University of California, Riverside

Graduate Medical Education



Our Residents' Research


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Research Accomplishments

Below is a list of the scholarly presentations and publications of our internal medicine residents.

Recent Scholarly Activity

Publications
  • Victor Guharoy - Clinicaltrials.gov: Is the Glass Half Full?  Hosp Pharm. 2014 Nov;49(10):893-5.
  • Shu-Yi Liao - Occupational exposure and longitudinal lung function decline. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2014.
  • Shu-Yi Liao - Physical activity monitoring in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  Journal of the COPD Foundation, 2014.
  • Shu-Yi Liao - Genome-wide association and network analysis of lung function in the Framingham Heart Study.
  • Shu-Yi Liao - Administrative trends in U.S. dental schools.
  • Amesur L, Choi E. - Images of the Month: An Unusual Case of Pancreatic Cancer. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jun;110(6):798. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2014.317. PubMed PMID: 26052761.
  • Priyanka Yaramada, B Lim, C Flanery, S Koh, H Yaghsezian. - Merkel cell carcinoma of unknown primary with lymph node and mesmeric metastasis involving the pancreas and duodenum, (Journal of GI Oncology 2016).
  • Friedman A, Imam T. Chapter 100: Nephrolithiasis, Kochar’s Clinical Medicine for Students, 6th ed. Indianapolis, IN: I Universe; Feb 2016.
  • Friedman A, Gulati R. Chapter 156: Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma), Kochar’s Clinical Medicine for Students, 6th ed. Indianapolis, IN: I Universe; Feb 2016.
  • Brian S. Lim, Sarah Thomas, Vida Jahangiri, Priyanka Yaramada, Armen Eskandari, Charles Chaya, Agathon Girgis, Andrew Nguyen, Timnit Tekeste, Qiaoling Chen.  AJDD: American Journal of Digestive Disease: Accepted 2/24/2107 - The effect of miralax-gatorade bowel preparation versus golytely on adenoma detection rate and interval to subsequent colonoscopy. (Accepted for publication 2017)
  • Charles T. Chaya, MD, Priyanka Yaramada, MD, Andrew Nguyen, MD, Armen Eskandari, MD, Albert Ko, MD, Mark Taira, MD, Jane Tongson-Ignacio, MD, Brian S. Lim, MD, MCR.   AJDD: American Journal of Digestive Disease:  Neoadjvant Imatinib For Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Community Hospital Experience (Submitted for publication 2017)
  • Mahmud E, Ramsis M, Behnamfar O, et al. Effect of Serum Fibrinogen, Total Stent Length, and Type of Acute Coronary Syndrome on 6-Month Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Bleeding After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(10):1575-81
  • Zarifi C, Vyas S. Spice-y kidney failure: A case report and systematic review of acute kidney injury attributable to the use of synthetic cannabis. Perm J 2017;21:16-160. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/16-160.
  • Motabar A, La VT, Kim DI. Emerging Problem in Medical Education: Ancillary Staff and Order Sets. International Journal of Medical Education. 2017,8:135-136.
  • Persichino, J., H. Lee, M. Sutjita, K. Talavera, G. San-Agustin and S. Gnass. "Reducing the Rate of Surgical Site Infections After Breast Surgery with the Use of Larger Volumes Of 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Solution as Preoperative Antiseptic Showering". Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 38.03 (2017): 373-375.

2016 -2017 Presentations

ACP National Meeting
  • Ilano, L et al.  AKI RISK INDEX IN PATIENTS WITH ABNORMAL KIDNEY FUNCTION UNDERGOING NON CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY (National Award Winner Oral Presentation
  • Li Huang, MD - A mysterious poison cocktail!—A case report of intentional polydrug overdose with unknown doses.
ACP Regional Meeting
  • Li Huang, MD - A mysterious poison cocktail!—A case report of intentional polydrug overdose with unknown doses.
  • Tekeste T, La VT, Kim DI. Where Are You, Gallbladder?
  • Evans A. The Complexity with Ebstein Anomaly poster presentation
  • Chak K, Friedman A. A Case of Gelatinous CSF: Froin Syndrome.
  • Thomas C.  “Atypical presentations of West Nile Virus in an immunocompromised host”
American College of Gastroenterology
  • 2016 ACG Presidential Award:   The Effect of Region Wide Incorporation of an algorithm based on the 2012 International Consensus Guideline on the Practice Pattern for the Management of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms in an Integrative Health System.  Brian Lim, MD, Agathon Girgis, MD, Emilio Alonso, MD, Priya Yaramada, MD, Edmund Burke, MD, Armen Eskandari ,MD, Isaiah Roggow, BS, Charles Chaya, MD, Andrew Nguyen, MD, Albert Ko, MD.
  • Guharoy, V., Evans R. The Prevalence of High-Grade Dysplasia in a Community-Based Endoscopy Center.
SGIM Regional Meeting
  • Chibuzo Eke, DO _ "Hemoperitoneum and Splenic Vein Thrombosis as Initial Presentation of Lupus Anticoagulant"
  • La VT, Wang C, Sandhu VK. Clinical Dilemma: Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients with Pulmonary Cavitary Lesions.
  • Lee J, La VT, Vyas S. From Osteomyelitis to Hyperkalemia: A Rare Chain of Cause and Effect.
  • Chang K, La VT, Vyas S. An Uncommon Case of Megakidney: A Case on Mantle cell Infiltrating Lymphoma. A Rare Chain of Cause and Effect.
National Kidney Foundation
  • Simon Lim MD and Sefali Parikh MD. “SLE And P-ANCA Associated Lupus Nephritis”. Case Report.  National Kidney Foundation, Spring Clinical Meeting 2016 in Boston, MA
American College of Chest Physicians
  • Yanashyan H, Friedman A, Liao SY, Ilano L, Afaneh S, Rajyaguru M, Agapian J, Fargo R, Farshidpanah S, Klein W. Complications and Efficacy of Securing a Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Tube Via Collar Fixation Only: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2017
  • La VT, Teves K, Klein W, Sandhu VK. Unavoidable But Manageable: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Opportunistic Nocardial Infection in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
  • Teves K - Traveling with antiphospholipid syndrome: how to prevent clotting
Riverside University Health System Symposium
  • Yang A. "Knowing the Underserved"A research project on characteristics of undocumented MISP diabetics.
  • La VT, Kesbeh Y, Klein W. To Intubate or Not to Intubate: A Case of Acute Respiratory Failure in A  Patient with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • La VT, Mukherjee K, Mukherjee A. Ipsilateral Stroke Due to Cerebrovascular Steal Phenomenon: A Case Report. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • Teves K, La VT, Sandhu VK. The Connection Between Arthritis and Ascites Revealed: A Case on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Induced Ascites. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • Do S, La VT, Kim DI. The Forgotten Ketoacidosis: A Case of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • Tekeste T, La VT, Guharoy V, Mittal A. What’s More Fearsome Than Stroke in Hypertensive Emergency? A Case of Hypertensive Encephalopathy Induced Transtentorial Herniation. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • Carbajal S, La VT, Sutjita M. Antibiotic Holiday Reinstates Sensitivity in Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A Case Report. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.
  • Friedman A, La VT, Fargo R. Use of Methylene Blue as a Salvage Therapy in Septic Shock: A Review of the Literature. 2017 Riverside University Health System Research Symposium. Poster Presentation.

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