Kendyll Gartrelle

Kendyll Gartrelle

Kendyll Gartrelle



Education: Wayne State University BS in Psychology

Year in the Program: M1

Thesis Mentor: Undecided

Research Interests: Racial disparities & early detection for pancreatic cancer; Solid organ transplantation – caregiver burden


  • Jesse MT, Gartrelle K, Bruschwein H, Hug G, LeTarte B, Lerret S, Dew MA. Non-pharmacological interventions engaging organ transplant caregivers: A systematic review. Clin Transplant. 2022 Feb 10: e14611. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14611. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35143701
  • Jesse MT, Clifton E, Kim DY, Nicholson D, Patil R, Bhavsar S, Desai S, Gartrelle K, Eshelman A, Fleagle E, Ahmedani B, Carlozzi NE, Tang A, Patel A. Prerenal Transplant Education and Evaluation Positively Impacts Outcomes. Prog Transplant. 2022 Mar;32(1):4-10. doi: 10.1177/15269248211064888. Epub 2021 Dec 3. PMID: 34860614

Awards: N/A

Conferences Attended:

  • Poster presentation for American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) - 2020: Gartrelle KJ, Schaff EM, Kirsch C, Kwon D, Ajlouni M, Khan G, Shah R, Dobrosotskaya I, Parikh PJ, Siddiqui F. Racial Disparities Among Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Patients: A Retrospective Survival Analysis of Non-Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Patients. [abstract] International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2020; 108(3): e431.
  • Quickshot oral presentation for Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS) - 2023: Gartrelle K, Lin CH, Tao MH, Nassif G, Shah R, Cools K, Steffes C, Kwon D. Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Resectable and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Does Total Neoadjuvant Therapy Affect Surgical Outcomes? [abstract] Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. 2023.

Funding: N/A

Residency Match: N/A


Personal Interests

 I enjoy reading in my free time! Top 3 favorite books/recommendations:
1) The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides
2) The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt
3) Beautiful World, Where Are You – Sally Rooney

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