Akash Shah MD

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Internal Medicine
Illinois
American Board of Internal Medicine

THE FRANCISCAN ST. JAMES HEALTH Olympia Fields, IL
- INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENT, PGY-3, July 2014- Present

Medical School
DES MOINES UNIVERSITY Des Moines, IA

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO BOOTH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS,
- Business, BUSINESS SCHOLARS; Summer 2009
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY,
- Molecular Biotechnology, MASTERS IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES; May 2009
THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY,
- Biological Sciences, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE with University Honors; May 2006

“Small Molecule and Amino Acid Induced Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles”- Nationwide
- Hesham M. Zakaria, Akash Shah, Michael Konieczny, Joan A. Hoffmann, A. Jasper Nijdam,
and M. E. Reeves, Langmuir 2013 29 (25), 7661-7673
Shah, Akash M. "LOCALIZATION OF NICOTINE-SENSITIVE CELLS IN THE BRAINSTEM." The Journal
of Young Investigators 18, no. 2 (February 2008), http://www.jyi.org/research/re.php?id=1418 ;
February 2008
Mid-ATLANTIC BIO CONFERENCE 2008
- Understanding Biofouling: Nonspecific Binding on Gold Nanoparticles; October 2008
HONORS THESIS, Localization of Nicotine Sensitive Cells in the Brain Stems; Summer 2005 – 2006
- Locate Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), α7, in The pedunculopontine nucleus
(PPN) of the Brain Stem
Nationwide
Virginia

THE INTERN OF THE YEAR 2014-15 FOR THE FRANCISCAN ST. JAMES HEALTH; June 2015 Chicago, IL
THE GOLD HUMANISM HONORS SOCIETY; April 2013 Des Moines, IA
- The Society honors medical students, residents, role-model physician-educators, and
other exemplars who have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership,
compassion and dedication to service.
THE GW BIZ PLAN COMPETITION; April 2009
- 3
rd
Place winner, $3000 price, The George Washington University
WAKE FOREST BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION; March 2009
- Semifinalist, Wake Forest University
GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP from Masters in Molecular Biotechnology program; Spring 2008,
2009
STUDENT UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP; Aug. 2003-04
- by Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Washington D.C.
Winston-Salem, NC
Washington D.C.
Jonesboro, AR
UNIVERSITY HONOR STUDENT, Arkansas State University; Aug. 2003-06 Jonesboro, AR

- American College of Physicians: national internal medicine organization
- Student Osteopathic Internal Medicine Association: raises interest and provides
information in regard to the multi-disciplinary field of internal medicine.
- Student Osteopathic Medical Association: representative body for osteopathic
medical students across the nation, and actively links students to the members,
philosophies and activities of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA)
and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
- Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association: Iowa chapter of osteopathic profession
- American Osteopathic Association: National osteopathic organization
- American Medical Student Association: the oldest and largest independent
association of physicians-in-training in the U.S. developed and governed by
students. Involved in global health and service projects, works to increase
awareness of social issues, and advocates for both osteopathic and allopathic
medical students.