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Harlem Hospital Holds Its Annual Resident Research Fair

On March 10, the NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Residents’ Research Fair Committee, chaired by Dr. Bredy Pierre-Louis, Associate Director of Internal Medicine, hosted its annual Resident Research Fair.

The Residents Research Committee is a sub-committee of the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), chaired by Dr. Albert Adu, Residency Program Director in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Albert Adu, Residency Program Director, Surgery Department NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

At the fair, 35 PAGNY faculty physicians served as judges and gave out nine awards that recognized the residents’ commitment and dedication to conducting meaningful clinical research and scholarly activities. The awards were made after the judges reviewed 78 research posters, which were graded on content and presentation. This included aesthetics, formatting, subject understanding, originality and significance. The winners were announced on March 13, at a recognition ceremony at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem.

The following awards were presented:

Tiana Hakimi, DDS
Pediatric dentist compliance to the AAPD guideline on the prevention of sport–related orofacial injuries.

Nkeiruka Orajiaka, MD
Bilateral abducens nerve palsy in closed head trauma: A case of petrous apex syndrome.

David Ruiz, MD
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: Dandy Walker Malformation, A mother & son case report.

Godwin Ofikwu, MD
Necrotizing fasciitis: As seen in a community hospital center.

Muhammad Rizvi, MD
Interventions to improve the baseline and regular monitoring of patients receiving antipsychotic medications in the Outpatient Psychiatry Unit: A quality improvement project.

Neelambika Revadigar,
MD The therapeutic benefits of using marijuana: A review of the current and past scientific literature.

Internal Medicine
Tauseef Sarguroh, MD
Scleroderma with ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis: also a renal crisis.

Kay Win, MD
Aggressive screening is necessary for early identification of conversion from non-diabetes to pre-diabetes in medical clinic of predominantly minority patient population.

Khushbir Bath, MD
Coagulopathy as indicator of mortality in isolated blunt TBI: Meta-analysis and literature review.