Research Projects

Class of 2022

Monica Bodd: Characterizing the relationship between battle metaphors and aggressiveness of care at the end of life in patients with advanced cancer. Additionally, alongside this research with Dr. Tom LeBlanc, I’m pursuing a Masters of Theology at Duke Divinity.

Jennifer Chang

Jasmine Chigbu: Analysis of Planning and Preparedness for Equitable Allocation of the COVID-19 Vaccine in India

Shannon Coats: Moderators of the Association Between Elderly Care Recipient Health and Caregiver Burden/Quality of Life in the Philippines    

Megha Gupta: Characterizing patients who respond to immunotherapy for treatment of Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

Chaos Narrative of COVID-19

Frederick Heller: Microbiome Impact on Development of Long-Term Protective Immunity Following Oral Cholera Vaccination

Elana Horwitz: Characterization of Flaviviruses as Causes of Acute Febrile Illness in Western Nicaragua.

Nicholas Johnson: The Duke Baerveldt vs. Ahmed ClearPath Study (DBACS): A Comparative Study of Glaucoma Drainage Devices

Carmen Kloer: Sexual Health After Vaginoplasty

Bryanna Stukes: Effects of obesity on adipose stromal cell biology: Contributions to breast cancer risk

Camilo Toro

Chanel Zhan

Class of 2021

LaMani Adkins: Expedited Partner Therapy in School Based Clinics

Gabriel Carrillo:  (On leave for Juris Doctorate Degree)

Drew Colman: Patient experience of transgender individuals considering hysterectomy

Nali Gillespie: Historical perspectives on the ethics of resuscitation in neonates born at borderline viability

Christine Ha: Evaluating physical resilience after elective surgery in the elderly population

Linda Phung: Barriers to advance care planning among diverse English and Spanish-Speaking older adults

Jennifer Tu: Asian American theology and mental health: evolution of stigma in faith communities and opportunities for intervention

Janice Wong: Exploring the Association between Nuclear Localization of β-Catenin and Squamous Morules in Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Class of 2020

Andrew Barbour: Waived from Third Year due to PhD

Jonathan Bell: Response of esophageal adeNocarciNoma based on its molecular and immuNohistochemical pheNotype

Colin Marts: Exploring Racial Disparities in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis

Ravyn Njagu: Health Disparities in Rheumatologic Pregnancy Outcomes

Sarah (Shirar) Nullmeyer: Targeted Therapy for Glioblastoma Multiforme

Qiqi Yu: Calibration-Free Continuous Glucose Monitoring with Ambulatory Glucose Profile System in Pregnancy