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2007-2010 GRANTS

“Environment and Lung Health in Pennsylvania”

  • To identify candidate gene SNPs which differ in individuals with lung cancer and smokers without lung cancer in urban and rural populations.
  • To define differences in prior nutritional history, pollutant exposure, access to and use of medical care, in this patient and control subject group.
  •  Discovery of novel serological biomarkers of lung cancer.
Grant amount: $90,000 yearly for Upenn and Pennsylvania state.
Principal Investigator Umar Farooq MD
Co-investigators Pramil Cheriyath MD, MS and Daniel Fischman MD, MMM
Research Co-coordinator: Christina Priggins
Ongoing study: Actively recruiting subjects
 

“Urinary Markers in Acute Renal Failure”. 

Grant amount: $20,000
Laverty Grant foundation of Pennsylvania
Mohammed Mohamedali (Principal Investigator),
Gloria Henao, MD, Osun Kwon, MD, Ammar al-Laham, MD and Pramil Cheriyath, MD. Actively recruiting participants  
 

Publication of Full articles: 

Farooq U, Joshi M, Nookala V, Cheriyath P, Fischman D, Graber NJ, Stellman SD, Muscat J. Self-reported exposure to pesticides in residential settings and risk of breast cancer: a case-control study. Environ Health. 2010 Jun 25;9:30.
 
Cheriyath P, Duan Y, Qian Z, Nambiar L,Liao D. Obesity, Physical Activity, and the Development of Metabolic Syndrome. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2010 Mar 17.
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala V, Srivastava A, Qazizadeh S, Fischman D. Acute confusional state caused by Hashimoto's encephalopathy in a patient with hypothyroidism: a case report. Cases J. 2009 Jun 19;2:7967. 
 
Cheng J, Sbaiti R, Kwee H, Abendroth CS, Cheriyath P. An unusual case of lambda light chain amyloidosis presenting with hypotension and nephrotic syndrome in a 36-year-old female. Int Urol Nephrol. 2009;41(3):725-6. 
 
Soriano E, Fischman D, Cheriyath P..Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in patients with cystic fibrosis: coincidence or comorbidity? A case series. South Med J. 2008 Jun;101(6):641-5
 
Hernandez-Jimenez I, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. J Colon cancer in cystic fibrosis patients: is this a growing problem? Cyst Fibros. 2008 Sep;7(5):343-6. Epub 2008 Apr 18. 
 
D Joshi M, Farooq U, Mehrok S, Srouji N. Thromb J Delayed formation of pulmonary artery stump thrombus: a case report and review of the literature.. 2009 Jun 10;7:7. 
 
Srouji N The unintended, negative consequences of the door-to-antibiotic measure for pneumonia.. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Feb 3;150(3):220;
 
Anusionwu OF. Non-dipping phenomenon in patients with essential hypertension with renal cysts, Int Urol Nephrol. 2010 May 19.
 
Bhardwaj A, Watanabe M, Shah JR.A 46-yr-old woman with ataxia and blurred vision 3 months after bariatric surgery. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jun;103(6):1575-7.
 
Fischman D, Nookala VK. Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes: Etiology, Evaluation, and Management. Endocrine Practice. 2008 Dec;14(9):1169-79. PMID: 19158056
 
Fischman D. Applying Lean Six-sigma Methodlogies to improve Efficiency, Timeliness of Care, and Quality of Care in an Internal Medicine Residency Clinic. Qual Manag Health Care. 2010 Jul-Sep;19(3):201-10.
 
Farooq U, Bayerl MG, Abendroth CS, Verma N, Talamo G. Ann Hematol. Renal crystal storing histiocytosis in a patient with multiple myeloma. 2009 Aug;88(8):807-9. Epub 2009 Jan 3.
 
Anusionwu, o, Wali, A ‘Pill-in-the-pocket’ treatment for recent-onset atrial fibrillation. Heart 2010. 
 

BOOKS-Preface 

Fischman D, preface. In: Asken M, Nystrom P, Code Calm: Mental Toughness Skills for Medical Emergencies. Harrisburg PA: Asken and Nystrom; 2009 p. 11-12
 

Publication of Abstracts: 

Cheriyath P, Nookala V, Barrantes J, Fischman D. Are We Lagging Behind In Screening For A Deadly Disease? Heart. American Heart Association. 2009 April 24. 1240599889842
 
Farooq U, Joshi M, Nookala VK, Cheriyath P, Muscat J, Graber N. Self reported exposure to pesticides and risk of breast cancer. Seventh Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research. November 16-19, 2008, Washington, DC
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala VK, Farooq U, Joshi M, Fischman D.. Demographic Disparities in Thyroid Cancer Prevalence- A Preliminary Analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-80
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala VK, Henao G, Gul Z, Fischman D. Prevalence of Thyroid disease among US population- A Preliminary analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-17. 
 
Gul Z, Nookala VK, Farooq U, Cheriyath P. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and its association with Hirschsprung Disease. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-13. 
 
Iyer VS, CummingsIII C, Nookala VK. Unusual Cause of Headache in a Chronic Dialysis Patient. Journal of American Society of Nephrology. Publication Status: In-Press.
 
Nookala, V., Fischman, D., Qazizadeh, S., Srivastava, A., Cheriyath, P.. Hashimotos Encephalopathy: A Rare Cause of Acute Confusional State. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-67-68. 
 
Cheriyath P, Gorrepati VS, Barrantes J, Peters I, Nookala VK. Prevalence Of Headache In The United States: An Analysis Of NHANES 2003-2004 Survey. Cephalgia. October 2009 ;29(1): 68. 
 
Cheriyath P, Srouji N Gorrepati VS, Peters I, Murphy ME, Nookala VK, Fischman D. Bilirubin Level As A Protective Factor For Diabetes Mellitus. Circulation. October 2009. 
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala V, Barrantes J, Fischman D. Are We Lagging Behind In Screening For A Deadly Disease?. “Circulation” Online edition November 2008. 
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala V, Fischman D. Prevalence of thyroid disease among US population: A preliminary analysis of NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Thyroid . October 2008.
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala V, Fischman D. Demographic disparities in thyroid cancer prevalence: Preliminary analysis of NHANES data 2005-2006. Thyroid. October 2008.
 
Nookala VK, Ravella S, Gorrepati VS, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. Cigarette Use As A Negative Risk Factor For Thyroid Cancer: Does Association Hold True. Thyroid. September 2009. 19(s1):S-167. 
 
Cheriyath P, Fischman D. Prevalence of CHF among United States Population: An Analysis of NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 15(6), Pages S80-S80
 
Kiljanek L, Cheriyath P. Prediction of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) After Non-ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI). Journal of Cardiac Failure, 15(6), Pages S93-S94.
 
Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P, Fischman D. Is Elevated Bilirubin A Protective Factor For Asthma ? An Analysis Of NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Respiratory Care. November 2009. 
 
Gorrepati VS, Peters I, Mohamedali M, Valluri A, Cheriyath P. Dialysis In Patients With Diabetes Versus That In Those Without Diabetes-An Analysis Of NHANES 2005-2006 Survey. Journal Of American Society Of Nephrology Abstracts Issue 20: November, 2009. TH- PO352. 194A
 
Gorrepati VS, Valluri A, Cheriyath P. Relation Of The Pesticide Exposure To The Occurrence Of Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Cross Sectional Study Of The NHANES 2005 -2006. Arthritis & Rheumatism Supplement. October 2009 60(10): S144-S145.
 
Ahmad A, Kass-Hout O, Gorrepati VS , Cheriyath P. A Rare Presentation Of Rectal Adenocarcinoma With A Paraneoplastic Syndrome. The American Journal of Gastroenterology Supplement; October 2009. 
 
Arthur J, Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P, Fischman D. The Association Between Alcohol Intake And The Incidence Of Asthma Exacerbation Among The U.S Population: Findings From The National Health And Nutrition. Respiratory Care. November 2009
 
Boga G, Ravella S, Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P. Recurrent Retroperitoneal Bleed In Tuberous Sclerosis. Journal of American Society of Nephrology Abstracts Issue 20: November, 2009. PUB012. 831A. 
 
Farooq U, Joshi M, Nookala VK, Cheriyath P, Muscat J, Graber N. Self reported exposure to pesticides and risk of breast cancer. Seventh Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research. November 16-19, 2008, Washington, DC
 
Iyer VS, CummingsIII C, Nookala VK. Unusual Cause of Headache in a Chronic Dialysis Patient. Journal of American Society of Nephrology 19: 2008; 949A (PUB 607). 
 
Dhatt R, Nookala VK, Rosca M. Debilitating Mental Status Change: An unusual Case of Anti- Hu Antibody Paraneoplastic Syndrome. Southern Medical Journal. 2008 Aug; 101(8): 867.
 
Nookala, V., Fischman, D., Qazizadeh, S., Srivastava, A., Cheriyath, P.. Hashimotos Encephalopathy: A Rare Cause of Acute Confusional State. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-67-68. 
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala VK, Farooq U, Joshi M, Fischman D.. Demographic Disparities in Thyroid Cancer Prevalence- A Preliminary Analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-80. 
 
Cheriyath P, Nookala VK, Farooq U.. Prevalence of Thyroid disease among US population- A Preliminary analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-17. 
 
Gul Z, Nookala VK, Farooq U, Cheriyath P.. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and its association with Hirschsprung Disease. Thyroid. 2008 September; 18 (S1):S-13. 
 
Partovi I, Omatosa O, Fischman D and Cheriyath P. “Intusussception: More than a childhood malady”. Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, Number 11, November 2007
 
Marjanovic M, and Cheriyath P. “Superior mesenteric Venous thrombosis and Campylobacter Jejuni” Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, Number 11, November 2007
 
Endara A, Goldman J, and Cheriyath P. “Looking for Acid fast Bacilli in stool for abdominal tuberculosis” Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, Number 11, November 2007
 
Henao G and Cheriyath P. “Vena Cava Stent and Palliative treatment in Superior Vena cava syndrome” Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, Number 11, November 2007. 
 
Imtiaz A, Henao G , Al-laham A, Joudeh J and Cheriyath P “Acute onset of pleuritic chest pain-Leukemia?” Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, Number 11, November 2007
 
Henao G, and Cheriyath P. “Hypercalcemia: A Hidden Cause.”Thyroid-Official Journal of the American Thyroid. Association. 2007, Oct; 17(Supplement 1):S-98.
 
Riveros C, Raleva G and Farzin S. “Linezolid induced lactic acidosis.” Critical care medicine. 
 
Dhatt R, Nookala VK, Rosca M. Debilitating Mental Status Change: An unusual Case of Anti- Hu Antibody Paraneoplastic Syndrome. Southern Medical Journal. 2008 Aug; 101(8): 867.
 

Poster presentations at National meetings: 

Hanna,S. Siderous, P. Cheriyath, P “ Opiate withdrawal and octopus trap” SGIM National meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 29th 2010.
 
Barrantes, J, Aswad, A Cheriayth, P “Tenofivir induced Proximal Renal tubular acidosis’. SGIM National meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 29th 2010.
 
Cheriyath, Peters I, Wolbrette L, Alagona, P. Wu, C. P, Liao D. “Ectopy Is Associated with Future Cardiac Events in Patients Without Prior History of Cardiovascular Disease: Lessons from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study .” American Heart association EPI/NAM conference at San Diego California, March 2010.
 
Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P., Farooq, U., Joshi, M., Fischman, D.. (2008, October). Hashimotos Encephalopathy: A rare cause of Acute Confusional State. Poster presented at: 79th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association; Chicago, IL.
 
Hassan S S., Joshi, M., Rybka W., Survival among Leukemia patients over the past three decades: A single Insittution Retrospective rewie from 1976-2006. Poster presented at 51st ASH annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 5-8, 2009.
 
Anusionwu, O., Nookala, V., (2008, May). Delayed diagnosis of Serotonin Syndrome. Poster presented at: Diagnostic error in medicine; Phoenix, AZ.
 
Anusionwu, O., Nookala, V., Spizzieri, C., Cheriyath, P. (2008, August). Role of Hypogonadism in the development of Osteoporosis. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association; Nashville, TN.
 
Anusionwu,O., Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, August). VSD : A Rare Cause of Wide Complex Rhythm. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association; Nashville, TN.
 
Cheriyath, P., Nookala, V., Farooq, U., Joshi, M., Fischman, D.. (2008, October). Demographic Disparities in Thyroid Cancer Prevalence- A Preliminary Analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Poster presented at: 79th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association; Chicago, IL.
 
Dhatt, R., Nookala, V., Fischman, D., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, May). Septic shock wrongly diagnosed as ST segment MI. Poster presented at: Diagnostic error in medicine; Phoenix, AZ.
 
Cheriyath P, Duan Y, Qian Z, Nambiar L,Liao D. Obesity, Physical Activity, and the Development of Metabolic Syndrome. American Heart association EPI/NAM conference at Colarado springs, Colorado, March 2009
 
Ravella S, Shah R, Nookala V, Boga G, Mancheno R, Cheriyath P, “Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Misdiagnosis or Underdiagnosis?” 2009 ACP National Conference: Internal Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia, PA, on April 24, 2009.
 
Ravella S, Nookala V, Boga G, Cheriyath P, Srivastava A,. “ Rare Presentation of Metastatic Papillary Microcarcinoma of Thyroid: Small but Dangerous!!” American Thyroid Association 80th Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, on Sep 24, 2009.
 
Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P, Fischman D. (2009, December). Is Elevated Bilirubin a protective factor for Asthma ? An analysis of NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Poster presented at: The 55th AARC International Respiratory Congress; San Antanio, TX. 
 
Gorrepati VS, Peters I, Mohamedali M, Valluri A, Cheriyath P. (2009, October). Dialysis in patients with Diabetes versus that in those without diabetes-An analysis of NHANES 2005-2006 survey. Poster presented at: Renal Week 2009; San Diego, CA. 
 
Gorrepati VS, Valluri A, Cheriyath P. (2009, October). Relation of the pesticide exposure to the occurrence of Rheumatoid Arthritis - A cross sectional study of the NHANES 2005 -2006. Poster presented at: 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting American College of Rheumatology; Philadelphia, PA. 
 
Arthur J, Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P, Fischman D. (2009, December). The Association between Alcohol Intake and the Incidence of Asthma Exacerbation among the U.S population: findings from the National Health and Nutrition. Poster presented at: The 55th AARC International Respiratory Congress; San Antanio, TX. 
 
Barrantes J, Gorrepati VS, Mohamedali M, Nookala VK, Trussell JC, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). Burden of the benign prostatic hyperplasia: an analysis of US population data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX. 
 
Cheriyath P, Gorrepati VS, Barrantes J, Peters I, Nookala VK. (2009, September). Prevalence of Headache in the United States: An analysis of NHANES 2003-2004 survey. Poster presented at: 14th International Headache Congress; Philadelphia, PA. 
 
Cheriyath P, Srouji N Gorrepati VS, Peters I, Murphy ME, Nookala VK, Fischman D. (2009, November). Bilirubin Level as a Protective Factor for Diabetes Mellitus. Circulation Supplement. Poster presented at: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions; Orlando, FL. 
 
Daudjee M, Gorrepati VS, Nookala VK, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). Chest Pain In A 21 Year Old- No Prizes For Guessing!. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX. 
 
Gilani SA, Mohamedali M, Neu K, Musa R, , Farooq U, Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). I only have seizures, what is wrong with my spine?. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX. 
 
Gilani SA, Mohamedali M, Nookala VK, Musa R, , Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). Hidden Herpes !. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX. 
 
Mohamedali M, Gilani SA, Farooq U, Neu K, Musa R, , Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). An Unusual Cause of Headache. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX. 
 
Nookala VK, Ravella S, Gorrepati VS, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. (2009, September). Cigarette Use as a Negative Risk Factor for Thyroid Cancer: Does Association Hold True. Poster presented at: American Thyroid Association 80th Annual Meeting; Palm Beach, FL.
 
Valluri A, Gorrepati VS, Cheriyath P. (2009, October). One More Reason to Quit Smoking: An Analysis of NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Poster presented at: 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting American College of Rheumatology; Philadelphia, PA.
 
Yadwadkar K, Gorrepati VS, Nookala VK, Cheriyath P. (2009, December). Schistosomiasis Presenting as Transverse Myelitis. Poster presented at: Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Dallas, TX.
 
Bharadwaj N “ A rare cause of recurrent syncope with gastrointestinal symptoms.” Annual college of Asthma , Allergy and Immunology , Miami, Florida November 2009
 
Bharadwaj N, Cheriyath P. “This cause of shock. Less shocking”. SGIM Annual scientific meeting Pittsburg , April 2008
 
Imtiaz A, Henao G, Al-laham A, Joudeh J, Cheriyath P. Acute onset of pleuritic chest pain-Leukemia? Southern Medical Journal, volume 100, November 2007, 100(11).
 
Anusionwu O, Goldman J, Cheriyath P, Lymphogranularum venerum. The usual story “ My condom broke” Southern Medical association meeting November 2007
 
Endara A, Durate A, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. Not All Enlarged Abdominal Veins are due to cirrhosis Southern Medical association meeting, November 2007
 
Endara A, Goldman J, Cheriyath P, Malarial Neighbors. Southern Medical association meeting,November 2007 
 
Endara, A, Goldman J, Cheriyath P. “HIV Cholangiopathy”. Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA
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Endara, A, Goldman J, Cheriyath P. “Lookin for Acid Fast Bacilli in stool”. Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Pierrini, M Cheriyath P. “Why are we getting hit again and again” SGIM annual meeting, Toronto, Canada , April 2007. Also presented at SGIM annual meeting, Toronto, Canada , April 2007
 
Imtiaz A, Cheriyath P, “ Chest pain, elevated troponin in a young female”. SGIM annual meeting, Toronto, Canada , April 2007, Poster also presented at ACP national Meeting at San Diego, California April 2007, Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA
 
Henao,G. Cheriyath P, “Venacaval stent and palliative treatment in SVC syndrome.” Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Henao,G. Cheriyath P. “Crescentric glomerulonephritis”. Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Imtiaz A, Cheriyath P, “Spinal cord involvement and Diabetes Inspidus in a patient with Neurosarcoidosis”. Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Khaffagy,T. Cheriyath P. “ Steroid induced psychosis”. Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Partovi I, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. “ Intusussception: Not a childhood malady: Oral presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Soriano, E, Fischman D, Cheriyath P. “ Cystic fibrosis and glomerulosclerosis” Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Al-laham, A,. Cheriyath P. “ Meslamaine induced renal failure”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Joudah, J. Imtiaz A. Cheriyath P. “ Calciphylaxis in the absence of end stage renal disease in a patent treated with sodium thiosulphate”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Joshi, M. Cheriyath P. “ A stitch in time saves nine”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Joshi, M. Cheriyath P. “ Immune Reconsitution syndrome: A high cost to pay.” Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Joshi, M. Partovi, I Cheriyath P. “ Evans syndrome: A rae cause of hemolytic anemia”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Estime, E. I Cheriyath P. “ Evans Phenytoin Hypersensitivty syndrome”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 
Estime, E. I Cheriyath P. “ Boop, another Great Masquerador”. Poster presentation at Southern Medical Associations Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15-17, 2007; New Orleans, LA.
 

Poster presentations at Regional meetings: 

Nookala V and Cheriyath P “Air Under Diaphragm: Not Always Surgical Emergency “accepted as a poster presentation at the Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) Annual Scientific Meeting, September 24-26, 2010
 
Nookala, V., Dhatt, R., Pabla, R., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, September). Primary CNS lymphoma of diffuse large B cell type in a cirrhotic HIV negative patient. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology Annual Meeting; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Nookala, V., Joshi, M., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, September). Delayed Onset of Ischemic Colitis after Cocaine Use. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology, Annual Scientific Meeting.; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Barrantes, J., Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, September). Gastrointestinal Dialysis. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology, Annual Scientific Meeting; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Farooq, U., Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, September). Role of Plasmapheresis and Rituximab in Severe Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Farooq, U., Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P. (2008, September). The Effect of Widespread Vaccination on Hepatitis B Infection Rate: A Trend Analysis. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology, Annual Scientific Meeting; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Farooq U, Nookala V, Graber N, Fischman D, Goldman J, Cheriyath P. The Impact of Widespread Vaccination Program on Hepatitis B Infection Rate: An Analysis of the NHANES Data over the Last Decade. Accepted as poster Presentation- Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting. Gettysburg, PA. September 19, 2008. Accepted as Research Poster Presentation- American College of Physicians Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. April 23, 2009
 
Mohammad H, Nookala, V, Cheriyath, P.. (2008, March). Von Hippel Lindeau Syndrome. Poster presented at: SGIM Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting; Pittsburg, PA.
 
Rich J, Nookala, V., Cheriyath, P.. (2008, September). Hereditary Papillary Renal Cell Carninoma. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology; Gettysburg, PA.
 
Ravella S, Andrews T, Simmonds M, Peroutka K,. “A Rare Case of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in the course of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia” Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology/ Premier Oncology Hematology Management Society 2009 Joint Fall Meeting on October 30 and 31, 2009, Hershey, Pennsylvania. 
 
Farooq U, Hussain M, Chariyath P, Talamo G, Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance complicated by Anti-Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Polyneuropathy. Poster (18) presented at: 2009 SGIM Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting; New Brunswick, NJ.
 
Arthu Jr, Farooq U, Prakash C, Goldman J,; Cheriyath, P, ."Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy" Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ .March 6, 2009
 
Boga G , Goodge M, Ravella S, Mohammedali M, Cheriyath P, "A Urinary Tract Pathogen Men Should Be Afraid Of". Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. March 6, 2009
 
Gilani S, Prensner R, Cheriyath P, Mohamedali M, "Unusual Reason for Erectile Dysfunction: Neurosarcoidosis". Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. March 6, 2009
 
Tangham G, Fischman D, Cheriyath P, “Syncope As a Presenting Symptom in a Patient with Left Circumflex Related Acute Coronary Syndrome.” Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. March 6, 2009
 
Ravella S , Joshi M, Metelitsina T, Whitelock K , Cheriyath P, Goldman J, .Herpetic Tracheobronchitis In a Young Immunocompetent Patient. Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. March 6, 2009
 
Farooq U , Hussain M , Chariyath P, Talamo G "Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance Complicated by Anti-Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Polyneuropathy”. Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine, Mid- Atlantic Regional Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. March 6, 2009
 
Bharadwaj A and Cheriyath P . “Shoulder and upper extremity pain can be an earley clue to diagnosis of pancoast tumor.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine SGIM meeting Friday March 07, 2007, Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Dhatt R, Bharadwaj A and Cheriayth P. Endoluminal Closure of symptomatic coronary artery fistula.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine SGIM meeting Friday March 07, 2007, Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Henao G and Cheriayth P. Vena caval stent and palliative treatment in superior vena cava syndrome.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine SGIM meeting Friday March 07, 2007, Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Imtiaz A and Cheriyath P. Chest pain, elevated troponins and eosinophilia in a young female.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine SGIM meeting Friday March 07, 2007, Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Bharadwaj A and l Cheriyath P. “Shoulder and upper extremity pain can be an early clue to diagnosis of pancoast tumor.” Poster presentation at Pennsylvania society of Hematology and Oncology meeting. Second Prize won for best poster.
 
Estime E and Cheriyath P. “BOOP, Another Great Masquerador"Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Daudjee M, Fischman D and Cheriyath P . “Stroke, myocardial infarction, or both?” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Farooq U and Cheriyath P. “Tuberculoma of CNS.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine(SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Gul Z, Srivastava A and Cheriyath P. “Pseudohypoparathyroidism.”Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine(SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Dhatt R, and Cheriyath P “Debilitating Mental Status change: A rare case of Anti HU Antibody Paraneoplastic Syndrome.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine(SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Joshi M, Partovi I and Cheriyath P. “Evans syndrome: A rare cause of Autoimmune Hemolytic anemia.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine(SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hussain M, Nookala V, Srivastava A, and Cheriyath P, Von Hippel Lindaue Syndrome.” Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine(SGIM) Mid-Atlantic Meeting Friday march 7, 2008 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Cheriyath P, ,Imtiaz A, and Endara A, “Podcast News” – Presented as a poster at the annual Education Week – Education, Everyone, Everywhere (E3) at the Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. April 16–18, 2007
 
Bogdanovich T, Bharadwaj A, and Mehorock S. “Neoplastic meningitis associated with ovarian cancer.” Poster presentation at Pennsylvasnia soceity of Hematology and Oncology meeting September 2007 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Pabla R and Cheriyath P. “Please don’t treat the numbers”Poster presentation at Pennsylvasnia soceity of Hematology and Oncoloy meeting September 2007 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Pabla R and Cheriyath P. “Doctor, why I am I Yellow “Poster presentation at Pennsylvasnia soceity of Hematology and Oncology meeting September 2007 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Endara A, Goldman J and Cheriyath P. “Looking for acid fast bacilli in stool.” Poster presentation at Regional ACP meeting in Reading, Pennsylvania in November 2007.
 
Pabla R and Cheriyath P. “Please don’t treat the numbers” Poster presentation at Regional ACP meeting in Reading, Pennsylvania in November 2007.
 
Pabla R and l Cheriyath P. “Doctor, why I am I Yellow” Poster presentation at Regional ACP meeting in Reading, Pennsylvania in November 2007.
 
Gorrepati VS, Nookala VK, Cheriyath P. The Burden of Colon Cancer in United States -an NHANES 2005 to 2006 survey. Poster Presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology; Farmington, PA. 
 
Nookala VK, Gorrepati VS, Farooq U, Cheriyath P. Need for a drug holiday for an overworked drug! – A case report on recurrent gastroparesis. Poster Presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology; Farmington, PA. 
 
Ravella S, Gorrepati VS, Farooq U, Amaya JC, Cheriyath P. Pesticide Exposure and Risk of Breast Cancer: Is the jury still out? An Analysis of the NHANES 2005-2006 Data. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Society of Hematology and Oncology; Hershey, PA.
 

Presentations at Intramural meetings:

Gilani S, Cheriyath P, . “Hidden Herpes!!!” Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA. 
 
Barrantes J,., Joshi M. Donovan J.W., Cheriyath P, “Doctor, 75 units of insulin/hour? Isn’t that too much?” Hyperinsulinemia / euglycaemia (HIET) Therapy in the Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock” Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA. 
 
Yadwadkar K."Schistosomiasis Presenting As Transverse Myelitis" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA. 
 
Almoselli K,."Thoracic Actinomycosis" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA. 
 
Mohamedali M,., Syed A. Gilani,., Nookala V,.Cheriyath P,"Peripartum Cardiomyopathy : A Rare Cause of Heart Failure during Pregnancy and Puerperium?" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA.
 
Anusionwu O, Mittal S, Cheriyath P. "Lupus Nephritis: A Case Report" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA.
 
Kass-Hout O, , Oakley Jr G.P. "The Association Between Consumption Of Low Doses Of Vitamin B12 And Mild B12 Deficiency In The Elderly" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA.
 
Mancheno R, Nookala V. "Cocaine-Induced Renal Infarction" Poster Presentation on Medical Education Day. March 2009. Harrisburg, PA. 
 
Azubike E and Cheriyath P “Aspirin and Clopidrogel Resistance.” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007. 
 
Mandapathi R and Cheriyath P “Amiodarone Induced Thyrotoxicosis.” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007. 
 
Imtiaz A, Fischman D and Cheriyath P. “Vomiting and Altered Mental Status: Epilepsy” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Al-laham A, SidhamV and Cheriyath P. “Spontaneous Life Threatening Intramuscular Bleeding with Enoxaparin” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Bharadwaj A and Cheriyath P. “Shoulder and Upper Extremity Pain Can Be An Early Clue to Diagnosis of Pancoast Tumor: A Case Series and Review of Literature.” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Bharadwaj A, Dhat R andl Cheriyath P. “Endoluminal Closure of Symptomatic Coronary Artery Fistulae: A Case Series and Review of Literature” Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007 
 
Sarkar M and Cheriyath P. “Why am I Itching” Poster presentation on Medical education day 2007
 
Imtiaz A and Cheriyath P. “Please do me no harm” Poster Presentation on Medical Education day 2007. Won first prize for the best poster.
 
Al-Laham A, Riveros C and Srouji N. “Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Myocardial infarction look-alike.” Oral presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Azubike E and Cheriyath P. “A comparative analysis of HDL in individuals with moderate cardiac risk”. Oral presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Bharadwaj N and Cheriyath P. “An unusual cause of shock.” Oral presentation on Medical education day 2008. 
 
Pabla R and Srouji N. “The nuts and bolts of a clinical quality improvement project.” Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Spilk S and Srouji N. “Identifying and treating Pre-diabetes” Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Estime E and Cheriyath P. “Phenytoin Hypersensitivity syndrome: A life threatening entity”. Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Daudjee M, Fischman D and Cheriyath P. “Stroke, Myocardial infarction or both? Diagnostic dilemma.”. Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Gul Z, Srivastava A and Cheriyath P “Psuedohypoparathyroidism.”.. Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Henao G, Joshi R. “Severe hypoglycemia after Gastric bypass: A case report and review of literature.”. Oral Presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Joshi M, Cheriyath P. “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine.” Poster presentation on Medical education day 2008
 
Azubike E and Cheriyath P. “Aspirin and Clopidrogel Resistance.”. Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Mandapathi R and Cheriyath P. “Amiodarone Induced Thyrotoxicosis.”Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Imtiaz A, Fischman D and Cheriyath P. “Vomiting and Altered Mental Status: Epilepsy”. Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Ammar Al-laham, Victor Sidham and Pramil Cheriyath. “Spontaneous Life Threatening Intramuscular Bleeding with Enoxaparin”. Oral Presentation on Medical Education Day 2007
 
Nookala V, Daniel Fischman and Cheriyath P, Cigarette Use as a Negative Risk Factor for Thyroid Cancer: Does Association Hold True? Poster presentation medical education day 2010.
 
Arthur J , The Association Between Alcohol Intake and the Incidence of Asthma Exacerbation among the U.S. Population: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Poster presentation medical education day 2010
 
Aswad A, Barrantes J, Cheriyath P, Tenofovir as a Cause of Renal Tubular Acidosis Type 2. Poster presentation medical education day 2010.
 
Nookala V, Cherityath P, Srouji N, Gorrepati V, Peters I, Murphy M, Fischman D. “Bilirubin Level as a Protective Factor for Diabetes Mellitus”. Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Fashanu A, Mancheno R,: Goldman J, Cheriyath P. A 19 Year Old Male with a Chest Wall Mass. Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Hannah S, Kumar R., Joshi M, Farzin S, Peroutak K, Cheriyath P, Altered Mental Status in Breast Cancer: Is it Avastin or Metastasis? Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Arthur J, Ehaleme D, Whitelock K,; Gorrepati V; Cheriyath P Anemia: A Case of Mistaken Identity. Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Abdel-Rahman A, Barrantes J, Gorrepati V, Donovan W, Fischamn D, Cheriyath P Be Careful Before You Drink Your Mothers Kool-Aid. Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Ravella S , Subash V, Gorrepati V, Cheriyath P, Goldman J. Genital Warts in HIV Patients: Is Surgery Necessary? Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010. 
 
Mohamedal M. Monika J, Cheriyath P, Viswanathan I,“Severe Rhabdomylosis Without Electrolytes Abnormalities”. Oral presentation medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Barrantes, J.Subhash V, Gorrepat V, Mohamedali M, Nookala V, Trussell JC, Cheriyath P, “ Burden of the benign prostatic hyperplasia: an analysis of US population data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination . PinnacleHealth medical education day April 15th 2010.
 
Chau E, Boga G, Raj K, Nookala V, Cheriyath P. Escitalopram Induced Recurrent Jaw Dislocations. Oral presentation at Medical Education April 15th 2009.
 
Cheng J, Sbaiti R, Kwee H, Abendroth CS, Cheriyath P. An unusual case of lambda light chain amyloidosis presenting with hypotension and nephrotic syndrome in a 36-year-old female. Oral presentation at Pinnacle Health Medical education day April 15th 2010
 
Ravella S, Nookala V, Cheriyath P, Iyer V, “Diabetic Patient with a painful swollen thigh. Medical education day in Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg, on April 15, 2009
 
Kiljanek L, Nookala V, Cheriyath P, Prediction of Presence of Congestive Heart Failure as an Adverse Outcome of Non-ST elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Using Random Forest: Utilization of Random Forest in Analysis of Variable Importance and Correlations” Medical education day in Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg, on April 15, 2009. 
 
Nookala V, Farooq U, Fischman D, Goldman and Cheriyath A study to Investigate The Trends in Hepatitis B Prevalence In US Population After Wide Spread Vaccination Use. Medical education day in Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg, on April 15, 2009.
 
McBride V, Gul Z, Joshi R, Bailey J, Fisher T, Helmuth A Improving Perioperative Glycemic Control Medical education day in Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg, on April 15, 2009