Inaugural Dhillon’s Gift Recipients Present their Work

Britt Pados, PhD ’15, RN, NNP-BC, and Reina Tan, MD have presented projects that received funding from Dhillon’s Gift, a fund established by Professor Bev Foster in memory of her grandson, Dhillon Jordan Shah, to support students pilot projects aimed at treating or preventing congenital heart defects.

Tan presented “Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies aor Cardiac Implantable Electrical Device Infections in Pediatric Patients” at Heart Rhythm Society 39thScientific Sessions this past May in Boston. Additionally, her abstract was published in Heart Rhythm, Vol. 15, No. 5, May Supplement 2018.

Assistant Professor Pados presented at the American Speech-Hearing Association in November in Boston. Her manuscript”Symptoms of problematic feeding in children with congenital heart disease compared to healthy peers” has been accepted for publication in 2019 in Cardiology in the Young.