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. Submitted 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. Submitted IDWeek 2021




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.