Recent PCOM Research Publications May 31, 2022
Kudos May 2022
The May 2022 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff, resident and student publications
and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.
Alfonso Arevalo, DO `17, resident, orthopedic surgery, co-authored “A Scoping Review of Injuries in Amateur
and Professional Men's Ice Hockey,” which was published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.
Molly Casey, DO `22, co-authored “Safety Gaps In Medical Team Communication: Closing The Loop On Quality
Improvement Efforts In The Cardiac Catheterization Lab,” which was published in the
journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.
Anthony Concilla, DO `22, was first author of “The Dermatologist on Social Media: When the Pros Outweigh the
Cons. Comment on "Risks and Benefits of Using Social Media in Dermatology: Cross-sectional
Questionnaire Study" which was published in the journal JMIR Dermatology. He also co-authored “An Analysis of Skin of Color Content on TikTok,” which was
also published in the journal JMIR Dermatology.
Tu Dang, research assistant and Xinyu (Eric) Wang, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “Targeted Delivery of
DNA Topoisomerase Inhibitor SN38 to Intracranial Tumors of Glioblastoma Using Sub-5
Ultrafine Iron Oxide Nanoparticles,” which was published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials.
Philip Fabrizio, PT, DPT, EdD, associate professor, physical therapy, co-authored “Effect Of Motivational Behaviors
And Race/Ethnicity On Academic Success In Physical Therapy Students: A Preliminary
Study,” which was published in the journal Anatomy (DergiPark).
Marya Ghazzi, DO `22, co-authored “Spinal Cord Injury Following Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression,”
which was published in the journal Interventional Pain Management Reports.
Sarah Glisan (DO `23) was first author of “Wernicke Encephalopathy Following Gastric Bypass: A Case Report,”
which was published in the journal Case Reports in Neurology.
Grzegorz Gorski, MD, PhD, senior research technician, biochemistry and molecular biology; Jacquelyn Gerhart, MS, director, bioimaging facility; Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD, chief research and science officer; co-authored “Sustained Release of Antibody-Conjugated
DNA Nanocarriers from a Novel Injectable Hydrogel for Targeted Cell Depletion to Treat
Cataract Posterior Capsule Opacification,” which was published in the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Ryan Kovacik, DO `22, co-authored “Global Longitudinal Strain To Identify Low-Risk Patients With Suspected
ACS,” which was published in the European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging.
Hua Ling, PharmD, associate professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Assessing the Elevation of
Cardiac Biomarkers and the Severity of COVID-19 Infection: A Meta-analysis,” which
was published in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
John Malin (DO `23) co-authored “Complete Transcatheter Versus Complete Surgical Treatment In Patients
With Aortic Valve Stenosis And Concomitant Coronary Artery Disease: Study-Level Meta-Analysis
With Reconstructed Time-To-Event Data,” which was published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.
Shana Santarelli, DO `22, co-authored “Lidocaine Incorporated Alprostadil-phentolamine Urethral Gel for Erectile
Dysfunction: Patient Tolerability and Satisfaction,” which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Scott Serpico (DO`23) was first author of “Suicide Amongst Transplant Recipients: Trends And Unique Risk
Factors,” which was published in the journal Clinical Transplantation.
Harleen Sethi, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Matthew Brennan, DO, resident, otolaryngology were first authors of “Examination Of Care Processes And
Treatment Optimization For Head And Neck Cancer Patients In A Community Setting “Hub
And Hub” Model,” which was published in the World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Hamid Shirazi, DO `22, co-authored “Continuous Testosterone Therapy with Recombinant FSH & HCG Improves
Semen Parameters: A Pilot Study,” which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Aldwin Soumare, DO `22, co-authored “A Virtual Summer Research and Mentorship Program for Underrepresented
in Medicine (URiM) Medical Students in Psychiatry,” which was published in the journal
Anthony Viola III, DO, resident, orthopedic, co-authored “Use Of Antibiotic-Cement Coated Locking Plates
In The Setting Of Periprosthetic Infection And Infected Nonunion,” which was published
in the journal Injury.
Chelsea Williams (DO `25) co-authored “Prevalence And Surgical Management Of Cholesteatoma In Down Syndrome
Children,” which was published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, professor, biochemistry and molecular biology, co-authored “Tyrosine Phosphatase
PTPRO Deficiency in ERBB2-Positive Breast Cancer Contributes to Poor Prognosis and
Lapatinib Resistance,” which was published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology.
Michael Zickler (DO `24) co-authored “In For A Penny, In For A Pound: Obesity Weighs Heavily On Both Cost
And Outcome In Trauma,” which was published in the American Journal of Surgery.