2008-2009 Alumni

Farida Abid, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: David Gordon, M.D.
Project: Behavior and cognitive side effects of Levitracetam and Zonasimide
Chih-Yao Cheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: Terence Herman, M.D.
Project: Effects of tissue density on organ doses in accelerated partial breast electronic brachytherapy
Ann Chou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Administration & Policy
College of Public Health
Sponsor: Gary Raskob, Ph.D.
Project: The impact of implementing electronic health records on the occurrence of medical errors in hospitals
Yih-Kuen Jan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Allied Health
Sponsor: Martha J. Ferretti, PT, MPH, FAPTA
Project: Wavelet analysis of skin blood flow oscillations to assess soft tissue viability in older adults
Peter Johnson, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor: Michael E. Burton, Pharm.D.
Project: Evaluation of initial Methadone dosing for prevention of opioid abstinence syndrome in children
Chaouki Khoury, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: David Gordon, M.D., FAHA
Project: Pediatric Registry of Arterial Ischemic Sinovenous thrombotic Events (P.R.A.I.S.E.)
Alice Kirkpatrick, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor: Shane Desselle, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: In-depth description and assessment of the performance of fourth- year Pharmacy students on the calculation sections of the required community rotation and hospital rotation finals
Michelle Liedtke, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor: Michael E. Burton, Pharm.D.
Project: Effect of Atazanavir on cardiac conduction in HIV-infected patients
Ann Lloyd, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Sponsor: Shane Desselle, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Project: Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim prescribing trends and increased risk of drug interaction with Warfarin
Abhinava Madamangalam, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: Jane Fitch, M.D.
Project: Teaching intubation skills to residents in training using a progressive structured protocol of communication
Md Nawajes Mandal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Ophthalmology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: Robert E. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Curcumin in prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Marco Paliotta, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
College of Medicine
Sponsor: Russell Postier, M.D.
Project: Relationship between the size of the Blalock-Taussig Shunt placed during surgery and the incidence of post-operative complications 
Patsy Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
Sponsor: Carol Kenner, D.N.S.
Project: Experiences of self-recognition and help-seeking for depressive symptoms among older African Americans
Carol Stewart, M.S.

Instructor
College of Nursing
Sponsor: Shelly Wells, R.N., M.B.A.
Project: Utilizing clinical coaches for the orientation and development of nursing staff
Spencer Thompson, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
College of Medicine
Sponsor: Terence Herman, M.D.
Project: Anteroposterior systematic error reduction after changing from ultrasound-based to radiographic-based image guidance for intensity-modulated radiation therapy of localized prostate cancer