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


DDCRF Class of 2010-2011


Alexander Barash

Mentor: Jose M. Wolosin, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology
Project: Optimizing Corneal Epithelial Stem Cell Expansion for Ocular Surface Reconstruction


Catherine Bigelow

Mentor: Joanne Stone, MD, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Project: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM): Bed Rest vs. Activity Trial (BRAT)


Amelia Clark

Mentor: Andrew Sikora, MD, PhD, Departments of Otolaryngology, Immunology, Oncological Science, and Dermatology
Project: Biomakers of Immune Activation and Suppression as Predictors of HNSCC Response to Radiation Therapy


Yan Epelboym

Mentor: Karl Jepsen, PhD, Department of Orthopaedics
Project: Phenotypic Covariation in the Femoral Neck and its Association with Bone Strength


Sirisha Jonnalagadda

Mentor: Juan Wisnivesky, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine/Pulmonary
Project: The Extent of Lymph Node Metastases as a Prognostic Factor in Patients with N1 Non-Small Cell Lung cancer


Abigail Southard

Mentor: Bruce D. Gelb, MD, Departments of Pediatrics, Cardiology, Genetics and Genomic Science
Project: Impact of CNVs on Outcomes in Infants with Single Ventricle Heart Defects


Lauren Stossel

Mentor: Thomas McGinn, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine/General Internal Medicine
Project: The Impact of Treatment Initiation on Daily Medication Adherence in HCV Patients


Peter Vila

Mentors: Eric Genden, MD, Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery
Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD, Department of Medicine/Gastroenterology
Project: Multimodal Optical Imaging of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract