Wilkes University Students, Guthrie Scholars Present Research

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Four Wilkes University seniors presented their research as part of the Guthrie Scholars program. The presentation concludes the Guthrie Clinical semester. The presentation occurred on May 3 at Wilkes University. The students will also present their findings at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.

Morgan Novakovich

The students and their studies are:

  • Zoya Rahman, “Correlation of BMI and Surgical Outcomes at a Rural Trauma Center: A Retrospective Chart Analysis.” Her mentor was Robert Behm, MD, General Surgery, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.
  • Ana Rahman, “Creating a National Resource for Opioid Prescribing Across Surgical Specialties.” Her mentors included Robert Behm, MD. General Surgery; Trauma & Acute Care Surgery at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital and Adeolu Adeboye, MD, General Surgery, PG-II from Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.
  • Morgan Novakovich, “The Impact of an Emergency General Surgery Service on Appendicitis Outcomes at a Rural Trauma Center.”  Her mentors were Robert Behm, MD and Paul Granet, MD, General Surgery; Trauma and Acute Care Surgery from Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.
  • Isaiah Pinkerton, “Retrospective Chart Analysis Evaluating the Efficacy of Tranexamic Acid (TXA) for Resolving Chronic Subdural Hematoma (CSDH).” His mentors were Kim Rickert, MD and Erik Gregorie, MD from the Department of Neurosurgery at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.

The Guthrie Scholars program is designed to give qualified seniors at Wilkes University who are interested in pursuing medicine the opportunity to earn 15 credits while gaining first-hand knowledge of the life of a physician.

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