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2014 Publications and Presentations

Books and Book Chapters

  • McGlamry M, Dayton PD. Postoperative Management Following Ankle Arthroscopy. ACFAS E-Book 2014
  • Petersen, S. Contributor: One Hundred Orthopedic Cases. Cook C, Learman K. New Jersey. Pearson Education, 2014.

Manuscripts Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Hammer RD, Butaric LN. 2014. Arrested pneumatization with extramedullary hematopoiesis of the clivus/sphenoid simulating metastatic carcinoma. Austin Journal of Anatomy 1:2.
  • Grippo AJ, Moffitt JA, Henry MK, Firkins R, Senkler J, McNeal N, Wardwell J, Scotti MA, Dotson A, Schultz R. Altered Connexin 43 and Connexin 45 Protein Expression in the Heart as a Function of Social and Environmental Stress in the Prairie Vole. Stress. 2014 Oct 22:1-32. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Galvan, M. D., Hulsebus, H., Heitker, T., Zeng, E., and Bohlson, S.S.  Complement protein C1q and adiponectin stimulate Mer tyrosine kinase dependent engulfment of apoptotic cells through a shared pathway Innate Immun. 2014. June 17.
  • Bohlson, S.S., O’Conner. S.D., Hulsebus, H.H., Ho, M., and Fraser, D.A.. Complement, C1q, and C1q-related molecules regulate macrophage polarization.  Frontiers in Immunology. 2014.  Aug 21;5:402
  • 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.
  • Meachen, J.A., A.C. Janowicz*, J.E. Avery* and R.W. Sadleir. 2014. Ecological changes in coyotes (Canis latrans) in response to the Ice Age megafaunal extinctions. PLoS ONE 9: e116041.
  • Meachen, J., F.R. O’Keefe and R.W. Sadleir. 2014. Evolution in the sabertooth cat, Smilodon fatalis in response to Pleistocene climate change. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 714-723.
  • Meachen, J. and T.E. Roberts. 2014. A novel multi-scale assessment of community assembly across time, space, and functional niche. The American Naturalist 183: 585-599.
  • Hoff G, Hirsch N, Means J, & Streyffeler L. A Call to Include Medical Humanities in the Curriculum of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and in Applicant Selection
  • Graves, N., Rettedal, D., Marshall, J., Frush K., & Vardaxis V.G. Ultrasound Assessment of the Dorsal Lisfranc Ligament Strain under Clinically Relevant Loads. JAPMA. Jan-Feb 2014.
  • Mahoney J, Vardaxis V, Anwar N, Hagenbucher J. Relationship between faculty and standardized patient assessment scores of podiatric medical students during a standardized performance assessment laboratory.
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hunziker B, Nielson, T, Reimer R. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review. J. Foot Ankle Surgery 53(1), 2014
  • 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 Sites: A Prospective Observation. J Foot and Ankle Surgery 53(2), 2014
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi. Radiographic Analysis of Frontal Plane Rotation of the First Metatarsal in a Cadaveric Model.  J Foot Ankle Surgery 53(3), 2014
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hensley, N. Minimally Invasive Repair of Calcaneal Fractures Using External Fixation: A technique guide and literature review. J Foot Ankle Surgery 53(3), 2014
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Holmes C, Feilmeier M, McArdle A, Coleman, N. Observed Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the First Ray Following Valgus Rotation of the Hallux: A Cadaveric Study. J Foot Ankle Surgery, 53(5), 2014.
  • Rodriguez, E., Bowen, M., Cherkashin, A., Samchukov, M., Frania,S., Dayton, P., Nelson, P. Ilizarov method of fixation for the management of pilon and distal tibial fractures in the compromised diabetic patient: A technique guide. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 7 (2), 2014.
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M., Kauwe, M.: Is Our Current Paradigm for Evaluation and Management of the Bunion Deformity Flawed?: A discussion of procedure philosophy relative to anatomy. J Foot and Ankle Surgery 54(1), 2014.
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Sedberry S. Complications of Suture Techniques for Bunion Correction: A systematic review. (Accepted JFAS December 2014).
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Feilmeier M. Clarification of the Anatomic Definition of the Bunion. J Foot Ankle Surg 53(2): 160-163, 2014.
  • 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, 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. J Foot Ankle Surg 53(3): 274-278, 2014.
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hunziker B, Nielson, T, Reimer R. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review. J Foot Ankle Surg 53(5):620-623, 2014.
  • Dirkx, M., Boyer, M.P., Pradhan, P., Brittingham, A., Wilson, W.A. 2014. Expression and characterization of a β-fructofuranosidase from the parasitic protist Trichomonas vaginalis. BMC Biochemistry 15: 12-19.
  • Brittingham, A., and Wilson, W.A. 2014. The Antimicrobial Effect of Boric Acid on Trichomonas vaginalis. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 41 (12), 718-722.
  • Sabic, D., Blattner, C., Metts, J.M., Newborn and Infant Pain Control Clinical Pediatrics June 24, 2014.
  • Clayton SC, Zhang Z, Beltz T, Xue B, Johnson AK. CNS Neuroplasticity and Salt Sensitive Hypertension Induced by Prior Treatment with Sub-Pressor Doses of Angiotensin II or Aldosterone. American Journal of Physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 2014 Jun; 206 (12): R908-17. PMID:24694383.
  • *Ncube, B., Ansong, J., Daniels, K., Campbell-Stennett, D., Reimer, R. A. (In Press). Sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive persons in Jamaica. International Journal of Health Sciences.
  • Gentile, D.A., Reimer, R.A., Nathanson, A., Walsh, D.A., Eisenmann, J.C. (2014). Protective effects of parental monitoring on children’s media use: A prospective study. JAMA – Pediatrics, 168, 479-484. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.146
  • Reimer, R. A., *Schommer, J. A., Houlihan, A. E., & Gerrard, M. (2014). Ethnic and gender differences in HPV knowledge, awareness, and vaccine acceptability among white and Hispanic men and women. Journal of Community Health, 39, 274-284. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-013-9773-y
  • *Pearson, C., *Ben-David, S., Reimer, R. A. (2014). Information avoidance in real versus hypothetical conditions. Presented at the DMU mentored student research program closing symposium.
  • *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.
  • McClinton SM, Cleland JC, Flynn TW. Predictors of Response to Physical Therapy Intervention for Plantar Heel Pain: A Secondary Analysis of Data from a Randomized Clinical Trial [Published online Nov 3, 2014]. Foot Ankle Int. doi:10.1177/1071100714558508.
  • Ananieva EA, Patel CH, Drake CH, Powell JD, Hutson SM. 2014. Cytosolic Branched Chain Aminotransferase (BCATc) Regulates mTORC1 Signaling and Glycolytic Metabolism in CD4+ T cells. J Biol Chem 298: 18793-18804.
  • Rose, K.D., R.H. Dunn, and L. Grande. 2014. 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(4): 932–940.
  • Cook C, 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?J Man Manip Ther. 2014 Nov; 22(4):173-80.
  • Petersen SM, Vardaxis VV. The flexion-rotation test performed actively and passively: a comparison of range of motion in patients with cervicogenic headache. J Man Manip Ther. 2014 June.
  • Tran QK*, VerMeer M. Biosensor-based approach identifies four distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the G Protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor 1. PLOS ONE 2014; 9(2): e89669.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089669.*Corresponding author.
  • Odagiri K, Inui N, Miyakawa S, Hakamata A, Wei J, Takehara Y, Sakahara H, Sugiyama M, Alley M, Tran QK, Watanabe H. Abnormal Hemodynamics in the Pulmonary Artery Depicted with Time-resolved 3D Phase Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4D-Flow) in a Young Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circ J 2014; 78(7): 1770-1772.
  • Wauson EM*, Dbouk HA, Ghosh AB, and Cobb MH*. G protein-coupled receptors and the regulation of autophagy. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May; 25(5):274-282. *Co-corresponding authors.
  • Guerra ML, Wauson EM, Mc Glynn K, Cobb MH. Muscarinic Control of MIN6 Pancreatic β Cells Is Enhanced by Impaired Amino Acid Signaling. J Biol Chem. 2014 May 16;289(20):14370-9. PMC in progress.

Manuscripts in Press (Accepted but not yet Published)

  • Goswami, A., W.J. Binder, J.A. Meachen and F.R. O’Keefe. In Press. From shrews to sabre-toothed cats: a deep time perspective on phenotypic integration and modularity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Dayton P, Sedberry S, Feilmeier M. Complications of Metatarsal Suture Techniques for Bunion Correction: A systematic review of the literature. (Accepted for publication J Foot Ankle Surg December 2014)
  • Patestas, MA., Gartner, LP. A Textbook of Neuroanatomy. Second Edition.
  • Dunn, R.H. and K.D. Rose. Evolution of early Eocene Palaeosinopa (Mammalia, Pantolestidae) in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology.
  • Boyer, D.M., G.S. Yapuncich, J.E. Butler, R.H. Dunn, E.R. Seiffert. Evolution of postural diversity in primates as reflected by medial tibial facet. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Submitted Manuscripts

  • Butaric LN. (Submitted to Anatomical Record). Differential scaling patterns of maxillary sinus volume and nasal cavity breadth among modern humans.
  • Meachen, J.A. and L. Werdelin. In Revision. Carnivore postcranial disparity: adaptation to climate and habitat. Ecography.
  • Pointer BR, Boyer M, Schmidt M (2014). Boric acid destabilizes the hyphal cytoskeleton and inhibits invasive growth of Candida albicans. Yeast.
  • Dayton P, Coleman N, Feilmeier M. Ranum, R., Reimers, R.: Range of Motion After First Metatarsal Phalangeal Replacement Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. (Submitted to J. Foot and Ankle Surgery October 2014)
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M., Thompson, M., Whitehouse, P., Reimer, R. : Comparison of Internal and External Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. (Submitted to J. Foot and Ankle Surgery October 2014)
  • Stebbins, C, Gillmore, S, Gopinathan, N, Chambers, P. Physician Assistant student psychological type preferences to inform academic and professional practice. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. Submitted November, 2014.
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Whitehouse P, Mitchell T. Comparison of Outcomes and Complications for Internal and External Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. (Submitted to J Foot Ankle Surg September 2014).
  • Caudell G, Feilmeier M. Complications associated with co-morbid conditions. Chapter in book: Complications in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Editors: Michael S. Lee and Jordan P. Grossman. (Pending publication)
  • Yoho R, Vardaxis V, Millonig, K. The relationship between academic performance and student clinical performance self-assessment in the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Submitted to the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. December, 2014.
  • Metts, J.M., Sabic, D., Blattner, C. A 2-year-old Male with Prolonged Fever: Infliximab use when IVIG fails in Kawasaki Disease. 2014.
  • Petersen SM, Cook C, Donaldson M, Hassen A, Ellis A, Learman K. The effects of manual therapy with augmentative exercises for neck pain: a randomized clinical trial. JMMT.JMMT Submitted Oct 2014. In Revision.
  • Petersen SM, Domino NA, Cook CE. Scapulo-Thoracic strength in patients with neck pain. J Back Musculoskeletal Rehab. Submitted July 2014. In Review.
  • Tran QK*, VerMeer M, Burgard MA, Hassan A, Giles JR. Hetero-Oligomeric Complex between the G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 and the Plasma Membrane Ca2+-ATPase 4b. *Corresponding author. Submitted to the Journal of Biological Chemistry. In revision.
  • Arnett DC, Persechini A, Tran QK, Black DJ, Johnson CK. Fluorescence quenching studies of structure and dynamics in calmodulin-eNOS complexes. Submitted to FEBS Letters. In revision.

Scientific/Professional Plenary or Platform Presentations (Including Abstracts)

  • Hulsebus, H.J. and Bohlson, S.S. “Characterization of a novel C1q-dependent engulfment pathway in primary mouse and human phagocytes.  Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Fort Dodge, IA.
  • O’Conner, S. Hulsebus, H., and Bohlson, S.S. Deciphering pathways for C1q-dependent regulation of inflammation.  DMU research symposium.  Des Moines, IA
  • Meachen, J.A. and A.C. Janowicz. 2014. Natural Trap Cave: a morphological assessment of the Pleistocene to Holocene transition. 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Berlin, Germany.
  • Janowicz, A.C., J.E. Avery and J.A. Meachen. 2014. Evolution of coyote mandibles in response to competitors and the megafaunal extinctions. Des Moines University July Research Symposium.
  • Frush K. Complicated Peroneal Tendonopathy. Oral presentation. Des Moines University Foot and Ankle Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2014.
  • Frush K. Comparison of Topical Wound Agents: Advanced Dressings. Oral Presentation. Des Moines University Foot and Ankle Symposium, Des Moines, IA. April 2014. And at Heartland Podiatry Conference, Des Moines, IA, October 2014
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi J. Observed Changes in the First Metatarsal and Medial Cuneiform Position Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Arthrodesis. J Foot Ankle Surg doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.09.011 (Selected for podium presentation)
  • Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Wienke JC Jr. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle after First MTPJ Arthrodesis in Patients with Hallux Valgus. J Foot Ankle Surg doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.09.012
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi. Radiographic analysis of frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal.
  • Dayton P, Coleman N, Feilmeier M, Ranum R. Range of Motion After First Metatarsal Phalangeal Replacement Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. DMU Research Symposium, December 2014.
  • Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Weinke J. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle after First MPJ Arthrodesis in Patients with Hallux Valgus. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL, February 2014, Presenting Author.
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M,  Hirschi J.Observed Changes in the First Metatarsal and Medial Cuneiform Position Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Arthrodesis. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL, February 2014. (Presented by M. Kauwe)
  • 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. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL, February 2014. (Presented by P. Dayton)
  • Chapman, B.S., Wilson, W.A., and Brittingham, A. 2014. Variation in Carbohydrate Utilization by Trichomonads of Man Inhabiting Distinct Anatomical Niches. 2014 DMU Summer Research Program. Des Moines, IA. 2014.
  • McCarthy T, McClinton SM. Comparison of arch height index in individuals with and without plantar heel pain. Des Moines University Mentored Student Research Program. July 2014.
  • Vardaxis V, Patel D, Schultze K, Covill L, Nettrour J, Mahoney C. Postural Control in Hip Osteoarthritis Patients Before and After Total Hip Arthroplasty. 7th World Conference of Biomechanics. July 6-11, 2014, Boston MA.
  • Sauer, H., Nguyen, M., Gentry, B. Biosynthesis of MBX-2168 Triphosphate in Herpes Virus-Infected Cells. DMU Research Symposium Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. December 4, 2014.
  • Dunn, R.H., K.D. Rose, K. Kumar, R.S. Rana, and T. Smith. Primate postcrania from the early Eocene of India, and implications for the initial diversification of strepsirhines and haplorhines. American Journal of Physical Anthropology S58: 110–111.
  • Dunn, R., and Townsend, K.E.B. New Pantolestids from the Uinta Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2014, 122. (Poster)
  • Morse, P., Strait, S., Bloch, J., Boyer, D., and R. Dunn. Primate body size across the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum in North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2014, 192. (Podium presentation by Morse)
  • Cook CE, Petersen SM, Donaldson MB, Learman KE. Can manual therapists determine responders to care after the first visit? Platform presentation. Annual conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. San Antonio, Texas. October 24, 2014.
  • Terry LE, VerMeer M, Tran QK. The G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 regulates store-operated Ca2+ entry in the vascular endothelium. Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, CA. Abstract: FASEB J April 2014 28:LB570.
  • Tran QK, Burgard MA, VerMeer M, Giles J. The G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 Regulates Endothelial Ca2+ efflux via the plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase. Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, CA. Abstract: FASEB J April 2014 28:LB568.
  • Ehlers K, VerMeer M, Tran QK. Biosensor-based identification and characterization of three distinct calmodulin-binding domains in the human angiotensin II receptor type 1A. Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, CA. Abstract: FASEB J April 2014 28:LB569.
  • Duffy, P.A. Immigrant and refugee health care in central Iowa and implications for public health: Provider, Patient, and Community Perspectives. 2014 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health. April 2, 2014, Ames, Iowa.

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

  • Harper-Judd J, Holliday C, Knocke M, Butaric L, George I, Middleton K, Moffett E, Swartz S, Tsai H, Warren A. Dinosaurs and Cavemen Science Expo: Science outreach using interactive and experiential anatomical learning. Education and Outreach Poster Session. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Berlin, Germany. November.
  • Butaric LN, Maddux SD. A preliminary 3D analysis of ecogeographical variation in modern human (Homo sapiens) maxillary sinus shape. Poster. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Calgary, Canada. April. Abstract published in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58):87.
  • Maddux S, Ward C, Middleton K, Aldridge K, Holliday C, Harper-Judd J, Jorgensen M, Butaric L, Wetzel S. The role of the gift of body donors as medical educators. Poster. University of Missouri School of Medicine Education Day, Columbia, Missouri. April.
  • Harper-Judd J, Ward CV, Aldridge KJ, Holliday CM, Maddux SD, Middleton K, Jorgensen M, Butaric L. Undergraduate human anatomy course redesign. Poster. University of Missouri School of Medicine Education Day, Columbia, Missouri. April.
  • Henry M, Carney K, Mortensen L. Training The Trainer: The Impact Of A Clinical Preceptor Module On The Level of Student Participation In Obstetric Clinical Skills. AACOM, 2014.
  • Moffitt JA, Thomas EG, Firkins RM, Senkler JG, Henry MK. Exercise Training Results in Reduced Arrhythmic Burden and a Decrease in the Expression of Connexin 43 Phosphorylation at Serine 368 in Response to Acute Myocardial Ischemia. American College of Sports Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, 2014.
  • Kadow ZA, Jepson AJ, Firkins RM, Davenport AN, Henry MK, Moffitt JA. The Effects of Moderate Intensity Exercise Training on the Incidence of Supraventricular Arrhythmias and Atrial Connexin40 and Connexin43 Expression in Young and Aged Rats. Experimental Biology, 2014
  • Henry M, Grippo A, Moffitt J, Firkins R, Senkler J, McNeal N, Wardell J, Scotti M, Dotson A, Schultz R. Alteration in Expression of the Cardiac Gap Junction Proteins Connexin 43 and 45 Following Social and Environmental Stress in Prairie Vole Hearts. Des Moines University Research Symposium, 2014.
  • O’Conner, S.D., Hulsebus, H.J., and Bohlson, S.S. “Complement component C1q regulates macrophage inflammatory signaling.”  Iowa  Academy of Sciences Annual meeting, Fort Dodge, IA.
  • Gonser, E., *O’Conner, S.D. and Bohlson, S.S. “Complement component C1q regulates macrophage activation” Des Moines University Mentored Student Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA
  • Sztuk, N.C. and Bohlson, S.S. “Optimization of an in vitro phagocytosis assay using a pH sensitive dye” Des Moines University Mentored Student Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA
  • O’Conner, S.D., Hulsebus H.H. and Bohlson, S.S. “Deciphering pathways for C1q-dependent efferocytosis and inflammatory signaling” Society for Leukocyte Biology annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Hulsebus, H., O’Conner, S., and Bohlson, S.S. “An investigation of pathways involved in C1q-dependent efferocytosis and inflammatory signaling in human macrophages.   Des Moines University Research Symposium
  • Gonser, E., O’Conner, S., and Bohlson, S.S. “Complement component C1q regulates macrophage activation.” Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Pointer B, Boyer M, Schmidt M (2014). Boric acid destabilizes the actin cytoskeleton and selectively inhibits invasive growth of Candida albicans. DMU Research Symposium December 2014.
  • Schmidt M, Pointer B, Boyer M (2014). Measuring albicans intracellular pH during boric acid exposure. DMU Research Symposium December 2014.
  • Pointer B, Boyer M, Schmidt M (2014). Boric acid destabilizes the actin cytoskeleton and selectively inhibits invasive growth of Candida albicans. Midwest Yeast Meeting, Evanston, IL.
  • Wilson W, Schmidt M (2014). Evidence-based changes to a medical biochemistry course: Pre-matriculation intervention driving course design. IAMSE Meeting 2014, Nashville.
  • Liang S, Boyer M, Pointer B, Schmidt M (2014). Influence of boric acid on Candida albicans ATP/ADP ratio. DMU Summer Research Symposium.
  • Hjelmaas AJ, Venezia CS, Boyer MP, Schmidt M (2014). Boric acid has stronger inhibitory activity on the hyphal form of the dimorphic fungus Candida albicans. 126th meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Fort Dodge, IA.
  • Pointer BR, Boyer MP, Schmidt M (2014). Boric acid inhibits hyphal growth of albicans by preventing Spitzenkoerper maintenance. 126th meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Fort Dodge, IA.
  • Schmidt M, Pointer B, Boyer M (2014). Boric acid stress suppresses Candida albicans hyphal growth. 12th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, New Orleans, LA.
  • Sukovaty, K., Frush, K., Viability of Below Knee Amputation After Failed Reverse Sural Artery Flap for Lower Extremity Limb Salvage. Poster Presentation. Heartland Podiatry Conference.  October 2014. And for Summer research symposium July 2014
  • Millonig, K., Lloyd, A., Ross, V., Shaw, R. Contraception Accessibility in Rural Honduras. Accepted for poster presentation at the 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 2014 and Des Moines University Research Symposium, December, 2014.
  • Ross, V., Finn, K., Shaw, R.. Des Moines University Medical Service Trip 2014: Rural Honduras. Accepted for poster presentation at the 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 2014 and Des Moines University Research Symposium, December, 2014.
  • Millonig, K., Olson, M., Ross, V., Shaw, R. Sexually Transmitted Infections in Rural Honduras. Accepted for poster presentation at the 6th Annual Global Health Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 2014 and Des Moines University Research Symposium, December, 2014.
  • Mahoney J, Anwar N, Mack M, Matz D, Geletta S. Using Sheet Plastination Models to Enhance Podiatric Students Understanding of Cross-sectional Relationships in the Lower Extremities on MRI, December, 2014. Des Moines, IA.
  • Hogue CW, Stewart B, Feilmeier M, Mahoney J. Is the Increasing Scope of Podiatric Medical Education and Residency Training Leading to an Increase in the Privileges Granted to Recently Graduated Podiatric Physicians?, December, 2014. Des Moines, IA.
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Feilmeier M. Measurement of Metatarsal Supination Required to Anatomically Align the First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint in a Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis. DMU Research Symposium, December 2014. (Presented by M Kauwe, won top resident poster)
  • Dayton P, Coleman N, Feilmeier M. Ranum, R., Reimers, R.: Range of Motion After First Metatarsal Phalangeal Replacement Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. Heartland Foot & Ankle Conference, Des Moines, Iowa 2014. Winner of general poster category
  • Dayton P, Feilmeier, Kauwe M, Holmes C, McArdle A, Coleman N.: Observed Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the First Ray Following Frontal and Transverse Plane Rotation of the Hallux: Does the Hallux Drive the Metatarsal in a Bunion Deformity. APMA National Meeting, Honalulu, HI 2014. Second Place Award
  • Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Sedberry S, Reimer RA. Does getting sutures wet postoperatively increase the incidence of infection? A Prospective Observation. ACFAS Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando FL, February 2014.
  • Stebbins, C and Gillmore, S. Physician Assistant Student Psychological Type Preference to Inform Academic and Professional Practice. Closing Ceremony of the Mentored Research Program, Des Moines, IA, July 2014.
  • Mitchell T, Whitehouse P, Dayton P, Feilmeier M. Comparison of Outcomes and Complications for Internal and External Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Heartland Podiatry Conference 2014, 1st Place. Selected for presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, February 2015.
  • Dayton P, Kauwe M, Feilmeier M. Measurement of Metatarsal Supination Required to Anatomically Align the First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint in a Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis. DMU Research Symposium, December 2014. (Presented by M Kauwe, won top resident poster). Selected for presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, February 2015.
  • Kindred K, Gardner J, Feilmeier M, McClinton S. Inter-rater Reliability of Ankle Plantar Flexor Isokinetic Testing. Heartland Podiatry Conference, October 2014; DMU Research Symposium, December 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. DMU Research Symposium, December 2013; APMA National Meeting, Hawaii 2014.
  • Brittingham, A., and Wilson, W.A. 2014. The Antimicrobial Effect of Boric Acid on Trichomonas vaginalis. 126th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science. Fort Dodge, IA.
  • Smith, R.W., Brittingham, A., and Wilson, W.A. 2014. Characterization of a Secreted Glucosidase from the Human Pathogen Trichomonas vaginalis. 2014 DMU Research Symposium. Des Moines, IA.
  • Davis, A., Boyer, M.P., Brittingham, A., and Wilson, W.A. 2014. Expression and Purification of UDP Glucose Pyrophosphorylase from Trichomonas vaginalis. DMU Research Symposium. Des Moines, IA. 2014.
  • Lighthouse, N.C., Brittingham, A., Wilson, W.A., and Stuart, M.K. Antibodies to Trichomonas vaginalis Glycogen Phosphorylase Isoenzymes. 2014 Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium, A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO. 2014.
  • Gillette JC, Hall M, & Stevermer CA. (2014, July). Post-ACLR knee joint contact forces during stair negotiation. World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA. July 2014.
  • Rindfleisch A, Stevermer C, & Mercuris K. (2014, February). Relationship between Timed-Up-and-Go and Functional Ambulation Profile. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. February 2014.
  • Stevermer C, McCall B & Smith K. (2014, December). Gait assessment during simulated pregnancy. 2014 Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA.
  • Rindfleisch A, Stevermer C & McCall B. (2014, December). Lower limb dominance and functional task performance. 2014 Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA.
  • Wilson, W.A. and Schmidt, M. 2014. Evidence-based changes to a medical biochemistry course: pre-matriculation interventions driving course design. 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Yoho R, Vardaxis V, Millonig, K. The relationship between academic performance and student clinical performance self-assessment. Presented at the 2014 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting. July, 2014.
  • Hintz T, Mercuris K, Espey S, LeMaster K. Postural Stability in Healthy Older Adults Following Tai Chi Lessons from a Novice versus Experienced Instructor. DMU Reseach Symposium. December, 2014.
  • Rindfleisch A, Stevermer C, Mercuris K. Relationship Between Timed-Up-and-Go and Functional Ambulation Profile. CSM February, 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Mercuris KL, Wilkening K, Fielitz K, McDermott M. Impact of Electrical Stimulation Training on Gait and Function in Six Children with Disability. CSM February, 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Wolf J, Rivera J, McClinton SM, Vardaxis V. Differences in the kinematic breakdown of foot support pattern in patients with plantar fasciitis. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2014.
  • Kindred K, Gardner J, Feilmeier M, McClinton SM. Inter-rater reliability of ankle plantar flexor isokinetic testing. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2014.
  • Phillips A, McClinton SM. Gait deviations association with plantar heel pain: A systematic review. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2014.
  • Phillips A, McClinton SM. Gait deviations association with plantar heel pain: A systematic review. Iowa Podiatric Medical Society Heartland Podiatry Conference. October 2014.
  • Ananieva EA, Powell JD, Bostic J, Patel C, Hutson SM. Effects of Leucine Metabolism on Lymphocyte Activation and Cancer Growth: A Potential Target for Nutritional Immunotherapy in Cancer. Abstracts of DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2014.
  • Yingst A, Pradhan P, and Steele TA (2014). Action of fluvastatin on signal transduction pathways of an aggressive natural killer cell leukemia cell line. Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation and published abstract (The FASEB Journal 28:LB227).
  • Hoisington, C., Tang, C., Whyms, B., Patestas, M., Hof, P.,  Sherwood, C.,  Spocter, M. A Preliminary Digital MRI Brain Atlas of the Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) and Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris). 2014.
  • Patestas, M. 2014 Program and Abstract. Des Moines, IA: DMU Mentored Research Symposium. 2014.
  • Beverly, C. Using the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) and Clubhouse Model to Educate Faculty and Students about mental Illness and Community-Based Approaches to Holistic Treatment. DMU Research Symposium. December 2014.
  • Covill L, Cook J. Student traits and attitudes toward the flipped classroom experience. DMU Research Symposium, December 4, 2014.
  • Dedthanou, P., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M. The Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312 has an antiviral effect on Herpes Simplex Virus. The 126th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, IA, April 11-12, 2014.
  • Montero-Watson, F., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M. Autophagy in Herpes Simplex I Infected HEp-2 Cells. Mentored Student Research Program, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, July 18, 2014.
  • Mueller, M., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M. Promotion of Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 Replication through Bak and Bax. Mentored Student Research Program , Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA,  July 18, 2014.
  • Montero-Watson, F., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M. Autophagy in Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Infected HEp-2 and hTERT-HME-1 Cells. DMU Research Symposium Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, December 4, 2014.
  • Waner B and Petersen S. Reliability of hip extension strenth measures comparing the prone and prone standing positions. Des Moines University. Mentored Student Research Program. Des Moines, Iowa. July, 2014.
  • Domino N, Sidesinger M, Petersen SM, Cook C. Lower Trapezius Strength Following Manual Therapy and Augmented Exercise for Neck Pain. Poster presentation. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Las Vegas, Nevada. February 5, 2014.
  • Brown KR, Soloai JB, Learman KE, Petersen SM. Hip Muscle Strength in Individuals with Low Back Pain. Poster Presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium. Des Moines, Iowa. December 4, 2014.
  • Tran QK, VerMeer M, Burgard MA, Hassan AB, and Giles JR. Hetero-Oligomeric Complex between the G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 and the Plasma Membrane Ca2+-ATPase 4b. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • VerMeer M, Firkins R, Giles J, Francis S, Matnishian V, Jasurda J, Tran QK. Estrogen enhances linkage in the vascular calmodulin network via a feedforward at the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • Terry LE, VerMeer M, Francis S, Tran QK. The G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 and components of Ca2+ entry. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • Ehlers K, VerMeer M and Tran QK. Identification, characterization and functional significance of calmodulin binding domains in the human angiotensin II receptor type 1A. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • Gebert-Oberle B, VerMeer M and Tran QK. Calmodulin: a new partner of the α1A adrenergic receptor. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • Matnishian V, Jasurda J and Tran QK. Generation of loss-of-function mutations in the calmodulin-binding domains of the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1. DMU Research Symposium 2014.
  • Beer, G. and Duffy, P.A. Poster Presentation: Part III–Community Perspective: Micro-populations© in Central Iowa. DMU Research Day. Des Moines, IA. July 18, 2014.

Invited Lecturer (Seminars, Grand Rounds, etc)

  • Butaric, LN. Airheads: Anatomy and physiology of the nasal complex. November 17 & 18, 2014. Central Campus, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Butaric, LN. Arrested development: Understanding clinical implications of paranasal sinus growth & variation. November 7, 2014. Friday Research Seminar Series, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA.
  • Butaric, LN. In your face: Modern human variation of internal craniofacial structures. March 28, 2014. College of Science, Benedictine University, Naperville, IL.
  • Henry MK. FUTURE in Biomedicine Program. Panelist. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. October 2014.
  • Bohlson, SS. C1q: a great complement to a good meal. California State University Long Beach.
  • Chambers, B. Admissions Pando. Physician Assistant Education Association. March 2014, October 2014.
  • Heineman, K. Osteopathic Considerations for Gastrointestinal Concerns, Upper Midwest Osteopathic Health Conference, Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association, Des Moines IA, May 2014.
  • Meachen, J.A. The end of the Ice Age: ecology, functional morphology, and megafaunal response to a changing world. Anthropology Department, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. 2014.
  • Meachen, J.A. Biotechnology in paleontology: Adventures from Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. Des Moines Public High Schools Central Campus, Physiology & Biotechnology class, Des Moines, IA. 2014.
  • Meachen, J.A. and F.R. O’Keefe. Ice age predators in a changing world: climate change and evolution at Rancho La Brea. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA. 2014.
  • Meachen, J.A. Deadly Carving Tooth: the sabercat, Smilodon fatalis. Burpee Museum PaleoFest, Rockford, IL. 2014.
  • Vassilios Vardaxis, PhD; David Stapleton, BSc; and James Mahoney, DPM. Functional asymmetry of the hind foot during walking at different speeds. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics; July 6-11, 2014. Boston, MA.
  • Dayton, P. Redefining the Three Dimensional Anatomy of the Bunion Deformity. Des Moines University Research Series, Des Moines Iowa. 2014.
  • Dayton, P. A New Direction for MPAV Treatment and Timing for Getting Surgical Sites Wet. Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. 2014.
  • Dayton, P. Ankle Arthrodesis with IM Nail Biologics in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Minimally Invasive Repair of Ankle Fractures. Biomet Surgeon Training, Lecture and Cadaver Lab, Chicago, IL. 2014
  • Dayton, P. Ankle Arthrodesis with IM Nail and Lisfranc’s Fusion. Biomet Surgeon Training, Lecture and Cadaver Lab, Phoenix, AZ. 2014
  • Dayton, P. Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy, Dorsal Suspension Suture for Digital Surgery, Application of Skin Grafts, Lisfranc’s Injury and Arthrodesis, and A New Direction for MPAV Treatment. DMU Foot and Ankle Symposium / Annual Meeting. 2014.
  • Dayton, P. Rotation or Release for MTPJ Alignment, Evidence for External Fixation in Charcot, Mapping out Deformities, Diabetic Deformity Master Techniques Cadaver Lab, Calcanectomy, and Hallux Varus, Lisfranc Fracture, Achilles Tendon. ACFAS Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL. 2014.
  • Dayton, P. Principles of Locked Plating, Minimally Invasive Treatment of Ankle Fractures, Posterior Calcaneal Repair. Biomet Surgeon Training, Lecture and Cadaver Lab, Tampa, FL. 2014.
  • Stebbins, C. Introduction to Flex Care Communication Training for the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, Health Education Network (HEN), Prairie Meadow Conference Center, Altoona, IA. August 26, 2014.
  • Stebbins, C. Introduction to Module One of Flex Care, for the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, Health Education Network (HEN), Prairie Meadow Conference Center, Altoona, IA. August 26, 2014.
  • Feilmeier, M. Dem Bones: Foot Bone Connected to the Leg Bone: Functional Connection Between a Pathologic Flatfoot and Proximal Extremity Symptoms. Iowa Physical Therapy Association Southwest District Meeting, November 2014
  • Feilmeier, M. Renaming the Bunion According to Anatomic Principles-Physician’s Program and Would You Rather? Common Podiatric Pathologies and Treatments-Assistant’s Program. Heartland Scientific and Assistant’s Conference, October 2014.
  • Feilmeier, M. History and Physical for the Podiatric Patient-Assistant’s Program. APMA National Scientific Meeting, July 2014.
  • Feilmeier, M. First Ray Changes Following First MTPJ Fusion, Can Sutures Get Wet Postoperative: A Systematic Review and Prospective Observation, and Pediatric Foot and Ankle Fractures. Des Moines University Foot & Ankle Symposium, April 2014.
  • Feilmeier, M. It’s Not Just Swelling Anymore. Des Moines University Ground Rounds, April 2014.
  • Lowry K, Mercuris K & Stevermer C. The Motor Control Lab: The Who, the What, and the Why. Des Moines University Friday Research Seminar Series. September 2014.
  • Metts, M. Giving the Student Feedback: What to say and what not to say, American College of Osteopathic Pediatrics. Seattle, Washington at OMED October 26, 2014.
  • Mercuris, K., Beecher, G., McGaughy, G. Stepping Out of the Box: Assessment and Intervention of Neurologic Gait. Ames, Iowa.  IPTA Spring Conference, April 25, 2014.
  • Mercuris, K. Aging, Fall Risk, and Prevention through Exercise. Iowa Fall Coalition. Webinar-September 17, 2014.
  • Mercuris, K. Slip and Falls- Who, When and How. Iowa Municipalities Workers’ Compensation Association (IMWCA). October 14, 2014.
  • Heineman K. It’s the Flu Season. Grand Rounds, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA, October 2014.
  • Clayton SC. Blood Pressure Regulation. Des Moines University. February 2014.
  • McClinton SM. Iowa Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference. Demystifying the Pieces of the Plantar Fasciitis Puzzle. November 2014.
  • McClinton SM. Des Moines University Lunch and Learn. Running from injury: How to avoid common running-related injuries. October 2014.
  • McClinton SM. IMT Des Moines Marathon Run Club. Self soft tissue mobilization for runners. June 2014.
  • McClinton SM. Des Moines University Clinic Power Hour Series. How to deal with plantar fasciitis that disrupts your exercise plans. April 2014.
  • McClinton SM. Rural Medicine Educational Pathway; Friday night lights. Plantar heel pain: Physical therapist management considerations. March 2014.
  • Porter, Tracy. Postural Correction for the PTA. Iowa Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference. 2014.
  • Covill, L. Physical Therapy Management of Plantar Heel Pain. Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium – Des Moines University – April 25-26th, 2014.
  • Petersen SM. Looking Beyond Where It Hurts: Regional Interdependence. International Spine and Pain Instutute. Mercy Hospital. Des Moines, Iowa. May 1, 2014.
  • DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Pain in the Neck. Co-presenters Ripley B, DO; Petersen S, PT; Matz D, PhD. Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa. November 6, 2014.
  • Duffy, P.A. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: What Impact has there been for Patients and Providers? Iowa Physician Assistant Society Spring 2014 CME Conference. April 15, 2014.
  • Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: The Impact on Physical Therapy Practice? Iowa Physical Therapy Association Conference, Ames, IA. April 24, 2014.
  • S. Health Care System: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act. University of Iowa, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Iowa City, IA. May 29, 2014.
  • Leadership and Advocacy. Student Assembly of American Physical Therapy Association. Virtual Panel. August 6, 2014.

Editorial and Peer-Review Positions for Publications

  • Butaric, LN. Cambridge University Press.
  • Butaric, LN. American Journal Physical Anthropology.
  • Butaric, LN. Journal of Advanced Research.
  • Henry MK. Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer. Medical Science Educator.
  • Bohlson, SS. Peer reviewer for Journal of Immunology, Current Drug Targets.
  • Bohlson, SS. Editorial Advisory Board: Current Drug Targets.
  • Heineman K. Manuscript reviewer: Novel Physiotherapies.
  • Meachen, J.A. Reviewer for a book proposal for Columbia University Press.
  • Meachen, J.A. Peer-reviewer for professional journals: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Naturwissenschaften, Conservation Biology, BMC Evolutionary Biology, and Lethaia
  • Dayton, P. Forefoot reconstruction. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery.
  • Stebbins, C. Manuscript review. Journal for Healthcare Administration Education
  • Feilmeier, M. Peer reviewer. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Stevermer CA. Manuscript Reviewer, Gait and Posture.
  • Stevermer CA. Manuscript Reviewer, Computers in Medicine and Biology.
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. Biotechnology Reports.
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. The Protein Journal.
  • McClinton SM. Manuscript reviewer. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
  • McClinton SM. Invited manuscript reviewer. Journal of Athletic Training.
  • Cahalan, J.L. Peer reviewer, Journal of Allied Health.
  • Steele TA. Manuscript reviewer. Experimental Biology and Medicine.
  • Beverly, C. Osteopathic Musculoskeletal Screening Exam-Accuracy, Speed of Performance and Interexaminer Reliability Between First and Second Year Students” for the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Covill, L. Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Physical Therapy Education.
  • Nguyen, M.L. Peer reviewer for Biological Research; Pediatric Research.
  • Petersen SM. Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy
  • Petersen SM. Guest Editor: Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 2014.
  • Petersen SM. Manuscript Reviewer: Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
  • Petersen SM. Manuscript Reviewer: Manual Therapy.
  • Petersen SM. Manuscript Reviewer: Cephalalgia.
  • Petersen SM. Abstract Reviewer: Orthopaedic Section of the APTA; Combined Sections Meeting.
  • Petersen SM. Abstract Reviewer: AAOMPT National Conference. 2011-present.
  • Duffy, P.A. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.
  • Duffy, P.A. Physical Therapy Journal.