The Medical Center is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Dr. Shradha Ahuja, a recent internal medicine resident at St. Barnabas Hospital Health System, Bronx, New York, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine. She entered her residency training after earning her M.D. in 2011 at K. J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, India.
An active member of the American College of Physicians, Ahuja has coauthored seven articles in peer-reviewed professional publications and three presentations at scientific conferences.
Dr. Parvesh Mohan Garg, a recent pediatric resident at the Icahn School of Medicine, Elmhurst Hospital Center, New York, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology.
After receiving his M.B.B.S. in 2000 from Seth G. S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India, Garg earned his M.D. in pediatrics there in 2005. He served as a senior registrar in pediatrics and neonatology in Delhi, India, from 2005-09 and as a senior registrar in neonatology at the Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, in Sydney, Australia, from 2010-11 before moving to the United States in 2011 for a neonatology fellowship at East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, North Carolina, where he was chief fellow from 2012-14. He began his pediatric residency at the Icahn School of Medicine in 2014.
The author or coauthor of eight peer-reviewed journal articles, Garg has given three platform presentations nationally and has developed eight scientific poster presentations. His area of interest in neonatal AKI and necrotizing enterocolitis.
He was the national president of the fellow section of the Society of Pediatric Research from 2013-14.
Dr. Dianne E. Grunes, an assistant professor of pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pathology.
After receiving her BS in biology cum laude with departmental honors from the Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, in 2006, Grunes earned her M.D. at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, in 2010. She then had an anatomic and clinical pathology residency from 2010-14 at the Icahn School of Medicine, where she was chief resident 2012-13, and a cytology fellowship at New York University and Bellevue Hospital from 2014-15. She joined the Icahn School of Medicine faculty in 2015.
An active member of the American Society of Cytopathology, the College of American Pathology and the American Society of Clinical Pathology, Grunes is the coauthor of six articles in peer-reviewed professional publications. She has given four oral presentations nationally and has coauthored seven poster presentations.
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