Kudos May 31, 2020
The May 2020 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications
and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.
Timothy Bell (DO ’21) co-authored “Long-Term Follow-Up of Cheilectomy for Treatment of Hallux Rigidus”,
which was published in the journal Foot & Ankle International.
Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Osteoradionecrosis of the Maxilla: Conservative
Management and Reconstructive Considerations” and “Premaxillary Deficiency: Techniques
in Augmentation and Reconstruction”, which were published in Seminars in Plastic Surgery.
Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Tyler Pion (DO ’22) co-authored “Not Above, Not Below: Right in the Middle! - Novel Filler Technique
for Temporal Augmentation and Rejuvenation”, which was published in Facial Plastic Surgery.
Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology, Marissa Evarts, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Paul Papajohn, DO, resident, otorhinolaryngology, co-authored “Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Occupying Posterior
Hyoid Space with Endolaryngeal Extension Presenting After Neck Trauma”, which was
published in the ANNALS of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology.
Chi Chi Do-Nguyen (DO ’21) was firth author on “Adult Congenital Pulmonary Valve Insertion Using a New Bioprostetic
Aortic Valve”, which was published in the journal Clinical Case Reports.
Chi Chi Do-Nguyen (DO ’21) and Maxwell Kilcoyne, DO ’20, co-authored “Efficient Approach to Superior Vena Cava Baffle Stenosis Following
the Mustard Procedure: Expanding the Role of a Mechanical Rotating Dilator Sheath
for Lead Extraction” and “The Evolution of Surgical Technique of the Fenestrated Fontan
Procedure”, which was published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.
David Fuller, DO, professor, osteopathic manipulative medicine, authored “More Information on Osteopathic
Manipulative Medicine Consultations for Hospitalized Patients”, which was published
in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Kurt Knepley (DO ’22), Jennifer Mao (DO ’22), Peter Wieczorek (DO ’22) and Frederick Okoye (DO ’22) co-authored on “Impact of Telerehabilitation for Stroke-Related Deficits”, which
was published in Telemedicine Journal and E-Health.
David Lafferty, DO, resident, otolaryngology, was first author on “To Balloon or Not to Balloon, The
Current State of Management of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction”, which was published in
Ear, Nose & Throat Journal.
Michelle Lent, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, co-authored “Provider Advice and Patient
Perceptions on Weight Across Five Health Systems”, which was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Alejandro Lopez, DO, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Systematic Review of Corpus Callosotomy Utilizing
MRI Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy”, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.
Robert McAfee, PhD, assistant professor, bio-medical sciences, co-authored “A Novel Method for Quantifying
Femoral Neck Anteversion: A Case Study in Extinct and Extant Sloths”, which was published
in The Anatomical Record.
Edoabasi McGee, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, Arrington Mason-Callaway (PharmD ’20), and Brent Rollins, PhD, associate professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Are We Meeting the Demand for
Pharmacist-Led Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs During Postgraduate Training-Year
1 (PGY1)?”, which was published in the journal Pharmacy.
John McGrath, DO, director, otolaryngology residency program, Alexa McGrath (DO ’21), and Jacob Burdett, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Investigation of Topical Intranasal Cocaine
for Sinonasal Procedures: A Randomized, Phase III Clinical Trial”, which was published
in the journal International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.
Lauren Melley (DO’21), Eli Bress, DO, resident, otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery, and Erik Polan, DO ’07, assistant professor, internal medicine, co-authored “Hypogeusia as the Initial Presenting
Symptom of COVID-19”, which was published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.
Erin O’Pry, DO ’20, co-authored “Proposal of a New Shared Payment Model for Healthcare Financing in
the United States: a Hypothesis”, which was published in the journal Patient Safety in Surgery.
Mark Pastore, DO, resident, orthopedics, co-authored “Social Media Presence Correlated with Improved
Online Review Scores for Spine Surgeons”, which was published in the journal World Neurosurgery.
John Pueringer (DO ’23) and Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Tennis-Related Adult Maxillofacial Trauma
Injuries”, which was published in the journal The Physician and Sportsmedicine.
Michael Roberts, PsyD, director, institutional research, co-authored “Association Between Perceived Threat
and the Development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Patients with Life-threatening
Medical Emergencies”, which was published in Academic Emergency Medicine.
Craig Schreiber, DO, resident, neurosurgery, was first author on “Endovascular Treatment of Cervical
Myelopathy from Brachiocephalic Venous Stenosis”, which was published in the journal
Radiology Case Reports.
Meredith Weber, PhD, associate professor and director of clinical training, school psychology, co-authored
“Using a Public Health Model as a Foundation for Trauma-Informed Care for Occupational
Therapists in School Settings,” which was published in the Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, and Early Intervention.
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