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Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2017

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Rachel Meyen, M.D.; Elia E. Acevedo, M.D.; Sparsha Reddy, M.D.; Diagnostic Dilemmas: Managing Psychosis, Delirium, and Catatonia in a Medically Ill Patient
Karan Verma, M.D.; Vivek Jayadeva, M.D.; Raymond Serrano, M.D.; Karthik Sivashanker, M.D.; Challenges in the Management of Benzodiazepine‐Refractory Residual Malignant Catatonia in the Acute Medical Setting: A Case Report

Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2014

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Harmony Abejuela, M.D. Psychopharmacology Algorithm for Management of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Firas Nakshabandi, M.D. Effects of Arab Culture on Child Adolescent Development
Dana Wang, M.D. Bipolar Depression Algorithm
Jarred Zucker, M.D.; Simona Sava, M.D.; Michael Tang, D.O.; Usama Feroze, M.D.; Firas Nakshabandi, M.D. Leadership Opportunities During Residency: Challenges Faced in Restructuring a Complex and Multidimensional Residency Training Curriculum
Marek Hirsch, M.D. The Florida Syringe Exchange Initiative
Usama Feroze, M.D.; Firas Nakshabandi, M.D. Harvard South Shore (HSS): Residents Leading Milestones Implementation
Rowena C. Mercado, M.D. Impact of Childhood Abuse on Physical and Mental Health and Health Care Utilization among Female Veterans
Eric Tung, D.O.; Michael Tang, D.O. Algorithm for the Management of Major Depression from the Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Program (PAPHSS)
Anothai Soonsawat, M.D. Research concept and pilot project: Using encoding strategies to understand false memories in Alzheimer’s disease
Michael Tang, D.O. Treatment Utilization Before and After Residential Admission for Substance Use Disorders
Simona Sava, M.D., Ph.D. Cortical Thickness and Subcortical Volumetric Differences Associated with Marijuana Use
Austin Lin, M.D. Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment in the Medically Hospitalized Patient: Predictors for Medical or Psychiatric Complications alcohol_withdrawal_pdf_img

Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2013

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Edwin Raffi, M.D., M.P.H. Dream No More: A Mental Health System with Modern Solutions to Ancient Problems
Fawad Taj, M.D. PAPHSS: Algorithm for evaluation & management of Insomnia related to psychiatric disorders
Brain A. Falls, M.D. The Mass Murder Psychological Autopsy: Considering Subjectivity of Interview Data
Rowena Mercado, M.D.; Ilea Khan, M.D.; Tetyana Tarnavsky, M.D., Ph.D. Past-Year Intimate Partner Violence Among Female Veterans Affairs (VA) Patients: The Impact of Childhood Abuse and Military Sexual Trauma
Tetyana Tarnavsky, M.D., Ph.D.; Firas Nakshabandi, M.D.; Ilea Khan, M.D. Implementing computerized Interventions for addictions treatment on a detoxification unit
Michael Tang, D.O. Algorithm for Psychotic Depression Management from the Pscyhopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Program

Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2012

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Juan Galvez-Buccollini, M.D. Association between age at onset of psychosis and age at onset of cannabis use in non-affective psychosis Galvez-Buccollini.2012
Rowena Mercado, M.D., M.P.H Performance of PREMM, MMRpredict, and MMRpro in detecting Lynch Syndrome among endometrial cancer cases Mercado.2012
Nicole Quiterio, M.D. Evaluation of a task-shifting strategy involving peer educators in HIV care and treatment clinics in Lusaka, Zambia Quiterio.2012
Michael Tang, D.O. The psychopharmacology algorithm project at the Harvard South Shore Program: 2012 update on psychotic depression tang-2012

Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2011

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Harmony Raylen Abejuela, M.D. Clinical services used and types of health information sought by low-income latino patients at a large, urban free clinic Abejuela.2011
Brian Falls, M.D. Vulnerabilities to misinformation in online pharmaceutical marketing Falls.2011
Usama Feroze, M.B.B.S. Mental health, depression and anxiety in patients on maintenance dialysis Feroze.2011
Simona Sava, M.D., Ph.D. A preliminary study of sex differences in brain activation during a spatial navigation task in healthy adults Sava.2011
Fawad Taj, M.D. Factors related to knowledge and perception of women about smoking: a cross-sectional study from a developing country Taj.2011

Resident Research & Scholarship Portfolio

2009

The following is a selection of the research and scholarly products of current HSS residents and recent HSS graduates that have been published or presented at a variety of research meetings:

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Angela Camacho-Duran, M.D. Informal Services Use for Mental Health Problems in Ethnic and Racial Minorities
Myrto Marinou, M.D. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Nightmares
Jihad Nader, M.D. Understanding Schizophrenic Smokers: Effects on Cravings, Cues, and Withdrawal
An Nguyen, M.D. Olfactory Sulcal Depth and Olfactory Bulb Volume In Patients with SchizophrEenia: An MRI Study
Syeda Nuzhat, M.D. Gender-Related Serotonin System Function and PTSD Risk
Ranvinder Rai, M.D. Early Parental Loss and Vulnerabilityto Adulthood depression
Manjola Ujkaj, M.D. Safety and Efficacy of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for the Treatment of Agitation and Other Behavioral Complications of Dementia.
Victor Vautrot, M.D. The Effectiveness Of Implementing A Knowledge-Based Review Course For Residents
Juan A Gálvez-Buccollini, M.D. Sexual behavior and drug consumption among young adults in a shantytown in Lima, Peru
Nicole Quiterio, M.D. Burnout and use of HIV services among health care workers in Lusaka District, Zambia: a cross-sectional study
Fawad Taj, M.D. A Review article “Missed opportunities in surveillance and screening systems to detect developmental delay: A developing country perspective” accepted for publication in Brain and Development Journal
Fawad Taj, M.D. A Study protocol “Karachi Intracranial Stenosis Study” published in BMC Neurology
Fawad Taj, M.D An Original article “Awareness of Stroke risk factors, signs and treatment in a Pakistani population” published in Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Fawad Taj, M.D. A letter to editor “Evaluating ischemic stroke subtypes: Does the retinal microvasculature hold clues to what lies beneath?” published in STROKE