The Student Poster Award recognizes the outstanding research of a student and the quality of the presentation during the Annual Research Meeting each June.


Marina Soley-Bori
Boston University School of Public Health
"Geographic Region and Insurance Plan Are Associated with Hospital Discharge after Total Hip and Knee Replacement: Evidence from the Privately Insured U.S. Population"


Rebecca Haffajee
Harvard University
"Impact of Mental Health Parity on Mental Health Care Use and Spending"


Trit Garg
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Overutilization of Routine Postoperative Surveillance after Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair among Medicare Beneficiaries: Opportunity for Cost Savings"


Geoffrey Silvera
Penn State University
"Organizational Empathy in Hospitals" 


Stephen Vance
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine
"Clinical Trial Enrollment Barriers Faced by the Hispanic Population of North Carolina" 


Erika Cottrell
Oregon Health and Sciences University
"Understanding Safety Events in Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services for Children" 


Ayesha Delany-Brumsey
University of California, Los Angeles
"Social Capital and Mental Health: An Examination of the Relationship among Neighborhood Conditions, Primary Caregiver Depression, and Childhood Behavioral Problems" 


Jacqueline Baras (Photo)
Medical Student in Health Research and Policy
Stanford University
"MRI Availability and Low Back Pain Care for Medicare Patients"


Rebecca Anhang Price, M.S.
Doctoral Student in Health Policy
Harvard University
"Uptake of a New Cervical Cancer Prevention Technology in a Medicaid Population"


Marguerite E. Burns, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
"Adult Beneficiaries with Disabilities: The average effects of enrollment in a Medicaid MCO relative to FFS on health care expenditures nationwide"


Andrea Gruneir, M.Sc. 
Doctoral Candidate 
Brown University 
"Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents with Cognitive Impairments: Influence of Facility Features and State Policies"


Rada Dagher, M.P.H.
Doctoral Student in Health Services Research and Policy
University of Minnesota
"A Longitudinal Analysis of Postpartum Depression among Employed Women"


Hongxia Liu, M.S.N.
Doctoral Student
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
"The Effects of Gender and Age on Health-Related Quality of Life and Overall Health in Renal Transplant Recipients"


Katherine Jones, M.S., P.T.
Doctoral Candidate
University of Nebraska Medical Center
"Aggregate Analysis of Medication Errors in Four Critical Access Hospitals: A Model for Rural Patient Safety and Quality Improvement"


Peter Groeneveld, M.D.
Fellow, Health Research & Policy
Standford University School of Medicine
"Do Differences in Cardiac Procedure Rates Explain Racial Disparity in Long-Term Survival of Elderly Cardiac Arrest Patients?"


Brian Quilliam, R.Ph.
Doctoral Candidate
Brown University
"Effect of Antiplatelet and Anticoagulants on All-cause Mortality Among Elderly Nursing Home Residents with Recent Ischemic Stroke"


Ellen Shaffer, Ph.D., M.P.H. 
Doctoral Candidate 
University of California, San Francisco 
Effect of Competition on Availability of Neonatal Intensive Care Units and Risk-Appropriate Maternity Admissions in California, 1986-1997


Christopher L. Seplaki
Patterns of TCA and SSRI Prescription Across Plans, Providers and States: Do Publicly-Insured Managed Care Members Receive Differential Treatment?


Cornelia M. Ulrich, M.S. 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Shoou-Yih D. Lee, M.D., Ph.D. candidate 
School of Public Health University of Michigan


Eric S. Williams, Ph.D. 
Sheps Center for Health Services Research University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Myde Boles, Ph.D. 
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

* title and affiliation listed at time of award