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Kudos - December 2021


December 31, 2021

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

Michael Bamimore (DO `21) co-authored “Evaluating the Usefulness of YouTube as a Source of Patient Information for Neurosurgical Care in Africa: A Study Protocol,” which was published in the International Journal of Surgery Protocols.

Anthony Borcich (DO `24) was first author of “SOS: A Medication Crisis,” which was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Karen Cohen (DO `22) was first author of “Palliative And Conservative Care Consultation In Hemodialysis: A Survey,” which was published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Shelley Dicecco, PT, PhD, assistant professor, physical therapy, recently presented at the Canadian Lymphedema Framework's 2021 National Lymphedema Conference and the International Lymphoedema Framework Conference in Denmark. She also co-authored “Contextual Factors Affecting The Education Needs Of Lymphoedema Health Professionals Regarding Genital Oedema,” which was published in the Journal of Wound Care.

Chinyere Ebo, DO/MBA `18, resident, internal medicine, was first author on the article “Is There a Correlation Between Streptococcus Gallolyticus Bacteremia and Infectious Colitis?” which was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

David Fuller, DO, professor and director, osteopathic manipulative medicine, authored “An Osteopathic Approach To Notalgia Paresthetica: Case Report, Review Of The Literature, And Proposal Of An Autonomic-Neurological-Lymphatic Model Of Notalgia Paresthetica,” which was published in the journal Scholar: Pilot and Validation Studies.

Philip Reno, PhD, associate professor, anatomy, and Kelsey Kjosness, PhD,  post-doctoral fellow, co-authored “Ossification Pattern of the Usual Pisiform in Two-Toned (Choloepus) and Three-Toed Sloths (Bradypus),” which was published in the journal Anatomical Record (Hoboken).

David Lafferty, DO, resident, otolaryngology, was first author of “Reply to Tongue Edema Secondary to Suspension Laryngoscopy,” which was published in the Journal of Voice.

Hua Ling, PharmD, association professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Application of Single-RNA Sequencing Technology in Liver Diseases: A Narrative Review,” which was published in the journal Annals of Translational Medicine and “Identification of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Senecio Plants by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry,” which was published the Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry.

Stephanie Liu (DO `22) was first author on “Metastatic Esophageal Cancer Presenting As Bladder Mass, A Case Report,” which was published in the journal Urology Case Reports.

Ian Madison (DO `22) co-authored “Intraperitoneal Abscess From Perforated Diverticulitis With Fistualization To Extraperitoneal Abscess Into The Scrotum: A Case Report,” which was published in the African Journal of Urology.

George McCloskey, PhD, co-director of research, school psychology, and Leslie Pryor McIntosh, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, co-authored “Neuropsychological Assessment of Preschool-Aged Children,” which was published in the journal Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children.

Shelby McNeilly (DO `22) was first author of “Numerous Colonic Ganglioneuromas: A Rare Finding During Routine Colonoscopy,” which was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Madison Morgan (DO `25) was first author of “An Overview of Amish Mortalities at a Level I Trauma Center,” which was published in the journal American Surgeon. Ms. Morgan also co-authored “Mechanisms of Injury Among the Amish Population in Central Pennsylvania,” and “Trampoline Injuries in a Statewide Trauma System,” with Megan Sullivan (DO `24) as well as “Unplanned Readmissions to the Intensive Care Unit Among Geriatric Trauma Patients,” with Shana Santarelli (DO `22), all published in the journal American Surgeon.

Abed Elrahman Naser (DO `23) co-authored “Enteropathogenic Infections Modulate Intestinal Serotonin Transporter (SERT) Function By Activating Toll-Like Receptor 2 (TLR-2) in Crohn's Disease,” which was published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Shana Santarelli (DO `22) was first author of “Prostate Cancer Support Groups: The Unadvertised Camaraderie,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Brian M. Smith (DO `21) co-authored “Melatonin Does Not Improve Sleep Quality in a Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty,” which was published in The Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Amy Young, DO `19, resident, general surgery, was first author on the article “Outcomes of Robotic Esophagectomy,” which was published in the Journal of Thoracic Disease.

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