Kudos March 2018: PCOM Faculty and Student Accolades
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March 2018

April 5, 2018

Jeffrey Jai Cherian, DO '12, orthopedic resident, co-authored “Global Budget Revenue on a Single Institution's Costs and Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty,” in the Journal of Arthroplasty.

Kerin Claeson, PhD, associate professor, anatomy, co-authored “A Guide to Competencies, Educational Goals, and Learning Objectives for Teaching Human Embryology in an Undergraduate Medical Education Setting,” in the journal Medical Science Educator. Dr. Claeson serves on the American Association of Anatomists’ Task Force in Anatomical Sciences, and as a member, helped summarize the essential information that every medical student should encounter while in medical school. 

Jason E. Cohn, DO, otolaryngology resident, was first author on “Complete Resolution of Guttate Psoriasis After Tonsillectomy,” published in the Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

David Festinger, PhD, professor psychology, and John Della Porta, PsyD ’17, published “Examining the Use of Visual Performance Feedback in Drug Treatment Court,” in the journal Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Jacquelyn Gerhart, MS, coordinator, research support staff and bio-imaging; Colleen Withers (DO ’20); Arturo Bravo-Nuevo, PhD, associate professor, neuroscience; and Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD, chief research and science officer, co-authored “Myo/Nog Cells are Present in the Ciliary Processes, on the Zonule of Zinn and Posterior Capsule of the Lens Following Cataract Surgery,” in the journal Experimental Eye Research.

PJ Grier, MPA, MLIS, associate director, library and educational information systems, was named to the Medical Library Association Nominating Committee for 2018-2019.

Samantha Haraszti, (DO '19), co-authored “MS Sunshine Study: Sun Exposure but Not Vitamin D Is Associated with Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Blacks and Hispanics,” in the journal Nutrients.

Samuel M. John, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, published “Evaluating the Implementation of the EndoTool Glycemic Control Software System,” in the journal Diabetes Spectrum.

Srujana Rayalam, DVM, PhD, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, authored "Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones" in the book, Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Julia Sabatino (DO ’21) was first author on “Marijuana and Tobacco Use Rates among Adolescents and Young Adults through Chart Review of Preventive Care Visits in an Urban Adolescent Health Center,” published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

William Sanders (DO ’18) published “A Rare Case of Avascular Necrosis in Sickle Cell Trait: A Case Report,” in the journal BMC Hematology.

Ahmed Siddiqi, DO, orthopedic resident, was first author on “Articulating Spacers as a Modified One-Stage Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Preliminary Analysis,” published in the journal Surgical Technology International.

Richard E. White, PhD, professor of neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, published “Listeriolysin O Causes ENaC Dysfunction in Human Airway Epithelial Cells,” in the journal Toxins.

Some information on scholarly publications was provided by the PCOM Library.

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