Kudos June 2017: PCOM Faculty and Student Accolades
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June 2017

July 5, 2017

Bettina Bernstein, DO, clinical assistant professor, psychiatry, co-authored “Comparing and Contrasting the Use of Problem-Based Learning in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Programs,” in Academic Psychiatry.

Jason E. Cohn, DO, otolaryngology resident, co-authored “Video Education on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) for Physicians: an Interventional Study,” in the Journal of Cancer Education. He also co-authored “Keratoacanthoma of the Nasal Septum Secondary to Ranibizumab Use,” in Case Reports Pathology.

Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD, chief research and science officer, and Marina D’Angelo, PhD, professor, anatomy, along with students Andrea Buckley (DO ’20) and Sarah Chmielewski (DO ’18) co-authored “Measuring clinically relevant endpoints in a serum-free, three-dimensional, primary cell culture system of human osteoarthritic articular chondrocytes,” in the journal Experimental Cell Research.

Srujana Rayalam, PhD, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “The role of micronutrients in the response to ambient air pollutants: Potential mechanisms and suggestions for research design,” in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B.

Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, professor and chair, psychology, co-authored “Influences on patient satisfaction in healthcare centers: a semi-quantitative study over 5 years,” in BMC Health Services Research.

Anna Zacharcenko, PsyD, clinical assistant  professor, psychology, and Charmaine Chan, DO ’05, assistant professor, family medicine, co-presented  a workshop titled, " The Impact of Psychological Trauma on Physical Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach," at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association's Convention in June. The conference focused on overcoming interpersonal violence.

Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, associate professor, biochemistry, with students Sarah Wilson (DO ’19), Lucia Cavero (DO ’20), and Nicholas Talamonti (DO ’20), co-authored “Resveratrol enhances polyubiquitination-mediated ARV7 degradation in prostate cancer cells,” in the journal Oncotarget. Dr. Zhang also co-authored “MicroRNA-150 negatively regulates the function of CD4(+) T cells through AKT3/Bim signaling pathway,” in Cell Immunology.

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