Edward R. Feller Clinical Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Clinical Professor of Medical Science

Education

University of Pennsylvania, BA. 1967

NJ Medical School (Newark, NJ) - MD degree, 1973

McGill University (Royal Victoria Hospital, Montral, PQ). medical resident (1973-1975

Massachusetts General Hosp.( Harvard Univ.,Boston, MA) -GI Fellowship - 1975-1977

Brown Affiliations

research overview

 Clinical interests include inflammatory pancreatic disease and viral hepatitis in underserved populations. Research focuses on medical student teaching ;media literacy; cognitive reasoning; disparities in care; fostering student involvement in scientific writing for publication and presentation at scientific meetings, including over 125 student/trainee presentations at regional or national meetings.

He is the lead faculty member of the developping Alpert Medical School Writing Center / Writing Fellows Program and co-leader of  Master's thesis Project mentoring for the Primary care.Population Medicine Master's thesis project

research statement

MEDICAL STUDENTS AS FIRST AUTHORS AT NATIONAL / REGIONAL MEETINGS FROM 2002 to 2014. Students in BOLD

  1. Reddy S, Shah SA, Feller ER. Lymphocutic esophagitis and dysphagia. American College of Gastroenterology national meeting.Phila, PA. October, 2014
  2. Ha A, Nguyen J, Doyle R, Feller ER. HBV perceptions of Asian Americans in RI. American College of Gastroenterology national meeting.Phila, PA. October, 2014
  3. Fleming J, Greenspan N, Feller ER, Shah SA .Successful repair of duodenal perforation by over-the-scope clip after failed surgical repair.Annual  Meeting. Am Coll Gastro Oct., 2013.San Diego, CA
  4. Austin Y. Ha, Richard J. Doyle, Edward Feller Correlating Perceived Hepatitis B Status with Actual Status in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Rhode Island APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association.New York, NY, Oct.2013)
  5. Patel C, Feller E. Exaggeration and omission in press releases from proton therapy centers. American Public Health Association annual  meeting, 2013.(Boston, MA)
  6. Jamborabo D, Feller E . Splenic rupture caused by colonoscopy American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting ( San Francisco, CA 2013)
  7. Fleming J, Feller E, Shah SA. Treatment of endoscopic perforation with over-the-scope clips . American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting,( San Francisco, CA, 2013)
  8. Jacobs L*, Feller E. Analysis of expressed and latent content of popular internet pornography;:potential effects on adolescent development. American Assoc of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry( San Francisco, CA )Oct., 2012
  9. Coughlin KA*, Hunt J, Feller E. Understanding MMOG video game engagement in Psychiatric adolescent inpatients. American Assoc of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry( San Francisco, CA )Oct., 2012
  10. MacNamara M*,Wilhelm A*, Dy G*,Landau C, Poshkus M, Feller E. Cross-cultural communication: Curriculum development for internal medicine residents. NEGEA Annual Retreat(Boston, MA)March, 2012.
  11. Hussain RS*, Gentilesco B, Feller E. Altered mental status and a neurosarcoidosis flare. New England Society of General Internal Medicine meeting.(New haven, CT) March,2013
  12. Dy G*, Feller E Celebrating collaborations: lessons in refugee health outreach. Family Medicine Global Health Workshop (San Diego, CA) Oct., 2011
  13. Patel C*, Feller E> EXaggeration and Omission in press releases from proton therapy centers. MIT-Sloan Bioinnovations Conference.(Cambridge, MA)March, 2012.
  14. Karlik J*, Machan JT, Bancroft B, Suorza K, Lidofsky S, Shah S, Feller E, LeLeiko N. Adolescents with IBD: Characteristics of Transition of Care in Rhode Island. American Gastroenterology Association national scientific session.(San Diego, CA. May, 2010)
  15. Dy G*, Feller E. A woman with a broken heart. Causation or association ? American College of Physicians annual scientific session (Toronto, Ontario, Canada. April, 2010)
  16. Kalasapudi B*, Feller E Neurolyme disease: A woman with an insensitive tongue. NE Society of General Internal Medicine annual meeting ( Providence, RI. April, 2010)
  17. Kochar A*, Feller E, Schiffman F. Lactic Acidosis due to B-cell lymphoma. NE Society of General Internal medicine annual meeting ( Providence, RI , April, 2010)
  18. Feller R*, Feller E Unusual cause of diagnostic delay in metastatic cancer . NE Society of General Internal medicine annual meeting ( Providence, RI , April, 2010)
  19. Notoff N*, Feller E. Ceftriazone: Cure or cause ? American College of Physicians annual scientific meeting ( Phila., PA. April, 2009)
  20. Dean AL*, Lambrese J*, Dollase R, Feller E, Taylor J. Gender and sexuality in healthcare: Student-led elective to address curricular deficiencies. National American Medical Student Association annual meeting (Washington, DC. March, 2009)
  21. Garg S*, Shah S, Mega A, Feller E . GI bleeding due to small bowel metastases of renal cell carcinoma. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  22. Larson A*, Pradhan D, Feller E. Shunting in orthodeoxia platypnea syndrome. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  23. Lam M*, Feller E, Alexander N. Sexual tourism: A cause of traveler's diarrhea. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  24. Rommel J*, Feller E. A weightlifter with a headache. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  25.  Lakin J*, Feller E. Are patients with patent foramen ovale at increased risk for paradoxical cerebrovascular emboli ? Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  26. De Leon L*, Shah S, Adrain A, Feller E. An exceptional case of pancreatitis…of the stomach. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  27. Schwarz D*, Ponder K*, Feller E. Delayed diagnosis: Non-specific findings and diagnostic challenges in eating disorders. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. (Boston, MA. March, 2009)
  28. Tshieh T*, Morrissey P, Christian J, Feller E. Public health implications of renal transplant candidates on the Expanded Donor Criteria waiting list. American Public Health Association national scientific meeting. ( San Diego, CA Oct, 2008)
  29. Kemble A*, Marmor MF, Feller ER, Bahr R, Anderson KL . " Through the artist's lens: The role of art in teaching ophthalmology to medical students.New England Ophthalmology Society (Boston, MA; May, 2008)
  30. Hermann L*, Feller ER. A school-based initiative to improve health encounters for deaf teenagers. American Public Health Association national scientific meeting. ( San Diego, CA Oct, 2008)
  31. Kovacic K*, Taylor J, Feller E. Breastfeeding advocacy through legislation. Thirteenth Annual International meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. (Dearborn, MI, Oct 23-28, 2008`
  32. Dagostino ML*, Feller ER. Design of algorithms for rapid identification of CDC category A bioterrorism agents. American Public Health Association national meeting. ( San Diego, CA Oct, 2008)
  33. Kuroki L*, Stuckey A(resident), Feller E, Dizon D, Granai CO Gynecologic oncology tumor board recommendations: patient eligibility vs actual enrollment New England Society of Gynecologic Oncology.(Boston, MA June, 2008 )
  34. Dean A*, Lambrese J*, Taylor J, Dollase, R, Feller E. Gender and society in healthcare: a preclinical elective course.Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. (Pittsbugh, PA .Spring, 2008)
  35.  Kopec K (resident), Shah S, Feller ER Eosinophilic esophagitis presenting with dyspepsia and anorexia American College of Gastroenterology annual scientific session San Diego, CA ( October, 2008.)
  36. Latif S*, Feller E, Spector J, Shah SA. Fever and sepsis as an unusual presentation of erosion of an IVC filter into the duodenum. Amer College of Gastroenterology annual scientific session (Nov, 2007; Philadelphia, PA.)
  37. Modi R*, Feller E, Shah SA. Small bowel melanoma presenting as occult GI bleeding. American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting (Nov., 2007.Philadelphia, PA)
  38. Lam MB*, Feller E, Shah SA Narrow band imaging in the identification of sessile serrated adenomas. Amer. College of Gastroenterology annual scientific meeting.( Nov., 2007.Phila., PA)
  39. Ly EJ*, Feller E, Schiffman F. Recurrent lymphoma presenting as incarcerated umbilical hernia. American College of Gastroenterology annual scientific meeting( Nov,,2007.Phila., PA)
  40. Wolf F*, Feller E, Nolan P, Anh SH. Screening for peripheral arterial disease.Public health Implications. American Public Health Association meeting (Nov, 2007.Wash., DC)
  41. Levy C*, Edward Feller, Suzanne Riggs. Public health implications of the Internet-based pro- anorexia movement. Am. Public Health Asssoc. annual meeting ( Nov., 2007.Wash, DC)
  42. Chew K*, Allen S, Taylor L, Rich J, Feller E Hepatitis C treatment outcomes at the RI Correctional Institution. Amer Assoc for the Study of Liver Diseases (Oct. 2007.Boston, MA)
  43.  Kim W*, Kerzer M, Feller ER, Moss SF. High prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in ethnic Cambodians in New England. Massachusetts American College of Physicians Scientific session.
  44. Kahle E*, Kim DS(resident), Feller ER, Anderson AC, Luks FI. Linear increase in risk of appendiceal rupture with prolonged duration of symptoms. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (San Francisco, CA; October, 2007)
  45. Flynn S*, Kislak RM, Feller E. Pediatric legal consults: A medico-legal collaborative to improve the health of low-income children. APHA Scientific Session (Boston, MA; Nov., 2006)
  46.  Nee J*, Shiffman F, Feller E. American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Session (San Diego, CA; 2006)
  47.  Denucci S*, Denucci T, Feller E. HCV-associated lymphoma presenting as splenic vein thrombosis. American College of Gastro. (ACG) Scientific Session (Las Vegas, NV; Nov., 2006)
  48. Won E*, Feller J, Feller E. Sebaceous gland carcinoma as the initial clue to occult colon carcinoma (Muir-Torre Syndrome) ACG Scientific Session .2006(Las Vegas,NV)
  49. Farooqi S*, Carino G, Feller E. Elevated intra-abdominal pressure and organ failure in abdominal lymphoma. ACG Scientific Session. 2006 ( Las Vegas, NV)
  50. Belgrave S*, Feller J, Feller E. Hemobilia with gallbladder necrosis: Report of 2 cases
  51. Young W*, Shah SA, Feller E. Budd-Chiari Syndrome due to IVC obstruction by leiomyosarcoma.
  52.  Kim I*, Feller E. Anorexia nervosa and athletes : A primer for primary care physicians. NE Society of Teachers of Family Medicine ( Danvers, MA; 2006)
  53. Horowitz A*, Feller ER, Caldamone A. Testicular self-exam: Education and tutorial. American Urologic Society - New England section. (Providence, RI Sept, 2006)
  54. Yu E*, Feller ER, Allen S, Rich J. Silent epidemic: Competitive exercise-induced rhabdomyolosis and acute renal failure in male prisoners. National Scientific Session- American College of Physicians (San Francisco, CA, 2005)
  55. Metz Y*, Selo D(resident), Shah SA, Feller ER. Incarcerated hernia as the initial manifestation of adenocarcinoma of unknown primary. American College of Gastroenterology ( Honolulu, HA, 2005)
  56. Chu G*, Tom A*, Feller ER. Mental status changes as the presenting feature of Clostridium difficile – induced toxic megacolon. American College of Gastroenterology national meeting , 2005
  57. Grenier NL*, Shah SA, Gold G, Feller, ER. Metastatic melanoma of the gallbladder presenting as acute emphysematous cholecystitis. American College of Gastroenterology national meeting, 2005
  58. Dadekian G*, Feller ER. Pneumatosis intestinalis caused by Mycobacterium avium intracellulaire (MAI) in an AIDS patient. American College of Gastroenterology national meeting, 2005.
  59. Dubowitz N*, Lally M, Feller ER, Mitty J. Creation of a visual card illustrating the importance of adherence to anti-retroviral therapy. Infectious Disease Society of America ( San Francisco, CA, 2005)
  60. Abu Dayyeh B*, Frances M*, Paek I*, Feller ER, Taylor L, Rich J, Allen S. Hepatitis C virus in a correctional facility: Characteristics of 172 HCV RNA- positive male prisoners. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Scientific Session (Boston, MA, 2004)
  61. Chaguturu S*, Huang J*, Feller ER, Greenspan N, Myers J. Another golf hazard: golf-swing induced rupture of a pancreatic pseudocyst into the pleural space. American College of Physicians National Scientific Session( New Orleans, LA, 2004)
  62. Metz J*, Feller ER, Rakatansky H, Shah SA. Metastatic Crohn's disease presenting as a breast mass. Am Coll. of Gastro. national meeting (Orlando, FL, 2004)
  63. Law K*, Shah SA, Feller ER. Intestinal obstruction as a feature of metastatic breast carcinoma.Am Coll. of Gastro. National meeting(Orlando, FL, Nov., 2004)
  64. Clements A*, Feller ER, Schiffman F, Shah SA. Clostridia septicum as the presenting feature of colon carcinoma. American College of Gastroenterology. National meeting (Orlando, FL, 2004)
  65.  S Stipho (resident), MD Hein, ER Feller, SA Shah. Subacute Thyroiditis Induced by IFN-alpha Therapy. Poster presentation ACG 2004, Orlando, FL.
  66.  S Stipho(resident), R Welch, ER Feller, SA Shah. Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Crohn's Disease Responding to Infiximab. Poster presentation ACG 2004, Orlando, FL.
  67. Zipser B*, Shah SA, Feller ER. Metastatic carcinoid tumor causing biliary obstruction(, national American College of Gastroenterology meeting, 2003)
  68. Zipser BD*, Feller ER, Shah SA. Resolution of lymphocytic gastritis following treatment for H. pylori national American College of Gastroenterology meeting, 2003
  69.  Silvia JM*, Gardner G*, Shah SA, Feller ER. Double duct sign due to pancreatic lymphoma in AIDS , national American College of Gastroenterology meeting, 2003)
  70. Shah P*, Mascarenhas J(resident), Silversmith W, Feller ER. Severe acute pancreatitis in systemic lupus erythematosis , national American College of Gastroenterology meeting, 2003)
  71. McBean J*, Feller ER, Goldstein L, Lapidus C. Melanoma presenting as rectal bleeding. Annual Scientific Session, American College of Physicians (San Diego, CA, 2003)
  72. Myung P*, Feller ER, Taylor L. Sexual transmission of hepatitic C : A primer for clinicians. American Academy of Family Practice national meeting 2003
  73. Fukudome E*, Sheth A*, Shah SA, Feller ER. Splenic abscess due to pancreatic disease:report of 4 cases. Annual Scientific Session, American College of Gastroenterology ( Baltimore, MD, 2003)
  74. Shirazian T*, Feller ER, Shah S : The spectrum of entero-vaginal fistula in Crohn's disease: report of 8 cases. Annual Scientific Session, American College of Gastroenterology (Seattle,WA, 2002)
  75. Skolnick A*, Stone A(resident), Marcoux D, Feller ER: Pernicious vomiting and eosinophilia. Annual Scientific Session, American College of Gastroenterology 2002
  76. Green G* , Coronado B(resident), Feller ER. Utility of plain abdominal radiographs in the emergency room : review of 500 consecutive cases. Radiologic Society of North America Annual Scientific Session (Chicago, IL, 2002)