Research Day

19TH ANNUAL
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE


RESEARCH DAY



Thursday, May 27, 2021





ORAL PRESENTATIONS

12:00 - 1:30pm


 

Basic Research

Vaishnavi Kaipilyawar
(#38) Identification of a six-cytokine biosignature discriminating active tuberculosis from latent infection.

 

Clinical Research

Dr. Jorge Robledo
(#58) Exploring early, culture-negative TB with ultrasensitive nucleic acid tests

 

QA/QI

Dr. Sana Rashid
(#120) Improving adherence to cholesterol lowering guidelines through an interactive digital tool

 

Epidemiology and Public Health

Dr. Varsha Shah
(#67) Lung Cancer Screening Practices Among Primary Care Providers in Newark, NJ





RESEARCH ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS

(Corresponding author names are linked to their email addresses for any questions about their abstract/poster.)

 

  1. Lambl's Excrescences Associated With Left Frontal Ischemic Stroke: A Case Report
    Sherif Elkattawy, Muhammad Atif Masood Noori, Anuraag Sah, Syed M. Hasan Kazmi, Dhaval Desai
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  2. Obesity is Associated with an Increased Prevalence of Penicillin Allergy
    Sarah M Abbassi, Eugenio Capitle, Radhika Trivedi, Alan H. Wolff
    Abstract | Poster

  3. Eosinophilic Cellulitis: A Treatment Refractory Case
    Sarah M Abbassi, Alan H. Wolff
    Abstract | Poster

  4. Ventilator-Induced Barotrauma in Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19: A Retrospective Observational Study
    Anuraag Sah, Emilio C. Fabian, Carlos Remolina
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  5. Trends Analysis of Inpatient Outcomes of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Underlying Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis
    Yi Jiang, Konstantinos Damiris, Binghong Xu, Salil Chowdhury, Ahmed Ahmed, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
    Abstract | Poster

  6. Enhancing Medical Student Clinical Knowledge and Communication Skills in the Care of LGBTQ Patients
    Danilo Bacic Lima, Regine Boutin, Kristyn Brandi, Sari Bentisianov, Michelle Dalla Piazza
    Abstract | Poster

  7. QA/QI on Compliance to CDC Guidelines for Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates Among Internal Medicine Residents
    Aldo Barajas-Ochoa, Kajol Shah, Tharakeswari Selvakumar, Emily Gordon
    Abstract | Poster

  8. Consecutive Shock States Leading to Vision Loss
    Alex Kaye, Aditya Uppuluri, Mansi Patel, Robert Fede
    Abstract | Poster

  9. Senescent Alveolar Type 2 Cells Exhibit a Unique Metabolomics Profile, Basic Research
    Willy Roque, K. Cuevas Mora, Ross Summer, Matthew Robertson, Fernando Poli, Cristian Coarfa, Stefan Ryter, Ivan O. Rosas, Freddy Romero
    Abstract

  10. Naloxone Induced Pulmonary Edema
    Sherif Elkattawy, Ramez Alyacoub, Chidinma Ejikeme, Muhammad Atif Masood Noori, Carlos Remolina
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  11. Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Gallbladder: A Case Report
    Konstantinos Damiris, Emily Seltzer, Mark A. Galan, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  12. An Analysis of Characteristics and Inpatient Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized with ARDS and Comorbid Autoimmune Hepatitis: Insights from a Nationwide Inpatient Sample
    Konstantinos Damiris, Ng G. Thomas, Latt L. Nyan
    Abstract | Poster

  13. A Rare Case of Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia Despite Resection of a Benign Glomangioma
    Tiffany Tsang, Rakhee Barai, Lissette Cespedes, MD
    Abstract | Poster

  14. The Relationship between Social Determinants of Health and Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality
    Matthew J. Fastiggi, Ankur K. Dalsania, Aaron Kahlam, Rajvi Shah, Krishan Patel, Stephanie Shiau, Slawa Rokicki, Michelle Dalla Piazza
    Abstract | Poster

  15. Reconciliation of Problem Lists at the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care Clinic
    Abdul Rehman, Victoria Kalawur, Omer Mohamed, Giselle Suero-Abreu, Kathleen Pergament, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  16. Healthy Divas: Measuring the Impact of Gender Affirmation on HIV Care Continuum Outcomes using the Gender Congruence and Life Satisfaction Scale (GCLS)
    Raymond Mathews, Rondalya Deshields, Angel Santana, Michelle Dalla Piazza
    Abstract | Poster

  17. Thyroid Metastasis to Mandible: A Case Report
    R. Barai, T. Tsang, M. Raghuwanshi
    Abstract | Poster

  18. An ARDS Mystery: Could Mycoplasma Be the Culprit?
    Ian Yu, Majd Hemam, Maliha Zainib, Rakhee Barai, James Gubitosa, Anne K. Sutherland
    Abstract | Poster

  19. A National Study of IBD Patients Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer: The Microbiome Link and Prevalence
    Reza Hashemipour, Shima Ghavimi, Umair Nasir, Hamed Azimi, Catherine Choi, Yi Jiang, Oleg Shulik, Ehsan Navabi
    Abstract | Poster

  20. An Unusual Case of Lemierre Syndrome – One Pathogen or Two?
    Michael O’Shaughnessy, Dariel Irizarry, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  21. Are Patients In The UMDcare Resident Clinic With Documented Asthma Being Treated With Appropriate Step-Up Medical Therapy?
    Mansi Patel, Anmol Mittal, Alex Kaye, Amee Patrawalla
    Abstract | Poster

  22. Trends In Imaging Modalities To Evaluate Obese Patients Admitted For Abdominal Pain
    Anmol Mittal, Mansi Patel, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  23. Trends In Cost, Length Of Stay, And Mortality In Hospitalized Celiac Disease Pat ients In The Geriatric Population
    Anmol Mittal, Mansi Patel, Faiz Afridi, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  24. Do Geriatric Patients With Celiacs Disease Have Higher Rates Complications And Mortality?
    Anmol Mittal, Mansi Patel, Faiz Afridi, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  25. A Novel Case Of Biliary Stent Migration With Entrapment Within A Sigmoid Diverticulum
    Anmol Mittal, Afif Hossain, Kamel Amer, Siddharth Verma
    Abstract | Poster

  26. Trends In Hospital Utilization And Mortality In Patients With Ulcerative Colitis And Primary Clostridium Difficile Infection
    Anmol Mittal, Dayna Panchal, Faiz Afridi, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  27. Does The Presence Of Specific Alarming Symptoms Affect The Length Of Stay In Patients With Diagnosed With Ulcerative Colitis?
    Anmol Mittal, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  28. Rituximab as Treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
    S. Zafar, M. Weinstein
    Abstract | Poster

  29. Chronic Cough Caused by Pericardial Cyst Locating Outside the Mediastinum
    Zannat Ekram, Madia Ampey, Vijay Kodadhala, Andrew Berman
    Abstract | Poster

  30. Adherence to Guideline-Directed Management of Drug-Induced Long QT Syndrome
    James Gubitosa, Yan Ming J. Zhou, Monica Abreu Diaz, Kathleen Pergament
    Abstract | Poster

  31. Compliance with Vaccinations in a Diabetic Population of Veterans at The East Orange VA Medical Center (EOVA)
    Reza Pishdad, Lawrence Benedict, Kevin Chen, Mohsin Ali, Kristin Lupoli, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  32. Assessment of Ground-glass Opacity on a Patient Undergoing Chemotherapy
    Yukiko Oe, Amee Patrawalla
    Abstract | Poster

  33. Pet Owners Beware? A Case of Drug-Resistant Pasteurella Multocida Infection
    Abraham Wei, Nehal Dhaduk, Basil Taha
    Abstract | Poster

  34. Delayed Recognition of Pulmonary Tuberculosis After Initial Manifestation as Granulomatous Orchitis
    Hyo-bin Um, Sana Rashid, Lawrence Benedict, Amee Patrawalla
    Abstract | Poster

  35. Pericardial Metastases from Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Tonsils
    Midhun Mathew, Sarah Ayad, Hardik Fichadiya, Tanya Shankar, Gerardo Capo
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  36. Critical Role of Preventive Medicine Physicians in Supporting a Multidisciplinary Homelessness Commission in New Jersey during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    John Webb, Shad Yasin, Pauline Thomas, Denise Rodgers
    Abstract | Poster

  37. Incidence of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Has Increased Significantly in Non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaskan Native Men Since 2000
    Qi Yu, Umair Nasir, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  38. Identification of a Six-Cytokine Biosignature Discriminating Active Tuberculosis from Latent Infection
    Vaishnavi Kaipilyawar, Jason Zhao, Noyal M. Joseph, Sonali Sarkar, C. Robert Horsburgh, Natasha S. Hochberg, Padmini Salgame, W. Evan Johnson, Jerrold J Ellner
    Abstract | Poster

  39. Is Biopsy Necessary? An Unusual Case of Toxoplasmosis
    Dariel Irizarry, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  40. Recurrent Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation and Obstructive Massive Left Atrial Myxoma: Benign Tumor with Malignant Hemodynamics
    Yanet Ravelo, Perry Wengrofsky, Inderjit Singh, Megna Khatri, Alfonso Waller, Julius M. Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  41. Evaluating the Appropriate Use of Proton Pump Inhibitor in an Internal Medicine Residency Clinic
    Daniel Rim, Shawn Ahmad Chaustre, Christopher Oldaker, Suzanne Atkin
    Abstract | Poster

  42. Impact of Multiple Sclerosis on the Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Daniel Rim, Alexander Kaye, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  43. Cannabis Use is Associated with an Increased Risk of Intestinal Obstruction in Patients Hospitalized with Diverticulitis
    Daniel Rim, Alexander Kaye, Siddharth Verma
    Abstract | Poster

  44. Inpatient Outcomes of Clostridioides Difficile Infection among Patients With and Without Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Daniel Rim, Alexander Kaye, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  45. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening in Heart Failure: Quality Assessment of an Academic Internal Medicine Clinic
    Phoenix Xu, Amanda Meredith, Kajol Shah, Willy Roque, Sung Choi, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  46. A Rare Case of GOO Secondary to Gallbladder Hydrops
    Grace H. Yang, Suraj Pai, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  47. Prolonged QTc in Black and Latinx Cisgender and Transgender Women Who are Living with HIV in an Urban Area
    Boniface Malangu, Sarah Bentil-Owusu, Arun Mattappallil, Joachim Sackey, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  48. Bad Blood: A Catastrophic Presentation of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
    Sarah Bentil-Owusu, Vanessa Soetanto, Hyein Jeon, Joshua Kra
    Abstract | Poster

  49. Are We Following Guidelines for H.Pylori Treatment and Follow-up?
    Amanda Walker, Yanet Ravelo, Ravi Upadhyay, Vincent Wong, Nicole Reynoso-Vasquez, Anjella Manoharan, Karishma Khetani, Kristin Wong, Alan Tso
    Abstract | Poster

  50. Radiation Pneumonitis Secondary to Treatment with Y-90 for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Maggie Cheung, Zaid H. Tafesh
    Abstract | Poster

  51. A Rare Case of Serratia Marcescens Infective Endocarditis Initially Presenting as Pneumonia
    Kajol Shah, Meghana Subramanian, Sana Rashid, Victor Cueto
    Abstract | Poster

  52. Portal Hypertension Due to Hepatic Arterioportal Fistula
    Ali Kadhim, Ma Ai Thanda Han
    Abstract | Poster

  53. Thyroid Storm: A Diagnostic Conundrum
    Maharaul Mashrutee, Raghuwanshi Maya, Umar Rehan, Reza Pishdad
    Abstract | Poster

  54. A Case of Venous Thromboembolism in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma
    James Gubitosa, Yan Ming J. Zhou, Mohamad Meybodi, Victor Chang
    Abstract | Poster

  55. Should Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Be a Screening Factor for Helicobacter Pylori in Patients from Endemic Regions?
    Ahmed Ahmed, Ian Yu, Vanessa Brown, Amjad Sheikh, Alejandro Silva, Mirela Feurdean, Suzanne Atkin
    Abstract | Poster

  56. Hepatitis B Vaccination in Diabetes Mellitus Patients in the Ambulatory Setting
    Ralluchukwu Attah, Regine Boutin, Boniface Malangu, Anik Nath, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  57. Proper Documentation of Patient Country of Origin (pCOO) During New Patient Encounters by Internal Medicine Residents at the University Hospital Ambulatory Care Center
    Jorge Robledo, Paul Delle Donna, Christopher Jerome, Suzanne Atkin
    Abstract | Poster

  58. Exploring Early, Culture-negative TB with Ultrasensitive Nucleic Acid Tests
    Jorge Robledo, Christie Eichberg, Kara Bonasia, Lydia Nakiyingi, Chad Centner, Kimberly McCarthy, David Alland, Dorman, Yingda L Xie
    Abstract | Poster

  59. Seroprevalence of Strongyloidiasis in Liver Transplant Candidates on a Tertiary-level Hospital in Newark, NJ
    Jorge Robledo, Michael O’Shaughnessy, Tilly Varughese, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  60. Seroprevalence of HTLV-I/II in a Tertiary-level Hospital in Newark, NJ
    Jorge Robledo, Michael O’Shaughnessy, Tilly Varughese, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  61. Trends in Mortality and Health Care Burden of Cirrhotic Decompensation in Hospitalized Patients: A Nationwide Analysis
    Faiz Afridi, Anmol Mittal, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
    Abstract | Poster

  62. Characteristics of Warfarin Underprescription in Older Adults with Atrial Fibrillation
    Sana Rashid, Maciej Tysarowski, Jorge Naranjo, Atharva Dhole, Luka Petrovic, Emad F. Aziz
    Abstract | Poster

  63. A Benign Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    Reza Pishdad, Lissette Cespedes, Elina Shkolnik
    Abstract | Poster

  64. An Atypical Presentation of Malaria in a 19-year-old Woman
    Anjella Manoharan, Radhika Malhotra, Dorothy Castro, Amesika Nyaku
    Abstract | Poster

  65. Are We Following Guidelines for Documentation of Healthcare Maintenance Screening Exams for Our Patients in the Ambulatory Care Center?
    Maryam Kazmi, Rakhee Barai, Jorge Naranjo, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  66. Trends of Alcohol Hepatitis Related Hospitalization from 2011 to 2017 NIH Study
    Mujtaba Mohamed, Ali Kadhim, Fayssa Solomon, Gopala Koneru, Nikoloas Pyrsopoulos
    Abstract | Poster

  67. Lung Cancer Screening Practices Among Primary Care Providers in Newark, New Jersey
    Varsha Shah, John Webb, Emily Carey Perezdealejo, Julia Carter, Pauline Thomas, Marian Passannante
    Abstract | Poster

  68. Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome – A Unique Presentation
    Hasan Ali, Jorge Barajas-Ochoa, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  69. In-Hospital Outcomes of Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty liver Disease Who Underwent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis
    Hasan Ali, Maryam Kazmi, Catherine Choi, Reza Hashemipour, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
    Abstract | Poster

  70. Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Veterans: A Quality Assessment Project
    Thomas G. Ng, Brooke Baker, Maliha Zainib, Yi Jiang, Devashish J. Anjaria, Jason C. George
    Abstract | Poster

  71. Effects of Combined Upper and Lower Respiratory Symptoms on Pulmonary Function and Exercise Tolerance Among Dyspneic Veterans
    Thomas G. Ng, Anays M. Sotolongo, Jennifer H. Therkorn, Andrew R. Berman, Nisha Jani, Michael J. Falvo
    Abstract | Poster

  72. Transgender Health in Primary Care: An Educational Resident Activity
    R. Boutin, R. Attah, D. Finkel, M. Dalla Piazza, D. Matassa, M. O’Connor, E. Gordon
    Abstract | Poster

  73. Endoscopic Management of Narcotic Substances: A Heroin Story
    Kamal Amer, Anmol Mittal, Anjella Manoharan, Julien Hohenleitner, Richard Arrigo
    Abstract | Poster

  74. Sugar and Stress: Takatsubo Cardiomyopathy Induced by Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    Maryam Kazmi, Hasan Ali, Lissette Cespedes, Christine Gerula
    Abstract | Poster

  75. Mural Ascending Aortic Thrombus In A Patient With  Recent COVID 19 Infection
    Melvin Santana, Hardik Fichadiya, Sarah Ayad, Nirmal Guragai, Raja Pullat
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  76. Quality of Colonoscopy Examination After Availability of Split-Prep Instructions in Multiple Languages as Compared to English-Only Split-Prep Instructions
    Krish Gandhi, Maggie Cheung, Qi Yu, Tehilla Apfel, Grace Yang, Reza Hashemipour, Faiz Afridi, He Qiu, Kamal Amer, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  77. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Persons Living with HIV: Assessing Screening of Urban Underserved Populations
    Salil Chowdhury, Aaron Kahlam, Wajiha Khan, Suraj Pai, Steven Keller, Diana Finkel
    Abstract | Poster

  78. Improve Accuracy of VTE Prophylaxis by Strict Guideline Application
    Amanda Lu, Boniface Malangu, Vanessa Browne, Ana Diaz, Dhvani Doshi, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  79. Spontaneous Pneumothorax Caused by Suspected Thoracic Endometriosis in the Setting of COVID-19 Infection
    Dayna Panchal, Umair Nasir, Sunil Patel
    Abstract | Poster

  80. Are the Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Being Appropriately Vaccinated Against Pneumonia at VA East Orange Campus?
    Konstantinos Damiris, Dayna Panchal, Suilon Ng, Nathan Kerr, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  81. Severe Secondary Mitral Regurgitation from Atypical True Left Ventricular Aneurysm: A Multimodality Cardiac Imaging Diagnosis
    Perry Wengrofsky, Saahil Jumkhawala, Amanda Meredith, Julius M. Gardin, Christine Gerula, Alfonso Waller
    Abstract | Poster

  82. No Show Rates in Clinic Patients
    Dana Bowen, Mark Forsberg, Mukund Tiwari, Dhvani Doshi
    Abstract | Poster

  83. Are We Following Recommendations For Completing POLST Forms In Hospitalized Patients with Serious Illnesses?
    Milos Brankovic, Catherine Choi, Shawn Adam, Madia Ampey, Hyein Jeon, Nikolina Markovic, Kathleen Pergament
    Abstract | Poster

  84. Vaccination Rates Among University Hospital Liver Transplant Recipients
    Michael W. Song, Joachim Sackey, Tilly Varughese
    Abstract | Poster

  85. Depression Screening in Clinic Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis
    Meghana Subramanian, Rhia Dasgupta, Nebojsa Markovic, Benjamin Simmons, Kathleen Pergament, Aleksey Tentler
    Abstract | Poster

  86. Transformation of Castrate Resistant Prostate Adenocarcinoma into Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Victoria J. Kalawur, Ozlem Fidan-Ozbilgin, Fengming Zhong, Victor T. Chang
    Abstract

  87. A Case Report of Acute Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient with B12 Deficiency
    Phillip Lim, Rafael Nigri, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  88. The Prognostic Utility of Coronary Angiography in Pre-operative Cardiac Evaluation for Liver Transplantation
    Phillip Lim, Anoshia Raza, Maciej Tysarowski, John Bertot, Paul Ippolito, Christine Gerula, Alfonso Waller, Julius Gardin, Marc Klapholz
    Abstract | Poster

  89. Incidental Finding of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Presenting Radiographically as Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Liver Transplant Candidate
    Fayssa Salomon, Mumtaz Niazi, Zaid Tafesh, Mark Galan
    Abstract | Poster

  90. Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients with COVID-19 in an Intensive Care Unit of a Community Hospital; Retrospective Cohort Study
    Islam Younes, Jorge Cedano, Emilio Fabian Corona, Melissa Gonzalez-Lara, Melvin Santana, Sarah Ayad, Raja Pullatt
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  91. Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a Sarcoidosis Patient Treated with Endobronchial Valve
    Islam Younes, Sherif El-Kattawy, Walaa Hammad, Juliet Kotys, Carlos Remolina
    TRINITAS
    Abstract | Poster

  92. Guideline Specific Selection of Anti-Hypertensives to Adequately Manage Hypertension at East Orange VA
    Sean Hu, Amrita Chawla, Mohamad Aghaie Meybodi, Christopher Sandifer
    Abstract | Poster

  93. Fusobacterium Necrophorum and Prevotella Loescheii: Unexpected Culprits of Necrotizing Pneumonia in a Patient with Lupus
    Vanessa Soetanto, Sana Rashid, Suzanne Atkin
    Abstract | Poster

  94. Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Cholangitis: A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis
    Amrita Chawla, Faiz Afridi, Reza Hashemipour, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  95. Inpatient Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Patients with and without Concomitant Osteoporosis: A Population Based Propensity-Score Matched Analysis
    Amrita Chawla, Faiz Afridi, Reza Hashemipour, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  96. Effects of Hypothyroidism on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Inpatient Outcomes: A Population Based Study
    Amrita Chawla, Eloy Ruiz Mendoza, Faiz Afridi, Reza Hashemipour, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  97. Effect of Hospital Teaching Status on Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Ascites Patients: A Population Based Study
    Amrita Chawla, Faiz Afridi, Reza Hashemipour, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  98. Analysis of Pancreatic Pseudocyst Drainage Procedural Outcomes using the 2017 NIS Database
    Amrita Chawla, Faiz Afridi, Reza Hashemipour, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  99. Impact of Vitamin D Deficiency on Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Cirrhosis: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis
    Amrita Chawla, Suraj Pai, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
    Abstract | Poster

  100. Association of Cardiac Arrhythmia in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Rates of Severe Gastrointestinal Complication
    Afif Hossain, Anmol Mittal, Sarah Hossain, Julius Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  101. Incidence of Gastrointestinal Tract and Motility Disorders in Post-Cardiac Arrest Patients
    Afif Hossain, Anmol Mittal, Sarah Hossain, Julius Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  102. Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening and Management in High-Risk Patients
    Kandarp Suthar, Afif Hossain, Hyein Jeon, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  103. Role of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients Admitted for a Primary Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension
    Afif Hossain, Anmol Mittal, Sarah Hossain, Sushil Ahlawat
    Abstract | Poster

  104. A Report of Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a Transgender Woman
    Perry Wengrofsky, Parul Kakar, Afif Hossain, Julius Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  105. Chest Pain in a Middle-Aged Smoker with Heart Failure and Missing Lung
    Aldo Barajas-Ochoa, Afif Hossain, Sarah Hossain, Michael A. Jaker
    Abstract | Poster

  106. Brevibacterium Bacteremia in the Setting of Pyogenic Liver Abscess: A Case Report with Accompanying Literature Review
    Afif Hossain, Aldo Barajas-Ochoa, Sarah Hossain, Michael A. Jaker
    Abstract | Poster

  107. Rare Small Cell Neuroendocrine Cervical Cancer - Hiding in Plain Sight
    Vincent Wong, Monica Abreu Diaz, Maninderpal Kaur, Sherif Elhosseiny
    Abstract | Poster

  108. Acute Aortic Occlusion Secondary to an Atherosclerotic Thrombus: A Rare Phenomenon
    John P. Wisener, Sana Rashid, Angelika Drozd, Jaewook Shin, Brian Schott, Julius M. Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  109. Covid-19 Seroprevalence in HIV-infected and Non-infected Residents of a Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF) in New Jersey
    Reza Peymani, Manisha Gurumurthy, Amy Davidow, James Gonzalez, Pauline Thomas, Edward Lifshitz, Stephen Friedman
    Abstract | Poster

  110. Assessing the Appropriateness of Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis Use at University Hospital During the COVID19 Pandemic
    Vincent Wong, John Wisener, Bret McCarty, Kristin Wong
    Abstract | Poster

  111. Syphilis: A Rare but Reversible Cause of Nephrotic Syndrome
    Shaza Khalid, Alexandra Sonyey
    Abstract | Poster

  112. Post Cardiac Arrest Debriefing: How Well Do You Think You Did?
    Maciej Tysarowski, Hasan Ali, Saahil A. Jumkhawala, Majd Hemam, Anne Sutherland
    Abstract | Poster

  113. Come Back in 10 Years, An Analysis of the Timeliness of Screening Colonoscopy Follow-up at the East Orange VA
    Umair Nasir, Dayna Panchal, Sarah Bentil-Owusu, Anna-Lena Meinhardt, Melvin Mathew, Siddharth Verma
    Abstract | Poster

  114. Atypical Erythema Multiforme? A Case Report
    David Yao, Vanessa Browne, Prashasthi Ramesh, Priya Mansukhani, Htay Htay Kyi
    Abstract | Poster

  115. Adrenal Crisis After COVID-19 Vaccination in Patient with Hypopituitarism
    Nikolina Markovic, Anila Faizan, Eshen Rao, Chirag Boradia
    Abstract | Poster

  116. Risk Factors for Endogenous Endophthalmitis (EE) in Hospitalized Patients with Candida Fungemia
    Aditya Uppuluri, Marco A. Zarbin, Greg Budoff, Neelakshi Bhagat
    Abstract | Poster

  117. Are We Following ACP Guidelines Regarding Lower Back Pain?
    Vanessa Browne, Ana Diaz, Amanda Lu, Suzanne Atkin, Mirela Feurdean
    Abstract | Poster

  118. The Relationship Between Computed Tomography Parameters and Morbidity and Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Coronavirus Disease 2019
    Maciej Tysarowski, Giselle Suero, Barbara Danek, Boniface Malangu, Shawn Adam, Khyati Mehta, Aris Karatasakis, Anthony Lucev, Anugya Mittal, Pallavi Solanki, Marc Klapholz, Julius Gardin, Alfonso Waller
    Abstract | Poster

  119. Thrombus Involving Ectopic Kidney and IVC Filter: An Interesting Anatomical Finding
    Amanda Meredith, Sana Rashid, Michael Jaker
    Abstract | Poster

  120. Improving Adherence to Cholesterol Lowering Guidelines Through an Iinteractive Digital Tool
    Sana Rashid, Giselle Alexandra Suero-Abreu, Maciej Tysarowski, Hyo-Bin Um, Yawen Zhang, Kajol Shah, Analise Douglas, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  121. “STATINCALC”: Promoting Cholesterol Guideline Adherence Via An Original Online Tool
    Sana Rashid, Giselle Alexandra Suero-Abreu, Maciej Tysarowski, Analise Douglas, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  122. AIDS Associated Cardiac Burkitt’s Lymphoma Presenting as Complete Heart Block with Heart Failure
    Sana Rashid, Pablo Michel Sanchez, Uzair Ashraf, Mohamad Soud, Shawn Adam, Devin Vasoya, Julius Gardin
    Abstract | Poster

  123. Patient Journey Map and Timed Study in Primary Care Clinic During COVID Pandemic
    Madia Ampey, Mary Morgan, Eloy Ruiz Mendoza, Giselle Suero Abreu, Piyumika De Silva
    Abstract | Poster

  124. Eosinophilic Ascites: Rare Presentations of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
    He Qiu, Ozlem Fidan-Ozbilgin, Steven Krawitz
    Abstract | Poster

  125. Are We Following Guidelines For Sexual Healthcare Maintenance?
    Phillip Lim, Danilo Bacic Lima, Eric DeGaetano, Kathleen Pergament
    Abstract | Poster

  126. Comprehensive Diabetes Care and Adherence to ADA Guidelines in the Ambulatory Care Center of University Hospital
    Dharni Patel, Shivani Patel, Rafael Nigri, George Disesa, Daniel Matassa
    Abstract | Poster

  127. Estrogen and Palpitations: Is There Something Latent?
    Saahil Jumkhawala, Majd Hemam, Alla Fayngersh
    Abstract | Poster

  128. Enhanced Sample Collection and Transport Strategy for COVID-19 RT-PCR
    Padmapriya Banada, David Elson, Naranjargal Daivaa, Claire Park, Samuel Desind, Ibsen Montalvan, Robert Kwiatkowski, Soumitesh Chakravorty, David Alland, Yingda L. Xie
    Abstract | Poster

  129. RT-PCR Negative COVID-19
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