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Crozer Hosts Annual Resident Research Day


  • Guy Hewlett, M.D., director of Medical Education, with Research category award winner Daying Zhang, M.D. Not shown: David Ginsburg, M.D. (faculty advisor).
  • Hewlett with Case Report award winners Pareen Shah, M.D., and Alana Kekevian, D.O. Not shown: Andrew Meyer, M.D., and Kelly Ecker, D.O. (faculty advisers).
  • Hewlett with Quality Improvement category award winners Pareen Shah, M.D., Kelly Bradley-Dodds, M.D. (faculty adviser) and Amit Thakral, M.D., MBA.


Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Office of Medical Education held its annual Resident Research Day on May 23 at the James E. Clark Education Center at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

Residents presenting at the program gained experience preparing, organizing and disseminating research results in preparation for presenting at a regional or national scientific meeting. 

Congratulations to the winners: 

• Research Category: “Kruppel-like Factor 9 and Control of Progesterone Receptor Signaling in Human Parturition” by Daying Zhang, M.D., and David S. Ginsburg, M.D., from the Department of OB/GYN at Crozer and John Mark P. Pabona, Frank A. Simmen and Rosalia C.M. Simmen from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Department of Physiology).

• Quality Improvement: “Nutritional Guidance in Chester, PA: ‘Food Pryamid for the Mummy’” by Pareen Shah, M.D., and Amit Thakral, M.D., MBA, of the Department of Pediatrics at Crozer.

• Case Report: “Unbalanced translocation of chromosome 6 and 10 in an infant with a congenital hydrocephalus and multiple congenital anomalies” by Pareen Shah, M.D., Alana Kekevian, D.O., Andrew Meyer, M.D. and Kelly Ecker, D.O. from the Department of Pediatrics at Crozer.

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