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Geisel Students Present Research at Annual Poster Night

Geisel’s Annual Poster Presentation Night where current second-year medical students present their summer research projects was held on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at DHMC. This year there were a record number of presenters and posters (78) including some first- and third-year medical students. Thanks to everyone who came out in support of our students and helped make the event a success.

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Photos by Rob Strong

Four posters were selected as "Outstanding Posters" in each of four core scholarly disciplines:

Clinical Science:
Gwenyth Gasper ’26: The association between regional growth in US neonatal intensive care capacity and neonatal mortality from 1991-2020
Mentor: David Goodman, MD, MS


Foundational Science:
Bryan Chavez ’26: An adeno-associated viral vector for gene therapy delivery to the peripheral nervous system
Mentor: Jennifer Hong, MD


DEI Science:
Fares Awa ’26: Structural and systemic racism in CoC cancer center locations: proximity may not equal access to cancer care
Mentor: Andrew Loehrer, MD, MPH


Medical Education Science:
Maximillian Kutch ’26: Using ultrasound-guidance to teach access and drainage of synthetic cysts in formalin embalmed cadavers.
Mentor: Neena Lundgreen Mason, PhD