The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Publications and Presentations

2016 UTGSM Scholarly Activity

October Publications

Hubbard EW, Winkler M, Davis T. Amylase crystalloids in nonneoplastic salivary gland: A distinct finding. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2015 Oct;43(10):835-7. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Huang L, Pu C, Fisher RK, Mountain DJ, Gao Y, Liaw PK, Zhang W, He W. A Zr-based bulk metallic glass for future stent applications: Materials properties, finite element modeling, and in vitro human vascular cell response. Acta Biomaterialia. 2015 Oct;25:356-68. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Burke SJ, Stadler K, Lu D, Gleason EL, Han A, Donohoe DR, Rogers R, Hermann GE, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ. IL-1ß reciprocally regulates chemokine and insulin secretion in pancreatic ß-cells via NF-kappaB. American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2015 Oct 15;309(8):E715-26. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Burns PR, Kim ED, Ruff DD, Seftel AD. The effect of testosterone topical solution in hypogonadal men with suboptimal response to a topical testosterone gel. American Journal of Men's Health. 2015 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kappos L, Wiendl H, Selmaj K, Arnold DL, Havrdova E, Boyko A, Kaufman M, Rose J, Greenberg S, Sweetser M, Riester K, O'Neill G, Elkins J. Daclizumab HYP versus interferon beta-1a in relapsing multiple sclerosis. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2015 Oct 8;373(15):1418-1428.

Sams VG, Blackledge C, Wijayatunga N, Barlow P, Mancini M, Mancini G, Moustaid-Moussa N. Effect of bariatric surgery on systemic and adipose tissue inflammation. Surgical Endoscopy. 2015 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Earl M. Libraries and the Affordable Care Act: Helping the community understand health-care options. Journal of Medical Library Association. 2015 Oct;103(4):232–233.

Leonard K. Medical device recalls database: A review. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 2015 Oct;12(4):216-219.

Lavelle RS, Christie AL, Alhalabi F, Zimmern PE. Risk of prolapse recurrence after native tissue anterior vaginal suspension procedure with intermediate to long-term followup. Journal of Urology. 2015 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]


September Publications

Akula MR, Marepally SR, Collier LT, Kabalka WG. Semi-automated synthesis of [F-18]FBAM, a thiol reactive prosthetic group, using continuous flow chemistry. International Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2016 Sep;6(3):177-185.

Pitt EA, Dogra P, Patel RS, Williams A, Wall JS, Sparer TE. The D-form of a novel heparan binding peptide decreases cytomegalovirus infection in vivo and in vitro. Antiviral Research. 2016 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Beierle SP, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, McLoughlin J. A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins for wire-guided partial mastectomies. The American Surgeon. 2016 Sep;82(9):236-7.

Hamilton LA, Franks A, Heidel RE, McDonough SL, Suda KJ. Assessing the value of online learning and social media in pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016 Aug 25;80(6):97.

Kleppe KL, Gray KD, Stancher JA, Duncan LD, Vaughan JW, Orucevic A. A rare case of plasmablastic lymphoma mimicking adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):178-180.

Ramshaw B, Dean J, Forman B, Heidel E, Gamenthaler A, Fabian M. Can abdominal wall reconstruction be safely performed without drains? The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):707-712.

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. Dairy, calcium, vitamin D and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women. British Journal of Cancer. 2016 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Russ AJ, Casillas MA. Gut microbiota and colorectal surgery: Impact on postoperative complications. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2016 Sep;29(3):253-7.

Alberg AJ, Moorman PG, Crankshaw S, Wang F, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy M, Cartmell KB, Cote ML, Ford ME, Funkhouser E, Kelemen LE, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Sterba KR, Terry P, Wallace K, Schildkraut JM. Socioeconomic status in relation to the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women: A population-based case-control study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2016 Aug 15;184(4):274-83. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Jagadish M, McNally MM, Heidel RE, Teffeteller S, Arnold JD, Freeman M, Stevens SL, Grandas OH, Goldman MH. Diabetic foot ulcers: The importance of patient comorbidity recognition and total contact casting in successful wound care. The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):733-736.

Moss JL, F Keeter MK, Brannigan RE, Kim ED. Erectile dysfunction and infertility in male cancer patients: Addressing unmet needs. Future Oncology (London, England). 2016 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Lakkakula VM, Perkel DA, Crook JJ, Overly TL. Septic thrombophlebitis causing pulmonary valve endocarditis and septic pulmonary emboli: A rare and troublesome trifecta. Journal of Cardiology & Clinical Research. 2016 Sep;4(6):1076.


August Publications

Daley BJ. Commentary on "Impact of nutrition on neurocognition." Southern Medical Journal. 2016 Aug;109(8):456-457.

Wear CD, Towers CV, Brown MS, Weitz B, Porter S, Wolfe L. Transplacental passage of clindamycin from mother to neonate. Journal of Perinatology. 2016 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Paxton BE, Nodit L, Coan PN, Kraitchman D, Stinnett SS, Patel VM, Fu Y, Adams JK, Tolbert MK, Lux CN, Arepally A, Bradley YC. Bariatric radioembolization: A pilot study on technical feasibility and safety in a porcine model. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Hagan CD, Hardwick BA, Opel T, Sweet CL, Terry PD, Chen J. Indoor tanning: Bringing the sun inside? Public Health. 2016 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Freeman BM, Univers J, Fisher RK, Kirkpatrick SS, Klein FA, Freeman MB, Mountain DJH, Grandas OH. Testosterone replacement attenuates intimal hyperplasia development in an androgen deficient model of vascular injury. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Wall JS, Williams A, Wooliver C, Martin EB, Cheng X, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ. Secondary structure propensity and chirality of the amyloidophilic peptide p5 and its analogues impacts ligand binding - In vitro characterization. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports. 2016 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Towers CV, Hennessy MD. Reply. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Kademani D, Woo B, Ward B, Fernandes R, Carlson E, Helman J, Ghali GE, Lambert P. Oral/head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery fellowship training programs: Transformation of the specialty from 2005 to 2015: Report from the AAOMS committee on maxillofacial oncology and reconstructive surgery. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2016 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print]


October Presentations

Lakkakula V, Ehlers AC, Turner JF, Singh A, Carlson ER. Cervicofacial emphysema: A rare complication following nasotracheal intubation. Presented at 17th Annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference; 2016 Oct 13-15; Atlanta, GA.

Dhand R. New horizons: How should aerosols be delivered during mechanical ventilation? Presented at American Association for Respiratory Care Congress (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 15-16; San Antonio, TX.

Dhand R. Year in review: Aerosol therapy. Presented at American Association for Respiratory Care Congress (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 15-16; San Antonio, TX.

Patel V, Rains AW, Clark C. Effectiveness of provider education in reduction of inappropriate red blood cell transfusion. Presented at American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 22-25; Orlando, FL.

Singh A, Dudney TM, McCormack MT, Turner JF. Swyer James syndrome: An unusual masquerader of pulmonary embolism. Presented at American College of Chest Physician; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Singh A, Callison C, Dudney T, Mccormack M, Turner JF. A rare case of synchronous bilateral pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor with successful endobronchial debridement. Presented at American College of Chest Physician; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Rumberger Rivera LK, Prince J, Rollhauser C, Stancher J. The treatment of hepatitis C in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis: Two case studies. Presented at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Oct 14-19; Las Vegas, NV.

Kleppe K, Ramshaw B. Pilot study to determine the impact of fat infiltration on hernia mesh. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 16-20; Washington, DC.

Stethen TW, Ghazi Y, Heidel RE, Daley B, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM. Walking to recovery: The effects of missed ambulation on postsurgical recovery. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 15-20; Washington, DC.

Kleppe K, Ramshaw B. Incidence and management of recurrence after abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR). Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 16-20; Washington, DC.

Banks B, Beckham J. Intraoperative pacemaker complications during a craniectomy on a malignant hyperthermia susceptible patient. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 22-26; Chicago, IL.

Willcut B, Miller JK. Total intravenous anesthesia for renal transplantation in a patient with glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 22-26; Chicago, IL.

Cooper ZR, Messenger B. Anticoagulation for mitral valve repair within two days of intracranial hemorrhage. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 21-26; Chicago, IL.

McFarland PM, Messenger B. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in the obstetric patient. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 21-27; Chicago, IL.

Carlson ER. Screening for head and neck cancer - Management of early stage oral cancer. Presented at Big 4 Cancer Cancer Conference: Education for everyone, Research Prevention, Screening and Outcomes (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 14; Knoxville, TN.

Perry J, Towers CV, Weitz B, Wolfe L. Patient reaction to Tdap vaccination in pregnancy. Presented at Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 26-29; Las Vegas, NV.

Lenger SM, Towers CV, Spires B, Chattin K, Smith C, Wolfe L, Howard BC. Accuracy of the lamellar body count fetal lung maturity test. Presented at Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 26-29; Las Vegas, NV.

Singh A, Dewald JB, Turner JF, Dudney T. An unusual case of encephalopathy in a critically ill patient. Presented at CHEST Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Hurley E, Weisner J. Dentistry in health. Presented at Interprofessional Education and Practice Conference, East Tennessee State University, College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 21; Johnson City, TN.

Willcut B, Campbell B. Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) with combined peripheral demyelination initially presenting as an ultra-rapid onset Guillain-Barre syndrome. Presented at Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care 44th Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 20-21; Chicago, IL.

Hamilton AJ, Wilkerson MH, Morgan K, Darby SH, Hamilton LA. Report of a case of Wernicke's encephalopathy from gastric banding. Presented at Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care 44th Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 20-22; Chicago, IL.

Carlson ER. Osteonecrosis of the Jaws - Update 2016. Presented at Tribute to the Chief - Dr. Guy A. Catone (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 1; Pittsburgh, PA.

Turner JF. Establishing a lung cancer screening program. Presented at Big 4 Cancer Conference: Education for Everyone, Research, Prevention, Screening and Outcomes (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 14-15; Knoxville, TN.

Bielak KM, Wilson GC. Sports medicine: Injections, concussion, c-spine precautions. Presented at Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians 68th Annual Assembly & Scientific Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 25; Gatlinburg, TN.

Busenlehner BJ, Mobley EC. Middle aged parturient with trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type III requiring urgent Cesarean section. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference; 2016 Oct 22-26; Chicago, IL.

Fortner KB. Hepatitis C: Concepts and updates. Presented at 30th Annual Conference on High Risk Obstetrics (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 29 - Oct 1; San Diego, CA.

Fortner KB. Identification and management of CMV in pregnancy. Presented at 30th Annual Conference on High Risk Obstetrics (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 29 - Oct 1; San Diego, CA.

Fortner KB. Pertussis: Resurgence, detection, and prevention. Presented at 30th Annual Conference on High Risk Obstetrics (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 29 - Oct 1; San Diego, CA.

Fortner KB. Global health threat: Zika virus and pregnancy. Presented at Vanderbilt University 42nd Annual High Risk Obstetrical Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 14; Nashville, TN.

Fortner KB. Influenza: The viral that still humbles. Presented at Vanderbilt University 42nd Annual High Risk Obstetrical Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 14; Nashville, TN.


September Presentations

Crane MK, Sellers KA, Anthony RS, Knolton KE, Dougherty A, Dougherty JH. Differentiating frontotemporal dementia phenotypes in a clinical setting using the Computerized Self-Test (CST). Presented at 10th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias; 2016 Aug 31 - Sep 2; Munich, Germany.

Bhat S, Heidel R, Bell J, Orucevic A. Influencing factors and evolving trends for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in breast cancer patients. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer; 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Lloyd JM, McLoughlin JM (Presenter). Non-wire localization techniques for non-palpable lesions: Moving beyond the wire. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoeniz, AZ.

McLoughlin JM. Outcomes disparities for invasive breast cancer in rural communities may be related to delays in treatment. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

McNeil M, Heidel R, Bell JL, Orucevic A. Factors influencing decisions of breast cancer patients to follow-up on recommendations for genetic counselling - The University of Tennessee Medical Center experience. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Orucevic A. The predictive and prognostic multigene breast cancer assays used in the clinical practice in the United States: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Brasuell DM, Stockton DA. Improving safety in whitewater kayaking. Presented at American Academy of Family Physicians, Family Medicine Experience; 2016 Sep 21-24; Orlando, FL.

Guillamondegui O, Cecil W, Martin B, Bhat S, Daley BJ. Transfusions increase the risk of every NSQIP post-op occurrence: Analysis from a state collaborative. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

Beierle S, Tonks S, Lawson C, McMillen J, Heidel R, Pomy B, Woodman B, Daley B. The use of single dose Cefazolin for tube thoracostomy placement reduces culture proven pneumonia. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

Schlieve T, Carlson ER. The double mandibular osteotomy for vascular and tumor surgery of the parapharyngeal space. Pathology abstract session. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Carlson ER. Principles of large tumor resections of the oral and maxillofacial region. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Carlson ER. Update on the certificate of added qualifications in oral/head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Conference on Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Schlieve T, Carlson ER. Second primary head and neck cancer after non-head and neck index cancers. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Conference on Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, Abstract Session (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Carlson ER. Melanoma. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Conference on Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, Best Save Competition (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Carlson ER. Update on the resident surgical log. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Faculty Section Educational Program (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 18-23; Las Vegas, NV.

Chen J, Duncan LD. The role of the medical director in establishing an efficient, compliant and cost effective process around implementation of lactate critical values. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Gage HM, Duncan LD, Aljadir D, Orucevic A. Primary breast cancer or metastatic atypical carcinoid tumor: An unlikely diagnostic challenge. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Patel P, Samavedy R, Orucevic A. Remicade (infliximab) induced autoimmune hepatitis: A rare recently recognized complication of anti-TNFa agents used for treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Snyder DH, Vaughan JW. A rare case of breast carcinoma metastasis to small bowel. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Osman M, Callison J, Duncan L. Establishing a safe and patient centric pathology reporting process for submission of multiple specimens obtained from a bronchoscopy procedure. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Robinson WD, Duncan LD. Evaluation of troponin assay critical value cutoffs: Establishing a process for critical value validation from the perspective of the medical director. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Robinson WD, Clark CT, Duncan LD. Mucinous cystic neoplasm arising in heterotopic pancreas presenting as mesenteric mass. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Robinson WD, Clark CT. Whipple's disease in pelvic lymph nodes obtained for endometrial cancer staging. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Patel V, Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, Nodit L. Histopathologic sequela of bariatric radioembolization for Ghrelin reduction and weight loss in a porcine model. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Sehgal RK, Singh A, Turner JF. Bilateral endobronchial typical carcinoid with bronchoscopic therapy: A retrospective evaluation. Presented at International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; 2016 Sep 22-24; Chicago, IL.

Rogers JE, Petruzzi P. Intramuscular hematoma: Multi-modality imaging review. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Coulson PC, Rogers JE, Stanborough RO. Imaging findings in hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: A pictorial review. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Stanborough RO, Allen A. A user guide to the ultrasound guided iliopsoas injection. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Pearson RH, Petruzzi P. Sesamoids of the foot and associated abnormalities. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Oler PR, Brown SJ, Campbell PD, Ferrell AS, Fox DR, Osborne DR. Reproducible MRI and radiographic criteria for grading cervical facet and disc degeneration. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Orucevic A. What can be learned from the "big data" analysis from the National Cancer Data Base. Presented at Tennessee Oncology Data Analysts Association (TODAA) (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 15-16; Knoxville, TN.

Turner JF. LDCT lung cancer screening program. Presented at Primary Care Fall Retreat (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 27; Knoxville, TN.

Mendola AM. Advance care planning for mental health. Presented at National Alliance on Mental Illness - Tennessee Convention; 2016 Sep 29-30; Nashville, TN.

Qin B, Moorman P, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry P, Schildkraut JM, Bandera EV. Dairy, calcium, vitamin D, and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women. Presented at Ninth American Association for Cancer Research Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved; 2016 Sep 25-28; Ft. Lauderdale, FL.


August Presentations

Nodit L. Challenges in fine needle aspiration of pancreatic cystic lesions. Presented at 2nd International Conference on Cytopathology and Histopathology; 2016 Aug 10-12; Las Vegas, NV.

Nodit L. Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) in a busy cytopathology practice. Presented at 2nd International Conference on Cytopathology and Histopathology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Aug 10-12; Las Vegas, NV.

Kilgore LC. HPV cancer prevention. Presented at Annual Charles E. Flowers Society Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Aug 24-28; Sausalito, CA.

Basham K, White W. Robotic heminephroureterectomy in a completely duplicated renal unit. Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Week; 2016 Aug 31 - Sep 3; Boston, MA.

Barrett KM, Black L, Edwards KM, Fortner KB. Antenatal vaccine compliance with ACIP guidelines during three subsequent years following guideline change. Presented at Annual Scientific Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Aug 11-13; Annapolis, MD.



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