Students

2016 STUDENTS

Avni Bavishi – AOSC – Age-related Hazard in Liver Transplantation

Daniella OhnemusAOSC – A Pilot Study of the Feasibility and Variability of the PedsPCF Item Bank as a Screening Tool for Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy

Elliot RussellAOSC-Parainfluenza Virus in Hospitalized Adults:  A 7-Year Retrospective Study

Bilal NavedFeinberg MSTP -Developing Functional Metrics to Assess Therapeutic Interventions in a Rodent Model for Limb Transplantation

Ahmad AtallahMedical Student-Characteristics of Donors Turned Down Following Complete Evaluation for Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Devan HigginbothamMedical Student-Donor Characteristics in Liver Transplant Patient Population in a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Glycemic Control Post Transplant

David LyubashevskyMedical Student-Prospective Study of a Steroid Free, low dose Tacrolimus with Everolimus Regimen in Kidney Transplant

Stephanie AriasGraduate Student -Effects of Rehabilitation for Liver Transplant Recipients

Parker Stride-Graduate Student –Ischemic Cholangiopathy in DCD Recipients: Creating a Standard Definition and Grading System

Joseph Beggs-Undergraduate Cytochrome P450 Metabolic Activity as an Indicator of Cell Maturation

Jeffry Granados –UndergraduateProtein Characterization in Cellular Repopulation in Healthy and Fibrotic Kidney Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds

Emily Hayes –Undergraduate Quantification of Murine Cytomegalovirus DNA in Mouse Bone Marrow Cells during the Course of Acute Infection and the Establishment of Latency

Eman Hijab –Undergraduate Pharmacological Interventions to Prolong Primary Unassisted Patency

Sameeksha Malhotra –Undergraduate –A Billing Process Improvement for the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Rishabh Mazmudar  –Undergraduate –Investigating the Impact of Post-Operative Rehabilitation on Liver Transplant Outcomes

Sydney Tardrew –UndergraduateParainfluenza Virus in Hospitalized Adults:  A 7-Year Retrospective Study

Aditi Bawa –High School Community, Caregiver, and Advocay Group-Directed Strategies to Lead Comparative Effectiveness Research for Liver Cirrhosis

Anisa Ciaciura –High School –A Generation of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Growth- Transformed B Cell Lines

Arun Maganti  –High SchoolCardiovascular Risk Assessment of the Liver Transplant Candidate: An Evaluation of the Evidence and Proposed Management Strategies

2015 STUDENTS

Kevin Y ChangAOSC -The Use of Neuro-monitoring to Reduce Compression Neuropraxia in Living Liver Donors

Ruizhi DongAOSC -Factors Mediating the Rejection of Kidneys in Patients of Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplants

Helen GomezAOSC -Hispanic Preferences and Perceptions of the Kidney Transplant Education Received at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Nicolas KrepostmanAOSC -The Use of Neuro-monitoring to Reduce Compression Neuropraxia in Living Liver Donors

Andy LeeAOSC -A Multicenter Study of Factors that Increase Cognitive Load in Living Donor Liver Transplants

Erica Malagon-BlackwellAOSC                -Hispanic Preferences and Perceptions of the Kidney Transplant Education Received at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Stephen NgoAOSC -The Impact of Pre-Transplant Infections on Post-Liver Transplant Outcomes

Benjamin RodriguesAOSC -Racial Differences in Post-Renal Transplantation Health-Related Quality of Life

Dustin SlagleAOSC -Epidemiology and Outcomes of Fever during the First Month after Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplant

Pascal AccohMedical Student -Analysis of the Outcomes of Liver Transplants at Northwestern Based on Quality of Organs and Priority on Transplant List

Francis Eusebio –Medical Student –The Interesting Presentations of Infective Endocarditis in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

David R. Kasjanski –Medical Student -Comparison of Digital versus Light Microscopy in Renal Allograft Biopsies

Akta PatelMedical Student -Comparison of the Incidence of Diabetes in Two Immunosuppressive Regimens in Lung Transplant Patients

Henry SchmidtMedical Student -Epidemiology and Outcomes of Patients Admitted with Respiratory Syncytial Virus: A Six Year Retrospective Study

Pratyusha YadavalliGraduate Student – Renal Failure in Lung Transplant Patients

Alina AhmadUndergraduate -A2ALL-Patient Safety System Improvements in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Wilson FaehUndergraduate -T-Regulatory Adoptive Cell Transfer (TRACT)

Binu KolencheryUndergraduate -Post-Transplant Immunotolerance Induced by Nanoparticles

Jacob B. Lissoos-Undergraduate               -Isolation of Hepatocytes from 3-D ECM Scaffolding

Victoria LiuUndergraduate -Using Past MELD Scores as a Predictor for Future Changes

Alexandra PfenningUndergraduate -A Chronology of Hepatitis C Treatments

Alexander SiarrisUndergraduate -Analysis of the Outcomes of Liver Transplants at Northwestern Based on Quality of Organs and Priority on Transplant List

Zayd AhmedHigh School -Causes and Clinical Consequences of Equipment Malfunction in Surgical Procedures

Kevin ChowHigh School – Medical Records in Research, Paper or Electronic?

Anisa CiaciuraHigh School -Social Media Strategies for Cirrhotic Patient Outreach

Becky ShepardHigh School -Social Media and NUTORC

2014 STUDENTS

Ania Bilski, AOSC-Non-U.S. Born Transplant Candidates: Infectious Screening and Evaluation Hurdles

John CannizzaroGraduate Student-Patient Safety in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Equipment Malfunction

John CapuaGraduate Student-Cultural Competency in Organ Donation: A Literature Review of Interventions

Chris FengAOSCVaccine Responses in Combined Hematopoietic Stem Cell-Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Sanaa Abdul Hameed, Medical School Graduate– Hospital Patient Safety Culture in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Mia HelfrichAOSC- A Retrospective Study to Describe the Epidemiology and Outcomes of Opportunistic Infections Post-Solid Organ Transplantation

Jessica Lee Houk, Medical Student-Timing and Outcomes of Antiviral and Antibacterial Therapy in Patients Admitted with Influenza: A Five Year Retrospective Study

Jacob Lissoos, High School- The Impact of 3-D Micro-Bio Scaffold Design On Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Hepatocyte Maturation and Differentiation

Vadim Lyuksemburg, Medical Student- Project 1: Outcomes of Basilic Vein Transposition for Hemodialysis: A Meta-Analysis

Vadim Lyuksemburg, Medical Student- Project 2: Evaluating the Impact of Graft Type on Biliary Complications After Liver Transplantation

Corey Meehan, Undergraduate– Patient Safety in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Patient Positioning

Blake PlattAOSC- Living Donor Liver Transplant Surgery – Donor Adverse Events Codebook

Amanda Rosen, AOSC- Utility and Outcomes of Expanded Live Solid Organ Donor Screening

Gabrielle Schwartzman, Undergraduate- Patient Safety in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Sign in and Time Out

Katy SkibbaGraduate Student- Risk Factors for Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients with a Low MELD Score

Tanvi Subramanian, Undergraduate- Assessment of Energy Metabolism with Exercise in Liver Transplant Recipients

Jaylen Thomas, Undergraduate- Incidence of Early Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events after Liver Transplantation

Sanskriti Varma, UndergraduateAre Kidney Transplant Centers in the US Targeting Minorities? Website Evaluation of Transplant Centers Across the Nation

Nicholas Welsh, Graduate Student- Evaluation of Hypoglycemia in a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Moderate to Intensive Glycemic Control Post-Liver Transplant

Jennifer ZakkoGraduate Student- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Kidney Transplant Access and Outcomes

2013 STUDENTS

Zachary AbecassisUndergraduate – The Application of Systems Engineering to Post-Operative Complications in Liver Transplant Recipients, Seasonal Variation Paper

Alina AhmadHigh School – Introduction to Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative

Natalie BehnkeMedical Student – Quality and Safety of Abdominal Organ Transplant

Peter Bjorkman Dorschner, Medical Student – Nosocomial Infections within the First Month of Solic Organ Transplantation

Kamil BoberAOSC – Clinical and Virological Outcomes of BK Virus Nephropathy Treated with Cidofovir

Eduardo BustamanteAOSC – The Six Minute Walk Distance to Measure Exercise Capacity Early After Liver Transplantation

Anisa CiaciuraHigh School – Introduction to Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative

Arman ChangelianMedical Student – Outcomes of Hispanic Patients

Jamie Amanda ChinAOSC – The Alphabet Soup of Kidney Transplantation in the Elderly

Kristina DoytchevaMedical Student – Quality and Safety of Abdominal Organ Transplant

Mathew GoodmansonAOSC – Colonoscopic Evaluation of Diarrhea and Colitis in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Mady HeldmanUndergraduate – A National Survey of Adult Transplant Hepatologists’ Perceptions on Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients’ Transition to Adult Care

John JosephMedical Student – The Etiology of Delays in Kidney Transplantation

Adrian TomesAOSC – Descriptive Analysis of Infectious Complications Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation and Cost of Treatment from 2005 to 2012

Joshua LeeAOSC – The Six Minute Walk Distance to Measure Exercise Capacity Early After Liver Transplantation

Margret MillerUndergraduate – Smart Phone Use and Interest in a Smart Phone Intervention to Foster Transplant Evaluation Completion Among Kidney Transplant Candidates

Cristina NguyenMedical Student – Quality and Safety of Abdominal Organ Transplant

Michael PearlUndergraduate – Transplant Center and Organ Procurement Organization Assessment – Impact of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation

Rachel RamchandaniMedical Student – Medication Adherence in Transplant Patients

Kathryn SchmidtUndergraduate – Emergency Care of Transplant Patients: System Optimization and Rationalization

Christopher TapiaAOSC – The Six Minute Walk Distance to Measure Exercise Capacity Early After Liver Transplantation

Arianna YanesUndergraduate – Assessment of Process Vulnerabilities in the Postoperative Handoff of Patients in the Intensi

Lauren You-Jin LeeAOSC – Epidemiology and Outcomes of Norovirus-Related Diarrhea in Transplant Recipients

2012 STUDENTS

Joshua CahanMedical Student – A Complex Decision Analysis Tool for Decision Making for Optimal Treatment for Early Hepatocellular Cancer

Andres CamachoMSSRP – Hispanic American Outcomes in Renal Transplantation

Lukasz CerbinMSSRP – Cardiovascular Risk Index in Renal Transplant Recipients

John JosephUndergraduate – A2ALL Patient Safety System Improvements in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Paul JurgensMSSRP – Assessment of Medication Adherence and Understanding in Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Pilot Study

Andrew Lok-MingMSSRP – Shared Decision Making in Organ Transplantation

Harrison MahonMSSRP – A Complex Decision Analysis Tool for Decision Making for Optimal Treatment for Early Hepatocellular Cancer

Christian MewaldtMSSRP – Internet Use for Health Information Among Kidney Transplant Candidates and Prospective Living Donors

Pamela SharafUndergraduate – A2ALL Patient Safety System Improvements in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Kai XuMSSRP – The Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Patient Safety Regulations in Liver Transplant

2011 STUDENTS

Sissa AbecassisUndergraduate – Living Donor Liver Transplantation and Safety Literature Review

Joshua Cahan, Undergraduate – A Complex Decision Analysis Tool for Decision Making for Optimal Treatment for Early Hepatocellular Cancer

Brad FeigerUndergraduate – Literature Review Kidney Transplantation and Safety

Lorena GarciaUndergraduate – Cultural Competence of the Hispanic Transplant Program and/or Hispanic Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Jimmy KruppMSSRP – Simultaneous Liver Kidney Versus Liver Transplant Outcomes

Brendan LovasikUndergraduate – The Influence of Systems and Processes on Cold-Ischemic Time in Liver Transplantation

Yuiy MoklyakMSSRP – Conducting Risk Assessments and Analysis to Improve Patient Safety in Kidney Transplantation

Chandni PatelMSSRP – Public Perception on when Payment for Kidney Donation Becomes Coercive

Jimmy RosatiUndergraduate – Aperio Glass Pathology Side Scanning and Liver Safety Literature Review

Amanda SchielerMSSRP – Conducting Risk Assessments and Analysis to Improve Patient Safety in Transplantation

Katy SecundaMSSRP – A National Survey of Attitudes and Perceptions of Transplant Providers Towards New Liver Transplant Candidates

Adekore TaiwoHigh School – Introduction to Organ Transplantation

2010 STUDENTS

Krutika LakhooMSSRP – Safety Processes in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Sarali MehtaGraduate Student – Kidney Selection Process

2009 STUDENTS

Jae LeeMSSRP – Quality of Life in Liver Transplant Recipients and Effects of Immunosuppression

Gihyun MyungMSSRP – Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Access to Transplantation

 

 

 

 

 

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