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January 2016 

February 1, 2016

View PCOM and PCOM Georgia student and faculty accolades, awards, research publications and more for January 2016.

Murray R. Berkowitz, DO, MA, MS, MPH, associate professor, neuromusculoskeletal medicine and OMM, and director, preventive and community-based medicine, co-published with first author Lauren Smith (DO ’16) “Osteopathic approach to chronic constipation in Prader-Willi Syndrome: A case report,” in the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.

Stephanie Felgoise, PhD, professor, psychology, published “Verbal communication impacts quality of life in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,” in the journal Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration.

Jeffrey Freeman, DO, professor and chair, endocrinology, published “Considerations in the Selection of Antihyperglycemic Therapy for Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Focus on Newer Therapies,” in the Journal of Family Practice.

Katherine Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP dist., was appointed to board of the Council on Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training, a part of the American Osteopathic Association.

Lisa McBride, PhD, chief diversity officer, was named to the editorial board of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine.

Xinyu "Eric" Wang, PhD, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, was selected as a recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, for his project “Anti-myeloma Effect of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester: The Role of Oxidative Stress.”

Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, co-hosted a webinar titled “Understanding Women’s Sexuality at Mid Life and Beyond,” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.