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Centro de Estudios Universidad Xochicalco
Internal Medicine, Highland Hospital - Alameda Health System
Primary Care, Latino Health, Human Rights Clinic
Medical Education, Mentorship, Bedside Diagnosis
My wonderful marriage.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
University of California San Francisco
Mental Health in Primary Care; Quality Improvement; Resident Education; Wellbeing in Medicine; Integrative Medicine; Nutrition
My favorite pastime is baking. I rarely eat out and prefer to prepare my food myself at home. I make my own yogurt, bread, and kefir water.Recent Presentation / Publication:
Gregory B, Larson AM, Reisch J, Lee WM; The Acute Liver Failure Study Group. Acetaminophen Dose Does Not Predict Outcome in Acetaminophen-Induced Acute Liver Failure. J Investig Med. 2010 Mar 19. PMID: 20305573
Western University of Health Sciences
Internal Medicine, UCLA-Olive View
International health, international development, health disparitites
Washington University in St. Louis
University of Texas - Medical Branch at Galveston
University of Michigan
Gastroenterology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Cholesterol Metabolism; Niemann Pick Type C Disease
Cholestrol Metabolism and Lynsosmal Storage Disease
Approach to Abnormal LFT’s. Clinical curriculum lecture to primary care residents. Highland Hospital. Oakland, CA October 2013.
Upper GI Bleeding. Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds. Highland Hospital. Oakland, CA June 2013.
Short Bowel Syndrome. UCSF East Bay Surgery Grand Rounds. Oakland, CA July 25, 2013
Upper GI Bleeding. Highland Hospital Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Oakland, CA August 9, 2013.
Therapeutic Potential of Cyclodextrin in the Treatment of Niemann Pick Type C disease. Research Seminar Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute. Oakland, CA Aug 27, 2013.
Scott, S.A., Liu, B*., Nararenko, I., Martis, S., Kozlitina, J., Yanh, Y., Ramirez, C., Kasai, Y., Hyatt, T., Peter, I., Desnick, R.J. Frequency of the Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease Common LIPA E8SJM Mutation (c.894G>A) in Various Racial and Ethnic Groups. Hepatology. 2013 Sep; 58(3):958-65. *Co-first Author PMCID: PMC3690149
Buchovecky, C.M., Turley, S.D., Brown, H.M., Kyle, S.M., McDonald, J.G., Liu, B., Pieper, A.A., Huang, W., Katz, D.M., Russell, D.W., Shendure, J., Justice, M.J. A suppressor screen in Mecp2 mutant mice implicates cholesterol metabolism in Rett Syndrome. Nature Genetics 2013 Aug 28; 45(9):1013-1020 PMCID: PMC3837522
St. George's University
Simulation medicine, bedside and classroom teaching, point-of-care ultrasound
Hayfron K, Lynch S, Raif Jawid A, Alibeigi A. The Highland Medicine Handbook: A bedside tool for residents. May 2015.
Lynch S, Schafhalter I, Subramanian I. Internal Medicine Ultrasound Training : A competency based ultrasound training program. Abstract and poster, American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, San Jose, November 2013.
Lynch S, Brah J, Cuadros Y. A Gram Positively Purulent Problem. Abstract and poster, American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, San Francisco, October 2012.
Hiking the Annapurna Sanctuary Trail in Nepal; staying close with friends from high school, college and medical school despite time and distance; ending up back in the East Bay after so many years!!
Ecuador, Nepal, Mexico, Grenada, France and all the hidden gems in the US
University of California, Davis
St. George’s University Medical School
Alameda County Medical Center
Sunita Mistry, Mariam Hasan, Indhu Subramanian, Department of Medicine, Alameda Health System, Oakland, California “The Health Care Matrix – a Powerful Tool to Teach and Perform Meaningful Quality Improvement”. First Place Regional ACP Poster Competition for QI 2013.
Chow Helen, Bruchanski N, and Mistry SR. “Plasma Cell Myeloma presenting as Ascites”. American College of Physicians Abstract/Poster. 2010.
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
California Pacific Medical Center
Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics
Chronic liver disease, including viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma
Clinical epidemiology and outcomes research with a specific focus on viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver transplantation-related outcomes
Wong RJ, Gish RG, Ahmed A. Hepatic encephalopathy is associated with significantly increased mortality among patients awaiting liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2014. [Epub ahead of print]
Wong RJ, Cheung R, Ahmed A. Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis is the Most Rapidly Growing Indication for Liver Transplantation in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the U.S. Hepatology. 2014;59(6):2188-95.
Wong RJ, Devaki P, Nguyen L, et al. Increased long-term survival among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after implementation of model for end-stage liver disease score. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014;12(9):1534-1540.
Devaki P, Wong RJ, Marupakula V, et al. Approximately one-half of patients with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma meeting Milan criteria did not receive local tumor destructive or curative surgery in the post-MELD exception era. Cancer. 2014;120(11):1725-32.
Wong RJ, Devaki P, Nguyen L, et al. Ethnic Disparities and Liver Transplantation Rates in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients in the Recent Era: Results from the SEER Registry. Liver Transpl. 2014;20(5):528-35.
Wong RJ, Kanwal F, Younossi ZM, Ahmed A. Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Coronary Artery Disease Risk: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Dig Dis Sci. 2014;59(7):1586-93.
UC San Francisco
Harvard Medical School
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Education, in-patient quality improvement
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
University of California at San Francisco
Health disparities, transitions in care, medical education, medical ethics
Stearns CR, Gonzales R, Camargo CA Jr, Maselli J, Metlay JP. Antibiotic prescriptions are associated with increased patient satisfaction with emergency department visits for acute respiratory tract infections. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009 Oct; 16 (10): 934-41
Yehia B, Long JA, Stearns CR, French B, Tebas P, Frank I. Impact of transitioning from HIV clinical trials to routine medical care on clinical outcomes and patient perceptions. AIDS Care. 2012 Nov; 24(6): 769-77.