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  • Extending the working life of toluene diisocyanate-based polyurethanes JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE Reardon, S., Carroll, A. L., Dumont, J. H., Park, C., Lee, K., Labouriau, A. 2019; 136 (33)

    View details for DOI 10.1002/app.47865

    View details for Web of Science ID 000468820800017

  • Service through surgery: A quasi-experimental comparison study on the impact of a preclinical seminar course on diverse mentorship and attitudes towards the underserved. American journal of surgery Steinberg, J. R., Bryant, T. S., Carroll, A. L., Marin-Nevarez, P., Lee, E. W., Anderson, T. N., Merrell, S. B., Lau, J. N. 2019


    Increased surgical workforce diversity diminishes health disparities.Researchers recruited and nonrandomly enrolled participants into intervention and comparison groups for a quasi-experimental study of the impact of a seminar course on student exposure to diverse mentorship and service through surgery. All metrics were analyzed with chi-squared and paired t-tests.109 students participated (34 intervention, 75 comparison). There were significant differences in the percentage of participants that newly met a surgeon of their race (intervention, comparison: 100%, 25%), their race and gender (80%, 21%), their religion (23%, 9%), and who completed health disparities research (90%, 45%, p-value for all <0.05). There was a nonsignificant change in participants' attitudes towards underserved populations in intervention and comparison groups.This preclinical surgery seminar course increased exposure of underrepresented students to surgeons from diverse backgrounds and may impact student attitudes towards the underserved. This class represents a replicable model for increasing mentorship.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.031

    View details for PubMedID 31376950

  • Fabrication, chemical modification, and topographical patterning of reactive gels assembled from azlactone-functionalized polymers and a diamine JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART A-POLYMER CHEMISTRY Wancura, M. M., Anex-Ries, Q., Carroll, A. L., Garcia, A., Hindocha, P., Buck, M. E. 2017; 55 (19): 3185–94

    View details for DOI 10.1002/pola.28664

    View details for Web of Science ID 000407851200004