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2006 Publications and Presentations

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Books and Book Chapters

Larsen B. Gardnerella vaginalis. In: Monif GRG, ed. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 6th ed. Omaha, NE: IDI Publications. (In press).

Larsen B. Mobiluncus. In: Monif GRG, ed. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 6th ed. Omaha, NE: IDI Publications. (In press).

Larsen B. Enterococcus. In: Monif GRG, ed. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 6th ed. Omaha, NE: IDI Publications. (In press).

Lidtke R. Physics, functional anatomy and biomechanical principles of gait, in biomechanics of the lower extremity: Theory and practice. Elton Wolf Publishing.

Patestas MA, Gartner LP. A textbook of neuroanatomy. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

Malek MH, York A, Weir JP. Resistance training for special populations. In: Chandler TJ, Brown LE, eds. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (In press).

Weir JP. Methods of body composition. In: Essentials of sports nutrition and supplements. Humana Press. (In press).

Published Manuscripts

Crisp T, Minus TO,* Coleman ML,* Giles JR,* Cibula C,* Finnerty EP. Aging and peripheral nerve injury: effects of the antioxidant 16-desmethyltirilazad. Behavioral Brain Research 2006;166:159-65.

Geletta S. A brief overview of the history and current status of health information exchange efforts. Public Health Matters (IPHA electronic journal). Summer 2006.

Kilmore MA, Finnerty EP, Terry WH, Shen L. A departmental outcome assessment to evaluate educational achievement. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2006;96(5):448-54.

Cerny HE, Roger DG, Gray JT, Smith DR, Hinkley S. Effects of Moraxella (Branhamella) ovis culture filtrates on bovine erythrocytes, mononuclear cells and corneal epithelial cells. Journal of Clinical Microbiology2006;44(3):772-6.

Bauer-Garland J, Frye JG, Gray JT, Berrang ME, Harrison MA, Fedorka-Cray PJ. Transmission of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium in poultry with and without antimicrobial selective pressure. Journal of Applied Microbiology 2006;101(6):1301-8.

Hamadmad S, Henry MK, Hohl RJ. Erythropoietin receptor signal transduction requires protein geranylgeranylation. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 2006;316(1):403-9.

Schaben J, Welk GJ, Joens-Matre R, Hensley L. The predictive utility of the Children ‚ ” s Physical Activity Correlates (CPAC) Scale across multiple grade levels. Journal of Health and Physical Activity2006;3(1):59-69.

Ekkekakis P, Lind E, Joens-Matre R. Can self-reported preference for exercise intensity predict physiologically defined self-selected exercise intensity? Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport2006;77(1):81-90.

Liang X, Yu C, Sun J, Liu H, Landwehr C,* Holmes D, Ji Y. Inactivation of a two-component signal transduction system, SaeRS, eliminates adherence and attenuates virulence of Staphylococcus aureaus. Infecttion Immunity2006;74)8):4655-65.

Zhang HJ, Landwehr C,*, Brita K, Muhamad A, Jian-Qian H, Bernhard A. Islet ATP/ADP ratio and beta cell number together predict transplant outcome. Transplantation 2006;82(1):453-454.

Larsen B, Anderson S,* Brockman A, Essmann M,* Schmidt M. Key physiologic differences in Candida albicans CDR1 induction by steroid hormones and antifungal drugs. Yeast 2006;23:795-802.

Schimke N,* Whitmer D.* Carcinoma of unknown primary origin presenting as adult intussusception. Surgical Rounds 2006;29(9):423-9.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Vardaxis VB, Johnson GO, Coburn JW, Malek M, Mielke M. An examination of the runs test and modified reverse arrangements test and reverse arrangements test for assessing surface EMG signal stationarity. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2006;156(1-2):242-248.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Cramer JT, Weir JP, Coburn JW, Malek MH. Electromyographic instantaneous amplitude and instantaneous mean power frequency patterns across a range of motion during a concentric isokinetic muscle action of the biceps brachii. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2006;16(5):531-539.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Cramer JT, Weir JP, Coburn JW, Malek MH. Comparison of the fast Fourier transform and continuous wavelet transform for examining mechanomyographic frequency versus eccentric torque relationships. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2006;150(1):59-66.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Coburn JW, Malek MH. Comparison of piezoelectric contact sensor and an accelerometer for examining mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus torque relationships during isoknetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii.Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2006;16:325-335.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Coburn JW, Malek MH. Mechanomomyographic and electromyographic responses during submaximal to maximal eccentric isokinetic muscle actions of the biceps brachii. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2006;20(1):184-191.

Coburn JW, Housh TJ, Malke MH, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Beck TW, Johnson GO. Mechnomyographic and electromyographic responses to eccentric muscle contractions. Muscle and Nerve. 2006;33(5):664-671.

Coburn JW, Housh TJ, Malek MH, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Beck TW, Johnson GO. Neuromuscular responses to three days of velocity-specific isokinetic training. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 2006;20:892-898.

Malek MH, Coburn JW, Weir JP, Beck TW, Housh TJ. The effects of innervation zone on eletromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency during incremental cycle ergometery. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2006;155(1):126-133.

Wecht J, Marsico R, Weir J, Spungen A, Bauman W, DeMeersman R. Autonomic recovery from peak arm exercise in fit and unfit individuals with paraplegia. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2006;38(7):1223-1228.

Malek MH, Housh TJ, Coburn JW, Weir JP, Schmidt RJ, Beck TW. The effects of interelectrode distance on electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency during incremental cycle ergometery. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2006;151:139-147.

Weir JP, Beck TW, Cramer JT, Housh TJ. Is fatigue all in your head? A critical review of the central governor model. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2006;40(7):573-586.

Yoho R, Budny A, Pea A. Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2006;5(96).

Manuscripts in Press

Divino JN,* Tonn WM. Effects of reproductive timing and hatch date on fathead minnow recruitment. Ecology of Freshwater Fish.

Freschi S, Dodson N.* Osteoid osteoma: An uncommon and challenging diagnosis of foot pain. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Hollmer C, Essmann M,* Ault K, Larsen B. Adherence and blocking of Candida albicans to cultured vaginal epithelial cells: treatment to decrease adherence. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Schiff A, Li J, Nozomu I, Masuda K, Lidtke R, Muehleman C. Trabecular angle of the human talus is associated with the level of cartilage degeneration, musculoskeletal and neuronal interactions.

Stumbo T, Thiele A, York AM. Generic abilities as rank ordered by baby boomer and generation X physical therapists. Journal of Physical Therapy Education.

Weicht JM, Weir JP, Bauman WA. Blunted heart rate response to vagal withdrawal in persons with tetraplegia.Clinical Autonomic Research.

Other Scientific/Professional Publications

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Cramer JT, Weir JP, Coburn JW Malek MH. Does the frequency content of the surface electromyographic signal reflect motor unit firing rates? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2007;17(1):1-13.

Campbell ML.* Truth, torture and the American way. Book review. IPSR News (Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility newsletter) December 2005/January 2006;4(2):3-4.

Lidtke R, Goker B, Muehleman C, Wimmer M, Foucher K, Block J. Motion at rearfoot determines if valgus wedged orthoses reduce knee adduction moments in medial knee osteoarthritis. The American College of Rheumatology Annual meeting. 2006.

Lidtke R, Muehleman C, Wimmer M, Foucher K, Block J. Valgus posted orthotics provide sustained mechanical unloading in medial knee. The American Podiatric Medical Association. 2006.

Pendleton R, Lidtke R. Novel treatment of HAV using a crescentic SCARF osteotomy. The Annual Meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 2006.

Lidtke R, Muehleman C, Wimmer M, Foucher K, Block J. Foot center of pressure is related to medial knee osteoarthritis. The Annual Meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 2006.

Lidtke R, Muehleman C, Block J. Knee adduction moments in osteoarthritis are related to foot center of pressure. The Orthopaedic Research Society. 2006.

Lidtke R, Weil Jr L, Weil Sr L, Clayton P, Mineo T, Ray TR. Dynamic medial column function. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2006.

Lidtke R, Weil Jr L, Weil Sr L, Clayton PB, Mineo TJ, Ray TB. Post operative pain is associated with altered loads at the forefoot. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2006.

Mahoney J. MRI of the foot and ankle made simple. Educational CD. Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. 2006.

Means J. Psychotherapy: moving from ‚ Å”top down ‚ � to ‚ Å”bottom up. ‚ � ConnectingMany/June 2006:1-2.

Ringgenberg W. Chronic health conditions in Iowa ‚ ” s prisons: Iowa prisoner population ‚ ” s health care usage and chronic disease. Iowa Department of Corrections, Des Moines, IA. 2006.

Submitted Manuscripts

Anderson RJ,* Lane J.* The Des Moines University sprained ankle protocol. The DO.

Joens-Matre R, Welk G, Calabros R, Nicklay B, Hensley L. Rural-urban differences in physical activity, physical fitness and prevalence of overweight. Journal of Rural Health.

Zhu W, Khachi S,* Hao Q, Shen F, Young W, Yang GY, Chen Y. Upregulation of EMMPRIN after permanent focal cerebral ischemia. Stroke.

Lidtke R, Muehleman C, Block J. Foot center of pressure is related to medial knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology.

Dodson N,* Dodson E,* Mandi D, Nickles A, Mandracchia V. Verrucous Carcinoma: A case report. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

McClinton S, Donatell G, Weir JP, Heiderscheit B. Influence of step height on quadriceps onset timing and activation during stair ascent in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome.Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Vardaxis VG. Validity of the single reference point assumption in representing 3D kinematics of the center of mass. International Society for Occupational Erogonomics and Safety.

Buchanan PA, Vardaxis VG. Age-related and gender-related lower extremity strength profiles of basketball players ages 9-22 years. Journal of Athletic Training.

Yoho R. The relationship between Charcot neuroarthropathy and vitamin D. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Published Abstracts

Bravard S, Johnson J, Koenigsfeld C, Hughell L. A collaborative bone health improvement project in northwest Iowa. The Gerontologist 2006;46(1).

Carney K,* Yoakam J. Postpartum depression in Iowa. American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, Washington DC. September 2006.

Crisp T, Giles J,* Beenken TR, Cannon KA, Finnerty EP. Combination pharmacotherapy with opiates and antioxidants inhibits tactile-evoked allodynia in rats. International Conference on the Mechanisms and Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. Bermuda. 2006.

Szarek JL, Chauvin S, Kozmenko V, Finnerty EP. Human patient simulators in undergraduate medical education: a band wagon or the future of medical education? The Generalists in Medical Education Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. October 2006.

Van der Vinne AN, Gray JT. Design and utilization of Escherichia coli rRNA DNA and PNA probes for fluorescence in situ hybridization. American Society for Mibrobiol, 106th General Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 2006.

Lawson MAE, Van der Vinne AN, Gray JT. Development of 16S rRNA genus specific Lactobacillus probe for fluorescent in situ hybridization. American Society for Microbial, 106th General Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 2006.

Lawson MAE, Van der Vinne AN, Gray JT. Detection of Lactobacillus spp. using 16s rRNA target fluorescent in situ hybridization. Canada Society for Microbiol, General Meeting, London, ON. July 2006.

Millman ST, Sheppard KC, Gray JT. Effects of a non-infectious gastrointestinal microflora shift on resting and social motivation. The International Society of Applied Ethology, Vancouver BC. June 2006.

Sutherland SJ, Gray JT, Hook SE, Menzies P, Millman ST. Behaviour of grazing sheep and transmission of pathogens through water. The International Society of Applied Ethology, Vancouver, BC. June 2006.

Colgoni A, Gray JT, Millman ST. Microflora change is associated with increased aggression. The International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK. August 2006.

Fox C, Henry M. Inhibition of MAPK signaling protects myeloid cells from DNA damage-induced apoptosis. Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA. 2006.

Hills D, Wohlford-Wessels MP. Performance improvement in a medical school; defining baseline metrics: pursuing benchmark targets. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD. June 2006.

James M. Compliance with venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis guidelines in patients undergoing resection for colon cancer. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly, New Orleans, LA. September 2006.

Joens-Matre R, Dickens K, Coyle B, Taylor S, Voss C, Schadle J, Matre J. Community engagement improves access to physical activity opportunities, fruits and vegetables for rural Iowa children. CDC ‚ ” s National Health Promotion Conference, Atlanta, GA. 2006.

Joens-Matre R, Kuester S, McKenna M. Reaching youth in community and school settings. Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases. Second Annual Evaluation Workshop. Evaluation: The Roadmap to Success. San Antonio, TX. 2006.

Lacy P, Dyche W, Matz D. Unannounced quizzes improve performance on neuroanatomy course. American Association of Anatomists (FASEB), San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Mahoney J. MRI of the foot and ankle made simple. Heartland Podiatry Conference, Iowa Podiatric Medical Society, October 2006.

McClinton S, Donatell G, Weir JP, Heiderscheit B. Knee flexion angle does not influence quadriceps onset timing during stepping in individuals with patellofemoral pain. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy ‚ 2006;36(1):A71.

Ringgenberg W. Archaeology as public health. Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association Conference, Springfield, IL. November 2006.

Schmidt M, Larsen B, Essmann M,* Anderson S,* Brockman A. Sensitivity, specificity and protective effect of Candida albicans CDR1 induction by steroid hormones. American Society for Microbiology Meeting on Candida and Candidiasis, Denver, CO. 2006.

Gannon M, George T,* Boyer M,* Schmidt M. Detecting protein interactions during cytokinesis with the split-ubiquitin two-hybrid system. Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA. 2006.

Stebbins C. Enhancing empathy in medical students using Flex Care ž . Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Kansas City, MO. March 2006.

Stebbins C. Physician leadership: who are they? what do they do? Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Kansas City, MO. March 2006.

Vardaxis VG. Age differences in 3-D segmental acceleration during gait at self-selected and fast walking speeds. Journal of Biomechanics. 2006;39(S1):S90.

Vardaxis VG, Goulermas JY. Gender specific gait patterns characterized by probablistic neural networks.Journal of Biomechanics. 2006;39(S1):S112.

Boland DF,* Albright KC,* Boland KP,* Schott TC,* Wohlford-Wessels MP, Finnerty EP, Jacoby MKR.Acute stroke care in Iowa: availability of essential components. American Academy of Neurology Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 2006.

Weir JP, Wecht JM, Bauman WA. Interpolation procedure affects high frequency more than low frequency spectral estimates of heart rate variability. International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. November 2006.

Handrakis J, Weir JP, LaFountain M, Rosado D, Bauman WA, Wecht JM. Pulse wave dynamics in the middle cerebral artery during symptomatic hypotension in tetraplegia. International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. November 2006.

Wecht JM, Weir JP, LaFountain MF, Bauman WA, Cramer JT, Schilero GJ. Cardiovascular autonomic responses to the cold face test in person with tetraplegia. International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. November 2006.

Beck TW, Housh TJ, Johnson GO, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Coburn JW, Malek MH, Mielke M. Effects of two days of isokinetic training on strength, electromyography and mechanomyography. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. June 2006.

Cramer JT, Fray AC, Schilling BK, Weir JP, Beck TW, Moore CA, Falvo MJ, Housh TJ. Relationships among gross lateral movement phase of the mechanomyogram and muscle fiber type. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. June 2006.

Weir JP, Fry AC, Cramer JT, Schilling BK, Beck TW, Falvo MJ, Moore CA, Housh TJ. Relationships among muscle fiber type, electromyography and mechanomyography during fatigue in resistance- vs. aerobically-trained subjects. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. June 2006.

Schilero GJ, Wecht JM, Weir JP, Bauman WA. Esophageal and gastric pressures during cough in persons with tetraplegia. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver CO. June 2006.

Fry AC, Schilling BK, Cramer JT, Weir JP, Beck TW, Moore CA, Falvo MP, Housh TJ. Non-invasive assessment of myosin heavy chain expression using mechanomyography and knee extension kinetics. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. June 2006.

Wecht JM, Weir JP, Schilero GJ, Bauman WA. The influence of vagal withdrawal on heart rate during head-up tilt in persons with SCI. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver CO. June 2006.

Wohlford-Wessels MP, Hills D. The longitudinal student assessment project (LSAP). Association of American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Conference, Kansas City, MO. March 2006.

Wohlford-Wessels MP, Hills D. The longitudinal student assessment project (LSAP). Quality improvement in a medical school; defining baseline metrics: pursuing benchmark targets. Association of American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational Affairs Spring Conference, Kansas City, MO. March 2006.

Wohlford-Wessels MP, Hills D. The longitudinal student assessment project (LSAP). American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD. June 2006.

Submitted Abstracts

Crisp T, Giles J,* Finnerty EP. Opiates and antioxidants inhibit tactile-evoked allodynia. FASEB. 2006.

Henry MK, Tedja R, Giles J. HMG-Co reductase inhibitors decrease Stat5 expression and cell survival through the inhibition of protein geranylgeranylation in hematopoietic cells. Experimental Biology, Washington DC. 2007.

Frenzel T, Shen F, Khachi S,* Zhu Y, Lanckohr C, Theilmeier G, Young W, Yang G. Urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (u-PAR) deficiency reduces infarct size and improves neurological outcome after focal cerebral ischemia and reperfusion in mice. Stroke Conference, University of California, San Francisco. 2007.

McClinton S, Tilton J,* Wettstein M,* Vardaxis V, Heiderscheit B. Reliability of a weight bearing ankle dorsiflexion measure with varied foot and knee positions. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Boston, MA. February 2007.

Easton A, York AMVardaxis VG, Ramirez G. A meta-analysis comparing aerobic, aquatic and strength exercises using pain and function outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Boston, MA. February 2007.

Openshaw S, Vardaxis VG, Taylor E. Motion analysis and its use in product design and evaluation. Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference, Dallas, TX. March 2007.

Buchanan PA, Vardaxis VG. Gender-based classification on lower extremity strength is most accurate with total leg strength. National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. June 2007.

York A, Stumbo T, Ramirez G. A pilot study to measure the effectiveness of a web-based tutorial in the acquisition of evidence based practice skills. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Boston, MA. February 2007.

York A, Stumbo T, Ramirez G. A pilot study to measure the inter-rater reliability of students a standardized tool to appraise the quality of clinical research articles. American Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. June 2007.

Presentations

Beverly C, Wohlford-Wessels MP. Developing racial and ethnic diversity in Iowa ‚ ” s physician workforce to better serve growing diversity in the patient population. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. June 2006.

Bravard S. A collaborative bone health improvement project in northwest Iowa. Gerontological Society of America, 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, Education and the Gerontological Imagination, Dallas, TX. November 2006.

Cadenillas J.* Health and success in the Latino lifestyle: an overview of the Latino health. Latino Youth Leadership Summit, Des Moines, IA. October 2006.

Cadenillas J.* Cultural outreach: use of Ask Me 3 in the Hispanic community. Iowa Health System Joint Health Literacy Learning Sessions, Johnston, IA. November 2006.

Cahalan J. A qualitative study of university presidents from dual career families. Women in Educational Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NE. October 2006.

Divino JN.* Influence of reproductive timing and hatch on fathead minnow recruitment. Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA. April 2006.

Finnerty EP. Pain in MS patients. Iowa Pain Institute, Des Moines, IA. June 2006.

Freschi S. Forefoot reconstruction: A case study. Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2006.

Freschi S, Yoho R. Complicated forefoot reconstruction: A case study. American College of Foot and Ankle Annual Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL. March 2007.

Geletta S, Cadenillas J,* Lex L. Blending local and state public health efforts through online information sharing: experience from Iowa ‚ ” s community health needs assessment and health improvement plan initiative. National Prevention Summit: Prevention, Preparedness and Promotion, Washington, DC. October 2006.

Geletta S. Report on the results of 2005 survey of elderly transportation needs in Polk County. Iowa Coalition for Aging, Des Moines, IA. May 2006.

Geletta S. Using SAS business intelligence portal. Iowa SAS User Group Meeting, Des Moines, IA. August 2006.

Geletta S. Health related quality of life measurement for asthma patients. Iowa Asthma Coalition, Des Moines, IA. November 2006.

Henry MK. Professional development course: a career as a basic scientist. Drake University, Des Moines, IA. 2006.

Henry MK. Estrogens, progestins and oral contraceptives. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 2006.

Henry MK. Treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 2006.

Henry MK. Women ‚ ” s health: oral contraceptives. Simpson College, Indianola, IA. 2006.

Hills D, Wohlford-Wessels MP. Performance improvement in a medical school; defining baseline metrics: pursuing benchmark targets. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD. June 2006.

James M. Trauma case studies. SOSA National Spring Conference, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

James M. DVT in trauma. Mercy Medical Center Trauma Conference. Des Moines, IA. September 2006.

James M. DVT update. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly, New Orleans, LA. September 2006.

James M. Breast cancer prevention. Mercy Medical Center Surgical Grand Rounds. Des Moines, IA. September 2006.

Mahoney J. Juvenile hallux abducto valgus. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL. April 2006.

Mahoney J. MRI of the foot and ankle made simple. Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2006.

McClinton S. Knee flexion angle does not influence quadriceps onset timing during stepping in individuals with patellofemoral pain. Iowa State University Biomechanics Seminar, Ames, IA. October 2006.

Means J. Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder. Employee and Family Resources, Des Moines, IA. October 2006.

Means J. Let ‚ ” s play a game. A case presentation. Central Region Meeting, American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Mundelein, IL. October 2006.

Pehde C. Predislocation syndrome. Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2006.

Pehde C. Introduction to the Taylor spatial frame. Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2006.

Schmidt M, Larsen B, Essmann M,* Anderson S,* Brockman A. Sensitivity, specificity and protective effect of Candida albicans CDR1 induction by steroid hormones. American Society for Microbiology Meeting on Candida and Candidiasis, Denver, CO. 2006.

Gannon M, George T,* Boyer M,* Schmidt M. Detecting protein interactions during cytokinesis with the split-ubiquitin two-hybrid system. Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA. 2006.

Thiele A, Stumbo T, Dunfee H, Gleeson P. Mentoring the next generation of physical therapists, are you ready? American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL. June 2006.

Wettstein M,* Tilton J,* Vardaxis VMcClinton S, Heiderscheit B. The effects of pronation on clinical dorsiflexion measurement. Iowa Podiatric Medical Society Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA. October 2006.

Vardaxis VG, Moen A,* Nickles A. Effect of foot orthosis on frontal plane moments during gait. Iowa Podiatric Medical Society Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA. October 2006.

Buchana PA, Vardaxis VG. Age- and gender-related changes in leg strength profiles of basketball players. North American Society for the Pscyhology of Sport and Physical Activity, Denver, CO. June 2006.

Vroegh L,* Kvinlaug-Lewis J.* It ‚ ” s 2006, do you know where your data is? National Association of Graduate Admission Professionals Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. April 2006.

Vroegh L,* Bricout J, Ward D, Zirm R. The admissions and financial aid process. Idealist.org Minneapolis Graduate Degrees for the Public Good, Minneapolis, MN. October 2006.

Wilson WA, Rutter J, Roach PJ. Phosphorylation of yeast glycogen synthase is a determinant of subcellular localization. Iowa Academy of Science, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA. April 2006.

Wohlford-Wessels MP, Hills D. The longitudinal student assessment project (LSAP). American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD. June 2006.

York A, Stumbo T. The guerilla guide to evidence-based practice. Iowa American Physical Therapy Fall Conference, Ames, IA. October 2006.

Yoho R. The relationship between Charcot neuroarthropathy and vitamin D. Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2006.

Editorial Positions

Breithaupt T. Editorial Board member. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care.

Breithaupt T. Editorial Board member. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Breithaupt T. Peer reviewer. Analytical Biochemistry.

Breithaupt T. Peer reviewer. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Cahalan J. Book reviewer. Journal of Women in Educational Leadership.

Crisp T. Peer reviewer. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

Crisp T. Peer reviewer. Brain Research.

Crisp T. Peer reviewer. Pain.

Crisp T. Reviewer. NIH Fellowship Study Section: Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Crisp T. Reviewer. NIH Neurotoxicity and Alcohol Study Section, NIH Integrative, Functional and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Crisp T. Reviewer. NIH/CSR. Special Emphasis Panel of the Brain Disorders and Clinical Neurosciences.

Gray JT. Peer reviewer. Journal of Clinical Microbiology.

Gray JT. Peer reviewer. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Gray JT. Peer reviewer. Infection and Immunity.

Gray JT. Peer reviewer. Canadian Journal of Microbiology.

Joens-Matre R. Peer reviewer. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Lacy P. Book reviewer. Ross MH, Pawlina W. Histology: A Text and Atlas with Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Larsen B. Reviewer. Faculty of 1000-Medicine. http://www.f1000medicine.com.

Larsen B. Reviewer. NIH Study Section, NIAID Microbicide Program.

Larsen B. Reviewer. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Larsen B. Reviewer. Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Larsen B. Reviewer. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science.

Larsen B. Editorial Board member. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science.

Mahoney J. Co-editor (student publications). National Foot and Ankle Review.

Schmidt M. Peer reviewer. FEMS Yeast Research.

Vardaxis VG. Peer reviewer. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Vardaxis VG. Peer reviewer. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Vardaxis VG. Peer reviewer. Sports Biomechanics.

Vardaxis VG. Peer reviewer. Gait and Posture.

Vardaxis VG. Peer reviewer. Physiological Measurement.

Weir JP. Editorial Board member. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Weir JP. Associate Editor. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Wilson WA. Peer reviewer. Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Wilson WA. Peer reviewer. Genome Biology.

Wilson WA. Peer reviewer. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

York AM. Book reviewer. Physical Therapy.

York AM. Peer reviewer. ‚ Journal of Education in Physical Therapy.

University Presentations

Friday Seminar Series

Bender R. Expression and function of placenta growth factor (PIGF) in heart tissue. September 2006.

Wattleworth R, Monsma R. Ethical decision-making in the care of elders. December 2006.

Physical Therapy

Aurora S,* Dawa J,* Williams E.* Cervical flexion and upper cervical rotation:‚ Repeatability of active range of motion and passive range of motion in asymptomatic individuals. December 2006.

Baade J,* Monroy E,* Smith M.* A comparison of upper trapezius muscle stretching
and lower trapezius strengthening in subjects with neck pain. December 2006.

Bielefield T,* Birkey D,* Greenwood J,* Schmidt N.* The relative contributions
of the gluteus maximus and hamstrings to prone hip extension. December 2006.

Cornelius P,* Earp B.* 3-D gait analysis in individuals with different BMIs. December 2006.

Dudley A,* Lindgren K,* Rus R,* Villanueva G.* Effects of vigorous activity versus total lifestyle activity on bone mineral density and balance in individuals over the age of 65. December 2006.

Eastin M.* A meta-analysis comparing aerobic, aquatic and strength training exercise using pain & physical function outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis. December 2006.

Egli T,* Kleinendorst T,* Robertson T.* Effect of sampling Rrate on EMG determinations of fatigue. December 2006.

Esty M,* Moller A,* Timmons J,* Vogl M.* Reliability and relationship of the four square step test to functional measures in community dwelling subjects with stroke. December 2006.

Foreman D,* Hohrmann J.* Identification of elderly at risk for falls. December 2006.

Hejtmanek K.*‚ Effects of foot orthoses in single leg balance. December 2006.

Hill P,* Scott C,* Simeck A.* Correlation between doctor of physical therapy students study habits and academic performance:‚ A pilot research study. December 2006.

Martinez D,* Bormann J,* Trausch R,* Dixson E.* Does cervical lateral glide mobilization increase upper extremity range of motion in the neural tissue provocation testing (NTPT) position in asymptomatic subjects? December 2006.

Pudlo T,* Rothschild M.* A pilot study to demonstrate inter-rater reliability of students using a standardized tool to appraise the quality of clinical research articles. December 2006.

Webb C,* Harris J,* Rabe T,* Hruska C.* The effect of education on behavior modification in obese adolescents. December 2006.

Physician Assistant

Alexander J.* PTSD ‚ œ recent Iraq returnees. August 2006.

Baumann B,* Bohlender M,* Pretasky A,* Sower-Baumann A.* Transportation needs of seniors in Polk County. August 2006.

Baumert R.* Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a sports medicine team. August 2006.

Becker T.* Fibromyalgia. August 2006.

Christensen M.* Investigation into the use of CETP inhibitors to raise HDL. August 2006.

Collins C.* Exercise addiction and its clinical implications. August 2006.

Dawson J.*, Voth J.* Treatment of choice between sirolimus-eluting stent vs. paclitaxel-eluting stent. ‚ August 2006.

Dean C.* Overview of testicular cancer. August 2006.

Eilbeck A.* ASA and heart disease. August 2006.

Feickert T.* Recurrent sinusitis in patients with allergies. August 2006.

Gertge R.* ADHD. August 2006.

Groom G.* Mast trousers/hip strapping. August 2006.

Gundlach E.* The consequence of parental smoking and astham in children: Is appropriate preventative care being given in pediatrics and family practices?

Hansen K.* Risk of gastrointestinal complications with the use of aspirin. August 2006.

Hannsmann L.* Diet and nutritional supplements in cardiovascular health. August 2006.

Hardersen J.* Exenatide:‚ A promising new medication for type II DM? August 2006.

Herdina L.* GERD. August 2006.

Hinrichs L.* Vaginal birth after cesarean. August 2006.

Jones R.* Minimally invasive hip arthroplasty versus standard incision hip arthroplasty. August 2006.

Kastl A.* Female athlete triad: the risk of development and performance. August 2006.

Kern S.* Advanced maternal age special testing. August 2006.

Mack S.* Incidence of recurrent AOM in children (5M ‚ œ 18Y) whose caregivers are smokers. August 2006.

Mathisen J.* Sleep apnea and its link to hypertension. August 2006.

McGowan R.* Smoking cessation therapies: A comparison of current strategies and success rates. August 2006.

Paik S.* Insulin resistance. August 2006.

Powell M.*‚ Current pharmacological therapy for the treatment of Alzheimer ‚ ” s disease. August 2006.

Rairdon M.* Diagnosis and treatment of Guillain Barre Syndrome. August 2006.

Scapanski E.* Preventing childhood obesity: Fostering healthy eating habits in kids. August 2006.

Schrader S.* Comparison of hyaluronic acid injections with other treatments for osteoarthritis of the knee. August 2006.

Sirian A.* The risk of lung cancer with residential exposure to radon gas. August 2006.

Wicker H.* Otitis media:‚ Pathophysiology and treatments for AOM. August 2006.

Williams N.* Ski safety. August 2006.

Yarand T.* Potential use of testosterone supplementation in burned/wounded patients. August 2006.

Podiatry Research Day

Bennett J, Pehde C, Gagas H,* Hogue S.* The use of anodyne therapy systems (MIRE) to treat diabetic peripheral neuropathy. February 2006.

Bennett J, Pehde C, Mogelnicki L.* A randomized, controlled multicenter trial of vacuum assisted closure therapy in the treatment and blinded evaluation of diabetic, foot ulcers. February 2006.

Freschi S, Dodson N.* Osteoid osteoma:‚ An uncommon and challenging diagnosis of foot pain. February 2006.

Henry M, Fox C.* Cytokine-activated JAK2 and PI3K pathways suppress DNA damage-induced death, while cytokine-activated ERK pathways increase sensitivity to DNA damage-induced death. February 2006.

Khan M, Dodson N,* Dodson E.* Dorsalis pedis artery: Variations in branching patterns. February 2006.

Mahoney J, Matz D, Nelson E,* Dodson E,* Dodson N,* Johnson A.* MRI manual. February 2006.

Mandracchia V, Nickles A, Dodson N,* Dodson E.* Verrucous carcinoma of the plantar forefoot: A case report and literature review. February 2006.

Mortensen L, Strom D, Schledowitz C, Smith J.* A study on the synergistic activity between E Zhu and know chemotherapeutic agents. February 2006.

Nickles WA, Mandi D, Bobbitt K.* Microcystic adnexal carcinoma. February 2006.

Vardaxis V, Bobbitt K,* Laak B.* Functional foot orthotics in single leg balance. February 2006.

Vardaxis V, Moen A,* Johnson A.* Orthosis effect of knee adduction torques of pronation patients during gait. February 2006.

Vardaxis V, Nielsen M,* Brown J,* Bishop B.* Clinical, range of motion and gait deviations in patients with hallux limitus. February 2006.

Vardaxis V, Scharer B, Greenhagen R.* Quantitative assessment of foot orthosis effect on hallux valgus deformity. February 2006.

Yoho R, Dodson N,* Kleppinger M,* Nether W.* Diabetic Charcot arthropathy and Vitamin D deficiency. February 2006.

Research Symposium

Bravard SGeletta S, Bohlender M,* Pretasky A.* Transportation needs of seniors in Polk County. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Murphy T,* Courtesy F,* Animi V,* Breithaupt T. Jurkat T cell activation, I kinase inhibitors and immunosuppression. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Kastec K, Divino J,* Frothingham A. The role of NF-Kb and MAP kinase signaling pathways in macrophage endothelin-1 production. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Crisp T, Giles J*, Beenken T, Forma A, Teschen M.* The anti hyperalgesic and antiallodynic efficacy of antioxidants and opiates in a rat model of peripheral nerve injury. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Cadenillas J,* Geletta S. CHNA/HIP 2005-MAPS. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Tedja R, Giles J,* Meadows B, Henry H. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors decrease cell survival by impairing the expression of the Stat5-regulated antiapoptotic gene bcl-2 in myeloid cells. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Lynch M, Nettikada S, Sethuraman A, Johnson J, Henderson E. A novel surface patterning method for protein ‚ œ cell interaction studies. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Khan MMatz D. Absence of left coronary artery in a cadaveric heart. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Lacy P, Dyche W, Matz D. Unannounced quizzes improve performance on neuroanatomy course. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Lindsay A,* Walter S, Essmann M*, Larsen B. Sensitive detection of estrogen with an improved HERSaccharomyces detection protocol. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

McClinton S, Heiderscheit B, Weir J, Donatell G. Knee flexion angle does not influence quadriceps onset timing during stepping in individuals with patellofemoral pain (PFP). Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Smith J, Schledowitz C, Mortensen LStrom D. A study on the synergistic activity between E Zhu and know chemotherapeutic agents. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Ringgenberg W. Chronic health conditions in Iowa ‚ ” s prisons. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Davison R, Strenk M, Boyer M,* Schmidt M. Overexpression of cell wall protein Cwp1p in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: cause or consequence of growth without chitin? Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

George T,* Gannon M, Boyer M,* Schmidt M. A two-hybrid screen to identify protein interactions during cell division in yeast. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Schmidt M, Larsen B, Essmann M,* Anderson S,* Brockman A. Sensitivity, specificity and protective effect of Candida albicans CDR1 induction by steroid hormones. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Ewan A,* Reiling C,* Nagia L,* Cook S,* Stockton S,* Steele TA. Involvement of the MAP kinase signal transduction pathway in the activation of a human leukemic natural killer cell line.

Bobbitt K,* Laak B,* Vardaxis VG. Functional foot orthotics in single leg balance. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Moen A,* Vardaxis VG, Nickles AW. Functional orthosis effect on frontal plane kinetics at the knee in flatfooted pronator patients. Third Annual Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Vardaxis VG, McClinton S, Mercuris KL. Reliability of tandem and normal gait waveform parameters. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Wilson W, Rutter J, Roach P. Phophorylation of yeast glycogen synthase is a determinant of subcellular localization. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.

Yoho R, Dodson N,* Nethery W,* Keplinger M.* Diabetic charcot arthropathy and Vitamin C deficiency. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2006.