2021 NHSN Virtual Conference Poster Session

Poster presentations are available to view before the conference begins. We ask that you watch the presentations before attending the virtual poster sessions and prepare questions for the presenters. There will be two poster sessions, during those times the presenters will in breakout rooms prepared to share their poster with you and answer questions.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:30-5:30pm (CST)
Poster Presenters

Alamilla, Saul
Examining the Feasibility of an Integrated Data Analysis of Psychosocial Drivers of General Decline - Immigrant Paradox (IP)-vis-à-vis Alcohol Use.
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Cardona- Acosta, Astrid
Alprazolam Exposure During Adolescence Dysregulates Reward Sensitivity and Second Messenger Signaling Within the VTA-NAC Pathway
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Cruz, Adelis
Monosynaptic Retrograde Tracing From Prelimbic Neuron Subpopulations Projecting to Either Nucleus Accumbens Core or Rostromedial Tegmental Nucleus
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Frankeberger, Jessica
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Delivery and Postpartum Hospital Admissions Among Women with Opioid Use Disorder
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Hai, Audrey
Abstention and Binge Drinking: The Intersections of Language and Gender Among Hispanic Adults in a National Sample, 2002-2018
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Hernandez, Mercedes
The Relationships of Discrimination, Acculturative Stress, and Psychological Distress on Alcohol Problems Among Latina Adults with Risky Alcohol Use
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Horta, Marilyn
Social Support and Alcohol Use Among Older Adults in the United States and Canada During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Jacotte-Simancas, Alejandra
Sex Differences in BLA Neuron Activation and Excitability Following Traumatic Brain Injury
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Jaramillo, Anel
Parabrachial Nucleus Activity Associates with Stress-Induced Changes in Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis and Anxiety in Abstinence
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Lozano, Alyssa
Reliability and Measurement in Variance of the Cultural Attitudes Toward Healthcare and Mental Illness Questionnaire Among Latino Sexual Minority Men
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Nelson, Tyler
Adolescent Male and Female Sprague-Dawley Rats Exhibit Dose-Dependent Differences in the Preference for Ethanol
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Ortegon, Sebastian
High-Fat Feeding Induces Insulin Resistance and a Greater Enhancement of the Reinforcing Effects of Nicotine in Female Versus Male Rats
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Ramirez-Ortiz, Daisy
Pre- and Post-Immigration HIV Testing Behaviors Among Young Adult Recent Latino Immigrants in Miami-Dade County, Florida
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Reyna, Nicole
Methamphetamine and Social Rewards Interact to Produce Enhanced Conditioned Place Preference in Male Adolescent Rats
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Rivera-Quiles, Cristina
Chronic Morphine Increases Expression of the Neuropeptide NMS in Ventral Tegmental Area Dopamine Neurons
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Sahbaz, Sumeyra
Latino Immigrant Shared Language Erosion and Youth Emotional and Behavioral Dyscontrol: Parent-Youth Conflict as a Mediator
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Sanchez, Lilliana
The Role of Hippocampal CA3 and Dentate Gyrus in Object-Place Paired-Associate Learning Deficits After Moderate Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
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Shrader, Cho Hee
The Influences of Discrimination Stress on Latino MSM Movement in the Motivational Prep Cascade in South Florida: A Cross-Sectional Study
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Vazquez, Vicky
Depressive Symptoms Among Recent Latinx Immigrants in Southern Florida: The Role of Pre-Migration Trauma/Stress, Post-Immigration Street, and Gender
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Thursday, September 23, 2021 4:30-5:30pm (CST)
Poster Presenters

Arredondo-Lopez, Alma
Latino Immigrant Family Language Erosion and Youth Substance Use Attitude: Parent-Youth Conflict as a Mediator
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Barbano, Flavia
The Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA) Has Glutamatergic Neurons That Play a Role in Cocaine Seeking Behavior
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Cardoso, Ernesto
Chronic Exposure to Methamphetamine During Adolescence Results in Physiological and Behavioral Dysregulation
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Espinoza, Veronika
Female Rats Display Greater Nicotine Withdrawal-Induced Cellular Activation of a Central Portion of the Interpeduncular Nucleus Versus Males
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Garcia, Valeria
A Proposed Mechanism for Stimulant-Induced Behavioral Sensitization Involving the Transporter Vmat
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Giner, Priscilla
Short-Term Increases in Risky Choice Following Nicotine Vapor Exposure in Rats
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Gonzalez, Tiffany
Zolmitriptan Administration Prevents the Acquisition of Nicotine Preference in Male and Female Adolescent Rats
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Guerrero, Erick
Gender Disparities in Opioid Treatment: Exploring Counseling and Methadone Settings
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Hernandez, Maribel
Developmental Lead Exposure Increases the Acute Locomotor Response to Ethanol and Sensitivity to Cocaine-Induced Locomotor Sensitization in Adulthood
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Ibanez, Gladys
Acting With Awareness Moderates the Association Between Interpersonal Trauma and Craving Among Women in Residential Substance Use Treatment
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Miranda-Barrientos, Jorge
The Dorsal Raphe Has Glutamatergic Neurons Whole Neuronal Activity is Regulated by Corticotropin Releasing Factor
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Nowotny, Kathryn
Syndemic Profiles for Infectious Diseases Among Latina Women Formerly Affiliated with Youth Gangs
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Penn, Alvonee
Covid-19 and Latinx Immigrants in South Florida; Impacts on Daily Life, Coping and Vaccine Hesitancy
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Ramirez, Esmeralda
Correlates of Drug Patterns Among Marginalized Latina Women: A Latent Class Analysis
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Rincon-Guerra, Nefertari
Substance Use Patterns Among Floating Immigrant Population
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Rivera, Dean
Examination of Referral Source and Discharge Outcomes Among Women in Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment
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Themann, Anapaula
Adolescent Fluoxetine Exposure Induces Persistent Gene Expression Changes in the Hippocampus of Adult Male C57BL/6 Mice
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Vazquez, Vicky
Alcohol Use Severity Among Recent Latinx Immigrants: The Role of Stress, Trauma, and Gender
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