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2013 Publications and Presentations

Books and Book Chapters

Tran QK. In: Research Roundtable – “STATE OF THE NATION”: Interviews with researchers around the country on the question “How can the US ensure its medical research and healthcare does not fall behind on the global stage?” International Innovation, US Focus Issue, Jul. 2013, 21 – 23.

Tran QK. The GPER effect. Exclusive interview on NIH-funded project “Regulation of GPER-mediated signaling in the vasculature by calmodulin”. International Innovation, US Focus Issue, Jul. 2013, 88.

Tran QK. Renewed hope for HRT users. International Innovation, US Focus Issue, Jul. 2013, 89-90.

Heineman K. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in the Management of Biliary Dyskinesia. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014;114(2):129-133. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2014.027.

Vardaxis V, Covill L. Pain Effects and Activity Profiles of Hip Osteoarthritis: Patients in Papanikos GT ed. Physical Education and Learning. Athens Institute for Education and Learning, 2013 pp. 1-12

Manuscripts Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Tran QK§, Watanabe H. Novel oral prostacyclin analog with thromboxane synthase inhibitory activity for management of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Circ J. 2013; 77 (8), 1994-5. §Corresponding author.

Persechini A, Tran QK, Black DJ, Gogol EP. Calmodulin facilitates electron transfer in endothelial nitric oxide synthase by positioning the reductase domains near the oxygenase domains. FEBS Letters 2013; 587:297-301.

Tran QK§, Newton A, Smith K, Stumbo T, Mortensen L., Plundo D. An Interdisciplinary Learning Opportunity Affecting Attitudes in Interprofessional Care. §Corresponding author. Med. Sci. Ed. 2013; 23(3S) 482 – 493.

Tran, Q, Newton, A, Smith, K, Stumbo, T, Mortensen, L & Plundo, D.  (2013).  An Interprofessional Learning Opportunity Affecting Student Attitudes towards Health Care. Medical Science Educator, 23(3S), 482-493.

Reimer, R. A., Houlihan, A. E., Gerrard, M., *Deer, M., & *Lund, A. (2013). Predictors of HPV vaccination: Differences in predictors for White and Latina women. Journal of Sex Research, 50 (8) 748-756.

Dunn, R.H., M.W. Tocheri, C.M. Orr, and W.L. Jungers. Ecological divergence and talar morphology in gorillas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Published online December 2013. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22451

McClinton SM*, Flynn TW, Heiderscheit BC, McPoil TG, Pinto D, Duffy PA, Bennett JD. Comparison of usual podiatric care and early physical therapy intervention for plantar heel pain: study protocol for a parallel-group randomized clinical trial. Trials. 2013;14:414. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-14-414.

Rettedal, D., Graves, N., Marshall, J., Frush K., & Vardaxis V.  Reliability of ultrasound imaging in the assessment of the dorsal Lisfranc ligament. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research.  March 3, 2013

Marshal, J., Graves, N., Rettedal, D., Frush, K., Vardaxis V. Ultrasound assessment of bilateral symmetry in dorsal Lisfranc ligaments. JFAS. May-June 2013.

Patzke N, Spocter MA, Karlson KA, Bertelsen MF, Haagensen M, Chawana R, Streicher S, Kaswera C, Gilissen E, Alagaili AN, Mohammed OB, Reep RL, Bennett NC, Bonfanti L, Siegel JM, Ihunwo AO, & Manger PR. In contrast to many other mammals, cetaceans have relatively small hippocampi that appear to lack adult neurogenesis. Brain, Structure and Function. 1-23, 2013.

Manger PR, Spocter MA, & Patzke N. The evolutions of large brain size in mammals- ‘the Over 700g Club Quartet’. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 82 (1), 68-78, 2013.

Ngwenya A, Patzke N, Spocter MA, Kruger J, Dell L, Chawana R, Mazengenya P, Billings BK, Olaleye O, Herculano-Houzel S, & Manger, PR. The continuously growing central nervous system of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus). The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 296 (10), 1489-500, 2013.

Maseko BC, Jacobs B, Spocter MA, Sherwood CC, Hof PR, & Manger PR. Qualitative and quantitative aspects of the microanatomy of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cerebellar cortex.  Brain, Behavior and Evolution 81 (4), 40-55, 2013.

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Feilmeier M.  Clarification of the Anatomic Definition of the Bunion. J Foot Ankle Surg. Available online. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.10.007

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Wienke J. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle after First Metatarsophalangeal joint Arthrodesis in Patients with Hallux Valgus. J Foot Ankle Surg       53(1): 29-31, 2014
Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi J. Observed Changes in the First Metatarsal and Medial Cuneiform Positions Following First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis. J Foot Ankle Surg 53(1): 32-35, 2014

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Coleman N. Principles of management of growth plate fractures in the foot and ankle. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 30(4):583-598, 2013

Dayton P, Prins D, Smith D, Feilmeier M. Effectiveness of a locking plate in preserving midcalcaneal length and positional outcome after Evans calcaneal osteotomy: A retrospective     Pilot Study. Journal of Foot Ankle Surg 52(6):710-13, 2013

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Sedberry S. Does postoperative showering or bathing of a surgical site increase the incidence of infection? A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Foot Ankle Surg 52(5):612-4, 2013

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Kauwe M, Hirschi J. Relationship of frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal to proximal articular set angle and hallux alignment in patients having tarsal metatarsal arthrodesis for hallux abducto valgus: A case series and critical review of the literature. J Foot Ankle Surg 52(3):348-54, 2013

Crosbie J, Magnussen M, Dornbier R, Iannone A, Steele TA (2013). Statins Inhibit Proliferation and Cytotoxicity of a Human Leukemic Natural Killer Cell Line. Biomarker Res. 1(1): 33 (8 pages).

Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML. Early passage neonatal and adult keratinocytes are sensitive to apoptosis induced by infection with an ICP27-null mutant of herpes simplex virus 1. (2013) Apoptosis.  Feb; 18(2):160-70.

Heineman, K. Complementary Medicine: Healing More Than Symptoms. Grand Rapids Magazine, Grand Rapids MI. February 2013.

Manuscripts in Press (Accepted but not yet Published)

Tran QK§, VerMeer M. Biosensor-based approach identifies four distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the G Protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor 1. PLOS ONE. §Corresponding author.

Rose, K.D., R.H. Dunn, and L. Grande. A new pantolestid skeleton from the early Eocene Fossil Butte Member, Green River Formation (Wyoming), and skeletal ontogeny in Pantolestidae (Mammalia, Pantolesta). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 34(3).

Smith KM, Lidtke R, Oliver, N & Maker J.  (2012)  Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation versus Locking Plate Fixation in the Closing Base Wedge Osteotomy of the First Metatarsal.  Submitted to JFS December 2012.

Gentile, D.A., Reimer, R.A., Nathanson, A., Eisenmann, J., & Walsh, D. The prospective influence of parental monitoring on academic, social, and physical wellness. JAMA – Pediatrics.

Dayton, P., Feilmeier, M., *Sedberry S., & Reimer R. A. Does showering suture sites after surgery increase the incidence of infection? A Prospective Observation. Manuscript in preparation. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Dayton, P., Feilmeier, M., Huniker, B., Nielson, T., & Reimer, R. A.. Reduction of the intermetatarsal angle following first metatarsal phalangeal arthrodesis: A systematic review. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Reimer, R. A., *Schommer, J. A., Houlihan, A. E., & Gerrard, M. Patterns and potential influence of physician recommendation on HPV vaccination among White and Hispanic men and women. Journal of Community Health. DOI:10.1007/s10900-013-9773-y

Butti C, Fordyce RE, Raghanti MA, Gu X, Bonar CJ, Wicinski BA, Wong EW, Roman J, Brake A, Eaves E, Spocter MA, Tang CY, Jacobs B, Sherwood CC, & Hof PR. The cerebral cortex of the pygmy hippopotamus, Hexaprotodon liberiensis (Cetartiodactyla, Hippopotamidae): MRI, cytoarchitecture, and neuronal morphology. The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology.

Spocter MA, Raghanti MA, Butti C, Hof PR, & Sherwood CC. The Minicolumn in a Comparative Context. In: Casanova, M & Opris, I (Editors): Recent Advances on the Modular Organization of the Cerebral Cortex. Springer Publishing.

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Sedberry S, Reimer RA. Incidence of Surgical Site Infection in the Foot and Ankle With Early Exposure and Showering of Surgical Site: A Prospective Observation. (Accepted December 2013, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hensley, N. Minimally invasive repair of calcaneal fractures using external fixation: A technique guide and literature review. (Accepted December 2013, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi, J. Observed Changes in Radiographic
Measurements of the First Ray Following Frontal Plane Rotation of the First Metatarsal in a Cadaveric Foot Model. (Accepted January 2014, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Cook CC, Lawrence J, Michalak K, Dhiraprasiddhi S, Donaldson M, Petersen S, Learman K. Is there preliminary value to a within and/or between-session change for determining short-term outcomes of manual therapy on mechanical neck pain? Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.

Submitted Manuscripts

Manuel D. Galvan, Holly Hulsebus, Thomas Heitker, Erliang Zeng and Suzanne S. Bohlson: Complement protein C1q enhances Mer-dependent engulfment of apoptotic cells through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase. Submitted to Journal of Innate Immunity Dec 2013

*Ncube, N., Reimer, R. A. Sexual risk taking behaviors among HIV-positive persons living in
Jamaica. Under Review (RGPH-2013-0321).

Spocter MA, Matschke J, Glatzel M, Wischhusen F, Puschel K, & Manger PR. Human brain-body size variation: An insight into Hominin brain expansion. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy submitted 2/1/2014

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Holmes C, Feilmeier M, McArdle A. The Observed Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the First Ray Following Rotation of the Hallux: A Cadaveric Study. (Submitted January 2014)

Petersen SM, Cook CE, Donaldson MB, Hassen AL, Ellis AR, Learman KE. Augmented exercises and
manual therapy: effects on clinical outcomes and quantitative sensory testing.

Petersen SM, Vardaxis VG. A comparison of range of motion during the flexion-rotation test when
performed actively and passively in patients with cervicogenic headache.

Petersen SM, Domino NA, Malone AJ, Cook CE. Scapulothoracic Muscle Strength in Subjects with
Neck Pain

Scientific/Professional Plenary or Platform Presentations (Including Abstracts)

Tran QK. The G Protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 in Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Signaling in the Vasculature. Invited Talk. 17th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Physiological Society, September 2013.

Dunn, R.H., K.D. Rose, K. Kumar, R.S. Rana, and T. Smith. New primate postcrania from the early Eocene of Vastan Mine, Gujarat, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2013, 118. (Podium Presentation)

Mahoney J.  Presentation on “Topographical Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle”,  Heartland Conference,
Des Moines, IA, October, 2013.

Mahoney J, So E. Neutral Position of the Subtalar Joint During Gait Using 3-D Motion Analysis. DMU
Research Symposium, December, 2013, Des Moines, IA.

Covill L, Vardaxis V. Evaluation of Dynamic Lower Extremity Stiffness in patients post Total Hip
Arthroplasty- APTA Combined Sections Meeting,  Jan. 21-24, 2013 San Diego, CA

Vincent E*, Collazo C*, McClinton SM*. Comparison of the modified paper grip test and rocker board test in individuals with and without plantar heel pain. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2013. *Winner of the best poster award in the movement science category.

Collazo C*, Vincent E*, McClinton SM*. Reliability and minimal detectable difference of the modified paper grip test and rocker board test for clinical assessment of foot and lower leg muscle performance. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2013.

Olson J*, McClinton SM*. Change in truncated foot length and arch height with different weight bearing conditions. College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Research Poster assignment. May 2013.

Bohlson, S.S. American Association of Immunologists, Honolulu HI, “C1q and adiponectin trigger efferocytosis via a shared pathway

Bohlson, S.S. Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago IL, “C1q regulates macrophage activation via AMP-activated protein kinase

Stebbins, C. “Using the MBTI® to inform Health Professions Educators: Don’t just train—use your data!,” annual meeting of the Association of Psychological Type-International (APTi), Miami, FL, in July, 2013.

F.R. “Fritz” Nordengren, MPH, Denise Hill, JD, MPA, and Carla Stebbins, Ph.D., “If You Build It, Will They Come?  Development of an On-Campus Residency for Online Students” Annual meeting of the Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration (AUPHA), Monterey, CA, June 19 – 22, 2013.”

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Sedberry S, Reimer RA. Does getting sutures wet postoperatively increase the incidence of infection? A Prospective Study. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL, February 2014. (Also presented at DMU Research Symposium, December 2013)

Gardner J, Kindred K, Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Reimer, RA. Functional recovery after gastrocnemius recession in individuals with equinus-related disorders: Study protocol. DMU Research Symposium, December 2013.

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Holmes C, Feilmeier M, McArdle A. The Observed Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the First Ray Following Rotation of the Hallux: A Cadaveric Study. DMU Research Symposium, December 2013.

Hirschi J, Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M.  Observed Changes in Radiographic              Measurements of the First Ray Following Frontal Plane Rotation of the First Metatarsal in a Cadaveric Foot Model. Heartland Podiatry Conference, Des Moines, IA, October 2013.        (Presented by J Hirschi, won top student poster).

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Wienke J. Reduction of the first intermetatarsal angle after first MTPJ arthrodesis in patients with hallux valgus. APMA National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, July                2013.

Kauwe M, Hirschi J, Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Kauwe J. Radiographic analysis of frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal. APMA National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, July 2013.

Kauwe M, Hirschi J, Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Kauwe J. Observed changes in the first metatarsal and medial cuneiform position following first metatarsal phalangeal joint arthrodesis. APMA    National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV July 2013.

Jergensen A, Rindfleisch A & Stevermer C. (2013, July). Is handedness associated with turning preference during gait? 2013 Des Moines University Mentored Research Closing Program, Des Moines, IA.

Haberichter, JC*, Pradhan, P*, Roberts S*, and Nguyen, ML, Inhibition of herpes simplex virus replication by the telomerase inhibitor MST-312. Seventh Biennial All-Iowa Virology Symposium, March 29-30, 2013, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Means, J. Jeffrey. (June 21, 2013) “A Review of Student Interviews through the Lens of
Neuroscience & Self-Psychology.” Annual Meeting of the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP), Williamsburg, VA.

Petersen SM, Cook CE, Donaldson MB, Hassen AL, Ellis AR, Learman KE. Augmented exercises and manual therapy: effects on clinical outcomes and quantitative sensory testing.  http://maneypublishing.com/images/pdf_site/AAOMPT_Platform_Presentations.pdf . September 2013.

Woolley. AL. Osteopathic Approach to the Physical Exam of the Knee; Midwest Osteopathic  Emergency Medicine Update. 2013.

Lewis, D. Lecture/Workshop:  “Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Manual Medicine Considerations”, given at the Iowa Academy of PM&R semi-annual conference, Des Moines, IA, April, 2013.

Lewis, D. Lecture/Workshop:  “Myofascial Pain Syndrome and OMM Considerations”, given at the Iowa Academy of Osteopathy semi-annual conference, Des Moines, IA, January 2013.

Heineman, K. The Classical Osteopathic Approach to Health, Living Well Expo. Grand Rapids MI. January 2013.

Scientific/Professional Poster Presentations (Including Abstracts and On-Campus Events)

Tran QK and VerMeer M. Identification of three distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the G Protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor. Experimental Biology 2013, Boston MA. Abstract: The FASEB J April 9, 2013 27:lb548.

VerMeer M and Tran QK. Novel fluorescent reporters for the Stromal Interaction Molecule 1. Experimental Biology 2013, Boston MA. Abstract: The FASEB J April 9, 2013 27:lb590.

Giles JR, Tran QK,  Firkins RM, and VerMeer M. Multifaceted regulation of Ca2+ efflux via the plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase by 17β-estradiol in the vascular endothelium. Experimental Biology 2013, Boston MA. Abstract: The FASEB J April 9, 2013 27:lb510.

Terry LE, Tran QK, VerMeer M, and Giles JR. Regulation of Store-Operated Ca2+ Entry in the Vascular Endothelium by the G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor. Experimental Biology 2013, Boston MA. Abstract: The FASEB J April 9, 2013 27:lb511.
Dayton, P., Feilmeier, M., *Sedberry S., & Reimer R. A. Does showering suture sites after surgery increase the incidence of infection? A Prospective Observation. Manuscript in preparation. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2014 annual meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

*Gustavson, J., *Schommer, J.A. & Reimer, R.A. (2014) Social and Demographic Influences on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Knowledge, Beliefs, and Barriers to Recommend Vaccination Among physician and physician assistant students. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Medical Association.

*Gustavson, J., *Schommer, J.A. & Reimer, R.A. (2014) Social and Demographic Influences on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Knowledge, Beliefs, and Barriers to Recommend Vaccination among physician and physician assistant students. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual meeting.

*Ben-David, S., *Schommer, J.A., & Reimer, R.A. (2014). Predictors of Health Information Avoidance. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting.

Dayton, P., Feilmeier, M., *Sedberry, S., & Reimer, R.A. ( 2013). Des getting sutures we postoperatively increase the incidence of infection? A prospective study. Presented at the Des Moines University Annual Research Day.

Reimer, R. A., Gentile, D. A., Nathanson, A., Eisenmann, J., Walsh, D. Switch what you do, view, and chew: A multi-ecological obesity intervention program. Talk presented at the Des Moines University annual Research Day, December, 2013.

*Schommer, J. A., *Hughes, T. & Reimer, R. A. (2013). Gender and ethnic differences in social and behavioral factors related to human papillomavirus vaccination rates among a community sample. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, CA.

*Schommer, J. A., & Reimer, R. A. (2013). Physician’s recommendation and HPV vaccination among a community sample of White and Latino men and women. Presented at the DMU mentored student research program closing symposium.
Covill L, Vardaxis V. Activities levels of patients post hip arthroplasty. 3rd International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical   Movement, Amherst MA June 17-18 2013

Ehlers K, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Characterization of calmodulin-binding domains in the angiotensin II receptor 1A. 17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, 2013. First prize graduate poster winner.

Tran QK, VerMeer M. Identification of three distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1. 17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, September 2013.

Burgard, MA, VerMeer M, Giles JR, Tran QK. The G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 regulates endothelial Ca2+ efflux. 17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, 2013. Third prize graduate poster winner.

Underwood T, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Novel fluorescent reporters for the stromal interaction molecule 1. 17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, September 2013.

Davis T, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Fusions between nuclear estrogen receptors and the fluorescence protein DsRed2. 17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, September 2013.

Terry L, VerMeer M, Giles JR, Tran QK. Regulation of store-operated Ca2+ entry in vascular endothelial cells by the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1.  17th Annual Meeting, Iowa Physiological Society, September 2013.

Ehlers K, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Identification and characterization of calmodulin-binding domains in
the angiotensin II receptor 1A. Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.

Tran QK, VerMeer M. Identification of three distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1. Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.

Burgard, MA, VerMeer M, Giles JR, Tran QK. The G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 regulates endothelial Ca2+ efflux. Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.

Underwood T, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Novel fluorescent reporters for the stromal interaction molecule 1. Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.

Davis T, VerMeer M, Tran QK*. Fusions between nuclear estrogen receptors and the fluorescence protein DsRed2. Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.

Terry L, VerMeer M, Giles JR, Tran QK. Regulation of store-operated Ca2+ entry in vascular endothelial cells by the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1.  Poster, DMU Research Symposium 2013.
Rose, K.D., R.H. Dunn, and L. Grande. New Early Eocene Pantolestid Skeleton from Fossil Butte Member, Wyoming, and Skeletal Ontogeny in Pantolestidae (Mammalia, Pantolesta). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2013, 201.
Dunn, R.H. Using 3-D surface models to evaluate morphological variation in artiodactyl carpal and tarsal bones. Experimental Biology Meetings.
Frush K. Risk Factors and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Oral presentation. Midwinter Osteopathic Family Practice Conference, Des Moines, IA January 2013.

Smith KM, Zdenek C & Moore K.  (2013) Rethinking the Effectiveness of the First MPJ Arthrodesis as a Salvage Procedure:  A Case Report.  Scientific Poster presented at 2013 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Bohlson, S.S. and Galvan. “C1q and adiponectin trigger efferocytosis via a shared pathway” American Association of Immunologists, Honolulu, HI

Bohlson, S.S., Hulsebus, H., and Galvan, M.” C1q regulates macrophage activation via AMP-activated protein kinase”  Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL

Hulsebus, H., Smith, E., Smith, R., Bohlson, S.S. “Characterization of pathways involved in C1q-dependent phagocytosis” Des Moines University research symposium.  Des Moines, IA

Whelan JH,  Lazoritz JP, Vardaxis V, Mahoney J. Avoiding the Deep Plantar Arterial Arch In Transmetatarsal Amputations: A Cadaveric Study With Clinical Implications. APMA Annual Scientific Conference, July, 2013.  Las Vegas, NV.

Utley C, Brown S, Robel J.  Effect of Embedded Internships on Student Physical Therapy Knowledge As Measured By Performance on a Didactic-Based Comprehensive Examination.  Des Moines University Research Symposium.  December 2013.

Nguyen A*, Bitterman K*, Patzke N, Manger PR & Spocter MA. Neuropil distribution in the anterior cingulate and primary visual cortex of the Cetartiodactyla. DMU Research Symposium, Dec 2013.

Stevermer CA & Gillette JC. (2013, September). Postural stability during tandem stance. Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics, Omaha, NE

Steele TA and Henslee A (2013). Combination Statin and Chemotherapy Treatment Inhibits Proliferation and Cytotoxicity of an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia. American Association for Cancer Research, Washington, DC.

Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, Herpes simplex virus-1-dependent apoptosis in keratinocytes. Seventh Biennial All-Iowa Virology Symposium, March 29-30, 2013, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Roberts, S*, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, Decreases in Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 Replication by the Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312. 125th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Sciences, April 19-20, 2013
Simpson College, Indianola, IA

Haberichter, JC*, Roberts, S*, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, The Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312 Interferes with the Herpes Simplex Virus Life Cycle. 38th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, July 20 – 24, 2013 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dedthanou, P, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, Analyzing the Cytotoxicity of the Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312, DMU Mentored Student Research Program, July 22, 2013, Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa

Abbasi, I*, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, MST-312 Effect on HSV-1 Immediate Early Gene Expression, DMU Mentored Student Research Program, July 22, 2013, Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa

Conlon, B*, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML, Effects of Pan-Caspase Inhibitor on Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Gene Expression, DMU Mentored Student Research Program, July 22, 2013, Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa

Dedthanou, P, Pradhan, P*, and Nguyen, ML*, Antiviral Effect of MST-312 on Herpes Simplex Virus, DMU Research Symposium, December 5, 2013, Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa

Baig, M., Boyer, M.P., and Wilson, W.A. 2013. Transcriptional Regulation of Glycogen Phosphorylase in
Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Des Moines University Research Symposium

White, T., Duffy, P.A., Stumbo, T., Smith, K., Ronnebaum, J. (July, 2013). Preliminary findings from an asynchronous IPE activity:  A qualitative study of health professions students’ interprofessional education experience in a virtual environment.  Des Moines University Research Day.

Dahlhauser A and Petersen SM. Middle trapezius muscle strength in people with and without neck pain. Des Moines University. Mentored Student Research Program. July 22, 2013, Des Moines, Iowa.

Petersen SM, Cook CE, Donaldson MB, Hassen AL, Ellis AR, Learman KE. Augmented exercises and manual therapy: effects on clinical outcomes and quantitative sensory testing. Platform presentation. Annual conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. October 18, 2013, Cincinatti, Ohio.

Domino N, Petersen SM. Lower Trapezius Strength Following Cervical Manual Therapy and Augmentative Exercise. Poster presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 8, 2013, Des Moines, Iowa.

Bennett, J. Bisphosphates for Acute Charcot Arthropathy, APMA Conference 2013

Bennett, J. Maintenance of limb perfusion by exercise: A case study, Heartland Conference 2013

Ronnebaum, J (2013, December) Does TEAM STEPPS improve communication for DPT students during patient hand off in emergency situations? Annual Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, Iowa.

Duffy P, Stumbo T, Smith K, and Ronnebaum, J. (July, 2013) Preliminary Findings from an Asynchronous IPE activity: a qualitative study of health professions students interprofessional education in a virtual environment.  Poster presented at the at the annual Des Moines University Summer Research Day, Des Moines, Iowa

Duffy P, Stumbo T, Smith K, and Ronnebaum, J. (2013, October) Preliminary Findings from an Asynchronous IPE activity: a qualitative study of health professions students interprofessional education in a virtual environment. Poster presented  the annual  OMEDCO conference , Las Vegas , Nevada.
Ronnebaum J,  Young, J, Wright N, , Chamber D, and Weir, J. (2013, May) Effect of ibuprofen and acetaminophen on fatigue and physiological responses to intense exercise. Presented poster at the ACSM meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Invited Lecturer (Seminars, Grand Rounds, etc)

Dunn, R.H. DMU Friday Seminar Series lecture: Ankles and Adaptation: From Gorillas to Gazelles

Chambers, P. The Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum in Memphis: Admissions Certificate Program

Bohlson, S.S. Indiana University School of Medicine- South Bend “C1q and phagocytosis:  the perfect complement to a great meal”

Covill L. Low back pain at the Iowa Physician Assistant Association meeting- April 24, 2013

Ripley B*, Matz D*, McClinton SM*. Physical therapy considerations in low back-related leg pain. Presented at Des Moines University Clinic Grand Rounds; Low back pain: The primary care doctor’s scourge! November 2013.

McClinton SM*. Evidence and applications of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) in physical therapy. Iowa Physical Therapy Association Southwest District Meeting. September 2013.

McClinton SM*. Plantar heel pain: The low back pain of the lower extremity. Des Moines University Mentored Research Program Lunch n’ Learn. July 2013.

McClinton SM*. The way you walk: Considerations for analysis and implications on health, pain, and rehabilitation. Mercy Orthopedics, Excellence in Orthopedics seminar. April 2013.

Baldus. R. Adult male with fecal Incontinence. December  2013, Grand Rounds, DMU.

Baldus. R. Post-menopausal urinary incontinence. September  2013, Mercy Residents,  DMU.

Baldus. R. Post-menopausal urinary incontinence. February  2013, DMU Grand Rounds,  DMU.

Spocter MA. The Blind Men, the Elephant and the Neurotic Ape. (location: Des Moines University, Faculty Development Friday Seminar Series)

Spocter MA. The Descent of Mind : hominid brain expansion in plio-pleistocene. (location: Central Campus, Anatomy and Physiology class)

Feilmeier, M. First Ray Changes Following First MTPJ Fusion. Heartland Podiatric Scientific and Assistant’s Conference, October 2013

Feilmeier, M. Plantar Fasciitis and Predislocation Syndrome. Heartland Podiatric Scientific and Assistant’s Conference, October 2013

Feilmeier, M. Team STEPPS/Podiatric Terminology. Heartland Podiatric Scientific and Assistant’s              Conference, October 2013

Feilmeier, M. DVT/PE. Heartland Podiatric Scientific and Assistant’s Conference, October 2013

Feilmeier, M  &  Dayton, P.  Frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal as it relates to HAV
Correction. Iowa Methodist Medical Center Grand Rounds, Des                Moines, IA, August 2013

Feilmeier, M. Can sutures get wet post-operatively? Iowa Methodist Medical Center Grand Rounds, Des                 Moines, IA, January 2013

Feilmeier, MEverything starts with the feet: Injury and shoe selection DMU Sports Medicine Club,       Sports Medicine Seminar, May 2013

Feilmeier, MMalignant skin lesions. Des Moines University Mini Medical School, March 2013

Stevermer CA. (2013, April). Clinical Research: Building blocks of inquiry. 2013 Mercy Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA.

Means, J. Jeffrey. (October 17, 2013) “End of Life Care: Attending to Body, Mind and Spirit –
Spiritual Care.” A day-long presentation with Norma Hirsch, Lisa Streyffeler and Diane McClanahan. sponsored by the Institute for the Practice of Ministry at Des Moines
Pastoral Counseling Center and the Department of Behavioral Medicine, Medical Humanities & Bioethics at Des Moines University, Grace United Methodist Church, Des Moines, IA.

Means, J. Jeffrey. (March 19, 2013) “The Human Condition: Psychological & Spiritual Perspectives on the Development & Healing of the Self.” A 3 hour presentation at PrairieFire – a program of spiritual renewal & formation offered by Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center.

Means, J. Jeffrey. (March 6, 2013) “Navigating Family Conferences at End-of-Life: What to Do When the Temperature is Rising.” Grand Rounds Presentation with Norma Hirsch and Lisa Streyffeler, Des Moines University.

Duffy, P.A.  (April 20, 2013).  Global Health:  Exploring Opportunities.  Iowa Physical Therapy Association Student Conclave.  Ames, IA

Editorial and Peer-Review Positions for Publications

Bohlson, S.S. Peer reviewer for Journal of Immunology, Current Drug Targets, Microbiology and
 Immunology Editorial Advisory Board: Current Drug Targets

McClinton SM. Manuscript reviewer. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Spocter MA.  Manuscript Reviewer. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy

Spocter MA. Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Comparative Neurology

Spocter MA.  Manuscript reviewer:  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Feilmeier, M.  Peer reviewer. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Wilson, W.A. Peer reviewer: IUBMB Life

Wilson, W.A. Peer Reviewer: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

Duffy, P. Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.

Duffy, P. Manuscript Reviewer, Physical Therapy Journal

Petersen SM. Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Biomed Central Musculoskeletal Disorders Qatar Medical Journal, Manual Therapy

Petersen SM. Abstract Reviewer:  Orthopaedic Section of the APTA: Combined Sections Meeting American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists: Annual Conference

Petersen SM. Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member: Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Ronnebaum, J.  Abstract Reviewer ATBH7 (All Together Better Health 7 Conference, June 2013)

Ronnebaum, J.  Manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Allied Health