Maricopa Integrated Health System
Investigator Research Interests

Alexander, Gretchen
Attending Psychiatrist, Associate Director Psychiatry Residency Program
602-344-5121

Computerized order entry medication errors, foreign body ingestion cases

Ali, Erum
Associate Program Director, Child Psychiatry
480-344-2223

Parenting Stress Index research at Southwest

August, David
Section Chief Thoracic Imaging

Obesity on chest X-rays, CT findings of pulmonary hypertension

Balducci, James
Attending Physician
480-747-0722

Sonographic fetal weight estimation, high risk ob, preterm labor and Preclampysia

Barkley, Joel
Attending Physician
602-753-9299

Ultrasound imaging in OB/GYN

Bayless, Patricia
Attending, Faculty Mentor for MS4 Scholarly Project
602-344-5418

Prenatal care and Emergency Department use, biomedical ethics
Bogert, James
Trauma Critical Care
602-344-5624
Surgical intervention in bowel obstruction

Boskailo, Esad
Attending Psychiatrist, Associate Director Psychiatry Residency Program
602-344-5813

Multiple antipsychotic readmission rate

Bradstock, Michael
Anesthesiologist
623-322-9799

Transesophageal cardiography (TEE)

Breburda, Christian
Cardiologist
623-344-5188

Myocardial infarction, cardiovascular events, cardiac and renal disease

Butler, Bradley
Emergency Medicine
602-741-6321

Allergic reactions, Epinephrine treatment, layperson cpr, pain research (ketamine), cost of dental tx in ED

Carlson, Richard
Critical Care Medicine
602-344-5391

Severe sepsis and coaulopathy clinical trials, Alcohol withrawal syndrome, Gram-negative pneuomia, community-acquried pneumonia clinical trials

Chuang, Keng-Yu
Gastroenterologist
602-344-5027

Celiac disease, communication during endoscopic procedures, H. Pylori, advanced endoscopy in small bowel and pancraeticobiliary tracts, endoscopic foreign body removal, development and optimization in endoscopic technologies

Coburn, Lisa
Associate Program Director, Child Psychiatry
480-344-2026

Therapy observation rating, narrative medicine approach to cultural competency

Connell, Mary
Associate Professor of Radiology, Radiology Clerkship Director, University of Arizona College of Medicine
602-344-1516

Abdominal/Pelvic CT and Ultrasound, Ovarian torsion, Transabdominal pelvic ultrasound in women, ultrasound in necrotizing enterocolitis, radiation exposure in pediatric patients and trauma patients, Pediatric Tuberculosis, Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver), metabolic syndrome

Coonrod, Dean
Chair, Professor, Department of OB/GYN, MIHS Director
602-344-5119

Perinatal epidemiology, health disparities, health literacy, health services research, maternal mortality, preconception care, intimate partner violence
de Guzman, Jose
Urologist
Urinary tract fistulas, testicular germ cell tumors
Feiz-Erfan, Iman
Neurosurgery
602-344-5056
Epidural hematomas, correlation of CNS findings in HIV/AIDS, cervical spine injury and trauma, management of skull base fractures, cranioplasty, clivus fractures, brain tissue oxygen tension, advanced stage pressure ulcers, ommaya reservoir related bleeding

Fisher, Jonathan
Clerkship Director
602-344-5418

Public health, EMS, education
Foster, Kevin
Burn
Various Burn clinical trials and burn academic studies, burn outpatient management, burn sequelae grading scale, burn patient fears, antibiotic usage in burn patients, DVT in burn patients, burn scars, Inhalation injury scoring system, inhalation injury, adrenal insufficiency in burn patients, adipose derived regenerative tissue, donor site dressing, skin grafting, pediatric trauma

Geren, Kara
Attending
602-344-5418

Public health, HIV, health literacy domestic violence
Goldberg, Ross
General Surgery
Cholecystitis, positive intraoperative cholangiogram

Greenspan, David
Attending Physician
602-618-0536

Cervical cancer screening, vaginal infectious diseases

Gridley, Daniel
Chairman of Radiology
602-344-1516

Acute appendicitis – CT vs MRI protocol, cross sectional brain imaging utilization, correlation of CNS findings in HIV/AIDS, Breast Cancer Stratification System evaluation based on Gail and Mayo hybrid model including breast density

Habak, Patricia
Associate Residency Program Director
602-344-5017

Blood loss at time of labor and delivery, residency education

Hazeghazam, Maryam
Attending Psychiatrist
480-344-2183

Sleep and behvaioral problems for dementia patients, sleep/insomnia and its impact on behavior, managing behavioral problems in dementia

Hecht, Roxanne
Attending Physician
602-344-5404

Pediatric constipation clinical trials, General Pediatrics

Hobohm, Dan
Clinical Chair, Pathology

Biorepository resource, human specimen collection, cord blood, blood collection studies
Hoomayoon, Kaveh
Urologist
602-344-5624
Urinary tract fistulas, testicular germ cell tumors

James, William
Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program

Antipsychotic medications, ethnic patients with psychiatric diagnosis

Jesus-Bailon, Maria
Attending Psychiatrist

Venous Thromboembolism and psychotropic medications

Johnson-Agbakwu, Crista
Founder and Director, Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, Obstetrics and Gynecology
602-344-5953

Refugee women's health, reproductive health disparities, health services/outcomes, women's sexual health, female genital mutilation, sexual and gender-based violence, health literacy, global health

Khalsa, Ann
Medical Director, McDowell FHC
602-344-6565

HIV clinical trials, renal impairment in the HIV population, HPV-related anal dysplasia

Khalsa, Ann
Medical Director, McDowell FHC
602-344-6565

HIV clinical trials, renal impairment in the HIV population, HPV-related anal dysplasia

Kin Quan, Dany Kin
Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology
602-344-5418

Antivenom, drug therapy and interactions, antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic treatment
Komenka, Ian
General Surgery
602-344-5624
Breast related and breast cancer studies, idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, lymph node biopsy procedure, breast conserving operation predictors of surgical infections in breast operations, molecular genetics, biospeciman colelction and banking, health literacy in surgical patients
Kopelman, Tammy
Critical Care Medicine
Radiation exposure in trauma patients, cervical spine trauma, clivus fractures, traumatic
abruptio placenta scale, Anti-Xa range for DVT prophylaxis, novel oral anticoagulants, ventilator
associated pneumonia, body imaging

Kuberski, Timothy
Division of Infectious Disease

Management of septic arthritis, coccidiodomycosis, sarcoidosis
Lettieri, Salvatore
General Surgery
Plastic surgery studies

Levitt, Gwen
Attending Physician
602-344-5862

Weight gain in acute psychiatric inpatient setting, attitutes towards alcohol abstinence medication, mental health power of attorney and guardianship, military and combat related trauma

LoVecchio, Frank
Vice Chair
602-344-5418

Emergency Department safety, public health threats, influenza treatment, antibiotic treatment, DVT/PE, hypertension in acute intracerebral hemorrhage, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, transabdominal pelvic ultrasound in women, pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, uropathogen antimicrobial resistance, toxicology, drug toxicity, drug abuse, addiction medicine

Manriquez, Maria
Attending Physician
602-344-5641

Obstetric patient care, strong start prenatal care program/grants, health literacy, addressing STD infection rates in Arizona, medical education, cultural competency and opioid dependence affecting pregnancy
Matthews, Marc
Burn
Parachute injuries (military), abuse vs non-abuse pediatric burn injuries
Matz, Samantha
Section Chief, Body Imaging
602-344-1516
Acute appendicitis, CT vs MRI protocol

McMahon, Shawn
Attending Physician, Primary Care Outpatient Pediatrics
602-344-5404

Primary care outpatient pediatrics, bilirubin phototherapy

Mehta, Divyesh
Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology

Breast cancer, HPV-related cervical dysplasia, supportive care needs in cancer patients, unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Mitchell, Carl
Ultrasound Director
602-344-5418

Abdominal/pelvic CT and Ultrasound, ovarian torsion

Myers, Rober Jr.
General Medicine and HIV
602-344-5027

Correlation of CNS findings in HIV/AIDS

Nadir, Abdul
Division Chief, Gastroenterology
602-344-5027

Celiac disease, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram, Hepatitis C virus, H. Pylori, serum autoantibodies

Onibokun, Adedayo
Attending Physician
602-344-5451

Device studies on urinary incontinence, general gynecology, general obstestrics, urogynecology
Oppenheimer, Randy
ENT
602-344-5624
Peritonsillar abscess and protocol

Ostovar, Amin
Attending Physician
602-344-5404

Infectious dieseases

Panchanathan, Sarada
Attending Physician
602-344-5404

General ambulatory pediatrics, clinical informatics, and medical education
Peck, Michael
Burn
602-344-5624
Blood transfusion practices in burn patients
Pieri, Paola
Trauma/General Surgery/Surgical Critical Care Medicine
602-344-5624
Anti-Xa range for DVT prophylaxis, novel oral anticoagulants, body imaging, ventilator-associated pneumonia, thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax, management of open abdomen, abdominal compartment syndrome
Porter, John
Physical Medicine and Rehab
602-344-5624
Management of septic arthritis, brachia! plexus injuries in the burn population, pain and electrodiagnosis

Post, John
HIV

HIV clinical trials, renal impairment in the HIV population

Rastogi, Devna
Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Attending Psychiatrist
480-344-2050

Medical student survey for attitude towards seclusion and restraints

Ravi, Jyotsna
Division of Gastroenterology
602-344-5027

Celiac disease, communication during endoscopic procedures, H. Pylori
Rimmer, Ruth Psychological burn studies

Robbins, Zachary
Attending Physician, General Pediatrics
602-344-5404

Childhood obesity, general pediatrics

Roth, Bryan
Residency Program Director

Foot ulcers from diabetes mellitus, diabetic foot osteomyelitis, podiatry amputation rates

Saririan, Mehrdad
Cardiologist

Antiplatelet treatment after myocardial infarction

Sawyer, Thomas
Anesthesiologist

Transesophageal cardiography (TEE)

Schendel-Dittman, Megan
Attending Physician
602-344-5445

Preeclampsia

Sood, Shabam
Attending Psychiatrist
480-344-2035

Rehospitalization factors, screening for substance use by physicians vs. information on CSPM website, Probiotics use in patients with IBS and change in anxiety and depression, Medical Student survey for attitudes in psychiatry

Stapcynski, Steve
Attending

Diabetes mellitus
Staples, Kurtis
Chair of Orthopedics
Segmental bone defects, diaphyseal forearm fractures

Tomisato, Shayne
Program Director, Child Psychiatry Residency Program
480-344-2167

Millenial generation resident study, child psychiatry fellow record review

Van Der Neer, Nancy
Chief of Inpatient Psychology Services
480-344-2053

Post traumatic stress disorder, patterns of seculsion and restraint, cannabis use in psychiatric patients

Weller, Jennifer
Research Director, Child Psychiatry
480-344-2084

Neuropsychological evaluations and tests instruments, cognitive impairment in psychiatric inpatients with or without HIV, Millenial Generation medical Resident personality characteristics Study, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow Record Review, Evaluation of group home resident characteristics, evaluating utility of an executive function (EF) intervention program for children with symptoms of ADHD, collaborative research projects between Maricop Integrated Health System and Phoenix Children's Hospital

Yuh, Sandra
General Medicine
602-344-5027

Colorectal cancer screening (currently on hold)