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Kudos April 2021


April 30, 2021

The April 2021 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.

Laurence Belkoff, professor, urology, Gabrielle Yankelevich (DO ’21) and Gabriela Narowska (DO ’21) co-authored “Socio-Environmental Conditions Associated with Geospatial Clusters of Urothelial Carcinoma: A Multi-Institutional Analysis,” which was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Nicholas DelBuono (DO ’21) and Stephen DePaul (DO ’21) co-authored “A Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation Presenting as New Onset Seizures,” which was published in Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Karina Delgado (DO ’22) was sole author on “The Therapeutic Effect of Topical Capsaicin in Treating Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome,” which was published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Philip Fabrizio, PT, DPT, EDD, associate professor, physical therapy, co-authored “Which Motivational Behaviors Impact Success in a Clinical Anatomy Course for Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Students?,” which was published in the journal Revista Argentina de Anatomía Clínica.

Hilary Gray (DO ’22) co-authored “Phencyclidine (PCP) Exposure Cases Among Young Children Reported to Five U.S. Statewide Poison Control Center Systems, 2009-2018,” which was published in the journal Clinical Toxicology.

John Kunkel, DO, resident, orthopedic surgery, co-authored “Return to Play Rates After Ulnar Nerve Transposition and Decompression Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis,” which was published in the journal JSES International.

Jayden Lee, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Exacerbation of Arial Fibrillation Related to Dulaglutide Use: A Case Report,” which was published in the Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Lee also co-authored “Effect of Ezetimibe Added to High-Intensity Statin Therapy on Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels: A Meta-Analysis,” which was published in the journal Cardiology Research.

Jennifer Mao (DO ’21) was first author on “Utilization of the Scan-and-Plan Workflow in Next-Generation Robot-Assisted Pedicle Screw Insertion: Retrospective Cohort Study and Literature Review,” which was published in the journal World Neurosurgery.

Hyeon Jeong Park (DO ’21) co-authored “Short Communication: Ex-Vivo Effects of Fluoxetine on Production of Biomarkers for Inflammation and Neurodevelopment by the Placenta,” which was published in the journal Placenta.

Shuchi Sehgal (DO ’24) co-authored “Long-Term Outcomes of a Prospective Single Institution Study With Multiagent Chemotherapy and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Locally Advanced or Recurrent Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma,” “Survival Outcomes in the Modern Era for Localized Pancreatic Cancer With Multi-Agent Chemotherapy and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy,” and “Long-Term Outcomes With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Patients With Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma,” which were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Harleen Sethi, DO, resident, otolaryngology and David Lafferty, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Effect of Ezetimibe Added to High-Intensity Statin Therapy on Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels: A Meta-Analysis,” which was published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.

Vignesh Sivaganesh (DO/PhD ’25) was first author on “Emerging Immunotherapies against Novel Molecular Targets in Breast Cancer,” which was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Alexandria Smith (DO ’23) co-authored “The Need for LGBTQ+ Education in Oncology: Provider Survey Results Demonstrate Lack of Consensus Regarding Cancer Screenings for Sexual and Gender Minorities,” which was published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention.

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