Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

2011 SGIM Meeting

General Internal Medicine Faculty Active at 2011 SGIM Meeting

Division of General Internal Medicine faculty members delivered approximately thirty presentations at the 2011 annual Society of General Internal Medicine meeting, held May 6-7 in Phoenix, AZ.

Areas of research focus presented were community health, diabetes care, global health, health disparities, hospital medicine, medical education, obesity-related disease, pain management, quality improvement, and substance abuse treatment.

GIM faculty presenters, and their presentation topics, were as follows:

  • Gil R, Brisbane M, Sohler N, Cunningham C.
    Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Opioid Abuse in an Urban Hospitalized Population: A Pilot Study
  • Kiefer E, Dusingize J, Hoover D, Shi Q, Anastos K.
    Association of Pre-Treatment Nutritional Status with Change in CD4 count after Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy at 6, 12, and 24 months in Rwandan Women
  • Sirotin N, Hoover D, Segal-Isaacson C, Shi Q, Mutimura E, Cohen M, Anastos K.
    Food insecurity, BMI and Dietary Diversity in Rwandan HIV+ women
  • Jackson A, Jeffers A, Sirotin N, Kunins HV, Osinaga A.
    Retention and Screening Rates of Immigrant Patients in the South Bronx
  • Gonzalez CM, Marantz PR.
    Implicit Bias and its Relation to Health Disparities: A Survey of Medical Students
  • Miller SA, Foote B.
    Medical Symptoms in Patients with Dissociative Disorders
  • Sobolev M, Shiloh A.
    Early Stent Thrombosis After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Evans F, Arad D.
    Don't Count on the Amylase
  • Hsieh J, Sadikot C.
    Pancreatitis due to Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Zahiruddin A, Leung S, Lefrancois D.
    A Young Woman Presenting with Acute Fulminant Hepatic Failure and Severe Hemolysis
  • Madahar P, Cleeves M, Gonzalez CM.
    Heartache and bellyache
  • Porrovecchio A.
    FUO: Still's Worth Consideration
  • Salamon J,* Coyle C, Schlair S.
    A Bug's Life
  • Berger A, Korcak J.
    23 Year Old Man with Anaphylaxis and Echinococcal Cysts
  • Tanna M, Leung S, Lefrancois D.
    Etanercept Associated Acute Onset Heart Failure Requiring Biventricular Assist Devices
  • Kotlyar D, Rosenbaum S,* Sharma A, Lefrancois D.
    Neutropenia and Purpuric Rash secondary to Levamisole-Contaminated Cocaine
  • Wee C, Smith A, Kern L, Cunningham C, Clark J, Wenger N.
    Careers in General Medicine Research: How to Get Started and Be Successful


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