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Participants in Clinical Scientist Training Program

2017 Entering Class

Benjamin Hayes

E-mail:bjh89@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Nadine Melhem, PhD

Project Title:The Effects of Pubertal Development and Sex on HPA-Axis Dysregulation and Depression following Chronic Stress





Erica Johnson

E-mail:edj7@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Juan Puyana, MD

Project Title:Evaluation of the Use of ABA Referral Criteria to Guide Transfers for Burn Patients: A Cross-Sectional Analysis





Jose Miguel Juarez

E-mail:joj32@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:James Menegazzi, PhD

Project Title:CPR Quality Metrics and non-Shockable ECG Rhythms During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest





Gillian Kruszka

E-mail:gik@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Meryl Butters, PhD

Project Title:The Search for Neuroendophenotypes in Late-Life Depression





Stanley Liu

E-mail:shl115@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Nitin Sharma, PhD

Project Title:Control of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and Electric Motor Drive for a Hybrid Gait Neuroprosthesis





Darve Robinson

E-mail:dar99@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Efthimios Avgerinos, MD

Project Title:Remote Ischemic Preconditioning for Carotid EndArterectomy (RIP-CEA)





Priya Roy

E-mail:ppr4@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Parthasarathy Thirumala, MD

Project Title:Cognitive Impairment & Silent Brain Infarcts After Aortic Valve Implantation





Jay Wang

E-mail:jiw106@pitt.edu

Program Mentor:Mark Richardson, MD, PhD

Project Title:Characterization of Interneuron Subtype Alterations in Human Temporal Lobe Epilepsy






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