2013 CTRI TL1 Projects and Faculty Mentors

Medical Students

Student Name Mentor Project Title
Sonya Halterman, Medical Student

Anita Raj, PhD

Trafficking Status and High-Risk Health Behaviors: A Study Analyzing Whether Trafficking Status of Filipino Female Sex Workers Predicts High-Risk Health Behaviors
Christopher Evans, Medical Student David Chang, PhD Developing a Disparity Index: Applying the Quality Improvement Paradigm to Reduce Racial Disparities in Surgery
Japannath (Sam) Nayak, Medical Student Linda Zangwill, PhD Topographic Change in the Aging and Glaucoma
Jessica Tang, Medical Student Clark Chen, MD, PhD Age-associated Practice Patterns and Survival Benefit of Gross Total Resection in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme
Christian Torres, Medical Student Christina Chambers, PhD Risk of Preterm Birth Among Women With a Change of Paternity and Autoimmune Disease
Frances Wu, Medical Student Kang Zhang, MD, PhD A Study of the Genetic Influence on Pharmacologic Outcomes in Patients With Neovascular AMD Treated With Anti-VEGF Therapy
Nathan Yu, Medical Student Claude Sirlin, MD The Relationship Between Fat Deposition in the Bone Marrow and Fat Deposition in the Liver in Adults with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Pharmacy Students

Student Name Mentor Project Title
Alexander Tam, PharmD Candidate

Renu Singh, PharmD

Assessing Clinical Outcomes of a Pharmacist Managed Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) on Patients With Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes
Kristie Luu, PharmD Student Jan Hirsch, MD, PhD Specialty Medications Care Pathways: Economic Impact from the Patient and Healthcare System Perspectives
Sharon Wu, PharmD Candidate Ruben Abagyan
Phyo Aung, PharmD Student Brian Liang, MD, PhD Assessing the Availability of High Risk Recalled Drugs in U.S., EU, and UK Markets on Noprescription Online Pharmacies
Fredrick Gibson, PharmD Student David Smith, MD Determining the Resistance Mechanism of CMV against CMX001 by Analyzing Sequences Obtained Through Ultra Deep Sequencing

Long-term Trainees 2013-2014

Student Name Mentor
Nghia Nguyen, Medical Student

Richard Garfein

Shelley McCormack, PharmD Candidate Brookie Best
Sharat Raju, Medical Student Quyen Nguyen
Aria Vazirnia, Medical Student Tissa Hata
Christine Totri, Medical Student Lawrence Eichenfield
Bing Zhang, Medical Student John Chang
Jeannie Su, Medical Student Samuel Ward
Shonte McKenzie, Medical Student