JACK's Scholars awards 2019 [View Image]

2019 JACK's Summer Scholars

2019 JACK's Summer Scholar Presentations

  • Predicting Successful Extubation in ELBW Infants – John Min (Johns Hopkins University), Natalie Rivera-Rodriguez (Ponce Health and Sciences University)
  • Optimizing Postnatal Growth of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant – Maribel Molina (Fordham University), Camara Perkins (CUNY School of Medicine)
  • Enhancing Outcomes for the Infant Affected by Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy – Gaurav Agrawal (University of Alabama School of Medicine), Leena Penumalee (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  • Improving Care for Infants with Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome – Edward Yang (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine), Courtney Link (Bryn Mawr College)

2019 Scholar Awards

The JACK’s Neonatology Scholar Awards identify faculty and peers who best exemplify the attributes of humanism and professionalism in medicine.

The American Board of Pediatrics defines professionalism as one who “aspires to altruism, accountability, excellence, duty, service, honor, integrity and respect for others.”

The scholars vote to recognize and honor one faculty mentor as well one undergraduate, medical student and nursing scholar identified by his/her peers for exemplifying the attributes of humanism and professionalism.

  • 2019 JACK’s Most Valued Mentor Award: Dr. Linda Meloy (Division of General Pediatrics)
  • 2019 JACK’s Medical Student Award: Gaurav Agrawal – University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • 2019 JACK’s Undergraduate Student Award: Leena Penumalee – Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2019 JACK’s Best Project Presentation Award: Enhancing Outcomes for the Infant Affected by Hypoxic Ischemic EncephalopathyGaurav Agrawal (University of Alabama School of Medicine), Leena Penumalee (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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