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A Paradoxical Relationship Between COVID-19 and LDL Cholesterol
Adhya Mehta, MD
Dr. Mehta, an Internal Medicine resident at H+H/Jacobi, and her team noticed a correlation between lower LDL levels and in-hospital death due to COVID-19. For investigating, explaining, and operationalizing the paradox, Dr. Mehta and her research team won first prize at PAGNY's 7th Annual Research Day.
NYC Teen Options to Prevent Pregnancy
Chinyere Anyaogu, MD, MPH, FACOG
Dr. Anyaogu, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of H+H/Jacobi and North Central Bronx, is currently conducting a study about teen pregnancy prevention in New York City. Though results cannot be discussed, Dr. Anyaogu indicated the study will change how care is provided at H+H hospitals.
Understanding Family Dynamics of Obesity
Farbod Raiszadeh, MD, PhD
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Remote Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents
Angelica De La Fuente, PsyD
Dr. De La Fuente of H+H/Lincoln led a study on the impact of telehealth on mental health treatment engagement on young patients in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Department during the COVID-19 pandemic. For her work, she won third prize at PAGNY's 7th Annual Research Day.
Raj Tiwari leads H+H/Metropolitan's research Novel Immunotherapies in Malignant Melanoma. The two-year study is designed as a resident training program.