The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Publications and Presentations

UTGSM Scholarly Activity

March Publications

Reed BC, Rasnake MS. An assessment of coliform bacteria in water sources near Appalachian Trail shelters within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2016 Mar;27(1):107-10. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

Peres LC, Camacho F, Abbott SE, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Crankshaw S, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry P, Wang F, Schildkraut JM. Analgesic medication use and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in African American women. British Journal of Cancer. 2016 Mar 29;114(7):819-25. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

Shridharani A, Owen RC, Elkelany OO, Kim ED. The significance of clinical practice guidelines on adult varicocele detection and management. Asian Journal of Andrology. 2016 Mar-Apr;18(2):269-75.

Weisenberg SH, TerMaath SC, Seaver CE, Killeffer JA. Ventricular catheter development: Past, present, and future. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Mar 4:1-9.

Martin EB, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey A, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Comparative evaluation of p5+14 with SAP and peptide p5 by dual-energy SPECT imaging of mice with AA amyloidosis. Scientific Reports. 2016 Mar 3;6:22695.

Rodriguez-Torres M, Glass S, Hill J, Freilich B, Hassman D, Di Bisceglie AM, Taylor JG, Kirby BJ, Dvory-Sobol H, Yang JC, An D, Stamm LM, Brainard DM, Kim S, Krefetz D, Smith W, Marbury T, Lawitz E. GS-9857 in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1-4 infection: a randomized, double-blind, dose-ranging phase 1 study. Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 2016 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ. Pancreatic islet responses to metabolic trauma. Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 2016 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Boils CL, Aljadir DN, Cantafio AW. Use of the PD-1 pathway inhibitor nivolumab in a renal transplant patient with malignancy. American Journal of Transplantation. 2016 Mar 14.

Bell J, Towers CV, Hennessy MD, Heitzman C, Smith B, Chattin K. Detoxification from opiate drugs during pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Bandera EV, Qin B, Moorman PG, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry P, Schildkraut JM. Obesity, weight gain, and ovarian cancer risk in African American women. International Journal of Cancer. 2016 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Hopko DR, Lejuez CW, Ryba MM, Shorter RL, Bell JL. Support for the efficacy of behavioural activation in treating anxiety in breast cancer patients. Clinical Psychologist. 2016 Mar;20(1):17-26.

March Presentations

Towers CV. Opiate detoxification in pregnancy. Presented at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 29; Memphis, TN.

Gage HM, Hubbard E, Nodit L. Multiple squamous cells in thyroid fine needle aspiration: Friends or foes? Presented at The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 12-18; Seattle, WA.

Towers CV. Opiate detoxification in pregnancy. Presented at Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 6-8; Nashville, TN.

Owen RC, Jennings M, Winter CA, Angelle JW, White WM, Jones LA, Kim ED. Non-industry sponsored safety analysis following collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) injection in men with Peyronie's disease. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Jennings M, Basham K, Owen R, Winter C, Angelle J, Waters B, White W. Robotic adrenalectomy for metastatic melanoma. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Brock TC, White WM, Pickens RB, Winter CA, Heidel RE. Accuracy of staging MRI in patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Basham K, White W, Owen R, Winter C, Jennings M, Angelle J, Waters WB. Robotic hemi-nephroureterectomy in a completely duplicated renal unit. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Bell JL, Heidel RE, Orucevic A. Axillary surgery in patients with ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) - Analysis of the US National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) from 1998-2012. Presented at Society of Surgical Oncology's 69th Annual Cancer Symposium; 2016 Mar 2-5; Boston, MA.

Parikh AM, Gilbert MA, Anderson MA. Analysis of severe gastrointestinal bleed in patients on anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation and abnormal endoscopic evaluation. Presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 6-9; San Diego, CA.

Hussein R, Rasnake M. An uncommon case of acute central and peripheral demyelination. Presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 6-9; San Diego, CA.

Winbigler JA, Wehber AA, Allderdice C, Shamiyeh J. Sepsis masked by initial trauma presentation: A case illustrating physician bias. Presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 6-9; San Diego, TN.

Isang E, Narro J. Tracking to the surface: An unusual case of hydatid cystic disease. Presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 6-9; San Deigo, CA.

Kleppe KL, Le HN, Mancini GJ. Low-opioid multimodal pain control strategies reduce narcotic utilization in sleeve gastrectomy patients. Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; 2016 Mar 16-19; Boston, MA.

Towers CV. Pregnancy and the new substance addiction crisis. Presented at Memphis Shelby County Ob/Gyn Society Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 28; Memphis, TN.

Rogers JE, Campbell PD, Coulson PC. Head and neck manifestations of sarcoidosis: Multimodality imaging review. Presented at European Congress of Radiology; 2016 Mar 2-6; Vienna, Austria.

Coulson P, Rogers J, Kao J. Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses. Presented at European Congress of Radiology; 2016 Mar 2-6; Vienna, Austria.

Zite NB, Chuang AW, Patel P. You might not have money, but you have influence: Jedi mind tricks to engage your faculty. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, MacIsaac L, Prager S. Master the family planning milestones in challenging environments: Turn adversity into opportunity! Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, Trimble HD, van Nes JB, Roake J, Heidel E. A novel cervical model to teach cervical dilation and effacement. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Trussell JK, Bell JL, Zite NB. Perineal laceration repair simulation. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 3-5; New Orleans, LA.

Hudson JW. The management of myofascial pain dysfunction, chronic migrainoid encephalalgia. Presented at Dr. Earl Williams Lectureship Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry Health Science Center (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 19; Dallas, TX.

Hudson JW. Treatment of osteomyelitis. Presented at Dr. Earl Williams Lectureship Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry Health Science Center (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 19; Dallas, TX.

Waters WB. Testicular cancer: Still curable in 2016. Presented at University of California Los Angeles, Department of Urology Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 23; Los Angeles, CA.

February Publications

Googe PB, Tidwell WJ, Rosenberg AE. Lipomatous metaplasia of superficial dermis. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 2016 Feb;43(2):120-4. Epub 2015 Nov 3.

Lenger SM, White WM. Conventional laparoscopic and robotic sacrocolpopexy: Tips and tricks. Minerva Ginecologica. 2016 Feb;68(1):67-77. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Ruckman P 3rd, Schlieve T, Borba AM, Miloro M. External reference nasal pin for orthognathic maxillary positioning: What is the proper method of placement? Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2016 Feb;74(2):399.e1-9. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

Zhang H, Wheat H, Wang P, Jiang S, Baghdoyan HA, Neubig RR, Shi XY, Lydic R. RGS proteins and G-alpha-i2 modulate sleep, wakefulness, and disruption of sleep/wake states after isoflurane and sevoflurane anesthesia. Sleep. 2016 Feb 1;39(2):393-404. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Qin B, Moorman PG, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry P, Schildkraut JM, Bandera EV. Dietary carbohydrate intake, glycaemic load, glycaemic index and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women. The British Journal of Nutrition. 2016 Feb 28;115(4):694-702. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

Minami CA, Sheils CR, Bilimoria KY, Johnson JK, Berger ER, Berian JR, Englesbe MJ, Guillamondegui O, Hines LH, Cofer JB, Flum DR, Thirlby RC, Kazaure HS, Wren SM, O'Leary KJ, Thurk JL, Kennedy GD, Tevis SE, Yang A. Process improvement in surgery. Current Problems in Surgery. 2016 Feb;53(2):62-96. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

Liu Q, Han S, Arias S, Turner JF, Lee H, Browning R, Wang K. Efficacy and adequacy of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration of IASLC stations 4R, 4L and 7 using endobronchial landmarks provided by the Wang nodal mapping system in the staging of lung cancer. Thoracic Cancer. 2016 Jan;7(1):118-22. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Ord RA, Carlson ER. Pediatric salivary gland malignancies. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2016 Feb;28(1):83-9.

Carlson ER, Ord RA. Benign pediatric salivary gland lesions. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2016 Feb;28(1):67-81.

Daley BJ, Cecil B, Cofer J, Clarke PC, Guillamondegui O. Up close and personal: A statewide collaborative's effort to get individual surgeon quality improvement data to the practitioner. The American Surgeon. 2016 Feb;82(3):1-7.

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC. Comments on: Intrahepatic activity distribution in radioembolization with yttrium-90-labeled resin microspheres using the body surface area method-A less than perfect model. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Feb;27(2):297-8.

Litton KM, Rogers BA. Edwardsiella tarda endocarditis confirmed by indium-111 white blood cell scan: An unusual pathogen and diagnostic modality. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. 2016;2016:1082160. Epub 2016 Jan 17.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley BJ. Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2016 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Lenger SM. Observations: A reflection on international lessons in residency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2016 Feb;8(1):109.

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC. A microdosimetric analysis of tumor absorbed-dose as a function of the number of microspheres per unit volume in Yttrium-90 radioembolization. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2016 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

February Presentations

Ramshaw BJ. Synthetic mesh: How to make educated choices. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Ramshaw BJ. Laparoscopic TEP repair: How and why. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Ramshaw BJ. Maximizing your reimbursement through improving value in hernia repair. Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 25-27; Vail, CO.

Beierle SP, Lewis J, Heidel RE, Stewart E, McLoughlin J. Women in breast surgery - does a shared anatomy equate to a shared interest? Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Univers J, Mountain D, Freeman B, Fisher R, Kirkpatrick S, Klein F, Freeman M, Grandas O. Urotensin's mechanistic role for development of intimal hyperplasia in androgen deficient males. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Layman MS, Campbell PD. Implanted spinal catheter tip granuloma mimicking an intradural meningioma: A case review with MRI, intraoperative, and pathologic correlation. Presented at American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium; 2016 Feb 18-21; Bonita Springs, FL.

Stanborough RO, Buzzeo MP, Bradley YC. Strategies for differing degenerative spine disease from osteoblastic metastasis on bone scintigraphy. (Electronic and oral presentation) Presented at American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium; 2016 Feb 18-21; Bonita Springs, FL.

Stanborough RO, Pearson RH, Ferrell AS. Interactive primer on the role of MRI in cervical spine trauma. Presented at American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium; 2016 Feb 18-21; Bonita Springs, FL.

Towers CV. Issues of HCV infection and drug abuse in young pregnant women in East Tennessee. Presented at Center for Disease Control Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 5; Atlanta, GA.

Towers CV. Opiates in pregnancy. Presented at Erlanger Health Systems 3rd Annual OB Conference for Nurses and Physicians (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 19; Chattanooga, TN.

Bell JL, Towers CV, Heitzman C, Smith B, Chattin K, Hennessy MD. Detoxification from opiate drugs during pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Fortner KB. Cytomegalovirus in pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Fortner KB, Edwards KM, Broder KR, Jimenez N, Yuwei Z, Walter EB, Heine RP, Moro P, Liang JL, Swamy GK. Reactogenicity of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant women. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Shumard KM. Cervical length measurement after ultrasound indicated cerclage associated with time to delivery. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Shumard KM. Hands on simulation workshop for ultrasound guided invasive procedures. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Shumard KM. Peripartum anti-hypertensive choice affects time to blood pressure control in treating hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-5; Atlanta, GA.

Wear C, Towers C, Brown M, Weitz B, Porter S, Wolfe L. Transplacental passage of clindamycin from mother to neonate. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Abraham MP, Russ A, Casillas M. Effectiveness of the ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) with biologic mesh interposition in the treatment of fistula-in-ano. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Abraham MP, Russ AJ, Casillas MS. Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for local excision of rectal neoplasms. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Beierle S, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, Bell J, Gray K, LaPinska M, Mancini M, Nelson HS, McLoughlin J. A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins after a wire-guided partial mastectomy. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Bhat SG, McLoughlin JM, Orucevic A. A case of pancreatic intraductal tubular carcinoma: A rare entity with improved prognosis. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Bhat SG, Woody C, Heidel E, Orucevic A, Bell JL. Evolving trends & influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Ford BR, Hruska CJ, Gray KD, Young YD. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor masquerading as a solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas; Implications of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy (TKI) in childbearing women. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Jagadish M. Diabetic foot ulcers: The importance of patient cormorbidity recognition and total contact casting in successful wound care. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Kleppe KL, Gray KD, Stancher JA, Duncan LD, Vaughn JW, Orucevic A,. A rare case of plasmablastic lymphoma mimicking adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Lamb B, Jeffcoach D, Childress R, Heidel RE, Daley BJ. Acute long bone fractures and the weekend effect. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Landry M. PET/CT changes management in selective stage II melanoma patients. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Lewis AJ, Jeffcoach D, Daley B. A retrospective look at cervical collar immobilization usage by emergency personnel in the population of trauma patients with cervical spine injury. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Tonks S. Ten-year review of radiation exposure in vascular surgery training. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Univers J, Linton J, Tonks S, Mancini M. Laparoscopic management of a foramen of Winslow hernia. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Ramshaw BJ. The hernia has recurred after component separation, now what? Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.


January Publications

Daley BJ, Cherry-Bukowiec J, Van Way CW 3rd, Collier B, Gramlich L, McMahon MM, McClave SA. Current status of nutrition training in graduate medical education from a survey of residency program directors: A formal nutrition education course Is necessary. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition . 2016 Jan;40(1):95-9. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Hopko DR, Cannity K, Bell JL. Pretreatment depression severity in breast cancer patients and its relation to treatment response to behavior therapy. Health Psychology. 2016 Jan;35(1):10-8. Epub 2015 Jul 20.

Kennel SJ, Williams A, Stuckey A, Richey T, Wooliver C, Chazin W, Stern DA, Martin EB, Wall JS. The pattern recognition reagents RAGE VC1 and peptide p5 share common binding sites and exhibit specific reactivity with AA amyloid in mice. Amyloid. 2016;23(1):8-16. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Moore TM, Akula MR, Kabalka GW. Fluorine-18 Radiochemistry: A Novel Thiol-Reactive Prosthetic Group, [18F]FBAMPy. Natural Science. 2016 Jan;8:1-7.

Owen RC, White WM. Editorial comment. Urology. 2016 Jan;87:222.

Lindsay JM. PlumX from Plum Analytics: Not just altmetrics. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 2016 Jan;13(1):8-17.

January Presentations

Ward AJ, Bell JL, Jerkins L. A model for survivorship care plans (SCP) at a large academic institution. Presented at Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research; 2016 Jan 15-16; San Francisco, CA.

Turner JF. Interventional pulmonology innovative techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung. Presented at TriStar Health Clinical Medicine Update (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jan 25-28; Beaver Creek, CO.

Turner JF. Focus on lung cancer. Presented at TriStar Health Clinical Medicine Update (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jan 25-29; Beaver Creek, CO.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley, BJ. Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. Presented at 29th Annual Scientific Assesmly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Jan 12-16; San Antonio, TX.

Buckley MR, Mountain DJ, Bools LM, Kirkpatrick SS, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman MB, Grandas OH. Dietary Zyflamend inhibits intimal hyperplasia development via the attenuation of macrophage infiltration in a rodent model of vascular injury. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.

Waters WB. The management of testicular cancer: 2016. Presented at Urology Grand Rounds The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jan 25; Chattanooga, TN.

Buckley MR, McNally MM, Arnold JD, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Carlson ER, Freeman MB. Clinical outcomes of double mandibular osteotomy for exposure of skull based carotid artery pathology. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.


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