Pittsburgh Fellows

Current (March 2017):

Andrea Carter, MD

Rachel Vanderberg, MD

Janice McCall, PhD

Swati Shroff, MD

Elian Rosenfeld, PhD, MPH

Amy Farkas, MD

Sarah Merriam, MD

Alumnae (March 2017):

Brielle Spataro, MD (2016)

Jennifer Rusiecki, MD (2016)

Maggie Benson, MD (2015)

Maya Lambiase, PhD(2015)

Holly Thomas, MD (2014)

Anna Donovan, MD (2014)

Carla Spagnoletti, MD, MS

Sara Tilstra, MD

Recent Publications

Tilstra SA, McNeil MA. (2017). Update in Women's Health: Evidence Published in 2016. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Apr 4;166(7):W48-W52. doi: 10.7326/M17-0129. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Farkas AH, Tilstra S, Borrero S, McNeil M (2017). Establishing Consensus on Residency Education in Women's Health. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Jan;26(1):13-17. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2016.5859. Epub 2016 Oct 12.

Smith KJ, Shihchen K, Zgibor JC, McTigue KM, Hess R, Bhargava T, Bryce CL. (2016). Cost Effectiveness of an Internet-delivered Lifestyle Intervention in Primary Care Patients with High Cardiovascular Risk. Preventive Medicine, 87:103-9.

Thomas HN, Evans GW, Berlowitz DR, Chertow GM, Conroy MB, Foy CG, Glasser SP, Lewis CE, Riley WT, Russell L, Williams O, Hess R (2016). Antihypertensive medications and sexual function in women: Baseline data from the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). Journal of Hypertension. Jun;34(6):1224-3.

Rief JJ, Hamm ME, Zickmund SL, Nikolajski C, Lesky D, Hess R, Fischer GS, Weimer M, Clark S, Zieth C, Roberts MS (2016). Using Health Information Technology to Foster Engagement: Patients' Experiences with an Active Patient Health Record. Health Communication. May 25:1-10.

Bress AP, Tanner RM, Hess R, Gidding SS, Colantonio LD, Shimbo D, Muntner P (2016). Prevalence of Eligibility Criteria for the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial in US Adults Among Excluded Groups: Age <50 years, Diabetes, or a History of Stroke. J Am Heart Assoc. In Press.

Hanmer J, Hess R, Sullivan SM, Teuteberg JJ, Kavalieratos D. (2017) Benchmarking Health-Related Quality of Life Data from a Clinical Setting. American Journal of Managed Care. In Press.

Avis NE, Colvin A, Karlamangla AS, Crawford S, Hess R, Waetjen, E, Brooks M, Tepper PG, Greendale GA. (2017) Change in Sexual Functioning Over the Menopause Transition: Results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Menopause. April;24(4): In press.

Lee VS, Kawamoto K, Hess R, Park C, Young J, Hunter C, Johnson S, Gulbransen S, Pelt CE, Horton DJ, Graves KK, Greene TH, Anzai Y, Pendleton RC. (2016) Implementation of a Value-Driven Outcomes Program to Identify High Variability in Clinical Costs and Outcomes and Association With Reduced Cost and Improved Quality. JAMA. September; 316(10): 1061-1072.

Farkas AH, Vanderberg R, Sucato G, Miller E, Akers AY, Borrero S. Racial and ethnic differences in young men’s sex and contraceptive education. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2015; 56(4): 464-7.

Vanderberg RH, Farkas AH, Miller E, Sucato GS, Akers AY, Borrero S. Racial/ethnic differences in formal sex education and sex education by parents among young women. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2016;29(1):69-73.

Rosenfeld EA, Marx J, Terry M A, Stall R, Pallatino C,  Miller E. Healthcare providers’ perspectives on expedited partner therapy for chlamydia: A qualitative study. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2015;91(6): 407-411.

Rosenfeld E, Marx J, Terry MA, Stall R, Flatt J, Borrero S, Miller E. Perspectives on expedited partner therapy for chlamydia: A survey of health care providers. International Journal of STD & AIDS. [In press; online Oct 6, 2015].

Rusiecki J, Rao Y, Cleveland J, Rhinehart Z, Champion H, Mathier M. Sex and menopause differences in response to tadalafil: 6MWD and time to clinical worsening. Pulmonary Circulation; [Accepted for publication August 2015].

Shroff S, McCoy M, Sherman B, Bak S, Mandyam V, Battaglia T. Feasibility of patient navigation in resident primary care practice: A screening mammography quality improvement initiative. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 2014; 37(4): 293-302. PMID: 25180645.

Shroff S, Benson M. Series 5: The anxious patient [computer based instruction]. Annals Virtual Patients. Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians. Published October 19, 2015.

Spataro B, Dinardo D, Tabas G,.  Series 6: Low back pain [computer based instruction]. Annals Virtual Patients. Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians; Published March 15, 2016.

Recent Posters and Presentations

Awards and Honors