2010 OSLER TL1 Trainees

2010 OSLER TL1 Year-Long Trainees

Stephanie Crocker, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentor: Jennifer Devoe, MD, Dphil, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Research Project: Assessing the impacts of the Healthy Kids Policy Initiatives on Oregon children's access to healthcare

Betty Liu, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentor: Patricia Carney, PhD, Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health & Preventive Medicine; Associate Director for Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Studies, Knight Cancer Institute

Research Project: Cancer screening practice in primary care practices of rural Oregon: Effects of the number and type of co-morbid conditions on cancer screening, and how primary care physicians converse with patients of varied health insurance and risks about cancer screening

Elizabeth Martin, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentors: Lynn Marshall, ScD, Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation and Public Health & Preventive Medicine and Elizabeth Haney, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine and Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology

 Research Project: Femoral volumetric bone density and dimensions in relation to 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D levels among older men

Jedediah Perkins, School of Medicine, PhD program in Biomedical Engineering

Mentor:Misha Pavel, PhD, Professor, Science & Engineering; Division Head, Biomedical Engineering

Research Project: Tracking cognitive decline in censored longitudinal data.


2010 OSLER TL1 Short-Term (12 weeks) Trainees

Iraj Kasimi, School of Dentistry, DMD program

Mentors: Curt Machida, PhD, Professor, Integrative Biosciences

Research Project: Mutans Streptococci Isolates in caries-active children: Use of arbitrarily-primed polymerase chain reaction in the development of genetic fingerprints.

Julie Doberne, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentors: Frederick Tibayan, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Kent Thornburg, PhD, Professor, Medicine; Associate Chief for Research, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Heart Research Center          

Research Project: The effects of increased systolic pressure in late fetal valve remodeling in an ovine model

Daniel Cho, School of Dentistry, DMD program

Mentors: John Mitchell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomaterials and Biomechanics

Research Project: Bone Graft Material to Revolutionize Tissue Regeneration

Adeline Plesiu, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Thomas Scanlan, PhD, Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology and Kathryn Schuff, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition

Research Project: Quantitative analysis of 3-iodothyronamine levels in human serum and tissues

Ross Anderson, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Martin Schreiber, MD, Professor and Chief, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

Research Project: The effect of lyophilized plasma reconstitution volume on clotting factors and coagulopathy in a multiple injury swine model of hemorrhagic shock

Sarah Williams, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Susan Hayflick, MD, Professor and Chair, Molecular and Medical Genetics and Michael Kruer, MD, Fellow, Pediatrics, Divisions of Developmental Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology

Research Project: Characterizing clinical features specific to subtypes of neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation