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2014 Medical Student Forum

Date: September 4, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

The Medical Student Forum will feature presentations from a number of this year’s awardees for the Glorney-Raisbeck Student Grant in Cardiovascular Disease Research, Ferdinand C. Valentine Student Research Grant in Urology, and the David E. Rogers Medical and Dental Student Research Grant.

The 2014 student grant recipients will present their research findings to an audience of NYAM Fellows, faculty mentors, research colleagues and fellow student grant awardees.

About the Speaker(s)


Alice Zhang
University of Maryland Medical School of Research
“Disadvantage, Trauma, and Emotional Regulation in Children: the Role of Families in Moderating Physiological Stress Responses”

Anna Chang
The City College of the City University of New York, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Information.
“Assessment of Access to Resources for Healthy Diet and Physical Activity in an Urban Community Health Center Population”

Elizabeth Ackley and Amulya Iyer
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
“Sexual, Reproductive and Preventive Needs of Young Men in La Romana”

Nicholas Hutchings
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
“Identifying Risk Factors for Fragility Fractures among Elderly Armenians: Initiating Treatment and Prevention Strategies”


Christopher Ryan
Weill Cornell Medical College
“Retrospective Evaluation of Role of Hormonal Manipulation on Bone Age in Children and Adolescents with Klinefelter Syndrome”

Michael Goltzman
New York Medical College
“TERT Promoter Mutations as Putative Biomarkers of Urothelial Carcinoma”

Sarah Abramson
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Facilitators and Barriers to Treating Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer - Frontline Urologists’ Views”


Kevin B. Schesing
Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
"The Effect of Sirt1 on Cardiac Phenotype in High Fat Diet Treated Mice"

Li-Wei Chang
Columbia University
“Developing an Algorithm for Classifying Tissue Types in Myocardial Images Obtained by Optical Coherence Tomography”


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