Yoho, Vardaxis develop a collaborative effort in research

January 22, 2013 —

Podiatric professional journalsTim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and Vassilios Vardaxis, Ph.D., professor of physical therapy, worked with former CPMS graduates, current students and staff to publish studies in recent issues of three podiatric professional peer-reviewed journals:

  • “Undergraduate GPAs, MCAT scores and academic performance the first two years in podiatric medical school at Des Moines University,” authored by Drs. Kosta Antonopoulos (D.P.M. ’10), Tim Yoho and Vassilios Vardaxis was published in the November/December 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.
  • “The association of metatarsus adductus to the proximal fifth metatarsal Jones fracture,” authored by Dr. Brian Dix ( D.P.M. ’11), Scott Carrington (D.P.M. ’13) and Drs. Yoho and Vardaxis appeared in the November/December 2012 issue of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
  • “A biomechanical analysis of the effects of low-Dye taping on arch deformation,” authored by Drs. Robert Renschler (D.P.M. ’12), Jeff Dikis (D.P.M. ’12), Yoho, Vardaxis and Julian Rivera was published in the November/December issue of The Foot.

In addition to his faculty appointment in the physical therapy program, Dr. Vardaxis also serves as the CPMS Director of Research. He and Yoho teamed up for five podiatric peer-review publications in 2012.