The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Publications and Presentations

2015 UTGSM Scholarly Activity

June Publications

McCoy, JM: Biopsy Techniques. In Kademani, D, Tiwana P (eds.) Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Louis, Elsevier, Chapter 80, 840-847, 2015.

Rinehart DR, Lockhart NR, Hamilton LA, Langdon JR, Rowe AS. Management of Apixaban-associated subdural hematoma: A case report on the use of factor eight inhibitor bypassing activity. Critical Care Medicine. 2015 Jun;43(6):e203-7.

Blevins DW, Yao ML, Yong L, Kabalka GW. Iododemetallation of potassium organotrifluoroborates and tributylarylstannanes using sodium iodide/iron(III) chloride. Tetrahedron Letters. 2015 Jun;56(23):3130-32.

Zheng MQ, Collier L, Bois F, Kelada OJ, Hammond K, Ropchan J, Akula MR, Carlson DJ, Kabalka GW, Huang Y. Synthesis of [(18)F]FMISO in a flow-through microfluidic reactor: Development and clinical application. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 2015 Jun;42(6):578-84.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Regal KM, Sparer TE, Lu D, Elks CM, Grant RW, Stephens JM, Burk DH, Collier JJ. CCL20 is elevated during obesity and differentially regulated by NF-kappaB subunits in pancreatic beta-cells. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 2015 Jun;1849(6):637-52.

Rosendorff C, Lackland DT, Allison M, Aronow WS, Black HR, Blumenthal RS, Cannon CP, de Lemos JA, Elliott WJ, Findeiss L, Gersh BJ, Gore JM, Levy D, Long JB, O'Connor CM, O'Gara PT, Ogedegbe O, Oparil S, White WB. Treatment of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Hypertension. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 2015 Jun;9(6):453-98.

White WM, Thiel DD. Editorial comment. Urology. 2015 Jun;85(6):1358-9.

Ranganath HA, Panella TJ. Administration of ipilimumab to a liver transplant recipient with unresectable metastatic melanoma. Journal of Immunotherapy. J Immunother. 2015 Jun;38(5):211.

Manhas A, Nimjee SM, Agrawal A, Zhang J, Diaz O, Zomorodi AR, Smith TP, Powers CJ, Sauvageau E, Klucznik RP, Ferrell A, Golshani K, Stieg PE, Britz GW. Comprehensive overview of contemporary management strategies for cerebral aneurysms. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Lands RH. Small talk. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Moss J, Heidel E, Johnson J, Powell C, Dittrich E, Rawn S, Terry PD, Goldman M, Waters WB, White WM. Ability of community-based prostate cancer screening to target an appropriate and underserved population. World Journal of Methodology. 2015 Jun 26;5(2):10-2.

Pasciak A, Jones A, Wagner L. TH-AB-201-05: Sensitivity of the diagnostic radiological index of protection (DRIP) to the scatter spectrum in fluoroscopy. Medical Physics. 2015 Jun;42(6):3718.


May Publications

Kendrick JM. Diabetes Care Before, During and After Pregnancy, 5th ed. New York, March of Dimes, 2015.

Yost MJ, Gardner J, Bell RM, Fann SA, Lisk JR, Cheadle WG, Goldman MH, Rawn S, Weigelt JA, Termuhlen PM, Woods RJ, Endean ED, Kimbrough J, Hulme M. Predicting academic performance in surgical training. Journal of Surgical Education. 2015 May-Jun;72(3):491-9.

Berthelier V, Harris J, Estenson K, Baudry J. Discovery of an inhibitor of Z-Alpha1 antitrypsin polymerization. Plos One. 2015 May 11;10(5):e0126256.

Foster MD, Hudson JW. Contemporary update on the treatment of dog bite: Injuries to the oral and maxillofacial region. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2015 May;73(5):935-42.

Pasciak AS, McElmurray JH, Bourgeois AC, Heidel RE, Bradley YC. The impact of an Antireflux catheter on target volume particulate distribution in liver-directed embolotherapy: A pilot study. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2015 May;26(5):660-9. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

Burke SJ, May AL, Noland RC, Lu D, Brissova M, Powers AC, Sherrill EM, Karlstad MD, Campagna SR, Stephens JM, Collier JJ. Thiobenzothiazole-modified hydrocortisones display anti-inflammatory activity with reduced impact on islet beta-cell function. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2015 May 22;290(21):13401-16.

Faulkner AR, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, Hudson KB, Heidel RE, Pasciak AS. Simulation-based educational curriculum for fluoroscopically guided lumbar puncture improves operator confidence and reduces patient dose. Academic Radiology. 2015 May;22(5):668-673.

Towers CV, Terry PD, Lewis D, Howard B, Chambers W, Armistead C, Weitz B, Porter S, Borman CJ, Kennedy RC, Chen J. Transplacental passage of antimicrobial paraben preservatives. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Crosnoe-Shipley LE, Elkelany OO, Rahnema CD, Kim ED. Treatment of hypogonadotropic male hypogonadism: Case-based scenarios. World Journal of Nephrology. World J Nephrol. 2015 May 6;4(2):245-53.

Suarez-Vega A, Gutierrez-Gil B, Benavides J, Perez V, Tosser-Klopp G, Klopp C, Kennel SJ, Arranz JJ. Combining GWAS and RNA-Seq approaches for detection of the causal mutation for hereditary junctional epidermolysis bullosa in sheep. PLoS One. PLoS One. 2015 May 8;10(5):e0126416.

Univers J, Stevens S, Daley B. Aortic dissection after cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The American Surgeon. Am Surg. 2015 May;81(5):218-9.

Nash W, Mixer SJ, McArthur PM, Mendola A. The moral courage of nursing students who complete advance directives with homeless persons. Nursing Ethics. Nurs Ethics. 2015 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Osborne DR, Acuff SN, Stuckey A, Wall JS. A routine PET/CT protocol with streamlined calculations for assessing cardiac amyloidosis using 18F-Florbetapir. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2015 May 2:23.

Dogra P, Martin EB, Williams A, Richardson RL, Foster JS, Hackenbrack N, Kennel SJ, Sparer TE, Wall JS. Novel heparan sulfate-binding peptides for blocking herpesvirus entry. PLoS One. PLoS One. 2015 May 18;10(5):e0126239.

Briggs GG, Polifka JE, Wisner KL, Gervais E, Miller RK, Berard A, Koren G, Forinash A, Towers CV. Should pregnant women be included in Phase IV clinical drug trials? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Sterrett JD, Marks M, Dunlap J, Swann J, Schrock K. The effects of scanning electron microscopy desiccation preparation on demineralized dentin surfaces. The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):403-8.

Bourgeois AC, Kolze CT, Guimaraes MS, Pasciak AS, Ferrell AS, Bradley Y, Kvamme P. Safety and efficacy of combined micropuncture and shallow angle femoral artery access for neurovascular angiography. The Journal of Vascular Access. 2015 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Visconti KC, Towers CV, Hennessy MD, Howard BC, Porter S, Weitz B. Blood contaminated amniotic fluid and the lamellar body count fetal lung maturity test. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2015 May-Jun;60(5-6):219-22.

Orenstein SB, Raigani S, Wu YV, Pauli EM, Phillips MS, Ponsky JL, Marks JM. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) leads to similar results in patients with and without prior endoscopic or surgical therapy. Surgical Endoscopy. 2015 May;29(5):1064-70. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

Stephan B, Ramshaw B, Forman B. Value-based Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) for patients undergoing abdominal wall reconstruction. Surgical Technology International. 2015 May;26:135-42.


June Presentations

Venero C, Roberts M, Crawley P, Wortham D. Comparison of lipid and anti-inflammatory levels between Rosuvastatin or Atorvastatin daily vs. thrice weekly “doubled-daily” dosing. Presented at National Lipid Association Scientific Session; 2015 Jun 11-14; Chicago, IL.

Bools L, Buckley R, Mountain DJH, Kirkpatrick S, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman MB, Grandas O. A poly-herbal dietary supplement, Zyflamend, inhibits matrix metalloproteinase expression and attenuates intimal hyperplasia in a rodent model of vascular disease. Presented at Society for Vascular Surgery; 2015 Jun 17-20; Chicago, IL.

Eaddy J. Dealing with depression in diabetes. Presented at 30th Annual Family Medicine Update Continuing Medical Education Course (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Jun 13; Chattanooga, TN.

Acuff S, Bradley Y, Stuckey A, Osborne D. Routine PET/CT workflow efficiency and scan time improvements using continuous bed motion (CBM) techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Osborne D, Lee S, Hu D, Acuff S. Head and neck motion correction in PET imaging using new particle tracking techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Osborne D, Stuckey A, Kennel S, Blevins D, Akula M. Fluroaniracetam: Initial biodistribution and characterization of a new brain imaging agent. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Acuff S, Osborne D. Non-invasive input function measurement using a modular detector device. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Acuff S, Bradley Y, Stuckey A, Osborne D. PET/CT gating workflow efficiency improvements using continuous bed motion imaging techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Martin E, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey S, Macy S, Wooliver C, Kennel S, Wall J. Characterization of amyloid-reactive peptide, p43—an optimized molecular imaging agent for detection of pancreatic amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Martin E, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Wooliver C, Osborne D, Kennel S, Wall J. Non-invasive detection of critical cardiac amyloid deposits using a novel peptide, p5R+14. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall J, Martin E, Stuckey A, Williams A, Macy S, Richey T, Uberbacher E, Cheng X, Kennel S. Peptide p5+14 - A synthetic polybasic reagent for imaging amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall J, Williams A, Martin E, Uberbacher E, Cheng X, Kennel S. Serendipitous inhibition of amyloid fibril growth by bi-functional peptides. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall JS, Williams A, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Kennel SJ. Characterization of a novel bifunctional “Peptope” for pre-targeting immunotherapy of visceral amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Towers C. Opiate addiction in pregnancy. Presented at Annual OB/GYN Update 2015 (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Jun 12; Wichita, KS.

Towers C. Hepatitis C in pregnancy. Presented at Annual OB/GYN Update 2015 (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Jun 12; Wichita, KS.


May Presentations

Carlson ER. Oral cancer: Management of the neck. Presented at North American S.O.R.G. Academy Training Series: Pathology and reconstruction of the head and neck; 2015 May 1-3; Nashville, TN.

Carlson ER. Medication related osteonecrosis. Presented at North American S.O.R.G. Academy Training Series: Pathology and reconstruction of the head and neck; 2015 May 1-3; Nashville, TN.

Bryant SB, Upadhyaya NB, Heidel RE, Hennessy M, Howard B Rodriguez H. Early diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in patients with elevated body mass index. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Finding the right shoes that fit: Asking the right questions to find the residency program that's right for you. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Family planning fellowship representative for the junior fellow specialties roundtable sessions. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Session coordinator for sub-specialty society organizations: Introducing the Society of Family Planning to the ACOG ACM. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, McElmurray J, Robinson CA, Heidel ER, Pasciak AS. The effect of anti-reflux catheters on pulmonary shunt fraction in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Presented at World Conference Interventional Radiology; 2015 May 6-9; New York, NY.

Freeman BM, Mountain DJH, Brock TC, Chapman J, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Klein FA, Grandas OH. Testosterone replacement attenuates hyperplasia development in an androgen deficient model of vascular injury independent of MMP regulation. Presented at Vascular Research Initiatives Conference and Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Peripheral Vascular Disease Scientific Sessions; 2015 May 6-9; San Francisco, CA.

Bienvenu JM, Elder R, White W. Robotic-assisted mesh explantation and bladder reconstruction. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2015 May 15-19; New Orleans, LA.

Kim ED. Enclomiphene: Safety and sperm studies. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2015 May 15-19; New Orleans, LA.

Jeffcoach DR. The impact of a targeted CDI intervention on the documentation patterns of Surgery residents: Can they improve? Presented at Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists; 2015 May 24-26; San Antonio, TX.

Crownover J, Casey M. Knee injury - Rugby. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2015 May 26-30; San Diego, CA.

Wilson GA, Alexander C, Niceler B, Raleigh N, Walden J, Zakrajsek T, Viera A. Half full or half empty? How to fill your learner's glass. Presented at Lilly International Conference on Evidenced-Based Teaching and Learning; 2015 May 28-31; Bethesda, MD.

Wilson GA, Alexander C, Fisher D, Moss D, Niceler B, Raleigh N, Reineke-Piper K, Walden J, Williams T, Zakrajsek T, Viera A. Studying pedagogy for the understanding of dyspnea. Presented at Lilly International Conference on Evidenced-Based Teaching and Learning; 2015 May 28-31; Bethesda, MD.

Carlson ER. Diagnosis and management of the pathologic conditions of the maxillofacial patient. Presented at American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Recertification Review Boot Camp; 2015 May 29 - Jun 1; Chicago, IL.

Carlson ER. Pathology of the head and neck. Presented at American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Recertification Review Boot Camp; 2015 May 29 - Jun 1; Chicago, IL.

Landman J, Chang A, Findeiss L, McKiernan JM. Comprehensive management of T1a renal cell carcinoma: A practical review to optimize patient treatment and outcomes. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2015 May 15-19; New Orleans, LA.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of a new thiol reactive bifunctional agent [18F]FPyAM using microfluidic system. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of N-[4-(2’-[18F]fluoroethyloxybenzoyl)]pyrrolidin-2-one: A potential new brain imaging agent. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of [123I]Iodoaniracetam, a SPECT agent for brain imaging. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Microfluidic Synthesis of N-[6-(4-[18F]fluorobenzylidine)aminooxyhexyl]maleimide. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Zite NB. Risky behaviors. Presented at Webb School of Knoxville - Annual presentation to eight grade class (Invited Lectureship); 2015 May 11; Knoxville, TN.

White JV. Identification and documentation of adult and pediatric malnutrition: The academy/A.S.P.E.N collaboration. Presented at Hawaii Dietetic Association; 2015 May 8; Oahu, HI.

Terrell TR, Bostick R, Rogers GL, Langston MA, Barth J, Bennett E, Sloane R, Galloway L, Cantu RC, Mihelic FM. Association of APOE and other genetic polymorphisms with prospective concussion risk in a prospective cohort study of college athletes. Presented at 5th Annual Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomedical Sciences and Engineering ; 2015 May 6-8; Oak Ridge, TN.



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