Academics

Faculty Publications

West Coast University is home to a dedicated faculty of clinical and healthcare professionals from a wide range of disciplines and eager to share its rich knowledge from our faculty's academic articles and research publications.

To easily locate academic publications, our faculty's academic articles and research publications are sorted by the name of the header researcher for each project.

 

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Hasmik Agadjanian, PhD

Publications

Sims, J. D., Taguiam, J. M., Alonso-Valenteen, F., Markman, J., Agadjanian, H., Chu, D., Lubow, J., Abrol, R., Srinivas, D., Jain, A., Han, B., Qu, Y., Mirzadehgan, P., Hwang, J-Y., Rentsendorj, A., Chung, A., Lester, J., Karlan, B. Y., Gray, H. B., Gross, Z., Giuliano, A., Cui, X., Medina-Kauwe L. K. (2018). Resistance to receptor-blocking therapies primes tumors as targets for HER3-homing nanobiologics. Journal of Controlled Release, 271,127-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.12.024

Beach, J.A., Aspuria, P-J. P., Cheon, D-J., Lawrenson, Agadjanian, H., Walsh, C., Karlan, B.Y., & Orsulic, S. (2015). Sphingosine kinase 1 is required for TGF-? mediated fibroblastto-myofibroblast differentiation in ovarian cancer. Oncotarget, 7 (4), 4167-4182.

Cohen, J. G., Prendergast, E., Geddings, J. E., Walts, A. E., Agadjanian, H., Hisada, Y., Karlan B.Y., Mackman N., & Walsh, C. S. (2017). Evaluation of venous thrombosis and tissue factor in epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 146(1), 146-152. doi:10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.04.021

Liu, Z., Beach, J.A., Agadjanian, H., Jia, D., Aspuria, P-J., Karlan, B.Y., & Orsulic, S. (2015). Suboptimal cytoreduction in ovarian carcinoma is associated with molecular pathways characteristic of increased stromal activation. Gynecologic Oncology, 139, 394-400. DOI:10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.08.026 · 3.77

Taylor-Harding, B., Aspuria, P-J, Agadjanian, H., Cheon, D-J, & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2014). CyclinE and RTK/RAS signaling drive CDK inhibitor resistance via activation of E2F and ETS. Oncotarget, 6 (2), 696-714.

Diaz, E., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Walts, A., Miller, C., Karlan, B., Osulic, S., & Walsh C. (2013). PI3K pathway activation, thromboembolism and survival in ovarian cancer cell carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 130(1) e.128. DOI:10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.04.367

Agadjanian, H., Chu, D., Hwang, J.Y., Wachsmann-Hogiu, S., Rentsendorj, A., Song, L., Valluripalli, V., Lubow, J., Ma, J., Sharifi, B., Farkas, D.L.,& Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2012). Chemotherapy targeting by DNA capture in viral protein particles. Nanomedicine, 7(3), 335-352. DOI: 10.2217/nnm.11.104

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Kwon, S., Guo, X., Miller, C., & Karlan, B.Y. Orsulic, S., and Walsh, C.S. (2012). Indole-3-carbinol synergistically sensitizes ovarian cancer cells to bortezomib treatment. British Journal of Cancer, 106, 333 – 343.

Fleming, N. D., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Miller, C. W., Orsulic, S., Karlan B. Y., & Walsh C. S. (2012). Xeroderma Pigmentosum Complementation Group C Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway Correlate With Prolonged Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer. Cancer, 118, 689-697.

Hwang, J.Y., Lubow, J., Chu, D., Ma, J., Agadjanian H., Sims, J., Gray, H.B., Gross, Z., Farkas, D.L.,& Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2011). A mechanistic study of tumor-targeted corrole toxicity. Mol. Pharm. 8(6), 2233-2243. DOI:10.1021/mp200094w

Agadjanian, H., Ma, J., Rentsendorj, A., Valluripalli, V.,. Hwang, J. Y, Mahammed, A., Marom, A., Farkas, D., Gray, H., Gross, Z., & Medina-Kauwe L. K. (2009). Tumor detection and elimination by a targeted gallium corrole. PNAS, 106 (15), 6105–6110.

Haber, A., Agadjanian, H.,.Medina-Kauwe, L.K., & Gross, Z. (2008). Corroles that bind with high affinity to both apo and holo transferring. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 102, 446–457.

Hwang, J. Y., Agadjanian, H., Medina-Kauwe, L. K., Gross, Z., Gray, H. B., Sorasaenee, K., & Farkas, D. L. (2008, February 28). Large Field of View Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging System for Multimode Optical Imaging of Small Animals. Proc. SPIE 6859, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues VI, 68590G. doi:10.1117/12.769305

Presentations

Walsh, C., Nassanian, H., Agadjanian, H., Miller, C., Orsulic, S., & Karlan, B. (2015).
Abstract BIOL-1348. No association between PARK2 and BRCA1-associated gynecologic cancers. Cancer Research, 21(16 Supplement): POSTER-BIOL-1348. DOI:10.1158/1557-3265.OVCASYMP14

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Aspuria, P-J., Mizuno, T., Cheon, D-J., Orsulic, S., Karlan, B., Walsh, C., & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2014). Abstract B48. Targeting chemo-resistance in CCNE1-amplified ovarian cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 19, B48.

Agadjanian, H., Cheon, D-J, Diaz, E., Laury, A., Miller, C., Orsulic, S., & Walsh C. (2013). Abstract 329. A mouse model of epithelial ovarian cancer with defined oncogenic drivers. Cancer Research, 73(8 supplement) p.329.

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Orsulic, S., Walsh, C., Karlan, B., & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2013). Abstract 1749. Cell Cycle requirements shape ovarian cancer progression. Cancer Research, 73, p.1749.

Fleming, N.D., Orsulic, S., Miller, C., Agadjanian, H., Karlan, B., Nassanian, H.,& Walsh, C. (2011). XPC single nucleotide polymorphisms in the NER pathway correlate with prolonged progression-free survival in advanced ovarian cancer. Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Orlando, FL.

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Berenson, J., Miller, C., Karlan, B., Orsulic S., & Walsh, C. (2010). The Natural Dietary Phytochemical Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) sensitizes Ovarian Cancer cells to the Proteosome Inhibitor Bortezomib through Inhibition of Cyclin E Activity. Presented at AACR Annual Meeeting, Washindton DC.

Hwang, J.Y., Agadjanian, H., Medina-Kauwe, L.K., Gross, Z., Gray, H.B., Sorasaenee K., & Farkas, D.L.(2008). Large Field of View Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime System for Multimode Optical Imaging of Small Animals. Proc. SPIE 6859, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues, 68590 G, DOI:10.1117/12.769305

Agadjanian, H., Ma J., Rentsendorj, A., Sorasaenee, K., Hwang, J.Y., Weaver, J, Valluripalli, V., Moats, R., Farkas, D., Gray, H., Gross, Z., & Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2008). Corrole conjugates: a unique approach to tumor targeting. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Rentsendorj, A., Agadjanian, H., Ma, J., Valluripalli, V., Kim, D., Rossi, J., & Medina-Kauwe, L. K. (2008). Targeting siRNA Molecular missiles to Her2 cancer cells. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

Valluripalli, V., Agadjanian, H., Ma, J, Rentsendorj, A., Medina-Kauwe, L.K.. (2008). Viral capsid protein enhances lipoplex missiles to Her2+ cancer cells by imparting targeting, cell penetration and trafficking functions. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Dan Bindman, PhD

Publications

Bindman, D., & Chubb, C. (2004). Brightness assimilation in bullseye displays. Vision Research, 44(3), 309-319.

Bindman, D., & Chubb, C. (2004). Mechanisms of contrast induction in heterogeneous displays. Vision Research, 44(13), 1601-1613.

Chubb, C., Nam, J-H., Bindman, D., Sperling, G. (2007). The three dimensions of human visual sensitivity to first-order contrast statistics. Vision Research, 47(17), 2237-2248. 

Melissa Cueto, MA

Publications

Gomez, M., Cueto, M. (2018). The influence OF Hispanic culture ON diabetes. In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05114

 Learn, L., Cueto, M. (2018). The effect of fictional literature on empathy in children. In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05115

 Jones, C., Cueto, M. (2018). Factors that influence conservatism vs. liberalism. In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05116

 Marquez, A., Cueto, M. (2017). diPGA: Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with adiponectin (ADN). In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05117

 Fernandez, B., Cueto, M. (2017). Literature and empathy in nursing students. In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05118

 Puig, V., Cueto, M. (2017). Genetics of hypertension. In Proceedings of the MOL2NET, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 3. doi:10.3390/mol2net-03-05119

Presentations

Cueto, M. & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2017, December). West Coast University Capstone Workshop, WCU, Miami, FL, USA, 2017. Steering Committee responsible for publishing student work to the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, 3rd edition, Bilbao, Spain.

Fletcher, T., Cueto, M, & Ayres, K. (2017, May). An Inquiry-Based Course to Identify Gaps in General Education Learning Outcomes. Presented at Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Collages (FAPSC) Conference, Miami, Florida.

Fletcher, T. & Cueto, M. (2016, October). Using the Scientific Method in a General Education Capstone Course. Presented at Florida Association for Science Teachers (FAST) Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Cueto, M. (2014, March). The six-word short story: A creative writing exercise. Presentation at the meeting of the Teaching Academic Survival and Success (TASS) conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Terace Fletcher, PhD, MS

Publications

Fletcher, T.M. & Ershler J. A. (2014) A Learner-Centered Molecular Modeling Exercise for Allied Health Majors in a Biochemistry Class. Journal of College Science Teaching 43, 34-40.

Fletcher, T. M. (2013) Everyone Deserves a Second Chance, Curving By Retesting. Teaching and Learning Community Newsletter, Keiser University, 14, 6-7.

Baker, A., Fu, Q, Hayward, W., Victoria, S., Lindsay, S.M., & Fletcher, T.M.  (2011) The Telomere Binding Protein TRF2 Induces Chromatin Compaction. PLos ONE, 6, e1912.

Khan S.J., Pham, S., Wei, Y, Mateo, D. St. Pierre, M., Rodriguez-Menoca, L. Fletcher, T.M. & Vazquez-Padron, R.I. (2010) Stress-induced Senescence Exaggerates Post injury Neointimal Formation in the Old Vasculature Am. J. Physiology Am. J. Physiology 298, H66-74.

Baker, A.M. Fu, Q., Hayward, W. Lindsay, S.M. & Fletcher, T.M. (2009) The Myb/SANT Domain of the Telomere Binding Protein TRF2 Alters Chromatin Structure. Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 5019-31.

Pedroso, I.M. Hayward, W. & Fletcher, T.M. (2009) Effect of the TRF2 N-terminal and TRFH regions on Telomeric G-quadruplex DNA Structures. Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 1541-54.

Khan S.J., Yanez, G., Saldeen, K., Wang H., Lindsay, S.M. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Interactions of TRF2 with Telomeric DNA Ends. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm 363,  22-50.

Pedroso, I.M., Duarte, L.F., Yanez, G., Burkowski, K. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Sequence Specificity of Inter- and Intramolecular G-quadruplex Formation by Human Telomeric DNA Biopolymers 87, 74-84.

Pedroso, I.M., Duarte, L.F., Yanez, G., Baker A. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Enhanced Stability and Formation Rates of Human Telomeric G-quadruplexes in Sr2+  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm 358, 298-303.

Presentations

Fletcher, T., Cueto, M, & Ayres, K. (2017, May). An Inquiry-Based Course to Identify Gaps in General Education Learning Outcomes. Presented at Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Collages (FAPSC) Conference, Miami, Florida.

Fletcher, T. & Cueto, M. (2016, October). Using the Scientific Method in a General Education Capstone Course. Presented at Florida Association for Science Teachers (FAST) Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Khan, S.J., Wei, Y, Mateo, D, Li, S., Fletcher, T.M., Pham, S., Vazquez-Padron, R (2008) Aging Increases Oxidative Stress-Induced Senescence During Vascular Remodeling. American Heart Association, Ateriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Conference.

Miriam Kahan, PhD, MPH

Presentations

Kahan, M., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Profile of a graduate: On the pathway to MQI. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Kahan, M., Krisan, A., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Pathway to the redesign of a general education curriculum: One year later. Poster presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Krisan, A., Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2015). General education redesign at WCU: Staying ahead of the curve. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Oakland, CA.

Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2014). Infusion of critical reasoning within a General Education curriculum experience. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Bart Lerner, EdD

Publications

Silva, J.M., Metzler, J.N., & Lerner, B. (2011). Training professionals in the practice of sport psychology (2nd ed). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

Kornspan, A.S., Lantz, C.D., Lerner, B.S., Johnson, S.R., & Smisson, C.P. (2008). Reference list of mental training/sport psychology videos. In K. Burke, M. Sachs, S. J. Fry, & S. L. Schweighardt (Eds.) Directory of graduate programs in sport psychology (9th ed., pp. 335-347). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology, Inc.

Presentations

Kahan, M., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Profile of a graduate: On the pathway to MQI. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Kahan, M., Krisan, A., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Pathway to the redesign of a general education curriculum: One year later. Poster presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Dale, G, & Lerner, B. (January, 2016). Teambuilding: Two consultants’ strategies. Presentation made at the National University Performance Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Harmison, R.J., Dale, G.A., & Lerner, B.S. (October, 2015). Coaching and parenting in the age of elite travel teams and early specialization in youth sport. Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Breitmeyer, A., Lerner, B., Etzel, E., Hatch, S., & Watson, J. (October, 2015). Passing the torch: Intergenerational perspectives on sport psychology supervision. Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Krisan, A., Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2015). General education redesign at WCU: Staying ahead of the curve. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Oakland, CA.

Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2014). Infusion of critical reasoning within a General Education curriculum experience. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Stensby, J., Lerner, B., & Harrison, S. (October, 2010).  Camaraderie, optimism, recovery, and psychological skills strengthening program: A program development utilizing applied sport psychology.  Poster presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Providence, RI.

Dunn, K., Harrison, S., & Lerner, B. (August, 2010).  Promoting health, wellness, and recovery through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.  Poster presentation made at the Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies, Tucson, AZ.

Lerner, B. (September, 2008).  Toward standardization of sport psychology supervision: Argosy University – a brief overview of the supervision model.  Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Blakeley, M., & Lerner, B. (September, 2008).  The effects of self-set goals versus assigned goals on the performance of female basketball players. Poster presentation made at the AASP National Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Maykel Cruz Monteagudo, PhD

Publications

Perez-Castillo, Y., Sotomayor-Burneo, S., Helguera, A. M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Tejera, E., Pazy-Miño, C., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Moreno, M. F., Teijeira-Bautista, M., Ancede-Gallardo, E., Borges, F., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2017) Computer-aided Drug Discovery Methodologies in the Modeling of Dual Target Ligands as Potential Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics. In: Frontiers in Computational Chemistry, Vol. 4, pp. 3-52. Zaheer-ul-Haq Qasmi, Z. H., & Madura, J.D. Eds. Bentham Sciences. (In Press).

Luan, F., Tang, L., Zhang, L., Zhang, S., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., & Cordeiro M. N. D. S. (2017) A further development of the QNAR model to predict the cellular uptake of nanoparticles by pancreatic cancer cells. Food and Chemical Toxicology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2017.04.010

García-Sánchez, M. O., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., & Medina-Franco, J. L. (2017) Quantitative Structure-Epigenetic Activity Relationships. In: Advances in QSAR modeling with Applications in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, pp 303-338. Roy, K., Ed. Springer. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-56850-8_8

Tejera, E., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Burgos, G., Sánchez, M. E., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Paz-y-Miño, C., & Rebelo, I. (2017) Consensus strategy in genes prioritization and combined bioinformatics analysis for preeclampsia pathogenesis. BMC Medical Genomics, 10(50). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12920-017-0286-x

Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Schürer, S. C., Nicolotti, O., Mangiatordi, G. F., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Tejera, E., Medina-Franco, J. L., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2017) From Flamingo Dance to (Desirable) Drug Discovery: A Nature-Inspired Approach. Drug Discovery Today, 22(10), 1489-1502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2017.05.008

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Schürer, S., Tejera, E., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Medina-Franco, J. L., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., & Borges, F. (2017) Systemic QSAR and Phenotypic Virtual Screening – Chasing Butterflies in Drug Discovery. Drug Discovery Today, 22(7), 994-1007. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2017.02.004

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Helguera, A. M., Tejera, E., Paz-y-Miño, C., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Perera-Sardiña, Y., & Pérez-Castillo, Y. (2017) Chemoinformatics Profiling of the Chromone Nucleus as a MAO-B/A2AAR Dual Binding Scaffold. Current Neuropharmacology, 15(8), 1117-1135. DOI: 10.2174/1570159X15666170116145316

Pérez-Castillo, Y., Helguera, A. M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Tejera, E., Cesar Paz-y-Miño, Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Borges, F., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2017) Fusing Docking Scoring Functions Improves the Virtual Screening Performance for Discovering Parkinson’s Disease Dual Target Ligands. Current Neuropharmacology, 15(8), 1107-1116. DOI: 10.2174/1570159X15666170109143757

Domínguez-López, R., Ávila-de-la-Cruz, L. C., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Paz-y-Miño, C., Tejera, E., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Perera-Sardiña, Y., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2017) Machine learning based multiclassifiers as a neurotoxicity estimation tool for ionic liquids. AFINIDAD, 74(577), 86-95. http://www.raco.cat/index.php/afinidad/article/viewFile/326517/417020

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Medina-Franco, J. L., Perera-Sardiña, Y., Borges, F., Tejera, E., Paz-y-Miño, C., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Contreras-Posada, Z., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2016) Probing the Hypothesis of SAR Continuity Restoration by the Removal of Activity Cliffs Generators in QSAR. Current Pharmaceutical Design 22(33), 5043 - 5056. DOI: 10.2174/1381612822666160509124337

Martínez-Santiago, O., Cabrera, R. M., Marrero-Ponce, Y., Barigye, S. J., Le-Thi-Thu, H., Torres, F. J., Zambrano, C. H., Yaber-Goenaga, I., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., López, Y. M., Giménez, F. P., & Torrens, F. (2016) Generalized Molecular Descriptors Derived From Event-Based Discrete Derivative. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 22(33), 5095 - 5113. DOI: 10.2174/1381612822666160610114148

Martínez-Santiago, O., Marrero-Ponce, Y., Barigye, S. J., Le-Thi-Thu, H., Torres, F. J., Zambrano, C. H., Olite, J. L. M., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Vivas-Reyes, R., Infante, L. V., & Martínez, L. M. A. (2016) Physico-Chemical and Structural Interpretation of Discrete Derivative Indices on N-Tuples Atoms. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(6), 812. doi:10.3390/ijms17060812

Helguera, A. M., Perez-Castillo, Y., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Tejera, E., Paz-y-Miño, C., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., Teijeira, M., Ancede-Gallardo, E., Cagide, F., Borges, F., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2016) Ligand-Based Virtual Screening Using Tailored Ensembles: A Prioritization Tool for Dual A2A Adenosine Receptor Antagonists / Monoamine Oxidase B Inhibitors. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 22(21), 3082 – 3096. DOI: 10.2174/1381612822666160302103542

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., Paz-y-Miño, C., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Rebelo, I., Perez-Castillo, Y., Helguera, A. M., Sánchez-Rodríguez, A., & Tejera, E. (2016) Efficient and biologically relevant consensus strategy for Parkinson's disease gene prioritization. BMC Medical Genomics, 9(12). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12920-016-0173-x

Castillo-González, D., Mergny, J. L., De Rache, A., Pérez-Machado, G., Cabrera-Pérez, M. A., Nicolotti, O., Introcaso, A., Mangiatordi, G. F., Guédin, A., Bourdoncle, A., Garrigues, T., Pallardó, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Paz-y-Miño, C., Tejera, E., Borges, F., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2015) Harmonization of QSAR Best Practices and Molecular Docking Provides an Efficient Virtual Screening Tool for Discovering New G-Quadruplex Ligands. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 55(10), 2094-2110. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.5b00415

Martins, F., Gonçalves, R., Oliveira, J., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Nieto-Villar, J. M., Paz-y-Miño, C., Rebelo, I., & Tejera, E. (2015) Unravelling the relationship between protein sequence and low-complexity regions entropies: Interactome implications. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 382, 320-327.

Pérez-Castillo, Y., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Medina-Franco, J. L., Nicolotti, O., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., & Borges, F. (2014) Toward the computer-aided discovery of FabH inhibitors. Do predictive QSAR models ensure high quality virtual screening performance? Molecular Diversity, 18(3), 637-654. doi:10.1007/s11030-014-9513-y

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Medina-Franco, J. L., Pérez-Castillo, Y., Nicolotti, O., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., & Borges, F. (2014) Activity cliffs in drug discovery: Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde? Drug Discovery Today, 19(8), 1069-1080. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2014.02.003

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2014) Chemoinformatics Profiling of Ionic Liquids - Uncovering Structure-Cytotoxicity Relationships With Network-like Similarity Graphs. Toxicological Sciences, 138(1), 191-204. https://doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kft210

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Ancede-Gallardo, E., Jorge, M., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2013) Chemoinformatics Profiling of Ionic Liquids - Automatic and Chemically Interpretable Cytotoxicity Profiling, Virtual Screening, and Cytotoxicophore Identification. Toxicological Sciences, 136(2), 548-565. https://doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kft209

Rivera Borroto, O. M., Hernández Díaz, Y., García de la Vega, J. M., Grau, R., Marrero-Ponce, Y., & Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2013) Perspectiva general sobre el proceso de desarrollo de fármacos y las técnicas de cribado virtual basadas en la similitud molecular. Anales de la Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia, 79(4), 530-561. http://anales.ranf.com/2013/vol4/1450.htm

Aguiar-Pulido, V., Gestal, M., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Rabuñal, J. R., Dorado, J., & Munteanu, C. R. (2013) Evolutionary Computation and QSAR Research. Current Computer-Aided Drug Design 2013, 9(2), 206-225. DOI: 10.2174/1573409911309020006

Pham-The, H., Garrigues, T., Bermejo, M., González-Álvarez, I., Cruz Monteagudo, M., & Cabrera-Pérez, M. A. (2013) Provisional Classification and in Silico Study of Biopharmaceutical System Based on Caco-2 Cell Permeability and Dose Number. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 10(6), 2445–2461. DOI: 10.1021/mp4000585

Luan, F., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2013) Recent advances on QSAR-based profiling of agonist and antagonist A3 adenosine receptor ligands. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 13(9), 1048-1068. DOI: 10.2174/1568026611313090007

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Romero, Y., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., & Borges, F. (2013) Desirability-based Multi-criteria Virtual Screening of Selective Antimicrobial Cyclic β-Hairpin Cationic Peptidomimetics. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 19(12), 2148-2163. DOI: 10.2174/1381612811319120003

Munteanu, C.R., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Concu, R., & González-Díaz, H. (2012) QSAR, Complex Networks, Principal Components and Partial Order Analysis of Drug Cardiotoxicity with Proteome Mass-Spectra Topological Indices. In: Recent Trends on QSAR in the Pharmaceutical Perceptions, p. 3-50. Khan, M. T. H. Ed. Bentham Sciences http://www.eurekaselect.com/100529/chapter

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Tejera, E., Dominguez, E. R., & Borges, F. (2012) Desirability-based multi-objective QSAR in drug discovery. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 12(10), 920-935. DOI: 10.2174/138955712802762329

Cruz-Monteagudo, M. (2012) Special issue: multi-criteria approaches in computer-aided drug discovery. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 12(10), 905-906. DOI: 10.2174/138955712802762392

Munteanu, C. R., Dorado, J., Pazos Sierra, A., Prado-Prado, F., Pérez-Montoto, L.G., Vilar, S., Ubeira, F.M., Sanchez-Gonzaléz, A., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Arrasate, S., Sotomayor, N., Lete, E., Duardo-Sánchez, A., Díaz-López, A, Patlewicz, G., & González-Díaz, H. (2011) Markov Entropy Centrality: Chemical, Biological, Crime and Legislative Networks. In: Information theory of Complex Networks: Statistical Methods and Applications,pp . Dehmer, M., Emmert-Streib, F., & Mehler, A. Eds. Springer. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-0-8176-4904-3_9

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Escobar-Roman, R., Olazabal-Rios, R., & Dominguez, E. R. (2011) A probabilistic strategy of data fusion for the classification and virtual screening of anticoccidial drug candidates. AFINIDAD, 68(554), 301-310. http://www.raco.cat/index.php/afinidad/article/view/268111

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2011) Jointly Handling Potency and Toxicity of Antimicrobial Peptidomimetics by Simple Rules from Desirability Theory and Chemoinformatics. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 51(12), 3060-3077. DOI: 10.1021/ci2002186

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Pham The, H., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., & Borges, F. (2010) Prioritizing Hits With Appropriate Trade-offs Between HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitory Efficacy and MT4 Blood Cells Toxicity Through Desirability-Based Multi-Objective Optimization and Ranking. Molecular Informatics, 29(4), 303-321. DOI: 10.1002/minf.200900047

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Teijeira, M., González, M. P., & Borges, F. (2010) Desirability-based simultaneous analysis of binding and relative efficacy profiles of A3 adenosine receptor agonists. Purinergic Signalling, 6(1), 72–73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11302-009-9171-1

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Teijeira, M., González, M. P., & Borges, F. (2010) Multidimensional Drug Design: Simultaneous Analysis of Binding and Relative Efficacy Profiles of N6-substituted-4´-thioadenosines A3 Adenosine Receptor Agonists. Chemical Biology & Drug Design, 75(6), 607-618. DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-0285.2010.00971.x

Machado, A., Tejera, E., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., & Rebelo, I. (2009) Application of desirability-based multi(bi)-objective optimization in the design of selective arylpiperazine derivates for the 5-HT1A serotonin receptor. European Journal Medicinal Chemistry, 44(12), 5045-5054. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2009.09.008

Saiz-Urra, L., Bustillo Pérez, A. J., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Pinedo-Rivilla, C., Aleu, J., Hernández-Galán, R., & Collado, I. G. (2009) Global antifungal profile optimization of chlorophenyl derivatives against Botrytis cinerea and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57(11), 4838-4843. DOI: 10.1021/jf900375x

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Munteanu, C. R., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Uriarte, E., & González-Díaz, H. (2008) Quantitative Proteome-Property Relationships (QPPRs). 1. Finding Biomarkers of Organic Drugs with Mean Markov Connectivity Indices of Spiral Networks of Blood Mass Spectra. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 16(2), 9684-9693. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2008.10.004

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Munteanu, C. R., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Uriarte, E., Chou, K. C., & González-Díaz, H. (2008) Stochastic molecular descriptors for polymers. 4. Study of complex mixtures with topological indices of mass spectra spiral and star networks: the blood proteome case. Polymer, 49(25), 5575-5587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2008.09.070

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., Cagide Fajin, J. L., Morell, C., Ruiz, R. M., Cañizares-Carmenate, Y., & Domínguez, E. R. (2008) Desirability-Based Methods of Multi-Objective Optimization and Ranking for Global QSAR Studies. Filtering Safe and Potent Drug Candidates from Combinatorial Libraries. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry, 10(6), 897-913. DOI: 10.1021/cc800115y

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Borges, F., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2008) Desirability-Based Multi-Objective Optimization for Global QSAR Studies. Application to the Design of Novel NSAIDs with Improved Analgesic, Anti-Inflammatory and Ulcerogenic Profiles. Journal of Computational Chemistry, 29(14), 2445-2459. DOI: 10.1002/jcc.20994

González-Díaz, H., Cabrera-Pérez, M. A., Agüero-Chapín, G., Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Castañeda-Cancio, N., del Río, M. A., & Uriarte, E. (2008) Multi-Target QSPR Assemble of a Complex Network for the Distribution of Chemicals to Biphasic Systems and Biological Tissues. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 94(2), 160-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemolab.2008.07.006

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., González-Díaz, H., Borges, F., Dominguez, E. R., & Cordeiro, M. N. D. S. (2008) 3D-MEDNEs: An Alternative “in Silico” Technique for Chemical Research in Toxicology. 2. Quantitative Proteome-Toxicity Relationships (QPTR) based on Mass Spectrum Spiral Entropy. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 21(3), 619-632. DOI: 10.1021/tx700296t

Cruz-Monteagudo, M., Cordeiro, M. N. D. S., & Borges, F. (2008) Computational Chemistry Approach for the Early Detection of Drug-Induced Idiosyncratic Liver Toxicity. Journal of Computational Chemistry, 29(4), 533-549. DOI: 10.1002/jcc.20812

Vyacheslav Palchevskiy, PhD

Publications

Hoffmann-Vold AM, Hesselstrand R, Fretheim H, Ueland T, Andreassen AK, Brunborg C, Palchevskiy V, Midtvedt Ø, Garen T, Aukrust P, Belperio JA, Molberg Ø. (2018). CCL21 as a potential serum biomarker for pulmonary arterial hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis. Arthritis Rheumatol. doi: 10.1002/art.40534. [Epub ahead of print].

Weigt SS, Wang X, Palchevskiy V, Patel N, Derhovanessian A, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Lynch JP 3rd, Saggar R, Ross DJ, Kubak BM, Ardehali A, Palmer S, Husain S, Belperio JA. (2017). Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells during Aspergillus Colonization of the Lung Allograft. Transplantation. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002058. [Epub ahead of print].

Shino MY, Weigt SS, Li N, Palchevskiy V, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Sayah DM, Huynh RH, Gregson AL, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2017). The prognostic importance of CXCR3 chemokine during organizing pneumonia on the risk of chronic lung allograft dysfunction after lung transplantation. PLoS One. 12(7):e0180281. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180281. eCollection 2017

Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Belperio JA. (2017). Inflammasomes and IL-1 biology in the pathogenesis of allograft dysfunction. J Clin Invest. 127(6), 2022-2029. doi: 10.1172/JCI93537.

Weigt SS, Wang X, Palchevskiy V, Gregson AL, Patel N, DerHovanessian A, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Birjandi S, Lynch JP 3rd, Saggar R, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Palmer SM, Elashoff D, Belperio JA. (2017). Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells Preceding a Clinical Diagnosis of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. PLoS One. 12(1):e0169894. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169894.

Birjandi SZ, Palchevskiy V, Xue YY, Nunez S, Kern R, Weigt SS, Lynch JP 3rd, Chatila TA, Belperio JA. (2016). CD4(+)CD25(hi)Foxp3(+) Cells Exacerbate Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Pathol, 186(8), 2008-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2016.03.020.

DerHovanessian A, Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Noble PW, Palmer SM, Fishbein MC, Kubak BM, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2015). The Role of TGF-β in the Association Between Primary Graft Dysfunction and Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome. Am J Transplant, 16(2), 640-9. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13475

Gregson AL, Hoji A, Injean P, Poynter ST, Briones C, Palchevskiy V, Weigt SS, Shino M, Derhovanessian A, Sayah D, Saggar R, Ross D, Ardehali A, Lynch Iii JP, Belperio JA. (2015). Altered Exosomal RNA Profiles in Bronchoalveolar Lavage from Lung Transplants with Acute Rejection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 192(12), 1490-503. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201503-0558OC

Shino MY, Weigt SS, Li N, Palchevskiy V, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2013).  CXCR3 ligands are associated with the continuum of diffuse alveolar damage to chronic lung allograft dysfunction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 188(9), 1117-25. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201305-0861OC

Gregson AL, Wang X, Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Lynch JP 3rd, Ross DJ, Kubak BM, Saggar R, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Li G, Elashoff R, Belperio JA. (2013). Interaction between Pseudomonas and CXC chemokines increases risk of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and death in lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 187(5), 518-26. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201207-1228OC

Weigt SS, Derhovanessian A, Liao E, Hu S, Gregson AL, Kubak BM, Saggar R, Saggar R, Palchevskiy V, Fishbein MC, Lynch JP 3rd, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Wang HJ, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2012). CXCR3 chemokine ligands during respiratory viral infections predict lung allograft dysfunction. Am J Transplant, 12(2), 477-84.

Huang HC, Weigt SS, Derhovanessian A, Palchevskiy V, Ardehali A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Kubak B, Gregson A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff R, Belperio JA. (2011). Non-tuberculous mycobacterium infection after lung transplantation is associated with increased mortality. J Heart Lung Transplant, 30(7), 790-8. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2011.02.007

Palchevskiy V, Hashemi N, Weigt SS, Xue YY, Derhovanessian A, Keane MP, Strieter RM, Fishbein MC, Deng JC, Lynch JP, Elashoff R and Belperio JA. (2011). Immune Response CC Chemokines, CCL2 and CCL5 are Associated with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair, 4(10). doi: 10.1186/1755-1536-4-10

Nakajima T, Palchevsky V, Perkins DL, Belperio JA, Finn PW. (2011). Lung transplantation: infection, doi: 10.1186/1755-1536-4-10inflammation, and the microbiome. Semin Immunopathol, 33(2), 135-56.

Gregson AL, Hoji A, Palchevskiy V, Hu S, Weigt SS, Liao E, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Song S, Elashoff R, Yang OO, Belperio JA. (2010). Protection against bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome is associated with allograft CCR7+ CD45RA- T regulatory cells. PLoS One, 5(6), e11354. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011354

Abstracts

S.S. Weigt, X. Wang, V. Palchevskiy, N. Patel, A. DerHovanessian, M.Y. Shino, D. Sayah, A.L. Gregson, J.P. Lynch III, R. Saggar, D.J. Ross, A. Ardehali, D. Elashoff, J.A. Belperio. (2017). Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells Preceding a Clinical Diagnosis of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 3, S252. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201608-618MG

A. DerHovanessian, V. Palchevskiy, S. Weigt, M. Shino, A. Gregson, D. Sayah, J. P. Lynch, R. Saggar, D. Ross, A. Ardehali, R. M. Elashoff, J. A. Belperio. (2016). The Role Of Hyaluronan-CD44 Biology During Primary Graft Dysfunction In Lung Transplant Recipients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 193, A3452.

S.S. Weigt, X. Wang, V. Palchevskiy, N. Patel, A. DerHovanessian, M.Y. Shino, D. Sayah, A.L. Gregson, J.P. Lynch III, R. Saggar, D.J. Ross, A. Ardehali, D. Elashoff, J.A. Belperio. (2016) Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells during Aspergillus Colonization of the Lung Allograft. Journal of Heart and Lung transplantation. 35(4), S312.  

A.-M. Hoffmann-Vold, R. Huynh, E. Volkmann, S. Palchevskiy, Ø. Midtvedt, T. Garen, A. Der Hovanessian, S. Weigt, M. Fishbein, A. Ardehali, D. Ross, R. Saggar, J. Lynch, P. Aukrust, T. Ueland, R. Elashoff, Ø. Molberg, J. Belperio. (2016). Augmented Concentrations of Cx3cl1 Are Associated with Progressive Interstitial Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016;75:527 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-eular.4406

R. Huynh, R. Saggar, N. Li, R. Elashoff, E. Volkmann, R. Saggar, A. Derhovanessian, D. Ross, M. Fishbein, J. Lynch, V. Palchevskiy, S. Weigt, J. Belperio. (2015). Increased Concentrations of CCL5, PDF-AA and PDGF-BB are Associated with Irreversible Vascular Remodeling of the Pulmonary Circulation in Interstitial Lung Disease Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Ann Rheum Dis.74, 654-655. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.2098

R. Huynh, M. Y. Shino, A. Derhovanessian, D. M. Sayah, R. Saggar, V. Palchevskiy, A. Ardehali, D. J. Ross, J. P. Lynch, S. Weigt, J. A. Belperio. (2015). Th2 Products IL-4 And IL-13 Are Associated With Rapidly Progressive Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 191, A2166

A Der Hovanessian, V Palchevskiy, SS Weigt, MY Shino, AL Gregson, BM Kubak, JP Lynch, R Saggar, DJ Ross, A Ardehali, R. Elashoff and JA Belperio. (2013). The CCL2/CCR2 Axis in Primary Graft Dysfunction and Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome Following Lung Transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 32(4), S28–S29.

V. Palchevskiy, Y,Y, Xue, R. Kern, S.S. Weigt, S. Hu, A. Derhovanessian, S.X. Song, A. Gregson, R. Elashoff, J.P. Lynch, J.A. Belperio. (2010). The Role of CCR4 during the Pathogenesis of Murine Obliterative Bronchiolitis Post-Transplantation. The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Thirtieth Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 29(2), S131.

Evan Pepper, MSMB, PhD

Publications

Pepper, E., Farrell, M., & Finkel, S. (2010). Anti-glycation effects of Carnosine and other compounds on long-term survival of Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(24), 7925-7930.

Bindu Ranaut, BA, MA, M. Phil, PGDPM, PhDc

Publications

Ranaut, B.(2018). Importance of good business writing skills. International Journal of Language and Linguistics. 5(2),32-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.30845/ijll.v5n2a5

Ranaut, B. (2017). Why to teach cultural diversity courses. International Journal of Arts and Humanities, 3(3), 1-11.

Ranaut, B. (2016). Trends in instructional technology. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 6(5), 16-22. doi: 10.9790/7388-0605041622

Sharon Stein, EdD

Publications

Stein, S. (2009). A descriptive study of the state of the arts in education and student achievement in grade 12 in the post no child left behind act of 2001. Proquest LLC, An Arbor, MI. PUBLISHED ON PROQUEST LLC (2016) 10035140.

Benjamin Tran, MBSc, MNSc

Publications

Bhatt, S., Garrison, C., Johnson, Y., Patel, S., Shore, M., Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2014). Periodontal Screening: Patient Attitudes and Clinical Care Decision Making. CDHA J., 30(1): 6-12.

Montero, E.A., Isom, I.B., Fults, J., Cvijanovich, S., Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2012). Affects of Proximity on Aerosol Distribution of Bacteria on Toothbrushes. CDHA J., 27(2): 16-19.

Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2012). Promoting or Fostering Student Research: The Role of the Dental Hygiene Educator. CDHA J., 27(2): 28-30.

Valencia L. Williams, PhD

Publications

Deacon, A., Doyle, J., Ridgway, S., and Willams, V. (In collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC) Subject Matter Experts: King, M.). “Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Blues.” Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services: Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (2015): In Process.

Williams, V, Porter, P, and Engle, K (In collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC) Subject Matter Experts: King, M., and Jani, A). “Respiratory Attack: The Mysterious Case of Jackson Brook.” Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services: Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (2014): In Process.

Karen Andrews, RDH, MA

Publications

Andrews, K. T. (2016). Integrating ethics throughout the curriculum. Access, January, 19-20.

Aubreé Chismark, RDH, MS

Publications

Turner, A.M., Prihoda, T.J., English, D.K., Chismark, A.M., Jacks, M.E. (in press). Millenial Students’ Learning Preferences Compared to Faculty Teaching Methods: A National Dental Hygiene Survey. Submitted for publication to: Journal of Dental Education.

Chismark, A., Popa, M. (2016). Incorporating CAMBRA into the Dental Hygiene Curriculum. Submitted for publication to: Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33(2), 27-29.

Chismark, A. (2016). Chapter 29 Polishing. In Dental Hygiene: Applications to Clinical Practice (pp. 460-470). Philadelphia, PA: F.A Davis Company.

Turner, A.M., Prihoda, T.J., English, D.K., Chismark, A.M., Jacks, M.E. (2015). Millenial Students’ Learning Preferences Compared to Faculty Teaching Methods: A National Dental Hygiene Survey. Submitted for publication to: Journal of Dental Education December 2015; In Press

Chismark, A. (2015). Prevent Pain With Yoga.  Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 13(11), 30-34. 

Chismark, A., Hung, A. (2015). Complementary Health Approaches to Reduce Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33(1), 19-22.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. (2014). Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Hand, Wrist, and Arm Injuries. RDH Magazine, 34(5).

Chismark, A. (2014). How to Write and Submit an Article for Publication. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 30(1), 14-15.

Bhatt, S., Garrison, C.D., Johnson, Y.N., Patel, S.G., Chismark, A., Shore, M.M., Tran, B. (2014). Periodontal Screening: Patient Attitudes and Clinical Decision Making. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 30(1), 6-12.

Chismark, A. (2013). Michelle Smith, RDH, BA—Overcoming Physical Challenges in Practicing Dental Hygiene. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 29(2), 24-26.

Chismark, A. (2013). Oral Piercing and Body Art-21st Century Realities and Safety Issues. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 28(1), 16-18.

Chismark, A., & Tran, B.B. (2012). Promoting student research: the role of the dental hygiene educator. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 27(2), 28-30.

Montero, E.A., Isom, I.B., Fults, J., Cvijanovich, S., Chismark, A., Tran, B.B. (2012). The effects of proximity on aerosol distribution of bacteria on toothbrushes. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 27(2), 16-19.

Chismark, A., Asher, G., Stein, M., Tavoc, T., Curran, A. (2011). Use of complementary and alternative medicine for work-related pain correlates with career satisfaction among dental hygienists. The Journal of Dental Hygiene, 85(4), 273-284. Retrieved from http://www.adha.org

Research/Scholarship

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health, 2009-2010
“Does Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain with Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies Improve Dental Hygienists’ Career Satisfaction?”
Role: Primary Investigator

Presentations

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  The Beaver Valley & Lawrence County Dental Societies 2016 Annual Hygienist Seminar, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. April 22, 2016.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  Orange County Dental Hygienist’s Society, Santa Ana, California. March 16, 2016.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  RDH Under One Roof, Las Vegas, Nevada. July 17, 2015.

Chismark, A., Bell, K.  Incorporating Research into the Dental Hygiene Curriculum.  American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Las Vegas, Nevada. June 19, 2014.

Monson, A.L., Cooper, B., Krenik-Matejcek, T., Chismark, A. (2015, June). Effect of Yoga on Musculoskeletal Pain in Dental Hygiene Students.  Will be  presented at 2015 American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Nashville, Tennessee on June 18, 2015.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, June). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at 2010 American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, March). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at American Association of Dental Research, Washington D.C.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, February). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at The University of North Carolina Research in Review Day, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, MSDH, DHSc

Publications

Hurlbutt M, Young D. A Best Practices Approach to Caries Management. Journal of Evidence Based Practice, June 2014; 14, 77-86.

Hurlbutt M, Bray K, Villalpando T, & Stephens J. California Dental Hygienists’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Herbal and Dietary Supplements. Journal of Dental Hygiene, Fall 2011; 85(4), 286-297.

Young D, Ricks CS, Featherstone JD, Fontana M, Fournier SM, Geiermann SP, Hurlbutt M, Kutsch VK, Loftus R, Luther JR, Nový BB, Wolff MS, Wong A. Changing the face and practice of dentistry: A 10-year plan. Journal of the California Dental Association, October 2011; 39(10), 746-751.

Hurlbutt. M.  CAMBRA:  Best Practices in Dental Caries Management.  Academy of Dental Therapeutics and Stomology. May 2011.

Hurlbutt M. Caries Management with Calcium Phosphate. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, October 2010; 8(10): 40-45.

Hurlbutt M, Novy B, & Young D.  (Winter 2010). Dental Caries: A pH mediated disease. 2-hour continuing education. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 25(1): 9-15.

Hurlbutt M. (July 2010). Probiotics: Can Bacteria be Good for You? ACCESS, 24(10): 16-18.

Presentations

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products & Oral Health. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 7, 2015.

Psychology of Patient Communication: An introduction to motivational interviewing. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 5, 2015.

Best Practices Approach to Caries Management: An evidence-based approach to clinical decisions. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 5, 2015.

Team Based Learning. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. April 29, 2015.

Kagan Cooperative Learning. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. March 15, 2015.

Audience Response Systems. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. February 25, 2015.

Dental Care for Life: A Risk Based Approach workshop. Mount Diablo Dental Hygienists’ Association. April 26, 2014

CAMBRA…It’s A Verb? Workshop. Loma Linda University Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA. March 9, 2014

Risk Assessment: Best Practices in Oral Health, Live Webinar, Philips Oral Healthcare Online Learning. December 3, 2013

Instrumentation Workshop for Educators Loma Linda University Department of Dental Hygiene, Loma Linda, CA. September 29, 2013.

CAMBRA…It’s a Verb! workshop. Arizona State Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. August 24, 2013

Motivational Interviewing: A New Approach to Communication with Your Patients. Workshop with Philips Oral Healthcare Professional Educators, Boston, MA. June 19, 2013.                         

Motivational Interviewing: A New Approach to Communicating Prevention to Your Patients. Live Webinar, 3M ESPE Online Learning. May 23, 2013.         

A New Process of Care: Caries Risk Assessment, An evidence-based approach to clinical decisions [for educators]. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. June 15, 2012.

A New Process of Care: Caries Risk Assessment, An evidence-based approach to clinical decision [for clinicians]. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. June 16, 2012.             

Psychology of Patient Communication Workshop, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Student and Alumni Convention, Palm Desert, CA. February 9, 2012.       

Psychology of Patient Communication Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA. January 7, 2012.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Kansas City, MO. December 2, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Houston, TX. November 4, 2011.

CAMBRA: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level. Mt. Diablo Dental Hygienists’ Society, Concord, CA. October 15, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Riverside, CA. September 9, 2011.

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care, RDH Under One Roof Conference, Chicago, IL. July 30, 2011.

Polishing: A Workshop for the Master Clinician, RDH Under One Roof Conference, Chicago, IL. July 29, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Queensland Dental Hygienists’ Association, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. July 12, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Dental Hygienists of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. July 11, 2011.          

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Victoria Dental Hygienists’ Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. July 6, 2011.

Back to the Basics: Radiographic Interpretation, Perth Dental Therapists’ Association, Perth, Western Australia. July 4, 2011.

Demystifying Calcium Phosphate Therapy, Dental Hygienists Association of Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. July 2, 2011.           

CAMBRA Down Under. Dental Hygienists Association of Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. July 1, 2011.

Implementing CAMBRA Made Simple. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Nashville, TN. June 18, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Sonicare Symposium, Spokane, WA. June 3, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Sonicare Symposium, Atlanta, GA. May 20, 2011.  

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Boston, MA. May 6, 2011.

Assessment to Integration: Where is CAMBRA in Your Allied Dental Program Curricula?  Workshop at Texas Dental Hygiene Educator’s Association, Austin, TX. April 9, 2011.

Teaching Dental Assistants the Techniques of Caries Risk Management Protocol.  Workshops at California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers, San Mateo, CA. April 1-2, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Long Beach Dental Hygienists’ Society, Long Beach, CA. February 18, 2011.

CAMBRA Workshop: An Ageless Process of Care. University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. January 21, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Philips Sonicare Symposium, Detroit, MI. September 17, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level. California Dental Association Fall Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA. September 10, 2010.

Polishing: A Workshop for the Master Clinician. RDH Under One Roof Conference. Orlando, FL. August 7, 2010.

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care. RDH Under one Roof Conference, Orlando, FL. August 5, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop: Taking Your Practice to Next Level. California Dental Association Spring Scientific Meeting, Anaheim, CA. May 15, 2010.

Assessment to Integration: Where is CAMBRA in Your Allied Dental Program Curricula? American Dental Education Association, Annual Session, Washington, DC. March 2, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop for the Dental Hygiene Educator. West Coast University, Anaheim, CA. February 19, 2010. 

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care. Tri County Dental Hygienists’ Society, Loma Linda, CA. February 18, 2010.                  

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health and Innovation in Clinical Practice. Monterey Bay Dental Hygienists’ Association, Watsonville, CA. January 23, 2010.

Diane Millar, RDH, MA

Publications

Millar, D, (2009). The best practice to ensure optimum performance and career longevity. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists' Association, 24(3), 8-14.

Presentations

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Beaver Valley & Lawrence County Dental Societies, Beaver Falls, PA

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Virginia Commonwealth University Dental School, Richmond, Virginia

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Orange County Dental Hygiene Society, Santa Ana, California

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Conference, Chicago, IL,

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

Millar, D (2015, June), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, CA

Millar, D. (2015. February), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Cerritos College, CA

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, RDH-UOR, Las Vegas, Nevada

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Dental Hygiene Association, Nashville, Tennessee

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio, Texas

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Association, Anaheim, California

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Western Regional Dental Conference, Phoenix, Arizona,

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver, Canada

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

Millar, D. (2014, January), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Cerritos College, CA

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, British Columbian Dental Hygiene Association, Vancouver, Canada

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Pasadena Periodontists’ Dental Hygiene Study Club, Pasadena, California

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Western Regional Dental Conference, Phoenix, Arizona

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Nation’s Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting, WA, DC

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Long Beach Dental Hygiene Society, Long Beach

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Eagle Instruments, Clinton, New Jersey

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Redwood City Dental Hygiene Society, Sonoma, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Eagle Instruments, Orange County, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, San Diego, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Diablo Valley, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Association, Anaheim California

Millar, D. (2012, November).  New Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation Techniques to Increase Hygiene Efficiency.  Cerritos College, CA

Millar, D. (2012, May).  New Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation Techniques to Increase Hygiene Efficiency.  Ventura Dental Hygiene Society, Ventura, CA

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Ventura County Dental Hygiene Society, Oxnard, California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Society, Anaheim California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Palm Desert Periodontal Study Club, Palm Desert, California

Millar, D. (2011, August).  Protective Reinforced Instrumentation Strategies.  Palm Desert Periodontal Study Club, Palm Desert, CA

Mihaela Popa, RDH, MBA

Publications

Chismark, A & Popa, M. (2016). Incorporating CAMBRA into Dental Hygiene Curriculum. Journal of
California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33
(2), pages.

Popa, M. (2012). Dental Radiography. Practical Reviews-Orthodontics, 26(4), pages.

Presentations

Popa, M. (2015): Blood Pressure - Faculty Calibration, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2015): Kolb and VARK Learning Styles, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Hurlbutt, M., Popa, M. & Silveira, J. (2015): Kagan Cooperative Learning, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2014): Oral Cancer Screening – Faculty Development Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2014): SQ3R Guide – Faculty Development Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Andrews, N., Lachica, T.L., Medina, L., Popa, M. & Turner, A.(2014) – Educational Methodology for Clinical Faculty, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2012): Radiology Update for Faculty, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2011): Excel Spreadsheet Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Kristen Stephens, RDH, MSDH

Publications

Ward, K., & Stephens, K. (2018). 1 team 1 mission. In K. Robinette & Bonni Stachowiak,
Beyond the cloud: Supporting the 6C’s with educational technology (pp. 34-57). Ladera Ranch, CA: Innovate Learning, LLC.

Bobango, K., & Stephens, K. (2018). Critical thinking and problem solving. In K. Robinette & Bonni Stachowiak, Beyond the cloud: Supporting the 6C’s with educational technology (pp. 89-107). Ladera Ranch, CA: Innovate Learning, LLC.

Stephens, K.M., Gurenlian, J.R. (2018) Caring for patients with anxiety disorders. Decisions in Dentistry,
4(5), 53-56.

Stephens, K.M., Gurenlian, J.R. (2018). Treating patients with anxiety disorders. Dimensions in Dental
Hygiene, 16(4), 48-51.

Presentations

Stephens, K.M. (2016, October). “Has perio gone viral?” Presented at Long Beach Dental Hygiene Association’s Annual Seminar, Lakewood, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, May). “The California dental practice act.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, April). “ADA code review and the business of dental hygiene.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, April). “The ADHA, transferring into the workforce, and new trends in dentistry.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, March). “Dental hygiene history and the California dental practice act.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, May). “Nutrition and exercise practices.” Presented at St. Dorothy’s Elementary School, Glendora, California.

April Turner, RDH, MSDH

Publications

Turner, A. M., Prihoda, T. J., English, D. K., Chismark, A., & Jacks, M. E. (2016). Millennial dental hygiene students’ learning preferences compared to non-millennial faculty members’ teaching methods: A national study. Journal of Dental Education, 80 (9), 1082-1090.

Justin Ako, DC, BSBA

Abstracts

Taheri R, Ako J, Brown T, Frances J, Riddle M, Thomas H. Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Anaheim, California, July 23-27, 2016 <http://www.ajpe.org/doi/pdf/10.5688/ajpe805S2>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2016; 80 (5) Article S2.

Presentations

Brown, T., Ako, J., France, J., Riddle, M., Taheri, R., Thomas, H. Assessment and Outcomes of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. Education Leadership Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association October 7-9, 2016. Accepted Platform Presentation, Phoenix, AZ.

Taheri, R., Ako, J., Brown, T., France, J., Riddle, M., Thomas, H., Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting on Pharmacy Education July 23-27, 2016. Poster Presentation. Anaheim, CA.

Marlene Lugg, DrPH, MPH, BS

Publications

Ganz JM, Newcomer SR, Daley MF, McClure DL, Baxter RP, Jackson MJ, Naleway AL, Lugg MM, & DeStefano F. (2015). Cumulative and episodic aluminum exposure in a population-based cohort of young children. Vaccine, 33, 6736-6744.

Sukumaran L, McCarthy NL, Kharbanda EO, McNeil MM. Naleway AL, Klein NP, Jackson ML, Hambridge SJ, Lugg MM, Li R, Weintraub ES, Bednarczyk RA, King JP, DeStefano F, Orenstein WA, Omer SB. (2015). Association of Tdap vaccination with acute events and adverse birth outcomes among pregnant women with prior Tetanus-containing immunizations. JAMA, 314(15), 1584-1587.

Sukumaran L, McCarthy NL, Kharbanda EO, Weintraub ES,  Vazquea-Benitea G, Li R, McNeil MM, Klein NP, Hambridge SJ, Naleway AL, Lugg MM, Jackson ML, King JP, DeStefano F, Omer SB, Orenstein WA. (2015). Safety of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis and Influenza Vaccinations in Pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 126(5), 1069-1074.

Hambidge SJ, Newcome SR, Narwaney KJ, Glanz JM, Daley MF, Xu S, Shoup JA, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Klein NP, Lee GM, Nelson JC, Lugg MM, Naleway AL, Nordin JD, Weintraub E, & DeStefano F. (2014, June). Timely versus delayed early childhood vaccination and seizures. Pediatrics, 133(6), e1492-e1499.

McCarty NL, Weintraub E, Vellozzi C, Duffy J, Gee J, Donahue JG, Jackson ML, Lee GM, Glanz J, Baxter R, Lugg MM, Naleway A, Omer SB, Nakasato C, Vazquez-Benitez G, & DeStefano F. (2013). Mortality rates and cause of death patterns in a vaccinated population. Am J Preventive Medicine, 45(1), 91-97.

Glanz JM, Narwaney KJ, Newcome SR, Daley MF, Hambidge SJ, Rahbar,AR,. Lee GM Nelson JC, Naleway, AL, Nordin,JD, Lugg MM, Weintraub ES. (2013). Association between undervaccination with Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids, and Acellular Pertussis (DTaP) vaccine and risk of Pertussis infection in children 3 to 36 months of age. JAMA Pediatr, 167(11), 1060-1064.

Glanz JM, Newcomer SR, Narwany KJ, Hambridge SJ, Daley MF, Wagner NM, McClure DL, Xu S, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Lee GM, Nelson JC, Winetraub ES, Naleway AL, Nordin JD, Lugg MM, Weintraub ES. (2013). A population-based cohort study of undervaccination in 8 managed care organizations across the United States. JAMA Pediatr, 167(3), 274-281.

Presentations

Lugg MM. How to Increase Health Care Workers Acceptance of Influenza Immunizations. IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Anchorage, Alaska, August 16-21, 2014.

Paul Chris Okpala, DHSc, MHA, CRT, RCP

Publications

Okpala, P.C., Okpala, F., & Patterson, S. (2015). Antiviral medications and plasma efficacy in treating ebola patients: A Systematic Review. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 4(1), 37-45.

Okpala, P.C. (2014). Labiaplasty on underage girls. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 3(1), 39-45.

Okpala, P.C. (2014). Obesity: Risk factor for public chronic health problem. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 3(2), 21-26.

Okpala, P.C., Alexander, J. L., Ewing, H., & Orien, L. T. (2013). A close comparison of clinical risk factors for coronary artery disease of a small group of immigrant Asians and Caucasian Americans working in an urban medical center in Los Angeles County, California: A pilot study. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 2(2), 1-9.     

Okpala, P.C. (2013). HIPAA: Its good intention requires good handling. International Journal of Health Research and Innovation, 1(2), 37-41.

Okpala, P.C. (2013). The roles of exercises in reversing cardiovascular risks. International Journal of Health Research and Innovation, 1(2), 57-61.

Okpala, P.C. (2013). Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 2(3), 61-66.

Rosanne Silberling, RN, MN, EdD

Presentations

Poster Presentation/Presentation: "Raising the Bar: Chairing a Hospital Community Board" (2016 ACNL Annual Conference)

Panelist at 2016 ACNL Annual Program: "Does the Type of Doctoral Preparation Matter in [Nursing] Service or Education"

California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP), Pasadena Chapter, 2/12 "Implementing the IOM Future of Nursing Vision in California"

Northwest Region Nursing Leadership Council, 6/1/12 "Implementing the IOM Future of Nursing Vision in California"

San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Area Nursing Resource Coalition, 3/10 "Radical Transformation in Education"

San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Area Nursing Resource Coalition, 3/09 "Civility and Incivility. .. How We Care for Each Other"

Kaiser Permanente Scope of Practice Symposium, Southern California 3/07 "A View of the Future: Nursing and the Electronic Medical Record"

Kaiser Permanente National User Group Meeting, Anaheim, California 5/06 "Meeting End User Needs in a Dynamic Environment"

Weam Alkhatib, APRN, PhD, CNS

Publications

Alkhatib, W. (2013). Book Review: Fear of Food: A History of Why We Worry About What We Eat.
Perspectives in Public Health, 133:336. DOI: 10.1177/1757913913505979.

Presentations

Alkhatib, W. (2014). Determinants of Physical Activity in Arab American Children. Doctoral Dissertation, University of San Diego.

Juan Caluya Jr, MSN ED, RN, PCCN

Publications

Stoodley, L., Lillington, L., Ansryan, L., Ota, R., Caluya, J., Camello, E., Huskins, M., Franco, D., Silvino, C. M., Nwokafor, E., Van Zitter, B., Olton, M., Howard, L., Bailey, L., Mohler, R. (2012). Sternal wound care to prevent infections in adult cardiac care surgery patients. Critical Care Nursing Quality, 35(1), 76-84.

Presentations

Caluya, J. (2015, November). Understanding the Dynamics of Leadership Transformation; Empowerment and Innovative Engagement using AIDET Concepts. Presented at Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California Convention, Orange County Sub-chapter (PNASC, OC), West Coast University, Orange County Campus, Anaheim, CA.

Caluya, J. (2015, August). Active Learning Strategies. Presented at WCU All Faculty Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Caluya, J. (2013, September). Improving Patient Experience in Progressive Care Unit. Presented at Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

Caluya, J. (2012, March). Implementing a practice change for sternal wound care to prevent infections in post-op cardiac surgery patients. Presented at Nursing Research Evidence-based Practice Grand Rounds, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

Sylvia Carlson, PhD, RN, PHN, CSN

Publications

Carlson, S. F. (2017). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in schools: School nurses' perceptions of barriers and recommendations for integration (Order No. 10814790). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Phoenix; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2042579764). Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.contentproxy.phoenix.edu/docview/2042579764?accountid=35812

Brenda DaCosta, RN, MSN, PHN, FNP

Presentations

NSNA 61st Annual Convention April 3-7, 2013. Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina. NSNA members are invited to share school and state chapters projects (Disaster Preparedness). The purpose of the Project Showcase is to foster the sharing of information, research dissemination and education. Title: DISASTERS What can we do to prepare? Presenters: CNSA Los Angeles - Maria Rosello, Spencer Cho, Allie Lauver, Kate Sugarm, CNSA – WCU Los Angeles Chapter.

Marilyn Eisz, MN, RN-BC

Presentations

Rico, R. & Eisz, M. (2012, June). High-stakes interactions for simulation facilitators: Crucial conversations can help. Presented at the Laerdal Southern California User Network, Saddleback Community College, Saddleback, California.

Linda Goldman, DNP, MSN, FNP, RN

Publications

Goldman, L. & Clouse, A. L. (2013). Human papillomavirus and genital warts. In,A. L. Clouse,. N. S. Skolnik, & J. Woodward, (Eds.), Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Practical Guide for Primary Care, 2nd Ed. (pp. 21-46). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Presentations

March 2016 Mission Hills, CA – “Medication and breastfeeding for nurses and lactation specialists” - podium presentation for BreastfeedLA

March 2015 Newport Beach, CA – Poster presentation: Hartunyan, A. & Goldman L. (2015). Implementation of a post partum depression scale into a primary care clinic for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting.

March 2015 Newport Beach, CA – “Identifying and treating sexually transmitted infections” podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting

October 2014 Santa Rosa, CA – “Medication and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” and “Introduction to homeopathy”– podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners North Bay chapter semi-annual meeting

March, 2014 Newport Beach, CA – “Evaluation of thyroid nodules in primary care” – podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting

October, 2013 Los Angeles, CA – “Breastfeeding after surgery” Lecture presentation for attendees at BreastfeedLA seminar.

March, 2013 Monterey, CA – “Medications and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” – podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) annual meeting

August, 2012 El Segundo, CA – “Medications and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” Lecture presentation for local CANP chapter members.

October, 2011 Cerritos, CA – “Clinical application of concept analysis: Intention to breastfeed” – symposium presenter at Odyssey conference for Sigma Theta Tau.

Wallace, D., Goldman, L., Mays, R. J., Kamboj, A., Hedgepath, N., & Reber-Franz, A. (2011). Symposium: A concept analysis for practice. The Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Joint Southern California STTI Chapters Odyssey 2011 Conference. Nursing in Transition: A Call to Action (p. 43). Cerritos, CA: Joint Southern California STTI Chapters.

August 2009 Redondo Beach, CA – “Homeopathy for menopausal symptoms” Lecture presentation for local CANP chapter 19 members

December, 2008 Long Beach, CA – “Role of the nurse practitioner” – lecture on role of nurse practitioner, at Calif. Student Nurses Association meeting, CSU Long Beach

November, 2008 Torrance, CA – “Colposcopy” – assisted with workshop and hands-on manipulation for Nurse Practitioners

September, 2008 Irvine, CA – “Homeopathy for colds & flu” – Lecture presentation to Nurse practitioners and physicians for Minuteclinic

Jan. – Sept, 2008 Torrance, CA – “IUD Workshop, wet mount & urine microscopy” – Lecture presented to Nurse Practitioners at a continuing education conference, Harbor UCLA Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

Elizabeth Hartman, PhD, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE

Publications

Hartman, E. (2014). Nurses lack skills to teach: Increasing undergraduate nursing skills related to patient education. (Order No. 3611783, Capella University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 101. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.library.capella.edu/docview/1504648182?accountid=27965. (1504648182).

Presentations

10/2015 Poster Presentation NLN National Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV. "NURSES LACK SKILLS TO TEACH: INCREASING UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SKILLS RELATED TO PATIENT EDUCATION".

4/2015 Poster Presentation ATI National Education Summit, San Diego, CA. "NURSES SKILLS LACK TO TEACH: INCREASING UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SKILLS RELATED TO PATIENT EDUCATION".

2013 DEBRIEFING: A Critical Review of the Literature to Foster Faculty Development. Poster presentation at the NLN Technology Conference.

Afsaneh Helali, MSN, NP-BC, RN

Presentations

Helali, A., Montoya, E., & Rojas, C. (April 2015). Connecting the Dots in Nursing School. Poster presentation at the 2015 ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, San Diego, CA.

Khadeer Khan, MD, MSN Ed., FNP-BC, CNE, CEN, NEA-BC

Publications

Banu A, Khan K A, Rajkumar J. (2014). Problem based learning in Medical education- A review. Journal Educational Research & Medical Teacher 2014;2(2):1-5.

Banu A, Khan K. A, Manasa S, Krishnam S. P. (2015). Study of candida colonization and speciation in HIV-positive patients in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue, 02, pp.12935-12939, February, 2015.

Shiva Metghalchi, PhD, MPH

Publications

Cordero-MacIntyre Z & Metghalchi S. (in press). Effect of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. Journal of Applied Research.

Metghalchi, S, Knutsen, S, & Beeson, WL. (in press). The Long-Term Ambient Ozone Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. International Journal of Environmental Studies.

Metghalchi, S, Knutsen, S, & Beeson, WL. (2011). The Long-Term Ambient PM10 Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 68, 777-790.

Metghalchi, S., Rivera, M, Beeson, L., & Cordero-MacIntyre Z. (2008). Improved Clinical Outcomes Using a Culturally Sensitive Diabetes Education Program in a Hispanic Population.  Journal of Diabetic Educator, 34, 698-706.

Presentations

Metghalchi, S. (2014).  Overview of alternative therapies for cancer. School of Nursing, West Coast University. Los Angeles, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2013). Lifestyle factors affecting health. School of Nursing, West Coast University. Los Angeles, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2012). Impact of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. The Experimental Biology Meeting. San Diego, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2010). Effects of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. The Healthy people 2010. Loma Linda, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2010). The Long-Term Ambient Ozone Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. American Collage of Epidemiology Meeting. San Francisco, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2008). The Long-Term Ambient PM10 Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. The Society for Epidemiological Research Meeting.

Diane Morey, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Publications

Morey, D. (2017). Coordinating Care for Patient with Immune Disorders. In Hoffman, J. & Sullivan, N.
Medical Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice. (367-291.) Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

Morey, D. (2015) Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research. In Yoost, B. L., & Crawford, L. R.
Fundamentals of nursing: active learning for collaborative practice. (177-190). St. Louis: Elsevier Health Sciences. (Currently editing 2nd edition)

Morey, D. (2015). Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice. In Yoost, B. L., & Crawford, L.
R.  Fundamentals of nursing: active learning for collaborative practice. (1-20). St. Louis: Elsevier Health Sciences. (Currently editing 2nd edition).

Morey, D. (2012). Development and evaluation of web-based animated pedagogical agents for
facilitating critical thinking in nursing. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(2), 116-120.

Morey, D. (2009). Web-Based Pedagogical Agent to Facilitate Critical Thinking in Nursing. In Proceedings
of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2009 (pp. 3175-3178). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Morey, D. (2008). Effectiveness of web-based animated pedagogical agents: Facilitating critical thinking
of nursing students. Ph.D. dissertation, Capella University, United States -- Minnesota. Dissertations & Theses: Full Text. (Publication No. AAT 3320648).

Presentations

NLN Poster presentation at NLN Summit 2016, Orlando, FL September 21-22, 2016

Web-based Pedagogical Agent to Facilitate Critical Thinking at Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Cape Town, South Africa July 21, 2016

Web-based Pedagogical Agent to Facilitate Critical Thinking. E-Learn Hawaii October 21, 2015

Presentation at NLN Summit: Web-Based Pedagogical Agent to Facilitate Critical Thinking in Nursing, Anaheim, CA September 22, 2012

Maria Perez, RNC-OB, MSN, LHRM

Presentations

Sigma Theta Tau International Podium Presentation on February 24th, 2016.

The Alarming Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Population Health Indicators. FNA poster presentation April, 9th 2016.

Ginger Pierson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CLNC

Publications

Duffy, M., Dresser, S., & Fulton, J. (Editors).  Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist.  (2nd Edition). Chapter by Pierson, G. on “Precepting Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Students”, Springer Publishing.

Fulton, J., Lyon, B. and Goudreau, K. (Editors).  2014.  Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice. (2nd Edition). Chapter by Pierson, G. in Unit VI. “Hospital-Based Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice”, Springer Publishing Company. *In January, 2015, this book was selected as an American Journal of Nursing Book of  the Year.  Received 1st place award in the Advanced Practice Nursing category.

Pierson, G.  (Editor- “Books at a Glance”).  Clinical Nurse Specialist:  The Journal for Advanced Practice Nursing, Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Duffy, M., Dresser, S., & Fulton, J. (Editors).  Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist.  Chapter by Pierson, G. on “Precepting Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Students”, Springer Publishing.

Furlong, K., O’Grady, L. D., Macari-Hinson, M., O’Connell, K., Perez, E., & Pierson, G.  “Implementing Nursing Grand Rounds in a Community Hospital.” Clinical Nurses Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 21(6), 287-291, Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Presentations

Pierson, G., Mack, J., Hunter, N, & Burkard, J.  (June, 2016).  Video teleconferencing to improve cardiac patient satisfaction and to expedite discharge.  Poster session to be presented at Stanford Health Care 7th Annual National Nursing Research Symposium:  “A Bridge to the Future:  How innovative healthcare technologies drive successful transitions in the continuum of patient care”, Stanford, California.

Pierson, G., Mack, J., Hunter, N, & Burkard, J.  (April, 2016).  Video teleconferencing to improve cardiac patient satisfaction and to expedite discharge.  Poster session presented at the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) 49th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference “Innovations in Engagement through Research, Practice, and Education”, Anaheim, California.

“Understanding Key Lab Values Associated with HIT, Sepsis and Heart Failure.” Concurrent session at Contemporary Forums and AACN collaborative three day national conference: “A Slice of NTI.” April, 2011 at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

“What Do You Want To Do Next?  APRN Roles in Nursing.”  Concurrent session at Contemporary Forums and AACN collaborative three day national conference: “A Slice of NTI.”  Held in April, 2011 at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

“What Would Florence Do in 2009?  Application of Evidence-Based Fundamental Nursing Care.”  Mastery Session with panel of nurse experts.  Pierson, G. presentation: “Prevention of Sternal Wound Infections Following Cardiac Surgery,” at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

“What Would Florence Do in 2008?  Application of Evidence-Based Fundamental Nursing Care.”  Mastery Session with panel of nurse experts.  Pierson, G. presentation: “Prevention of Sternal Wound Infections Following Cardiac Surgery,” at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

“Don’t Eat Your Young, Mentor Them” Co-authored (M. Hewett RN, & D. Lepman RN) as a poster presentation at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

Sasha Rarang, PhD, MSN, CCM, RN

Publications

Rarang, S. A. (2015). Measuring beginning nursing students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards patient safety: A study of the effects of scenario-based high-fidelity simulation. Capella University, ProQuest Publishing.3723193

Presentations

Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California Educational Conference (PNASC 3-1 Event). Teaching Mindfulness to Nursing Students: A Strategy in Promoting Self-Care. Symposium 2017, Long Beach, CA.

Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. 37th Annual Conference, Poster Presentation of a Study titled: Measuring High Fidelity Simulation Instruction: Its Effects to Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Towards Patient Safety." July 22, 2016, Washington, DC.

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) 2016 National Forum, The New Frontier: Forging Partnerships for Lifelong Learning in Quality and Safety with the study: Measuring High Fidelity Simulation Instruction: Its Effects to Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Towards Patient Safety." May 25-27, 2016, San Antonio, TX.

Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California - Orange County Subchapter. Innovation in Education: Simulation and Story Telling. October 11, 2014.

West Coast University, Los Angeles Campus. Cultural Competency Class for Classroom and Clinical Instructor: A Guide for Nurse Educator. October 10, 2010.

Ora Robinson, PhD, RN

Publications

Robinson, O. (2014).  Characteristics of Racism and Health Consequences Experienced by Black Nursing Faculty.  The ABNF Journal,25 (4) 110-115.

Robinson, O. (2013).  A literature review toward a theory of nurse role conflict.  Journal of Nursing Education.

Jensen, M.E., Pease, E.A, Lambert, K., Hickman, D.R., Robinson, O., McCoy, K.T., Barut, J.K., Musker, K.M., Olive, D., Noll, C., Ramirez, J., Gogliser, D, and King, J.K. (2013). Championing Person-First Language: A Call to Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses.  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 19 (3), p 146-151.

Qilan, H., Smith-Stoner, M., Robinson, O., and Taha, A. (2013).  Stranger in a Strange Land. American Nurse Today, 98(8).

Robinson, O.V. (2011).  A definition of gender role conflict among Black professional fathers.  The Qualitative Report, 16(5), 1389-1406.

Contributor, R.O. (2010). Fast Facts NCLEX-RN, Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia.

Contributor, R.O. (2009).  Creating practice questions Unit 4:  Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health problems.  Wolter Kluwer, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia.

Abstracts

Robinson, O. (2009). Autoethnography: Nursing while Black.  A 14 year review of role conflict in nursing.  Advances in Qualitative Methods.

Robinson, O. (2009).  Nursing students perceived experiences with racism in nursing and its impact on cardiovascular changes, psychological well-being, and learning outcomes.  Advances in Qualitative Methods.

Presentations

Robinson, O.V. (2017). The Invisible Black Nurse Part II: Resiliency Factors among Black Nurses and its Impact for Transforming Professional Nursing in the 21st Century.  64th Bi-Annual Boule’ and Education Conference.

Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated 63rd Bi-Annual Boule and Education Conference, Health Promotion through Globalization, Interprofessional collaboration and Enhanced Access to Care.  “The Invisible Black Nurse”, Summer 2015.

San Diego National Association of Black Nurses. “ Mentoring students of  color”, Spring 2014.

San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses. “ Empowering Minority nurses As leaders, breaking the concrete ceiling”, Spring 2014.

Robinson, O.V. (2014).  The Invisible Black Nurse.  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Odyssey 2014 conference.

Robinson, O.V. (2013).  Empowering Minority Nursing Students for Leadership Roles in The 21st Century.  The 26th Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference: “Leadership In Nursing:  Managing the Future of Professional Engagement”.

Robinson, O.V. (2012).  Compassionate Communication.  Podium presenter at International Conference on nursing education and training in a global context.  Dayananda Sagar Institutions, DSI Campus, Bangalore, India.

International conference on Nursing Education & Training in a Global Context,  Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Bangalore India. “Compassionate communication”, Spring 2012.

Robinson, O.V. (2011).  Creating a Simulation Immersion Clinical Nurse Instructor Training.  Podium presenter at the 24th Annual Meeting & Scientific Conference:     Teaching Clinical Nursing and Conducting Research in an Era of Healthcare Reform.  Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Arlington, Va.

Robinson, O.V. (2011).  How to Create a Supportive Learning Environment for Psychiatric Nursing Students using Simulation to Orchestrate an Immersion Experience using Brain/Mind Learning Capacities.  American Psychiatric Nursing Conference, 25th Annual  Conference.  Anaheim, Ca.

Robinson, O.V. (2010).  Autoethnography as a teaching strategy:  Engaging Faculty and Learning In Simulation Exercises on Cultural Diversity.  Podium presenter International Alliance of Teacher Scholars, Cal Poly Technical College, Pomona, Ca.

Robinson, O.V. (2009).  Nursing students perceived experiences with racism in nursing and its impact on cardiovascular changes, psychological well-being & learning outcomes.  Podium presenter, 23rd Annual Conference American Psychiatric Nursing Conference. Charleston, South Carolina.

Riverside Community College’s nursing program, cultural diversity, Spring 2009.

Key note speaker at Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) 3rd Annual Awards Dinner Nursing Partnership Program at CSUSB. “Giving Back through Mentoring”, Spring 2009.

Barbara Roces, PhD, NP, RN

Publications

Roces, B. A. (2017). Dyspnea among patients with advanced lung cancer: A concept analysis. Philippine Journal of Nursing, 87(1), 47-52.

Yousef Zakarni, RN, PhD, MBA, MSN, CNS, CCRN

Publications

Zakarni, Y. (2013). Health Related Quality of Life among Arab Americans with Type II Diabetes. Doctoral Dissertation, University of San Diego.

Presentations

Zakarni, Y. (2013). Podium Presentation "Health Related Quality of Life among Arab Americans with Type II Diabetes". Southern California Sigma Theta Tau International 2013 Odyssey Conference.

Ann McDonald, PhD, OTR/L

Publications

McDonald, A.E. & Leskin, G. (2014). Addressing the needs of families of wounded warriors: Enhancing the role of occupational therapy. The Open Access Journal of Occupational Therapy, 3(1), article 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1083

McDonald, A.E. & Vigen, C. (2012). Reliability and validity of the McDonald Play Inventory. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(4), e52-60. http://dx.doi:10.5014/ajot.2012.002493

Brown, C., & Stoffel, V.C. (2010). After-school programs. In C. Brown & V.C. Stoffel (Eds.), Occupational therapy in mental health: A vision for participation (pp. 516-525). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company.

McDonald, A. E. (2006). The after school occupations of homeless youth: Three narrative accounts. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 20(3-4), 115-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/J003v20n03_08

Presentations

Invited Speaker-Tea with a Scholar. Occupational Therapy Association of California. USC Center for Occupation and Lifestyle Redesign, Los Angeles, California, September 25, 2016.

AOTA Poster Presentation. Utilizing Occupation Based Assessments & Interventions with School Age Youth, Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 2016.

OTAC Research Poster Presentation. Annual Conference, Sacramento, California, October, 2015.

Research Paper-Presentation. Instrument Development & Play. American Occupational Therapy Association, Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee April, 2015.

Spring Symposium –OTAC. Instrument Development & Assessing Play in Middle Childhood, Anaheim, California May, 2014.

American Occupational Therapy Association-Annual Conference. Instrument Development-Poster Session, San Diego, California, April 2013.

American Occupational Therapy Association. The Assessment of Play in Middle Childhood. Research Paper-Presented, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April, 2011.

Occupational Therapy Association of California. The Assessment of Play in Middle Childhood. Research Paper-Presented, Anaheim, California April, 2011.

American Occupational Therapy Association. The Assessment of Play In Middle Childhood. Research Poster, Orlando, Florida, May, 2010.

Childhood Occupations of Special Needs Children. Department of Occupational Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California November, 2009.

American Occupational Therapy Association. After-School Occupations: OT as Consultant/Program
Innovator (Short Course), Houston, Texas, April, 2009.

OTAC-Occupational Therapy Association of California. Accepted Paper for State Conference, Ontario, California . Occupational Therapist as Consultant/Innovator for After-School Programs October, 2008.

OTAC-Occupational Therapy Association of California. Accepted Paper for State Conference. The After-School Occupations of Homeless Youth October, 2008.

Introduction to Sensory Integration: Application to Early Intervention for OT/PT and SLP, GHS-Montebello, California February, 2008.

DIR- Floortime Approach for Children with Autism. Spectrum Disorder for OT/PT and SLP, GHS-Montebello, California May & June, 2008.

Typical Development 0-3 Years: Milestones and Current Practice in Early Intervention, GHS-Montebello, California July, 2008.

Erin Murray, OTD, OTR/L

Publications

Murray, E. (2011). Are you PAM competent? ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 27(17), 5.

Murray, E. (2010). 545 miles: My journey on the ALC 8. ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 26(6), 8.

Presentations

National AOTA conference presentation (April 2016): Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL): Mentoring benefits in an MSOT program.

Stacey Willis, OTD, BSOT, OTR/L

Presentations

Willis, S. "Use of Occupation-Based Mental Health Assessment & Intervention for School Age Youth". Poster presentation at AOTA annual Conference. April 8, 2016.

Willis, S. "Management in Mental Health & Increasing Morale/Eliminating Burnout". Presented at Mental Health Practice Network of Greater Los Angeles. January 19, 2016.  

Willis, S. “What is OT”. Presented at Delta Sigma Theta-Community Outreach Presentation. January 16, 2016.

Willis, S. "Program Outcome Review: Steps Towards Measuring Program Effectiveness". Poster presentation at AOTA Educational Summit. October 18, 2015.

Willis, S. "Intensive Services Through the Lens of Occupational Therapy". Presented at OTAC Annual Conference Presentation. October 2010.

Marina Dykhne, PharmD, Rph

Abstracts

Dykhne M., and Schwartzman E. Impact of a Pharmacist-Provided Pre-Visit Consult Service in Primary Care for Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Scientific Research by Residents and Fellows. Virtual Poster Symposium, Poster # 115., May 2017.

Presentations

Dykhne M., and Schwartzman E. Impact of a Pharmacist Provided Pre-Visit Consult Service in Primary Care. Western States Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors. Platform Category B1(Ambulatory Care), Podium Presentation # 540., San Diego, California, May 2017.

Keri Hurley-Kim, PharmD, MPH

Publications

Gregorian, T., Bach, A., Hess, K., Hurley, K., Mirzaian, E., & Goad, J. (2017). Implementing pharmacy based travel health services: Insight and guidance from front line practitioners. California Pharmacist, 64(1), 23-29.

Hurley-Kim, K., Snead, R., & Hess, K. (2018). Pharmacists' scope of practice in travel health: a review of state laws and regulations. J Am Pharm Assoc, article in press December 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2017.12.004

Hurley-Kim, K. (2017). Immunization update. J Contemporary Pharm Prac, 64(2), 24-27.

Abstracts

Hurley-Kim K, Snead R, Hess K. “Pharmacists’ scope of practice in travel health: a state-by-state review” [Poster presented at American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. March 24-27, 2017].

Hurley K, Sousa K, Rosenberg E, Sabnis G, Taheri R. “Early Impacts of a Comprehensive Remediation Strategy in a School of Pharmacy”. [Poster presented at American Associations of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim CA. July 23, 2016; Abstract #73].

Truong H, Hurley K, Taheri R. “Integrating Affective Domain and Audio-Video Technology: Development and Implementation of a Communication and Professionalism Course”. [Poster presented at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, National Harbor MD. July 13, 2015; Abstract #64].

Chaney C, Hurley K, Luo S, Kugler A. “An Interprofessional Faculty- and Student-Led Service Learning Tobacco Cessation Program”. [Poster presented at National Academies of Practice in Physical Therapy Forum, Alexandria, VA. April 17, 2015].

Hurley K, Luo S, Chaney C, Kugler A. “Development of an Interprofessional Student-run Tobacco Cessation Pilot Program: Experiences & Lessons Learned” [Poster presented at California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, Anaheim, CA. April 9-12, 2015].

Hurley K, Nguyen T, Wang A, Hess K. “Correlation of Patient Diabetes Self-Efficacy, Hemoglobin A1c, & Demographics in Primary Care Safety Net Clinic” [Poster presented at American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 27-31, 2014].

Hurley-Kim, K., Belen, J., & Islam, M.A."Pharmacy Student Perceptions of a Dietary Supplements Module Using a Blended Teaching Strategy in a Self-Care Therapeutics Course". [Poster presented at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Non-prescription Medicines Academy Meeting, Long Beach, CA. February 23, 2018]

Verdell A., Thai D., Hurley-Kim K., & Islam M.A. "Implementation of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process into a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum". Am J of Pharm Educ 2017; 81 (5) Article S5. [Poster presented at American Associations of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN. July 2017]

Presentations

Hurley K. Immunizing Pharmacists SIG Travel Health Committee. “Travel Health Pocket Guide”. [Quick resource for use in travel health practice by trained pharmacists, various online and print publications. March 2017]

Hurley K, Hess K. “Immunization Update 2017” [Podium Presentation, California Pharmacists Association Western Pharmacy Exchange, Palm Springs, CA. Feb 24, 2017]

Hess K, Hurley K, Goad J. “Travel Health for Pharmacists: A Case-Based Approach” [Podium Presentation, California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, San Francisco, CA. April 30, 2016]

Hurley K, Hess K. “Immunization Update 2016” [Podium Presentation, California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, San Francisco, CA. April 29, 2016]

Hess K, Hurley K. “Annual Immunization Update: Influenza, Pneumococcal Disease and others” [Podium Presentation at Indian Pharmacists Association Meeting and Trade Show. Anaheim, CA. Sept. 12, 2015].

Hess K, Hurley K. “Immunization Update 2015” [Podium Presentation at California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, Anaheim, CA. April 9, 2015]

Hurley K, Nguyen T, Wang A, Hess K. “Correlation of Patient Diabetes Self-Efficacy, Hemoglobin A1c, & Demographics in Primary Care Safety Net Clinic” [Podium presentation at Western States Residency Conference, San Diego, CA. May 19-21, 2014; Abstract #250].

Hurley-Kim K. “Immunization Update 2017” [Accepted Podium Presentation, California Pharmacists Association Western Pharmacy Exchange, San Diego, CA. Apr 13, 2018]

Mohammed Islam, RPh, PhD

Publications

Islam MA, Khan SA, Gunaseelan, S, Talukder R. Physician Perceptions of Integrating Pharmacists into Healthcare in Bangladesh. J Pharm Pract and Res (in press), 2018.

Islam MA, Sabnis G, Farris F. The trilayer approach of teaching physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology concepts in a first-year pharmacy course: the TLAT model.  Adv Physiol Educ. 2017 Sep 1;41(3):395-404, 2017.

Islam MA, Talukder R, Taheri R, and Blanchard, N. Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD programs. Am J Pharm Educ. Am J Pharm Educ. 80 (10) Article 166, 2016.

Islam, M.A., Khan, S.A., Talukder, R.M. Status of Physiology Education in US Doctor of Pharmacy programs. Adv Physiol Educ. 2016 Dec; 40(4):501-508, 2016.

Islam, M.A., Chen, G., and Talukder, R.M. Specialty Tracks in PharmD Curricula of US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 8(6):774-781, 2016.

Islam, M.A., Khan S.A., Gunaseelan, S., and Talukder, R.M. Specialty education for student pharmacists and PharmD graduates in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 8:184-190, 2016.

Islam MA and Schweiger TA.  Students’ Perception of an Integrated Approach of Teaching Entire Sequence of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacotherapeutics Courses in PharmD Curriculum. Journal of Pharmacy Practice.  28(2):220-6, 2015.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan S, Talukder RM, Khan S. Current Challenges in Pharmacy Education in Bangladesh: A Roadmap for the Future.  Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 6:730–735, 2014.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan S, Khan SA. A Research Elective Course on Dietary Supplements to Engage PharmD Students in Primary Literature Evaluation and Scholarly Activity. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 1-8 DOI: 10.1177/0897190013516510; 2014.

Islam MA, Schmidt RW, Gunaseelan S, Sanchez, A.  An Update on the Cardiovascular Effects of Quercetin, a Plant Flavonoid. Current Nutrition & Food Science 10:36-48, 2014.

Islam MA. An Elective Course on the Basic and Clinical Sciences Aspects of Vitamins and Minerals. Am J Pharm Educ 77: Article 17. 2013.

Downing L and Islam MA (corresponding author). The Use of Calcium Supplements and Cardiovascular Adverse Effects: An Update. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 70:1132-1139, 2013.

Islam MA. Cardiovascular effects of green tea catechins: progress and promise. Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery 7: 88-99, 2012.

Islam MA. Soy Isoflavones and Cardiovascular Health: An Update. Current Nutrition and Food Science 7:108-121, 2011.

Islam MA. Pharmacological Modulations of Cardiac Ultra-rapid and Slowly Activating Delayed Rectifier Currents: Potential Antiarrhythmic Approaches. Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery, 5: 33-46, 2010.

DeSantiago J, Islam MA, Ziolo MT, Bers DM, and Pogwizd SM: Arrhythmogenic effects of beta2-adrenergic stimulation in the failing heart are due to enhanced SR Ca load. Circulation Research, 102:1389-97, 2008.

Abstracts

Hurley-Kim K, Belen JM, and Islam MA. Students’ perceptions of a blended teaching strategy in a dietary supplements self-care module. 18th AACP NMA Conference: Self-Care on the Horizon, February 23-25, 2018, Long Beach, California. Accepted (poster presentation).

Bagheri R,  Lung L, Park S, and Islam MA. Teaching Certificate Programs for Pharmacy Residents and Fellows Offered by US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. 2017 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition December 3–7, 2017. Orlando, Florida. 

Islam MA, Reza Taheri R, Talukder RM, McBane S. Status of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy (poster).  118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Taheri R, Islam MA, Talukder RM, McBane S. The US Pharmacy Facylty Perceptions about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) (poster).  118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Islam MA, Talukder RM, Reza Taheri R. Contributions of pharmacy academia to the scholarly output on interprofessional education: a bibliometric study.(poster). 118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Talukder RM, Islam MA, Reza Taheri R. Contributions of pharmacy academia in Educational Research on curricular Integration: a bibliometric study. 118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Islam MA, Talukder RM, Reza Taheri R. Contributions of pharmacy academia to the scholarly output on interprofessional education: a bibliometric study.(poster). 118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Giri N, Islam MA and Taher R. Status of Compounding Education in US Pharmacy Colleges and Schools.(poster).   118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Verdell A, Thai, D, Hurley-Kim K, Islam MA. Implementation of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process into a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum. (poster). 118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan, S., and Talukder, R.  Teaching Certificate Programs Offered by US Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016.

Thai, D.M., Truong, H.A., Islam MA. Using a virtual dispensing software in preparation for Introductory Community Pharmacy Practice Experience.   117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016.

Gunaseelan, S., Islam MA, and Talukder, R. Nuclear Pharmacy education in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016.

Gunaseelan, S., Islam MA, and Talukder, R. Non-Patient Care Elective Course Offerings by US schools/colleges of pharmacy. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016.

Thai, D.M., Truong, H.A., Islam MA. Students’ perception of virtual dispensing software for preparation of introductory pharmacy practice experience. California Pharmacists’ Association Meeting, April, 9, 2016.

Bagheri, R., and Islam MA. Quality and effectiveness of Vitamin and Mineral supplements: A literature evaluation study. California Pharmacists’ Association Meeting, April, 9, 2016.

Attalla, D., Park, S.Y., and Islam MA. Eye infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa among contact lens user. California Pharmacists’ Association Meeting, April, 9, 2016.

Islam MA and Talukder RM. Current status of physiology education in the US PharmD programs. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 79, Issue 5, Article S4. doi: 10.5688/ajpe795S4

Islam MA, Talukder RM, Taheri R, Blanchard N. Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 79, Issue 5, Article S4. doi: 10.5688/ajpe795S4

Gunaseelan S, Islam MA, Talukder RM. Current status of post-PharmD fellowships offered by US schools/colleges of pharmacy. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 79, Issue 5, Article S4. doi: 10.5688/ajpe795S4

Talukder RM, Islam MA, Khan SA,  Sarker MS. Emerging Issue of Substance Abuse in Bangladesh and its Awareness in Pharmacy Academia. AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2014 in Grapevine, TX, 2014.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan S, Talukder RM, Khan SA. Public health, health promotion, and disease prevention courses in some Asian pharmacy programs. AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2014 in Grapevine, TX, 2014.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan S, Talukder RM, Khan SA. Current Status of Dual Degrees and Graduate Certificate Programs in US Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy. AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2014 in Grapevine, TX, 2014.

Islam MA, Schweiger T. Development of an integrated model of teaching medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics: Bridging the gap between basic and clinical sciences in pharmacy education. Proceedings of the 6th Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy Conference (Singapore), 2013.

Islam MA, Gunaseelan S, Talukder RM. Challenges towards a patient-oriented pharmacy program in Bangladesh: A proposed working model for the development of an effective PharmD program. Proceedings of the 6th Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy Conference, 2013.

Islam MA. Student involvement in Faculty Scholarly Output through an independent research elective course on dietary supplements. 114th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL, July 13-17, 2013.  Am J Pharm Educ  77 (5), 2013.

Chen GG, Talukder R, Islam MA. Specialty Tracks in US Pharmacy Schools. 114th Annual Meeting of the American Associaton of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL, July 13-17, 2013.  Am J Pharm Educ 77 (5), 2013

Islam MA and Schweigher T: Integration of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics courses in PharmD curriculum: Students’ perceptions. 112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, TX, July 9-13, 2011.  Am J Pharm Educ. 75(5), Article 105, 2011.

Islam MA: Vitamins and Minerals: An elective course for PharmD students. 112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, TX, July 9-13, 2011.  Am J Pharm Educ. 75(5), Article 105, 2011.

Islam MA and Khan SA: Pharmacy education in Bangladesh. 112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, TX, July 9-13, 2011.  Am J Pharma Educ. 75(5), Article 105, 2011.

Khan SA and Islam MA: Pharmacology Teaching in Canadian Pharmacy Schools. 112th Annual  Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, TX, July 9-13, 2011. Am J Pharm Educ. 75(5), Article 105, 2011.

Presentations

118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017. Status of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy (poster presentation).  

118th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee July 14-19. 2017 Contributions of pharmacy academia to the scholarly output on interprofessional education: a bibliometric study (poster presentation).

117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016.  Teaching Certificate Programs Offered by US Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy (poster presentation).

117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27, 2016. Nuclear Pharmacy education in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy (poster presentation).

117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 22-27,2016.  Non-Patient Care Elective Course Offerings by US schools/colleges of pharmacy (poster presentation).

116th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Washington, DC. July 11-15, 2015.  Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs (poster presentation).

116th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Washington, DC. July 11-15, 2015.  Current status of physiology education in the US PharmD programs (poster presentation).

116th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Washington, DC. July 11-15, 2015. Current status of post-PharmD fellowships offered by US schools/colleges of pharmacy (poster presentation).

115th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Grapevine, TX, July 27-30, 2014.  Current Status of Dual Degrees and Graduate Certificate Programs in US Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy (poster presentation).

115th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Grapevine, TX, July 27-30, 2014.  Public health, health promotion, and disease prevention courses in some Asian pharmacy programs (poster presentation).

115th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Grapevine, TX, July 27-30, 2014.  Emerging Issue of Substance Abuse in Bangladesh and its Awareness in Pharmacy Academia. (poster presentation).

6th Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AASP) Conference 15 -17 November 2013, Singapore. Development of an integrated model of teaching medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics: Bridging the gap between basic and clinical sciences in pharmacy education (podium presentation).

6th Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AASP) Conference 15 -17 November 2013, Singapore.  Challenges towards a patient-oriented pharmacy program in Bangladesh: A proposed working model for the development of an effective PharmD program (poster presentation).

114th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Chicago, IL, July 14-17, 2013. Student involvement in Faculty Scholarly Output through an independent research elective course on dietary supplements (poster presentation).

112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, Texas, July 9-13, 2011.  Integration of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics courses in PharmD curriculum: Students’ perceptions (poster presentation).

112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, Texas, and July 9-13, 2011: Vitamins and Minerals: An elective course for PharmD students (poster presentation).

112th Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, Texas, July 9-13, 2011. Pharmacy education in Bangladesh (poster presentation).

Adam Kassan, PhD

Publications

Parikh J, Zemljic-Harpf A, Fu J, Giamouridis D, Hsieh TC, Kassan A, Murthy KS, Bhargava V, Patel HH, Rajasekaran MR. (2017). Altered Penile Caveolin Expression in Diabetes: Potential Role in Erectile Dysfunction. J Sex Med. 2017 Oct;14(10):1177-1186. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.08.006.

Schilling JM, Kassan A, Mandyam C, Pearn ML, Voong A, Grogman GC, Risbrough VB, IR. Niesman, Patel HH, Patel PM, Head BP. (2017). Inhibition of P75 neurotrophin receptor does not rescue cognitive impairment in adulthood after isoflurane exposure in neonatal mice. British Journal of Anaesthesia. https://doi.org/10.1093/bja/aew299

Kassan M, Vikram A, Kim YR, Li Q, Kassan A, Patel HH, Kumar S, Gabani M, Liu J, Jacobs JS, Irani K. (2017). Sirtuin1 protects endothelial Cav1 expression and preserves endothelial function via suppressing miR-204 and endoplasmic reticulum stress. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 10;7:46123. doi: 10.1038/srep46123

Kassan A, Egawa J, Zhang Z, Almenar-Queralt A, Nguyen Q, Lajevardi Y, Kim K, Posadas E, Jeste DV, Roth DM, Patel PM, Patel HH, Head BP. (2016). Caveolin-1 regulation of Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia-1 as a potential therapeutic target for schizophrenia. J Neurophysiol. 2017 Jan 1;117(1):436-444. doi: 10.1152/jn.00481.2016. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Kassan A, Pham U, Nguyen Q, Reichelt ME, Cho E, Patel PM, Roth DM, Head BP, Patel HH. (2016). Caveolin-3 plays a critical role in autophagy after ischemia reperfusion. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2016 Dec 1;311(6):C854-C865. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00147.2016. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Ray S, Kassan A, Busija AR, Rangamani P, Patel HH. The plasma membrane as a capacitor for energy and metabolism. (2015). Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2016 Feb 1;310(3):C181-92. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00087.2015.

Zúñiga-Hertz JP, Rebelato E, Kassan A, Abdel Rahman M. Khalifa, Ali SS, Patel HH, Abdulkader F. (2015). Distinct pathways of cholesterol biosynthesis impact on insulin secretion. J Endocrinol. 2015 Jan;224(1):75-84. doi: 10.1530/JOE-14-0348.

Kassan A, Herms A, Fernández-Vidal A, Bosch M, Schieber NL, Reddy BJ, Fajardo A, Gelabert-Baldrich M, Tebar F, Enrich C, Gross SP, Parton RG, Pol A. (2013). Acyl-CoA synthetase 3 promotes lipid droplet biogenesis in ER microdomains. J Cell Biol. 2013 Dec 23;203(6):985-1001. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201305142.

Anand P, Cermelli S, Li Z, Kassan A, Bosch M, Sigua R, Huang L, Ouellette AJ, Pol A, Welte MA, Gross SPA. (2012). Novel role for lipid droplets in the organismal antibacterial response. Elife. 2012 Nov 13;1:e00003. doi: 10.7554/eLife.00003.

Alejandro Fernández-Rojo M, Restall C, Ferguson C, Martel N, Martin S, Bosch M, Kassan A, Leong GM, Martin SD, McGee SL, Muscat GE, Anderson RL, Enrich C, Pol A, Parton RG. (2012). Caveolin-1 orchestrates the balance between glucose and lipid-dependent energy metabolism: implications for liver regeneration. Hepatology. 2012 May;55(5):1574-84. doi: 10.1002/hep.24810.

Bosch M, Marí M, Herms A, Fernández A, Fajardo A, Kassan A, Giralt A, Colell A, Balgoma D, Barbero E, González-Moreno E, Matias N, Tebar F, Balsinde J, Camps M, Enrich C, Gross SP, García-Ruiz C, Pérez-Navarro E, Fernández-Checa JC, Pol A. (2011). Caveolin-1 deficiency causes cholesterol-dependent mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptotic susceptibility. Curr Biol. 2011 Apr 26;21(8):681-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.03.030.

Ingelmo-Torres M, González-Moreno E, Kassan A, Hanzal-Bayer M, Tebar F, Herms A, Grewal T, Hancock JF, Enrich C, Bosch M, Gross SP, Parton RG, Pol A. (2009). Hydrophobic and basic domains target proteins to lipid droplets. Traffic. 2009 Dec;10(12):1785-801. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0854.2009.00994.

Cobbe N, Marshall KM, Gururaja Rao S, Chang CW, Di Cara F, Duca E, Vass S, Kassan A, Heck MM. (2009). The conserved metalloprotease invadolysin localizes to the surface of lipid droplets. J Cell Sci. 2009 Sep 15;122(Pt 18):3414-23. doi: 10.1242/jcs.044610.

Ingelmo-Torres M, Gaus K, Herms A, González-Moreno E, Kassan A, Bosch M, Grewal T, Tebar F, Enrich C, Pol A. (2009). Triton X-100 promotes a cholesterol-dependent condensation of the plasma membrane. Biochem J. 2009 May 27;420(3):373-81. doi: 10.1042/BJ20090051.

Su Lee, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQID

Publications

Lee SK, Jung H, Eo W, Lee S, Kim S, Shim B, Choi W, Rhus verniciflua Stokes extract as a potential option for treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma; report of two cases, Annals of Oncology, 2010 June; 21(6):1383-1385.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Cefepime Pharmacodynamics in Patients with Extended Spectrum b-Lactamase (ESBL) and Non-ESBL Infections. Journal of Infection, 2007 May;54(5):463-8.

Lee SY, Fan HW, Sutherland C, Deryke CA, Nicolau DP, Antibacterial effects of moxifloxacin and levofloxacin simulating epithelial lining fluid concentrations against community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus areus (CA-MRSA), Drugs in R & D, 2007;8(2):69-77.

Lee SY, Tesser PR, Murphy CK, Nicolau DP, Bactericidal Efficacy of ABI-0043, a Novel rifamycin, in a murine pneumococcal pneumonia Model, Journal of Antibiotics, 2006; 59(12):804-807.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Empiric Pharmacodynamic Performance of 9 Antimicrobials against Pathogens Implicated in the Cause of Complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Report from OPTAMA Program, Infectious Disease on Clinical Practice, 2006;14(5):289-295.

Lee SY, Kotapati S, Kuti JL, Nightingale CH, Nicolau DP, Impact of extended spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species on clinical outcomes and hospital costs; a matched cohort study, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2006;27(11):1226-32.

Lee SY, Fan HW, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Update on daptomycin : the first approved lipopeptide antibiotic, Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 2006;7(10):1381-97.

Deryke CA, Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Optimizing Dosing Strategies Utilizing Pharmacodynamic Principles: Impact on Development of Resistance, Drugs, 2006;66(1):1-14.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Polymyxins: Old Antibiotics for a New Threat, Connecticut Medicine. 2006:70(1):25-28.

Abstracts

Huber S, Lee JE, Lee SY, Fidaxomicin Use Evaluation in Patient with Recurrent Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea (CDAD), 53rd Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDWeek), San Diego, CA, Oct. 7-11, 2015, 1850

Salehi H, Muhammad K. Lee SY, Lee JE, Vancomycin Protocol Use Evaluation with Compliance, Trough Levels, and Acute Kidney Injury, 49th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition, Orange County, CA, Dec. 7-14, 2014, 5-304

Lee JE, Lee, SY, Miller C, Cmar J, Readmissions Associated With Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, 52nd Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDWeek), Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 8-12, 2014, 726

Lee JE, Lee SY, Bodner B, Cmar J, Impact of Changing Clostrium Difficile Diagnostic Tests on Length of Stay and Readmissions, 54th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Washington D.C., September 5-9, 2014, D-198

Lee JE, Lee SY, Lowe T, Reuter C, Cmar J, Impact of Rejecting Inappropriate Specimens in Clostridium difficile Diagnostic Test on Length of Stay and Readmissions, 54th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Washington D.C., September 5-9, 2014, POD-028

Lee SY, Jones M, Weber DR, Antimicrobial Use and Endocarditis Risk in Patients after Extraction, 49th Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Boston, October 20-23, 2011, B1-309

Lee SY, Kelley S, Combs ND, George ND,  Weber DR, Lee SK, Relationship between Vancomycin (Vm) Pharmacodynamic (PD) Parameters from Two Levels in Steady State (SS) and Outcomes in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections, 50th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Boston, September 12-15, 2010, A1-1357

Lee S, Khan G, Weber DR, Recommended Trough Concentration of Vancomycin in Complicated infections Achieved by Using a Dosing Interval of 1.25-2.5 Times of Calculated t1/2, 49th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, September, 2009. A 1-1279.

Lee SK, Seo YK, Kim EH, Jung HS, Kim KS, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Short Term Survival Rate of Relapsed Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer by Traditional Korean Cancer Treatment. 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SK, Jung HS, Kim KS, Seo YK, Kim EH, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Eom SK, Lim SJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Cancer Outcome of Stage IV Lung Atypical Carcinoid Case Treated with Allergen Removed Rhus Verniciflua Stokes Extracts, 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SK, Seo YK, Kim EH, Jung HS, Kim KS, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Eom SK, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Lim SJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Cancer Outcome of Renal Cell Carcinoma Case with Multiple Lung Metastases Managed with Traditional Korean Cancer Treatment. 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SY, Fan HW, Nicolau DP. Antibacterial Effects of Moxifloxacin and Levofloxacin Simulating Epithelial Lining Fluid Concentrations against Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA). 10th Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases, Fukuoka International Congress center, Fukuoka, Japan, December 2006. Abstract No. P2-037

Jessica Louie, PharmD, BCCCP

Publications

Louie, J., Davis, G., Condie, C., Stevens, V., Alexander, D., Lingenfelter, E.,... Benefield, R. (2015). 490. Critical Care Medicine, 43, 124. doi:10.1097/01.ccm.0000474318.61003.20

Aida Oganesyan, PharmD, BCGP

Publications

Oganesyan, A. and Hoffman, J (2016). A Brief Overview and Application of the Updated American Geriatric Society Beers Criteria 2015. California Pharmacist, 63(4), 16-25.

Oganesyan, A. (2014). Veterinary Compounding: A Business Model. California Pharmacist, 60(4), 25-27.

Pauli M, Hoffman J, Oganesyan A. Frailty and Applying Geriatric Principles to Advance Practice Pharmacist Responsibilities. Webinar. CSHP/ASCP CA Chapter Webinar, Aug 2017.

Presentations

Louie J and Oganesayn A. A Collaborative Approach: Geriatric Patients & Post-ICU Care. Podium Presentation. California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Seminar, Las Vegas, NV, Oct 2017.

Pauli M, Hoffman J, Oganesyan A. Frailty and Applying Geriatric Principles to Advance Practice Pharmacist Responsibilities. Webinar. CSHP/ASCP CA Chapter Webinar, Aug 2017.

Busuyi Olotu, PhD, MSPharm, BPharm

Publications

Rasu R, Olotu BS, Hansen ML, Raghavan D, Phadnis M, et al. Contemporary profile of chronic dialysis patients receiving oral P2Y12 inhibitors: A single center experience. Jour Ren Med. 2017; Vol.1 No.3: 14.

Sharma NK, Olotu B, Mathew A, Waitman LR, Rasu R. Lumbar spine surgeries and medication usage during hospital stay: one-center perspective. Hospital Pharmacy. 2017;52(11):774-780.

Olotu BS, Shepherd MD, Novak S, Lawson KA, Wilson JP, Richards KM, Rasu RS. Use of statins and the risk of incident diabetes: A retrospective cohort study. American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 2016;16(5):377-390.

Ford KC, Olotu BS, Thach AV, Roberts RM, Davis PJ. Factors contributing to perceived academic stress among doctor of pharmacy students. College Student Journal. 2014; 48(2):189-198.

Olotu BS, Brown CM, Lawson KA, Barner JC. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) utilization in Texas hospices: prevalence and importance. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2014;31(3):254-259.

Olotu BS, Brown CM, Barner JC, Lawson KA. Factors associated with hospices’ provision of CAM. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2014;31(4):385-391.

Presentations

Hansen M, Olotu B, Jain N, Rasu R. “Discontinuation rates of oral P2Y12 inhibitors in end-stage renal disease patients on chronic dialysis,” at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, December 4-8, 2016.

Mitra S, El Atrouni W, Olotu B, Rasu R, Waitman. “Diabetes, Mortality, and the Burden of Comorbidities in People Living with HIV (PLHIV), and the Effect of Exposure to Protease Inhibitors: A Single-Center Study in the Midwestern United States,” at the Infectious Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, October 26-30, 2016.

Olotu BS, Shepherd MD, Novak S, Lawson KA, Wilson JP, Richards KM, Rasu RS. “Use of statins and the risk of incident diabetes: A retrospective cohort study,” at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 21st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 24, 2016.

Olotu BS, Shepherd MD, Lawson KA, Richards KM, Wilson JP, Novak S, Rasu RS. ‘’Risk of diabetes among intensive and moderate dose statin users with potential modifying effects of treatment duration,’’ at the 2016 Resident, Postdoc, & Fellow Research Forum Presentation, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, May 5, 2016.

Olotu BS, Shepherd MD, Novak S, Lawson KA, Wilson JP, Richards KM, Rasu RS. “Use of statins and the risk of incident diabetes: A retrospective cohort study,” at the Academy of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA, April 21, 2016 (submitted as an en-core research report).

Olotu BS, Shepherd MD, Novak S, Lawson KA, Wilson JP, Richards KM, Rasu RS. “Use of statins and the risk of incident diabetes: A retrospective cohort study,” at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Graduate Honors, Lawrence, KS, January 13, 2016.

Singh RR, Olotu BS, Lawson KA. “Understanding the underutilization of colorectal cancer screening using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey,” at the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 19th Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 31 – June 4, 2014.

Olotu BS, Ford KC, Roberts RM, Davis PJ. “Factors contributing to perceived academic stress among doctor of pharmacy students,” at the College of Pharmacy Ninth Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day, Austin, TX, April 16, 2013.

Olotu BS, Ford KC, Roberts RM, Davis PJ. “Factors contributing to perceived academic stress among doctor of pharmacy students,” at the 2013 St. David's Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations (CHPR) Annual Conference, Austin, TX, March 27, 2013.

Olotu BS, Brown CM, Lawson KA, Barner JC. “Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) utilization in Texas hospices,” at the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 17th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, June 6 – 12, 2012.

Olotu BS, Brown CM, Lawson KA, Barner JC. “Provision of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Texas hospices: prevalence and challenges” at the Eighth Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day, Austin, TX, April 17, 2012.

Olotu BS, Brown CM, Lawson KA, Barner JC. “Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) utilization in Texas hospices: prevalence and challenges” at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 9 – 12, 2012.

Bindu Ranaut, BA, MPhil, MA, PGDPM, PhDc

Publications

Ranaut, B. (2016). Trends in instructional technology. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 6(5), 16-22. doi: 10.9790/7388-0605041622

Ettie Rosenberg, PharmD, JD

Publications

Rosenberg E Truong HA, Hsu, A, Taheri R; New Schools; Innovation at Its Best!  Implementation and Lessons Learned from a Mock Trial as a Teaching-Learning and Assessment Activity, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (CPTL), Article in press March 2018; pending publication Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2018.

Rosenberg E,   Interpretation of California's Marijuana Regulation after Proposition 64 and Pharmacy Practice Roles in Medical Marijuana Dispensing against Federal Enforcement Risks (Continuing Education), Article in press March 2018.  Published online: March 22, 2018, © Journal of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice 2018. www.jcphp.com, California Pharmacists Association (CPhA).

Weissman F, Rosenberg E; New Laws That Expand The Role Of The Pharmacist In Patient Care, Journal of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice (Continuing Education), Inaugural Issue, September 2017 (Quarter 3) , California Pharmacists Association.

Rosenberg E, Legislation Update on Medical Marijuana: What’s the Score? Why Is the 51st State in Our Union the State of Confusion? (Continuing Education) California Pharmacist Journal, VOL. LXIII, NO. 3; Summer 2016, California Pharmacists Association, First published online September 1, 2016, at http://www.cpha.com/Communications/California-Pharmacist-Journal.

Janke KK, Nelson MH,  Bzowyckyj AS,  Fuentes, DG,  Rosenberg E,  Di Cenzo R (2016) SPECIAL ARTICLE: Deliberate Integration of Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Programs, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Volume 80, Issue 1, 2016: Article 2.

Janke KK, Nelson MH, Bzowyckyj AS, Fuentes DG, Rosenberg E, Di Cenzo R (2014) White Paper: Deliberate Integration of Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Programs, published November 1, 2014, Center for Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), http://www.aacp.org/resources/education/cape/Pages/default.aspx.

Chong MT, Yamaki J, Harwood M, d'Assalenaux R, Rosenberg E, Aruoma O, Bishayee A (2014): Assessing health conditions and medication use among the homeless community in Long Beach, California; Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practice: Apr- Jun 2014, Vol 3, Issue : 2,  pp: 56-61. http://www.jrpp.net/temp/JResPharmPract3256-1260797_002100.pdf.

Abstracts

Rosenberg E, Truong HA, Hsu A, Taheri R. “Implementation and Lessons Learned from a Mock Trial as a Teaching- Learning and Assessment Activity;” Innovations in Teaching Research, Honorable Mention, [118th Annual Meeting, of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Nashville, Tennessee, July 15-19, 2017], American Journal of Pharmacy Education 2017; 81 (5) Article S5 (126). http://www.ajpe.org/doi/pdf/10.5688/ ajpe815S5.

Presentations

Rosenberg E, Truong HA, Hsu A Taheri R: AACP 2017 Innovations in Teaching Poster Presentation, Honorable Mention:   Implementation and Lessons Learned from a Mock Trial as a Teaching- Learning and Assessment Activity [American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2017 Annual Meeting. July 17, 2017]

Rosenberg E (Invited Speaker, January 2017) Legislative Update on Marijuana in California (and the US) Spotlight on Health Policy, Institute of Health Policy and Leadership, Loma Linda University Health, January 25, 2017.

Rosenberg E, (Invited Speaker, November 2016) Continuing Education: Using a Mock Trial to “Flip” the Classroom, Pharmacy Law Educators Seminar, American Society for Pharmacy and Law Developments in Pharmacy Law Seminar XXVII, Hilton Austin, Texas, November 12, 2016.

Rosenberg, E, West Coast University School of Pharmacy Preceptor Appreciation & Professional Development Seminar, Continuing Education: Updates in Pharmacy Law, West Coast University School of Pharmacy , Center for Graduate Studies Campus, October 16, 2016.

Truong HA, Taheri R, Rosenberg E. Research Poster Presentation, Development and Implementation of a Mock Trial as Final Exam in Required Evidence-Based Practice Course [American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2016 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California. July 25, 2016]

Hurley K, Sousa K, Rosenberg E, Sabnis G, Taheri R. AACP 2016 School Poster Presentation, Early Impacts of a Comprehensive Remediation Strategy in a School of Pharmacy [American Associations of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting, Anaheim CA. July 23, 2016; Abstract #73]

Rosenberg E, (Invited Speaker, July 2016) American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2016 Annual Meeting – Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG Continuing Education Session:  Don't Put Mary Jane in the Corner:  Essential Cannabis Curriculum and Conundrums, Anaheim, California. July 27, 2016.

Rosenberg E (Invited Speaker, October 2015), 2015 Legislative Update on Marijuana: What’s the Score? Invited Presentation, Commemorating California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) 2015 Legislative Day, WCU CPhA-ASP Student Chapter, WCU Center for Graduate Studies, Los Angeles, California   (October 29, 2015)

Rosenberg E, (Invited Speaker, July 2015) American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2015 Annual Meeting –History of Pharmacy SIG, Continuing Education Session:  The Harrison Narcotic Act (1914): Why Coke is not Coke Anymore, National Arbor, Maryland. July 21, 2015.

Mark Sherman, PhD

Publications

Wang, X., Chang, W-C., Wong, C.W., Colcher, D., Sherman, M. Ostberg, J., Forman, S.J., Riddell, S.R., and Jensen, M.C. (2011) A transgene encoded cell surface polypeptide for selection, in vivo tracking, and ablation of engineered cells. Blood 118(5):1255-63.

Gagnon, P., Cheung, C.-W., Lepin, E.J., Wu, A.M., Sherman, M.A., Raubitschek, A., and Yazaki, P.J. Minibodies and Multimodal Chromatography Methods. (2010) BioProcess International, 8(2):26–35.

Yuan, X., Ta, T.C., Lin, M., Evans, J.R., Dong, Y., Bolotin, E., Sherman, M.A., Forman, B.M., and Sladek, F.M. (2009) Identification of an Endogenous Ligand Bound to a Native Orphan Nuclear Receptor. PLoS ONE 4(5):e5609. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005609

Leyton, J.V., Olafsen, T., Sherman, M.A., Bauer, K., Aghajanian, P., Reiter, R.E., and Wu, A.M. (2009) Engineered humanized diabodies for rapid microPET imaging of prostate stem cell antigen-expressing tumors. Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection 22(3): 209–216.

Soifer, H.S., Sano, M., Sakurai, K., Chomchan, P. Saetrom, P., Sherman, M.A., Collingwood, M.A., Behlke, M.A., and Rossi, J.J. (2008) A role for the Dicer helicase domain in the processing of thermodynamically unstable hairpin RNAs. Nucleic Acid Research 36(20): 6511-6522.

Jin, L., Li, Y., Chen, C-J., Sherman, M.A., Le, K., and Shively, J.E. (2008) Direct interaction of tumor suppressor CEACAM1 with beta catenin: Identification of key residues in the long cytoplasmic domain. Experimental Biology and Medicine 233(7):849-59.

Sherman, M.A., Goto, R.M., Moore, R.E., Hunt, H.D., Lee, T.D., and Miller, M.M. (2008) Mass spectral data for 64 eluted peptides and structural modeling define peptide binding preferences for class I alleles in two chicken MHC-B haplotypes associated with opposite responses to Marek's disease. Immunogenetics 60(9):527-41.

Yazaki, P.J., Kassa T., Cheung, C-W., Crow, D.M. Sherman, M.A., Bading, J.R., Anderson, A-L.J., Colcher, D., and Raubitschek, A. (2008) Biodistribution and tumor imaging of an anti-CEA single-chain antibody-albumin fusion protein. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 35:151-158.

Abstracts

Sherman M.A., Sherman A.J., Szpikowska B.K., Colcher D.C. (2015) “Production of an Immunocytokine using Flow Electroporation-Based Transient Gene Expression.” [Poster presented at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition; October 25–29, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract # M1347]

Priyanka Singh, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Publications

Singh PA, Cassel KP, Moscati RM, Eckersley D. (2017) Acute Generalized Erythrodermic Pustular Psoriasis Associated with Bupropion/Naltrexone (Contrave®). Journal of Emergency Medicine, 52(4), e111-e113.

Desai PA, Tafreshi J, Pai RG. (2011) Beta-blocker therapy for valvular disorders. Journal of Heart Valve Disease, 20(3), 241-53.

Kyle Sousa, PhD

Publications

Ding L, Sousa KM, Jin L, Dong B, Kim BW, Ramirez R, . . . Huang W. (in press). Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Activates GPBAR-1/TGR5 to Sustain Weight Loss, Improve Fatty Liver, and Remit Insulin Resistance in Mice. Hepatology.

Yu, D*., Sousa, K.M.*, Mattern, D.L., Wagner, J., Vaidehi, N., and Huang, W.* 2015. Stereoselective synthesis and biological evalutation of alkyl-subsituted bile acids derivatives as novel agonists for the G protein-coupled receptor TGR5. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 23(7). 1613-28. PMID: 25735208 *corresponding authors

Theofilopoulos, S., Wang, Y., Kitambi, S., Sacchetti, P., Sousa, K.M., Bodin, K., Kirk, J., Gustafsson, M., Karu, K., Ernfors, P., Sjovall, J., Griffiths, W.J., and Arenas, E. 2013. Brain endogenous Liver X Receptor ligands selectively promote midbrain dopamine neurogenesis. Nature Chemical Biology. 9(2)126-33. PMID: 23292650

Clark, A.M., Sousa K.M., Chisolm, C.N., MacDougald, O.A., and Kennedy, R.T. 2010. Reversibly-sealed multilayer microfluidic device for integrated cell perfusion and on-line chemical analysis of cultured adipocyte secretions. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 397(7):2939-47. PMID: 20549489

Gerin, I, Bommer, G.T., McCoin, C.S., Sousa, K.M., and MacDougald, O.A. 2010. Role for miRNA-378*/378 in adipocyte gene expression and lipogenesis. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Met. 299(2):E198-206. PMID: 20484008, PMCID: 2928515

Kawai, M., Sousa, K.M., MacDougald, O.A., and Rosen, C.J. 2010. The many faces of PPAR?: novel insights for the skeleton. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Met. 299(1):E3-9. PMID: 20407009, PMCID: 2904052

Sousa, K.M., Villaescusa, J.C., Cajanek, L., Ondr, J.K., Castelo-Branco, G., Hofstra, W., Brya, V., Bergman, T., Lang, R.A., and Arenas, E. 2010. Wnt2 regulates progenitor proliferation in the developing ventral midbrain. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285(10) 7246-53. PMID: 20018874, PMCID: 2844173

Sacchetti, P., *Sousa, K.M., Hall, A.C., Liste, I., Steffensen, K., Hazenberg, C., Theofilopoulos, S., Ahrlund-Richter, L., Hovatta, O., Gustaffson, J-A., and Arenas E. 2009. Liver X receptors and oxysterols promote ventral midbrain neurogenesis in vivo and in human embryonic stem cells. Cell Stem Cell. 5(4) 409-19. PMID: 19796621 *co-first author

Castelo-Branco, G., Minina, E., Andersson, E.R., Sousa, K.M., Ribeiro, D., Prakash, N., Kokubu, C., Imai, K., Wurst, W., and Arenas E. 2009. Delayed dopaminergic differentiation in Lrp6 mutant mice. Developmental Dynamics. 239(1) 211-21. PMID: 19795519

Wang, Y., *Sousa, K.M., Bodin, K., Theofilopoulos, S., Sacchetti, P., Hornshaw., M., Woffendin,G., Karu, K., Sjovall, J., Arenas, E., Griffiths, W.J. 2009. Targeted analysis of oxysterols in the embryonic central nervous system. Molecular Biosystems. 5(5):529-41. PMID: 19381367, PMCID: 2702751 *co-first author

Clark, A.M., Sousa, K.M., Jennings, C., MacDougald O.A., and Kennedy, R.T., 2009. Continuous-flow enzyme assay on a microfluidic chip for monitoring of glycerol secretion from cultured adipocytes. Analytical Chemistry. 81(6):2350-6. PMID: 19231843, PMCID: 2659456

Bennett, C.N., Ouyang, H., Ma, Y.L., Zeng, Q., Gerin, I., Sousa, K.M., Lane, T.F.,Krishnan, V., Hankenson, K.D., and MacDougald, O.A., 2007. Wnt10b increases postnatal bone formation by enhancing osteoblast differentiation. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 22(12):1924-32. PMID: 17708715

Sousa, K.M., Mira, H., Hall, A.H., Jansson-Sjöstrand, L., and Arenas, E 2007. Microarray analyses support a role for Nurr1 in promoting neuronal differentiation and resistance to oxidative stress. Stem Cells. 25(2):511-9. PMID: 17038671

Shemer, I., Holmgren, C., Min, R., Fulöp, F., Zilberter, M., Sousa, K.M., Farkas, T., Hartig, W., Penke, B., Burnashev, N., Tanila, H., Zilberter, Y., and Harkany, T. 2006. Non-fibrillar ?-amyloid abates spike-timing-dependent synaptic potentiation at excitatory synapses in layer 2/3 of the neocortex by targeting postsynaptic AMPA receptors. European Journal of Neuroscience. 23: 2035-47. PMID: 16630051

Rawal, N., Castelo-Branco, G., Sousa, K.M., Kele, J., Kobayashi, K., Okano, H., and Arenas, E. 2006. Spatial and temporal expression dynamics of Wnt signaling components in the developing midbrain. Experimental Cell Research. 312: 1626-36. PMID: 16510140

Berghuis, P., Dobszay, M.B., Wang, X., Spano, S., Ledda, F., Sousa, K.M., Schulte, G., Ernfors, P., Mackie, K., Paratcha, G., Hurd, Y., and Harkany T. 2006. Endocannabinoids regulate interneuron migration and morphogenesis by transactivating the TrkB receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 22: 19115-20. PMID: 16357196

Castelo-Branco, G., Sousa K.M., Bryja, V., Pinto, L., Wagner, J., and Arenas, E. 2006. Ventral midbrain glia express region-specific transcription factors and regulate dopaminergic neurogenesis through Wnt-5a secretion. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 31: 251-62. PMID: 16243537

Li S, Vinci A, Behnsen J, Cheng C, Jellbauer S, Raffatellu M, Sousa, K.M., Edwards R, Nguyen N.T., Stamos M.J., Pigazzi A. 2017. Bariatric surgery attenuates colitis in an obese murine model. Surg Obes Relat Dis. Apr;13(4):661-668.

Reza Taheri, PharmD, MBA

Publications

Maize DF, Fuller SH, Hritcko PM, Matsumoto RR, Soltis DA, Taheri RR, and Duncan W. A Review of Remediation Programs in Pharmacy and Other Health Professions. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2010; 74 (2): Article 25. 1-9

Taheri R.  Clinical Implications of Managing Mixed Dyslipidemia.  POWER-PAK C.E. Available at: http://powerpak.com/index.asp?page=courses/105451/disclaimer.htm&lsn_id=105451 Last accessed April 25, 2007

Abstracts

Islam MA, Talukder RM, Taheri R, Blanchard N. Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015<http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/ajpe795S4>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2015; 79 (5): Article S4.

Truong HA, Taheri R, Hurley K. Integrating Affective Domain and Audio-Video Technology: Development and Implementation of a Communication and Professionalism Course. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015<http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/ajpe795S4>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2015; 79 (5): Article S4.

Rasty S, Taheri R. Indirect Comparison of Efficacy and Safety data in Atrial Fibrillation patients treated with Apixaban (Aristotle study) versus Dabigatran (Rely study) based on Chads2 Score Stratification. Circ. Cardiovasc. Qual. Outcomes 2013; 6: A245

Rasty S, Soliman W, Taheri R. Comparative efficacy and safety analysis of atrial fibrillation patients treated with Dabigatran in RE-LY study ( CHADS 2 score of 3 or greater) versus Rivaroxaban in ROCKET-AF. Value in Health 2012; 15(7) Nov. 2012; p. A362

Taheri R, Hatch T. Validity and Reliability of Peer Grading of Essay Questions. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-12

Gogineni HP, Mendoza LB, Dominguez C, Kawahara NE, and Taheri R, Interface of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience With Didactic Courses: Preparing Students for Pharmacy Practice. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-131

Dominguez C, Mendoza LB, Gogineni HP, Kawahara NE, and Taheri R. Lessons Learned from Implementation of an Institutional IPPE within an Academic Medical Center. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-132

Rasty S, Taheri R, Soliman W. Pooled analysis of regression studies in patients with coronary artery disease treated with lipid lowering combinations containing nicotinic acid. Circulation: Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes Vol 2, No 3 May 2009 - e50-51

Taheri R.  Promoting Critical Thinking Skills by Involving Students in a Simulated Guideline Development Process.  Am J Pharm Educ 2007; 71(3) Article 60; P-50

Research/Scholarship

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2014-2015
“Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs”
Role: Co-investigator

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2013-2015
“Assessment of Learning in the Affective Domain”
Role: Primary investigator

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2012-2013
“Comparative Safety and Efficacy of new Oral Anticoagulants”
Role: Co-investigator

Loma Linda University, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, 2011
“Residency Training in Primary Care”
Role: Sub-investigator (involved in grant submission)
Source of funding: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Loma Linda University, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, 2011
“Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care”
Role: Sub-investigator (involved in grant submission)
Source of funding: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Loma Linda University, School of Pharmacy, 2008-2010
“Validity and Reliability of Peer Grading of Essay Questions”
Role: Principal investigator

Loma Linda University, School of Pharmacy, 2006-2007
“Promoting Critical Thinking Skills by Involving Students in a Simulated Guideline”
Role: Principal investigator

Presentations

University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy, January 7-8, 2015
Annual Faculty Retreat, Keynote Speaker
“Meaningful Curricular Integration: Planning to Implementation”

Diem Thai, PharmD

Publications

Thai D, Lee S, Taheri R, Verdell A. Development and Implementation of an Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) Framework in the Experiential Curriculum. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Ibarra C, Vinluan C, Verdell A, Thai D, Giri N. Interprofessional Perceptions and Attitudes Among Pharmacy and Family Nurse Practitioner Students. California Journal of Health-System Pharmacists 2017.

Verdell A, Thai D. The Impact of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences and Course on Students’ Future Interests. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Verdell A, Thai D, Hurley-Kim K, Islam MA. Implementation of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process into a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Thai D, Truong HA, Islam MA. Evaluation of Virtual Dispensing Software to Prepare Students for Introductory Community Pharmacy Practice Experience. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2016; 80 (5) Article S2.

Thai D, Truong HA, Islam MA. Students’ Perception on Virtual Dispensing Software for Preparation of Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience. Journal of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice 2016; 64 (1) 21.

Presentations

Thai D “Pharmacists Patient Care Process” [Podium Presentation WCU Preceptor Appreciation and Professional Development Program, Los Angeles, CA. October 16, 2016].

Thai D “WWW.How: Feedback and Evaluation”. [Podium Presentation WCU Preceptor Appreciation and Professional Development Program, Los Angeles, CA. December 12, 2015].

Amber Verdell, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, CNSC, APh

Publications

Verdell A, Rollins C. (2017). Chapter 18: Drug Nutrient Interactions. In C. Mueller (Ed.), The ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum (pp. 361-378). Silver Spring, MD: ASPEN.

Verdell A, Rollins C. (2016).  Chapter 4: Nutrition Support in Critical Care. In B. Erstad (Ed.), Critical Care Pharmacotherapy (pp. 98-127). Lenexa, KS: ACCP.

Verdell A, Rollins C. Neurological Function and Copper: Too Much or Not Enough. Pharmacy Today, 2014; February: 21.

Abstracts

Verdell A, Thai D, Hurley-Kim K, Islam MA. Implementation of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process into a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Verdell A, Thai D. The Impact of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences and Course on Students’ Future Interests. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Thai D, Taheri R, Lee SY, Verdell A. Development and Implementation of an Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) Framework in the Experiential Curriculum. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2017; 81 (5) Article S5.

Lee SY, Verdell A, Bangura S, Wooding W, Rico G, Development and Outcome Evaluation of Inter-Professional Education (IPE) Simulation Course in High-Fidelity Simulation Center (HFSC). American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2016; 80 (5) Article S2.

Presentations

Verdell A, Pineda R, Lee S, Lin K. “A Systematic Literature Review of Adjuvant Vitamin C in Sepsis.” [ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference, Las Vegas, NV. January 2018]

Ibarra C, Vinluan C, Verdell A, Thai D, Giri N. “Interprofessional Perceptions And Attitudes Among Pharmacy And Family Nurse Practitioner Students.” [California Society for Health-System Pharmacists Seminar 2017, Las Vegas, NV. October 2017]

Celeste Vinluan, PharmD, BCPS

Publications

Vinluan, C. M., Aldaz, M. G., Dominguez, N., & Ha, E. C. (2017). Identifying the prevalence of adverse drug events associated with potentially inappropriate medications using the Screening Tool of Older Persons’ Prescriptions criteria. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 8(3), 187-192. doi:10.1111/jphs.12179

Vinluan, C. M., Jabalie, M. M., Navarrete, J. P., & Padilla, M. E. (2017). Evaluating the Types of Pharmacy Student Interventions Made During an Interprofessional 6-Week Adult Internal Medicine Rotation. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. doi:10.1177/0897190017707120

Hidalgo, J., Antony, N., & Vinluan, C. M. (2016). Ceftazidime/avibactam: a novel cephalosporin/nonbeta-lactam beta-lactamase inhibitor for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, Volume 10, 2379-2386. doi:10.2147/dddt.s110946

Castillo, A. M., & Vinluan, C. M. (2016).  Finding Your Better Half: Pradaxa, Meet Praxbind. El Paso Physician, 39(2), 12-13.

Vinluan, C. M., Wittman, D., & Morisky, D. (2015). Effect of pharmacist discharge counselling on medication adherence in elderly heart failure patients: a pilot study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 6(2), 103-110. doi:10.1111/jphs.12093

Savage, J., Lugo, M. B., & Vinluan, C. M. (2015). Diabetes Guidelines: Updates, Similarities, and Disparities. El Paso Physician, 38(2), 19-22.

Payan, M. X., & Vinluan, C. M. (2014). Rescheduling of Hydrocodone Combination Products: Deterring Abuse or Barrier to Patient Care? El Paso Physician, 37(4), 21-23.

Vinluan, C. M., Zreikat, H. H., Levy, J. R., & Cheang, K. I. (2012). Comparison of different metabolic syndrome definitions and risks of incident cardiovascular events in the elderly. Metabolism, 61(3), 302-309. doi:10.1016/j.metabol.2011.07.002

Abstracts

Ibarra C, Vinluan CM, Verdell A, Thai D, Giri N.  “Interprofessional perceptions and attitudes among pharmacy and family nurse practitioner students,” poster presented at California and Nevada Society of Health-System Pharmacists Seminar Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2017. 

Hidalgo J, Soto-Ruiz E, Vinluan CM, Alozie O.  “Utilizing candida score to identify patients at increased risk for candidiasis-a retrospective cohort study,” poster presented at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 51st Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2016. 

Jabalie MM, Vinluan CM, Navarrete JP, Padilla ME.  “Identifying types of pharmacy student interventions made during an interprofessional six‐week adult internal medicine rotation,” poster presented at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 51st Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2016. 

Navar J, Vinluan CM, Rivera JO.  “Impact of the University of Texas at El Paso/University of Texas at Austin (UTEP/UT Austin) Cooperative Pharmacy Program on Pharmacist Shortage in the Borderland,” poster presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 50th Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2015. 

Vinluan CM, Wittman D. “Effect of pharmacist educational counseling on medication adherence in elderly heart failure patients prior to hospital discharge” podium presentation presented at the 32nd Annual Eastern States Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania May 2013 and and poster presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 47th Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2012. 

Vinluan CM, Zreikat HH, Cheang KI. “Comparison of different metabolic syndrome definitions in prediction of future cardiovascular events in the elderly,” poster presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 45th Midyear Clinical Meeting; Anaheim, California, December 2010.

Brahmbhatt SJ, Vinluan CM, Hoffman J. “Documentation of the expanded roles of decentralized and rounding pharmacists in a community teaching hospital,” poster presented at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 44th Midyear Clinical Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2009.

Cheryl Wisseh, PharmD, CTTS

Abstracts

Wisseh C, Lassila H, & Higginbotham S. (2017). APhA2017 Abstracts of Contributed Papers: Conducting a Pharmacy Health Literacy Assessment in an Urban Independent Community Pharmacy: Utilization of the AHRQ Pharmacy Health Literacy Assessment Tool and Short Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults (S-TOFHLA) [abstract]. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 57(3), e43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2017.04.011

Daniel Cipriani, PT, PhD

Publications

Zappala, J., Orrego, C., Boe, E., Fechner, H., Salminen, D., & Cipriani, D.J. (2017). Influence of posture-cuing shirt on tennis serve kinematics in Division III tennis players. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 16(1), 49-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2016.05.003

Hodges M, Lee C, Lorenz K, Cipriani D (2015). Review of the PE Metrics cognitive assessment tool for fifth grade Students. Biomedical Human Kinetics, 7: 119-125.

Trone D, Cipriani D, Raman R, Wingard D, Shaffer R, Macera C (2014). Self-reported smoking and musculoskeletal overuse injury among male and female U.S. Marine Corp recruits. Military Medicine, 179 (7): 735- 743.

Cipriani D, Yu T, Lyssanova O (2014). Perceived influence of a compression, posture-cueing shirt on cyclists’ ride experience and post-recovery. J Chiropractic Medicine, 13(1): 21-27.

Unfried B, Arginaldo A, Cipriani D (2013). Running on a cambered surface: influence on lower extremity muscle activity as measured with electromyography. J Applied Biomechanics, 29: 421-427.

Murray N, Cipriani D, O’Rand D, Reed-Jones, R (2013). Effects of Foot Position during Squatting on the Quadriceps Femoris:An Electromyographic Study. International J of Exer Science, 6(2): 114-125.

Trone DW, Cipriani D, Raman R, Wingard DL, Shaffer RA, Macera CA (2013). The association of self-reported measures with poor training outcomes among male and female U.S. Navy recruits. Military Medicine, 178 (1): 43-49.

Cipriani D, Darr F, McPeck D, Kubec G, Thomas J (2012). Rating scale analysis and psychometric properties of the Caregiver Self Efficacy Scale for Transfers. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 32(4): 404-415.

Cipriani D, Terry M, Haines, M, Tabibnia A, Lyssanova O (2012). Effect of stretch frequency and sex on rate of gain and rate of loss in muscle flexibility during a hamstring stretching program: a randomized single-blind longitudinal study. J Str Condit Res, 26(8): 2119-29

Parry J, Straub R, Cipriani D (2012). Shoulder and back muscle activation during shoulder flexion and abduction using a Bodyblade Pro vs. dumbbells. J Sport Rehabil, 21: 266-272.

Straub R, Cipriani D (2012). Influence of Infra-patellar and Supra-patellar Straps on Quadriceps Muscle Activity and Onset Timing during the Body-weight Squat. J Str Condit Res, 26(7): 1827-1837

Rancour J, Terry M, Holmes C, Cipriani D (2010). Superficial precooling on a 4-week static stretching regimen: a randomized trial. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2(5): 433-436.

King J, Cipriani D (2010). Effects of frontal and sagittal plane plyometric training on vertical jump height in high school basketball players. J Str Condit Res, 24(8), 2109-2114.

Rancour J, Holmes C, Cipriani D (2009). Influence on stretch frequency on range of motion retention in the hamstring. J Str Condit Research, 23(8): 2217-2222.

Cipriani D, Haines M, O’Rand D, Levy S (2009). Reliability and valildity of a lower extremity partial weight bearing performance measure. International J of Sports Phys Ther, 4(2): 49-59.

Joshua Dusick, MD

Publications

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR, Connolly M, Bounni F, Martin N, Van de Wiele B, Liebeskind DS, and Saver JL. Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis for adult intracranial arterial steno-occlusive disease. Long-term single center experience with 107 operations. J Neurosurg 123(3):654-61, 2015.

Gonzalez NR, Connolly M, Dusick JR, Bhakta H, and Vespa P. Phase I clinical trial for the feasibility and safety of remote ischemic conditioning for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery 75(5):590-8, 2014.

Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR. Management of arterial vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Seminars in Neurology 33(5):488-97, 2013.

Connolly M, Bilgin-Freiert A, Ellingson B, Dusick JR, Liebeskind D, Saver J, Gonzalez NR. Peripheral vascular disease as remote ischemic preconditioning for acute stroke. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 115(10):2124-9, 2013.

Mayor F, Bilgin-Freiert A, Connolly M, Katsnelson M, Dusick JR, Vespa P, Koch Sebastian and Gonzalez NR. Effects of remote ischemic preconditioning on the coagulation profile of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case-control study. Neurosurgery 2013 Jul 17 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 23867300.

Gonzelez NR, Liebeskind DS, Dusick JR, Mayor F and Saver J. Intracranial arterial stenoses: current viewpoints, novel approaches and surgical perspectives. Neurosurgical Review 36(2):175-84, 2013.

Gonzalez NR, Hamilton R, Bilgin-Freiert A, Dusick JR, Vespa P, Hu X and Asgari S. Cerebral hemodynamic and metabolic effects of remote ischemic preconditioning in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Acta Neurocirugia Suppl, 115:193-8, 2013.

Dye J, Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR and Martin NA. Frontal burr hole through an eyebrow incision for image-guided endoscopic evacuation of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery 117(4):767-73, 2012.

Bilgin-Freiert A, Dusick JR, Stein NR, Etchepare M, Vespa P and Gonzalez NR. Muscle microdialysis to confirm sublethal ischemia in the induction of remote ischemic preconditioning. Transl Stroke Res.: April 10;Volume 3, Issue 2 (2012); 266-272.

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR and Martin NA. Effects of mobile and digital support for a structured, competency-based curriculum in neurosurgery residency education. Neurosurgery, 71(1):164-72, 2012.

Dusick JR, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL, Martin NA and Gonzalez NR. Indirect revascularization for non-moyamoya intracranial arterial stenoses: clinical and angiographic outcomes. Journal of Neurosurgery, 117(1):94-102, 2012.

Dusick JR, Evans BC, Lalwalla A, Krahl S and Gonzalez NR. A minimally-invasive rat model of subarachnoid hemorrhage and delayed ischemic injury: technical note. Surgical Neurology International 2:99, 2011.

Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR and Martin NA. Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes from Indirect Revascularization Surgery for Moyamoya Disease: Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis and Bur Holes - A Review of 63 Procedures. Neurosurgery 68(1):34-43, 2011

Wagner J, Dusick JR, McArthur DL, Buxey P, Cohan P, Wang C, Swerdloff R, Boscardin J, and Kelly DF. Acute gonadotroph and somatotroph suppression after TBI – a prospective study. Journal of Neurotrauma 27(6):1007-19, 2010.

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR, Duckwiler G, Tateshima S, Jahan R, Martin NA and Vinuela F. Endovascular Coiling of Intracranial Aneurysms in Elderly Patients: Report of 205 Treated Aneurysms. Neurosurgery 66(4):714-20, 2010.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, de Paiva MA, Malkasian D and Kelly DF. Endonasal versus supra-orbital keyhole removal of craniopharyngiomas and tuberculum sellae meningiomas. Neurosurgery 64(ONS Suppl 2):ONS269-ONS287, 2009.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Mattozo C, McArthur DL, Cohan P, Boscardin J, Wang C Swerdloff RS, and Kelly DF. Pituitary hormonal loss and recovery after transsphenoidal adenoma removal. Neurosurgery 63(ONS Suppl 2):ONS244-ONS256, 2008.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, de Paiva MA and Kelly DF. Operative Nuance: the endonasal microscopic approach for pituitary adenomas and other parasellar tumors: a 10-year experience. Neurosurgery 63:709-719, 2008.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Malkasian D, Emerson J, McArthur DL, Schad W, and Kelly DF. Instrumentation Assessment: short trapezoidal speculums for suprasellar and infrasellar exposure in endonasal transsphenoidal surgery. Neurosurgery 62(5 Suppl 2):ONS325 - 9, 2008.

Bavisetty S, McArthur DL, Dusick JR, Wang C, Cohan P, Boscardin JW, Swerdloff R, Levin H, Muizelaar JP, and Kelly DF. Chronic hypopituitarism after traumatic brain injury: risk assessment and relationship to outcome. Neurosurgery 62(5):1080 - 1093; discussion 1093 - 4, 2008.

Dusick JR, Wang C, Cohan P, Swerdloff R and Kelly DF. “Pathophysiology of hypopituitarism in the setting of brain injury”, in Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypopituitarism, Pituitary Special Issue, Guest Editors Katznelson L and Laws E. Pituitary 2008 May 15, PMID 18481181.

Dusick JR, Fatemi N, Mattozo C, McArthur DL, Cohan P, Wang C, Swerdloff RS, and Kelly DF. Pituitary function after endonasal surgery for non-adenomatous parasellar tumors: Rathke’s cleft cysts, craniopharyngiomas and meningiomas. Surgical Neurology 2008 May 13, PMID: 18482750.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Gorgulho A, DeSalles A, and Kelly DF. Endonasal microscopic removal of clival chordomas. Surgical Neurology 69(4): 331-338, 2008.

Dusick JR, McArthur DL and Bergsneider M. Success and Complication Rates of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Adult Hydrocephalus: A Series of 108 Patients. Surgical Neurology 69(1): 5 – 15, 2008.

Dawn James, PT, DPT, PCS

Publications

James, D. & Antoszyk, S. (2016). Clinical bottom line - Commentary on: “Student outcomes of school-based physical therapy as measured by goal attainment scaling.” Pediatric Physical Therapy, 23(3), 284.

James, D. (2015). Physical therapist’s guide to spina bifida. Move Forward.org, American Physical Therapy Association.

Antoszyk, S., Devenport, G., Grabinski, T., James, D., Moore, J., Phillips, L. (2014). Dosage considerations: Recommending school-based physical therapy intervention under IDEA, Resource manual. Alexandria, VA: Subcommittee on Dosing of the School-Based Physical Therapy Special Interest Group, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association.

James, D. (2013). Clinical tool summary: Bayley scales of infant and toddler development, 3rd Edition, PT Now.org, American Physical Therapy Association.

James, D. (2013). Clinical Tool Summary: Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition, PT Now.org, APTA.

2012 Guidelines for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in California Public Schools, 2nd Edition. California Department of Education: Sacramento, CA, (Reviewer).

Jessica Rancour, PT, DPT, Cert. MD

Publications

Chen YC, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2018) Apical-to-Basolateral Transcytosis of Transferrin-Polylysine Conjugates in Caco-2 Cell Monolayers: A Model of Relay Transport of Protein Drug across Epithelial Cells. International Journal of Biopharmaceutical Sciences. Vol 1 (1). Manuscript ID: IJBS-1-107.

Chen YC, Zaro JL, Zhang D, Huang N, Simon A, Shen WC. (2018) Characterization and Oral Delivery of Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein Expressed using ExpressTec. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Vol 19 (2): pg 378.

Folchman-Wagner Z, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2017) Characterization of Polyelectrolyte Complex Formation Between Anionic and Cationic Poly(amino acids) and Their Potential Applications in pH-Dependent Drug Delivery. Molecules. Jun; Vol 22 (7). pii: E1089 (PMID 28665323).

Zhou L, Wang HY, Tong S, Okamoto CT, Shen WC, Zaro JL. (2017)  Single chain Fc-dimer-human growth hormone fusion protein for improved drug delivery.  Biomaterials. Feb; Vol 117: pgs 24-31 (PMID 27923197).

Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2016) Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein Exhibits a Prolonged and Selective Effect on the Control of Hepatic Glucose Production in an Experimental Model of Type 1 Diabetes.  Mol Pharm. 2016 Aug 1; Vol 13(8): pgs 2641-6 (PMID: 27280852).

Yeh TH, Chen YR, Chen SY, Shen WC, Ann DK*, Zaro JL*, Shen LJ*. (2016) Selective intracellular delivery of recombinant arginine deiminase (ADI) using pH-sensitive cell penetrating peptides to overcome ADI resistance in hypoxic breast cancer cells. Mol Pharm, 13(1):262-271. (PMID: 26642391) (*co-corresponding authors).

Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2016) Tissue barriers and novel approaches to achieve hepatoselectivity of subcutaneously-injected insulin therapeutics. Tissue Barriers, 4(2):e1156804 (PMID 27358753).

Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2015) Cationic and amphipathic cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs): Their structures and in vivo studies in drug delivery. Front Chem Sci Eng, 9(4): 407-427.

Zaro JL. (2015) Lipid-based carriers for prodrugs to enhance drug delivery. AAPS J, 17(1): 83-92 (PMID 25269430).

Zaro JL. (2015) Case Study: Gemtuzumab ozogamicin. In: Antibody Drug Conjugates: The 21st Century Magic Bullets for Cancer (eds. Wang J, Shen WC and Zaro JL). AAPS/Springer, New York, NY.

Zaro JL, Wang J, Shen WC. (2015) Summary and Future Directions of ADCs. In: Antibody Drug Conjugates: The 21st Century Magic Bullets for Cancer (eds. Wang J, Shen WC and Zaro JL). AAPS/Springer, New York, NY.

Sun C, Shen WC, Tu J, Zaro JL. (2014) Interaction between cell-penetrating peptides and acid-sensitive anionic oligopeptides as a model for the design of targeted drug carriers. Mol Pharm, 11(5):1583-1590.

Fei L, Yap LP, Conti PS, Shen WC, Zaro JL.  (2014) Tumor targeting of a cell penetrating peptide by fusing with a pH-sensitive histidine-glutamate co-oligopeptide.  Biomaterials, 35(13): 4082-4087 (PMID 24508076).

Wang Y, Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC.  (2014) Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein as a Novel Long-acting Insulin Analogue for the Inhibition of Hepatic Glucose Production. Diabetes 63(5): 1779-1788 (PMID 14353179).

Hackett MJ, Zaro JL, Shen WC, Guley PC, Cho MJ. (2013) Fatty acids as therapeutic auxiliaries for oral and parenteral formulations. Adv Drug Deliv Rev 65(10): 1331-1339 (PMID 22921839).

Chen XY, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2013) Fusion Protein Linkers: Effects on Production, Bioactivity, and Pharmacokinetics. In: Fusion Protein Technologies for Biopharmaceuticals: Applications and Challenges (ed. S. Schmidt). John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.

Chen X, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2012) Pharmacokinetics of recombinant bifunctional fusion proteins. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. May;8(5):581-95 (PMID 22428984).

Zhang D, Lee HF, Pettit SC, Zaro JL, Huang N, Shen WC. (2012) Characterization of transferrin receptor- mediated endocytosis and cellular iron delivery of recombinant human serum transferrin from rice (Oryza sativa L.). BMC Biotechnol, 12:92 (PMID 23194296).

Kenien R, Shen WC, Zaro JL. (2012) Vesicle-to-cytosol transport of disulfide-linked cargo mediated by an amphipathic cell-penetrating peptide. J Drug Target, 20(9):793-800 (PMID 22994388).

Zaro JL, Fei L, Shen WC. (2012) Recombinant peptide constructs for targeted cell penetrating peptide- mediated delivery. J Control Release, 158(3):357-61 (PMID 22326404).

Kenien R, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2012) MAP-mediated nuclear delivery of a cargo protein. J Drug Target, 20(4):329-37 (PMID 22225540).

Mo RH, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2012) Comparison of cationic and amphipathic cell penetrating peptides for siRNA delivery and efficacy. Mol Pharm, 9(2):299-309 (PMID 22171752).

Wang Y, Chen YS, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2011) Receptor-mediated activation of a proinsulin- transferrin fusion protein in hepatoma cells. J Control Release, 155(3): 386-392 (PMID 21756950).

Mo RH, Zaro JL, Ou JH, Shen WC. (2011) Effects of Lipofectamine 2000/siRNA complexes on autophagy in hepatoma cells. Mol Biotechnol, 51(1):1-8 (PMID 21660602).

Chen X, Lee HF, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2011) Effects of receptor binding on plasma half-life of bifunctional transferrin fusion proteins. Mol Pharm, 8(2): 457-465 (PMID 21291358).

Fei L, Ren L, Zaro JL, Shen, W.C. (2010) The influence of net charge and charge distribution on cellular uptake and cytosolic localization of arginine-rich peptides. J Drug Target, 19(8): 675-680 (PMID 21142649).

Chen X, Bai Y, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2010) Design of an in vivo cleavable disulfide linker in recombinant fusion proteins.   BioTechniques, 49(1): 513-518 (PMID 20615204).

Amet N, Chen X, Lee HF, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2010) Transferrin Receptor-mediated Transcytosis in Intestinal Epithelial Cells for Gastrointestinal Absorption of Protein Drugs. In: Targeted Delivery of Small and Macromolecular Drugs (eds. A.S. Narang and R.I. Mahato) Taylor and Francis, London.

Zaro JL, Wang J, Shen WC. (2009) Modifying the Physiochemical Nature of Biodrugs by Lipidization. In: Biodrug Delivery Systems: Fundamentals, Applications and Clinical Development (eds. M. Morishita and K. Park) Informa Healthcare, NY.

Zaro JL, Vekech JE, Tran T, Shen WC. (2009) Nuclear Localization of Cell-Penetrating Peptides is Dependent on Endocytosis Rather than Cytosolic Delivery in CHO Cells. Mol Pharm, 6: 337-344 (PMID 19718791).

Rancour J, Terry M, Holmes CF, Cipriani D. Superficial Precooling on a 4-week Static Stretching Regimen: A Randomized Trial. Sports Health. 2010; 2(5): 433-436.

Rancour J, Holmes CF, Cipriani D. The Effects of Intermittent Stretching Following a 4-week Static Stretching Protocol: A Randomized Trial. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2009; 23(8): 2217-2222.

Abstracts

Tate K, Belen JM, Kang J, Qaqi M, Opara L, Kengne S, Ceka A, Vinluan C, Zaro JL. (2017) Pharmacist Comfort Level with Performing Physical Assessments. CSHP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zaro JL, Shen LJ, Ann DA, Shen WC. (2016) Highly pH-sensitive Cell-Penetrating Peptides as Carriers of Macromolecular Drugs Targeted to Solid Tumors. Chinese Pharmaceutical Conference, Nanjing, China.

Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2015) A liver preferential Proinsulin-transferrin fusion protein displays longer and safer hypoglycemic effect when compared with Insulin Glargine. AAPS Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida.

Shen Y, Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2015) AAPS Characterization of Rice-Derived Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein as an Insulin Analog. AAPS Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida.

Wang HY, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2015) Comparison the Pharmacokinetic Profiles between Monomeric and Oligomeric Transferrin. Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Zhou L, Okamoto CT, Shen WC, Zaro JL. (2015) Developing recombinant single-chain Fc dimer fusion proteins for protein drug delivery. Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Shao J, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2015) A liver activated Proinsulin-transferrin fusion protein displays longer and safer hypoglycemic effect when compared with Insulin Glargine. Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Wagner Z, Fei L, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2014) Formulation of Self-Assembling Polyamino Acid Nanoparticles for Site-Specific Targeting of the Tumor Microenvironment. Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finland.

Wang Y, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2012) Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein as a Long-Acting and Liver-Specific Hypoglycemic Agent. National Biotechnology Conference, Arlington, Virginia.

Zaro JL, Wang Y, Shen WC. (2013) Selective Activity of Proinsulin-Tranferrin Fusion Protein on Suppression of Hepatic Glucose Production in Diabetic Mice. Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Zaro JL, Wang Y, Shen WC. (2012) Anti-diabetic efficacy of a proinsulin-transferrin fusion protein in mice. Diabetes Technology, Bethesda, M

Fei L, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2012) Recombinant Cell Penetrating Peptide Construct for Targeting Mildly Acidic pH. Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

Zaro JL, Wang Y, Shen WC. (2012) Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein as a Potential Hepatospecific Anti-Diabetic Prodrug. American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kenien R, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2011) Nuclear Delivery of Cargo through a MAP-Mediated Pathway. AAPS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Mo R, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2011) Effects of siRNA delivery on autophagy in hepatoma cells. NANO-DDS, New York, New York.

Wang Y, Shen WC, Zaro JL (2011) Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein as a Potential Prodrug for Sustained Release of an Active Form of Insulin. American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Fei L, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2009) Acid-labile modification of a cell penetrating peptide for use in targeted drug delivery. AAPS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.

Ren L, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2009) Mechanism investigation of the arginine rich CPPs. AAPS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.

Kenien R, Zaro JL, Shen WC. (2009) Cytosolic delivery of cytochrome c to induce apoptosis. AAPS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.

Zaro JL, Vekich, J, Tran T, Shen WC (2008) Nuclear localization of cell-penetrating peptides is dependent on endocytosis rather than cytosolic delivery. Cellular Delivery of Therapeutic Macromolecules. Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Research/Scholarship

Department of Chemistry, Pomona College, Pomona, California, “Cell-Penetrating Peptides for Targeted Drug Delivery”, November 20, 2017.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, California “Cell Penetrating Peptides for Targeted Tumor Delivery”, February 24, 2015.

China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, “CPP-Based Nanoconstructs for Targeted Delivery to Solid Tumors”, June 6, 2014.

AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, San Diego, California. “State-of-the-Art and Emerging Developments in ADCs”, 2014.

AAPS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. Short Course on “Pharmaceutical Development of Antibody Drug Conjugates”, 2014.

Pharmaceutics & Novel Drug Delivery Systems, Chicago, Illinois. “Recombinant fusion constricts of cell-penetrating peptides for targeted drug delivery to mildly acidic environment in solid tumors”, 2013.

Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California “Recombinant Proinsulin-Transferrin Fusion Protein: Potential for Clinical Applications as an Anti-Diabetic Prodrug”, January 5, 2012.

Ron Macias, EdD

Publications

Macias, R. J. (2011). Technology-based training of administrators in residential care facilities for the elderly (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. (3553510)

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