Faculty Scholar Award Recipients and their Projects

Dr. Timothy Fitzgibbons, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine (2014-Nov)
Determination of the Phenotypic Differences in Local and circulating Monocytes of Humans With and Without Coronary Atherosclerosis.

Dr. Phoebe Moore, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry (2014-Nov)
Changing Parent Behavior in Youth Anxiety Disorder: Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Response.

Dr. Sean Ryder, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (2013-Mar)
Regulation of a Stem-cell RNA Binding Protein by an Intermediary Metabolite

Dr. Kimberly Fisher, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care (2013-Mar)
Medical Errors in Critically Ill Patients: The Perspectives of Surrogate Decision Makers and Attending Critical Care Physicians

Dr. Yael Dvir, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry (2012-Jul)
Amygdala Response ot Threat Related Facial Expression in Youth with Trauma, Bipolar Disorder and Affective Dysregulation: A Functional and Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Dr. Rashelle Hayes, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Preventive & Behavioral Medicine (2012-Jul)
Identifying Profiles of Non-daily Smokers to Develop Targeted Intervention Materials for Smoking Cessation

Dr. Linda Long-Bellil, Assistant Professor, Cntr for Health Policy and Research (2012-Jul)
The Impact of Family Structure and Process on the Relationship between Youth with History of supplemental Security Income Receipt and Employment

Dr. Seema Adhami, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (2012-Jan)
Efficacy and Tolerability of High-Dose Oral Steroids as First-Line Treatment for Infantile Spasms

Dr. Merav Socolovsky, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (2012-Jan)
Mechanism and Function of Genome-Wide DNA Demethylation in Erythropoiesis

Dr. Kristina Deligiannidis, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn (2011-Jul)
Translational research projects in Neuroendocrine and Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Perinatal Depression

Dr. Tiffany Moore Simas, Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn (2011-Jul)
Pregnancy and Postpartum Observational Dietary Study

Dr. Nancy Byatt, Associate Professor, Psychiatry (2011-Jan)
Perinatal Mental Illness: How Can Barriers to Treatment Be Overcome?

Dr. Susanne Muehlschlegel, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neurocritical Care (2011-Jan)
Intravenous Dantrolene for the Treatment and Prevention of Cerebral Vasospasm after subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Phasse II Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Dr. Jill Zitzewitz, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (2011-Jan)
The Role of Folding and Aggregation of Fragments of TDP-43 in ALS