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PM&R Annual Resident Research Day April 2019


Guest Speaker

Dr John Chae - Professor and Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Chae serves as Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs for the MetroHealth System and Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Case Western Reserve University. He received his Bachelor of Science and Masters in BME from Duke University and Dartmouth College, respectively. He received his MD and residency training in PM&R from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School.  He completed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. His clinical expertise is in stroke rehabilitation.

Resident Presentations

PGY2/3 Residents

Dan Daneshvar, MD, PhD Examing the Prevalence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Individuals with Hight and Low Exposure to Head Impacts
Christina Giacomazzi, DO Prospective Trial of Intra-Articular Cirvical Facet Joint Corticosteroid Injections in Patients with Increased Peri-Facet Joint MRI STIR signal
Emily Miller, MD Identifying Risk Factors for Female Athlete Triad and a Male Equivalend in Ultamarathon Runners
Manoj Mohan, MD The Rehabiliation Research Experience for Medical Students: A 10 Year Review
Frank Nguyen, DO PM&R Involvement and Postoperative Limb Guard Use Reduces Adverse Events in Amputees: A Retrospectivve Review
Sharlene Su, MD Trends in Physical Activity Research With and Without Accelerometers
Lyndly Tamura, MD Accuracy of Ultrasound Guided Intra-Articular Hip Injections Via a Novel Posterior Approach
Anne Kuwabara, MD The Effect of Dantrolene on Swallowing: A Retrospective Review

PGY 4 Residents

Kevin Barrette, MD Practice Patterns of Medial Branch Blocks and Radiofrequenct Ablations: A Retrospective Review
Tiffany Chang, MD Technique for Ultrasound Guided Ilipsoas Tendon Sheath Injections in Patients After Hip Arthoplasty
Carter Docking, DO Does Program-Specific Technique-Focused Nerve Conduction Study Education Increaser Learner Confidence and Proficiency
Ryan Fraiser, DO Improvements in Pain and Disability with Ganglion Impar Block and Corticosteriod Injection for Coccydnia: A Consecutive Cohort Sudy
Stephanie Jones, DO Weight Management in Spinal Cord Injury - Intervention and Monitoring Via Tele-Nutrition
Yumi Mitsuya, MD Acute Rehabiliation Length of Stay and Functional Improvements in Pediatric Patients with Autoimmune Encephalitis
Shara Yurkiewicz, MD Paradigm Difference in Caring for Pressure Injuries in the SCI and End of Life PopulationsL Can the Two Fields Learn from One Another?