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Kudos February 2022


February 28, 2022

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

Tori Abdalla (MS/BioMed '22) and Alexandra Radulovich (DO `25) co-authored “Curcumin Supplementation and Endometrial Lining: Examining the Role and Pathophysiology of Use During Frozen-Thawed Embryo Transfer,” which was published in the journal Cureus.

Brisha Bhikadiya, DO `20, resident, internal medicine, co-authored “One-year Review of COVID-19 in the ICUs of Philadelphia Area Hospitals,” which was published in the journal Chest.

Anthony Concilla (DO `22) was co-author of “An Analysis Of Sunscreen-Related Hashtags On Instagram,” which was published in the journal Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine.

Shelley DiCecco, PT, PhD, assistant professor, physical therapy, co-authored “Contextual Factors Affecting the Education Needs Of Lymphoedema Health Professionals Regarding Genital Oedema,” which was published in the Journal of Wound Care.

Philip Fabrizio, PT, DPT, EDD, associate professor, physical therapy, was the first author of “Effect of Motivational Behaviors and Race/Ethnicity On Academic Success In Physical Therapy Students: A Preliminary Study, which was published in the journal Anatomy.

Stephanie Felgoise, PhD, associate dean, academic integration, School of Professional and Applied Psychology and Michael Becker, DO `87, associate dean, clinical education, co-authored “Parkinson's Disease Medication Administration During a Care Transition: The Impact of Interprofessional Team Simulation on Student Competency, Comfort, and Knowledge,” which was published in the journal Nursing Education Perspectives.

Alyssa Gabay (DO `23) co-authored “Risk Factors for 30-day and 90-day Readmission After Lumbar Decompression,” which was published in the journal Spine.

Alyssa Hartkom (DO `25) co-authored “Otolaryngology Residency Program Websites In A Socially Distanced Application Cycle,” which was published in the Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

Lauren Jones (DO `23) was co-author of the article “Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) Presenting as Acute Renal Failure,” which was published in the journal Canadian Journal of Urology.

Bryan Klapes (DO `24) co-authored “Scaling N from 1 to 1,000,000: Application of the Generalized Matching Law to Big Data Contexts,” which was published in the journal Perspectives on Behavior Science.

John Malin (DO `23) was co-authored on “Hybrid Robotic Off-Pump Versus Conventional On-Pump And Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery In Women,” which was published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

Alex Massood (DO `23) was co-author of “The Effect of L5-S1 Degenerative Disc Disease on Outcomes of L4-L5 Fusion,” which was published in the journal Clinical Spine Surgery.

Madison Morgan (DO `25) was co-author of “Agricultural Injury Surveillance Using a Regional Trauma Registry,” which was published in the Journal of Surgical Research.

Avery Perez (DO `23) co-authored “Tactical Circuit Training Improves Blood Pressure and Vascular Health More Than Resistance Training,” which was published in the International Journal of Exercise Science.

Odessa Pulido, DO `17, resident, general surgery, and Nisha Reddy, DO `17, resident, general surgery, were the first authors on “A Statewide Analysis of Pediatric Liver Injuries Treated at Adult Versus Pediatric Trauma Centers,” which was published in the Journal of Surgical Research.

Michael Roberts, PsyD, director, institutional research, was co-author of the article “PTSD Symptoms After Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies Predict Risk of Hospital Readmission: A Prospective Cohort Study,” which was published in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine.

Hifza Sakhi (DO `24) was co-author of “Fusion of Imaging and Non-Imaging Data for Disease Trajectory Prediction for COVID-19 Patients,” which was published in the journal medRxiv.

Tiffany Scotto (DO `24) co-authored “Obesity and Metabolic Dysregulation in Children Provide Protective Influenza Vaccine Responses,” which was published in the journal Viruses.

Harleen Sethi, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Jeremy Reich (DO `23) co-authored “Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss in the Setting of Acute Methamphetamine Overdose,” which was published in the Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

Alexandria Smith (DO `23) was co-author of “Chronoradiobiology of Breast Cancer: The Time Is Now to Link Circadian Rhythm and Radiation Biology,” which was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Shashidharamurthy Taval, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “Pharmacological Antagonism of EP2 Receptor Does Not Modify Basal Cardiovascular And Respiratory Function, Blood Cell Counts, and Bone Morphology In Animal Models,” which was published in the journal Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy.

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, professor, biochemistry and molecular biology, co-authored “Generation and Application of Inducible Chimeric RNA ASTN2-PAPPAas Knockin Mouse Model,” which was published in the journal Cells.

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