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Publications and Presentations

2017 UTGSM Scholarly Activity

April Publications

Barnes AK, Koul-Tiwari R, Garner JM, Geist PA, Datta S. Activation of BDNF-TrkB signaling in the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPT): A novel mechanism for the homeostatic regulation of REM sleep. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2017 Apr;141(1):111-123. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Terry PD, Qin B, Camacho F, Moorman PG, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Guertin KA, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Schildkraut JM, Bandera EV. Supplemental selenium may decrease ovarian cancer risk in African-American women. The Journal of Nutrition. 2017 Apr;147(4):621-627. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Hudson JW, Daly AP, Foster M. Treatment of osteomyelitis: A case for disruption of the affected adjacent periosteum. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Carlson ER. Ameloblastoma of the mandible. Open Journal of Clinical & Medical Case Reports. 2017 Apr;3:1-12.

Valent AM, Peticca K, DiMatteo A, Banks S, Shah R, Chernicky L, Weitz B, Armistead C, Hill J, Towers C, Lewis D, Magann EF, Chauhan SP, Hook JWV. Pyelonephritis in pregnancy: Prediction of prolonged hospitalization and maternal morbidity using prognostic scoring systems. American Journal of Perinatology. 2017 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Collier JJ, Sparer TE, Karlstad MD, Burke SJ. Pancreatic islet inflammation: An emerging role for chemokines. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 2017 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Peres LC, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Abbott SE, Camacho F, Wang F, Schildkraut JM. Premenopausal hysterectomy and risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 Apr 21:1-8.


March Publications

Salomon D, Heidel RE, Kolokythas A, Miloro M, Schlieve T. Does restriction of public health care dental benefits affect the volume, severity, or cost of dental-related hospital visits? Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Mar;75(3):467-474. Epub 2016 Oct 29.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Eder AE, Karlstad MD, Burk DH, Noland RC, Floyd ZE, Collier JJ. Oral corticosterone administration reduces insulitis but promotes insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in male nonobese diabetic mice. The American Journal of Pathology. 2017 Mar;187(3):614-626. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

Alamudun F, Yoon HJ, Hudson KB, Morin-Ducote G, Hammond T, Tourassi GD. Fractal analysis of visual search activity for mass detection during mammographic screening. Medical Physics. 2017 Mar;44(3):832-846. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

Atkins DN, Barroso CS, Anderson AJ, Meadows JT, Lindley LC. Maternal health of undocumented women with and without medicaid access in Nebraska, 2007-2011. Hispanic Health Care International. 2017 Mar;15(1):13-19. Epub 2016 Dec 16.

Cheng C, Wu J, Fikrig E, Wang P, Chen J, Eda S, Terry P. Unamplified RNA sensor for on-site screening of Zika virus disease in a limited resource setting. ChemElectroChem. 2017 Mar;4(3):485-489. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Wang X, Hui Z, Dai X, Terry PD, Zhang Y, Ma M, Wang M, Deng F, Gu W, Lei S, Li L, Ma M, Zhang B. Micronutrient-fortified milk and academic performance among Chinese middle school students: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. Nutrients. 2017 Mar;9(3):226.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Heidel RE, Baylor VM. Polyprenyl immunostimulant in feline rhinotracheitis: Randomized placebo-controlled experimental and field safety studies. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 27;4:24. eCollection 2017.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Galyon G, Baylor VM, Heidel RE. Polyprenyl immunostimulant treatment of cats with presumptive non-effusive feline infectious peritonitis in a field study. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 14;4:7. eCollection 2017.

Findeiss L, Spencer B, Ray CE Jr. Diversity of thought. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. 2017 Mar;34(1):1-2.

Towers CV, Weitz B. Transplacental passage of vancomycin. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2017 Mar 12:1-12. [Epub ahead of print]

Fortun J, Modi YS, Bessette A, Heffez J, Carvounis P, Petkovsek DS, Anderson NG, Martin D, Srivastava S. Clinical features and management of subretinal abscesses secondary to methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus endogenous endophthalmitis. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina. 2017 Feb 1;48(2):134-142.

Martin EB, Williams A, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Adams S, Dunlap J, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Blancas-Mejia LM, Lands RH, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Differential recruitment efficacy of patient-derived amyloidogenic and myeloma light chain proteins by synthetic fibrils-A metric for predicting amyloid propensity. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 28;12(3):e0174152. eCollection 2017.

Zite NB, Espey E. Office endometrial biopsy. CREOG surgical curriculum module 2017. The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. http://m.acog.org/About-ACOG/ACOG-Departments/CREOG. Accessed March, 2017.

Zite NB, Espey E, Burke A. Intrauterine device insertion. CREOG surgical curriculum module 2017. The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. http://m.acog.org/About-ACOG/ACOG-Departments/CREOG. Accessed March, 2017.

Bhat S, Orucevic A, Woody C, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Evolving trends and influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. The American Surgeon. 2017 Mar 1;83(3):233-238.


February Publications

Peres LC, Bandera EV, Qin B, Guertin KA, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Abbott SE, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Camacho F, Wang F, Schildkraut JM. Dietary inflammatory index and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in African American women. International Journal of Cancer. 2017 Feb 1;140(3):535-543. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Dennis MJ, Bennett JD, DeLuke DM, Evans EW, Hudson JW, Nattestad A, Ness GM, Yeung A. Improving the medical curriculum in predoctoral dental education recommendations from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Committee on Predoctoral Education and Training (CPET) Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Feb;75(2):240-244. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

Jennings MO, Owen RC, Keefe D, Kim ED. Management and counseling of the male with advanced paternal age. Fertility and Sterility. 2017 Feb;107(2):324-328. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Lindley LC, Colman MB, Meadows JT. Children with intellectual disability and hospice utilization. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 2017 Feb;19(1)28-33.

Bower K, Burnette T, Lewis D, Wright C, Kavanagh K. "I had one job and that was to make milk": Mothers' experiences expressing milk for their very-low-birth-weight infants. Journal of Human Lactation. 2017 Feb;33(1):188-194. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Ramirez-Alvarado M, Marin-Argany M, Dick CJ, Blancas-Mejia LM, Misra P, Lin Y, Williams A, Wall JS. From native to amyloid in the test tube and in cells: A journey of misbehaving antibodies. Biophysical Journal. 2017 Feb;112(3)Sup1:15a.

Wall JS, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey A, Wooliver C, Scott JC, Donnell R, Martin EB, Kennel SJ. Specific amyloid binding of polybasic peptides in vivo is retained by beta-sheet conformers but lost in the disrupted coil and all D-amino acid variants. Molecular Imaging and Biology. 2017 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Piehl DW, Blancas-Mejía LM, Wall JS, Kennel SJ, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Rienstra CM. Immunoglobulin light chains form an extensive and highly ordered fibril involving the N- and C-termini. ACS Omega. 2017 Feb 28;2(2):712-720. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Carlson ER. Management of parotid tumors. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Feb;75(2):247-248. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Weinstein ML, Lloyd M, Finch KA, Laszacs AD. Underappreciated challenges to pediatric powered mobility - Ways to address them as illustrated by a case report. Assistive Technology. 2017 Feb 14:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Oliver MD 2nd, Datta S, Baldwin DR. Wellness among African-American and Caucasian students attending a predominantly White institution. Journal of Health Psychology. 2017 Feb 1:1359105317694484.


April Presentations

Christopherson KR, Buehler JM. Management of severe postoperative neuropathic pain after surgical debridement in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Presented at American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; 2017 Apr 6-8; San Francisco, CA.

Kitsos C, Lorson W, Vincent S. Systemic candida parapsilosis presenting as critical limb ischemia. Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting; 2017 Apr 19-22; Washington, D.C., DC.

Dewald J, Verzi B, Singh A, La Charité T. Rare transudative chylothorax in the setting of cirrhosis. Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting; 2017 Apr 19-22; Washington, D.C., DC.

Turner JF. The development and current situation of interventional pulmonology in Europe and America. Presented at First Oriental Congress of Respiratory Medicine (Invited Lecture); 2017 Apr 27-30; Shanghai, China.

Zite NB. LARC and teens - Modern contraception - Conquering patient & provider fears? Presented at North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2017 Apr 20-22; Chicago, IL.

Epps JL. Managing pain in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Presented at 8th Annual Becker's Hospital Review Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2017 Apr 18; Chicago, IL.

Baer A, Bourdon AK, Spano G, Bellesi M, Bradley A, Tononi G, Cirelli C, Serra PA, Baghdoyan HA, Campagna SR, Lydic R. Metabolomic analysis of microdialysis samples from the frontal association cortex of C57BL/6J mouse during isoflurane anesthesia. Presented at Experimental Biology: American Physiological Society; 2017 Apr 22-26; Chicago, IL.


March Presentations

LePhong CD, Hubbard EW, Nodit L. Squamous cell carcinoma in serous effusions: A rare encounter with major pitfalls. Presented at United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology; 2017 Mar 4-10; San Antonio, TX.

Zite NB. Preventing repeat morbidity. Presented at Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 5-7; Nashville, TN.

Carlson ER. Major salivary gland tumors: Principles of management. Presented at Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group Modular Training Series-Pathology, Head and Neck Reconstruction (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 3-5; Atlanta, GA.

Carlson ER. Malignancies of the jaws. Presented at Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group Modular Training Series-Pathology, Head and Neck Reconstruction (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 3-5; Atlanta, GA.

Carlson ER. Medication related osteonecrosis of the jaws. Presented at Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group Modular Training Series-Pathology, Head and Neck Reconstruction (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 3-5; Atlanta, GA.

Carlson ER. Oral cancer: Management of the neck. Presented at Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group Modular Training Series-Pathology, Head and Neck Reconstruction (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 3-5; Atlanta, GA.

Sorensen M, Owen R, Lacy J. Trends in the pursuit of urologic fellowship training. Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 23-26; Austin, TX.

Winter C. Treatment of ureteral steinstrasse using shock pulse lithotripsy. Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 23-26; Austin, TX.

Basham KB, Jennings MO, Angelle JW, White WM. Is closed suction drain following robotic radical prostatectomy necessary? Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 22-26; Austin, TX.

Findeiss LK, Hamrick K, Nelson KJ. Vascular/Interventional Radiology Improvement Team for Analgesia and Sedation (VIRITAS): A data driven approach to creating a sedation safety screening process. Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology; 2017 Mar 4-9; Washington, DC.

Schwirian K, Connor RS, Kimball KJ, Heidel RE, Adams SK, Lenger SM, Kilgore LC. Liposomal bupivacaine and pre-operative acetaminophen: Useful in minimally invasive surgery too? Presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology 48th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer; 2017 Mar 12-15; National Harbor, MD.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: a promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies; 2017 Mar 24-25; New York, NY.

Coulson PC. Ultrasound elastography in the evaluation of chronic liver disease: Applications, techniques, and pitfalls. Presented at European Congress of Radiology; 2017 Mar 1-5; Vienna, Austria.

Zite N, Chuang A, Kimball K. The power of grit: Are you an educational superhero, YET? Presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 8-11; Orlando, FL.

Owings E, Ramshaw B, Forman B. The use of a novel resorbable synthetic mesh (TIGR Matrix) for abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) in contaminated and non-contaminated surgical fields. Presented at American Hernia Society; 2017 Mar 8-11; Cancun, Mexico.

Morris JC, Lakkakula V, Branca P. An unusual case of vaginal bleeding. Presented at American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting; 2017 Mar 30 - Apr 1; San Diego, CA.

Morris JC, Schriver E, Baljepally R. The rare among the common: A case of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Presented at American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting; 2017 Mar 30 - Apr 1; San Diego, CA.

Hussein R, Nodit L. New neck mass after esophagogastroduodenoscopy: An unusual presentation of metastatic anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Presented at American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting; 2017 Mar 30 - Apr 1; San Diego, CA.

Turner JF. Interventional pulmonology: Innovative techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung. Presented at Advances in Medicine in the Last 40 Years (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 27-30; St. George's, Grenada.

Campbell HE, Wilson OL. Early childhood caries formation and the special care patient. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry; 2017 Mar 10-12; Charlotte, NC.

Wilson OL, Marks MK, Hurley EM, Weisner JK. Forensic odontology and disaster victim identification. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry; 2017 Mar 10-12; Charlotte, NC.

Burgin DJ, Wilson OL. Treating TMD: More than mouth guards. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry; 2017 Mar 10-12; Charlotte, NC.

Cakmes NS. Oil mouthrinse: A supplemental alternative to traditional oral hygiene practices. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry; 2017 Mar 10-12; Charlotte, NC.

Osborne N, Wilson OL. Dental considerations with PEG tube feeding. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry; 2017 Mar 10-12; Charlotte, NC.

McNally MM, Buckley MR. Hybrid approach to maintaining vertebral artery patency following transcervical gunshot wound. Presented at 45th Annual Symposium Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery; 2017 Mar 18-22; Orlando, FL.

Blake GH, Wilson GA, Jenkins JM. Grow your own faculty. Presented at American Academy of Family Physicians Program Director's Workshop (Invited Lecture); 2017 Mar 24; Kansas City, MO.


February Presentations

Beierle SP, McLoughlin J, Heidel RE, Casillas M, Russ AJ. Colorectal cancer outcome disparities increase with distance from treating facility. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Lew M, Snyder W, Daley BJ. Repeat computed tomography after intracranial bleeding is not needed in patients taking aspirin. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Landry M, Lewis J. Comparison of outcomes between open vs videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Johnson M, Gray KD, Hubbard E, Grindstaff AD, Nodit L. Pancreatic lymphangioma: A diagnostic and treatment dilemma. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Cavalea A, Benton D, Heidel E, Daley B, Lawson C, McLoughlin J. Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Pospiech E, Blue CT, Lewis JM, Nodit L.. Soft tissue malignancy due to long standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Tonks S, Lee S, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, McNally MM, Arnold JD. Threatened AV access with central venous obstruction: Thoracic outlet decompression versus hero graft. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Bollig R, McLain J, Giesler D, Sams VG, Lawson CM, Daley BJ, Nickloes TA. Tracheal stenosis based on surgical technique. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Kleppe K, Gaines TE, Taylor DA. Use of left ventricular assist device and intra-aortic balloon pump in blunt cardiac injury. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Banks B, Chavez J. Anesthetic management in a combined thoracic endovascular aortic repair and transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists; 2017 Feb 3-5; Nashville, TN.

Coppage JT, Robinson K. Anesthetic management of patient with severe aortic regurgitation at 31 weeks gestation. Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists; 2017 Feb 3-5; Nashville, TN.

Cooper ZR, Messenger B. Anticoagulation for mitral valve repair within two days of intracranial hemorrhage. Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists; 2017 Feb 3-5; Nashville, TN.

Busenlehner BJ, Mobley EC. Middle aged parturient with trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type III requiring urgent Cesarean section. Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists; 2017 Feb 3-5; Nashville, TN.

McFarland P, Messenger B. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in the obstetric patient. Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists; 2017 Feb 3-5; Nashville, TN.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Best MD, Kirkpatrick SS, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJ. Improving the efficacy of liposomal-mediated vascular gene therapy via lipid surface modifications. Presented at 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Ponten R, Black CB, Russ AJ, Rucker DC. Analysis of a concentric-tube robot design and feasibility for endoscopic deployment. Presented at The International Society for Optics and Photonics: Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging; 2017 Feb 14-17; Orlando, FL.

Baljepally R, South H, Roberts M.. Incremental benefit of Ranolazine on mitral regurgitation in patients with biventricular pacemaker. Presented at Cardiovascular Research Technologies Annual Meeting; 2017 Feb 20-23; Washington, DC.



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