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Publications and Presentations

2018 UTGSM Scholarly Activity

June Publications

Dhand R. The rationale and evidence for use of inhaled antibiotics to control pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery. 2018 Jun;31(3):121-138. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

Sulkowski MS, Feld JJ, Lawitz E, Felizarta F, Corregidor AM, Khalid O, Ghalib R, Smith WB, Van Eygen V, Luo D, Vijgen L, Gamil M, Kakuda TN, Ouwerkerk-Mahadevan S, Van Remoortere P, Beumont M. Efficacy and safety of 6 or 8 weeks of simeprevir, daclatasvir, sofosbuvir for HCV genotype 1 infection. Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 2018 Jun;25(6):631-639. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Natavio MF, Cortessis VK, Zite NB, Ciesielski K, Eggers H, Brown N, Segall-Gutierrez P. The use of a low-literacy version of the Medicaid sterilization consent form to assess sterilization-related knowledge in Spanish-speaking women: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2018 Jun;97(6):546-551. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Fortner KB, Nieuwoudt C, Reeder CF, Swamy GK. Infections in pregnancy and the role of vaccines. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America. 2018 Jun;45(2):369-388.

Barsley RE, Bernstein ML, Brumit PC, Dorion RBJ, Golden GS, Lewis JM, McDowell JD, Metcalf RD, Senn DR, Sweet D, Weems RA. Epidermis and enamel: Insights into gnawing criticisms of human bitemark evidence. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2018 Jun;39(2):87-97.

Dulka BN, Koul-Tiwari R, Grizzell JA, Harvey ML, Datta S, Cooper MA. Dominance relationships in Syrian hamsters modulate neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to social stress. Stress (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2018 Jun 22:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Shachner TR, Clark CT. Acute hemolytic transfusion reaction in group B recipient associated with group A apheresis platelet donor: Case report and literature review. Case Reports in Medicine. 2018 Jun 24;e8259531.

Akula MR, Blevins D, Kabalka GW, Osborne D. Synthesis of N-[4-(2'-[18F]fluoroalkyloxybenzoyl)]- and N-[4-methoxy-3[123I]iodobenzoyl]-pyrrolidin-2-ones as potential brain imaging agents. Heterocycles. 2018;97(2):1226-1236. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Kleppe KL, Greenberg JA. Enhanced recovery after surgery protocols: Rationale and components. The Surgical Clinics of North America. 2018 Jun;98(3):499-509. Epub 2018 Mar 12.


May Publications

Till SR, Hobbs KA, Moulder JK, Steege JF, Siedhoff MT. McCall culdoplasty during total laparoscopic hysterectomy: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2018 May - Jun;25(4):670-678. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Coe DP, Conger SA, Kendrick JM, Howard BC, Thompson DL, Bassett DR Jr, White JD. Postprandial walking reduces glucose levels in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2018 May;43(5):531-534. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Chamberlin SM, White CE, Wheeler JS, Eudaley ST, Franks AS, Rowe AS. Implementation and assessment of a pulmonary diseases elective course for third-year pharmacy students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2018 May;10(5):571-578. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Angel C, Glovak ZT, Alami W, Mihalko S, Price J, Jiang Y, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R. Buprenorphine depresses respiratory variability in obese mice with altered leptin signaling. Anesthesiology. 2018 May;128(5):984-991.

Waters WB. Editorial commentary. Urology Practice. 2018 May;5(3):196-197.

Velez JCQ, Obadan NO, Kaushal A, Alzubaidi M, Bhasin B, Sachdev SH, Karakala N, Arthur JM, Nesbit RM, Phadke GM. Vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury with a steep rise in serum creatinine. Nephron. 2018 Apr 27;139(2):1-12.

Burnette T, Chernicky L, Towers CV. The effect of standardizing treatment when managing neonatal abstinence syndrome. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2018 May 14:1-5.

Wang X, Zhang Y, Hui Z, Bai W, Terry PD, Ma M, Li Y, Cheng L, Gu W, Wang M. The mediating effect of regulatory emotional self-efficacy on the association between self-esteem and school bullying in middle school students: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 May;15(5):991.


April Publications

Towers CV, Weitz B. Transplacental passage of vancomycin. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2018 Apr;31(8):1021-1024. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR. Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surgical Endoscopy. 2018 Apr;32(4):1929-1936. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Peres LC, Risch H, Terry KL, Webb PM, Goodman MT, Wu AH, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy ML, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Manichaikul A, Abbott SE, Camacho F, Jordan SJ, Nagle CM, Rossing MA, Doherty. Racial/ethnic differences in the epidemiology of ovarian cancer: A pooled analysis of 12 case-control studies. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2018 Apr 1;47(2):460-472.

Metheny WP, Jagadish M, Heidel RE. A 15-year study of trends in authorship by gender in two U.S. Obstetrics and Gynecology journals. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Apr;131(4):696-699.

Oelschlegel S, Grabeel KL, Tester E, Heidel RE, Russomanno J. Librarians promoting changes in the health care delivery system through systematic assessment. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2018 Apr-Jun;37(2):142-152.

Keil DS, Schiff LD, Carey ET, Moulder JK, Goetzinger AM, Patidar SM, Hance LM, Kolarczyk LM, Isaak RS, Strassle PD, Schoenherr JW. Predictors of admission after the implementation of an enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2018 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]


June Presentations

Orucevic A, Heidel R, Bell JL. Using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) and Oncotype DX data to predict adjuvant therapy effect on overall survival (OS) of N0 & N1 breast cancer patients. Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting; 2018 Jun 1-5; Chicago, IL.

Holbert JC, Rogers BA, Bresee SJ. Dueling myxomas: A rare finding. Presented at The 29th Annual American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions; 2018 Jun 22-26; Nashville, TN.

Lorson W, Baljepally G. When it is not a thrombus: A rare cause of mechanical mitral valve obstruction. Presented at The 29th Annual American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions; 2018 Jun 22-26; Nashville, TN.

McLain JM, Cooley CR, Brandi JP, Burke SJ, Collier JJ, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Karlstad MD. Sleep fragmentation delays wound healing in obesity-induced type 2 diabetic mouse model. Presented at 41st Annual Conference on Shock; 2018 Jun 9-12; Scottsdale, AZ.

Mendola AM. What part of "No" don't you understand? Presented at The International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation; 2018 Jun 21-23; Oxford, UK.


May Presentations

Dabbs WS, Willie KG. Implementation of a treatment algorithm for non-insulin therapies of T2DM to improve adherence to guidelines and HgbA1c values in a family medicine residency clinic. Presented at 51st Annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Spring Conference; 2018 May 5-9; Washington, DC.

Baveja S, Akpa B, Ferris J, Amin S, McCormack M, Heidel E, Dhand R. A randomized, double dummy, crossover study comparing the bronchodilator effect of formoterol administered by nebulizer versus dry powder inhaler in patients recovering from severe exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Dewald JB, Qiang H, Wyckoff K, Ferris J, Elder S, Dhand R. Bacterial contamination of nebulizers after a single in-hospital use. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Akpa B, Baveja S, Reynolds B, Ferris J, Singh A, Hecht J, Dhand R. Clinical outcomes in patients who develop muscle weakness during an acute hospital stay. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Reynolds BH, Martin E, Williams A, Akpa B, Ferris J, Heidel E, Baveja S, Dhand R. Do plasma levels of biomarkers reflect muscle injury in patients admitted to the floors in acute care hospitals? Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Akpa B, Baveja S, Blair R, Singh A, Ferris J, Hecht J, Dhand R. Incidence and clinical features of muscle weakness in patients admitted to a tertiary Medical Center. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Angotti JM, Branca P, Duncan L. Is there utility in processing bronchial brush-tip washings for cytologic diagnosis? Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2018 May 18-23; San Diego, CA.

Bindayi A, Hamilton Z, Ryan S, Simone G, Gallucci M, Reddy M, Tuderti G, Yim K, Costantini M, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Eun D, Rha K, Yang B, Montorsi F, Mottrie A, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Keehn A, Porpiglia F, Bertolo R, Uzzo R, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, De Cobelli O, De Naeyer G, Chang K, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Schips L, Berardinelli F, White W, Zang C, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Anele U, Hampton L, Lau C, Kilday P, Sundaram C, Sulek J, Autorino R, Derweesh I. Comparative analysis of minimally invasive radical and partial nephrectomy for clinical T2 renal mass: Analysis of the robotic surgery for large renal mass (ROSULA Group). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Bertolo R, Derweesh I, Simone G, Gallucci M, Ryan S, Binday A, Minervini A, Carini M, Mari A, Eun D, Keehn A, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, Mottrie A, De Naeyer G, Rha K, Chang K, Uzzo R, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Berardinelli F, Schips L, White W, Yang B, Zang C, De Cobelli O, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe B, De Luyk N, Lau C, Kilday P, Sulek J, Sundaram C, Montorsi F, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Gill I, Aron M, Ashrafi A, Anele U, Hampton L, Tuderti G, Costantini M, Autorino R, Porpiglia F. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for CT2 renal tumors: Perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes from a multicenter analysis (ROSULA Project). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Anele U, Autorino R, Derweesh I, Yang B, Zang C, Simone G, Gallucci M, Tuderti G, Constantini M, Uzzo R, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Ryan S, Bindayi A, Porter J, Liao M, Capitanio U, Larcher A, Montorsi F, Lau C, Kilday P, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Everett R, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Rha K, Chang K, Bertolo R, Mottrie A, De Naeyer G, Aron M, Sundaram C, Sulek J, White W, Schips L, Beradinelli F, Perdona S, Quarto G, Eun D, Ferro M, Porpiglia F, Hampton L. Robotic versus laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: A matched paired multicenter analysis (ROSULA Group). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Bindayi A, Autorino R, Reddy M, Ryan S, Simone G, Gallucci M, Tuderti G, Hamilton Z, Yim K, Costantini M, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Eun D, Rha K, Yang B, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Keehn A, Porpiglia F, Bertolo R, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, De Cobelli O, De Naeyer G, Chang K, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Schips L, Berardinelli F, White W, Zang C, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Anele U, Hampton L, Lau C, Kilday P, Sundaram C, Sulek J, Uzzo R, Mottrie A, Montorsi F, Derweesh I. Trifecta outcomes of partial nephrectomy in patients over 75 years old: A multi-institutional study: Analysis of the renal surgery in elderly (resurge) group. Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Beierle S, Russ A, Heidel RE, McCallum S, Kirkpatrick MS, Lewis J. A longitudinal study of correlations between emotional intelligence and resident burnout. Presented at Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery, Association for Surgical Education; 2018 May 3-6; Austin, TX.

Mattern-Schain SI, Fisher RK, Grimsley LB, Kirkpatrick SS, Grandas OH, Beast MD, Mountain DJ. Cell mimetic liposomal nanocarriers tailored for vascular smooth muscle cell molecular therapeutics. Presented at Vascular Research Initiatives Conference; 2018 May 8-12; San Francisco, CA.

Nelson T, Gillum S, Bailey S, Lindsay JM, Brown Epstein H, Harris LE. Moderated panel on second career librarians: Transforming previous career experiences into librarianship gold! Tips from firsthand and leadership perspectives. Presented at 118th Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association; 2018 May 18-23; Atlanta, GA.


April Presentations

Lee S, Russ A, Casillas M. Laparoscopic transanal minimally invasive surgery (L-tamis) vs robotic tamis (R-tamis): Short-term outcomes and costs of a prospective comparative study Presented at 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery; 2018 Apr 11-14; Seattle, WA.

Salas LA, Peres LC, Abbot SE, Greene CS, Marks JR, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Schwartz AG, Cote ML, Moorman PG, Funkhouser EM, Peters ES, Bondy ML, Terry P, Doherty JA, Christensen BC, Schildkraut JM. High grade serous ovarian cancer DNA methylation and survival in African-American women Presented at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting; 2018 Apr 14-18; Chicago, IL.

Zite NB, Evans M, Espey E, Ogburn T. Barriers to LARC training in OB-GYN residencies Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Kilgore LC. Cancer surveillance for the general gynecologist Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Zite NB. Finding the shoes that fit: Asking the right questions to find the residency program that's right for you Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Fortner KB, Kilgore LC. Recognition and management of abnormally adherent placenta Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Zite NB. Session coordinator for subspecialty society organizations: Introducing the Society of Family Planning Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Van Nes JB. Using lean methodologies to improve efficiency in an outpatient OB/GYN setting Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 27-30; Austin, TX.

Kozlovski C, Bussey A. Pseudohyperparathyroidism: Location matters! Presented at American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting; 2018 Apr 19-21; New Orleans, LA.

Jacobelli DA, Morgan RL, Seaworth CM. A rare cause of ankle pain following a sprain Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference; 2018 Apr 24-29; Orlando, FL.

West WH, Kemmet RK. Medical event incidence at a division I college football stadium during the 2017 season Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference; 2018 Apr 24-29; Orlando, FL.

Henin S. Barriers and limitations to telemedicine implementation Presented at Christian Medical & Dental Associations National Convention; 2018 Apr 26-28; Ridgecrest, NC.

Grimsley LB. Laparoscopic assisted nerve block in treatment of inguinodynia Presented at The 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery; 2018 Apr 11-14; Seattle, WA.

Vanterpool SG. A simplified, single skin-insertion, paresthesia-based approach to greater and lesser occipital nerve block - efficacy and reliability of technique - QI protocol Presented at World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine; 2018 Apr 19-21; New York, NY.

Ramshaw BJ. Systems and data science applied to hernia disease and healthcare. Presented at Milford B. Hatcher Lecture, Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 25-26; Atlanta, GA.

Ramshaw BJ. Ventral/incisional hernia repair: Management and complications. Presented at Milford B. Hatcher Lecture, Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (Invited Lecture); 2018 Apr 25-26; Atlanta, GA.

Mendola AM, Jurchak, M. Building moral community using ethics case rounds. Presented at Academy for Professionalism in Health Care; 2018 Apr 26-28; Baltimore, MD.

Bell C, Heidel R, Sunega J, Drisko J. Can ayurvedic prakruti provide invaluable insights into integrative medicine? Presented at National Ayurvedic Medical Association Conference; 2018 Apr 13-15; Dallas, TX.



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