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Kudos January 2022


January 31, 2022

The January 2022 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.

Mark Martin, research fellow; Grzegorz Gorski, MD, PhD, senior research technician, biochemistry and molecular biology; Jacquelyn Gerhart, MS, director, bioimaging facility; Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD, chief research and science officer; Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD, associate professor, neuroscience; Sahlia Joseph-Pauline (DO `22); Nathan Morrison (DO `22); Michael Braccia (DO `22); Lindsay Gugerty (DO `22); Jesse Mostoller (DO `22); Paul Lecker (DO `22); Jessica Kim (DO `22); & Rushil Brahmbhatt, MS ’20, research assistant, bio-medical sciences; and E-Jine Tsai (MS/Biomed `23) co-authored “Acute Response and Neuroprotective Role of Myo/Nog Cells Assessed in a Rat Model of Focal Brain Injury” which was published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Anthony Viola III, DO, resident, orthopedics, was first author of “Bone Graft Options in Spinal Fusion: A Review of Current Options and the Use of Mesenchymal Cellular Bone Matrices,” which was published in the journal World Neurosurgery and “Patients With Preoperative Cervical Deformity Experience Similar Clinical Outcomes to Those Without Deformity Following 1-3 Level Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion,” which was published in the journal Clinical Spine Surgery.

Courtney Docherty, DO `17, resident, general surgery, and Hamza Bhatti, DO `18, resident, general surgery, co-authored “Tracheostomy Dislodgement: Are Obese Patients At Increased Risk?,” which was published in the American Journal of Surgery.

Samantha Harrison (DO `22) co-authored “Acute Pancreatitis as a Sequela of Hypertriglyceridemia Due to Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Jack Carfagno (DO `24) co-authored “An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Dupuytren's Disease Information Available on the Internet,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Madiha Master (MS/Biomed `21) co-authored “Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Michelle Raabe (DO `22) co-authored “Clostridium Difficile Infection Does Not Impact Outcomes in Stroke Patients,” which was published in the journal Neurologist.

Mia Robb (DO `22) was first author of “Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity Skin Reaction To COVID-19 Vaccine,” which was published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care.

Lindsey Gugerty (DO `22) co-authored “Intraoperative Glove Change During Cesarean Birth: A Pre- and Post-Interventional Trial,” which was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Evan Finger (DO `22) co-authored “Medical Management For The Prevention Of Kidney Stones,” which was published in the Postgraduate Medical Journal.

Vignesh Sivaganesh (DO/PhD `25) was first author of “Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases: Mechanisms in Cancer,” which was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Adriana Guevara Aranguren (DO `22) was first author of “Recurrent Syncope And Ventricular Arrhythmias Induced By Coronary Artery Spasm,” which was published in the journal Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.

Shuchi Sehgal (DO `24) co-authored “Vertebral Body And Splenic Irradiation Are Associated With Lymphopenia In Localized Pancreatic Cancer Treated With Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy,” which was published in the journal Radiation Oncology.

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