2021 Virtual Poster Comp Winners thumbnailThe LAFP Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Research Poster Competition.  The Foundation once again hosted the annual, state-wide research poster competition that promotes the scholarly activity our resident and student members. The poster contest also provides the authors the opportunity to publish and share their timely research.  The poster competition showcases the richness and diversity of scholarly activities conducted by our residency programs.   Residents from all residency programs were invited to submit a poster.  This year’s competition drew 28 submissions from our programs across the state. Each poster submission with a short bio and profile picture were displayed on www.lafp.org.  Our esteemed panel of judges had a difficult time choosing the winners. They are impressed with all the submissions to the point that Honorable Mention was added to the prize levels.

The winners of the 2021 Virtual Research Poster Competition are as follows:

First Place: “Timely Administration of Screening for Kids 0-5 years”

Caitlin McDaniel, MD, PGY 2Caitlin McDaniel Headshot
Lafayette Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Caitlin McDaniel is currently a second-year resident at LSU Health and Science Residency Program associated with Ochsner University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette. She is a graduate of LSU Health and Science School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Caroline Robichaux headshotSecond Place: “Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosed in Adolescence”

Caroline Robichaux, MD, PGY 3
LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program at Lake Charles

Dr.  Robichaux was born and raised in Thibodaux and attended LSU in Baton Rouge for her undergraduate education. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She is currently in her third year of residency in Lake Charles, LA.  She intends to begin practicing as a Family Medicine physician next year in small town Louisiana.  She loves the culture and the people and wants to serve her community for the duration of her career as a physician. Her special interests include preventative medicine and geriatric medicine.

Third Place: “Tale of Delays: Treating Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in an Under-resourced Environment"Marie Baker headshot

Marie Baker, MD, PGY 2
Lafayette Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Baker was raised in South Florida. She attended Florida State University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences.  She then obtained a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University. Simultaneously, she merged her passions for science and education by serving as a high school science teacher. Dr. Baker attended Ross University School of Medicine for her medical degree before moving to Lafayette, Louisiana to join the LSUHSC-NO Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics Family Medicine Residency Program.

Carrie Guidry headshotHonorable Mention: “Don't Go Breaking My Sharps”

Carrie Guidry, MD, PGY 2
Lafayette Family Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Guidry is a second-year resident at UHC Family Medicine Residency Program in Lafayette, Louisiana, where she was born and raised. She earned a B.S. in Psychology and a B.S. in Biology there at ULL, home of the Ragin’ Cajuns. Afterward, she and her two daughters relocated to the island of Grenada, where she attended medical school at the St George’s University, School of Medicine. She continued her training in California during the clinical years, returning to her hometown where she plans on developing a practice.

Congratulations to the winners!


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