Research and related scholarly activity are an important part of the Med-Peds Department. A variety of research options exist for Med-Peds Residents, both within the Med-Peds Department and within the larger Case Western Reserve University community.
The faculty and residents in the Med-Peds Department are involved currently and hfave been involved previously in a number of research projects and clinical case presentations. A partial list of citations and projects, with links to some of these projects, are as follows:
Uchebike Nwankwo, MD, and Nazha Abughali, MD. Lack of Appropriate Screening for Infants Born to HCV-Infected Mothers. Infectious Diseases Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. October 22, 2010. (Poster).
Nazly Pashmini, MD, Cindy Gallaspie, MS, Elizabeth Clegg, BA, Nancy Fishburn, BAC, and David C. Kaelber, MD, PhD. Internet Access and Use Among Lower Socio-Economic Status Populations. American Medical Informatics Association 2010 Annual Symposium. Washington District of Columbia. November 13, 2010. (Poster).
fLacey Benson, MD, Heather Baer, SCD, Peter Greco, MD, and David Kaelber, MD, PhD. When is family history obtained? - Lack of timely documentation of family history among overweight and hypertensive paediatric patients. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. July 7, 2010; Epub ahead of print. (Manuscript).
Garey Noritz, MD, Irene Dietz, MD, Marina Lazbin, MD, Henry Ng, MD, Ronald Magliola, MD, Kristin Kaelber, MD, and Ruth Lange, RN. Development of an Inpatient Unit for Adults with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 63rd Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, Arizona. September 25, 2009. (Poster).
David Kaelber, MD, PhD, and Frieda Pickett, RDH, Simple Table to Identify Children and Adolescents Needing Further Evaluation of Blood Pressure. Pediatrics. May 4, 2009;123:e972-e974. (Manuscript).
Fortuna RJ, Ting DY, David Kaelber, MD, PhD, and Simon SR. Characteristics of Medicine-Pediatrics Practices: Results from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Academic Medicine. March 2009;84(3):396-401. (Manuscript).
Auron Ari MD, Moises Auron-Gomez, MD, Rupesh Raina, MD, S Viswanathan, MD, and Maroun Mhanna, MD. Effect of Amphotericin B Lipid Complex (ABLC) in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Pediatric Nephrology. February 2009;24(2):295-9. (Manuscript).
Lacey Benson, BAa, Heather Baer, ScD and David Kaelber, MD, PhD. Trends in the Diagnosis of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents: 1999-2007. Pediatrics. January 2009;123(1):e153-8. (Manuscript).
Garey Noritz, MD, and David Burnkrant, MD. Is there a role for palliative care in progressive pediatric neuromuscular diseases? The answer is "Yes!" Journal of Palliative Care. Winter 2008;24(4):265-9. (Manuscript).
David Kaelber, MD, PhD, and Eric Pan, MD. The Value of Personal Health Record (PHR) Systems. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008. November 6, 2008;343-7. (Oral presentation).
Sapna Shah, MS, David Kaelber, MD, PhD, Adam Vincent, MPP, Eric Pan, MD, Douglas Johnston, MTS and Blackford Middleton, MD. A Cost Model for Personal Health Records (PHRs). American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008. November 6, 2008;657-61. (Oral presentation).
Adam Vincent, MPP, David Kaelber, MD, PhD, Eric Pan, MD, Sapna Shah, MS, Douglas Johnston, MTS and Blackford Middleton, MD. A Patient-Centric Taxonomy for Personal Health Records (PHRs). American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008. November 6, 2008;763-7. (Oral presentation).
David Kaelber, MD, PhD, Ashish Jha, MD, Douglas Johnston, MTS, Blackford Middleton, MD, and David Bates, MD. A Research Agenda for Personal Health Records (PHRs). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. November 2008;15:729-736. (Manuscript).
Henry Ng, MD. LGBT Health Disparities and Risk Factors. The 26th Annual Conference of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association. Seattle, Washington, October 22, 2008. (Oral presentation)
Rupesh Raina, MD, Geetu Pahlajani, MD, Lee Ponsky, MD, Ashok Agarwal, MD, and Craig Zippe, MD.The clinical utility of atypical cytology is significantly increased in both screening and monitoring for bladder cancer when indexed with nuclear matrix protein-22. BJU International. August 2008;102(3):297-300. (Manuscript).
Yana Shumyatcher, MD, Tushar Shah, MD, Garey Noritz, MD, Ben Brouhard, MD, Patrick Spirnak, MD, and David Birnkrant, MD. Symptomatic Nephrolithiasis in Prolonged Survivors of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Manuscript). Neuromuscular Disorders. July 2008;18(7):561-564. (Manuscript).
Vivek Subbiah, MD, and Prabhu Parimi, MD. Elevated Maternal Lipoprotein A and Neonatal Renal Vein Thrombosis: A Case Report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. April 10, 2008;2:106. (Manuscript).
Georg Hutterer, MD, Pierre Karakiewicz, MD, Craig Zippe, MD, Gerson Lüdecke, MD, Hans Boman, MD, Marta Sanchez-Carbayo, MD, Roberto Casella, MD, Christine Mian, MD, Martin G. Friedrich, MD, Sanaa Eissa, MD, Hideyuki Akaza, MD, Vincenzo Serretta, MD, Hans Hedelin, MD, Raina Rupesh, MD, Naoto Miyanaga, MD, Arthur I. Sagalowsky, MD, Paul Perrotte, MD, Yair Lotan, MD, Michael Marberger, MD and Shahrokh Shariat, MD. Urinary cytology and nuclear matrix protein 22 in the detection of bladder cancer recurrence other than transitional cell carcinoma. BJU International. March 2008;101(5):561-5. (Manuscript).