Annual FOMA Poster Competition


Thank you to our sponsor Osteopathic Foundation East Orlando.


Case and Experimental Research Poster Presentations

Each year FOMA hosts a Research Poster Competition. This years competition will take place on Friday, February 16, 2024 via zoom.

Open to Students, Interns, Residents, and Fellows who are Members of the FOMA. First/Primary Author must be an Osteopathic Medical Student attending a COM located in Florida or an Osteopathic Intern, Resident, or Fellow training in Florida.

2024 Winners

Resident Category:

First Place

A Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Under Real-Time Ultrasonographic Guidance to Treat a U.S. Soldier’s Service-Connected Finger Extensor Laceration: A Novel Procedural Treatment
Charlie Woo, DO, PGY5; Jovanie Tankeu, MD, PGY4; Joseph Mouhanna, MD; Christine Olanrewaju, DO
Larkin Community Hospital, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program

Second Place

Hidden Agony: Severe Pain with a Deceptive Blank Canvas - A Rare Case of 
Posttraumatic Pyomyositis
Zein Barakat, PGY1, DO, MS; Sami Ghozayel, MS4; Lamia Khan, MD           
Lakeland Regional Health, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Third Place

From Psychedelic Exploration to Psychosis: A Unique Case Report Demonstrating
the Susceptibility to Schizophrenia Unveiled by a Single LSD Experience
Michelle X. Wu, DO, PGY1; Joseph Pullara, MD
Lakeland Regional Health, Psychiatry Residency Program

Student Category:

First Place

LUHMES Cells: A Promising In Vitro Model for Studying Tauopathy in Alzheimer's Disease
Madeline Moffett, OMS1; Mayur Parmar, PhD, MS
Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Second Place

The Impact of Batch Size on Deep Learning AI Models for Malaria Detection
Rohit Muralidhar, OMS2; Michelle L. Demory, PhD; Marc M. Kesselman, DO
Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Third Place

Anatomical Variants of Genicular Arteries using Computed-Tomography
Angiography for Genicular Arterial Embolization of the Osteoarthritic Knee
Nimmi Marie Mathews, OMS2; Osmanuddin S. Ahmed, MD; Mikin V. Patel, MD
Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
Overall Osteopathic Award:
Evaluating the Current Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Chagas Disease
Chanakya R. Bhosale, OMS1; Santiago Ortiz, OMS2; Ambika Kapil, OMS2; Angeline Triyono, OMS2; Thomas Matthews, MSc, OMS2; Anna Potter, PhD
Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine