Kudos February 2017: PCOM Faculty and Student Accolades
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February 2017

March 1, 2017

Otolaryngology residents Jason E. Cohn, DO; Mark Lentner, DO and Mark Weitzel, DO, co-authored “In reference to "Stomal maturation does not increase the rate of tracheocutaneous fistulas,” in the journal Laryngoscope.

Jeffrey M. Branch, EdD, assistant professor, psychology, and program director, organizational development and leadership, was appointed to the board of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

Abigail Hielscher, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy; Christopher Thompson, MS/Biomed ’16; Sahar Rahim (DO ’19) and Jeremiah Arnold (DO ’19) co-authored “Loss of caveolin-1 alters extracellular matrix protein expression and ductal architecture in murine mammary glands,” in the journal PLoS One.

Carol Miller, PhD, PT, professor, physical therapy, co-authored “The effect of a community-based exercise program on balance, balance confidence, and gait in individuals with lower limb amputation: A pilot study,” in the journal Prosthetics & Orthotics International. She also presented a poster entitledParameters of Prosthetic Gait in Community Dwelling individuals with Bilateral Lower Limb Amputation,” at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. In addition, she recently served as a scientific peer reviewer for Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs and Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program.

Harish Parihar, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences; Shari Allen, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice; and Samuel John, PharmD, pharmacy practice; co-authored “Trends in hospital admissions due to antidepressant-related adverse drug events from 2001 to 2011 in the U.S.” in the journal BMC Health Services Research.

Lindsey Perea, DO '13, general surgery resident, co-authored “Bilateral congenital lobar emphysema: staged management” in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, associate professor, biochemistry, co-authored “Different RET gene mutation-induced multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A in 3 Chinese families,” in the journal Medicine. He also co-authored “A Somatic HIF2α Mutation-Induced Multiple and Recurrent Pheochromocytoma/
Paraganglioma with Polycythemia: Clinical Study with Literature Review,” in the journal Endocrine Pathology.

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