Our Mission: The Center for Research & Grants provides research resources and services for healthcare professionals, students, and fellows at Baptist Health South Florida. The Center helps with grant applications and evaluates research findings in the context of a sustainable business model.

Our Vision:
In alignment with the strategic goals of Baptist Health, the Center facilitates the development and dissemination of knowledge with the goal of providing continued excellence in patient care for the diverse, multicultural community of Southeast Florida.

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Submissions from 2018

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Association of dispositional optimism with Life's Simple 7's Cardiovascular Health Index: results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Sociocultural Ancillary Study (SCAS), William Arguelles
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Compliance and Real Life Performance of a FAST-ED Scale Based Pre-Hospital Stroke Initiative, Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, Maygret Ramirez, Jayme Strauss, Ivis Gonzalez, and Amy Starosciak
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Nursing and Health Sciences Research Journal, Carrie Figueredo
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Effect of FAST-ED Implementation and Age on Distance Patients Travel from Scene to Comprehensive Stroke Center, Amy Starosciak
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Falls prevention program for older adults after discharge: a randomized controlled trial protocol, Amy Starosciak
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Pre-Hospital FAST-ED Initiatives Improve t-PA and Endovascular Treatment Times, Amy Starosciak, Maygret Ramirez, Ivis Gonzalez, Virginia Ramos, Jayme Strauss, and Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa
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Effect of FAST-ED Implementation and Age on Distance Patients Travel from Scene to Comprehensive Stroke Center, Amy Starosciak, Maygret Ramirez, Virginia Ramos, Ivis Gonzalez, Jayme Strauss, and Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa
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The Road to Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Jayme Strauss, Andrew Waisbrot, Daniel Hartnett, and Amy Starosciak
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Submissions from 2017

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Estimates of Mortality Benefit From Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics: A Dose Response Meta-Analysis, Ehimen Aneni, Emeka Osondu, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Adnan Younus, Khurram Nasir, and Emir Veledar
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Association of Subjective and Objective Sleep Duration as well as Sleep Quality with Non-Invasive Markers of Sub-Clinical Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): A Systematic Review, Muhammad Aziz, Shozab Ali, Sankalp Das, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Latif, Choudhry Humayun, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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The Association of Sleep Duration and Morbid Obesity in a Working Population: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Muhammad Aziz, Emeka Osondu, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Ehimen Aneni, and Khurram Nasir
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Effect of Thyroxin Treatment on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT) Reduction in Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism (SCH): a Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials, Muhammad Aziz, Anshul Saxena, Sankalp Das, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Latif, Choudhry Humayun, Idrees Khan, Ali Adus, Aisha Rasool, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Thrombolysis of a stroke patient with history of rtPA-associated angioedema, Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, Amy Starosciak, and Brian Wolf
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Robotic-assisted ventral hernia repair: a multicenter evaluation of clinical outcomes, Anthony Gonzalez, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Rey Romero, Gail Walker, Jacqueline Mejias, Michelle Gallas, and Jorge Rabaza
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Management of Clubfoot Relapses With the Ponseti Method: Results of a Survey of the POSNA Members, Pooya Hosseinzadeh and Gary Kiebzak
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Association Between Coronary Artery Disease and MicroRNA: Literature Review and Clinical Perspective, Raja Mushtaque, Usman Siddiqui, Adnan Younus, Muhammad Aziz, Choudhry Humayun, Kanaan Mansoor, Idrees Khan, Daniel Del Campo, Ali Adus, and Swetha Gannarapu
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Association between self-rated health and ideal cardiovascular health: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Maribeth Rouseff, Don Parris, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Does education modify the effect of ethnicity in the expression of ideal cardiovascular health? The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Victor Okunrintemi, Sankalp Das, Maribeth Rouseff, Don Parris, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Favorable Cardiovascular Health Is Associated With Lower Health Care Expenditures and Resource Utilization in a Large US Employee Population: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Emeka Osondu, Ehimen Aneni, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Adnan Younus, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Barry Katzen, and Khurram Nasir
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Association Between Modifiable Risk Factors and Pharmaceutical Expenditures Among Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: 2012-2013 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Adnan Younus, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Symptom Screening Improves Accuracy of the FAST-ED Scale, Amy Starosciak, Maygret Ramirez, Jayme Strauss, Virginia Ramos, Ivis Gonzalez, and Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa
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The Road to Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Jayme Strauss, Andrew Waisbrot, Daniel Hartnett, and Amy Starosciak
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Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review, Chen Ye, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Lara Roberson, Sameer Shaharyar, Emir Veledar, Rameez Ahmad, Shozab Ali, Muhammad Latif, Ehimen Aneni, and Khurram Nasir
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Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and its relationship with markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease: A systematic review, Adnan Younus, Choudhry Humayun, Rameez Ahmad, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Muhammad Aziz, Rehan Malik, Aisha Saand, Cyndi Valdes, Rohan Badlani, Muhammad Younus, Shozab Ali, Ye Chen, and Khurram Nasir
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Submissions from 2016

Abstract P004: Estimating the Mortality Benefits of Ideal Cardiovascular Health: A Dose-response Meta-analysis, Ehimen Aneni, Alessio Crippa, Adnan Younus, Emeka osondu, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir