Recent PCOM Research 
Kudos May 2021


May 31, 2021

The May 2021 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.

Clint Badger, DO ‘17, resident, neurosurgery, and Mazen Zaher, DO, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Comparison of Lumbar and Ventricular Cerebrospinal Fluid for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Meningitis,” which was published in the journal Neurohospitalist.

Stacey Blannett (DO ‘22) was first author on “Orange Palpebral Spots,” which was published in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.

Matthew Brennan, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Evaluation of Stapes Mobilization in the 21st Century for Conductive Hearing Loss in the Otosclerotic Ear,” which was published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology.

Joseph Freyre, DO ‘21, co-authored “Hidden Trouble: Pulmonary Vein Thrombosis Disguised As Shortness of Breath,” which was published in the journal Critical Care Medicine.

Kiyana Harris (DO ‘23) co-authored “The mind-body connection: Exploring the defining characteristics of two aging phenotypes,” which was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Yue-Qiao (George) Huang, BSc, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, was first author on “Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: A Review of Mechanistic Studies,” which was published in the International Journal of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology.

Lauren Jones (DO ‘23) was first author on “Medication Non-Adherence Among Liver Transplant Recipients,” which was published in the journal Current Hepatology Reports.

Nicole Kostosky, DO ’21, co-authored “Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis With Orbital Osteomyelitis and Periorbital Abscess,” which was published in the journal Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Stephanie Lam, DO ’21, was first author on “Postoperative Opioid Consumption After Spine Surgery: 24 Hours or Midnight to Midnight?,” which was published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

Jocelyn Lippman-Bell, PhD, assistant professor, neurobiology and pharmacology, Cassidy Nieder (DO ’24) and Mollie Getzfread (DO ’22) co-authored “Altered Hippocampal Dendritic Spine Maturation After Hypoxia-Induced Seizures in Neonatal Rats,” which was published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience.

Alejandro Lopez, DO, resident, neurosurgery, and Clint Badger, DO ’17, resident, neurosurgery, co-authored “Hemispherotomy for Pediatric Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Critical Analysis,” which was published in the journal Child's Nervous System.

Bao Tran Luu, MS/PA ’21, co-authored “Outcomes of Adverse Drug Events Reported with Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults, 2004–2017,” which was published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.

Kumar Mukherjee, PhD, associate professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Impact of Novel Systemic Therapies on the First-Year Costs of Care for Melanoma Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” which was published in the journal Cancer.

Samuel Prahlow (DO ‘24) was first author on “'Comet-tailing' Associated With Gunshot Entrance Wounds,” which was published in the Journal of Forensic Science.

Michael Roberts, PsyD, director, institutional research, and Danielle Lapoint, DO ’21, co-authored “Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema in Trauma: A Case Report and Systematic Review,” which was published in the journal Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Roberts also co-authored “Validation of a 5-Item Tool to Measure Patient Assessment of Clinician Compassion in Hospitals,” which was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Bradley Rosenfield, PsyD, associate professor, clinical psychology and Julia Boyle (PsyD ’22) co-authored “Insomnia Severity and Degree of Dysfunction: What Is to Be Learned When These Domains are Discordant?,” which was published in the journal Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Brooke Saffren, DO ’21, co-authored “CNGB1-related rod-cone dystrophy: a mutation review and update,” which was published in the journal Human Mutation. Dr. Saffren also co-authored “Falsely High Rebound Tonometry,” which was published in the Journal of AAPOS, and “Optic Nerve Aplasia,” which was published in the Journal of Neuroopthalmology.

Monali Shah (DO ‘23) was first author on “Rare Bile Leak from Left Triangular Ligament,” which was published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

Megan Ulsh, DO ’21, co-authored “Common Bile Duct Dilation on Point-of-Care-Ultrasound in Patient with Newly Diagnosed Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Avoiding Diagnostic Bias,” which was published in the Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine.

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