K Scholars

Potential Overdiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma in Older Patients With Limited Life Expectancy

CTSI KL2-supported study explores the overdiagnosis of BCCs which can possibly do more harm when removed in older patients.

Charges for Blood Tests Vary Across California Hospitals

CTSI KL2 Scholar Renee Hsia, MD, reports on wide ranging charges for blood tests throughout California.

Informed consent and the ethics of the Facebook news feed study

Ethics, informed consent of Facebook study

Parents' Perspectives on Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care

Study published in BMJ Quality & Safety by former CTSI K Scholar Audrey Lyndon

Tweet Your Way to Better Health

Social media should be better utilized to convey public health messages especially to young adults.

FDA Announces Stricter Rules on Tanning Beds

CTSI K Scholar Eleni Linos, MD, comments on new rules in NY Times story.

CTSI Social Media Bootcamp for K Scholars

Academic/Research Blogging & Social Media to Amplify Your Work.

K Scholar study: Food Budgets At Month’s End And Hospital Admissions for Hypoglycemia

CTSI K Scholar funded study on low food budgets creating risk for hypoglycemia among people with diabetes.

Improving Communications for Perinatal Safety

Audrey Lyndon is best known for her work demonstrating how communication failures contribute to preventable adverse events in perinatal care – and for developing strategies to improve safety on labor and delivery units.

ER Patients Unlock Vital Info to Treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Carolyn Calfee, MD, CTSI K Scholar, is opening the door to the possibility of diagnosing and treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) before it becomes life-threatening.