Physician-Student Research Project

Dean J. Bonsall, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Project Title: "Comparison of Bangerter Foils to Standard Patching Therapy in the Treatment of Amblyopia"
Mentor: Thomas Gardner, M.D., M.S., Department of Ophthalmology

William J. Curry, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Project Title: "Does Physician Use of PDAs to Monitor Diabetic Care Parameters Improve Outcomes?"
Mentor: Alan Adelman, M.D., Professor, Family and Community Medicine

David Han, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor, Surgery and Radiology
Project Title: "The Relationship Between C-Reactive Protein and the Presence and Progression of Hemodynamically Significant Asymptomatic Extracranial Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease"
Mentors: Larry Sinoway, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, and Wiley W. Souba, Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery

James C. Hobley, M.D.
PGY IV, Medicine - Gastroenterology
Project Title: "Population Based Prevalence, Frequency and Management of Colorectal Cancer Among Patients According to Racial Background"
Mentor: Eugene Lengerich , V.M.D., Associate Professor, Health Evaluation Sciences

Alfredo Mendoza, M.D.
Fellow, Medicine - Gastroenterology
Project Title: "A Comparison Between Helical CT Scan and Lipiodol CT-Angiography in the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma"
Mentor: Thomas R. Riley, III, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Carl T. Reese, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Urology
Project Title: "Can Tertiary or Quaternary Gleason Scores Predict Outcomes in Patients with Gleason 5, 6 or 7 Prostate Cancer?"
Mentor: Ross Decter, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

James F. Wilmarth, Jr., O.D.
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Project Title: "Willingness of Patients with Chronic Eye Disease to Participate in Clinical Trials"
Mentor: Thomas Gardner, M.D., M.S., Department of Ophthalmology