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2018 December Graduates

524 and counting – 5 students, three from NIH and two from Duke complete their Masters degree in December 2018.

Congratulations to the following students who completed their degree this fall:

Hiba Abou Assi
Hiba Abouassi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Duke Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, & Nutrition

Research Project: “Effects of Exercise on IVGTT derived metabolic flexibility in Adults with Pre diabetes”

Natalia Chalmers
Natalia Chalmers, DDS, PhD

Dental Officer (US Food and Drug Administration)
NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Research project: “Longevity of dental treatments in pediatric patients”

Panagis Galiatsatos
Panagis Galiatsatos, MD

Instructor of Medicine (Johns Hopkins University Medicine)
NIH Clinical Center

Research Project: Health Disparities and Sepsis: evaluating the role of socioeconomic variables in sepsis outcomes

Gihan Naguib, MBChB

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Johns Hopkins University Medicine)
NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Research Project: “Dietary Fatty Acid Oxidation is Decreased Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Palmitate Breath Test Study”

Joanne Wyrembak
Joanne Sutter Wyrembak, MD

Hospital Medicine Specialist, Internal Medicine Doctor
Duke Department of Medicine, Cardiology

Research Project: “Safety and Efficacy Outcomes of Left Atrial Posterior Wall Isolation Compared to Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Linear Ablation for the Treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation”