Poster Presentations – Clinical Climate Change 2022

GROUP A (Entry # 1-9)

ENTRY # 1 A 24-hour Waste Audit of a Tertiary Care Hospital’s Neuro ICU and Opportunities for Diversion

Author: Lisette Corbin, BA, Medical Student, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Co-authors: Hannah Hoff, Alison Smith

ENTRY # 2 Asthma Clusters and Underlying Social Determinants in Richmond, Virginia: A Climate Justice Lens

Author: Pranav Jayaraman, BSA, MPH Candidate, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston,  TX; Co-authors: Ema Helfrich, BS; David Adrazgo, MSW, MPhil; Jinze Li, MSPH

ENTRY # 3 Low-Flow Anesthesia: A Cost and Carbon Saving Technique

Author: Caellagh Morrissey, Medical Student, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri; Co-authors: Preethi Pugazenthi, Helga Komen, Ryan Guffey, Ivan Kangrga

ENTRY # 4 Ethically rationing healthcare in our new era of pandemics, inequality, and the climate emergency.

Author: James E Black, MD PhD MPH, Faculty-MD, staff physician, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN

Entry #5 Planetary Health in Medical Education: Assessing Existing Knowledge and Identifying Educational Gaps

Author: Shannon Cleary, Medical student, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY; Co-authors: Valentina Sedlacek, Tori Valachovic, Kristen Sportiello, Nick Contento, Sarah Crowe, Kyle Martin, Emily Rosenthal, Camille Ezran, Sandra Jee, Valerie Lou, Kate Weber

ENTRY # 6 The Planetary Health Report Card: A Student-Led Institutional Advocacy Tool

Author: Karly Hampshire, Medical Student, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Co-authors: Hannah Chase, VetMB

ENTRY # 7 Catalyzing Sustainable Healthcare in Medical Education and Practice, A Student Driven Guide

Author: Harris Jamal, MPH, Medical Student at Medical College of Georgia, Medical Students for a Sustainable Future (MS4SF), Athens, GA; Co-authors: Aaron Rosenblum, Savita Potarazu, Pranav Jayaraman, Lawrence Huang, Amanda Lee, Jack Inglis, Caylynn Yao

ENTRY # 8 Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Ground Transport

Author: Gabriel Forest, MD Candidate, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; Co-authors: Caitlin Rublee, MD, MPH. Alexis Puyleart, MD Candidate

ENTRY # 9 Into Shadows, Terrors, Years

Author: Adam Farcus, Graduate student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

GROUP B (Entry # 10-18)

ENTRY # 10 Hospital Gardening Programs to Prevent Healthcare Worker Burnout during Climate-related Crises

Author: Russell K McIntire PhD MPH, Faculty-PhD, Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Co-authors: Sharon Larson PhD

ENTRY # 11 The Health Path Project, Examining Adversity in a Climate Destabilized World

Author: Emily Diamond, Psy.D, Professor, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, California; Co-authors: Isaac Smith, MAT, LCSW, FNTP

ENTRY # 12 Exposure to fine particulate pollution association with disruption of glucose and cholesterol levels.

Author: Pablo Knobel, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Post-doctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, New York, NY; Co-authors: Allan Just , Elena Colicino , Maryann McLaughlin , Susan Teitelbaum, Heresh Amini , Maayan Yitshak Sade

ENTRY # 13  Associations between air pollution and temperature and glycated hemoglobin levels in women of child bearing age

Author: Mike Z. He, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New Yor, NY; Co-authors: Itai Kloog, Allan C. Just, Iván Gutiérrez-Avila, Elena Colicino, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, María Luisa Pizano-Zárate, Marcela Tamayo-Ortiz, Alejandra Cantoral, Diana C. Soria-Contreras, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Robert O. Wright, Maayan Yitshak-Sade

ENTRY # 14 Joint Effects of postnatal air pollution exposure and violence in predicting sleep efficiency in children in the PROGRESS birth cohort

Author: Terry Thompson, DHA, MPH, Postdoctoral Fellow, EMPH, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Co-authors: Dr. Leon Hsu, ScD, and Dr. Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH

ENTRY # 15 Psychological Challenges and Coping Strategies of Youth Climate Justice Activists

Author: Xiaoxuan Chen, Graduate student, Medical Student, UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, Berkeley, CA/San Francisco, CA

ENTRY # 16 Mothers Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic Effects Child Fear in Kids with Developmental Disabilities

Author: Sheow Yun Sie, Graduate student, Research Coordinator, CUNY Queens College, Flushing, New York; Co-authors: Reena Maharaj, Emily Nelson, Johnny Lopez, Catherine Heitz, and Dr. Yoko Nomura

ENTRY # 17 The Association of Environmental Factors on Acute Pediatric Asthma-Related Healthcare Utilization in a New York City Hospital: A Retrospective Analysis

Author: Hashem E. Zikry, MD, Emergency Medicine Resident, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY; Co-authors: Erin Thanik, MD,MPH, Krishna Vemuri, MPH, Elizabeth Garland, MD, MPH, Nicholas DeFelice, PhD

ENTRY # 18 Prenatal PM2.5 and subcortical volumes in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Author: Elza Rechtman, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York; Co-authors: Lindsay M. Alexander, Demetrios M. Papazaharias, Allan Just, Robert Wright, Michael P. Milham, Chris Gennings, Megan K. Horton


First Place (Tie)

Karly Hampshire, Medical Student, University of California, San Francis


Caellagh Morrissey, Medical Student, Washington University in Saint Louis

Second Place

Lisette Corbin, Medical Student, Emory University

Third Place

Elza Rechtman, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai