2009 OSLER TL1 Trainees

2009 OSLER TL1 Year-Long Trainees

Rebecca Allen, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentor: Dennis Bourdette, MD, Chair and Roy and Eulalia Swank Family Research Professor, Neurology


Research Project: The Effect of cognitive performance on quality of life and depression in multiple sclerosis

Gregory Hamilton, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Martin Schreiber, MD, Professor and Chief, Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care


Research Project: The Effect of Vitamin C in Reconstituted Lyophilized Plasma on Post-Traumatic Dysfunctional Inflammation

Matthew Iles-Shih, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentors: Deborah Lewinsohn, MD, Associate Professor and Head, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease and David Lewinsohn, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care


Research Project: Analysis of non-response to CD8+ T cell-based ELISPOT immunoassay among individuals with active and latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Kampala, Uganda

Marisol Toliver-Sokol, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Tonya Palermo, PhD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Peri-Operative Medicine Clinical Research in Pain and Regional Anesthesia


Research Project: Daily mood as a predictor of sleep quality in adolescents with chronic pain


2009 OSLER TL1 Short-Term (12 weeks) Trainees

Anna Cedar, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentors: Kent Thornburg, PhD, Professor and Associate Chief for Research,  Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Heart Research Center and Perrie O'Tierney, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Heart Research Center


Research Project: Low Muscle Mass and Low BMI in Oregon Women Are Associated With Oxidative Stress in the Term Placenta

Steve George, School of Dentistry, DMD program

Mentor: John Mitchell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomaterials and Biomechanics   


Research Project: Orthodontic Mini-Implant Stress Distribution and An Implant "Collar"

John Heineman, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program

Mentors: John Saultz, MD, Professor and Chair, Family Medicine and Jennifer DeVoe, MD, DPhil, Assistant Professor,  Family Medicine


Research Project: Access Assured: An Exploratory Analysis of Patient Satisfaction and Care Utilization

Micah Naimark, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Dennis Crawford, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


Research Project: Knee function testing as a clinical measure of cartilage injury and treatment

Alex Vo, School of Dentistry, DMD program

Mentor: Curt Machida, PhD, Professor, Integrative Biosciences


Research Project: Potential Selection of Fluoride-Resistant Mutans Streptococci: Phenotypic
Characterization of Cariogenicity Markers of Acid Tolerance and Generation of Biofilms

Lei Wu, School of Medicine, MD program

Mentor: Kirk Lalwani, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics

Research Project: Complications Associated with IM Ketamine Premedication for Measurement of Intraocular Pressure in Children: A Case-Control Study