PMCH held its third annual Public Health Symposium on April 3, 2013
Public Health is Return on Investment: Save Lives, Save Money
Thank you to all who participated in or attended the poster session, keynote address, and reception.
The following awards were presented: Laura Ray Scholarship
• Lawrence Panas Sigma Xi Overall Poster Award for Public Health Research
• Amol Karmarkar
“Diabetes Comorbidity On Health Outcomes In Patients Undergoing Medical Rehabilitation After Lower Extremity Joint Arthroplasty” Preventive Medicine and Community Health Poster Awards
• Amit Kumar
“Body Mass Index versus Waist Circumference as Predictors of Disability Incidence in Mexicans Aged 50 Years and Older”
• Gabriela Vargas
“Physician Follow-up and Guideline Adherence in Post-Treatment Surveillance of Colorectal Cancer”
• Abhishek Parmar
“Quality of Post-Treatment Surveillance of Early Stage Breast Cancer in Texas”
(pictured, l to r: Abishek Parmar, Gabriela Vargas, Christine Arcari, Lawrence Panas, Amit Kumar and Amol Karmarkar).