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Internal Medicine Residency Program

Research & Innovation

Through Internal Medicine and Subspecialty research, we take an interdisciplinary approach to moving medicine forward.

For more information about resident research in the Department of Medicine, please contact:

Harish Kakarala, MD - View Profile
Program Director

Rupesh Raina, MD - View Profile
Resident Research Director

Medicine Publications and Presentations


Muakkassa FK, MOSTOW EN A Woman with a Bleeding Lesion; J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jan;70(1):e1-2. doi: 10.1016/J.Jaad.2013.08.019. PubMed: 24355277

Nassr A, Swann P, Huston J, Abdelfatah M, Rose P, Currier B Aberrant Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Injury with C1 Lateral Mass Screw Placement: A Case Report and Review of the Literature; Spine J. 2014 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 24534389

Anand A Arteriovenous Graft Infection from Cat Exposure; National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 2014 Spring Clinical Meetings, April 22-26, 2014, MGM Grand, Las Vegas NV

Al-Ameri A, Anand A, Abdelfatah M, Kanaan Z, Hammonds T, HALLER N, Cherry M Outcome of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome According to Health Insurance Status; Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2014 Jun 12. pii: S2152-2650(14)00137-2. PubMed PMID: 25108681

Taylor PN, Minassian C, Rehman A, Iqbal A, Shazli Draman M, Hamilton W, Dunlop D, Robinson A, Vaidya B, Lazarus JH, Thomas S, Dayan CM, Okosieme OE TSH Levels and Risk of Miscarriage in Women on Long-Term Levothyroxine: A Community-Based Study; J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 July 24:jc20141954. PubMed PMID: 25057882


Brauch R, Goliath C, Patterson L, SHEERS TG, HALLER N A Qualitative Study of Improving Preceptor Feedback Delivery on Professionalism to Postgraduate Year 1 Residents through Education, Observation, and Reflection; Ochsner J. 2013 Fall;13(3):322-6. PubMed PMID: 24052760

Agito M, Atreja A, Rizk MK Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent C difficile Infection: Ready for Prime Time?; Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Feb;80(2):101-8. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.80a.12110. PubMed PMID: 23376915

Herzlinger R, Virk P, Kindred N Fortis Healthcare: Transnational Hospital Network; Harvard Business School Case 314-047, September 2013

Hazratjee N, Agito M, Lopez R, Lashner B, Rizk MK Hospital Readmissions in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul;108(7):1024-32. PubMed PMID: 23820989

Agito M, REHMUS EH, POWELL AT Mullerian Carcinosarcoma Arising From Intestinal Endometriosis; J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 23460712

Agito M, Rizk M Recurrent Abdominal Pain and Vomiting; Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Jul;80(7):436-40. PMID: 23821687

Kala J, HEGDE VA Spongy Heart: Left Ventricular Non-Compaction; Heart Asia. 2013;5(1):80


Narendran V, Kan C, Sattar A, Stehura M, Woods C, Lyons J, Silverman P, Plecha D Accuracy of Axillary Ultrasound for Prediction of Nodal Metastasis in Breast Cancer; 36th Annual Symposium of the American Society of Breast Disease. Dallas TX 2012

Wong KK, Fistek M, WATKINS RR Community-acquired Pneumonia Caused by Yersinia Enterocolitica in an Immunocompetent Patient; J Med Microbiol. 2012 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 23242642

Agito M, Ghobrial M, Lopez R, Ashish A, Romero-Marrero C, Rizk M Etiology, Model for End-Stage Liver Disease and Hospitalization Requiring Intensive Care are Predictors of 30-day Readmission in Patients with Liver Disease; ACG 2012. Las Vegas NV 2012

Sahay S Evans Syndrome and Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: An Interesting Concomitant Occurrence ; Chest 2012. Atlanta GA 2012

Hazratjee N, Agito M, Lopez R, Lashner B, Rizk MK Factors Associated with 30-Day Readmissions in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). A Case-Control Study; Digestive Disease Week. San Diego CA 2012

Kala J, MOSTOW EN Images in Clinical Medicine; Eruptive xanthoma. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 1;366(9):835. PubMed PMID: 22375975

Geronimo RR, Agito M, CIANCONE AC, Moorman J Low and Behold: Refractory Hypoglycemia in a Patient with Malignant Insulinoma; ENDO 2012: The 94th Annual Meeting and Expo. Houston TX 2012

Al-Ameri AM, Patel N, KANAAN, ZEYAD , HALLER N Management of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) in Community Services: Retrospective Study of 130 Patients from a Single Institution; J Clin Oncol 30, 2012

Matt LB, MCGEE, SCOTT W. Metastatic Colon Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Left Preauricular Pain; J Gastrointest Cancer. 2012 Jul 6 PubMed PMID: 22766623

Dong F, Harvey J, Finan A, Weber K, Agarwal U, Penn M Myocardial CXCR4 Expression is Required for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Mediated Repair Following Acute Myocardial Infarction; Circulation. 2012 Jun 9

, HALLER N Outcome of Acute Myeloid Leukemia AML and High Risk MDS Treated According to the Standard of Care in Community Hospital, Data from Single Center (2001-2010); Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts) 2012;120:Abstract4796

Sahay S, Krasuski RA, Tonelli AR Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; Respirology. 2012 Apr 18 PubMed PMID: 22509787

Mercado F, Mercado M, Myers N, Hewit M, HALLER N Patient Preferences in Choosing a Primary Care Physician; Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2012;3(2):125-31

Hazratjee N, Agito M, Vanama R, Lopez R, Rizk MK, Vargo JJ, Chahal P Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube Insertion by Gastroenterologists, Surgical Endoscopists, and Interventional Radiologistt: Which is safer?; Digestive Disease Week. San Diego CA 2012

Burdette SD, WATKINS RR, Wong KK, Mathew SD, Martin DJ, Markert RJ Staphylococcus aureus pyomyositis Compared with Non-Staphylococcus aureus pyomyositis; J Infect. 2012 May;64(5):507-12. Epub 2012 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 22265790

Agito M, Geronimo RR, CILTEA D To Eat or Not to Eat? Approach to Severe Liver Failure in a Patient with Anorexia Nervosa; ENDO 2012: The 94th Annual Meeting and Expo. Houston TX 2012

Kim PY, Allbritton DW, Keri RA, Mieyal JJ, Wilson-Defosse AL Use of Supplemental Online Pharmacology Modules Leads to Increased Student Knowledge and Satisfaction; International Journal of Arts and Sciences' International Conference for Academic Disciplines. Cambridge MA 2012

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