Pathology Housestaff PGY-3


PGY-4 I PGY-2 I PGY-1 I Fellows

Intisar Gheilib

Name:

Intisar Ghleilib, M.B.CH.B

Medical Degree:

AL Arab Medical University
Benghazi, Libya

Undergraduate Degree:

AL Arab Medical University
Benghazi, Libya

Hometown:

Augusta, GA

Hobbies:

Cooking and spending time with family

Accepted Fellowship:

Surgical Pathology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Augusta, GA

Reason you chose Augusta University: Location, great residents, attendings and people

Posters/Presentations:

Pathology Housestaff PGY-1 Ghleilib, Intisar A. (April 2008). Colonic Polyps and Their Relation to Colonic Carcinoma. Master dissertation’s Defense. Department of Pathology. AL Arab Medical University,

Ghleilib, Intisar A. (July 2014). The Accuracy of Prostate Biopsy to Assign Patient with Low Grade Prostate Cancer to Active Surveillance. Master dissertation’s Defense.  Boston University.

Ghleilib, Intisar A., Savage, Natasha (May 2018). CD25 in B Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Augusta University

Publications:

Pathology Housestaff PGY-1 The Accuracy of Prostate Biopsy: In Assigning Patients with Low-Grade Prostate Cancer to Active Surveillance 2017

Email Address: ighleilib@augusta.edu

 

Saleh Heneidi

Name:

Saleh Heneidi, MD

Medical Degree:

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Augusta, GA

Undergraduate Degree:

University of California
San Diego, CA

Hometown:

Laramie, WY

Hobbies:

Drawing and Basketball

Interests in Pathology:  

Molecular and Clinical Pathology

Reason you chose Augusta University:  Great teachers, colleagues and people

Posters/Presentations:

Pathology Housestaff PGY-1 Alex Clavijo, Saleh Heneidi, Won Lee, Afshin Ameri, Natasha Savage. Isolated Anterior Mediastinal Myeloid Sarcoma with Long Term Remission. CAP17 The Pathologists’ Meeting, Oct 2017, National Harbor, MD.

Fernandez AS, Rosillo JC, Heneidi S, Berolotto C. “Synapse-like” connections between adipose tissue derived pluripotent stem cells and adipocytes: Morphological and Molecular features of human adipose. 14th Annual meeting of the International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Sciences (IFATS). November 17-20th, 2016, San Diego, CA. Oral Presentation

Chen YH, Heneidi S, Azziz R. Down-Regulation of ELAVL1 Gene in the Adipose Tissue of Women with PCOS. The Endocrine Society 95th Annual Meeting, June 16, 2013, San Fransico CA

Chen YH, Heneidi S, Lee JM, Gamboa M, Azziz R. Overexpression of MicroRNA-93 (miR-93) activates the ERK1/2 pathway and down-regulates GLUT4 production in adipocytes of PCOS. 10th Annual AEPCOS Society, Sept 21-23, 2012, Beijing, China.

Saleh Heneidi, Yen-Hao Chen, G. Mable Gamboa, and Ricardo Azziz. Role of microRNA in PCOS: microRNA-93 Over-Expression Induces IL6 in Adipocytes. The Endocrine Society 94rd Annual Meeting, June 23-26, 2012, Houston, TX.

Chen YH, Heneidi S, Gamboa M, Azziz R. Role of microRNA in PCOS: microRNA-93 Over-Expression regulates GLUT4. The Endocrine Society 94rd Annual Meeting, June 23-26, 2012, Houston, TX.

Chen Y-H, Lee J-M, Heneidi S, Chazenbalk G, Gamboa GM, Azziz R. Constitutive ERK1/2 Activation Down-Regulates GLUT4 Expression in Adipocytes of Women with PCOS. 9th Annual AEPCOS Society, Oct 13-14, 2011, Orlando, FL.

Chen Y-H, Heneidi S, Azziz R. Transcriptional activator MEF2A is overexpressed in adipocytes of PCOS patients. The Endocrine Society 93rd Annual Meeting, June 4-7, 2011, Boston, MA.

Chen Y-H, Heneidi S, Azziz R. Expression of miRNAs in the adipose tissue of lean patients with PCOS. The Endocrine Society 93rd Annual Meeting, June 4-7, 2011, Boston, MA.

Saleh Heneidi, Nasif Khoury, Cristina Bertolotto, Charles Simmons. Roles of Pentraxin 3 in Innate Immunity and Inflammation. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), May 2010, Vancouver, Canada.

Saleh Heneidi, Nasif Khoury, Cristina Bertolotto, Charles Simmons. Roles of Pentraxin 3 in Innate Immunity and Inflammation. Cedars-Sinai Research Day, January 2010, Los Angeles, California.

Nasif Khoury, Saleh Heneidi, Cristina Bertolotto, Charles Simmons. TGF-b1 and Hyperosmolarity Promote Myofibroblast Differentiation. Cedars-Sinai Research Day, January 2010, Los Angeles, California.

Nasif Khoury, Saleh Heneidi, Cristina Bertolotto, Daniel Phillips, Charles Simmons. TGF-Beta1 Modulates Cardiac Fibroblast Differentiation and Growth Factor/ Cytokine Production. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), May 2009, Baltimore, Maryland.

Heneidi S, Chazenbalk G, Bertolotto C, Simmons CF, Azziz R. Direct co-culture of human adipocytes, adipose tissue macrophages and adipose stem/progenitor cells (ASPCs) reveals a mechanism for generation of new preadipocytes and a novel population of CD34 (+) ASPCs. 6th Annual meeting of the International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Sciences (IFATS). October 24-26th, 2008, Toulouse, France. Oral Presentation.

Chazenbalk G, Bertolotto C, Heneidi S, Simmons CF, Williams H, Dinh U, Azziz R. Cross-talk between macrophages, adipocytes and adipose adult stem progenitor cells results in greater adipogenesis in patients with PCOS. The Endocrine Society’s 90th Annual Meeting, June 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Gregorio Chazenbalk, Cristina Bertolotto, Saleh Heneidi, Uyen Dinh, Heith Williams, Charles F. Simmons and Ricardo Azziz. Direct co-culture of human adipocytes, resident macrophages and adipocyte stem/progenitor cells promotes generation of new preadipocytes.  International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Science. October 18-20, 2007 Indianapolis, Indiana. Oral Presentation.

Chazenbalk G, Dinh U, Bertolotto C, S Heneidi, Simmons CF, Williams H, Azziz R. Polycistic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Inflammation Effect of Adipokines on the Cytokine Production of Adipose Tissue Resident Macrophages. The Endocrine Society’s 89th Annual Meeting, June 2 - June 5, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

Azziz R, Bertolotto C, Heneidi S, Simmons C, Williams H, Dinh U, Chazenbalk G. Polycistic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Inflammation: Co-culture of Adipocytes and Resident Macrophages Isolated from Adipose Tissue. The Endocrine Society’s 89th Annual Meeting, June 2 - June 5, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

Bertolotto, Y. Knauer, N. Khoury, S. Heneidi, V. Ubal, S. Bassilian, J. Xu, C. Wang, J. P. Whitelegge, K. F. Faull, C. F. Simmons. Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Myofibroblasts: α-Smooth Muscle Actin-EGFP Transgenic Mouse Model. American Society for Cell Biology, December 2006, San Diego, California.

2012: Medical College of Georgia Translational Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, & Genetics Meeting, Augusta GA – “Roles of miRNA in PCOS”

2011: Medical College of Georgia Translational Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, & Genetics Meeting, Augusta GA – “TRIM71: miRNA regulation in PCOS”

2009: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 3rd Annual Immunology Conference at Pepperdine University Malibu, CA – “Innate Immunity and Inflammation: new roles for Pentraxin 3.”

2008: 6th Annual meeting of the International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Sciences (IFATS), Toulouse, France – “Direct co-culture of human adipocytes, adipose tissue macrophages and adipose stem/progenitor cells (ASPCs) reveals a mechanism for generation of new preadipocytes and a novel population of CD34 (+) ASPCs.”

Publications:

Wu HL,Heneidi S, Chuang TY, Diamond MP, Layman LC, Azziz R, Chen YH. The expression of the miR-25/93/106b family of micro-RNAs in the adipose tissue of women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Dec; 99(12):E2754-61. PMID: 25243570

Ogura F, Wakao S, Kuroda Y, Tsuchiyama K, Bagheri M,HeneidiS, Chazenbalk G, Aiba S, Dezawa M. Human adipose tissue possesses a unique population of pluripotent stem cells with nontumorigenic and low telomerase activities: potential implications in regenerative medicine. Stem Cells Dev. 2014 Apr 1; 23(7):717-28. PMID: 24256547

Saleh Heneidi, Ariel A. Simerman, Erica Keller, Prapti Singh, XinMin Le, and Gregorio Chazenbalk. Awakened by Cellular Stress: Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Population of Pluripotent Stem Cells Derived from Human Adipose Tissue. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 5; 8(6):e64752. PMID: 23755141

Yen-Hao Chen, Saleh Heneidi, Jung-Min Lee, David W. Stepp, Larry Layman, Gloria Mabel Gamboa, Gregorio Chazenbalk, and Ricardo Azziz. Roles of miRNA in the Aberrant Glucose Metabolism of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Induction of miR-93 Regulates GLUT4 Expression in Human Adipocytes. Diabetes. 2013 Jul; 62(7):2278-86. PMID: 23493574

Gregorio Chazenbalk G, Chen Y-H, Heneidi S, Lee J-M, Wang C, Xu J, Pall M, Chen Y-D I,  Azziz R. Abnormal expression of genes involved in inflammation, lipid metabolism, and Wnt signaling in the adipose tissue of polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 May; 97(5):E765-70. PMID: 22344199

Chazenbalk G, Bertolotto C, Heneidi S, Aronowitz J, Yoshimura K, Simmons CF, Azziz R. Novel pathway of adipogenesis through cross-talk between adipose tissue macrophages, adipose stem/progenitor cells and adipocytes. PLoS ONE 6:e17834, 2011. PMID: 21483855

Chazenbalk G, Trivax BS, Yildiz BO, Bertolotto C, Mathur R, Heneidi S, Azziz R. Regulation of adiponectin secretion by adipocytes in the polycystic ovary syndrome: Role of tumor necrosis factor-a. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Feb;95(2):935-42. PMID: 20089616

Publications - Peer-reviewed Articles – Reviews, Editorials, and Letters:

Heneidi S, Bertolotto C, Chazenbalk G, Simmons C, Azziz R. Cover art –Year 2010. Nature Reviews-Endocrinology, Vol 6 (all issues). http://www.nature.com/nrendo/journal/v6/n1/index.html

Publications - Chapters and Other Reviews:

Heneidi S, Chazenbalk G. Worth the Weight: Adipose Stem Cells in Human Disease, in Rakesh Srivastava, Sharmila Shankar, eds. Stem Cells and Human Diseases. Springer, New York, NY , 2012, IX, p. 323-339.

Publications – Non-peer-reviewed Articles – Artwork:

Heneidi S, Article Art – Microscopy Photomicrograph Women Health (Magazine). 2013

Random Fact: I grew up on diary farm. I can do the splits and I have broken all but 1 toe. 

Email Address: sheneidi@augusta.edu

  Diana Metry                            

Name:

Diana Metry, M.B.B.Ch

Medical Degree:

Cairo University School of Medicine (El Kasr El Ainy)
Cairo, Egypt

Undergraduate Degree:

Cairo University School of Medicine (El Kasr El Ainy)
Cairo, Egypt

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Hobbies:

Cooking, church, community serving traveling and meeting new people

Interests in Pathology:

Genitourinary and GYN Pathology

Reason you chose Augusta University: Well-known program, close to family and friendly staff

Posters/Presentations:  

Awad HH, Tisminetzky M, Metry D, McManus D. Magnitude, Treatment, and Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Hospitalized with Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Community-Based Study. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2016 Jan; 13(1): 13–20.

Herman HK, Metry D, Caltharp S. Identification of Bile Duct Paucity in Alagille Syndrome: Utilizing CK7 and EMA Immunohistochemistry as a reliable panel for accurate diagnosis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jan-Feb;19(1):47-50

Naguib MM, Robinson H, Shoffeitt C, Howe H, Metry D, Shehata BM. Modified Rapid AChE Method (MRAM) for Hirschsprung Disease Diagnosis: A Journey from Meier-Ruge Until Now. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016 Aug 23:1-11

Shinnick J, Abramowsky CR, Khoshnam N, Broecker JS, Metry D, Thomas AC, Curtis CL, Shehata BM. Paracrine Effects of Leydig Cell Nodular Hyperplasia, Two Case Reports: A Neglected Phenomenon. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016 Aug 23:1-7

Khoshnam N, Shehata BM, Metry D. Primary Pediatric Breast Lesions: Comparing the Prevalence of Malignancies in the Middle East to North America; Review of 1,044 Cases. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2017, Mar 0:1-10

Metry D., Abramowsky C.R., Deshpande S.,Khoshnam N., Darrisaw L. Gupta N. Pediatric Right Ventricular Cardiac Steatosis Following Immunosuppressive Treatment. (Submitted)

Metry D., Abramowsky C.R., Gupta N. Early detection of chronic hepatic transplant rejection by immunohistochemistry. (In process)

Awad HH, Tisminetzky M, Metry D, McManus D. Magnitude, Treatment, and Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Hospitalized with Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Community-Based Study. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2016 Jan; 13(1): 13–20.

Herman HK, Metry D, Caltharp S. Identification of Bile Duct Paucity in Alagille Syndrome: Utilizing CK7 and EMA Immunohistochemistry as a reliable panel for accurate diagnosis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jan-Feb;19(1):47-50

Naguib MM, Robinson H, Shoffeitt C, Howe H, Metry D, Shehata BM. Modified Rapid AChE Method (MRAM) for Hirschsprung Disease Diagnosis: A Journey from Meier-Ruge Until Now. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016 Aug 23:1-11

Shinnick J, Abramowsky CR, Khoshnam N, Broecker JS, Metry D, Thomas AC, Curtis CL, Shehata BM. Paracrine Effects of Leydig Cell Nodular Hyperplasia, Two Case Reports: A Neglected Phenomenon. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016 Aug 23:1-7

Khoshnam N, Shehata BM, Metry D. Primary Pediatric Breast Lesions: Comparing the Prevalence of Malignancies in the Middle East to North America; Review of 1,044 Cases. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2017, Mar 0:1-10

Metry D., Abramowsky C.R., Deshpande S.,Khoshnam N., Darrisaw L. Gupta N. Pediatric Right Ventricular Cardiac Steatosis Following Immunosuppressive Treatment. (Submitted)

Metry D., Abramowsky C.R., Gupta N. Early detection of chronic hepatic transplant rejection by immunohistochemistry. (In process)

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Favorite Shampoo: ‘Johnson & Johnson No more tears’ because it doesn’t burn my eyes when I cry in the shower.

Email Address: dmetry@augusta.edu

 

Okechukwu Nwogbo

Name:

Okechukwu Valentine Nwogbo, M.D., B.S.

Medical Degree:

Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Awka Nigeria

Undergraduate Degree:

Nnamdi Azikiwe University
College of Health Sciences
Nigeria

Hometown:

Schererville, IN (Originally from Isu-Aniocha)
Awka Nigeria

Hobbies:

Playing tennis, going to the gym, sightseeing and watching geopolitical news and sports

Interest in Pathology:                 

Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine and Hematopathology

Reason you chose Augusta University: The friendly and hospitable faculty and residents in addition to its prime location and environment suitable for work/family life balance. 

Posters/Presentations:

Pathology Housestaff PGY-1 Nwogbo, O.V. (July, 2008). Cutaneous Manifestation of Tuberculosis, Internal Medicine Clinical Conference. Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria.

Nwogbo. O.V. (September, 2009). Incidence of Stroke in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital. Internal Medicine Clinical Conference. Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi, Nigeria.

Nwogbo, O.V., Kennedy,B.. (March, 2013). Dynamic Hyperinflation and Cardiac Arrest During One-Lung Ventilation. Problem Based Learning Case.

Dzarki,R., Nwogbo, O.V. (May, 2013). Parvo Virus B19 Arthropathy. Problem Based Learning Case

Publications:

Adam, A.D, Talarico, E., Nwogbo, O.V. (2012). Sandra's Dyspnea. Problem Based Learning Case (pp.358). Gary: American Association of Medical Colleges.

Random Fact: I love singing in the choir and cooking Nigerian dishes.

Email Address: onwogbo@augusta.edu