Scholarly Projects





Dr.Tedi Begaj

1. Sunlight and ultraviolet radiation-pertinent retinal implications and current management. PMID# 28923583

1. Published 

2. Characterization of key enzymes of glycogen metabolism in the mouse retina. 

2. Abstract

3. The Online Face of U.S. Academic Ophthalmology.

3. Abstract

Dr. Allison Dobry

1. Dobry AS, Quesenberry CP, Ray GT, Geier JL, Asgari MM. Serious infections among a large cohort of subjects with systemically treated psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2017 Nov 1;77(5):838-44. PMID# 28917384

1. Published 

2. Ko LN, Raff AB, Garza-Mayers AC, Dobry AS, Ortega-Martinez A, Anderson RR, Kroshinsky D. Skin surface temperatures measured by thermal imaging aid in the diagnosis of cellulitis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2017 Sep 23. PMID# 28951240

2. Published

3. Dobry AS, Ko LN, St John J, Sloan JM, Nigwekar S, Kroshinsky D. Association Between Hypercoagulable Conditions and Calciphylaxis in Patients With Renal Disease: A Case-Control Study. JAMA dermatology. 2017 Dec 13. PMID# 29238798

3. Published

4. Dobry AS, Quesenberry CP, Asgari MM. Reply. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2017 Dec 14; pii: S0190-9622(17)32817-7. PMID# 29380862

4. Published

Dr. Jenny Dohlman

1. Microbiological Profile of Various Arnica Cream Formulations: Abstract accepted to Millennial Eye 2017 in Nashville, TN (9/8/17 – 9/10/17) 

1. Abstract/ Digital Poster

2. Data Analysis of “Microbiological Profile of Various Arnica Cream Formulations” project from Yale School of Medicine with PI Dr. Michael Ehrlich 

2. Research Project

Dr. Rebecca Droms

1. Impact of Teledermatology on the Triage of Dermatology Patients- poster presentation at the 2018 CHA Academic Poster Session at Cambridge Hospital on April 10, 2018

1. Poster

2. CLER grant recipient to support participation in clinical research project on teledermatology at CHA during 2017-2018 academic year

2. Clinical Research

Dr. Rachel Dunlap

1. Initial validation of the Burden of Disease in Atopic Eczema instrument, a quality of life measure for adult atopic dermatitis PMID# 29380862

1. Published

2. Impact of Teledermatology on the Triage of Dermatology Patients – Cambridge Poster Night, April 10th 2018 (QI project) 

2. Poster

Dr. Clifford Kim

1. Cytochrome P450 monooxygenase lipid metabolites are significant second messengers in the resolution of choroidal neovascularization PMID# 28827330

1. Published 

2. Published paper journal: PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

2. Research Project

3. Submitted paper journal: FASEB J (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal)

3. Research Project 

Dr. Sumi Sinha

1. Association of Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Thromboembolic Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. PMID# 29352986

1. Published 

2. Characteristics and national trends of patients receiving treatment of the primary tumor for metastatic prostate cancer PMID# 28828351

2. Published 

3. Association of androgen deprivation therapy and depression in the treatment of prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PMID# 28803700

3. Published 

4. Locally Advanced Cervical Carcinoma Management”, currently accepted (undergoing editing for publication) in InTechOpen

4. Book Chapter





Dr. Joshua Agranat

1. Treatment for Complications After LASIK. Eye Contact Lens 2016 PMID# 27466722

1. Published

2. Access to portable chairs for MDs to increase patient satisfaction and compliance

2. Quality Improvement project

3. Contact Lens-Related Complications

3. Handbook Chapter

Dr. Jacob Duker

Retinal Artery Obstruction

Chapter in publication

Dr. Samantha Harrington

1. Doctors Explain Why Donald Trump’s Conspiracy Theories Surrounding Vaccines Are So Troublesome. 

1. Article in "Teen Vogel Magazine"

2. Donald Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary Is Dangerous for Women and LGBTQ People

2. Article in "Teen Vogel Magazine"

3. Intern Guide

3. Quality Improvement Project

4. Association between sarcopenia and functional status in liver transplant patients

4. Research publication

Dr. Olivia Linden

1. The Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Journal

1. Research publication

2. Intern Guide

2. Quality Improvement Project

Dr. Clara Men

Reproducibility of SD-OCT parameters.


Dr. Leslie Modlin

International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics

Text book chapter

Dr. Edith Reshef

1. Management of Open Globe Injuries

1. Research publication

2. Teaching session-ophthalmology for the primary care physician

2. Quality Improvement Project





Dr. Grayson Armstrong

1. How Residents in one State are Fighting the Opioid Epidemic 

1. AMA News Article 

2. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography to Assess Pigment Epithelial Detachment

2. Research publication 

3. Political Activism for Residents

3. Tuesday School presentation

Dr. Justin Besen

1. The Skin Cancer Objective Structured Clinical Examination (SCOSCE): A multi-institutional collaboration to develop and validate a clinical skills assessment for melanoma 

1. Research publication 

2. Factors associated with Point-of-Care Treatment Decisions for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

2. Research publication

Dr. Patrick Burke

Ophtho for the PCP

Tuesday School presentation, May 24, 2016

Dr. Gibran Minero

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Ninth Edition

Manual chapter 

Dr. Christine Nguyen

1. Opportunities to improve the value of Outpatient Surgical Care

1. Research publication

2. Reducing Hospital Resources can safely Lower Costs for Breast Reconstruction 

2. Research publication

Dr. Vanessa Pascoe

1. Nephrocutaneous diseases & Medications Affecting both the kidneys & the skin 

1. Research publication

2. Dermatology for the PCP

2. Tuesday School presentation

Dr. Tyler Wilhite

Site-specific Symptom Management: Palliative radiotherapy for advanced and metastatic head and neck cancers and skin metastases

Handbook chapter





Dr. Alexandra Adler

Case presentation at Tuesday School (IVIG)

Tuesday School Case conference

Dr. Andrew Chalupka

CHA House Officer Procedure Improvement Project

Quality Improvement project

Dr. Katrina Chu

Portrayal of Breast Cancer in Popular Women's Magazines

Article in "Women's Magazine"

Dr. Emily Holick

Clear as Mud: Making Decisions in Medicine

Medical Ethics Lecture at CHA

Dr. Lisa Ratanaprasatporn

Reducing Inappropriate Telemetry Usage

Quality Improvement project

Dr. Michael Schecht

Teaching Radiology to Internal Medicine Residents

Poster presentation

Dr. Swarup Swaminathan

Effect of SPARC Overexpression on Gremlin and Proteoglycans 

Research publication