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UPIKE students and faculty present research

December 06, 2017 12:00 AM
Pikeville, Ky.
University of Pikeville faculty and students in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences had their research recognized.

UPIKE encourages and gives students who are interested in research an opportunity to work with mentors to gain additional experience along with valuable insight into research and its potential contribution to their future careers.

Paul Bernstein, third-year osteopathic medical student from Brooklyn, NY, published an article “Two Isometric Yoga Poses Reduce the Curves in Degenerative and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis” in Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.

Rebekah Fabela, second-year osteopathic medical student from Dry Ridge, attended the American Academy of Family Physicians meeting where she served as the Kentucky legislator and had her experiences published in the fall Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians journal.

Danielle Upton, a senior at UPIKE from Mayfield, presented her research at the Kentucky Academy of Science Meeting and earned first place in the health science poster category. Maiyon Park, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology, served as her mentor.

Jordan Wong, second-year osteopathic medical student from Raleigh, NC, published an article “Aortic Aneurysm: Clinical Guidelines for Primary Care Physicians” in Osteopathic Family Physician.

Josh Watson, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology, mentored Emily Altman, a junior at Georgetown College, who presented her summer research project at the Kentucky Academy of Science Meeting and earned third place in the physiology and biochemistry poster category.

Caption: Danielle Upton presented her research at the Kentucky Academy of Science Meeting and earned first place in the health science poster category.

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