National Presentations by Fellows

2021 

Annual PAS meeting in Philadelphia & American Society for Bioethics and Medical Humanities (ASBH) Annual Meeting

  1. Mathavan Sivarajah, Naveen Kannekanti, Christiane Mhanna, Merlin Pinto, Christian Ravi Chandar, Prem Shekhawat. Postnatal glucocorticoid use is associated with severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in very low birth weight infants. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021
  2. Mathavan Sivarajah, Sammour Ibrahim. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) vs Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), An Examination of Rescue Breaths and Changing Pulmonary Mechanics Using A Simulator. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021 (PLATFORM)
  3. Stacey Ramey, Stephanie Merlini, Sharon Groh-Wargo. Exploring Innovations of Human Milk Use and Analysis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021
  4. Ibrahim Qattea, Hany Aly. Updates on prevalence and characteristics of Neonatal Seizures based on US National data. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021
  5. Ibrahim Qattea, Hany Aly. Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Prevalence and Risk factors in the Newborn: The U.S. National Statistics. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021
  6. Ibrahim Qattea, Hany Aly. Trends and morbidities associated with hemorrhagic disease of newborn (HDN): Analysis of the US national data. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021
  7. Mohsen Farghaly, Ibrahim Qattea, Hany Aly. Modifiable factors associated with survival of infants born at periviable gestation: The US National database. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2021 (PLATFORM)
  8. Elgendy MM, Othman H, Mohamed M, Aly H. Prevalence and outcomes of gastroschisis and omphalocele in neonates. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021 
  9. Elgendy MM, Mohamed M, Aly H. Umbilical catheters placement and pericardial effusion in term infants in the US. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021
  10. Elgendy MM, Mohamed M, Aly H. Umbilical catheters placement and pericardial effusion in very low birth weight infants. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021 
  11. Elgendy MM, Othman H, Mohamed M, Aly H. Prevalence and outcomes of congenital laryngomalacia and tracheomalacia in neonates. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021
  12. Elgendy MM, Othman H, Mohamed M, Aly H. Prevalence and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis in neonates. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021
  13. Elgendy MM, Othman H, Mohamed M, Aly H. Epidemiology of gastrostomy and tracheostomy tube placement in infants at the edge of viability. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021
  14. Ibrahim Qattea, Naveen Kannekanti. Necrotizing enterocolitis-Trends, mortality, and gut mediated adverse outcomes (2007-2018). Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2021

    American Society for Bioethics and Medical Humanities (ASBH) Annual Meeting
  15. Anudeepa Sharma, Stepanie Merlino, Leah Jeunnette, Deepak Kumar. Feuding over Family Food: Cultural Implications in the Nutritional Management of Premature Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. American Society for Bioethics and Medical Humanities (ASBH) Annual Meeting. Thursday, Oct 14th at 11:30, 2021 (PLATFORM) 

2020 

(Annual PAS meeting in Philadelphia)-Canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic and SMFM, Dallas, Tx

  1. Elgendy M, Heis F, Aly H: Spontaneous intestinal perforation in preterm infants: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Dataset. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  2. Ibrahim Qattea, Elgendy M, Aly H: Venous thrombosis in preterm infants: Analysis of the national Inpatient SAMPLE Dataset. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  3. Elgendy M, Younis M, Othman H, Shekhawat P, Aly H: Acute kidney injury in preterm infants: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Dataset. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  4. Naveen Kannekanti. The Effects of Glucocorticoids on Retinal Vascularization in Preterm Infants. Retrospective chart review of MetroHealth and Cleveland Clinic Hospital systems. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  5. Naveen Kannekanti. Postnatal glucocorticoid use is associated with severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in very low birth weight infants. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  6. Naveen Kannekanti. Postnatal glucocorticoid use and incidence of hypertension in Very low-birth weight (VLBW) infants at time of discharge. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  7. Mathavan Sivarajah. Effects of Glucocorticoids on Retinal Vascularization in Preterm Infants. Retrospective chart review of MetroHealth and Cleveland Clinic Hospital systems. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  8. Juan Hernandez. Dexmedetomidine use in Preterm Infants: benefits and concerns. Should it be first line therapy? Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  9. Padiyar S, Franic L, Pestana-Knight E, Friedman N, Aly H: Role of conventional EEG in infants with congenital heart disease and its correlation with long term neurodevelopmental outcomes. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  10. Padiyar S, Othman H, Aly H: Electroencephalogram (EEG) utilization for neuro-monitoring in the Neonatal ICU (NICU) – Are we using it well? Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Philadelphia, May 2020
  11. Indrani Bhattacharjee. Blood urea nitrogen and severity of retinopathy of prematurity. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Philadelphia, May 2020
  12. Zaineh Aljanini. Venous thrombosis in premature infants: Analysis of the National Inpatient data. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.
  13. Zaineh Aljanini. Abstract Title: Management and Outcomes of Infants Born at Periviable Gestation at MetroHealth Medical Center (MHMC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. 2020.

    SMFM's Annual Meeting February 3–8, 2020, Dallas, Texas

  14. Juan Hernandez, Jonathan Lun, Kelly Gibson. Isolated Neonatal Acidemia: What is the Long-Term Outcome? Poster presentation at the SMFM's Annual Meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™, February 3–8, 2020, Dallas, Texas.

2019

Annual PAS (Baltimore); SRI (Paris); Euro-Pediatrics (Dublin, Ireland); Central Conference on Perinatal Research Louisville, Kentucky

  1. Bhattacharjee I, Das A, Aly H. (April 2019). MAP index as a new tool to predict the severity of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birth Weight infants during the first 3 days of life Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; Baltimore, MD, USA
  2. Bhattacharjee I, Othman H, Hamzah M, Aly H. (April 2019). Prevalence and Mortality for Congenital Heart Diseases in Premature Infants: A 17-Year Report from National Inpatient Database Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies 2019, Baltimore; MD, USA.
  3. Sharma A, Graf R, Almeyda Y, Moore RM, Kumar D, Moore JJ: The Efficacy of 17aHydroxyprogesterone Caproate in Preventing Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Baltimore, Maryland, April 25-30, 2019   
  4. Bhattacharjee I, Das A, Bardaro S, Wargo S, Kumar D. (March 2019). Maternal and neonatal outcomes in obese woman undergoing bariatric surgery Oral Presentation presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies; Loiusville, KY, USA
  5. Padiyar S, Othman H, Elgendy M, Aly H: Causes and associated diagnoses with neonatal seizures in term and preterm infants: A study of the US inpatient database. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Baltimore, May 2019
  6. Padiyar S, Othman H, Puthuraya S, Elsamny E, Aly H: Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS): Exposure in preterm neonates with various gestational ages. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Baltimore, May 2019
  7. Zaineh Alja’nini MD, Eden Janesch, Stephanie Merlino MS, RDN, Marc Collin MD, Sharon Groh-Wargo PhD, RDN. Enhanced Anthropometrics in a Level III NICU, a Quality Improvement Project. Poster presentation at the 2019 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore – Maryland.  
  8. Yasser Aljebawi, MD. The Concomitant Use of Vancomycin and Piperacillin/Tazobactam is Associated with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Infants. Location: Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Date: 04/29/2019

    2019 Society for Reproductive Investigations, Paris France

  9. Sharma A, Graf R, Kumar D, Moore R, Moore JJ. Effect of 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate in preventing preterm birth after a previous pPROM delivery.
  10. Sharma A, Moore R, Kumar D, Mercer B, Moore JJ. GM-CSF the critical intermediate of inflammation-induced fetal membrane weakening, exerts its effect on the chorio-decidua rather than the amnion

    Europaediatrics Meeting, Dublin, June 2019

  11. Ibrahim, M, Pandey R, Gibson K, Bailit J, Kumar D, Philip R. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): how the timing of presentation influences a safe discharge policy. Podium presentation at the Europaediatrics Meeting, Dublin, June 2019.  https://adc.bmj.com/content/104/Suppl_3/A26.2

    43rd Central Conference on Perinatal Research, 2019, Louisville, Kentucky.
  12. Zaineh Alja’nini MD, Eden Janesch, Stephanie Merlino MS, RDN, Marc Collin MD, Sharon Groh-Wargo PhD, RDN. Enhanced Anthropometrics in a Level III NICU, a Quality Improvement Project. Podium presentation at the 43rd Central Conference on Perinatal Research, 2019, Louisville, Kentucky.

2018

PAS Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada 

  1. Poster: Low Lactose Infant Formula Does Not Change Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Outcomes: Results of a Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial.
    Date/Time: May 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Fellows: Rajesh Pandey, Mugahid Ibrahim, Neel Kanike
  2. Poster: Age at which Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) develops in newborn infants at risk following in-utero drug exposure to opioids.
    Date/Time: May 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Fellow: Mugahid Ibrahim; Undergrad: Ahmad Ali
  3. Poster: The effect of Gestational Age, Birth Weight, Prenatal and Postnatal Risk Factors on the Size of Newborn Kidneys & their Postnatal Growth
    Date/Time: May 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Fellow: Indrani Bhattacharjee
  4. Poster: In the Gray Zone: Survival and Morbidities of Periviable Births
    Date/Time: May 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Fellow: Ankita Shukla
  5. Poster: Effect of Different Oxygen Saturation Targets on Retinopathy of Prematurity
    Date/Time: May 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Fellow: Ankita Shukla
  6. Poster: Can we use the Kaiser Sepsis Calculator to determine the risk of early onset sepsis in the NICU?
    Date/Time: May 7, 2018 from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fellow: Gretchen Kopec
  7. Poster: Predicting placental chorioamnionitis using Kaiser Sepsis Calculator Early Onset Sepsis score before clinical examination of infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Date/Time: May 7, 2018 from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fellow: Gretchen Kopec
  8. Podium Presentation: Low Caloric intake in the first week of life is associated with the severity of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) infants.
    Date/Time: May 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Fellow: Yasser Al-Jebawi
  9. Poster: Changing characteristics of invasive candidiasis over two decades in a level III NICU
    Date/Time: May 6, 2018 from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fellow: Zaineh Aljanini, Vaibhav Goyal Resident: Ishani Sandesara
  10. Poster: Prevalence of Iodine deficiency in Mother-Infant dyads: Longitudinal assessment of iodine status and thyroid function in preterm infants
    Date/Time: May 6, 2018 from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fellow: Neil Kanike