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Adam Brys, MD

Third Year Resident
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What are your career interests?

Melanoma; healthcare systems & policy.

Why did you choose Duke for residency training?

A strong academic program with opportunities for multidisciplinary research within the sciences and humanities. Talented and supportive mentorship within both Dermatology and medicine as a whole.

Education & Training

Undergraduate:  McGill University, Montreal, Canada, BS Physiology, 2012
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 2016
Internship: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2016-2017

Awards & Honors

  • William G. Anlyan Senior Scholarship, Duke University School of Medicine
  • William F. Franck Memorial Scholarship, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Distinguished Leader Award, Durham County Youth Home (2014)
  • Kathleen Terroux Prize in Physiology, McGill University (2012)
  • Alma Mater Scholarship, McGill University (2012)
  • Cabot Corp. Research Scholarship (2009-2012)
  • VA Hospital Service Award (2007-2010)
Publications & Presentations
  • Brys AK, Gowda R, Loriaux DB, Robertson GP, Mosca PJ. Nanotechnology-based strategies for combating toxicity and resistance in melanoma therapy. Biotechnol Adv. 2016 Sep-Oct;34(5):565-77. doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2016.01.004.
  • Kottschade L, Brys A, Peikert T, Ryder M, Raffals L, Brewer J, Mosca P, Markovic S. A multidisciplinary approach to toxicity management of modern immune checkpoint inhibitors in cancer therapy. Melanoma Res. 2016 Oct;26(5):469-80. doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000273
  • Gilmore BF, Brys AK, Nath NS, Barfield M, Rialon KL, Truong T, Pomann GM, Migaly J, Mosca PJ.Clinical Acuity Shorthand System: a standardized classification tool to facilitate handoffs. J Surg Res. 2017 May 1;211:163-171. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.10.033
  • Maranda EL, Sheinin R, Brys A, Rubin B, Lim HW. A case of eosinophilic fasciitis associated with pyoderma gangrenosum. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/jdv.14148.
  • Brys AK, Bhatti L, Bashir MR, Jaffe TA, Beasley GM, Nath NS, Salama AK, Tyler DS, Mosca PJ. Computed Tomography-Based Limb Volume Measurements for Isolated Limb Infusion in Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Apr;23(4):1090-5. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4972-7.
  • Brys AK, Bellet JS. Pediatric Dermatology Photoquiz: Persistent Lesion of the Thumbnail of a 3-Year-Old Boy. Lichen striatus. Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Jan-Feb;33(1):95-6. doi: 10.1111/pde.12732.
  • Brys AK, Schneider MM, Selim MA, Mosca PJ. Sentinel lymph node biopsy following a rotational flap. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 14;2015. pii: bcr2015210762. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210762.
  • Brys AK, Gandolfi BM, Levinson H, Gerardo CJ. Copperhead Envenomation Resulting in a Rare Case of Hand Compartment Syndrome and Subsequent Fasciotomy. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015 Jun 5;3(5):e396. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000367.
  • Sweidan AJ, Brys AK, Sohn DD, Sheth MR.Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations in idiopathic hypereosinophilia with warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia. J Blood Med. 2015 Sep 7;6:257-60. doi: 10.2147/JBM.S90078.