Research Forum 2022

The 21st Annual Medical Student Research Forum was held on Monday, November 21, 2022 in the Health Science Learning Center. This event showcased the research accomplishments of the majority of SMPH students, who conducted research under the mentorship of UW faculty mentors during the summer between their first and second year of medical school. More than 130 students presented their work through podium and poster presentations, and congratulations are in order to the winners of the Excellence in Student Research Award:

      • Brendan Dolan (Mentor: Jason Abel, Urology), who presented in Session A.
      • Kathy Nguyen (Mentor: Dawn Davis, Medicine), who presented in Session B.
      • Manlu Liu (Mentor: Andrew Baschnagel, Human Oncology), who presented in Session C.
      • Rishil Mehta (Mentor: Huy Dinh, Oncology), who presented in Session D.

View Program (pdf).


noon-1 pm. Poster Session. HSLC Atrium. See below for a complete list of posters.

1:15-2:10 pm. Opening, Welcome, and Guest Lecture. 1306 HSLC

      • Dean Golden’s Opening Remarks and Introduction of the winner of the Dean’s Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentorship award
      • Shapiro Guest Lecture: Dr. David Jarrard, Urology. Title: ‘Why have we not yet cured cancer?’

2:15-4 pm. Student Podium Presentation Sessions. All sessions run concurrently. See below for a complete schedule of podium presentations.

      • Session A: 1306 HSLC
        Facilitator: David Jarrard, MD
        Co-Facilitator: Jon Schrope, MD/PhD student
      • Session B: 1325 HSLC
        Facilitator: Elizabeth Petty, MD
        Co-Facilitator: Katrina Falk, MD/PhD student
      • Session C: 1335 HSLC
        Facilitator: Tim McGuine, PhD
        Co-Facilitator: Nick Arp, MD/PhD student
      • Session D: 1345 HSLC
        Facilitator: Meghan Lubner, MD
        Co-Facilitator: Caroline Kerr, MD/PhD student

4 – 5 pm. Poster Session and Reception. HSLC Atrium. See below for a complete list of posters.

Podium Presentation and Poster Listing:

Mobile users: click on the “plus” sign to see complete information about the student’s presentation.