Texas residents to present research at AAFP’s National Conference

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Texas residents to present research at AAFP’s National Conference

AAFP has selected 16 posters to be showcased in the poster competition at the 2012 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Mo., and two hail from Texas.

Presenting in the research category is Richel Avery, M.D., chief resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with her poster, “Family Responsibilities and Thinking Abilities.”

Avery participated in TAFP’s Student, Resident, and Community Physician Poster Competition held last year during the Academy’s Annual Session and Scientific Assembly, and was awarded first place in primary research, resident category for her poster “Residents’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Colon Cancer Prevention: Findings from a Residency Training Project.” She was awarded a cash prize and travel funding from the TAFP Foundation to present her research at a national conference. She attended the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s Annual Spring Conference in Seattle in April 2012.

In clinical inquiry, Saquib Ansari, M.D., presents “When Designer Drug Users Arrive at Your Clinic Front Door,” in collaboration with Myers Hurt III, M.D., and Jose Perez-Enriquez, M.D. All are third-year residents at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Posters will be displayed in the exposition hall Thursday through Saturday, July 26-28. Outstanding poster presentations will be recognized with ribbons.