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Medical Student Program

2010 URI Program Updates

2010 URI Cohort

2010 URI Cohort with Mentors Group Photo.

Research Symposium

The 2010 URI interns were mentored in three areas: Medicine, ObGyn and Pediatrics. Here is the list of topics as they were presented at the Internship Symposium in July 2010.

  • Vanita Mistry | Determining Limited English Proficiency in Health Care (Alicia Fernandez, MD).
  • Melissa Myo | The Retained Organic Solutes and Clinical Outcomes in Hemodialyis (ROSCO) Study (Laura Plantinga, ScM).
  • Elina Serrano | Colorectal Cancer Screening Discussions with Latino Patients (Anna Napoles, PhD, MPH).
  • Leah Timbang | Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Surveillance (Laura Plantinga, ScM).
  • Tiffany Chambers | Improving Contraceptive Continuation: Depo-Provera Use Among High-risk Adolescents (Tina Raine, MD, MPH).
  • Melanie Consolacion | The effects of nonoxynol-9 on endometrial epithelial cells:potential relevance to HIV transmission (Linda Giudice, MD, PhD, MSc).
  • Abby Cortez | The Role of Allopregnanolone, a Neurosteroid, on Neuroinflammation (Sindy Mellon, PhD).
  • Jacquelyn Hoffman | Examining the Impact of a Three Month Lifestyle and Exercise Intervention for Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on Body Image, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and Self-Reported Modified Ferriman-Gallway Scores (MFG) (Drs. Heather Huddleston and Victor Fujimoto).
  • Jennifer Pinal and Jaspreet Singh | EPIC Summer: Contributing to the Expanded Prenatal Testing Options and Informed Choice Study (Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH).
  • Kao Thao | Growth Factor Receptor Function in Oocyte Maturation (Marco Conti, MD)
  • Amy Yu | Characterization of Meiotic Progression in Zip3 Knock Out Mutant of S. cerevisiae (Jennifer Fung, PhD).
  • Anjelica Mendoza | Comparing the perinatal outcomes between IVF-conceived and spontaneously-conceived of infants born at 35 weeks gestation (Valerie Flaherman, MD, MPH).
  • Jade Sanders and Paula Yoffe | Beverage Consumption Patterns in Children Ages 2-5 (Anisha Patel, MD, MSPH).