Shilpa Shahani, BSc

University of Nevada School of Medicine
Pediatrics
2040 W. Charleston Blvd. Ste 402
Las Vegas, NV
USA 89102
Email: sshahani@medicine.nevada.edu

Biographical Sketch:
HONORS AND AWARDS Honors in OB/GYN clerkship ©« 2009 Honors in Psychiatry clerkship ©« 2009 Healthcare Hero of Nevada to the class of 2010 ©« 2008 Biomedical Engineering Honor Society ©« 2003 RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Research Assistant Principal Investigator: Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Senior Thesis Researcher Principal Investigator: Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University PUBLICATIONS Qiang Li, Jun Wang, Shilpa Shahani, Danny D.N. Sun, Blanka Sharma, Jennifer H. Elisseeff, and Kam W. Leong, "Biodegradable and photocrosslinkable phosphoester hydrogel," Biomaterials, 27(7):1027-34 (2005). Varghese S., Theprungsirikul P., Shahani S., Hwang N. S., Yarema, K., Elisseef J. H. "Glucosamine Modulates Chondrocyte Proliferation, Proteoglycan Synthesis and Gene Expression Through Hexosamine Pathway," Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 15(1):59-68 (2007). COMMUNITY SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Student Outreach Clinic, Student Doctor ©« 2006-2007 Flu Shot Vaccination Clinic at Boyfs and Girlfs Club, Group Leader ©« 2007 Refugee Youth Project, Project Coordinator ©« 2002-2004 TEACHING EXPERIENCE AVID Tutor, math/science ©« Clark County School District ©« Las Vegas, NV ©« 2006 Tutor, math/science ©« Awesome Tutors ©« Las Vegas, NV ©« 2006 Tutor, math/chemistry ©« Johns Hopkins University ©« Baltimore, MD ©« 2002-2004 Tutor, math/English ©« Refugee Youth Project ©« Baltimore, MD ©« 2002-2004 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Medical Association ©« 2006 - present American College of Physicians ©« 2006 - present