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Scholl Student Research
Scholl offers four different opportunities for students to become involved in research.
- Summer Research Program
- Swanson Independent Scholar Program
- DPM/PhD Dual Degree Program
- Masters in Wound Healing
Fifteen Scholl College students presented their research at the Rosalind Franklin University Summer Poster Session, held on October 26, 2021. Names of the student winners with their presentation titles and mentors are listed below. The winners represented Scholl College at the Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum in Omaha, NE, on March 5, 2022. Motasem Salamah was awarded second place in the category of medical/professional student oral presentation.
Hala Alsheikh and Carol Kurthl were awarded best research talk for Scholl College at the All School Research Consortium in March 2022 for their talk: “Foot and Ankle Fractures: The Need for Specialists in Free Clinics”.
Katia Leon, Carol Kurth, Sarah Langer, Joshua Harbert, Katherine Leininger, Maream Maream Nori, Motasem Salamah, Gregory Derk and Roxana Cociu (mentor Dr. Robert Joseph) were awarded best poster for Scholl College at the All School Research Consortium in March 2022 for, “Heel Wounds: Using a Lateral Extensile Incision of the Calcaneus to Expand Coverage and Utility of Fasciocutaneous Rotation Flaps of the Posterior Leg”.
Sarah Langer, Carly Goerhing, Taha Mahmood, Erin Finn, Zayna Shaqildi, Gil Paiz, Sean Busby were awarded 3rd place in the student club poster competition at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference in February 2022 for, “Return to Activity After Excision of the Symptomatic Os Trigonum: A Systematic Review Comparing Arthroscopic Versus Open Excision."
Sarah Langer (mentor Dr. Adam Fleischer) was part of a team that was awarded 2nd place in the manuscript session (out of 58 nationally submitted manuscripts) at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference in February 2022 for, “Patient Reported Outcome of Dorsal Approach Plantar Plate Repair - A Ten Year Follow Up.”
2021 Summer Poster Session Awardees
First Place - Motasem Salamah - "The Efficacy of Adhesive Felt Padding for Offloading Diabetic Plantar Foot Ulcerations" (Mentor - Dr. Claire Cormier)
Second Place - Aashi Modi - "The Use of Umbilical Cord Allograft on Diabetic Foot Ulcerations with Underlying Osteomyelitis" (Mentor - Dr. Leland Jaffe)
Third Place (tie) - Mili Langi - "The Effects of Various Felt Padding Thicknesses on Gait" (Mentor - Dr. Sydney Yau) and Claudia Moreno Romero - "Intact Foot Characteristics in Individuals Who Use a Lower Limb Prosthesis: A Pilot Study" (Mentor - Dr. Noah Rosenblatt)