Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) Program for Medical Students


DDCRF Class of 2009-2010


Jonathan Brajtbord

Mentor: David Samadi, MD and Hugh Lavery, MD, Department of Urology
Project: Predicting Prostate Cancer on the Basis of Preoperative Characteristics


Alexandra Clifton

Mentor: Angela Diaz, MD, Katherine Malbon, MD and Anne Nucci, MD, Department of Preventive Medicine, Health Promotion and Adolescent Health
Project: Developing, Implementing & Evaluating a Clinic- Based Birth Control Group for Adolescents Girls


Catherine Constable

Mentor: Andrea Branch, PhD, Department of Medicine/Liver Diseases
Project: Antiviral Drugs and Endocrine Abnormalities in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease


Andrew Goldstone

Mentor: David Adams, MD and Joanna Chikwe, MD, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Project: Should Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation be treated at the Time of Mitral Valve Surgery?


Robert Goldstone

Mentor: Steven Itzkowitz, MD and Thomas Ullman, MD, Department of Medicine/Gastroenterology
Project: Ulcerative Colitis: The Impact of Surveillance Colonoscopy on Neoplastic Progression


Wisna Jean

Mentor: Mary Klotman, MD, Department of Medicine
Project: Investigation of Sexually Transmitted Infections-Induced Immune Response on Enhanced HIV-1 Acquisition in the Female Genital Tract


Elizabeth Schwartz

Mentor: Patrick Hof, MD, Department of Neurology
Project: Cortical Pathology Associated with Diabetes and Hypertension in Aging


Brian West

Mentor: Mary Sano, PhD, Hillel T. Grossman, MD and Daniel Perl, MD, Department of Psychiatry
Project: Chronic traumatic encephalopathy following traumatic brain injury