Presented by: Hyrum Eddington, S-SPIRE Center Data Manager
Talk title 1: ‘Visualization of Clinical Risk Prediction Models with Shiny: Technical Implementation and Usability Testing’
Talk title 2: ‘Trends in US Surgical Procedures during the Initial COVID-19Pandemic Response Compared to the 2020 Fall/Winter Infection Surge’
Bio: Hyrum Eddington, B.S. is a Data Manager at the S-SPIRE center. He works with a variety of clinicians including doctors, residents, and trainees in a number of roles including statistician and programmatic developer. He obtained a bachelors in Bioinformatics from Brigham Young University and is a future PhD candidate. Hyrum has contributed to academic research on a number of different clinical subjects including psychosocial cancer patient outcomes, adjudication of EPA’s in surgical education, and EDC design in clinical trial studies.
Each week, S-SPIRE hosts an in-person Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.
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Presented by: Cintia Kimura, Postdoctoral Scholar, General Surgery, Stanford University.
Talk Title: ” Introducing Plant-Based Diets for Patients Recovering From Colorectal Surgery.”
Bio: Dr. Kimura completed her training in colorectal surgery in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is a postdoc in the Department of Surgery and her research focuses on the effect of different diets on the gut microbiome of patients undergoing colorectal surgery. She studies coaching interventions to help patients prepare and recover from colorectal surgery.
Presented by: Kazunari Sasaki, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Abdominal Transplant, Surgery, Stanford University.
Talk Title: “Looking for a Magic Spice”
Bio: Kazunari Sasaki, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Abdominal Transplant. He received his medical degree from Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan in 2004. He moved to the US in 2015 and completed abdominal transplant fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, where he was subsequently appointed to the surgical faculty. He specializes in liver transplantation hepatobiliary surgeries.
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