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Research Mentors

Internal Medicine Resident Research Mentors
(Alphabetical by Section)

 

CardiologyHematology and Oncology 
Endocrinology & MetabolismInfectious Diseases 
EpidemiologyMolecular Medicine 
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Nephrology
Neuro Critical Care 
General Internal Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Rheumatology 

 Cardiology

Mentor

Area of Interest

Belford

Mitral Valve; Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular; Heart Valve Prosthesis; Heart Failure; Echocardiography 

Hundley

Anthracyclines; Ventricular Function, Left; Antineoplastic Agents; Stroke Volume; Dobutamine 

Stacey

Prediabetic State; Myocardial Contraction; Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine; Contrast Media; Ventricular Dysfunction, Right

Yeboah


Cardiovascular Diseases; Coronary Artery Disease; Atherosclerosis; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors; Brachial Artery

Zhao


Myocardial Infarction; Coronary Artery Bypass; Aortic Valve Stenosis; Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation; Coronary Artery Disease

Endocrinology & Metabolism (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Burns

Teratoma; Carcinoma, Papillary; Choristoma; Thyroid Neoplasms; Ovarian Neoplasms

Hairston

Intra-Abdominal Fat; Minority Groups; Subcutaneous Fat; Life Style; Abdominal Fat 

HendersonThyroid Neoplasms; Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled; Carcinoma; Thrombospondins; Proto-Oncogene Proteins B-raf 

Epidemiology  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Bertoni

CVD/Diabetes population based research

Bell

Minority health and health disparities, Diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Nutrition and health behaviors

Liu

Genetic and epigenetics, Inflammation, Ectopic Adiposity, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease.

Soliman

Electrocardiography

Gastroenterology & Hepatology  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Bloomfeld

Crohn Disease; Colitis, Ulcerative; Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; Capsule Endoscopy; Intestinal Diseases 

Bonkovsky

Hepatitis C, Chronic; Liver; Iron; Antiviral Agents; Hepacivirus 

Conway

Endosonography; Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal; Gallbladder Diseases; Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal; Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde

Koch

Nausea; Gastroparesis; Dyspepsia; Stomach Diseases; Gastric Emptying 

Mishra

Endosonography; Adenocarcinoma; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Biliary Tract Diseases; Biliary Tract 

Pawa

Endosonography; Common Bile Duct; Duodenostomy; Jaundice, Obstructive; Palliative Care 

Weinberg

Lipoprotein and Fat Metabolism; Intestinal Lipid Absorption; Diet-Gene Interactions

General Internal Medicine (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Feiereisel 


Urban Health Services; Community Health Centers; Information Dissemination; Internet; Appointments and Schedules

Miller

Attitude of Health Personnel; Primary Health Care; Computer-Assisted Instruction; Colorectal Neoplasms; Mass Screening 

Wofford

Patient Education as Topic; Computer-Assisted Instruction; Patient Satisfaction; Warfarin; Attitude of Health Personnel 

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Atkinson

Accidental Falls; Models, Educational; Geriatrics; Gait; Education, Medical, Undergraduate 

Callahan

Patient Readmission; Geriatrics; Quality of Health Care; Physician Assistants; Continuity of Patient Care

Lyles

Weight Loss; Obesity; Resistance Training; Body Composition; Exercise 

Williamson

Hypertension; Antihypertensive Agents; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Cognition; Brain 

Hematology and Oncology  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Klepin

Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute; Geriatric Assessment; Neoplasms; Antineoplastic Agents; Aged 

Lesser

Brain Neoplasms; Glioma; Glioblastoma; Central Nervous System Neoplasms; Antineoplastic Agents

Petty

Lung Neoplasms; Quinazolines; Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung; Receptor, Epidermal Growth Factor; Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue

Porosnicu

Vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Oncolytic Virotherapy; Interferon-beta; Interferon-alpha

Ruiz 

 Brain Neoplasms; Glioma; Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung; Lung Neoplasms; Procarbazine 

Vaidya


Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin; Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols; Vincristine; Etoposide; Cyclophosphamide  

Infectious Diseases (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Barroso

Anus Neoplasms; HIV Infections; Carcinoma in Situ; Papillomavirus Infections; Early Detection of Cancer 

Bischoff

Infectious Diseases

Luther

Anti-Infective Agents; Anti-Bacterial Agents; Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous; Vancomycin; Clostridium difficile

Nunez

HIV Infections; Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active; Hepatitis C; Hepacivirus; HIV 

Ohl

Anti-Bacterial Agents; Anti-Infective Agents; Bacterial Infections; Vancomycin; Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous 

Peacock

Neutropenia; Staphylococcal Infections; Staphylococcus aureus; Drug Therapy, Combination; Endocarditis 

Schafer     

HIV Infections; Amebiasis; Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Child Abuse, Sexual; Patient Compliance 

Wilkin

HIV Infections; Anti-HIV Agents; Homosexuality, Male; HIV-1; Viral Load 

Molecular Medicine  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Furdui

Mechanisms of Response to Radiation and Targeted Therapies in Head and Neck Cancer

McCall

Gene silencing in inflammatory shock

Seeds

Molecular mechanisms in airway inflammation

Nephrology  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Bleyer

Kidney Failure, Chronic; Renal Dialysis; Kidney Diseases; Nephrology; Mucoproteins 

Bowline

Ferric Compounds; Chelating Agents; Phosphates; Uterine Hemorrhage; Contraceptives, Oral 

Daeihagh

Diabetic Nephropathies; Plasminogen Activators; African Americans; Vascular Patency; Tissue Plasminogen Activator

Fletcher

Kidney Failure, Chronic; HLA-B27 Antigen; Protein Folding; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Living Donors 

Hawfield

Pre-Eclampsia; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Complement Pathway, Alternative; Complement C3; Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative 
Moossavi


Renal Dialysis; Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Catheterization, Central Venous; Catheters, Indwelling 

Pirkle

Peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis; investigating methods of dialysis that improve morbidity and mortality

Rocco

Renal Dialysis; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Kidney Diseases; Hemodialysis, Home; Practice Guidelines as Topic 

Neuro Critical Care (return to menu)

 Mentor                              

 Area of Interest


Datar

Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome; Cranial Fossa, Posterior; Intracranial Hemorrhages; Cerebrospinal Fluid; Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins

 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine  (return to menu)

Mentor

Area of Interest

Bakhru

Critical Care; Intensive Care Units; Early Ambulation; Point-of-Care Systems; Afrifacts

Chatterjee

Bronchoscopy; Pulmonary Medicine; Asthma; Hispanic Americans; Respiratory Tract Diseases 

Files

Acute Lung Injury; Endocarditis; Injections; Muscular Atrophy; Analgesics, Opioid 

Miles

Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Bronchodilator Agents; Ethanolamines; Glucocorticoids; Administration, Inhalation

Miller 

Clostridium sordellii; Clostridium Infections; Liposarcoma; Immunocompromised Host; Bacteremia 
Namen 

Medical Records; Sleep Apnea Syndromes; Ventilator Weaning; Sleep; Postoperative Care 

Ohar

Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Bronchodilator Agents; Asbestos; Smoking; Mesothelioma 

Pascual

Asthma; Anti-Asthmatic Agents; Muscle, Smooth; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Trachea 

Rheumatology

Mentor

Area of Interest

Ang

Clinical and translational research studies in pain

 

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