akpinar-Elci
  • 10:15 am Sexual health behaviors among Caribbean adolescents – S. Peters-St.John, S. Rodrigo

Morning Session II
Anthony Andall Rapporteur: Jennifer Solomon

  • 10:30 am Attitudes Towards Corporal Punishment in Grenada – Barbara Landon, Randall Waechter, Stephanie Holmes, Roberta Evans, Rebeca Wolfe, Rashida Isaac, Toni Murray, Cassandra Mobley, Elbernezer Andrew, Kim Manderson, Lauren Orlando, Tammy Martin
  • 10:45 am Physical Violence and Bullying among Secondary School Students in the Caribbean – G. St. Cyr, S. Rodrigo
  • 11:00 am Perceptions of Health Risk Behaviours and their Causal Factors among Out-of-School Youth in the Borough of Point Fortin, Trinidad – Abigale T. Harry
  • 11:15 am Recommended Interventions for Caribbean Adolescent Obesity – Roger Radix, Omur Elci, Satesh Bidaisee Richard Scribner, Melinda Sothern, Calum Macpherson, Trevor Noel, & Randall Waechter
  • 11:30 am Transfusion Reversal of Pre-Morbid Oral Antiplatelet Use is Not Associated with a Decrease in Radiographic Progression of Intracranial Pathology in the Elderly Following Traumatic Brain Injury – Joshua S. Bauer, Benjamin Zusman, Phillip V. Parry, Phillip A. Choi, David M. Panczykowski, Ava M. Puccio, David O. Okonkwo
  • 11:45 am The effects of early volume resuscitation in trauma patients admitted with CT scan diagnosed pulmonary contusions – Aleef Rahman, France De Leon, Saad Bhatti, George Coritsidis

Afternoon Session I
Ian Murray Rapporteur: Debbi Johnson

  • 1:00 pm Dietary and Medication compliance amongst diabetic patients in North West Regional Health Authority in Trinidad – Anuradha Bahall
  • 1:15 pm Complementary Therapies and Aerobic Exercise: Literature Review on their Benefits for improving Quality of Life for Cancer Patients – David Patch, Alex Crane, Dominic Brunello, Ben Birney, Joshua Bitran, Emmanuel Keku
  • 1:30 pm Use and availability of medicinal plants in Grenada: Jerry Enoe, Leon Radix, & Andrea Easter-Pilcher
  • 1:45 pm Alternative Medical Practices in the Caribbean – June Douglas
  • 2:00 pm The SGU Cures Index – Randall Waechter, Zaina Akeh, Colleen Angus-Yamada, Julia Brunet, Sara Cancellieri, Eve Christianson, Jason Cummings, Krysta Fritzky, Ashley Gibbons, Tuula Jalonen, Kaleigh Kangas, Marium Khan, Hilda Kyotakoze, Sidharth Mehta, Andres Molina, Madlena Nalbandian, Jennifer Pak, Vishal Patel, Chelsey Russ, Shervin Shaffiy, Kayla Stever, Emily Vogler, & Hanns Kuttner

Afternoon Session II
Chair: Roger Radix Rapporteur: Odran Edwards

  • 2:15 pm The Shifting Grounds of Central Banking – Wayne Sandiford
  • 2:30 pm Caribbean Connection – The role of ethnic and professional ties in networks of Caribbean Entrepreneurs in Toronto – Anthony L. Andall
  • 2:45 pm This is my story! Case studies in entrepreneurship – David Shaw
  • 3:00 pm The Impact of Technology on the Changing Nature of Work – Shawn Best
  • 3:15 pm Branding the destination: Shaped by Travel Sites or Customers’ Reviews? A review of Caribbean travel brands – Reccia N. Charles, Nazly K. Nardi
  • 3:30 pm Destruction of faecal coli form bacteria in water using Solar Energy and Nanotechnology – Ramsey Saunders, Shazaad Ali Shah

Afternoon Session III
Andrea Easter-Pilcher Rapporteur: Queen-Annie Gill

  • 3:45 pm The realities of the pelagic sargassum influx and biodiversity conservation in Grenada, West Indies – Morrall, C. E., Charles, K. E., Charles, K. L., & Doyle, E. E.
  • 4:00 pm Acoustically mapping the natural (and not-so natural) world of Grenada – Miyako Warrington
  • 4:15 pm Sociological Perspective of Alcohol Use in Grenada – Elizabeth Japal, & Oliver Benoit
  • 4:30 pm Teenage Privacy Online: Do Secondary school teenagers care about their privacy while using Social Media? Danielle J-L George & Thompson Cummings
  • 4:45 pm “Folk Culture and the Environment: An Ecological Reading of The Grenadian Diablesse” – Antonia MacDonald

Concurrent Poster Session (Upper Hall) 4:30pm–6pm

E-Poster = Electronic Poster

E-Poster 1: Exploring Exposure and Symptomatic Difference of Chikungunya Virus in the Adult Population of Grenada – Shianne Busch & Satesh Bidaisee

E-Poster 2: The impact of Chikungunya on businesses in Grenada: A preliminary finding – Kareem Coomansingh & Leselle Pierre

E-Poster 3: The Roles of Astrocytes and Molecular Mimicry in Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 Associated Myelopathy – Ryan Chen, Emily Chow, Belinda Williams, Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 4: Challenges Faced and Factors Increasing Grenadian Women’s Susceptibility to HIV/AIDS – Winta Ghidei & Shelly Rodrigo

E-Poster 5: Serologic evaluation of Alphavirus and Flavivirus exposure in bats in Grenada – Diana Stone, Bradley Blitvish, Abiodun A. Adesiyun, Sharlene Santana, Leith Miller, & Sonia Cheetham Brow

E-Poster 6: Seroprevalence of Newcastle Disease, Chicken Infectious Anemia and Avian Influenza in backyard Chickens in Grenada, West Indies – Keshaw Tiwari, Alfred Chikweto, Muhammad Bhaiyat, Julia Coughlin, Alma Bréjeon, Salomé Bruyant & Ravindra Sharma

E-Poster 7: Molecular detection of Chicken Infectious Anemia Virus (CIAV) in backyard poultry from Grenada – Sonia Cheetham Brow, Bhumika Sharma, Keshaw Tiwari & Ravindra Sharma

E-Poster 8: Absence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 serotype in small Indian mongooses (Herpestes auropunctatus) in Grenada and antimicrobial drug resistance of the non-O157 isolates  – Victor A. Amadi, Ulrike Zieger, Ozioma A. Onyegbule, Vanessa Matthew-Belmar, Ravindra Sharma & Harry Hariharan

E-Poster 9: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Escherichia coli recovered from feces of healthy free-range chickens in Grenada, West Indies  – Victor A. Amadi, Natalie Watson, Ozioma A. Onyegbule, Vanessa Matthew-Belmar, Estefania Avendano, Keshaw Tiwari, Ravindra Sharma, & Harry Hariharan

E-Poster 10: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Escherichia coli recovered from feces of young healthy domestic pigs in Grenada, West Indies – Victor A. Amadi, Vanessa Matthew-Belmar, Keshaw Tiwari, Erica Brathwaite, Ravindra Sharma, & Harry Hariharan

E-Poster 11: Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria cultured from the intestine and hepatopancreas of blue land crab (Cardisoma guanhumi) in Grenada, West Indies – Victor A. Amadi, Ross Peterson, Vanessa Matthew-Belmar, Ravindra Sharma, & Harry Hariharan

E-Poster 12: Diagnostic polymerase chain reaction for Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys and Dirofilaria immitis, from whole blood samples of dogs, from Grenada – Bhumika Sharma & Kathryn Gibson

E-Poster 13: Streptococcus phocae infections in marine mammals of the Pacific Northwestand Arctic Canada: A retrospective analysis of 85 post-mortem investigations  – N. Taurisano, B. Butler, D. Stone, H. Hariharan, P. J. Fields, H. Ferguson, & S. Raverty

E-Poster 14: Evaluation of Salinomycin toxicity in broilers – Kamashi Kumar, A. Gopala Reddy, K. Somasekhar Reddy, & V. Ramasubba Reddy

E-Poster 15: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pigeons and donkeys from Grenada, West Indies – Ravindra Sharma, Alfred Chikweto, & Kathryn O-Connell

Poster 16: Attitude, Behavior and Practice of Primary School Students Regarding Soil Transmitted Helminths in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique  – T. P. Noël, K. David, P. J. Fields, & C. N. L. Macpherson

Poster 17: Short Term and Long Term Knowledge of the Transmission and Prevention of Soil Transmitted Helminths in Primary Schoolchildren using an Automatic Response System – T. P. Noël, C. Radix, P. J. Fields, J. Rayner, & C. N. L.  Macpherson

E-Poster 18: Bioactive Compounds Produced by Marine Bacterial Strain  MCPA-10: Pseudoalteromonas pisicidia – Gary L. Brown, Ian Murray & Michele Carr

E-Poster 19: Characterization of CRISPR-Cas Operons and spacer elements in the acidophile, Ferroplasma acidarmanus fer1 – Ravindra Naraine, Alvin Charles, Terrisha Walcott, Lisa Findley, Katisha Daniel, Saieda Alleyne, Janille Williams, Johnathan Ramirez, Daebin Im, Ann Joseph, Olena Khvostova, Asha McEwen, Sherelle Yeates, & Svetlana Kotelnikova

E-Poster 20: CRISPR system in Picrophilus torridus – Verneth Joseph, Shubani Singh, Watipa Makhumalo, Sajni Patel, Ashley Yearwood, Peo Rabasha, Anirudh Kotha, Alvin Charles, Terrisha Walcott, Svetlana Kotelnikova, & Ravindra Naraine

Poster 21: Characterization of oxidative tricarbonic acids cycle (TCA) in the acidophilic Euarchaeum Ferroplasma acidarmanus fer1 – Nicholas Choong, Vikram Nair, Olena Khvostova, Shahida Mark, Tishena Lloyd, Ravindra Naraine & Svetlana Kotelnikova

E-Poster 22: Effects of Amyloid-Beta on Glucose Metabolism and Astrocyte-Neuron Signalling in Alzheimer’s Disease – Jennifer Lee, Catherine Platt, Jessica Wein, Allyson Impallomeni, Ian V. J. Murray, & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 23: Use of Patch Clamp Technique to Identify Potential Changes in NMDA Receptor Activity in Human Lymphocytes – Eric Cardin, Ajithraj Sathiyaraj, Ali A. Levesque, Araksi Oganesian, Mallorie Vest, Christineil Thompson, Alan Sohn, Kyrillos Eskander, Nicky Wu, Jacob Samba, Katherine Weng, Gregory Hoge, Gowthaman Natarajan, & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 24: Saving Brains Grenada: Enhancing Neurodevelopment/Preventing Corporal Punishment – Randall Waechter, Barbara Landon, Stephanie Holmes, Dawne Cyrus, Tammy Martin, Lauren Orlando, Sue Brathwaite, Roberta Evans, Rebeca Wolfe, Ksandra Mobley, Toni Murray, Rashida Isaac, Kim Manderson, & Elber Andrews

Poster 25: The Ethics of Child Maltreatment Research: Assessing Trauma Symptoms and Study Impact – Randall Waechter, Colleen Angus-Yamada, Dilesha Kumanayaka, & Christine Wekerle

Poster 26: The Social and Economic Impact of Rehabilitation and Incarceration of Drug Users in Grenada – Shea Giaquinto & Cecilia Hegamin-Younger

E-Poster 27: Barriers to Implementing an Effective Alcohol Policy in Grenada – Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, Oliver Beniot, & Praveen K. Durgampudi,

E-Poster 28: Knowledge and Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease in Grenada – Madlena Nalbandian, Patrick Baghdasaryan, Kristina Nalbandyan, Disep Ojukwu, Shatha Abudamous, Samantha Chang, Sterling Webb, & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 29: Prevalence and Pain of Sickle Cell Disease in Grenada – Madlena Nalbandian, Heather Kaminsky, Patrick Baghdasaryan, Hilda Kyotakoze, David Keleny, Abigail McDonald, Thomas Erwes, Tatiana Mylläri, & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 30: Assessing Epilepsy Awareness in Grenada – Sean C. Cofano, Disep Ojukwu, Natasha Mozumdar, Zainab Raza, Shipra Saigal, Shashank Musku, Safwan Zar, Michael Merolla, & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 31: Stroke Awareness Amongst the General Population in the Caribbean: A Review – Jaison John, Maykel Irandost, Tuula O. Jalonen, & Kesava Mandalaneni

E-Poster 32: See E-Poster # 22

E-Poster 33: Awareness and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease (AD): A AD knowledge score (ADKS) survey in Grenada – Matthew Protas, Beshoy Nazeer, Raheel Khan, Manita Chaum, Stacey Charles,  Aleksandr Myllari, Tuula O. Jalonen, & Ian V.J. Murray.

E-Poster 34: Breast Screening in Grenada: Women in Medicine Involvement – Ellen Rowe, Karishma Tolani, Tanya Edwards, Mary Maj, Tuula Jalonen, Docent, Frances McGill,

E-Poster 35: Comparative Literature Review of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma – Manisha Sadanani, Shenell Bernard, R. Shane Tubbs, & Marios Loukas

E-Poster 36: A Retrospective Evaluation of Survival Outcomes in Prostate Cancer Patients – Pankaj Aggarwal, Joanna Grater, Wallisa Roberts, Stephen Osiro, Theofanis Kollias, Paul J. Fields, R. Shane Tubbs, & Marios Loukas

E-Poster 37: Next-Generation Sequencing Analysis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Samples Show Significant Mutation Profiles Distinct to Both Etiologic Agent and Geographic Region: What are the Clinical Correlations? – Edward T. Ha, Letsogile Ngwalongwalo, R. Shane Tubbs, & Marios Loukas,

E-Poster 38: Pregnancy After Uterine Artery Embolization using Gelfoam – Katherine Jane Chua & Bruce McLucas

E-Poster 39: Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: A Literature Review – Jordy Godinez, Islam Aly, R. Shane Tubbs, & Marios Loukas

E-Poster 40: Differential Diagnosis of Chorea in a Caribbean Family – Gervette Penny, Jarmal Charles, Ingmar Prokop, Lindyann Lessey, Ruth Walker, & Andrew Sobering

E-Poster 41: Evaluation of the Diabetic Wound Care programme at the Tobago Regional Health Authority: Education Component – Jefferson D. Guy

E-Poster 42: An assessment of the quality of Poison Information Services at the Eastern Regional Health Authority in Trinidad – Angelie Lochan

E-Poster 43: A study to explore the perceptions and attitudes of the Pharmacists employed at the Tobago Regional Health Authority, towards a systematic Inventory Management Method – Allyson Pouchet

E-Poster 44: Investigating opportunities for reducing the lead time for Medical Aid at the Sangre Grande Hospital in Trinidad using a Baseline Time Function Map for the period February to July 2012 – Undine Davis

E-Poster 45: An exploratory analysis of the health and safety climate and practices by health care workers and drivers engaged in the packaging and transportation of medical specimens – Kerron Ovid

E-Poster 46: Underfunded Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Strained In The Delivery Of

Adequate Prehospital Care With Growing Populations – Daniel H. Wolbrom, Aleef Rahman, Rubiya Haque, & Michael T. Hilton,

E-Poster 47: Personal Health Behaviours and Counselling Practices of Grenadian Physicians and Nurses: A Pilot Study – Anthony Liberti & Christine Richards,

E-Poster 48: EMC Phlebotomy Workshop: Promoting Technical Skills for Future Clinical Encounters – Eric Choi, Daniel Azof, Samantha Chamberlain, Joseph S Rauscher, John Speake, & Theresa McCann

E-Poster 49: The Prevalence of Depression and Suicidal Ideation amongst Medical Students at St. George’s University – Pratish Majmundar, John Sobotka, Aleksander Zywot, Adam Farzaneh& Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 50: A Longitudinal Study of Neurophobia Amongst Medical Students – Aleksander Zywot, John Sobotka, Pratish Majmundar, Prakhar Singh, Anish Nanda & Tuula O. Jalonen

E-Poster 51: Non-academic Factors Affecting Grenadian Students in the School of Medicine – Lauren Orlando, Emily Harms, Heather Brathwaite, Jill Paterson, & Glen Jacobs

E-Poster 52: How to train a doctor? Merging Clinical Reasoning with Physiological Concepts – Gabrielle Walcott-Bedeau, Ian Murray, John Swope, Jonathan Modica, Jacqueline Powell, & Mark Clunes

E-Poster 53: Teaching Basic and Advanced Airway Management Using Medium and High Fidelity Simulation to Basic Sciences Medical Students – Alyssa Songveera, Joe Rauscher, Ashley Bray, Theresa McCann, & John Speake

E-Poster 54: Focused Simulation Scenarios Involving Pre-Clinical Medical Students in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 – Caitlin Parkinson, Tessa Wadsworth, Amanda Uva, Joseph Rauscher, Mouandjo Louison, Samantha Dickson, John Speake, & Theresa J. McCann

E-Poster 55: Exploration of Term 1 Medical Students’ Help-seeking Strategies Using an Online Learning Strategy Resource – Joanne Buckland, Romero Benjamin, Amber Chess, & Terry Anderson

E-Poster 56: Tackling Standard Academic English in a Creole Context – Jill Paterson

E-Poster 57: Communication for the Health Professions – Emily Harms, Debbi Johnson, & Sara Rabie

E-Poster 58: The Academic Enhancement Program: Description and Evaluation – Sara Rabie, Anitha Tokala, Golda Mahesh, Karla Hood, Bevalin Alexander, Donella Telesford, & Kayla Rogler

E-Poster 59: SL Small Groups: Outcomes – Peter Slinger, & Elias Abdullah, Atoum Abdullah Gervette Penny

Poster 60: DES Student Facilitation: Evaluating Small Group Reviews – Sara Rabie, Peter Slinger, Karla Hood, Donella Telesford, Atoum Abdullah, & Gervette Penny

Poster 61: Clinical Tutor Facilitator Training: Description and Evaluation – Peter Slinger, Glen Jacobs, Gervette Penny

E-Poster 62: Are lectures obsolete? An analysis of attention during lectures – Matthew Protas, John H.D. Giang, Rina Kuznets, Duncan Kirkby, Kesava K. Mandalaneni, Daniel Flynn, Emily Vogler, & Ian V.J. Murray

E-Poster 63: An ethical evidence-based case for global service-learning partnerships, the Triad Approach: Host Community, University and Students – S Rodrigo, M. Forde, & T. McKinnon

E-Poster 64: Uncovering the Needs of Underserved Areas in Arequipa, Peru: A Community Perspective – Daniel Gonzalez & Satesh Bidaisee

Poster 65: Women in Medicine empowering students and women in Grenada – Chelsey Russ, Iana Gueorguieva, Tuula O. Jalonen, & Frances McGill

E-Poster 66: Assessment of the indoor air quality of a major academic office building at St. George’s University – Curllan Bhola, Andrew Cutz, Martin S. Forde

E-Poster 67: Prevention of needle stick injuries and exposure to blood borne pathogens – Muge Akpinar-Elci, Satesh Bidaisee, Praveen Durgampudi, Roger Radix, Julietta Rodriguez- Guzman, Omur Cinar Elci,

E-Poster 68: Analysis of CDM Activities in the Caribbean – Vintura Silva, Alexandre Gillert-Paris, Hugh Sealy, Juliana Minetto Gellert Paris, & Odran Nigel Edwards

E-Poster 69: The Impacts, Uses and Management Practices of the Sargassum Seaweed – Jezelle McLawrence, Dianne Roberts

E-Poster 70: Assessment of water quality in Woburn Clarke’s Court Bay
Marine protected area (WCCB MPA) in Grenada, West Indies – Karla Farmer-Diaz, Javier Barranco, Nariman Konjkavfard, Makeda Matthew, and Svetlana Kotelnikova

E-Poster 71: Landscape Scale Effects of Oil and Gas Development on Grassland Passerines in Southern Alberta – Jody Daniel & Nicola Koper

E-Poster 72: Stability of hierarchical triples: dependence on inner eccentricity and inclination – Aleksandr Mylläri,  Mauri Valtonen, Alexei Pasechnik

E-Poster 73: The Three-body Problem from Pythagoras to HawkingMauri Valtonen, Joanna Anosova, Konstantin Kholshevnikov, Aleksandr Mylläri, Victor Orlov, Kiyotaka Tanikawa

E-Poster 74: On the visualization of random Fibonacci-Padovan sequences – Tatiana Mylläri, Aleksandr Mylläri, Andreas Anckar, Göran Högnäs