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Jyotheen Karam MD

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Biography

EDUCATION/TRAINING:
Nephrology Fellowship, July 2001-July 2003
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Internal Medicine Residency, July 1998-July 2001. (Chief Resident, July 2000-July 2001)
State University of New York at Buffalo, Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York
Junior Resident, ICU, October 1997-December 1997
Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Junior Resident, ICU, August 1997-October 1997 The Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore, India
Junior Resident, Division of Emergency Medicine, January 1997-June 1997
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Rotating Internship, December 1995-December 1996 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
M.B.B.S., August 1991-December 1995
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

HONORS AND AWARDS:
• 2nd place at John J. O’Brien Research Symposium, Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York, June 2001
• Among the top 35 students selected through an All India entrance test to All India Institute of Medical
Sciences, June 1991

CERTIFICATION:
• Certified in Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine, November 2003 • Certified in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, August 2001
• Certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), August 1998

LICENSURE:
• New York, Tennessee, Florida
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Clinical Preceptor for Residents and Fellows, July 2003-Present State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

ABSTRACTS/SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS:
• Care of Elderly Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Poster presentation at American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2004.
• Changing Pattern of Care of Elderly Chronic Kidney Disease Patients.
Poster presentation at American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2004.
• Correction Factor Improves the Accuracy of BCP-Albumin Assay.
Poster presentation at National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, April 2004.
• Underestimation of GFR by MDRD Equation in Renal Transplant Patients. Poster presentation at’ 6th ASN Scientific Symposium, November 2003.
• Pharmacodynamic Response (PDR) of Lymphocyte Sub-Populations to 4-Day Anti- Lymphocyte Induction During the Early Post-Transplant Period. Abstract accepted at 36th ASN Scientific Symposium, November 2003.
• Methemoglobinemia Secondary to Local Application of Benzocaine Prior to TEE. Poster presentation at 3rd Annual Resident Scholarly Exchange Day, April 2000.
• Arsenic Poisoning Masquerading as Pancreatitis, Hepatitis and Guillian Barre Syndrome.
Poster presentation (Associate level) at American College of Physicians (Downstate) meeting in NY, March 2000.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Principal Investigator for Phase 4 study sponsored by Amgen titled: “Simplify the Treatment of Anemia with Aranesp” (STAAR)
Principal Investigator for an ongoing Phase 4 Study sponsored by Amgen titled: “Sensipar Treatment Algorithm to Reach K/DOQI Targets in Chronic Kidney Disease Subjects on Dialysis with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism”

Co-Principal Investigator for an ongoing Phase 3 Study sponsored by NABI Biopharmaceuticals titled: “Evaluate Efficacy of StaphVAX, a Bivalent Staphylococcus Aureus Glycoconjugate Vaccine in Adults on Hemodialysis”

Co-Principal Investigator for an ongoing retrospective study titled: “Chronic Kidney Disease: Current Care and Risk Factors for Progression”

SOCIETIES:
• Member of American Society of Nephrology, July 2003-Present
• Member of National Kidney Foundation, July 2002-Present

LANGUAGES:
Trilingual in English, Hindi, and Telugu.

CITIZENSHIP STATUS:
U.S. Citizen

Notes

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

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