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May 22, 2018:
26th Annual Research Night

Thank you to everyone who attended the EPGS 26th Annual Research Night, and thank you to The College of Physicians of Philadelphia for co-hosting this event at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Thomson Gallery.

Congratulations to all of our presenters. Our Geriatric Fellow participants represented the following institutions: Abington Hospital Jefferson Health, Rowan University SOM NJISA, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University Hospital/Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing: NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health.

This year's Winners and Presenters were:

First Place: Dr. Christina Whitehouse, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing: NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health
"Telehealth Delivery of Diabetes Education During Transitions in Care"

Second Place: Dr. Tiffany Jean Gonzales, Abington Hospital Jefferson Health
"Make No Bones About It: Osteoporosis is a Poorly Identified Disease Entity in the Hospital"

Third Place: Katherine Mulquin, Christopher Capicotto, Olivia Questore, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
"Disinfectant Treatment of Pelvic Pressure Ulcers: A Crossover Pilot Study"

Dr. Jesse Abesh, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine NJISA
"Medication Self-Administration in Patients with Cognitive Impairment"

Dr. Elizabeth Collins, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care
"Implementation of a Volunteer-Based Hospital Visitation Program for Older Adults"





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