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Department of Medicine

   Internal Medicine Residency Program

Life Changing Residency

 

 

 

 

Faculty Research Projects for LEAD

 

Cardiology

 

Fellowship Director:
Katie Berlacher
Assistant:

Denise Goppman
(412) 647-3429
goppmanda@upmc.edu

Research Point Person:
Stephen Chan
Assistant:
Diane Margaria
(412) 383-6030
margariad@upmc.edu

Research Point Person:
Samir Saba
Assistant:
Bonnie Burgman
(412) 802-3372
burgmanbl@upmc.edu


Dennis Bruemmer, MD, PhD
João L. Cavalcante, MD
Stephen Y. Chan, MD, PhD
Partha Dutta, DVM, PhD
Toren Finkel, MD, PhD
Imad Al Ghouleh, PhD
Sandeep Jain, MD
Brett Kaufman, PhD
Jared W. Magnani, MD, MSc
Matthew Muldoon, MD, MPH
Suresh R. Mulukutla, MD
John J. Pacella, MD, MS

Samir Saba, MD
Guy Salama, PhD
Erik Schelbert, MD, MS
Iain Scott, PhD
Sruti Shiva, PhD
Marc A. Simon, MD, MS
Prem Soman, MD, PhD
Cynthia St. Hilaire, PhD
Adam Straub, PhD
Flordeliza Villanueva, MD
Timothy Wong, MD, MS


Endocrinology

 

Fellowship Director:
Maja Stefanovic-Racic
Assistant:

Lorrie Fox
(412) 586-9884
Johnsonia2@upmc.edu



Research Point Person:
Maja Stefanovic-Racic
Assistant:
Lorrie Fox
(412) 586-9884
Johnsonia2@upmc.edu

Michael Jurczak, PhD
Erin E. Kershaw, MD
Pooja Manroa, MD
Robert M. O’Doherty, PhD

Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD
Frederico G. S. de Toledo, MD
Vijay K. Yechoor, MD


Gastroenterology

 

Fellowship Director:
Kenneth E. Fasanella
Assistant:
Kim Luketic
(412) 864-7071
kil6@pitt.edu


 

Research Point Person:
Kenneth Fasanella
Assistant:
Kim Luketic
(412) 864-7071
kil6@pitt.edu

Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD
David G. Binion, MD
Michael A. Dunn, MD, FACP

Georgios I. Papachristou, MD, PhD
Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH
Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH


General Internal Medicine

 

Fellowship Director:
Kevin Kraemer /
Carla Spagnoletti
Assistant:
Annette Sampson
(412) 683-7647
Sampsonam2@upmc.edu


 

Research Point Person:
Wishwa N. Kapoor
Assistant:
Kathy Nosko
(412) 692-4821
noskoka@upmc.edu

Bob Arnold, MD
John R. Blosnich, PhD, MPH
Sonya Borrero, MD, MS
Gregory M. Bump, MD
Esa Davis, MD, MPH
D. Michael Elnicki, MD
Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc
Walid Gellad, MD, MPH
Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD
Dio Kavalieratos, PhD
Kevin L. Kraemer, MD, MSc
Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP

Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA
Brian A. Primack, MD, PhD
Thomas Radomski, MD, MS
Bruce L. Rollman, MD, MPH
Ann-Marie Rosland, MD, MS
Yael Schenker, MD, MAS
William Shrank, MD, MSHS
Ken Smith, MD, MS
Carla Spagnoletti, MD, MS
Galen E. Switzer, PhD
Holly Thomas, MD, MS


Geriatrics

 

Fellowship Director:
Neil Resnick
Assistant:
Linda Eazor
(412) 802-8615
Lre9@pitt.edu


 

Research Point Person:
Neil Resnick
Assistant:
Michelle Ardolino
(412) 692-2361
ardolinom@upmc.edu

Daniel Forman, MD
Susan L. Greenspan, MD
Steven M. Handler

Karen Scandrett, MD
Debra K. Weiner, MD


Hematology/Oncology

 

Fellowship Director:
Edward Chu
Assistant:
Barbara Loveland
(412) 648-6413
lovelandb@upmc.edu

Research Point Person:
Edward Chu
Assistant:
Lois Malehorn
(412) 648-6589
malehornlm@upmc.edu

Assistant:
Vida Passero
(412) 360-6178
passerova@upmc.edu

Timothy F. Burns, MD, PhD
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD
Lan G Coffman, MD, PhD

John M. Kirkwood, MD
Gijsberta van Londen, MD, MS


Infectious Diseases

 

Fellowship Director:
Rima Abdel-Massih
Assistant:
Paige Midget
(412) 648-6406
midgetpj@upmc.edu


   

Rima Abdel-Massih, MD
Zandrea Ambrose, PhD
Tatiana Bogdanovich, MD, PhD, MSc
Karin Byers, MD, MS
Cornelius J. Clancy, MD
Carolyn Fernandes, MD
Ghady Haidar, MD
Lee Harrison, MD
Ken S. Ho, MD, MPH

Eun Jeong Kwak, MD
Deborah McMahon, MD
John Mellors, MD
Minh-Hong Nguyen, MD
Neel B. Shah, MD
Kathleen R. Sheridan, DO
Nicolas Sluis-Cremer, PhD
Peter Veldkamp, MD, MS
J. Alex Viehman, MD


Palliative Care

 

Fellowship Director:
Rene Claxton
Assistant:
Annette Sampson
(412) 683-7647
Sampsonam2@upmc.edu


 

Research Point Person:
Yael Schenker
Assistant:
Candice Ford
(412) 692-4843
fordca3@upmc.edu

Bob Arnold, MD
Dio Kavalieratos, PhD
Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA
Yael Schenker, MD, MAS

 


Pulmonary

 

Fellowship Director:
Bryan J. McVerry
Assistant:
Brittany Manning
(412) 648-3098
manningb2@upmc.edu

Research Point Person:
Jason Moore (CCM)
Assistant:
Kimberlee Barnhart
(412) 647-6249
barnhartka@upmc.edu

Research Point Person:
Jessica Bon Field
Assistant:
JoAnne Phillips-Kronz
(412) 648-6494
phillipskronzj@upmc.edu

Jessica Bon Field, M.D., M.S.
Divay Chandra, MD, MSc
Bill Chen, PhD
Mark Gladwin, MD
Daniel J. Kass, MD
Janet S. Lee, MD
Bryan J. McVerry, MD

Alison Morris, MD, MS
Toru Nyunoya, MD
Christopher O'Donnell, PhD
Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS
Mauricio Rojas, MD
Nathaniel Weathington, MD, PhD
Sally Wenzel, MD


Renal-Electrolyte

 

Fellowship Director:
James R. Johnston
Assistant:
Jane Wuenschel
(412) 647-8394
wuenschelj@upmc.edu

  Research Point Person:
James R. Johnston
(412) 647-7157
jamiej@pitt.edu

Gerard Apodaca, PhD
Cary Boyd-Shiwarski, MD, PhD
Marcelo D. Carattino, PhD
Ranil DeSilva, MD
Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH
Thomas Kleyman, MD

Evan Ray, MD, PhD
Shujie Shi, PhD
Arohan R. Subramanya, MD, FASN
Roderick Tan, MD, PhD
Ora Weisz, PhD


Rheumatology

 

Fellowship Director:
Douglas W. Lienesch
Assistant:
Margie Jones
(412) 383-8861
Jonesma2@pitt.edu

Research Point Person:
Larry W. Moreland
Assistant:
Laura Staniland
(412) 383-8734
LMS182@pitt.edu

Rohit Aggarwal, MD, MS
Partha Biswas, DVM, PhD
Robyn Domsic, MD, MPH
Patrizia Fuschiotti, PhD
Sarah Gaffen, PhD
Robert Lafyatis, MD

Kim Liang, MD
Mandy McGeachy, PhD
Larry Moreland, MD
Ghaith Noaiseh, MD
Chester Oddis, MD
John Steuart Richards, MBBS