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MAFP Foundation announces latest grant award winners

Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Renee McGivern
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The MAFP Foundation recently awarded innovation and research grants to 13 MAFP members. 

Here are the recipients, their projects and mentors:

Jay-Sheree Allen, MD, PGY3 Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: HIV Increasing screening, addressing risk factors and reinforcing prevention and prophylaxis.
Mentored by Robert Bonacci, MD.

Lucas Boyle, MD, PGY1, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: Values-based behavioral activation intervention among patients living with chronic pain in an urban family medicine clinic. 
Mentored by Andrew Slattengren, DO.

Anne Doering, MD, PGY1 and Lonzale Ramsey, MD, PGY2 North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: Exploring  health impacts for black women in a community with high incidence of police violence. 
Mentored by Shailey Prasad, MD.

Shannon Fleming, MD, PGY2 and Dane Nimako, PGY2, United Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: STRIDE SQUAD-Group weight loss and wellness classes for individuals with serious mental illness.
Mentored by Lisa Phifer, MD. 
  
Zia Okocha, MD, PGY3 North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: Racial and ethnic differences in prevalence of the "drug seeking behavior" label on patient problem lists.
Mentored by Jason Ricco, MD.

Rose Olson, MS4, University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities Campus
Project: Laundry Love.
Mentored by David Power, MD.

Lisa Prusak, MD, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: Prevention of dental decay in a homeless population with limited access to dental care using silver diamine fluoride in an established resident run outreach program.

Nathan Ratner, MS3, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth
Project: CreativeRx: making happier family docs.
Mentored by Emily Onello, MD.

Ben Rosentein, PGY1, St. John's Family Medicine Residency Program
Project: Implementation of a standard fall-risk assessment within a family medicine clinic.
Mentored by Angela Smithson, MD.

Thomas Schmidt, MS2, University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities Campus
Project: Advocacy in the opioid crisis:  educating the next generation of patients and providers.
Mentored by Javad Keyhani, MD.

Jesse Susa, PGY2, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program, Project:  The great CHUM sock exchange.
Mentored by James Conniff, MD.

The next grant deadline is May 1, 2018. Learn more about applying for MAFP Foundation grants and awards.


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