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Class of 2022 – 2024

Kaushik Amancherla, MD

Instructor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Identifying novel pathways of interest in cardiac allograft vasculopathy with single-nuclear transcriptomics
Mentors: Jane Freedman, MD and Ravi Shah, MD, MS

Sylvia L. Groth, MD

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Visual function testing with automated virtual reality instrumentation
Mentor: Rachel W. Kuchtey, MD, PhD

Hafsat Ibrahim, MBBS

Research Fellow, Institute for Global Health

Pattern and predictors of virologic failure among HIV positive adolescents on antiretroviral therapy in northern Nigeria
Mentors: Muktar Aliyu, MD, MPH, DrPH and Baba Maiyaki Musa, MBBS, MPH

Julián G. Lugo-Picó, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Adjacent segment degeneration in patients with developmental cervical spinal stenosis.
Mentor: Byron F. Stephens, II MD, MSCI

Sachin Y. Paranjape

Research Assistant III, Clinical Pharmacology

Orthostatic Intolerance After Bariatric Surgery

Mentor: Italo Biaggioni, MD

Co-Mentor: Cyndya Shibao, MD, MSCI

Gabriella A. Raffa, MD

Clinical Fellow, Gastroenterology

Serum Biomarkers in Crohn’s Disease Patients and their Correlation with Depression/Anxiety and Disease Activity

Mentors: Keith T. Wilson, MD and Lori A. Coburn, MD

Ankush P. Ratwani, MD

Clinical Fellow, Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Large Bore versus Small Bore Transbronchial Needle Aspiration for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Adequacy in NSCLC
Mentors: Fabien Maldonado, MD and Robert J. Lentz, MD

Michael J. Robinson, MD

Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Pediatric/AYA Research of Survivorship In Sarcoma Treatment (PERSIST)
Mentors: Debra Friedman, MD, MS and Xiao-Ou Shu, MD, PhD

Alexander E. Sullivan, MD

Clinical Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

Impact of Supervised Exercise Therapy on Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Mentor: Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS

Jaclyn Tamaroff, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology

Glycemia and Cardiac Involvement in Friedreich’s Ataxia
Mentor: Ashley H. Shoemaker, MD, MSCI

Victoria E. Thomas, MD

Clinical Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

PAD Raising Awareness in Sacred Environments (PRAISE)
Mentor: Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS

Jefferson L. Triozzi, MD

Clinical Fellow, Nephrology

Genetic proxies of antidiabetic agents and kidney outcomes in diabetic, non-diabetic, and kidney transplant populations
Mentor: Adriana M Hung, MD, MPH

Jacob M. Wilson, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Intraoperative Assessment of Functional Acetabular Component Positioning Utilizing Preoperative Radiographs and Intraoperative Fluoroscopy During Total Hip Arthroplasty
Mentor: Rick Wright, MD

Matthew A. C. Zapf, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Development and Validation of a Machine Learning Model to Predict Intraoperative Transfusion and Guide Type and Screen Ordering
Mentor: Robert E. Freundlich, MD, MS, MSCI