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Research Academy 2013 Cohort

Kristen Beavers, PhD

Title: Instructor
Department: Internal Medicine - Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research: Effect of Exercise Modality during Weight Loss on Bone Health in Older Adults
E-Mail: kbeavers@wakehealth.edu



Christina Bellinger, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Pulmonary/Critical Care
Research: Bronchoscopy - Advanced Diagnostic Techniques and Diagnostic Yield
E-Mail: cbelling@wakehealth.edu



Jaime Bohl, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: General Surgery
Research: Fecal Incontinence Diagnosis and Treatment
E-Mail: jbohl@wakehealth.edu



Matthew Corriere, MD, MS

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Research: Incorporating Patient Preference Assessment into Clinical Treatment Decision-making
E-Mail: macorrie@wakehealth.edu



Amy Guzik, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Neurology
Research: Mobile Health Technologies in the Pre-hospital Care of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients
E-Mail: aguzik@wakehealth.edu



Elizabeth Halvorson, MD

Title: Instructor
Department: Pediatrics
Research: Unrecognized Complications of Pediatric Obesity in the Acute Care Setting
E-Mail: ehalvors@wakehealth.edu



Michael Kelly, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research: Macrophages in the Pathogenesis of Endometrial Cancer
E-Mail: mgkelly@wakehealth.edu



Zach McIver, DO

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Internal Medicine - Hematology and Oncology
Research: Prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
E-Mail: zmciver@wakehealth.edu



Snezana Petrovic, MD, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Physiology and Pharmacology
Research: Improved Assessment of Kidney Function in the Elderly through the Use of Metabolomics
E-Mail: snpetrov@wakehealth.edu



Katherine Schafer, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases
Research: Role of Psychosocial Stress in the Development of Early-onset Aging and Age-related Illness in Persons Living with HIV
E-Mail: kschafer@wakehealth.edu


Lane Smith, MD, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Emergency Medicine
Research: Influence of Chronic Disease States on Oxygen Delivery During Shock
E-Mail: lansmith@wakehealth.edu



Sujethra Vasu, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Research: Myocardial Fibrosis as a Marker for Earlier Detection of Diastolic Dysfunction
E-Mail: svasu@wakehealth.edu



Liliya Yamaleyeva, MD, MS

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Research: Angiotensin II and Apelin Interactions in Preeclampsia
E-Mail: lyamaley@wakehealth.edu



Xuewei Zhu, PhD

Title: Instructor
Department: Pathology / Lipid Sciences
Research: The Impact of Lipids on Macrophage Inflammation and Inflammation-related Diseases
E-Mail: xwzhu@wakehealth.edu