MedScholars Students

MD Student, expected graduation Winter 2024

Annika Dries

MD Student, expected graduation 20XX


Christopher Magnani

PSA Testing Use and Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Stage After the 2012 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guideline Changes. Magnani CJ, Li K, Seto T, McDonald KM, Blayney DW, Brooks JD, Hernandez-Boussard T.J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Jul 1;17(7):795-803. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7274.

Past MedScholars Students

Nicole Arkin

Association of Nurse-to-Patient Ratio with mortality and preventable complications following aortic valve replacement. Arkin N, Lee PH, McDonald K, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Card Surg. 2014 Mar;29(2):141-8. 

Amee Azad

 Intraocular Pressure Changes after Cataract Surgery in Patients with and without Glaucoma: An Informatics-Based Approach. Wang SY, Azad AD, Lin SC, Hernandez-Boussard T, Pershing S.Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2020 Sep-Oct;3(5):343-349. doi: 10.1016/j.ogla.2020.06.002.

Acute pain after breast surgery and reconstruction: A two-institution study of surgical factors influencing short-term pain outcomes. Azad AD, Bozkurt S, Wheeler AJ, Curtin C, Wagner TH, Hernandez-Boussard T.J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jun 20. doi: 10.1002/jso.26070. 

Carson Burns

Characterization of Young Adult Emergency Department Users: Evidence to Guide Policy. Burns C, Wang NE, Goldstein BA, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Dec;59(6):654-661. 

The Affordable Care Act reduces emergency department use by young adults: evidence from three States. Hernandez-Boussard T, Burns CS, Wang NE, Baker LC, Goldstein BA. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep;33(9):1648-54.

Kuo-Kai Chin

Integrating Adjuvant Analgesics into Perioperative Pain Practice: Results from an Academic Medical Center. Chin KK, Carroll I, Desai K, Asch S, Seto T, McDonald KM, Curtin C, Hernandez-Boussard T. Pain Med. 2019 Apr 1. 

Micaela Finnegan

Emergency Department Visits Following Elective Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery: Identifying Gaps in Continuity of Care. Finnegan MA, Shaffer R, Remington A, Kwong J, Curtin C, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jun 21;99(12):1005-1012. 

Zarah Iqbal

Differences in Health Care Utilization Between Early and Late Adolescents with Chronic Medical Conditions.

Jereen Kwong

Effect of Medicare's Nonpayment Policy on Surgical Site Infections Following Orthopedic Procedures. Kwong JZ, Weng Y, Finnegan M, Schaffer R, Remington A, Curtin C, McDonald KM, Bhattacharya J, Hernandez-Boussard T. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):817-822.

Kevin Li

Clinical Documentation to Predict Factors Associated with Urinary Incontinence Following Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer. Li K, Banerjee I, Magnani CJ, Blayney DW, Brooks JD, Hernandez-Boussard T.Res Rep Urol. 2020 Jan 23;12:7-14. doi: 10.2147/RRU.S234178. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32158720 

Nuriel Moghavem

Performance Measures in Neurosurgical Patient Care: Differing Applications of Patient Safety Indicators. Moghavem N, McDonald K, Ratliff JK, Hernandez-Boussard T. Med Care. 2016 Apr;54(4):359-64. 

Cranial neurosurgical 30-day readmissions by clinical indication. Moghavem N, Morrison D, Ratliff JK, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;123(1):189-97.

Anthony (Nino) Nastasi

Rule-based Natural Language Processing Pipeline for Anesthesia Classification from EHR Notes. Nastasi A, Curtin C, Hernandez-Boussard T. ACS, September 2018

Thuy Nguyen

Pediatric Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated With Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess and Peritonsillar Cellulitis. Nguyen T, Haberland CA, Hernandez-Boussard T. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Nov;54(13):1240-6.

Robyn Shaffer

Thirty-day unplanned postoperative inpatient and emergency department visits following thoracotomy. Shaffer, Backus, Finnegan, Remington, Kwong, Curtin, Hernandez-Boussard. J Surg Res. 2018; 230:117-124.

Swati Yanamadala

Robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy utilization in hospitals offering robotics. Yanamadala S, Chung BI, Hernandez-Boussard TM. Can J Urol. 2016 Jun;23(3):8279-84.

Electronic Health Records and Quality of Care: An Observational Study Modeling Impact on Mortality, Readmissions, and Complications. Yanamadala S, Morrison D, Curtin C, McDonald K, Hernandez-Boussard T. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 May;95(19):e3332.