Kudos - February 2020February 28, 2020
The February 2020 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student
publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.
Courtney Alio (PsyD ’22) co-authored “Relationship Between Psychological Distress and Cognitive Function Differs
as a Function of Obesity Status in Inpatient Heart Failure,” which was published in
the journal Frontiers in Psychology.
Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology, was first author on “Surgical Techniques to Improve the
Soft Tissue Triangle in Rhinoplasty: A Systematic Review,” which was published in
the journal Facial Plastic Surgery.
Daniel Eichorn (DO ’20) was first author on “Incidence of and Risk Factors Associated with Vocal Fold Hemorrhage
Following Type I Thyroplasty with Gore-Tex Implant,” which was published in the Journal of Voice.
Maxwell Kilcoyne (DO ’20) was first author on “Fontan Procedure: Early Outcomes of 87 Consecutive Patients
in a Tertiary Care Center,” which was published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.
John McPhilemy, DO ’78, director, orthopedic surgery residency program, was first author on “Personality
Assessment and Emotional Intelligence in Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Selection and
Training,” which was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Ali Moradi, MD, MPH, assistant dean, clinical integration, director, primary care skills, has been accepted
into the 2020-2021 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Senior
Leadership Development Program.
Harish Parihar, RPh, PhD, assistant dean, assessment and program quality and Shawn Spencer, RPh, PhD, dean and chief academic officer, school of pharmacy, co-authored “Cost-Effectiveness
Model Shows Superiority of Wireless Spinal Cord Stimulation Implantation Without a
Separate Trial”, which published in the journal Neuromodulation.
Michael Roberts, PsyD, director, institutional research, co-authored “Development and Validation of a Tool
to Measure Patient Assessment of Clinical Compassion”, which published in the journal
JAMA Network and “Healthcare Provider Compassion Is Associated With Lower PTSD Symptoms Among
Patients With Life-Threatening Medical Emergencies: A Prospective Cohort Study,” which
published in the journal Intensive Care Medicine.
Vlad Stanescu, MD, professor of anatomy, bio-medical sciences, recently spent two weeks teaching anatomy
as a visiting professor at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. The invitation
was extended as a result of a teaching demonstration at the American Association of
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