Class of 2013

George Nicolas Batty, MD

Education and Training
University of Lebanon, Lebanon

Fellowship
Clinical Leukemia Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Residency
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (St. Joseph's Hospital), Paterson, NJ

Universite Libanaise, Beirut, Lebanon

Publications
Batty N, Fowler N, McLaughlin P, Wang M, Martinez F, Wager E, Alma R, Younes A, Feng L, Ghonimi E, Hagemeister F. Blood transfusion and erythropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs) use in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Blood 2010; 116(21):3357

Batty N, Hagemeister FB, Feng L, Romaguera JE, Rodriguez MA, McLaughlin P, Samaniego F, Copeland A, Dabaja BS, Younes A. Doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine chemotherapy with interferon for advanced stage classic Hodgkin lymphoma: a 10-year follow-up study. Leukemia and lymphoma 2012; 53(5):801-806

Jitawatanarat P, Dawar R, Chittawatanarat K, Batty N, Czuczman MS, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri FJ. Alternating non-cross-resistant multiagent chemotherapy (ANCRC) and high-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell support (HDC-ASCS) in first remission to improve outcome in patients with T-cell lymphoma. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(15 Suppl.):Abstract #e18538

Kossoff E, Batty N, Ceacareanu AC, Attwood K, Miller D, Rabey J, Lee C, Ahmad A, Ebos JM, Schwaab T, George S, Pili R. Evaluation of parameters for treatment duration of sunitinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(15 Suppl.):Abstract #e15042

Batty N, Ghonimi E, Feng L, Fayad L, Younes A, Rodriguez MA, Romaguera JE, McLaughlin P, Samaniego F, Kwak LW, Hagemeister FB. Comparison of the international prognostic factors index (IPI) with the absolute monocyte and lymphocyte prognostic index (AMLPI) for patients (Pts) with diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) receiving R-CHOP : ASCO Meeting Abstracts Part 1. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(15 Suppl.):Abstract #8067

Neeru Bose, MD

Education and Training
Ross University of Medicine, Dominica

Residency
Beth Israel Medical Center, NY

Ivan Bustillo, MD

Education and Training
Universidad Del Norte, Columbia

Residency
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT

Aamer Farooq, MD

Education and Training
Nishtar Medical College, Pakistan

Residency
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Publications
Osarogiagbon RU, Allen JW, Farooq A, Berry A, O'Brien T. Pathologic lymph node staging practice and stage-predicted survival after resection of lung cancer. Annals of thoracic surgery 2011; 91(5):1486-1492

Wang C, Ramirez RA, Miller LE, Farooq A, Allen JW, Weir AB, Berry A, O'brien T, Cole FH, Osarogiagbon RU. The state of pathology examinations after resection of lung cancer: A trend analysis before and after quality improvement interventions and summary of ongoing problems. Journal of thoracic oncology 2011; 6(6):S1504-S1505

Osarogiagbon RU, Ramirez RA, Wang C, Miller LE, Ul-Haq M, Farooq A, Allen JW, Spencer D, Berry A, Weir AB, Cole H, O'Brien T. Survival analysis of patients with/without lymph node examination after lung cancer resection : ASCO Meeting Abstracts Part 1. Journal of clinical oncology 2011; 29(15 Suppl.):7054

Evangelist MC, Orr WS, Ul-Haq M, Farooq A, Khattak A, Denbo J, Mahmoud A, Dilawari RA, Sachdev JC, Osarogiagbon RU. A comparison of surgical resection for distal esophageal, gastroesophageal junction, and proximal gastric cancers in the Memphis metropolitan area (MMA) : 2011 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Journal of clinical oncology 2011; 29(4 Suppl.):147

Khattak AG, Sachdev JC, Evangelist MC, Denbo J, Orr WS, Ul-Haq M, Farooq A, Thompson AC, Dilawari RA, Osarogiagbon RU. Surgical lymph node clearance and pathologic evaluation in gastric cancer : 2011 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Journal of clinical oncology 2011; 29(4 Suppl.):131

Wang C, Miller LE, Ramirez RA, Chi MT, Ul-Haq M, Arteta-Bulos RA, Farooq A, Allen JW, Weir AB, Cole H, O'Brien T, Osarogiagbon RU. Comparison of survival between the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) six and seven lung cancer staging systems in a resection cohort : ASCO Meeting Abstracts Part 1. Journal of clinical oncology 2011; 29(15 Suppl.):e17513

Farooq A, Dy GK, Demmy TL, Bogner P, Nowadly C, Tan W, Chen H, Yendamuri SS, Nwogu CE, Bushunow PW, Adjei AA, Ramnath N. Phase II study of perioperative chemotherapy with cisplatin (C) and pemetrexed (P) in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) : ASCO Meeting Abstracts Part 1. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(15 Suppl.):Abstract #e17535

Ahmad Fora, MD

Education and Training
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Residency
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

King Hussein Cancer Center, Anman, Jordan

Publications
Gottlieb R, Raczyk C, Hanna T, Fora A, Tan W, Nayyar R, Fakih M. Quantitative methodology using CT for predicting survival in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma: A pilot study. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 2010; 194(5 Suppl.):162

Bir AS, Fora AA, Levea C, Fakih MG. Spontaneous regression of colorectal cancer metastatic to retroperitoneal lymph nodes. Anticancer research 2009; 29(2):465-468

Fora A, Alabsi E, Fakih M. A case of 5-fluorouracil-induced acute psychosis. Clinical colorectal cancer 2009; 8(3):166-168

Fora A, Patta A, Attwood K, Wilding G, Fakih M. Intensive radiographic and biomarker surveillance in stage II and III colorectal cancer. Oncology 2012; 82(1):41-47

Fora AA, McMahon JA, Wilding G, Groman AE, Ma WW, Romano KS, Fakih M. A phase II study of high-dose cetuximab plus irinotecan in colorectal cancer patients with KRAS-wild type tumors who progressed on prior standard dose cetuximab and irinotecan. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(15 Suppl.):Abstract #3582

Fora AA, Patta AM, Attwood K, Wilding GE, Fakih M. Intensive radiographic and CEA screening and salvage resection in patients with stage II and III colorectal cancer : 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Journal of clinical oncology 2012; 30(4 Suppl.):Abstract #405

Prashant Nageshwar, MBBS

Education and Training
Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India

Residency
Queens Hospital Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Research Overview
Flow Cytometry on patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

Sadat Ozair, MBBS

Education and Training
Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Residency
Scranton-Temple University Residency Program, Scranton, PA

Research Overview
Prevalence of vascular disease in hemophiliacs