Susan Irene Fesmire, MD

Dr. Fesmire received her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center after having received her Bachelors of Arts in Biology and Masters of Arts in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Texas at Austin. She served her Residency and Internship at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.Dr. Fesmire has participated in several areas of Research as well as an FDA-funded Clinical Trial.

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION-

University of Texas, Austin, Texas, December 1990
Undergraduate Degree:  Bachelors of Arts in Biology

University of Texas, Austin, Texas, May 1993
Graduate Degree:  Masters of Arts in Molecular and Cellular Biology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, May 1997, Medical Degree

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
July 1997 through June 2000, Residency and Internship

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS-

  • Assistant Professor, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, October 2000 to present
  • Full General Internal Medicine practice at the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center with additional academic commitment of 6-12 weeks per year as Supervising Faculty of the Southwestern house staff at Parkland Hospital.
  • Assistant Course Director - Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course at UTSW.
  • Clinical Guidelines Committee.  Participate in the development of practice guidelines used at the Aston Center, Parkland Hospital, and Out-patient Clinics; Co-Author of Guidelines for Treatment of the Abnormal Pap Smear and Evaluation and Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonias.
  • FDA-funded Clinical Trial:  BioStar's OiaSys Rapid Influenza A and B Analyzer; P.I. with Dr. Rita Gander, Dept. of Pathology UTSW.

 HONORS and SPECIAL RECOGNITION-

Residency Training- Superior Ratings in all rotations, 1997 to  2000
University of Texas Graduate School- Phi Kappa Psi Honor Society, 1991 to present  

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE-

Residency Training- Improvement in QT Dispersion with Selective vs. Non-Selective Beta-Blockade in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy, E.J. Eichhorn, Supervisor, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, July 1997 - August 1998

Medical School- Human Ovarian Expression of 17b-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Types 1,2, and 3, Bill Rainey, Supervisor, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, May-August 1995.
Zone-Specific Localization of Steroidogenic Enzymes in Serial Sections of Human Adrenal Gland, Bill Rainey, Supervisor, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, May - August 1995.

University of Texas Graduate School
Thesis:  Determination of Intracellular Calcium concentration in Anabaena PCC 7120 Using the Fluorescent Probe Fura-2, Jerry Brandt and Martin Poenie, Supervisors, August 1991-May 1993.
 
PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS-

Residency Training- Improvement in QT Dispersion with Selective vs. Non-Selective Beta-Blockade in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Susan I. Fesmire, E.J. Eichhorn.  Presented at XXth Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Vienna, Austria, August 1998.

Medical School- Human Ovarian Expression of 17b-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Types 1,2,and 3, Yin Zhang, R. Ann Word, Susan Fesmire, Bruce Carr and Bill Rainey, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol 81 (10), 1995
Zone-Specific Localization of Steroidogenic Enzymes in Serial Sections of Human Adrenal Gland, The University of Texas Southwestern 33rd Annual Medical Student Research Forum, April 1995.
 
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES-

Residency Training- Residency Instructor for Second-year

Medical School- Introduction to Clinical Medicine, 1998.
Medical School- Vice President Class of 1997, 1994

Graduation- University of Texas Gradate School Freshman Biology Laboratory Instructor, 1991-1993

University of Texas Undergraduate - Alpha Delta Pi Sorority


 

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