Volume 3, Spring 2010


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President's Foreword
Karl P. Adler, M.D.
Provost and Dean's Foreword
Ralph A. O'Connell, M.D.
Vice Dean of Medical Education's Foreword
Paul M. Wallach, M.D.

Faculty Advisor's Foreword
Gladys M. Ayala, M.D., M.P.H.

Editors' Foreword
Edward Hurley

Jenny Lam


Sitting Down with Dr. John Weg: Pulmonary Medicine Pioneer


Women in Medicine
Marissa Friedman
Planck Versus Poe: Scientific and Poetic Approaches
Anita Kelkar
Antidepressants Misrepresented
Steve Rockoff
An Examination of Three Model Healthcare Delivery Systems
Gavin Stern

Charles Volk
Our Valhalla: Thirty-Eight Years of the 'New' NYMC
Gavin Stern

International Medicine

A Lesson from Iran: Improving Rural Primary Health Care in The United States
Navid Shams

Social Networking Tools in the Modern Era of Human Rights Protection
Odessa Balumbu, Richard Fazio, Mera Geis, and Michael Karsy

Another Look: Medical Cooperation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Danielle Masor
Stuart Mackenzie

Community Health

Cancer Education and Awareness Program: Education and Its Role in the Prevention of Cancer
Sukhpreet Singh


Life Fuel
Alanna Chait
For Only A Moment
Daniel Waintraub
Navid Shams

Andrei Kreutzberg
Poonam Kaushal

The Shell
Jordan Roth

It's Gonna Be All Right
Linda DeMello

Original Findings

Telemedicine Management of Diabetics in an Underserved Community
J. Paul Nielsen and Pranav Mehta, M.D.
Can Cycles of Neddylation and Deneddylation Provide Points for Possible Therapeutic Intervention?
Nadia Nocera

Diagnosis: Recurrent Ascites and Lower Extremity Edema in a 67-year old Female
Lea Alfi

Medical Student Research Forum

Resilience in the Third Year of Medical School: A Prospective Study of the Associations Between
Stressful Events Occurring During Clinical Rotations and Student Well-Being

Paul S. Nestadt, et al
Wait List Death and Survival Benefit of Kidney Transplantation among Extra-renal Transplant

James Cassuto et al
Racial Differences in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Severity for Neonates with Mitochondrial Superoxide
Dismutase Polymorphism

Edward Hurley et al.

Using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) to Examine the Prevalence of ETS Gene Fusions in a Large Prostatectomy Cohort
Christopher J. LaFargue et al.

Use of EGFR Genetic Analysis to Potentially Expand Treatment Options for Patients With Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Susan L. Boisvert et al.
Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase Expression in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Correlates with Invasive Histopathology and Promotes Extracellular Matrix Degradation via MMP-9 Induction
Nicolas T Kummer et al.





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