Physician-Student Research Project

2002

Kevin Cockroft, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery
Project Title: "Impact of Tracheotomy Timing on Outcome after Severe Head Injury"
Mentor: Stephen Powers, M.D., Professor and Chair, Section of Neurosurgery

Christopher Thompson, M.D.
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Project Title: "Abdominal Wall Syndrome: A Costly Diagnosis of Exclusion"
Mentor: Ann Ouyang, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine; Chair, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Suzi Levens, M.D.
Resident, Department of Psychiatry
Project Title: "Examination of the Potential Medical Cost Savings following the Treatment of Depression in the Elderly"
Mentor: Paul Kettl, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Lee Beckwith, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Jake Gittlen Cancer Research Institute
Project Title: "huli hutu: a Zebrafish Mutant with Premalignant Cytology"
Mentor: Keith Cheng, M.D., PhD., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Abraham Mathew, M.D.
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Project Title: "Cost-effective Approach to Patients on Long Term Anticoagulation Who Need Endoscopy "
Mentor: Ann Ouyang, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine; Chair, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Tonya Crook, M.D.
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease
Project Title: "The Relationship between Antibiotic Use and Isolation of Resistant Gram-Negative Rods on Individual Hospital Patient Care Areas. The Impact on Antibiotic Use and Resistance Patterns of a Hospital Wide Restriction of the Use of Impenem"
Mentor: John Goldman, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology; Chief, Divison of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Mentor: Cynthia Whitener, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; Hospital Epidemiologist