Fellow Publications, Abstracts and Presentations

Fellowship Publications, Abstracts, and Presentations



DeJesus F, Kuper K, Hader A, Sackey J, Finkel D.  The relationship between rifaximin use and the prevalence of Clostridioides difficle and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus in patients with advanced liver disease. IDWeek 2019

Ahmed A, Homsi N, Kapila, R.  Crohn’s Disease or Histoplasmosis? A Case of Severe Disseminated Histoplasmosis Mimicking Crohn’s Disease. ACP 2020

Taha, B, Rybak D, Nunez C, Mattappallil A, Chew D.  Appropriate Fluoroquinolone Use at University Hospital. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2020

Khalid S, Finkel D. Disseminated Cryptococcosis Presenting as a Soft Tissue Infection. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2020

O’Shaughnessy M, Irizarry D, Finkel D. An Unusual Case of Lemierre Syndrome – One Pathogen or Two? NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2021

Irizarry D, Finkel D. Is Biopsy Necessary? An Unusual Case of Toxoplasmosis. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2021

Salazar H, Ye C, Schott B, Riddle K, Finkel D.  A Review of Gram Negative Endogenous Endophthalmitis at University Hospital in Newark. IDWeek 2021

Nunez C, Mattappallil A, McCrink K, Rybak D, Taha B, Chew D.  Impact of Infectious Disease Fellow-Driven Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions on Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Use. IDWeek 2021

Irizarry, D., Dever, L. Fusarium: An Unexpected Pathogen.Hogge, C., Holzman, M., Khurana, S., Finkel, D. Capnocytophaga Infection Causing Purpura Fulminans in an Immunocompetent 50-Year-Old Man with Chronic Opioid Use. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2022.

Ragaratnam, N., Dever, L. Pott’s Puffy Tumor in a 48-Year-Old Man: An Uncommon Presentation. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2022.

Cowan, R. Varadarajan, S., Wei, A., DallaPiazza, M. Microbial Perls of the Jungle: A Case of Leishmanaiasis in an Immigrant from South America. NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2022.



FELLOW Publications

Malik K, Dever L, Kapila R. Bezold’s abscess: A rare complication of suppurative mastoiditis. IDcases 2019, 17:e00538.

Tejura N, Kim E, Dever L, Chew D. Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis masquerading as idiopathic midline granulomatous disease. Am J Tropical Med Hyg 101(5) 2019, 11:07-10.

Ahmed A, Homsi N, Kapila R. Crohn's disease or histoplasmosis? A case of severe disseminated histoplasmosis mimicking Crohn's disease and literature review. Med Mycol Case Rep. 2020 Aug 28;30:8-11.

Homsi N, Kapila R. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans Causing Empyema Necessitans and Pyomyositis in an Immunocompetent Patient. Cureus. 2020 Jul 29;12(7):e9454.

Bhatt P, Shiau S, Brunetti L, Xie Y, Solanki K, Khalid S, Mohayya S, Au K, Pham C, Uprety P, Nahass R, Narayanan N. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients with Severe COVID-19 and Secondary Bloodstream Infections: A Multicenter, Case-Control Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 20;ciaa1748

Song M, Montovano M, Kubiak A, Khalid S, Ellner J. Pott's Puffy Tumor: Intracranial Extension Not Requiring Neurosurgical Intervention. Cureus. 2020 Aug 29;12(8):e10106.

Gubitosa JC, Kakar P, Gerula C, Nossa H, Finkel D, Wong K, Khatri M, Ali H. Marked Sinus Bradycardia Associated With Remdesivir in COVID-19: A Case and Literature Review. JACC Case Rep. 2020 Nov 18;2(14):2260-2264.

Eidensohn Y, Wei A, Sirkin M, Dever L. Brevibacteria tibial osteomyelitis. IDCases. 2021 Jan 12;23:e01046.

Rao SJ, Khurana S, Murthy G, Dawson ET, Jazebi N, Haas CJ. A case of Guillain-Barre syndrome following Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2021 Sep 20;11(5):597-600.

Wei AE, Markert RJ, Connelly C, Polenakovik H. Reduction of central line-associated bloodstream infections in a large acute care hospital in Midwest United States following implementation of a comprehensive central line insertion and maintenance bundle.
J Infect Prev. 2021 Sep;22(5):186-193.

Wei A, Dhaduk N, Taha B. Wrist abscess due to drug-resistant Pasteurella multocida.
IDCases. 2021 Sep 2;26:e01277.

Hogge C, Holzman M, Khurana S, Brankovic M, Chang C, Fernandez G, Finkel D.
Capnocytophaga sepsis causing purpura fulminans in a 50-year-old man with chronic opioid use. IDCases. 2022 May 27;29:e01505.