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Awards & Achievements

2018

2018 Drexel Dean's Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching -- Sharon L. Scott, MD

2018 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- R. Cameron Brammer, MD

2018 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern(s) of the Year -- Robert Davis, MD and Sheri Kochendoerfer, MD

2018 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Hakim Uqdah, DO

2018 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Nurse of the Year -- Lindsey Van Daalen, RN

2017

2017 Drexel Golden Apple Teaching Award Nominees -- Nancy Chasko, MD; Mark McKeague, MD; Andrew Amparo, MD

2017 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident(s) of the Year -- David Carlton, MD & Kyle Long, MD

2017 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern of the Year -- Erin Kelly, MD

2017 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Shubhra Ray, MD

2017 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Nurse of the Year -- Jessica Graves, RN

2016

2016 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- Jeet Lund, DO

2016 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern of the Year -- Abdul-Razaq Adeniyi, MD

2016 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Vijay Dontu, MD

2016 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Nurse of the Year -- Jeanette Stambaugh, RN

2015

2015 Drexel Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award -- Nancy Chasko, MD

2015 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- Doreen Ventura, MD

2015 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern of the Year -- Julia Arpino, MD

2015 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Jay Thimmapuram, MD

2015 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Nurse of the Year -- Jason Stover, RN

2014

2014-2015  Drexel Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching -- Sally Suliman, MD

2014 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- Sunny Lee, DO

2014 WellSpan York Hospital Inernal Medciine Intern of the Year -- Jeet Lund, DO

2014 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Shubhra Ray, MD

2014 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Nurses of the Year -- Cristina Hansen, RN and Misty L. Ostasewski, RN

2013

2013 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- Michael Pearson, MD

2013 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern of the Year -- Jaymin Patel, MD

2013 York Hospital Internal Medicine Teachers of the Year -- Department of Infectious Disease
Dr. Seth Quartey
Dr. Punitha Arunkumar
Dr. Sandra Fortna
Dr. Eugene Curley

2012

2012 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Resident of the Year -- Jayaram Thimmapuram, MD

2012 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Intern of the Year -- Yiyi Yan, MD

2012 WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year -- Vijaya Dontu, MD

2012 Drexel Excellence in Clinic Teaching Award -- Robert Pargament, MD

Research & Scholarly Activity

 York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2017; York, PA

Cheema, Hassan; Brammer, Robert

Dressler Syndrome: “I Refuse to be Forgotten”

Uwadia, Ese

Extra Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Abdelkader, Mariam; Cheema, Hassan

Don't Wait- Starting Steroids in Patients with Cocaine Abuse Presenting with Respiratory Insufficiency

Abdelkader, Mariam

Successful Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in HIV-Positive Patient

Abdelkader, Mariam; Jamal, Muhammad

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: A Rare Disease Causing a Common Symptom

Abdelkader, Mariam; Cheema, Hassan

Primary Pulmonary Lymphoma Pretending to be Pneumonia

Yazdani, Shekoufeh; de Souza, Nastassia

SupPRESsed Immunity, SupPRESsed Mind

de Souza, Nastassia; Rabiei, Elham; Tripathi, Pramod

It’s Sometimes in your Head – TSH-secreting Pituitary Macroadenoma

de Souza, Nastassia

Eyes are the Windows to our Soul

Ramanathan, Maya

No Nephrotic Syndrome, No FSGS? Tissue Remains the Issue

Jamal, Muhammad; Carlton, David; Abdelkader, Mariam

When Stomach Meets the Lungs; A Case of Hiatal Hernia Mimicking COPD Exacerbation

Tripathi, Pramod; de Souza, Nastassia; Rabiei, Elham

Mind Blown – Hypopituitarism after Traumatic Brain Injury

Yazdani, Shekoufeh; Yoo, Janet

Statin Myopathy Secondary to Severe Vitamin D Deficiency


 York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2016; York, PA

Katepalli, Sundeep; Arpino, Julia

A Case Report of Beta Group A Streptococcus Pharyngitis Causing Bacteremia

Arpino, Julia; Katepalli, Sundeep

A Case Report of Corynebacterium Species Nosocomial Pneumonia with Aspiration of Foreign Body

Brammer, Cameron; Almsallam, Asad

Acute Chest Pain, Another Great Imitator: Myopericarditis due to Coxsackie B Virus and Hepatitis C

Rothenberg, Pamela

An Interesting Case of parathyroid Carcinoma

Hanna, Michael

Copper Deficiency Presenting as Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Yoo, Janet

IgG4-Related Pulmonary Disease

Naygauzen, Allen

Pickle Cravings and Tanning: Summer at the Jersey Shore or Primary Adrenal Insufficiency?

Naygauzen, Allen

Acute Pulmonary Edema Induced by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Naygauzen, Allen

A Unique Case Report of Pure Red Cell Aplasia Associated with Parvovirus B19 and Celiac Disease


 WellSpan York Hospital Resident Research Day -- May 2015; York, PA

Beaudoin, Brian; Arpino, Julia Right Atrial Myxoma Mimicking Pulmonary Embolism as a Rate Cause of Syncope  
Yoo, Janet; Beaudoin, Brian Parvovirus B19 Reinfection in a Patient Status Post Heart Transplant
Tariq, Umair Metastatic Hidraadenocarcinoma in an Elderly Gentleman
Tariq, Umair Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma Presenting as a Massive Pulmonary Embolism
Nguyen, TranTran A Case Report of Copper Deficiency in a patient with Gastric Bypass Surgery
Holdsworth, Leigh A Case report of Crabbing Associated Mycobacterium Marinum
Suliman, Sally Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in the Setting of New Anti-Coagulant Use and Positive Autoimmune Screen- New Presentation or Just a Coincidence?
Lund, Jeet; Long, Kyle; Lau; Jorge Ibrutinib: A Landmark Therapy for Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Klebe, Samantha Native Valve Infective Endocarditis with Citrobacter Koseri in an Immunocompetent Adult
Klebe, Samantha Pulmonary Plasma Cell Granuloma; Histopathology is the Key
McWhinney, Ludine; Vilensky, Vyacheslav; Klebe, Samantha Spontaneous Intercostal Lung Herniation due to Vigorous Coughing
Carlton, David; Vilensky, Vyacheslav An Uncommun Case of H. Parainfluenzae-Associated Purulent Pericarditis
Vilensky, Vyacheslav Beer Potomania

 WellSpan York Hospital Resident Research Day -- May 2014; York, PA

Arthmann, Gregory RA Case Report of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) with a Review of the Literature  
Klebe, Samantha Acute Blindness in a 37-Year-Old Woman: Bupropion-Induced Antiphospholipid Syndrome Presenting with Bilateral Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion
Klebe, Samantha An Uncommon Cause of Acute Post-Operative Hypoxia: Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema
Lund, Jeet Cat Scratch Peritonitis
Nguyen, TranTran; Kiok, Richard; Sibliss, Kedesha; Vilensky, V. A Case Report of a Rare Case of Orbital Pseudotumor
Nguyen, TranTran A Case Report of a Rare Cause of Nephropathy and Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Lupus
Roth, Brenna A Case of Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI) in a Patient with End Stage Liver Disease
Sheri, Paramvir; Amadi-Obi, Kechi A Case Report of Ipilimumab-Induced Panhypopituitarism
Tariq, Umair A Rare Case of Pulmonary Amyloidosis as an Initial Presentation in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma
Tariq, Umair Uncommon Cause of Myocardial Infarction
Ventura, Doreen An Unusual Presentation of Acute Tubular Necrosis
Yan, Yiyi Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by Campylobacter After Cholecystitis
Yan, Yiyi Emergence of STAT3 Mutated NK Clone in LGL Leukemia

WellSpan York Hospital Resident Research Day -- May 2013; York, PA

Heidelberger, Douglas A Rare Case of Cerebral Salt Wasting in the Setting of West Nile Encephalitis: A Case Report  
Yan, Yiyi Bilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage: An Unusual Complication of Rivaroxaban for Dvt Prophylaxis After Knee Arthroplasty
Roth, Brenna; Fleuren, Andrea A Case Report of Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in the Setting of Actinamyces Meyeri and Syphilis
Fleuren, Andrea A Case Report of Antiphospholipid Syndrome Presenting as Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage
Shah, Priyanki; Kiok, Richard Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Lyme Neuroborreliosis
Haq, Haroon; Goyal, Parveen; Kannarkatt, Joseph; Kogut, Julie; Suliman, Sally Medication Errors in CPOE for Internal Medicine Resident Service
Kannarkatt, Joseph Testicular Presentation of Precursor B Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Rajapakse, Ridhmi; Kiok, Richard Too Much “I”: A Case of More Than Just Being “Shellfish”
Zhang, Hongjie; Chaudhary, Vishy A Case Report of Amiodarone Induces Hypothyroidism (Aih)
Klebe, Samantha Acute Blindness in a 27 year old Woman: Antiphospholipid Syndrome Presenting with Bilateral Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion
Tariq, Umair An Uncommon Cause of Acute Coronary Syndrome
Haq, Haroon Delayed Hemothorax After Therapeutic Thoracentisis
Lee, Sunny Hypothyroid Induces Rhabdomyolysis and Myopathy
Manukonda, Rekha; Nugyen, TranTran Sweet’s Syndrome Secondary to Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Klebe, Samantha Watermelon Stomach: A Rare Cause of GI Bleeding

WellSpan York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2012; York, PA

Yan, Yiyi Unusual Response of Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma to Splenic Irradiation
Kandoth Karerat, Prajeesh; Amparo, Andrew A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve the Quality of Pain Management Based on Patient Satisfaction
Kandoth Karerat, Prajeesh An unusual Suspect for Headache

WellSpan York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2011; York, PA

Abdul Hameed,
Fouzi; Bhatia, Vipul
Splenectomy and dog bites: Think twice
Lapsia, Munish Strongyloides stercoralis: A case report
Khan, Nadia Acquired Factor VIII Inhibitor Associated with Interferon-alpha Therapy Presenting as Renal Hemorrhage
Bhatia, Vipul; Abdul Hameed,
Fouzi; Stojan, George
Infective Endocarditis Complicated by an Aortic Root Abscess with a Fistula into the Right Heart: A Case Report
Rajapakse, Ridhmi; Yap, Kelly Clostridium Perfringens Postoperative Wound Infection
Ang, Mercedes; Margetas, Patricia;
Rajapakse, Ridhmi; Kaur, Rajwinder
Improve Compliance on Congestive Heart Failure Core Measures Among MEDRES Inpatients Through Educational Interventions
Rajapakse, Ridhmi An Observational Study of Hand Hygiene Practice
Yap, Kelly Obesity is Not Associated with Increased Recurrence Risk in Estrogen Receptor (ER)-positive Breast Cancer
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Use of i-scan in the Optical Diagnosis of Small Colonic Polyps

American College of Physicians – April 2011; San Diego, CA

Syed Ahmed, Maaz What impact does medical exclusion have on quality measure medication use?
Bhatia, Vipul Pollak, Brian Following Guidelines And Improving Patient Care: A Systematic Approach
Bhatia, Vipul Abdul Hameed, Fouzi Stojan, George Bhatia, Priyanka Infective Endocarditis Complicated by an Aortic Root Abscess with a Fistula into the Right Heart: A Case Report

American College of Physicians Eastern Regional – November 2010; Allentown, PA

Syed Ahmed, Maaz What impact does medical exclusion have on quality measure medication use?
Bhatia, Priyanka
Bhatia, Vipul
A dangerous skin reaction after initiation of lamotrigine and sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim: a case report.
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Post Cardiac Ablation Gastroparesis: a Case Report

Pennsylvania Medical Society – October 2010; Hershey, PA

Thimmapuram, Jay Acute Peritonitis in a Previously Healthy Young Male Patient

American College of Gastroenterology – October 2010; San Antonio, TX

Thimmapuram, Jayaram Hepatic Portal, Mesenteric And Gastric Venous Gas in a Patient with Gastric Dilatation Secondary to Gastroparesis and Gastric Bezoar
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Colonoscopy and Biopsy Associated Bilateral Pneumothoraces, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumoperitoneum, Pneumoretroperitoneum and Subcutaneous Emphysema
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Celiac Disease Diagnosed in a Nonagenarian: A Case Report
Shah, Mobin
Stojan, George
Clostridium Difficile Infection: Comparison of Available Laboratory Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Correlations
 

Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology – September 2010; Philadelphia, PA

Thimmapuram, Jayaram Use of I-Scan in the Optical Diagnosis of Small Colonic Polyps: An Initial Study

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2010; York, PA

Abdul Hameed,
Fouzi Kumar, Rahul
A Case of Differentiation (retinoic acid) Syndrome
Abubacker, Feroz Pasteurella Multocida Peritonitis in a Patient Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis
Woodard, Jameson Rothia Dentocariosa Endocarditis with Intracranial Septic Emboli: A Case Study
Bhatia, Vipul
Thimmapuram, Jayaram
Bhatia, Priyanka
Accidental Intravenous Insulin Overdose: A Case Report
Bhatia, Vipul Following Guidelines and Improving Patient Care: A Systematic Approach
Koyya, Venkata An Unusual Gram Negative Blood Culture Isolate in an Injection Drug User
Kumar, Ashish Cerebral Venous Sinul Thrombosis as a Complication of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case Report
Kumar, Rahul R.
Sharma, Vivek
Lateral Medullary Syndrome (Wallenberg Syndrome) Presented in Late Pregnancy: A Case Report
Lugo, Yannira Pulmonary Mycobacterium Chelonae Pulmonary Infection in an Immunocompetent Female Successfully Treated with Clarithromycin

Society for General Internal Medicine – May 2010; Minneapolis, MN

Thimmapuram, Jayaram Diplopia Post Cardiac Catheterization: Another Complication Of Cholesterol Embolization
Thimmapuram, Jayaram A Rare Case of Isolated Partial Third Nerve Palsy Post Cardiac Catheterization.

American College of Physicians – April 2010; Toronto, Canada

Thimmapuram, Jayaram Cystic Pneumatosis of Pancreas in a Patient With Pneumatosis Intestinalis
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Proton Pump Inhibitors And The Risk of Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease: A UK Hospital Based Study

 

Resident Oral Presentations

 

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2015; York, PA

Lund, Jeet; Patel, Dipen; Veluvarti Venkata, Sreedevi; Arpino, Julia The 4 Main Initiative: Improving Glycemic Control on a Resident Run Floor
Heidelberger, Douglas; Beaudoin, Brian; Stein, Katherine; Williamson, Brent; Patel, Hardik Early Palliative Care and Heart Failure Readmissions: A New Outlook on Heart Failure Treatment
Yoo, Janet Correlation between Obesity and Breast Cancer with High Ki-67 Proliferation Rates
Vilensky, Vyacheslav; Klebe, Samantha, McWhinney, Ludine A Resurgence of the “Forgotten Disease”
Veluvarti Venkata, Sreedevi; Patel, Dipen; Pinto, Jonathan Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Presenting as Hoffman’s Syndrome and Rhabdomyolysis
Nguyen, TranTran; Yoo, Janet Is Reticulocyte Hemoglobin as Good as or Better Than Transferrin Saturation in Identification of Iron Deficiency?
Klebe, Samantha; Cruff, Jason Identification of Individuals with Apha-1-antitrypsin Deficiency by a Standardized Screening Program in a Community Hospital

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2014; York, PA

Nguyen, TranTran; Klebe, Samantha A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Patient Satisfaction: SIBR Pilot Project
Tariq, Umair Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension in a Young Female
Heidelberger, Douglas; Klebe, Samantha; Shah, Priyanki; Beaudoin, Brian; Arthmann, Gregory; Stein, Katherine CHF Core Measures; ACEI/ARB Compliance and Readmission Rates
Nguyen, TranTran; Hollick, Kevin Quality Improvement: Standardizing a Workflow to Improve Patient Compliance with Diabetic Eye Exams
Kiok, Richard; Hollick, Kevin Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR): Evaluation of a Newly Implemented Process

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2013; York, PA

Yap, Kelly; Yan, Yiyi Barriers to Insulin Initiation in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – A Single Institution Study Among the Physicians
Amparo, Andrew; Goyal, Parveen; Pearson, Michael Fred: Shamelessly Stealing Best Practices for Blood Pressure Control for Patients with Diabetes
Kannarkatt, Joseph; Haq, Haroon; Lee, Sunny; Klebe, Samantha; Patel, Jaymin Improving Ace Inhibitor/Arb Use in Systolic Heart Failure
Heidelberger, Douglas; Klebe, Samantha; Shah, Priyanki Compliance to CHF Core Measures Remains Strong Compared to the Pre-Depart Era at York Hospital

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2011; York, PA

Yap, Kelly Is Modified Bloom Richardson Grade a Reliable Predictor of Breast Cancer Recurrance?
Lapsia, Munish Guideline-based Use of Cardiac Telementry: A Quality Improvement Project
Thimmapuram, Jayaram Use of Glucagon in Relieving Esophageal Food Bolus Impaction in the Era of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Bhatia, Vipul Is this aPproPrIate? – A Retrospective Chart Review Looking at Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors in Non-Intensive Care Medical Inpatients

York Hospital Resident Research Day 2010

Syed Ahmed, Maaz What Impact Does Medical Exclusion Have on a Quality Measure Medication Use?
Shah, Mobin
Stojan, George
Clostridium Difficile Infection: Comparison of Available Laboratory Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Correlations
Munir, M. Shahzeb Criteria Based Versus Non-Criteria Based Use of Remote Cardiac Telemetry

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2017; York, PA

Cheema, Hassan; Brammer, Robert

Dressler Syndrome: “I Refuse to be Forgotten”

Uwadia, Ese

Extra Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Abdelkader, Mariam; Cheema, Hassan

Don't Wait- Starting Steroids in Patients with Cocaine Abuse Presenting with Respiratory Insufficiency

Abdelkader, Mariam

Successful Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in HIV-Positive Patient

Abdelkader, Mariam; Jamal, Muhammad

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: A Rare Disease Causing a Common Symptom

Abdelkader, Mariam; Cheema, Hassan

Primary Pulmonary Lymphoma Pretending to be Pneumonia

Yazdani, Shekoufeh; de Souza, Nastassia

SupPRESsed Immunity, SupPRESsed Mind

de Souza, Nastassia; Rabiei, Elham; Tripathi, Pramod

It’s Sometimes in your Head – TSH-secreting Pituitary Macroadenoma

de Souza, Nastassia

Eyes are the Windows to our Soul

Ramanathan, Maya

No Nephrotic Syndrome, No FSGS? Tissue Remains the Issue

Jamal, Muhammad; Carlton, David; Abdelkader, Mariam

When Stomach Meets the Lungs; A Case of Hiatal Hernia Mimicking COPD Exacerbation

Tripathi, Pramod; de Souza, Nastassia; Rabiei, Elham

Mind Blown – Hypopituitarism after Traumatic Brain Injury

Yazdani, Shekoufeh; Yoo, Janet

Statin Myopathy Secondary to Severe Vitamin D Deficiency

York Hospital Resident Research Day – May 2016; York, PA

Katepalli, Sundeep; Arpino, Julia

A Case Report of Beta Group A Streptococcus Pharyngitis Causing Bacteremia

Arpino, Julia; Katepalli, Sundeep

A Case Report of Corynebacterium Species Nosocomial Pneumonia with Aspiration of Foreign Body

Brammer, Cameron; Almsallam, Asad

Acute Chest Pain, Another Great Imitator: Myopericarditis due to Coxsackie B Virus and Hepatitis C

Rothenberg, Pamela

An Interesting Case of parathyroid Carcinoma

Hanna, Michael

Copper Deficiency Presenting as Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Yoo, Janet

IgG4-Related Pulmonary Disease

Naygauzen, Allen

Pickle Cravings and Tanning: Summer at the Jersey Shore or Primary Adrenal Insufficiency?

Naygauzen, Allen

Acute Pulmonary Edema Induced by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Naygauzen, Allen

A Unique Case Report of Pure Red Cell Aplasia Associated with Parvovirus B19 and Celiac Disease

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