Kudos October 31, 2019
The October 2019 edition of Kudos highlights faculty, staff and student publications
and accolades at PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia.
Christopher Adams, PhD, professor, anatomy, co-authored “Crucial Role for Endothelial Cell α2β1 Integrin
Receptor Clustering in Collagen Induced Angiogenesis,” which published in the journal
Taylor Barber (DO ’21) co-authored “Borderline Personality Disorder Traits Associate with Midlife Cardiometabolic
Risk,” which published in the journal Personality Disorders.
Justin Canakis (DO ’21) and Minisha Lohani (DO ’20) co-authored “Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Cardiac Ascites: A Rare but Deadly
Occurrence,” which published in the American Journal of Case Reports.
Carrie Collins, JD, PhD, chief advancement officer, was sole author on “Fundraising: Lead with Gift Officers
in Mind,” which published in the journal Academic Leader.
Matthew DiMeglio (DO/MBA ’20) co-authored “The Impact of an International Elective on Anesthesiology Residents
as Assesses by a Longitudinal Study,” which published in the Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development and “Acceptability of Mobile Health Technology Among Cancer Patients,” which published
in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, school psychology, presented on “Comprehensive School
Threat Assessment Guidelines (CSTAG)” at the 20th Annual Delaware County District
Attorney 2019 Safe Schools Summit.
Jay S. Feldstein, DO ’81, president and CEO, was invited to join the Philadelphia Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only community
for top business decision makers in Greater Philadelphia.
Jennifer Glusman (DO ’21) co-authored “Obesity is Associated with Increased Odds of Hospitalization Following
Emergent Care for Pediatric Migraine,” which published in the journal Neurology.
Frederick J. Goldstein, PhD, professor, clinical pharmacology, was sole author of “Depth of Clinical Pharmacology
in Undergraduate Medical Education,” which published in The Journal of American Osteopathic Association.
Peter Hwang, DO, resident, general surgery, was first author on “Geriatric Patients on Antithrombotic
Agents Who Fall: Does Trauma Team Activation Improve Outcomes?” which published in
the journal American Surgeon.
David J. Lafferty, DO, resident, otolaryngology and Jason Cohn, DO, resident, otolaryngology, co-authored “Incidental Mastoid Opacification on Computed
Tomography in the Pediatric Population,” which published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
Marilyn Le (DO ’21) co-authored “Failure to Rescue in Humanitarian Congenital Cardiac Surgery,” which
published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
Michelle Lent, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, co-authored “The Feasibility of a Behavioral
Group Intervention After Weight-Loss Surgery: A Randomized Pilot Trial,” which published
in the journal PLoS ONE.
Martin Schardt (DO ’20) co-authored “Philadelphia Glaucoma Detection and Treatment Project: Ocular Outcomes
and Adherence to Follow-Up at a Single Health Centre,” which published in the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
Jennifer H. Shaw, PhD, associate professor, physiology, co-authored “Chlamydia Trachomatis Recruits Protein
Kinase C During Infection,” which published in the journal Pathogens and Disease.
Joseph Venditto (DO ’20) co-authored “‘I Don’t Want to Go on Living This Way’: Desire for Hastened Death and
the Ethics of Involuntary Hospitalization,” which published in The American Journal of Bioethics.
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