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Poster Presentations

Prajakta Bhounsule, Andrew Peterson

  • “Comparison of Different Metabolic Syndrome Criteria and Individual Risk Factors in the Risk Prediction of Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Meeting, Philadelphia, May 16–20, 2015.
  • “Factors Associated with Electronic Health Record Implementation among Hospitals in American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Meeting, Philadelphia, May 16–20, 2015.
  • “Sensitivity, Specificity and Level of Agreement Between Different Criteria Used to Diagnose the Metabolic Syndrome” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Meeting, Philadelphia, May 16–20, 2015.
  • “Are Total Healthcare Expenditures Impacted by a New Diabetes Diagnostic Factor: HbA1c?” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 117th Annual European Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 8–12, 2014.

Prajakta Bhounsule, S. Moes, Andrew Peterson, “Characteristics of Nursing Associated with Completion of Compliance Monitoring Program for Substance Abuse” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Meeting, Philadelphia, May 16–20, 2015.

Thomas Keyack, Andrew Peterson, Scott Greene, “Community Pharmacists’ Perceived Role in Medicare Star Ratings and Value Driven Health Care” at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Meeting & Expo, San Diego, April 7–10, 2015.

Thomas Keyack, Andrew Peterson, Bijal N. Patel, Yelena Yankovskaya, “Extension Study of Specialty Pharmaceutical Cost Management in Managed Care Organizations” at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2014 Nexus Meeting, Boston, October 7–10, 2014.

Shivani A. Pandya, S. Moes, Andrew Peterson, “Assessing the Variables Affecting the Completion of a Compliance Monitoring Program (CMP) for Nurses Undergoing Substance Abuse Treatment” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Meeting, Philadelphia, May 16–20, 2015.

David Perlman, The Use of Technology to Enhance the Moral Diagnostic Skills of Nurses in Training” at the National Nursing Ethics Conference (NNEC), Los Angeles, March 19–20, 2015.

Presentations

David Perlman, “What the Frak? Medical, Research & Military Ethics Issues in Battlestar Galactica” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, New Orleans, April 1–4, 2015.

Andrew Peterson

  • “The ‘IC(k)’ Factor in the Future of Pharmacy” at the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association program, Parsippany, NJ, April 30, 2015.
  • “What Do We Teach Our Students Today to Be Successful Tomorrow?” at the Opportunities and Challenges of Educating Global Pharmaceutical Leaders International Conference, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, December 19, 2014.

Publications

Patricia R. Audet, “Managing Projects to Achieve Desired Results,” chapter 8 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 119–126, December 2014.

James M. Hoffman, Andrew Peterson, “Purchasing and Inventory Management,” chapter 14 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 251–268, December 2014.

Andrew Peterson, “Principles and Characteristics of Leadership,” chapter 1 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 3–22, December 2014.

Andrew Peterson, D. A. Ehlert, “Understanding and Working in the Organization,” chapter 2 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 23–36, December 2014.

Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, CRC Press, December 2014.

Robert A. Votta, Andrew Peterson, “Budgeting and Accounting,” chapter 13 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 237–250, December 2014.

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Grants

Zachary A. Klase received a two-year $285,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse for “HIV-1 Tat Inhibition of RNAi: Implications for NeuroAIDS and Substance Abuse.”

Jessica M. Sautter received a one-year $10,000 grant from Women’s Leadership and Health Initiative supported by the Agnes Varis Charitable Trust for “Interprofessional Palliative Care Workforce: A Survey of Tomorrow’s Leaders.”

Poster Presentations

Lauren Brown, John R. Porter, “Genome Size Estimation of P. peltatum Using Flow Cytometry” at the 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Metabolomics & Systems Biology, Philadelphia, April 27–29, 2015.

Su Kim, Weam Elbezanti, F. Maldarelli, Zachary A. Klase, “RUNX1 Inhibition as a Road to Reactivation of Latent HIV-1” at the Keystone Symposia: Mechanisms of HIV Persistence: Implications for a Cure, Boston, April 26–May 1, 2015.

Kyung A. Koo, K. Lorent, W. Gong, P. Windsor, S. J. Whittaker, M. Pack, R. G. Wells, John R. Porter, “Biliatresone, a Novel Toxin of Dysphania Species, Spontaneously Conjugates with Glutathione and Amino Acids” at the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry & Natural Products, Beijing, China, August 25–27, 2014.

S. Frenk, Jessica M. Sautter, R. Paulose-Ram, J. Woodring, E. Kramarow, “Use of Psychotropic Medication and Contact with Mental Health Professionals among Community-Dwelling Men Who Served in the U.S. Armed Forces, NHANES 1999–2010” at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November 15–19, 2014.

Jessica M. Sautter, K. Steinhauser, K. Johnson, M. Olsen, J. Tulsky, “Trajectories of Patient Well-Being during Chronic Illness and End of Life” at the AAHPM (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine) & HPNA (Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association) Annual Assembly, Philadelphia, February 25–28, 2015.

Presentations

O. Waisbourd-Zinman, Christine Dang, Kyung A. Koo, John R. Porter, M. Pack, R. G. Wells, “A Novel Toxin Responsible for Outbreaks of Biliary Atresia in Livestock Causes Lumen Obstruction in a Cholangiocyte Spheroid Model” at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AALSD) Liver Meeting, Boston, November 7–11, 2014.

X. Zhao, K. Lorent, W. Gong, Kyung A. Koo, S. J. Whittaker, John R. Porter, R. G. Wells, M. Pack, “The Zebrafish Ductbend Mutation Is a Sensitizer to Toxin-Induced Biliary Atresia and a Potential Homologue of a Human Biliary Atresia Modifier” at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AALSD) Liver Meeting, Boston, November 7–11, 2014.

Publications

Ara M. Abramyan, Zhiwei Liu, Vojislava Pophristic, “Mechanistic and Dynamic Insights into Ligand Encapsulation by Helical Arylamide Foldamers,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(38):20406–20410, 2014.

Joseph Becica, A. B. Jackson, Brian M. Koronkiewicz, N. A. Piro, W. S. Kassel, Nathan M. West, “Synthesis and Reactivity of Oxygen Ligated Molybdenum(II) Carbonyl Complexes,” Polyhedron, 84:51–58, 2014.

Y. Cao, Y. Qin, Michael F. Bruist, S. Gao, B. Wang, H. Wang, Xinhua Guo, “Formation and Dissociation of the Interstrand i-Motif by the Sequences d(XnC4Ym) Monitored with Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry ,” Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 26(6):994–1003, 2015.

Rajan Chaudhari, Andrew J. Heim, Zhijun Li, “Improving Homology Modeling of G-Protein Coupled Receptors through Multiple-Template Derived Conserved Inter-Residue Interactions ,” Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 29(5):413–420, 2015.

Elza Chu, Tashnia Babar, Michael F. Bruist, Alexander Sidorenko, “Binary Polymer Brushes of Strongly Immiscible Polymers ,” ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, 7(23):12505–12515, 2015.

M. J. Menezes, Y. Guo, J. Zhang, L. G. Riley, S. T. Cooper, D. R. Thorburn, J. Li, Daoyuan Dong, Zhijun Li, J. Glessner, R. L. Davis, C. M. Sue, S. I. Alexander, S. Arbuckle, P. Kirwan, B. J. Keating, X. Xu, H. Hakonarson, J. Christodoulou, “Mutation in Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein S7 (MRPS7) Causes Congenital Sensorineural Deafness, Progressive Hepatic and Renal Failure and Lactic Acidemia ,” Human Molecular Genetics, 24(8):2297–2307, 2015.

Madeline A. Fenner, Charles N. Mcewen, “Survival Yield Comparison between ESI and SAII: Mechanistic Implications,” International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 378:107–112, 2015.

Eleonora Gianti, Randy J. Zauhar, “An SH2 Domain Model of STAT5 in Complex with Phospho-Peptides Define ‘STAT5 Binding Signatures,’ Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 29(5):451–470, 2015.

Shweta Gupta, Melissa G. Marko, V. A. Miller, Frederick T. Schaefer, J. R. Anthony, John R. Porter, “Novel Production of Terpenoids in Escherichia coli and Activities against Breast Cancer Cell Lines,” Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 175(5):2319–2331, 2015.

Desirae Hall-Edgefield, Tony Shi, Kimmy Nguyen, Alexander Sidorenko, “Hybrid Molecular Brushes with Chitosan Backbone: Facile Synthesis and Surface Grafting,” ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, 6(24):22026–22033, 2014.

Alexander Khrizman, Hiu Yan Cheng, G. Bottini, Guillermo Moyna, “Observation of Aliphatic C-H···X Hydrogen Bonds in Imidazolium Ionic Liquids,” Chemical Communications, 51(15):3193–3195, 2015.

N. Calantone, F. Wu, Zachary A. Klase, C. Deleage, M. Perkins, K. Matsuda, E. A. Thompson, A. M. Ortiz, C. L. Vinton, I. Ourmanov, K. Loré, D. C. Douek, J. D. Estes, V. M. Hirsch, J. M. Brenchley, “Tissue Myeloid Cells in SIV-Infected Primates Acquire Viral DNA through Phagocytosis of Infected T Cells,” Immunity, 41(3):493–502, 2014.

Zachary A. Klase, A. M. Ortiz, C. Deleage, J. C. Mudd, M. Quiñones, E. Schwartzman, N. R. Klatt, L. Canary, J. D. Estes, J. M. Brenchley, “Dysbiotic Bacteria Translocate in Progressive SIV Infection,” Mucosal Immunology, e-pub ahead of print, January 14, 2015.

K. Lorent, W. Gong, Kyung A. Koo, O. Waisbourd-Zinman, S. Karjoo, X. Zhao, I. Sealy, R. N. Kettleborough, D. L. Stemple, P. A. Windsor, S. J. Whittaker, John R. Porter, R. G. Wells, M. Pack, “Identification of a Plant Isoflavonoid That Causes Biliary Atresia,” Science Translational Medicine, 7(286):286ra67, 2015.

Zhiwei Liu, Ara M. Abramyan, Vojislava Pophristic, “Helical Arylamide Foldamers: Structure Prediction by Molecular Dynamics Simulations,” New Journal of Chemistry, 39(5):3229–3240, 2015.

Charles N. Mcewen, B. S. Larsen, “Fifty Years of Desorption Ionization of Nonvolatile Compounds,” International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 377:515–531, 2015.

Charles N. Mcewen, Tam Lieu, Sarah Saylor, M. Twohig, M. P. Balogh, “Atmospheric Samples Analysis Probe (ASAP) Mass Spectrometry,” chapter 4 in Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry, book 2 in the New Developments in Mass Spectrometry series,M. Domin, R. Cody, eds., Royal Society of Chemistry, pp. 104–119, 2014.

S. B. Bass, J. R. Greener, D. Ruggieri, Claudia Parvanta, G. Mora, C. Wolak, R. Normile, T. F. Gordon, “Attitudes and Perceptions of Urban African Americans of a ‘Dirty Bomb’ Radiological Terror Event: Results of a Qualitative Study and Implications for Effective Risk Communication,” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(1):9–18, 2015.

Brian Rogers, Daoyuan Dong, Zhijun Li, Zhiyu Li, “Recombinant Human Serum Albumin Fusion Proteins and Novel Applications in Drug Delivery and Therapy,” Current Pharmaceutical Design, 21(14):1899–1907, 2015.

Eduardo M. Sproviero, “Opsin Effect on the Electronic Structure of the Retinylidene Chromophore in Rhodopsin,” Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 11(3):1206–1219, 2015.

Chris Wieman

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Grants

Gladys G. Dueñas, Yardlee Kauffman, Anisha Grover, Karleen Melody, Elizabeth Mccartney received a one-year $10,000 grant from Women’s Leadership and Health Initiative supported by the Agnes Varis Charitable Trust for “Developing Women Faculty Leaders in Community Pharmacy Practice.”

Jean-Francois Jasmin received a one-year $100,000 grant from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust for “CAPER, A Novel Biomarker and Therapeutic Target for Human Lung Cancer.”

Presentations

Sarah A. Spinler

  • “Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulation: Focus on Venous Thromboembolism and Atrial Fibrillation,” physician-accredited Paradigm Medical Communications continuing education program presented as a satellite symposium of the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, November 18, 2014.
  • “Answering the Call: The Role of Health-Systems Pharmacists to Improve Use of Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants,” Paradigm Medical Communications continuing education program presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, December 7–11, 2014.
  • “Pharmacist Involvement in the Care of the AMI Patient,” webinar for Surviving MI: An American College of Cardiology Quality Initiative, March 23, 2015.

Publications

Roma A. Amin, Diane Hadley, “Rx Update: Nesina®: A New Oral Anti-Diabetic Agent for Diabetes Management,” ADVANCE for Nurses, July 2014.

Paige Deluca, Diane Hadley, “Rx & OTC Update: Opsumit®: New Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment,” ADVANCE for Nurses, October 2014.

R. V. Patel, Diane Hadley, Chintan Shah, Shrina Patel, Sanchita Sen, “Third-Year Pharmacy Students’ Reflective Experience with a Capstone Project,” American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 72(5):347–348, 2015.

S. Pavlides, J. L. Gutierrez-Pajares, S. Katiyar, Jean-Francois Jasmin, Isabelle Mercier, R. Walters, C. Pavlides, R. G. Pestell, M. P. Lisanti, P. G. Frank, “Caveolin-1 Regulates the Anti-Atherogenic Properties of Macrophages,” Cell and Tissue Research, 358(3):821–831, December 2014.

Shrina D. Patel, Diane Hadley, “Rx & OTC Update: Ceritinib®: A Novel ALK Inhibitor for Cancer Treatment,” ADVANCE for Nurses, January 2015.

Rani J. Qasem, Jing Li, Hee Man Tang, Veron Browne, Claudia Mendez-Garcia, Elizabeth Yablonski, Laura Pontiggia, Anil D’mello, “Decreased Liver Triglyceride Content in Adult Rats Exposed to Protein Restriction during Gestation and Lactation: Role of Hepatic Triglyceride Utilization,” Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 42(4):380–388, 2015.

Melissa E. Rotz, Gladys G. Dueñas, Anisha B. Grover, A. Headly, Claudia F. Parvanta, “Exploring First-Year Pharmacy and Medical Students’ Experiences during a Longitudinal Interprofessional Education Program,Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 7(3):302–311, 2015.

Gary E. Sloskey, “Managing People,” chapter 9 in Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, 2nd edition, Andrew Peterson, W. E. Kelly, eds., CRC Press, pp. 127–164, December 2014.

W. B. Borden, T. M. Maddox, F. Tang, R. S. Rumsfeld, W. J. Oetgen, J. B. Mullen, Sarah A. Spinler, E. D. Peterson, F. A. Masoudi, “Impact of the 2014 Evidence-Based Panel Recommendations for Management of High Blood Pressure in Contemporary Cardiovascular Practice: Insights from the NCDR PINNACLE Registry,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 64(21):2196–2203, 2014.

J. W. M. Cheng, V. Colucci, P. A. Howard, J. M. Nappi, Sarah A. Spinler, “Vorapaxar in Atherosclerotic Disease Management,” Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 49(5):599–606, 2015.

Samson College of Health Sciences

Presentations

Heidi V. Freeman, M. Sachs, “‘Go Mama Go!’ The Experiences of Mother-Athletes Training for and Competing in the Olympic Games” at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Las Vegas, October 15–18, 2014.

Heidi V. Freeman, “The Mindful Classroom: Teaching Mindfulness to Children and Youth” at the SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) America National Convention, Seattle, March 16–21, 2015.

Britta Schasberger, “Comparing the Efficacy of an Infant-Driven Feeding Protocol to an Experience-Based Feeding Protocol on Premature Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of Main Line Health” at the National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference: Elevate the Experience, Phoenix, April 10–11, 2015.

Gregory T. Thielman

  • “Structuring Practice to Facilitate Use of the Upper Extremity Post Stroke,” continuing education program at Main Line Health’s Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, spring 2015.
  • “Current Research Regarding Patients Who Have Had a Stroke” at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Southeast District Combined Section Meeting, Philadelphia, March 21, 2015.

Professional Activity

Gregory T. Thielman was inducted into the Alpha Eta National Honor Society, USciences’ Gamma Kappa Theta Chapter.

Department of Student Affairs

Presentation

William Cunningham, “Preventing Violence through Threat Assessment and Intervention” at the NASPA Violence Prevention Conference, National Harbor, MD, January 11–13, 2015.