Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellows

2018 - 2021 Fellows

Nicholas Ingraham, MD

Nicholas Ingraham, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine, Twin Cities

Shujaat Khalil, MBBS

Shujaat Khalil, MBBS

Medical School: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Residency: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Program, Brighton, MA

Christine Lambert, MD

Christine Lambert, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine, Twin Cities

David MacDonald, MD

David MacDonald, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Twin Cities

2017 - 2020 Fellows

Benjamin Henkle, MD

Benjamin Henkle, MD

Medical School:  Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine, Twin Cities

Muhammad Hayat Syed, MBBS

Muhammad Hayat Syed, MBBS

Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan
Residency: Columbia University at Harlem, New York

Michael Thorp, MD

Michael Thorp, MD

Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: New York University Internal Medicine

Jennifer Wong, MD

Jennifer Wong, MD

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine

2016 - 2019 Fellows

William Amundson, MD

William Amundson, MD

Portrait of William AmundsonMedical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Rochester Internal Medicine, Rochester, NY
Research Mentor: Hyun Kim, MD, University of Minnesota
Primary Research: Using Precision Medicine and pharmacogenomics in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis to Guide Treatment
Research Mentor: Christine Wendt, MD, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Primary Research: Peri-nodular Emphysema as a Risk Factor for Malignant Lung Nodules

Andrew Caraganis, MD

Andrew Caraganis, MD

Portrait of Andrew CaraganisMedical School: America University of the Caribbean
Residency: Roger Williams Medical Center Internal Medicine, Providence, RI
Research Mentor: Matthew Prekker, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center

Primary Research: My research will focus on out of hospital cardiac arrests at Hennepin County Medical Center. I will be looking at whether we are able to predict neurological outcomes based on early head CT imaging (obtained within 4 hours of arrest) as well as looking at respiratory failure incidence and causes after out of hospital cardiac arrest.

Katherine Janssen, MD

Katherine Janssen, MD

Portrait of Katherine JanssenMedical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota - Internal Medicine
Research Mentor: Hyun Kim, MD, University of Minnesota

Award

Abstract Scholarship Award, ATS 2017. Washington DC. "Gender Gap in Critical Care Literature Authorship and Task Force Participation." PI: Dr. Sara Erickson 

Abstracts

  • ATS May 14, 2017, Washington, DC "Gender Gap in Critical Care Literature Authorship and Task Force Participation." Oral Presentation. PI: Dr. Sara Erickson.
  • ATS May 17, 2016, San Francisco, CA "Assessing the Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Poster Presentation. PI: Dr. Hyun Kim

Kathleen Mahan, MD

Kathleen Mahan, MD

Portrait of Kathleen MahanMedical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center Internal Medicine, Minneapolis MN
Research Mentor: Mikael Elias, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Primary Research: I am working to characterize the ability of engineered quorum quenching lactonases to control some of the most problematic bacterial pathogens affecting CF patients, namely Pseudomonas sp.and Burkholderia sp. in order to coordinate and regulate the formation of biofilms and the expression of virulence factors.
Grant Award: Investigating the efficacy of potent quorum quenching inhibitors on human pathogens relevant to CF patients. Second Year Clinical Fellowship, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2017 - 2018.

2015 - 2018 Fellows

Arianne Baldomero, MD

Arianne Baldomero, MD

Portait of Arianna BaldomeroMedical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medical and Public Health, Madison, WI
Residency: University of Minnesota - Internal Medicine
Primary Research: NHLBI T32 Training Program The Relationship between Oral Health Status and COPD Exacerbations
Primary Research Mentor: Christine Wendt, MD
Abstracts: ATS 2017 poster presentation: A Woman with Celiac Disease and Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage, Washington DC.

Oksana Bohn, MD

Oksana Bohn, MD

Portrait of Oksana BohnMedical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine
Primary Research: Translating Research into Practice: COPD Health Coaching for Hospitalized Patients
Primary Research Mentor: Charlene McEvoy, MD
 


Abstracts:

  • ATS 2017 poster presentation: A Case of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Transformation to Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of The Lung, Washington DC
  • ATS 2016 poster presentation. A Case of Hypercalcemia due to Granulomatous Inflammation in Acute Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. San Francisco, CA.

Publications: Ken M. Kunisaki, Oksana A. Bohn, Erin E. Wetherbee, Thomas S. Rector. High-resolution wristworn overnight oximetry has high positive predictive value for obstructive sleep apnea in a sleep study referral population. Sleep Breath (2016) 20:583; doi 10.1007/s11325-015-1251-6

Grants: Red Fund Grant via Health Partners Research Institute (funded)

Steve Skolasinski, MD

Steve Skolasinski, MD

Portrait of Steve SkolasinksiMedical School: Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan
Residency: University of Minnesota - Internal Medicine
Primary Research: NHLBI T32 Training Program Novel Cell Sprayer Device for Lung Bioengineering and Directed Cell Therapy
Primary Research Mentor: Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari PhD
Grant Submitted: F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service "Pulmonary Bioengineering: New methods for recellularizing and assessing lung scaffolds using a novel cell sprayer device and MRI airflow mapping"

Abstracts

  • ATS 2016 poster presentation "Hyperammonemia in the ICU", San Francisco, CA
  • American College of Physicians 2013 poster presentation "Compressive Subcutaneous Emphysema", Minneapolis, MN

Takehide Umeda, MD

Takehide Umeda, MD

Portrait of Takehide UmedaMedical School: Akita University, Akita, JAPAN
Residency: Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown University Internal Medicine, Pawtucket RI
Primary Research: Candida Colonization Improves Survival after Lung Transplant; Pronton Pump Inhibitor Treatment in IPF Patient (Mentor: Rade Tomic, MD); Successful Weaning and Extubation Parameter (Mentor: John Marini, MD)

Abstracts

  • ATS 2017 case report "Dendriform Pulmonary Ossification" Tomic R, Umeda T
  • ATS 2017 poster presentation "Metformin Associated Lactic Acidosis"
  • ISHLT 2017 "Candida Colonization Improves Survival after Lung Transplant?" Green J, Brown R, Umeda T, Rudser K, Hertz M, Loor G, Young J, and Tomic R

Annual Fellows' Recognition

2018

2018

2018 Fellows' Recognition Brochure

2017

2017

2017 Fellows Recognition Cover

2016

2016

2016 Critical Care Fellowship PACCS IMAGE  

2015

2015

2015 Critical Care Fellows Image