PAST CHESTER PIERCE RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING SPEAKERS:
The Chester Pierce Research Society (CPRS) is a bi-monthly speaker series named in honor of MGH's Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry Chester Pierce, the first and most senior African-American physician-scientist at MGH. CPRS is designed for researchers to present their clinical, basic science and health services/policy research to the MGH community.
Valerie Stone, MD, MPH: "Disparities in the Receipt of HAART among Women with HIV/AIDS"
Sherri-Ann Burnett Bowie, MD, MPH: "Phosphate and vitamin D Physiology Revisited"
Lenny Lopez, MD, MDiv, MPH: “Racial and Gender Differences in Emergency Room Triage Assessment and Test Ordering for Chest Pain”
David Henderson, MD: "Severe Mental Illness and Metabolic Syndrome: Does Ethnicity Matter? The association of severe mental illness with metabolic syndrome and the impact of ethnicity"
William Curry, MD: “Combination immunotherapy for tumors using oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus - Type I”
J. Rodrigo Mora, MD, PhD: “Tissue-specific imprinting by gut-associated dendritic cells and retinoids: lymphocyte homing and beyond”
Alexander R. Green, MD, MPH: “Thinking Outside the Box: A Practical Framework for Cross-Cultural Care”
Aaron Styer, MD: “Endometriosis: Novel Approaches to Understanding a Familiar Disease”
Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD: “Developing a Neurophysiological Characterization of General Anesthesia-Induced Loss of Consciousness”
Karleyton C. Evans, Jr., MD: "Just another face in the crowd? An fMRI study of amygdala response to schematic faces in social anxiety disorder"
Robin Weinick, PhD: "Disparities and Quality"
Rocío Hurtado, M.D., D.T.M. & H.: "Challenges in the Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Resource-Limited Settings”
Dennis K. Norman, Ed.D. : “The Status of American Indian / Alaskan Native Health Care and the Role that Academic Institutions can play in addressing disparities in Health Care”
Dr. Pierce with past speakers