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Doctors of Medicine

Class of 2015

Pending completion of all requirements *Ph.D. to be awarded in December 2015

Caroline Albert, B.A., Yale University. Hydroxychloroquine Prevents Antiphospholipid Antibody-Induced Inhibition of Trophoblast Migration. Pediatrics: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Andre Alcon, B.A., Dartmouth College. Adipose Tissue Engineering Using Pericytes and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Improve Fat Graft Vascularity for Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Plastic Surgery (Integrated): University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Ryan Michael Aronberg, B.A., M.S., Johns Hopkins University. The Changing Landscape of Oral Cavity Cancer: Analysis of Epidemiological and Genomic Data. Transitional: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Program, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Diagnostic Radiology: University of Michigan Hospitals–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Deepak S. Atri, B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.H.S., Yale University. Syndecan2 Controls Vascular Smooth Muscle Development and Cytoskeletal Dynamics. Internal Medicine: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Raghav Badrinath, B.S., Johns Hopkins University. Exploring Femoroacetabular Impingement: An Examination of the Evolution of the Disease and Implications for the Development of Osteoarthritis. Orthopaedic Surgery: University of California–San Diego, San Diego, Calif.

Paul S. Bagi, B.S., Cornell University. Isolation of Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells for Fabrication of Tissue-engineered Vascular Grafts: Evaluation of Two Methods. Orthopaedic Surgery: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Aditi Balakrishna, A.B., Harvard University. Hearts with Cardiac Arrest History Safe for Transplant in the Context of Donor and Recipient Factors. Medicine–Preliminary. Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Anesthesiology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Zev Balsen, B.S., Yale University. Counting Uncounted Gunshot Injuries: A Capture-Recapture Study of People Minding Their Own Business. Emergency Medicine: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Jacob F. Baranoski, B.S., Georgetown University; M.H.S., Yale University. SMARCB1-Mutant Intracranial Meningiomas: A Distinct Subtype of NF2-Mutant Tumors. Neurosurgery: St. Joseph’s Hospital (Barrow Neurological Institute), Phoenix, Ariz.

Christopher M. Bartley, B.S., Ph.D., Yale University. A Fragile Connection: Disentangling Two Autism Spectrum Disorders. Psychiatry: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Bryce Alexander Basques, B.S., University of Miami; M.H.S., Yale University. Predicting Thirty-Day Readmission after Orthopaedic Surgery. Orthopaedic Surgery: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

Jessica Elizabeth Mirabito Becker, A.B., Harvard University. Reporting of Results in ClinicalTrials.gov and High-Impact Journals: A Cross-Sectional Study. Pediatrics/Psychiatry—Adult & Child: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Rohan Bhandari, B.A., B.S., Emory University. An Evaluation of the Genetic Markers Implicated in Thoracic Aortic Disease. Internal Medicine: University of Michigan Hospitals–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Vicki Bing, B.S., University of Toronto. Photoplethysmographic Delineation of Arterial and Venous Volume Responses to Release of Lower Body Negative Pressure. Medicine–Preliminary: University of Maryland/Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md; Anesthesiology: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Remy Bizimungu, A.B., Harvard University. Objective Outcomes Following Semi-Constrained Total Distal Radioulnar Joint Arthroplasty. Emergency Medicine: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Adriana Blakaj, B.S., Ph.D., Yale University. The Role of Fibrocytes and Metallothioneins in Fibroproliferative Disorders. Transitionala: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y.; Radiation Oncology: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, Wash.

Daniel David Bohl, B.A., Northwestern University; M.P.H., University of California–Berkeley. Analysis of Adverse Event Rates Following Orthopaedic Surgery in the United States. Orthopaedic Surgery: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

Eric David Kenny Brooks, B.S., Cornell University; M.H.S., Yale University. Brain Normalization and Connectivity in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. Transitional: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Radiation Oncology: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex.

Jason Robert Brown, B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., Yale University. Quantitative Analysis of Protein Biomarkers of Proliferation and Immune Infiltration in the Setting of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. Internal Medicine: University of Michigan Hospitals–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Emily Marie Bucholz, B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., Yale University. Long-Term Outcomes and Life Expectancy in Elderly Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Boston, Boston, Mass.

Allison M. Campbell, B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Yale University. The Role of NADPH Oxidase in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Medicine–Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Radiation Oncology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Barbara Hirschman Chaiyachati, B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., Yale University. BAF Complex in the Immune System: Biological Functions and Genetic Approaches. Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Harry Chang, B.A., Brown University; M.P.H., University of California–Berkeley. Medicare and Medicaid Enrollment and Utilization among HIV-infected and Uninfected Veterans in VA Care. Internal Medicine: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, New York, N.Y.

Serene I. Chen, A.B., Harvard University. Trends in National Shortages of Acute Care Drugs, 2001–2014. Emergency Medicine: Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, Calif.

Sakil Chundydyal, B.S., University of Pennsylvania; Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, McGill University. Is the Lack of Systematic Dermatologic Referral Process Delaying the Timely Diagnosis of Skin Cancer in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients? Psychiatry: Cambridge Health Alliance Program, Cambridge, Mass.

Susan Elizabeth Combs, B.A., University of Oxford. Evaluating Curative Intent Resections for Stage I-IIIA Small Cell Lung Cancers. Internal Medicine: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Kate Davis, B.S., University of Miami. Autophagy over the Lifespan: Using Fetal, Stem Cell, and Adult RPE Cultures to Model AMD Pathogenesis. Transitional: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Program, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Ophthalmology: University of Michigan Hospitals–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Uma Deshmukh, B.A., Swarthmore College; M.U.P., New York University. Behavioral Outcomes in Children Exposed Prenatally to Lamotrigine, Valproate, or Carbamazepine. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Anna Ruth Duncan, B.A., Brown University; M.H.S., Yale University. The Heterotaxy Candidate Gene, TMEM195, Regulates Nuclear Localization of Beta-catenin. Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Nkemka Esiobu, B.S., M.P.H., University of Florida. Gender and Depression among Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn. Psychiatry: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Caroline Greenberg Falker, B.A., Brown University. The Spectrum of Neurocognitive Abnormalities in Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis. Internal Medicine: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Louis Edward Fazen, B.A., Brown University; *Ph.D., Yale University. Evaluating Handheld Clinical Decision Support Tools to Improve Community-Based Delivery of Reproductive and Pediatric Health Services. Internal Medicine/Primary Care: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Samir Gautam, B.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Yale University. Re-engineering the Cell Wall of Staphylococcus Aureus with Small Molecules: Applications in Basic Bacteriology and Vaccine Design. Internal Medicine/Physician Scientist: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Erik John Geiger, B.A., M.H.S., Yale University. Surgical Reconstruction with Brachytherapy for Head and Neck Cancer: Complications and Recommendations. Orthopaedic Surgery: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Juliet Fraser Gibson, B.A., Stanford University. Improving Diagnosis of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma through Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization and T-Cell Receptor VB Chain Analysis. Medicine–Preliminary: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass.; Dermatology: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program, Dallas, Tex.

Thomas Candler Gilliland, Jr., B.S., Yale University. Identification of a Long Non-Coding RNA Regulating Cholesterol Metabolism. Internal Medicine. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Nicholas Stephen Golinvaux, B.A., Yale University. Limitations of Administrative Databases in Orthopaedic Surgery Research: A Study in Obesity and Anemia. Orthopaedic Surgery: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.

Dan Ang Gong, A.B., Harvard University. A Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship between Medicare Payment and Service Volume for Cataract, Glaucoma, and Retina Procedures from 2005 to 2009. Medicine–Preliminary: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.; Ophthalmology: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, New York, N.Y.

Jordan Alexander Gruskay, B.A., Amherst College. Complications and Length of Stay Following Spine Surgery: Analyzing Local and National Cohorts. Orthopaedic Surgery: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y.

Abhijeet Gummadavelli, B.A., Johns Hopkins University. Thalamic Neurostimulation to Improve Level of Consciousness after Seizures: An Electrophysiological and Behavioral Evaluation. Neurosurgery: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Jennifer Nai-Zhen Guo, B.A., M.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Yale University. EEG and fMRI Correlates of Behavior during Childhood Absence Seizures. Psychiatry: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Akash Gupta, B.A., Columbia University. Case Finding for Pulmonary Tuberculosis among People Who Inject Drugs in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Medicine/Pediatrics: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Sasha Gupta, B.A., University of California–Berkeley. B Cell Tolerance Checkpoint Defects in Seropositive Myasthenia Gravis Patients. Neurology: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Stefan Gysler, B.M.Sc., University of Western Ontario; M.H.S., Yale University. Novel Mechanisms of Trophoblast Responses to Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Therapeutics in Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Andy Han, B.A., University of Pennsylvania. Targeted Therapy versus Placebo or Interferon-alpha for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Postdoctoral Associate: Wilmer Eye Institute–Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

Jacquelyn Gayle Hancock, B.S., Rhodes College. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database. Internal Medicine: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Eileen Harder, B.S., University of British Columbia. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Lung Cancer: A Report on Efficacy and Toxicity. Medicine-Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Radiation Oncology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Xin He, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Yale University. Cost Analysis of Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation Versus Surgical Pulmonary Valve Replacement. Internal Medicine: University of Michigan Hospitals– Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Joseph Heng, B.S., Johns Hopkins University. Significantly Increased Anesthetic Dosing in the Elderly Is Associated with Greater Hypotension and a Higher Frequency of Vasopressor Use. Internal Medicine: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Joan How, A.B., Harvard University. Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase: Prognosis in Colorectal Cancer and the M1/M2 Distinction. Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Ken Yon Hui, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Yale University. Beyond GWAs: Translating the Genetics of Crohn’s Disease in Ashkenazi Jews. Internal Medicine: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Adam Craig Kaufman, B.A., Columbia University; M.H.S., *Ph.D., Yale University. Modulation of the PrPc Pathway Ameliorates Aßo Induced Dysfunction. Otolaryngology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

Rabeea F. Khan, B.A., B.S., Emory University. Symptom Burden among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure. Medicine–Preliminary: Icahn School of Medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.; Anesthesiology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Nour Kibbi, A.B., Harvard University. T Cell Calcium Flux and Clonal Proliferation Report on Antigen-Specific Myeloid Cell Encounters. Medicine–Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Dermatology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Changhyun Michael Kim, B.A., Yale University. Extracorporeal Photopheresis as an Immunotherapy in Murine Melanoma. Transitional: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, Calif.; Dermatology: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Roger Kim, B.S., Yale University. The Regulation of NHE3 by Multi-Site Patterns of Phosphorylation. Internal Medicine: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Idil Kore, A.B., Princeton University. Neuropsychological Testing Impairment in Acute HIV and the Effects of Immediate Antiretroviral Therapy. Internal Medicine: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Lauren Norell Krumeich, B.S., Brown University. A Retrospective Study of the Timing and Consequences of Vasoplegia after Cardiopulmonary Bypass. General Surgery: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

Alexander James Kula, B.S., University of Arizona; M.H.S., Yale University. Blood-Pressure Reduction Is Associated with Worsening in Renal Function but Does Not Prevent Successful Decongestion in Patients Treated for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Pediatrics: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, Wash.

David R. Kull, B.A., Merrimack College; M.P.H., Dartmouth College. Thoracentesis in Cardiac Surgery Patients with Non-Specific Pleural Effusion: A Case-Control Study. Surgery–Preliminary: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn.

Natalie Caballero Lastra, B.S., University of California–Davis. Predictors of Response in the Multimodal Treatment of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder Trial. Psychiatry: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Olga Laur, B.S., Emory University; M.H.S., Yale University. The Impact of Donor and Recipient Renal Dysfunction on Cardiac Allograft Survival: Insights into Reno-Cardiac Interactions. Medicine–Preliminary: Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Conn.; Diagnostic Radiology: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Brian Letzen, B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Johns Hopkins University. Development of a Wireless Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device. Medicine–Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Conn.; Diagnostic Radiology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Geoffrey Zhi-Je Liu, B.A., Yale University. Cholinergic Neurotransmission in Partial Limbic Seizures. Psychiatry: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Jia Liu, B.S., University of Virginia. Age-Related Intravenous Induction Dosing in Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Surgeries. Pediatrics/Anesthesiology: Children’s Hospital of Boston, Boston, Mass.

Billy Lockhart, B.F.A., New York University; M.H.S., Yale University. Evaluating Targeted and Immunomodulatory Therapies for Melanoma in a Genetically Engineered Mouse Melanoma Model. Psychiatry: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Jean Lopez, B.A., Yale University. Localized Knockout of TSC1 during Corticogenesis Generates Tuber-Like Lesions and Reduces Seizure Threshold in Mice. Neurology: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, New York, N.Y.

Songprod Jonathan Lorgunpai, B.S., Messiah College. Therapeutic Competition in Older Adults: Use of Medications That May Adversely Affect a Coexisting Condition. Internal Medicine: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass.

Alexander Luryi, B.S., Brown University; M.H.S., Yale University. Positive Margins and Other Factors Associated with Survival in Early Stage Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Cancer: Prognostic Impact and Quality Measure. Otolaryngology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Benjamin James MacDougall, B.S., University of Ottawa. Simulation-Based Training in Brain Death Determination. Medicine-Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Anesthesiology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Matthew Marr, B.S., Yale University. Optimizing the Melanoma Tropism of Mouse Parvovirus 1a for Use as a Viral Immunotherapy Vector. Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

James Seiken Martenson, B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Yale University. Distinct Subunit Roles in GABAA Receptor Biogenesis and Synaptic Localization. Postdoctoral Associate: Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Boston, Mass.

Joshua Ethan Motelow, B.A., Ph.D., Yale University. Does the Cortex Fall Asleep during Complex Partial Seizures? Pediatrics: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, New York, N.Y.

Moustafa Khaled Moustafa, B.S., University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. Telepsychiatry and Mental Health Care for Syrian Refugees in Turkey. General Surgery: University of Virginia Program, Charlottesville, Va.

Regina Marie Melendez Nagarajan, B.A., Yale University. Correlates of Cocaine Use in Pregnancy. Psychiatry: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Allen D. Nicholson, B.S., Brigham Young University. Skeletal Maturity Assessment: Calcaneal Apophyseal Ossification. Orthopaedic Surgery: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Summer Agnes Jane Paradise, B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University. Symptoms of Depression Are Linked to Subsequent Recurrent Chest Pain in Patients Admitted to an Emergency Department Chest Pain Unit. Psychiatry/Neurology: New York University School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Esther You Park, B.S., Yale University. Incidence of and Risk Factors for Anthracycline- and Trastuzumab-Associated Cardiotoxicity. Medicine–Preliminary: UCLA Medical Center–Olive View Program, Sylmar, Calif.; Diagnostic Radiology: UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Luke R.G. Pike, B.S., Memorial University of Newfoundland; D.Phil., University of Oxford. The Role of ATF4 in Hypoxia-Induced Cell Death in Cancer. Medicine–Preliminary: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.; Radiation Oncology: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Crystal Lynne Piper, B.A., Smith College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A 35-Year Analysis of Gender Trends in Radiology Authorship. Surgery–Preliminary: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, N.Y.; Diagnostic Radiology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Jennifer L. Quon, B.S., New York University; M.H.S., Yale University. Multimodal Evaluation of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Dynamics Following Extradural Decompression for Chiari I Malformation. Neurosurgery: Stanford University Programs, Stanford, Calif.

Kyle Thomas Ragins, B.A., Claremont Mckenna College; M.B.A., Yale University. A Model for Short-term Medical Service Trip Evaluation: Impact of a Hand Surgery Trip to Honduras. Emergency Medicine: UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Gladys M. Rodriguez, B.S., Baylor University. Language and Health in the Hispanic/Latino Population. Internal Medicine: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Jon Santiago, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.P.H., University of Washington. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Presentation and Management of Severe Bronchiolitis. Emergency Medicine: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass.

Celestine Shih, B.S., Rice University; M.H.S., Yale University. Effects of Degradation on Mechanical Properties of Tissue-Engineering Poly(glycolic acid) Scaffolds. Orthopaedic Surgery: University of Minnesota Program, Minneapolis, Minn.

Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui, A.B., Harvard University. B Lymphocytes in the Brains of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Mature in Peripheral Lymph Nodes. Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass.

Joome Suh, B.S., University of Rochester. Progressive Increase in Central Nervous System Immune Activation in Untreated Primary HIV-1 Infection. Medicine–Preliminary/Neurology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.; Neurology: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Kai Erik Swenson, A.B., Princeton University. Evaluation of a 5-Group Classification System for Severe Sepsis by ED Vasopressor Use and Initial Serum Lactate. Internal Medicine: Stanford University Programs, Stanford, Calif.

Victoria Vanessa Tate, B.S., Yale University. Three Decades of Abusive Fractures at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Surgery–Preliminary: Greenville Health System/University of South Carolina Program, Greenville, S.C.

Apoorva Tewari, B.S., Yale University. Determinants of Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors. Otolaryngology: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia and Cornell, New York, N.Y.

Emily Herron Thomas, B.A., Brown University; M.S., University of Mississippi. Patients’ Experiences Managing Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Prison. Internal Medicine/Primary Care: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

James Edward Tooley III, B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.H.S., Yale University. FcR Non-binding Anti-CD3 mAb (Teplizumab) Inactivates CD8+ Central Memory Cells in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes and Identifies Responders to Treatment. General Surgery: Stanford University Programs, Stanford, Calif.

Chung Sang Tse, B.S., University of Toronto. Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of an End-of-Life-Care Online Module for Pre-Clinical Students. Internal Medicine: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program, Rochester, Minn.

Sebastian Urday, A.B., Princeton University; M.Phil., University of Cambridge. Targeting Secondary Injury in Intracerebral Hemorrhage—Peri-hematomal Edema. Medicine–Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; Neurology: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Eric Paul Venker, Pharm.D., St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Vasoplegia: A Retrospective Evaluation of Risk Factors and Outcomes in Open-Heart Surgery Patients. Internal Medicine: New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, New York, N.Y.

Rebecca Vitale, A.B., Harvard University; M.P.H., Yale University. Effectiveness of a Diabetic Ketoacidosis Prevention Intervention in Children with Type 1 Diabetes. Medicine/Pediatrics: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Amanda Rose Wallace, A.B., Harvard University. Neurocircuitry of Suicidal Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults with Bipolar and Major Depressive Disorder. Psychiatry: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Chen Wang, B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., Yale University. Modulation of Endothelial Cell-T Cell Interactions by Rapamycin. Medicine–Preliminary: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, Wash.; Dermatology: Stanford University Programs, Stanford, Calif.

Jessica Shar Wang, B.S., University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. Effect of Therapeutic Interchange on Medication Errors at Hospital Admission and Discharge. Internal Medicine/Primary Care: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Samantha Xiao Yan Wang, B.A., University of California–Berkeley; M.H.S., Yale University. Continuous Twenty-Four-Hour Intraocular Pressure Related Ocular Dimensional Profiles Using a Contact Lens Sensor in Ocular Hypertensive Patients. Internal Medicine: Stanford University Programs, Stanford, Calif.

Ruth Wangechi Wang’ondu, B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Yale University. Induction of Markers of DNA Damage Signaling upon Reactivation of Epstein-Barr Virus: A Novel Role for ZEBRA and the Pre-replicative Phase of the Viral Lytic Cycle. Medicine/Pediatrics: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Austin Weiss, B.S., Duke University. The Hepatitis C Care Continuum among Hiv-Infected Patients in a Large Urban Outpatient Clinic: Identifying Barriers to Achieving Optimal Outcomes. Pediatrics: University of California–San Diego, San Diego, Calif.

Risa Liang Wong, B.S., University of Washington. Student Characteristics Associated with Positive Attitudes toward Interprofessional Education. Internal Medicine: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Carina Martin Woodruff, A.B., Harvard University. Defining the Dermatologic Needs of Rural Communities in Uganda. Medicine–Preliminary: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, Calif.; Dermatology: University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

Maryam Yeganegi, B.S., Ph.D., University of Toronto. The Effect of Probiotic Lactobacilli on Cytokine Production and Prostaglandins in Gestational Tissues. Obstetrics and Gynecology–Preliminary: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Andrew Christopher Young, B.A., Dartmouth College. Cerebral Metabolite Changes Prior to and after Antiretroviral Therapy in Primary HIV Infection. Medicine–Preliminary/Neurology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.; Neurology: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Peter Yu Cheng Zhao, B.A., Dartmouth College. Tissue Engineering the Neural Retina with Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Exploring the Role of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Medicine–Preliminary: Lankenau Medical Center Program, Wynnewood, Pa.; Ophthalmology: University of Michigan Hospitals–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Mojun Zhu, B.A., Mount Holyoke College. A Naturally Secreted HER3 Isoform Inhibits Melanoma Cell Migration in a Tenascin C-dependent Manner. Internal Medicine: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.

Students Receiving the M.D. And Ph.D. Degrees
  • Feras Akbik
  • Dylan Frances Davey
  • Alicia Joan Little
  • Nicole Ali McNeer
  • Ellen Marie Vollmers
  • Qing Yang
Students Receiving the M.D. and M.H.S. Degrees
  • Jessica Ashley Berger
  • Rafael Antonio Buerba-Siller
  • Siobhan Mary Case
  • Michelle Mizhi Chen
  • Ethan Wesley Dean
  • Stephanie Raye Douglas
  • Asiri Saumya Ediriwickrema
  • Hao Feng
  • Michael C. Fu
  • Matthew Garner
  • Peter Hashim
  • Haben Fessehaie Kefella
  • Vivek Tammaji Kulkarni
  • Lucinda Shuangyuan Liu
  • Daniel Yang Lu
  • Mark Vu Mai
  • Stephanie Michelle Meller
  • Oluwarotimi Nettey
  • Caroline Mei Shan Ong
  • Miles J. Pfaff
  • Elizabeth York Rawson
  • Nathan Chin-Yau Tu
  • Brooks Van Udelsman
  • Daniel James Wong
  • Mikell Margaret Yuhasz
Student Receiving the M.D. And M.P.H. Degrees
  • Jorge Augusto Ramallo Pardo
Students Receiving the M.D. And M.B.A. Degrees
  • Jason Bae
  • Neel Mahendra Butala
  • Christopher Mark Sauer
  • Bingnan Zhang
Students Receiving the M.D. Degree and the Certificate in Global Medicine
  • Jason Bae
  • Neel Mahendra Butala
  • Charisse Laura Mandimika
  • Jordan Avery Sloshower
  • Daniel Freedman Weisberg

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