Current Resident Research
Nkiruka Arinze, MD, R2
Primary Investigator: Vipul Chitalia/Jeffrey Siracuse
Lab Site: BUSM
Area of Research: Determining the role of newly defined mediators of uremic toxicity in patients with chronic kidney disease and peripheral artery disease. And understanding vascular surgery outcomes using institutional and national databases.
Alaina Geary, MD, R2
Tufts University School of Medicine
Research Mentor: Luise Pernar, MD
Area of Research: Building a resident as teacher program specific to general surgery residents that is suitable for publication and national dissemination. (Site: Boston University School of Medicine).
Scott Levin, MD , R1
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Research Mentors: Alik Farber, MD and Jeffrey Siracuse, MD
Area of Research: Study of institutional, provider, and patient-related factors associated with disparities in critical limb ischemia presentation, treatment, and outcome among a diverse, low-income, multi-lingual population at a single academic, urban safety net hospital. (Site: Boston University School of Medicine).
Jacob Nudel, MD, R1
Harvard Medical School
Research Mentor: Donald Hess, MD; Amy Rosen, PhD and Chin Hur, MD.
Area of Research: A Fellowship in Computational Approaches to Surgical Decision-Making
(Site: Boston University School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment).
Na Eun Kim, MD , R1
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Research Mentor: Sabrina Sanchez, MD and Andrew Leather, MD
Area of Research: Factors for Delayed Emergency Surgical Care in Puebla, Mexico (Sites: Boston University School of Medicine, Kings College London and Centro de Salud, Puebla Mexico).
Miriam Neufeld, MD , R1
Indiana University School of Medicine
Research Mentors: Chaitan Narsule, MD and Michael Siegel, MD
Area of Research: : Examining firearm-related injury among children and the presence, implementation or relaxation of relevant gun legislation. (Site: Boston University School of Medicine).