2021- 2022 Faculty Resident Research Grant Recipients Announced

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced the 2021 - 2022 Faculty Resident Research grant recipients.

Congratulations to all the recipients that have been approved for funding and thank you to the dedicated research mentors. Additionally, thank you to the Department of Medicine faculty reviewers who participated in approving grants: Matthew Crowley, Rich Riedel, Stephen Greene, Brian Andonian, Marat Fudim, Matthew Sparks, David Edelman, Eileen Maziarz, Euguene Friedman, Brian Sullivan, Nicki Hastings, and Christopher Holley.

Research Project Resident Recipient Faculty Mentor

"Quality Improvement of Early Enteral Nutrition in Acute Pancreatitis"

Aaron Hein

Darshan Kothari

"Influence of socioeconomic & psychological factors on treatment patterns in Black patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)"

Allison Taylor

Thomas LeBlanc

"Early Identification of High Risk Cardiac Decompensation Phenotypes Via Real-time Electronic Health Record Data"

Aman Kansal

Manesh Patel

"Inappropriate ICD Shocks in Patients with LVADS: Impacts and Mechanisms"

Andrew Andreae

Jonathan Piccini

"Effect of Patient Health Literacy on Discordance between Patient and Physician Assessment of Lupus Disease Activity"

Ann Cameron Barr

Megan Clowse

"Utilization of Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy after Hospitalization: A Secondary Analysis of CONNECT-HF"

Brittany Chapman

Adam DeVore

"Experiences of African American Individuals Treated in the Psychiatric Emergency Unit at Duke University Hospital"

Colin Smith

Jane Gagliardi

"Visual Arts Training to Improve Internal Medicine Residents Observational Skills"

Emory Buck

Jenny Van Kirk

"Identifying Perceptions of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Held by Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Identifying Individuals"

Hayley Cunningham

Carly Kelley and Mehri McKellar

"The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease"

John Tanaka

Sunil Rao

"Assessing risk factors for H. pylori negative chronic active gastritis"

Joseph Wawrzynski

Katherine Garman

"Predictors and Barriers to Receipt a Cholecystectomy at Index Admission for Gallstone Pancreatitis"

Neesha Nama

Darshan Kothari

"Event Adjudication in the Evaluation of Worsening Heart Failure: Insights from ASCEND-HF"

Ryan Keane

Robert Mentz

"Disparities Between GU and Non-GU Cancer Patients Referred to Palliative Care"

Saad Atiq

Arif H. Kamal

"Right Ventricular Dilation as a Predictor of Admission for Heart Failure in Patients with Corrected Tetralogy of Fallot"

Samantha Dizon

Richard Krasuski

"Clinical outcomes for patients with stage III NSCLC and STK11 or KEAP1 genetic alterations"

Sean Taasan

Jeffrey Clarke

"Flipped Class with Kidney Bass - Enhancing Engagement at Noon Conference with Nephrology Videos and Active Learning Exercises"

Sebastian Franco

Matthew Sparks

"Characterization of Barrett's Surveillance Program at DUHS"

Shang Chung

Ziad Gellad

"Genetics of Chronic Kidney Disease Risk"

Timothy Hopper

Svati Shah