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Kudos - November 2021

November 30, 2021

The November 2021 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.

Bettina Bernstein, DO, clinical assistant professor, psychiatric medicine, co-authored “See One, Do One, Teach One: Yoga for Schools, Individuals, and Group Practice,” which was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Yash Chaudhry, DO, resident, orthopedics, was first author of “Predictors and Outcomes of Postoperative Hemoglobin of <8 g/dL in Total Joint Arthroplasty,” which was published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: American Volume. Dr. Chaudhry also co-authored “Fusion Versus Fixation in Complex Comminuted C3-Type Tibal Pilon Fractures: A Systematic Review,” which was published in the journal Patient Safety in Surgery with Hunter Hayes, DO, resident, orthopedics.

Samuel John, PharmD, director, pharmacy residency program, co-authored “Evaluation of Albumin Use in a Community Hospital Setting: A Retrospective Study Looking at Appropriate Use and Prescribing Patterns,” which was published in the journal PLoS One.

Evan Kolesnick (DO `22) was first author on “Developing an Integrated Tool for Identifying Certified Stroke Centers in the United States,” and co-authored Reducing Readmission Rates by Improving Transitions of Care for Stroke Patients in the pre-COVID and COVID Era,” both published in the journal Annals of Neurology.

Gabriella Mamo (DO `22) was sole author of “Perspectives,” which was published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology.

Srujana Rayalam, DVM, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Friend or Foe to Brown and Beige Adipose Tissue?” which was published in the journal Toxicology.

Shana Santarelli (DO `22) was co-author of “Pediatric Intratesticular Abscess Managed With a Testicular Sparing Approach: A Case Report,” which was published in the journal Urology Case Reports.

Craig Schreiber, DO, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Arterial Spin Labeling As An Ancillary Assessment to Postoperative Conventional Angiogram in Pediatric Moyamoya Disease,” which was published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.

Harleen Sethi, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Melanie Shpigel (DO `22) co-authored “Cartilaginous Choristoma of the External Auditory Canal,” which was published in the Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

Eric Sugarman (DO `23) was a co-author of “A Modified Nucleoside 6-Thio-2'-Deoxyguanosine Exhibits Antitumor Activity in Gliomas,” which was published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research and “Pathway Signatures Derived from On-Treatment Tumor Specimens Predict Response to Anti-PD1 Blockade in Metastatic Melanoma,” which was published in the journal Advances in Radiation Oncology.

Rosmi Thomas (DO `22) was first author of “Complicated Intramural Hematoma with Medionecrosis of the Aortic Wall” which was published in the journal Aorta.

Mei Xu, MD, PhD, associate professor, anatomy and neurobiology, Natalie O’Toole (DO `22), Shiva Norooz (DO `22) and Daved Fared, MS/Biomed `20, research assistant, co-authored “Neuron-Specific IMP2 Overexpression by Synapsin Promoter-Driven AAV9: A Tool to Study Its Role in Axon Regeneration,” which was published in the journal Cells.

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