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Books and book chapters

Buchanan, P. A. (in press). The Feldenkrais Method of somatic education. In A. B.

Bhattacharya (Ed.), A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech – Open Access Publisher.

Mahoney J, Matz D, Johnson A, Teausant A.  MRI of the Foot and Ankle Made Simple. Purchased by Elsevier Publishing for inclusion as a CD compendium to the next edition of  Foot and Ankle Radiology, 2nd edition (2012). Robert A Christman, DPM, Churchill and Livingstone, St. Louis, MO

Manger PR; Hemingway J; Spocter MA; Gallagher A. The mass of the human brain: is it a spandrel. In: Reynolds SC; Gallagher A. (eds.) African Genesis: Perspectives on Hominin Evolution, Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals

Wayne A. Wilson, Matthew K. Henry, Glenna Ewing, Jamie Rehmann, Craig Canby, Jeffrey Gray and Edward P. Finnerty.  A pre-matriculation intervention to improve the adjustment of students to medical school.  Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 23(3), 256–262, 2011.

Devall J, Frush K, Steiner L. Small Blue Round Cell Tumor:  An Unusual Case Presentation in the Foot. JAPMA.  July/August 2011.

Wilson, WA, MK Henry G Ewing, J Rehmann, CA Canby, JT Gray and EP Finnerty.  A.  A pre-matriculation intervention to improve the adjustment of students to medical school. Teaching & Learning in Medicine.  2011; 23(3): 256-262.

McClinton SM, Davenport TE, Petersen SM. Physical therapist management of complicated bilateral ankle sprain: case study and description of clinical reasoning [abstract]. J Orthop Sport Phys Ther. 2011;41(1):A66.

Sass, K, Frank, L, Thiele, A, Newton, AD, Bork, B, Hartung, S, & Rosenbaum, M. (2011). Physical Therapy Clinical Educators’ Perspectives on Students Achieving Entry-Level Clinical Performance. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. (25)3: 46-52.

Cotter, CR, Kim, W., Nguyen, ML,Yount, JS, López, CB, Blaho, JA, and Moran, TM. The virion host shut-off (vhs) protein of HSV-1 blocks the replication-independent activation of NF-κB in dendritic cells.  Journal of Virology 85: 12662-72.  2011.

Petersen SM and Wyatt SN. Lower Trapezius Muscle Strength in Individuals With Unilateral Neck Pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. Apr;41; (4):260-5. Epub Feb 2: 2011.

Covill LG and Petersen SM. Between limb differences in the upper extremity component of neurodynamic tests.  Physiotherpay Theory and Practice. Epub Dec 27, 2011.

Maseko BC; Spocter MA; Haagensen M; Manger PR. Volumetric analysis of the African elephant ventricular system. Anatomical Record (Hoboken): Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology; 298: 1412-1417, 2011.

Štrkalj G; Spocter MA; Wilkinson AT. Anatomy, medical education and human ancestral variation. Anatomical Sciences Education; 4(6): 362-365, 2011.

Štrkalj G; Ngo A; Park K; Kim GB; Spocter MA. Chiropractors’ perceptions of the possible racial differences in response to a treatment: A pilot study. Studies on Ethno-Medicine; 5(3): 149-151, 2011

Wilson WA, Henry MK, Ewing G, Rehmann J, Canby CA, Gray JT, Finnerty EP.  (2011).  A prematriculation intervention to improve the adjustment of students to medical school.  Teach. Learn. Med. 23:256-262

Baskaran S, Chikwana VM, Contreras CJ, Davis KD, Wilson WA, DePaoli-Roach AA, Roach PJ, Hurley TD.  (2011).  Multiple glycogen-binding sites in eukaryotic glycogen synthase are required for high catalytic efficiency toward glycogen.  J. Biol. Chem. 286:33999-34006

Yoho RM, Wells SK*. Navicular stress reactions in runners: a review of evaluation and management of a competitive athlete. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association; 5:447-451, 2011.

Submitted manuscripts

Graves, N., Rettedal, D., Marshall, J., Frush K., & Vardaxis V.G.  Ultrasound Assessment of the Dorsal Lisfranc Ligament Strain under Clinically Relevant Loads Under Review Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

McClinton SM, Heidershceit B. Diagnosis of Primary Task-specific Lower Extremity Dystonia in a Runner. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther [under review].

Reimer, R. A., Houlihan, A. E., Gerrard, M., *Deer, M., & *Lund, A. (2011). Predictors of HPV vaccination: Differences in predictors for White and Latina women. Under Review.

Gerrard, M., Roberts, M.E., Reimer, R. A., & Gibbons, F. X. (2011). The role of SES and mothers’ communication about sex on HPV vaccination of African American adolescents. Under Review.

Molsberry, C and Y Shah. MATERNAL ZINC STATUS AND OBSTETRICAL OUTCOMES, Des Moines University – May, 2011

Ohashi K, Tran QK. Pharmacogenetics of opioids in pain responsiveness. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology.

Manuscripts in press (accepted but not yet published)

Mahoney J, Vardaxis V, Moore J, Hall A, Haffner K, Peterson M. Topical ketamine cream in the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind initial study.  Accepted for publication by JAPMA, February, 2011; to be published in May, 2012.

Gentile, D. A., Nathanson, A. I., Rasmussen, E. E., Reimer, R. A., Walsh, D. A. (In Press).  Do you see what I see? Parent and child reports of parental monitoring of media. Family Relations.

Spocter MA; Hopkins WD; Barks, SK; Bianchi S; Stimpson CD;  Fobbs AJ; Hof PR; Sherwood CC. Neuropil distribution in the cerebral cortex differs between humans and chimpanzees. Journal of Comparative Neurology.

Maseko BC; Spocter MA; Haagensen M; Manger PR. Elephants have relatively the largest cerebellum size of mammals. Anatomical Record (Hoboken): Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology.

Gillette JC, Stevermer CA, Miller RH, Edwards WB, Schwab CV. Lower extremity joint moments during carrying tasks in children. Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Gillette JC & Stevermer CA. The effects of symmetric and asymmetric foot placements on sit-to-stand joint moments. Gait and Posture.

Hall M, Gillette JC & Stevermer CA. Gait analysis post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Knee osteoarthritis perspective.  Gait and Posture.

Yoho RM, Tallerico V, Vardaxis V. The relationship between student academic and clinical performance in podiatric medical education at Des Moines University. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Greenhagen R, Wukich D, Jung RH, Yoho RM, Vardaxis V. Peripheral and central bone mineral density in Charcot neuroarthropathy compared to diabetic and non-diabetic population. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Scientific/professional plenary or platform publications

Scientific/professional plenary or platform presentations (including abstracts).

Buchanan, P. A. (2011, November). Movement changes over time: Effects of a 4-year

Feldenkrais professional training program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Motor Development Research Consortium, Madison, WI.

Buchanan, P. A., Russell, R., & Stephens, J. (2011, July). Feldenkrais® Science

Network: The evolution of knowing and learning. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Feldenkrais Guildâof North America, Amherst, MA.

Cahalan, J. The Importance of Personal Strategic Planning.  Women in Educational Leadership Conference, October 3, 2011, Lincoln, NE.

EP Finnerty and MK Henry.  Lecture capture, learning resources and academic performance in undergraduate medical education.  Central Group on Educational Affairs. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011.

Henry MK, J Mahoney, A Newton, D Matz, D Bubolz, G Ewing, V Kaylarian.  Developing and assessing an interprofessional educational module on conflict of interest. 2011 Annual American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Meeting.  Baltimore, MD. 2011.

Hoff, G. – Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association. “Graverobbing to Gifting,” a presentation on the history of the science of anatomy and organ donation.

Hoff, G. – American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, “Humanities in Medical School: the DMU Experience,” a presentation dealing with the rationale for medical humanities and how to establish and maintain a program.

Olsen J, S McClinton, V Vardaxis. Change in total foot length and arch height with different weight bearing conditions. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2011.

Whelan J, S McClinton, V Vardaxis . Altered patterns of pelvic motion associated with individuals with plantar heel pain. Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Research Forum. September 2011.

Pradhan, P. and Nguyen, MLCaspases Activation is Required for Optimal Herpes Simplex Virus Replication. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, July 16-20, 2011.

Haberichter, J. and Nguyen, ML. Inhibition of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 by the Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312. 71st Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, Oct. 7-8, 2011.

Haberichter, J. and Nguyen, ML, Inhibition of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Replication by Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Peterson, SM. Grassroots research in manual therpay: the use of crowdsourcing. Manual Therapy Clinical Research Consortium; Facilitator Chad Cook.  AAOMPT Annual Conference. 2011. Anaheim, CA, October 28, 2011.

Peterson, SM. Unlocking the hip to treat low back pain. Iowa’s Physical Therapy Association Southwest District Meeting. Des Moines, Iowa, November 14, 2011.

Shah, Y.  Etiology, Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Points of Convergence & Differences in

all Types of Dementia, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Related Diseases-Emerging Challenge “Joining   hands   to Act Locally and Globally”, Pune, India, November 2011

Yoho RM, Tallerico V, Vardaxis V. The relationship between student academic and clinical performance in podiatric medical education at Des Moines University. American Association of Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2011.

Scientific/professional poster presentations

Scientific/professional poster presentations (including abstracts and on campus events).

Hulsebus H, Gray JT, and Akbar S.  Molecular Analysis of CMY2 Plasmid Dissemination from Diverse Isolates of Salmonella. .  71st Annual Meeting North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Des Moines, IA, October 7-8, 2011.

Akbar, S. Molecular analysis and dissemination of CMY2 plasmids from diverse isolates of Salmonella.111th general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans, LA, May 2011.

Akbar, S. “Integrons: another mechanism by which salmonella acquire multiple drug resistance”. 18th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, October, 2011.

Sheila W. Chauvin, Tong Yang,  John Szarek, E. Pat Finnerty, and Valeriy Kozmenko.  Use of High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation for Teaching Basic Sciences in United States Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Student Education.  Simulation in HealthCare 5:385, 2010.  11th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 22 – 26, 2011.

Finnerty, EP and M Henry, Lecture Capture, Learning Resources and Academic Performance in Undergraduate Medical Education.  CGEA Meeting, Univ. Omaha, Omaha, NE March 17-19, 2011.

El Sawi, Finnerty, et al, Making the Most Out of IAMSE Webcast Audio-Seminars (WAS).  15th Annual IAMSE meeting, St. Petersburg, FL, June, 2011

Kimberly Cunningham, Keely Fitzgerald, Edward Finnerty, Jeffrey Rodgers.  Assessment of Opioid Consumption Following Outpatient Upper Extremity Surgery.  66th Annual Meeting of the ASSH, September 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV

Pooja N. Patel, Edward P. Finnerty, David K. Strom, and Chris S. Karas.  Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas: A Preliminary Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database Study.  AOA Research Conference, Oct 30-Nov 1, 2011, Orlando, FL

U. Kabadi, M.U. Kabadi, S. Weber, A. Bubolz and E. Finnerty. Progressive b Cell Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Microvascular Pancreatic Isletopathy?  World Diabetes Congress, Dubai, UAE.  Dec 4-8, 2011.

Frush K, Graves N, Rettedal D, Hammonds K, Marshall J, Vardaxis V. Ultrasound assessment of the dorsal Lisfranc ligament strain under clinically relevant loads. Poster Presentation, ACFAS, February 2011.

Randel, KM, MK Henry, H Hulsebus, JT Gray.  Investigation of the mechansism by which statins inhibit growth of staphylococcal bacteria and their synergistic effects when combined with antimicrobials.  71st Annual Meeting, North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Des Moines, IA.

Jepson, AJ, ER Garnett, MK Henry, JA Moffitt.  Exercise training reduces the occurrence of cardiac arrhythmias and changes the pattern of left ventricular connexin 43 expression in aged rats. Combined meeting of the Iowa and Nebraska Physiological Societies 2011, Des Moines, IA.

Moffitt, JA, KC Welliver, AJ Jepson, MK Henry.  Hindlimb unloading (HU) results in and increased predisposition to cardiac arrhythmias and changes in left ventricular (LV) connexin-43 (Cx43) expression.  DMU Research Symposium 2011.  Des  Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Jepson, AJ, ER Garnett, MK Henry, JA Moffitt.  Exercise training reduces the occurrence of cardiac arrhythmias and changes the pattern of left ventricular connexin 43 expression in aged rats. DMU Research Symposium 2011.  Des  Moines IA.  (Poster)

Pradhan, P. and Nguyen, M. L., Early Passage Neonate and Adult Keratinocytes are Sensitive to Herpes Simplex Virus-1-Dependent Apoptosis. 71st Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, Oct. 7-8, 2011.

Pradhan, P. and Nguyen, M., Early Passage Neonate and Adult Keratinocytes are Sensitive to Herpes Simplex Virus-1-Dependent Apoptosis. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Michalowitz, A., Pradhan, P., and Nguyen, M.L., p53 Family Members: Disjointed Effectors in Herpes Simplex Virus Replication.  DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, Dec 1, 2011.

Mc Clinton S, Davenport T, Petersen SM.  Physical therapist management of complicated bilateral ankle sprain.  JOSPT.41(1):A52-A93; 2011.

Petersen SM and Vardaxis VG.  Reliability of the Flexion-Rotation Test When Performed Actively by Subjects with Cervicogenic Headaches.  JOSPT.41(1):A52-A93; 2011.

Petersen SM and Wyatt SN.  Lower trapezius muscle strength in subjects with neck pain. JOSPT.41(1):A52-A93; 2011.

Kjome, K., Christman, L., Deer, M. & Reimer, R. A. (2011). HPV awareness, HPV vaccine uptake, and the potential impact of physicians: A cross-sectional community based survey. Poster presented at the American Osteopathic Association Research Conference, Orlando, Fl.

Gentile, D. A., Nathanson, A. I., Reimer, R. A., & Rasmussen, E. (2011). The longitudinal effects of Parental involvement in media on child wellness. Talk presented at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Lund, A., Deer, M. & Reimer, R. A., (2011).Effects of Machismo and Acculturation on HPV Vaccination Status and Willingness among Whites and Latinas. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual conference, San Antonio, TX

Firkins R, Giles JR, and Tran QK. Mechanisms of estrogen’s effects on calcium signaling in vascular endothelial cells. Poster presentation, Experimental Biology 2011, Washington DC, April 2011.

Tran QK, Persechini A, and Giles JR. Effects of phosphorylation at Tyr-659 in endothelial nitric oxide synthase on its interaction with calmodulin and catalytic activity. Poster presentation, Experimental Biology 2011, Washington DC, April 2011.

McClinton SM, Davenport TE, Petersen SM. Physical therapist management of complicated bilateral ankle sprain: case study and description of clinical reasoning. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. February 2011.

Moffitt, JA, KC Welliver, AJ Jepson, MK Henry.  Hindlimb unloading (HU) results in and increased predisposition to cardiac arrhythmias and changes in left ventricular (LV) connexin-43 (Cx43) expression.  Experimental Biology 2011.  Washington, DC.

Mathew Abendroth and Shah Entomophagy for Dietary Iron Mentored Student Research Program, Des Moines University, July 14th 2011

Stevermer CA, Hall M, Stafford ED, Gillette JC. Stair Descent Patterns in Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; New Orleans, LA, February, 2011.

Gillette J, Stevermer C, & Hall M. Joint moments during stair descent: Step-by-step versus step-over step. Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach, CA. August, 2011.

Hall M, Gillette JC, & Stevermer CA. Long-term changes in stair negotiation and walking post-ACL surgery.Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach, CA. August, 2011.

Spocter MA; Duka T; Hopkins WD; Anderson S; Zachary C; Stimpson CD; Hof PR; Sherwood CC. Evaluating the pattern of neocortical synapse-associated protein expression and asymmetry in the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Society for Neuroscience Meetings, Washington, DC, November 2011.

Spocter MA; Matschke J; Glatzel M; Wischhusen F; Puschel K; Manger PR. Human intraspecific brain and body size correlations: towards a casual model for human brain mass variation. Des Moines University Research Day; Des Moines, IA, December 2011.

Duka T; Spocter MA; Hopkins WD; Anderson S; Zachary C; Stimpson CD; Hof PR; Sherwood CC.A study of the asymmetrical expression of brain specific proteins in the cerebral cortex of the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, Portland, OR, April 2012.

Frerichs J, Thompson J, Kish R, Yoho RM. Surgical treatment of Lisfranc injuries: internal fixation versus primary arthrodesis. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2011.

Yoho RM, Tallerico V, Vardaxis V. The relationship between student academic and clinical performance in podiatric medical education at Des Moines University. American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Conference, Boston, MA, July 2011

Yoho RM, Ripp G, Kraemer G, Vardaxis V. A retrospective review of effects of metatarsus adductus on healing time in the proximal fifth metatarsal Jones fracture. American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Conference, Boston, MA, July 2011. Third place award.

Quinn EA*, Wiesner RM, Williams AM, Yoho RM. First MPJ joint arthrodesis versus implant arthroplasty: which provides higher patient satisfaction and functional outcomes? Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December 2011.

Yoho RM, Antonopoulos K, Vardaxis V. The relationship between undergraduate GPAs and the MCAT to academic performance in the first two years in podiatric medical school at DMU. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December 2011.

Grant L, Yoho RM. Metabolic dissimilarities in Charcot Ankles verus Charcot Midfoot. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December 2011.

Invited lecturer

Seminars, grand rounds, etc.

Frush, K.  “Septic arthritis in the foot”. Podiatry grand rounds for Iowa Health Systems residency.

Hoff, G. – Invited Lecture: “The Iowa Resurrectionists,” a general-interest history lecture, given at the Science Center of Iowa.

Kelly J.  Obstetric Emergencies.  Up-Date 2011, Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, IA, March 5, 2011.

Kelly J.  Complications of Delivery.  Up-Date 2011, Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, IA, March 6, 2011.

Kelly J.  Hormone Replacement Therapy – Up date on the NIH Study.  Iowa Physician Assistant Society Spring Conference, West Des Moines, IA, April 20, 2011.

Mahoney, J. Rearfoot Radiology. Presented at Methodist Grand Rounds, Des Moines, IA, May 20, 2011

Mahoney, J. Topographical Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle.  Presented with students at Heartland Conference, Des Moines, IA, October, 2011.

McClinton, S – Opportunity toward a more universal management guideline for plantar heel pain. Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Research Forum. December 2011.

McClinton, S – Footbones, footwear, and the stuff in between. Des Moines University Summer Research Program: Off the bench and out of the box. July 2011.

McClinton, S. – Walking from a Physical Therapist’s perspective and Foot and footwear assessment. American Volkssport Association Convention. June 2011.

McClinton, S. – Cycling injuries: prevention and treatment. Des Moines University Clinic Power Hour Series. April 2011.

McClinton, S. – Running injuries: prevention and treatment. Des Moines University Clinic Power Hour Series. February 2011.

Means, J.  “Suffering, Death and Rebirth: The Seasons of Life and the Spiritual Journey.” A presentation at PrairieFire – a program of spiritual renewal & formation. Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, Des Moines, IA, December 19, 2011.

Means, J.  “Spirituality and Behavioral Health: Clinical Perspectives & Reflections.”   Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, IA. May 9, 2011.

Newton, AD. Serving the Health Needs in St. Lucia as a Physiotherapist. Introduction to Public Health, HSCI 150, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 2011.

Nguyen, ML.  Life and Death Decisions:  Apoptosis During Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.  Off the Bench and out of the Box Seminar Series, Des Moines University Summer Program, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA June 17, 2011.

Reimer, R. A. (2011). Social Psychology in Health and Medicine. Presidential Inauguration series – Des Moines University.

Spocter MA. Homologues of human language areas in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Reconstructing the evolutionary history to the emergence of human language. University of Iowa, Neuroscience Graduate Seminar Series, Ames, IA, October 12, 2011

Spocter MA. Sizing up Hominids: Beyond Pangloss and spandrels and into a new perspective for brain and body size change. Des Moines University, Faculty Development Friday Seminar Series, Des Moines, IA, November 4, 2011.

Spocter MA. Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the human brain: Insights from comparative neuroanatomical studies in great apes and canids. Des Moines University, Faculty Development Friday Seminar Series, Des Moines, IA, February 10, 2012.

Yoho RM. Research at the College of Podiatric Medicine. Iowa Methodist Podiatric Residency Lecture Series. October 2011.

Editorial and peer review positions for publications

Finnerty EP. Advances in Physiological Education; Anatomical Sciences Education, Canadian Medical Education Journal; Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association; Medical Education Online; Medical Science Educator; Medical Teacher; MedEd Portal; Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine

Finnerty EP. Reviewer and Contributor (Associate Editorial Board) MedEd World

Hoff, G. Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine.

McClinton, S – Manuscript reviewer. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. November 2009 – Present.

Peterson SM Manuscript Reviewer:  Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy – 2002-present

Peterson, SM Manuscript Reviewer:  Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy – 2008-present

Peterson, SM Abstract Reviewer:  Orthopaedic Section of the APTA; Combined Sections Meeting – 2010-present

Peterson, SM Abstract Reviewer: AAOMPT National Conference – 2011

Peterson, SM Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member:  Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy – 2011

Schmidt, M. – Journal review: Chemosphere (1x)

Schmidt M. -Book review: Wiley-Blackwell (2x)

Spocter MA. Project Reviewer, National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa.

Spocter MA. Project reviewer, Iowa Academy of Sciences (IAS) Students Programs Committee.

Tran, QK. Manuscript reviewer. Journal of Endocrinology

Tran, QK. Manuscript reviewer. Cardiovascular Research

Tran, QK. Maunscript reviewer. American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Yoho RM.  Peer reviewer. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Summer cloing program/research symposiumOSIUM

Hulsebus, HJ, A Kempf, JT Gray, and S Akbar.  Molecular analysis of Cmy2 plasmid dissemination from diverse isolates of Salmonella.  Des Moines University Research Symposium.  December 1, 2011.

Hoover A, Hulsebus H, and Akbar S.  Determination of the presence of three classes of integrons in Salmonella enterica clinical isolates..  Summer Research Poster Presentation. 2011

Ranginwala, S., Hulsebus, H., and Akbar, S.  Sequence analysis of an antibiotic resistance gene cluster found in the CMY2-052 plasmid of Salmonella Typhimurium.  Summer Research Poster Presentation. 2011.

Whelan J, McClinton S, Vardaxis V. Altered patterns of pelvic motion associated with individuals with plantar pain. Des Moines University Research Symposium. Des Moines, IA, December 2011.

Steele T, Henslee A, Torbert D.  Effectiveness of Statin and Chemotherapeutic Drug Combination Therapy on an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia.

Scullin E, Steele T.  Effect of Statins and Chemotherapy on the Growth of a Natural Killer Cell Leukemia.

Schletzbaum A, Mercuris KL & Stevermer CA. Correlation of the Timed Up and Go and the Functional Ambulation Profile. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. December, 2011.

Bodnia EA, Rivera J, Schletzbaum A & Stevermer CA. Investigation of stair negotiation in a healthy population. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. December, 2011.

Burgard MA, Giles J, Stencel MG and Tran QK. Dissecting the mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor 1 action on Ca2+ signaling in the vascular endothelium. Poster presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Stencel MG, Francis S, Giles R, Burgard MA and Tran QK. Endothelial regulation of calmodulin expression in vascular smooth muscle cells. Poster presentation. Des Moines University research symposium 2011.

Firkins RM, Giles J, and Tran QK. Regulation of endothelial Ca2+ influx and efflux by 17β-estradiol. Poster presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium 2011, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Francis S, Firkins R, Stencel MG, Giles J and Tran QK. Preliminary examination of the effects of estrogen receptor activation on signaling via Ca2+-calmodulin in vascular smooth muscle cells. Poster presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium 2011, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Firkins R, Giles J, and Tran QK. Regulation of endothelial Ca2+ influx and efflux by 17β-estradiol. Poster presentation. Joint Annual Meeting of the Iowa and Nebraska Physiological Societies, Des Moines, 2011, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Giles J, Persechini A and Tran QK. Simvastatin modulates endothelial functions via calmodulin-dependent activities. Poster presentation. Joint Annual Meeting of the Iowa and Nebraska Physiological Societies, Des Moines, 2011, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2011.

Poster presentations

Petersen SM and Vardaxis VG.  Reliability of the Flexion-Rotation Test When Performed Actively by Subjects with Cervicogenic Headaches.  Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. New Orleans, Louisana, February 2011.

Petersen SM and Wyatt SN.  Lower trapezius muscle strength in subjects with neck pain. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. New Orleans, Louisana.

Mc Clinton S, Davenport T, Petersen SM.  Physical therapist management of complicated bilateral ankle sprain.  Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. New Orleans, Louisana, February 2011.

McNea LP and Petersen SM. Application of a treatment-based classification system and clinical guidelines for a patient with low back pain who fit into two subgroups. Des Moines University Research Symposium. Des Moines, Iowa, December 1, 2011.

Akasaka K, Boyer M, Schmidt M (2011). Analysis of TPS1 induction reveals slow response of yeast to boric acid exposure. American Society for Microbiology North Central Branch Meeting, Des Moines, IA, Oct 7th 2011.

Messerly J, Boyer M, Schmidt M (2011). Yeast boric acid resistance depends on cytoplasmic functions of Hog1. Midwest Yeast Meeting, Evanston, IL, Sep 24th 2011.

Shah R, Murray J, Schmidt M, Brooks S, Cadenillas J, Davin N, Hotopp D, DeReus J, Kozin R, Rigdon J, Sullivan K, Wahman L, Winfrey K (2011). The National Children’s Study – Polk County, Iowa: A community based approach to research. NCS Day at NIH, Bethesda, MD, Aug 24th 2011.

Schmidt M, Boyer M (2011). Suppression of yeast filamentous growth by boric acid. 123rd  Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Waverly, IA, Apr 30th 2011.

Publications submitted

Pruitt MM, Schmidt M, Coffman CR: Interactions Between the Tre1 G Protein-Coupled Receptor and the Wunen and Wunen2 Lipid Phosphate Phosphatases in Drosophila Primordial Germ Cells. Submitted to PLoS ONE, 11/22/2011.