Assisting Award Winners: CTSI's BERD (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design)

Celebrating the four winning researchers assisted by CTSI's BERD team

June 12, 2020

Participants submitted a record number of entries to the Department of Internal Medicine's Research Day 2020 awards (108 abstracts accepted and 98 virtual posters). We are excited to say that CTSI's BERD team assistance was well-represented in the list of those chosen for either first or second place research category awards.  


The BERD team assisted the following four award recipients in their winning research endeavors:


Fellow - Clinical Research 

  • 1st Place: Dr. Matthew Singleton, “Multi-biomarker prediction of stroke among those with atrial fibrillation: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study”
  • 2nd Place: Dr. Braghadheeswar Thyagarajan, “Renal outcomes in adult critically ill patients treated with veno-venous versus veno-arterial ECMO”

Jr. Faculty - Clinical Research 

  • 2nd Place: Dr. Alyssa Buckenheimer, “End-of-life care in the immune checkpoint inhibitor era.”

Student - Quality Improvement 

  • 1st Place: Paula A. Grisales, “Improving the Efficacy of Patient Laboratory Result Delivery in a Free Community Clinic: A Quality Improvement Project”

Congratulations to these winners!


Interested in what services BERD can offer you? Learn more about the BERD team and check out our Biostatistical Services page and submit a request today!