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Recent PCOM Research Publications 
Kudos April 2022

April 30, 2022

The April 2022 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.

Alfonso Arevalo, DO `17, resident, orthopedic surgery and Robert Brooks, DO, resident, orthopedics, co-authored “Delayed Diagnosis And Treatment Of A Distal Patellar Tendon Avulsion In An Adolescent,” which was published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

Samuel Bosco, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Jordan Licata, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “A Unique Case of Metastatic Prostate Carcinoma to the Subglottis,” which was published in the Ear, Nose & Throat Journal.

Valerie E. Cadet, PhD, associate professor, microbiology and immunology and director, Health Equity Curricular Initiatives; Stacie Fairley, PhD, assistant professor, microbiology and immunology and Douglas J. Koch, EdD, presented “Infusing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Into A New Medical Curriculum,” at the conference Peralta Online Equity Conference.

Valerie Cadet, PhD; Robert DiTomasso, PhD, dean, School of Professional and Applied Psychology and Michael Roberts, PsyD, director, Institutional Outcomes Assessment, co-authored “Does the Hygiene Hypothesis Explain COVID-19 Cases and Death? A Global Analysis,” which was published in the International Journal of Infectious Disease.

Marina D’Angelo, PhD; Douglas J. Koch, EdD; and Leslie P. McIntosh, PhD presented “Teaching Preclinical Undergraduate Histology within the Community of Inquiry Framework,” at the conference AACOM Educating Leaders 22.

Andrea Dumenigo (DO `23) was first author of the article “CYP4F22-Related Autosomal Recessive Congenital Ichthyosis: Clinical Presentation,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Carolina Giraldo (DO `23) co-authored “Towards Predicting 30-Day Readmission among Oncology Patients: Identifying Timely and Actionable Risk Factors,” which was published in the journal medRxiv.

Nailah Harvey (DO `22) co-authored “Pathogenic Dst Sequence Variants Result In Either Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (Ebs) Or Hereditary Sensory And Autonomic Neuropathy Type 6 (Hsan-Vi),” which was published in the journal Experimental Dermatology.

Bryan Klapes (DO `24) co-authored “Modeling Resurgence With An Evolutionary Theory Of Behavior Dynamics,” which was published in the journal Behavioural Processes.

Michelle Lent, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, co-authored “David S. Festinger (1962-2021)” which was published in the journal American Psychologist.

Hua Ling, PharmD, associate professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Opposite Trends Of Glycosides And Alkaloids In Dendrobium Nobile Of Different Age Based On Uplc-Q/Tof-Ms Combined With Multivariate Statistical Analyses,” which was published in journal Phytochemical Analysis.

Jocelyn J. Lippman-Bell, PhD, assistant professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, Cassidy G.Nieder (DO `24) and Mollie Getzfread (DO `22) co-authored “Altered Hippocampal Dendritic Spine Maturation After Hypoxia-Induced Seizures In Neonatal Rats,” which was published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience.

John Malin (DO `23) co-authored “Early And Late Outcomes Of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement With Sutureless And Rapid-Deployment Valves Versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Meta-Analysis With Reconstructed Time-To-Event Data Of Matched Studies,” which was published in the journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. Mr. Malin also co-authored “Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation In The Ongoing Structural Heart Revolution,” which was published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

Edo-Abasi U. McGee, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Baseline Assessment of Systemic Racism Education in Pharmacy Curricula,” which was published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.

Leslie P. McIntosh, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy and histology; Douglas J. Koch, EdD, associate director of Teaching and Learning; Kerin Claeson, PhD, professor, anatomy and director, Policy Formation and Metrics Development and Marina D’Angelo, PhD, professor, anatomy, presented “Using A Community of Inquiry in the Design of Histology Curriculum for First-Year Medical Students,” at the conference Experimental Biology 22.

Madison E. Morgan (DO `25) co-authored “Frailty Is Associated With Worse Outcomes In Geriatric Pelvic Fractures,” which was published in the journal The American Surgeon.

Shuchi Sehgal (DO `24) co-authored “Multi-Agent Chemotherapy and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Patients with Unresectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Prospective Nonrandomized Controlled Trial,” which was published in the journal Practical Radiation Oncology.

Monali Shah (DO `23) was first author of “Surgical Resection For Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Current Trends Affecting Survival,” which was published in the Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Ravi Soni (DO `23) and William Brewster (DO `23) co-authored “A Unique Presentation of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum Following COVID-19 Infection,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Eric Sugarman (DO `23) co-authored “Anti-Tumor Activity of a Mitochondrial Targeted HSP90 Inhibitor in Gliomas,” which was published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research.

Wayne Wilkie, DO, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Social Determinants of Health in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Are They Associated With Costs, Lengths of Stay, and Patient Reported Outcomes?” which was published in the Journal of Arthroplasty.

Mazen Zaher, DO, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Resection of Brainstem Cavernous Malformations: Pearls and Pitfalls for Minimizing Complications,” which was published in the journal World Neurosurgery.

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, professor, biochemistry and molecular biology, co-authored “2-Aminothiophene Derivatives As A New Class Of Positive Allosteric Modulators Of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor,” which was published in the journal Chemical Biology & Drug Design.