Fellow Publications, Abstracts and Presentations

Fellowship Publications, Abstracts, and Presentations



Devina Bhamray-Sanchez MD, Lisa L. Dever MD, Debra Chew MD MPH, Ocular MPox: A Report of Two Cases, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Arman Sawhney, Nishan Rajaratnam MD, Diana Finkel DO, Progression of Chronic Rhinosinusitis to Invasive Cerebro-Orbital Aspergillosis Following Steroid Treatment: A Case of Induced Immunosuppression, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Sahiba Khurana MD, Steven Keller PhD, Diana Finkel DO, Are We Following Best Evidence-Based Guidelines For Osteoporosis Screening In Persons Living With HIV?, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Kristin Riddle MD, Catherine Ye MD, Brian Schott MD, Hernando Salazar MD, Diana Finkel DO, A Review of Gram Negative Endogenous Endophthalmitis at University Hospital in Newark, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Zachary Lodato DO, Radhika Malhotra MD, Patrick Brunk MD, Anjella Manoharan MD, Kaveh Hajifathalian MD, Smita Mahendrakar MD, Case of Cryptococcoma in an Immunocompetent Man with Polysubstance Use, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Jorge Alonso Caceda BA, Afshan Iqbal MD, Eli Goshorn MD, Babesiosis In City-Dwellers, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Nicole Reynoso-Vasquez MD, Lisa Pinero BS, Pooja Patel DO, Patrick Brunk DO, Jonathan Mamber Czeresnia MD, Occult Haemophilus aprophilus Bacteremia Causing Embolic Strokes, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Michael Bagnell, Catherine Ye, Isaac Daudelin, Neel Gadhoke, Sehrish Shahid, Matthew Fanous, Alfonso Waller, Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement In Setting of Hemodialysis Via Indwelling Catheter, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

Afshan Iqbal MD, Jorge Alonso Caceda BA, Tanzila Salim MD, Case Report of A Brain Abscess Caused by Nocardia farcinica/kropenstedtii, NJMS Department of Medicine Research Day 2023

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.