Books and Book Chapters

  • Patestas, M., Gartner, L. A Textbook of Neuroanatomy. Second Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, May 2016.
  • Ozdemir, D., Preast, V., & Duffy, P. A. (In Press), Systematic approach for improving accessibility and usability in online courses In V.C. Bryan, A. T. Musgrove, and J. R. Powers (Eds), Handbook of research on human development in the digital age, Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Yamashita, T., Liu, D. Lopez, E.B., Stevens, J.M., Brown, J.S. (2016). “Chapter 5: Public Health Perspective on Health Literacy” in Health Literacy Among Older Adults, Editor: Karen Kopera-Frye, Ph.D. ISBN-13: 978-0826194510
  • Liu, D., Burston, B., Steward, S.C., Mulligan, H.H. (2016). The Healthcare Disparities Handbook – Implications for Health Care Administrators. FalkonQwest Publishing (first edition on June 10, 2016; currently working with publisher for publication).

Manuscripts Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Abbattiscianni AC, Favia M, Mancini MT, Cardone RA, Guerra L, Monterisi S, Castellani S, Laselva O, Di Sole F, Conese M, Zaccolo M, Casavola V. Correctors of mutant CFTR enhance subcortical cAMP-PKA signaling through modulating ezrin phosphorylation and cytoskeleton organization. J Cell Sci. 2016 Mar 15;129(6):1128-40
  • Ananieva EA, Powell JD, Hutson SM, 2016. Leucine metabolism in T cell activation: mTOR signaling and beyond. Review. Advances in Nutrition 7: 798S-805S
  • Butaric LN, Maddux SD. 2016. Morphological covariation between the maxillary sinus and midfacial skeleton among sub-Saharan and circumpolar modern humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 160: 483-497
  • Chen Z, Ji Z, Wang Q, Shi B, Shou C, Liu C, Fan H, Li H, Davidson KT, Wakefield MR, Ball TW, Fang Y. Expression of γ-Synuclein in Bladder Carcinoma: A Possible Marker for Prognosis. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:951-6.
  • Ciornei RT, Hong SH, Fang Y, Zhu Z, Braley-Mullen H. Mechanisms and kinetics of proliferation and fibrosis development in a mouse model of thyrocyte hyperplasia. Cell Immunol. 2016;304-305:16-26.
  • Covill L, Utley C, Hochstein C. Comparison of Ai Chi and Impairment-based Aquatic therapy for older Adults with balance problems: A clinical study. J of Ger Phys Ther. Aug 3 2016
  • Dai H, Rahman A, Noel S, Rabb H, Stepp MA, Zhang H, Jie C, Chakravarti S and Hamad A (2016). Syndecan-1 identifies and controls the frequency of IL-17-producing natural killer T (NKT17) cells Eur J Immunol. 2015 Nov;45(11):3045-51.
  • Dai J, Krasnow RE, Reed Midlife Moderation-Quantified Healthy Diet and 40-year Mortality Risk from Coronary Heart Disease: the Prospective NHLBI Twin Study. Br J Nutr. 2016 Jul;116(2):326-34. doi: 10.1017/S0007114516001914. Epub 2016 May 18.
  • Davidson KT, Zhu Z, Fang Y. Phytochemicals in the Fight Against Cancer. Pathol Oncol Res. 2016;22:655-60.
  • Di Sole F & Babich V. New Insight into Adenosine Receptor Control of Salt and Fluid Homeostasis. MOJ Cell Science & Report 2016, 3(2): 00052
  • Ding VA, Zhu Z, Xiao H, Wakefield MR, Bai Q, Fang Y. The role of IL-37 in cancer. Med Oncol. 2016;33:68
  • Donaldson M, Petersen S, Cook C, Learman K.  A prescriptively selected nonthrust manipulation versus a therapist selected non-thrust treatment of individuals with low back pain:  A randomized clinical trial.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 46(4):243-250. April 2016.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26954273
  • Dunn RH, Rose KD, Rana RS, Kumar K, Sahni A, Smith T. New Euprimate Postcrania from the Early Eocene of Gujarat, India and the Strepsirrhine-Haplorhine divergence. Journal of Human Evolution 99: 25–51. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.06.006.
  • Duric V, S Clayton, ML Leong, and LL Yuan (2016). Comorbidity Factors and Brain Mechanisms Linking Chronic Stress and Systemic Illness, Neural Plasticity, vol. 2016, Article ID 5460732
  • Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) – 44th Annual Meeting. Shah D, Carnevale K. Medical science educator. 2015 September; 25(3):337-339.
  • Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) – 45th Annual Meeting. Carnevale K, Lin Amy, Monroe M, Shah D. Medical science educator . 2016 September; 26(3):423-426.
  • Heineman KL, Lewis DD, Finnerty EP, Crout SV, Canby C. Effect of a mandatory third-year osteopathic manipulative treatment course on student attitudes. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016;116(4):207-213. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2016.045.
  • Hulsebus HJ, O’Conner SD, Smith EM, Jie C, Bohlson SS (2016). Complement Component C1q Programs a Pro-Efferocytic Phenotype while Limiting TNFα Production in Primary Mouse and Human Macrophages.  Front Immunol. 2016 Jun 15;7:230. PMCID: PMC4908142
  • Kelm NE, Zhu Z, Ding VA, Xiao H, Wakefield MR, Bai Q, Fang Y. The role of IL-29 in immunity and cancer. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2016;106:91-8.
  • Kennedy BC, JG Dimova, S Dakoji, LL Yuan, P Tran, JC Gewirtz (2016). Requirement of Novel Factor TMEM35 for Hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation and Memory.  J. Phys.  311(1): R166-78
  • Leventhal J, Mathew J, Salomon D, Kurian S, Friedewald J, Gallon L, Suthanthiran M, Sharma V, Konieczna I, Tambur A, Charette J, Levitsky L, Kanwar Y, Jie C, Abecassis M and Miller J (2016) Non-Chimeric HLA-Identical Renal Transplant Tolerance: Regulatory
  • Levitsky J, Kaneku H, Jie C, Walsh RC, Abecassis M, Tambur AR (2016). Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies in Living vs. Deceased Donor Liver Transplant Recipients.  Am J Transplant. 2016 Aug;16(8):2437-44.
  • Liu XF, Jie C, Zhang Z, Yan S, Wang JJ, Wang X, Kurian S, Salomon DR, Abecassis M and Hummel M (2016). Transplant-induced reactivation of murine cytomegalovirus immediate early gene expression is associated with recruitment of NF-κB and AP-1 to the major immediate early promoter.  J Gen Virol. 2016 Apr;97(4):941-54.
  • Liu, D., Lu, C.-J., Burston, B. (2016) The role of social media as a source of information on nursing home care decision-making. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 20(3):93-113
  • Lowry, K.A., Sebastian, K., Perera, S., Van Swearingen, J., Smiley-Oyen, A.L. (2016). Age-related Differences in Locomotor Strategies during Adaptive Walking. Journal of Motor Behavior, Nov 21:1-6. Epub ahead of print, DOI: 10.1080/00222895.2016.1241742
  • Mahoney J, Vardaxis V, Anwar N, et al.  Relationship between faculty and standardized patient assessment scores of podiatric medical students during a standardized performance assessment laboratory.  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2016; 106(2):116-120.
  • Marcus NJ.  Aberrant reflex mechanisms contributing to reno-vascular hypertension: a pain in the neck? J Physiol. 2016, Nov1;594(21): 6075-6076.
  • Martina MN, Noel S, Saxena A, Bandapalle S, Majithia R, Jie C, Arend LJ, Allaf ME, Rabb H, and Hamad AR (2016). Double-Negative αβ T Cells Are Early Responders to AKI and Are Found in Human Kidney.  J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Apr;27(4):1113-23.
  • Morrison-Beedy, D., Passmore, D., & Baker, E. (2016). A “Triple Threat” to Research Protocols and Logistics: Adolescents, Sexual Health, and Poverty. Nursing Science Quarterly 29(1), 14.
  • Nicholl MB, Chen X, Qin C, Bai Q, Zhu Z, Davis MR, Fang Y. IL-32α has differential effects on proliferation and apoptosis of human melanoma cell lines. J Surg Oncol. 2016;113:364-9.
  • Ozdemir, D. & Duffy, P.A. Meeting the core competencies for public health professionals using backward design. Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and August 26, 2016. DOI: 10.1177/2373379916666542.
  • Patel Y, Shah N, Lee J, Markoustsa E, Jie C, Liu S, Reissman D, Botbyl R, Xu P and Chen H (2016) A novel double-negative feedback loop between miR-489 and the HER2-SHP2-MAPK signaling axis regulates breast cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth. 2016 Apr 5;7(14):18295-308.
  • Petersen S, Domino N, Cook C.  Scapulothoracic Muscle Strength in Individuals with Neck Pain.  J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 29(3): 549-555. 2016.  DOI 10.3233/BMR150656.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26836839
  • Petersen S, Domino N, Postma C, Wells C, Cook C.  Scapulothoracic muscle strength following a single session of manual therapy and an exercise program in subjects with neck pain.  Musculoskeletal Care.  E pub Jan 2016; Dec 14(4): 195-205.  2016. DOI: 10.1002/msc.1132V.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/msc.1132/epdf
  • Pillemer, F., Price, R.A., Paone, S., Martich, S.D., Albert, S., Haidari, L., Updike, G., Rudin, R., Liu, D., Mehrotra, A. (2016). Direct Release of Test Results to Patients Increases Patient Engagement and Utilization of Care. PloS one. 11(6): e0154743. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154743
  • Pointer B.R. and M. Schmidt. 2016. Boric-acid induced reduction in regulatory histone H3 acetylation is not mutagenic in yeast. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 363(13). Epub.
  • Pügge C, Mediratta J, Marcus NJ, Schultz HD, Schiller AM, Zucker IH. Exercise training normalizes renal blood flow responses to acute hypoxia in experimental heart failure: role of the α1-adrenergic receptor. J Appl Physiol. 2016;120(3):334-343.
  • Qin C, Luo G, Du M, Liao S, Wang C, Xu K, Tang J, Li B, Zhang J, Pan H, Ball TW, Fang Y. The clinical application of laparoscope-assisted peritoneal vaginoplasty for the treatment of congenital absence of vagina. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016;133:320-4.
  • Smith KM, Geletta S & Langan T.  (2016)  Assessment of a Cultural Competency Program in Podiatric Medical Education.  JAPMA, 106 (1): 68-75.
  • Smith KM, Geletta S & McArdle A.  (2016)  The Use of Rubrics in the Improvement of Clinical Evaluation of Podiatric Medical Students.  JAPMA, 106 (1):  60-67.
  • Smith RW, Brittingham A and Wilson WA. (2016). Purification and identification of amylases released by the human pathogen Trichomonas vaginalis that are active towards glycogen. Molecular & Biochemical Parasitology 210:22-31
  • Stevermer CA, Gillette JC. Kinematic and kinetic indicators of sit-to-stand. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 2016;32(1):7-15.
  • Toledo C, Andrade DC, Lucero C, Schultz HD, Marcus NJ, Retamal M, Madrid C, Del Rio R. Contribution of peripheral and central chemoreceptors to sympatho-excitation in heart failure; J Physiol. 2016 May 24, epub ahead of print.
  • Tran QK, Firkins RM, Giles J, Francis S, Matnishian V, Tran P, VerMeer M, Jasurda JS, Burgard MA, Gebert-Oberle B. Estrogen Enhances Linkage in the Vascular Endothelial Calmodulin Network via a Feedforward Mechanism at the G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1.  Biol. Chem.2016 May 13;291(20):10805-23. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.697334.
  • Utley C, Robben Brown S, Robel, SJ. Effect of Clinical Experience on Comprehensive Examination Performance in a Physical Therapist Education Program. J Phy Ther Educ. 2016; 30(2):38-44.
  • Wang QH, Ji ZG, Li HZ, Fan H, Chen ZG, Shi BB, Fang Y. Clinicopathologic Comparison of Urothelial Bladder Carcinoma in Young and Elder Patients. Pathol Oncol Res. 2016 Jan;22(1):67-70
  • Wimsatt, L.A., Cooke, J.M, Biggs, W.S., and Heidelbaugh, J.J. (2016). Institution-Specific Factors Associated with Family Medicine Residency Match Rates. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 28(3):269-78.
  • Wu S-H, Kim T-K, Wu X, Scherler K, Baxter D, Wang K, Krasnow RE, Reed T, Dai J. Circulating microRNAs and life expectancy among identical Ann Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/ahg.12160.
  • Xu DH, Zhu Z, Wakefield MR, Xiao H, Bai Q, Fang Y. The role of IL-11 in immunity and cancer. Cancer Lett. 2016;373:156-63.
  • Yamashita, T., Bardo, A.R., Liu, D. (2016). Are East Asians happy to work more or less? associations between working hours, relative income and happiness in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 19(3): 264-74
  • Yamato T, Maher C, Saragiotto B, Moseley A, Hoffmann T, Elkins M, Petersen S, Riley S, Brismee JM.  Improving completeness and transparency of reporting in clinical trials using the template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession.  J Man Manip Ther.  24(4): 183-184. 2016.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10669817.2016.1210343.
  • Yoho R, Vardaxis V, Millonig K. Relationship Between Academic Performance and Student Self-Assessment of Clinical Performance in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. May 2016, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 214-217.
  • Yuan LL, E Wauson, V Duric (2016). Kinase-Mediated Signaling Cascades in Mood Disorders and Antidepressant Treatment. J. Neurogenet.  DOI: 10.1080/01677063.2016.1245303
  • Zhang W, Hong S, Maniar KP, Cheng S, Jie C, Rademaker AW, Krensky AM, Clayberger C (2016). KLF13 regulates the differentiation-dependent human papillomavirus life cycle in keratinocytes through STAT5 and IL-8.  2016 Apr 4. doi: 10.1038/onc.2016.97. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zhu Z, Davidson KT, Brittingham A, Wakefield MR, Bai Q, Xiao H, and Fang Y. (2016). Trichomonas vaginalis: a possible foe in prostate cancer. Medical Oncology 33: 115.
  • Zhu Z, Davidson KT, Brittingham A, Wakefield MR, Bai Q, Xiao H, Fang Y. Trichomonas vaginalis: a possible foe to prostate cancer. Med Oncol. 2016;33:115.

Manuscripts in Press (Accepted but not yet Published)

  • Feilmeier M., Nickerson N., Bekins D., Frush K., Smith K., Outcomes of Sclerosing. Injections for Interdigital Neuroma: A Systematic Review. JFAS. Accepted, awaiting Publication date.
  • Grant L, Yoho R, Halaharvi C, Grant W. Charcot collapse: Does collapse pattern dictate osseous Foot and Ankle Specialist.
  • Mahoney J, Millonig K.  Behcet’s Disease: A Case Report.  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2016
  • Mahoney J, Vardaxis V, Anwar N, Hagenbucher J.  Differences in Faculty and Standardized Patient Scores on Professionalism for Second-Year Podiatric Medical Students during a Standardized Performance Assessment Laboratory.  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2016
  • Morrison-Beedy, D., Grove, L., Ming, J., Baker, E. (in press). Understanding the “why” for high risk behavior: adolescent girls’ motives for sex. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.

Submitted Manuscripts

  • Dunn RH. Postcranial Functional Morphology. To be published in: Methods in Paleoecology: Reconstructing Cenozoic Terrestrial Environments and Ecological Communities. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series (DA Croft, SW Simpson, and DF Su, eds.), Springer Netherlands.
  • Dayton P, Xu D, Mahoney J. Overview of the Condition. In P. Dayton (Ed), Bunion surgery: an evidence-based approach. New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media
  • Grant L, Yoho R, Grant W. Local area dual energy X-ray absorptiometry: a reliable protocol for the lower extremity. The Foot.
  • Brenner, R. E., Engel, K. E., Vogel, D. L., Tucker, J. R., Yamawaki, N., & Lannin, D. G. (under review). Intersecting Identities and Help-Seeking Attitudes: The Role of Religious Commitment, Sex, and Self-Stigma of Seeking Help. Journal of Mental Health.
  • Watanabe H, Tran QK. Targeting the NO-sGC-cGMP pathway in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. In: Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension – From Bench to Bedside.
  • Frush K. Fan, A., The Efficacy of Silver on Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review. JAPMA
  • Farrington, W.J., Miller, T., McGaughy, G., Mercuris, K., Lowry, K.A. Changes in whole-body and upper extremity function in persons with Parkinson’s disease following LSVT BIG: A retrospective study. In submission to Clinical Rehabilitation. 

Scientific/Professional Plenary or Platform Presentations (including abstracts, posters, on and off campus)

  • Abbasi, I., Haberichter, J., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., Antiviral Activities of MST-312 and the Natural Compound Epigallocatechin Gallate. 41st Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, Madison, WI, July 23-27, 2016.
  • Abbasi, I., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L. Inhibition of HSV-1 by MST-312 and Epigallocatechin Gallate. 26th Nebraska Center for Virology Intercampus meeting, Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE, March 20-21, 2016.
  • Ananieva E, Bostic J, Torres A, Hutson S. Leucine metabolism is a promising new approach to study the interplay between T cells and cancer cells. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of American Association of Immunologists (AAI), Seattle, WA, May 2016.
  • Baker JJR, Silkman D, Crosby GS, Duong BB, Ananieva E, Babich V, Di Sole F. Regulation of pH Homeostasis in Human Osteosarcoma Cells. DMU mentored Research Program, Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa, July 18th 2016.
  • Baker, E., Grove, L., Morrison-Beedy, D., & NextGen Alliance, Inc. (November 2016). Support for Comprehensive sexual health education: Perspectives from Tampa Bay parents and community members. Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health Program. 144th APHA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Baker, E., Grove, L., Morrison-Beedy, D., & NextGen Alliance, Inc. (November 2016). HIV in Florida: An Urgent Need to Respond to the Sexual Health Information Needs of Tampa Bay Youth. Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health Program. 144th APHA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Beacom, E., Wilson, J., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., Epigallocatechin Gallate and MST-312 Induce Levels of Cytotoxicity Similar to Vehicle Controls. The 128th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA, April 22-23, 2016.
  • BenDor L, Lampe SL, Norgaard JE, Parsa A, Di Sole F and Babich V. Calcineurin Homologous Protein Genetic Variants Associated with an Increase in Blood Pressure. 128th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Des Moines, IA, April 22nd and 23rd, 2016. Selected for oral presentation.
  • Benzoni T, Fortes M, Paulson C, Wijas B, Carnevale K. Poster presentation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institution for Excellence in Education Meeting, Baltimore MD 3/31/17. Des Moines University Ultrasound Program. Des Moines University, Des Moines IA
  • Boyer DM, Gunnell GF, Gonzales L, Alexander JP, Dunn RH, Bloch JI. Exceptionally complete in situ skeleton of an early Eocene notharctine euprimate. Invited Symposium Contribution. Poster. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts: 102.
  • Brenner M, Torres A, Ananieva E. A Comparative Molecular Analysis of the Leucine Metabolic Pathway in T cells and EL-4. Abstracts of DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2016.
  • Buhrow C, McDaniels L, Hulme M, Smith K, Stevermer C. Comparison of the Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire and the Timed-Up-and-Go in pregnant women with or without pelvic pain. Des Moines University Research Symposium; December 2016; Des Moines, IA. (poster)
  • Cahalan C, Clayton S. Sensitization-Induced Modification of RAAS Components in Kidneys of Rats. Mentored Student Research Closing Program, Des Moines, IA 2016.
  • Carlson W., Grulke L., Pradhan P., Steele T. December 2016. Inhibitors of the Mevalonate Pathway or Its Products Inhibit the Growth of an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Cell Line. DMU Research Symposium poster presentation.
  • Carlson W., Pradhan P., and Steele TA. December 2016. Inhibition of Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Cell Functions by Inhibitors of the Mevalonate Pathway and Its Products. Accepted abstract for Experimental Biology conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Chizek P, Schmidt M). Influence of boric acid on increase ATP within Candida albicans. DMU Summer Research Symposium, 2016, Des Moines, IA.
  • Covill L, Cook J. Comparison of academic performance in traditional and flipped classrooms and student’s attitudes of the flipped experience. – APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Feb.24-27, 2016.
  • Crosby GS, Babich V and Di Sole F. The Calcineurin Homologous Protein-1 Facilitates the Na⁺/H⁺ exchanger-3 Traffic through the Golgi Complex. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA. December 1st, 2016.
  • Deforest E, Clayton S. Renal Denervation Modulates Brain NMDA Receptor Subunit Expression in Experimental Hypertension. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA 2016.
  • Di Sole F, Vadnagara K and Babich V. Adenosine Restored Na+ transport in Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney Precision Medicine Meeting. Bethesda, MD May 23rd to May 25th, 2016.
  • Dinescu, N., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., EGCG and Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312 Reduces Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Protein Accumulation in HEp-2 Cells. DMU Mentored Student Research Program, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, July 18, 2016.
  • Dizdarevic A, Moreland M, Waltman J, Ananieva EA, Showalter H. Raising awareness of bone and joint cancer through a collaboration of Waukee APEX and DMU. 2016 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, Des Moines, IA, April 2016.
  • Dudek, M., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., The Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312 Reduces Herpes Simplex Virus Replication in Cells that use ALT for Telomerase Maintenance. DMU Mentored Student Research Program, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, July 18, 2016.
  • Dunn RH. Revised mammalian fauna from the Sand Wash Basin and assessment of an earliest Uintan age. Invited Symposium Contribution. Poster. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts: 128.
  • Duong BB, Carder M, Crosby GS, Duric V, Babich V and Di Sole F. Renal Inflammatory Response Mediated by Chronic Pain and Related Stress. 21st Annual Iowa Physiological Society Meeting, Des Moines, IA, October 29th, 2016. Selected for oral presentation and awarded the first prize for the graduate best oral presentation.
  • Duong BB, Carder M, Crosby GS, Duric V, Babich V, Di Sole F. Renal Inflammatory Response Mediated by Chronic Pain and Related Stress. DMU Research Symposium Des Moines, IA. December 1st, 2016
  • Feilmeier M, Nickerson N, Bekins D, Frush K & Smith K.  (2016). Outcomes of Sclerosing Injection for Interdigital Neuroma:  A Systematic Review.  Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Submitted for publication and poster presented at the 2016 ACFAS Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Friscia AR, Dunn RH. Uintan creodonts from the Uinta Basin with a description of the post-cranial skeleton of Oxyaenodon. Invited Symposium Contribution. Poster. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts: 141.
  • Gist GC, Brittingham A, and Wilson WA. Trichomonas vaginalis Glycogen Synthase Can Functionally Complement the Respective Yeast Mutants. DMU Research Symposium, 2016
  • Grand L, Yoho R, Halaharvi C, Grant W. Charcot collapse: does collapse pattern dictate osseous metabolism. 2016 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, July, 2016
  • Grulke L., Carlson W., Pradhan P., Steele T. July 2016. Inhibitors of Rho GTPases Inhibit Proliferation of the Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemic Cell Line YT-INDY. DMU Mentored Student Research Program poster presentation.
  • Haghayeghi K, Pandurovic V, Choudhry F, Wideburg EC Carnevale KA. Poster presentation at 19th International Vascular Biology Meeting, Boston MA 10/30/16-11/3/16. Cytosolic phospholipase A2 is required for human smooth muscle cell proliferation but not migration to platelet derived growth factor BB. Department of Microbiology, and Immunology, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA
  • Henry, M and W Wilson.  Development of the Academic Portfolio: A Practical Guide.  American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.  Washington D.C., 2016.
  • Hirsch, N. (2016, November). Ethical Challenges in End of Life Care, Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Des Moines, IA.
  • Hitt N., Hybarger AC., Zimmerman MC., Giles J., Schultz HD., Del Rio R., Marcus NJ.“Role of Carotid Body Chemoreceptors in Renal Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Fibrosis in Chronic Heart Failure”, October 29, Iowa Physiological Society Meeting, Des Moines, IA.
  • Hitt N., Hybarger AC., Zimmerman MC., Giles J., Schultz HD., Del Rio R., Marcus NJ.“Role of Carotid Body Chemoreceptors in Renal Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Fibrosis in Chronic Heart Failure”. December 1, Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA.
  • Holmer K, Stevermer C. Analysis of post-professional DPT student outcomes: A retrospective study. Des Moines University Research Symposium; December 2016; Des Moines, IA. (poster)
  • Klocke R (DO’18), Butaric LN. High altitude effects on cranial size and nasal morphology. Poster. DMU Mentored Student Research Symposium. 2016, July.
  • Krone A, Reed T, Dai J*. ” Genetic Influences on Obesity in Male Twins – the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study”. Des Moines University Summer Mentored Student Research Symposium 2016, Des Moines, IA, July 18, 2016
  • Leber, S. and M.D. Carruthers. Acinetobacter T6SS Toxin Ase1: Determining the Location of Action via Heterologous Expression. Mentored Student Research Program Closing Program, July 8th, 2016
  • Luong S, McKenzie R, Crosby G, Ananieva E, Babich V, Di Sole F. Serum-Nutrient Starvation Mediates Acidification of Extracellular pH in Human Chondrosarcoma Cells. Abstracts of DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2016.
  • Maddux SD, Butaric LN, Franciscus RG. Climate and the modern human nose: Reassessing the adaptive role of nasal projection. Podium Presentation. Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists, Austin, TX. 2016, Nov.
  • Marcus NJ., Del Rio R., Schultz HD. “Decreased Carotid Body KLF2 Contributes to Cardiac Autonomic Imbalance and Arrhythmia Incidence in Heart Failure”, July 29-31, Physiology 2016:  Joint Meeting of the American Physiological Society and The Physiological Society, Dublin IRL.
  • Martin S, Ananieva E. N-acetyl-leucine amide (NALA), a leucine antagonist, impacts the energy status and growth of osteosarcoma cells. Proceedings of the 128th Annual meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Des Moines, IA, April, 2016.
  • Martin S, Boyer M, Ananieva E. Reduced Leucine Availability Inhibits the Growth of Bone Sarcomas by Stimulating the Fuel Sensing Enzyme AMPK. Abstracts of DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2016.
  • McDaniels L, Smith K, Stevermer C. Participant recruitment associated with a study on pregnancy and pelvic pain. Des Moines University Research Symposium; December 2016; Des Moines, IA. (poster)
  • McIntyre S, Wims M, Covill L. The effect of yoga on physiological and psychological measurements in graduate healthcare students: A pilot study. DMU research symposium, Dec 2016
  • McLean, A. and M.D. Carruthers. The Plot Thickens: Clarification of the roles played by Acinetobacter nosocomialis M2 T6SS toxin asi1 and anti-toxin ase1 in bacterial competition. Mentored Student Research Program Closing Program, July 8th, 2016
  • McLean, A., Anderson R., Woodrow, A., Virdi, A., Hulsebus, H. and M.D. Carruthers. Evidence of an Additional T6SS Toxin, Anti-toxin Pair in Acinetobacter nosocomialis 2016 North Central Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Ames, IA October 21st, 2016
  • Mikkalson, L. & Duffy, P. A. (May 5, 2016). Barriers to health care access for immigrants and refugees in central Iowa: Patient and community Perspectives. Drake University Senior Poster Fair. Des Moines, IA.
  • Mirbey J, Yoho R, Vardaxis, V. Measuring student confidence in clinical training through self-assessment. 2016 DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2016
  • Morrison-Beedy, D., Ji, M., Baker, E., & Grove, L. (September 2016). Understanding differences in motivations for sex in at-risk adolescent girls. 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research: Podium Presentation. Washington, DC.
  • Peters W, Schnurr M, Wood H, Showalter H, Ananieva E. Raising Awareness of Rare Cancers in Iowa: Bone and Joint Cancer. Abstracts of DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA, December, 2016.
  • Petersen SM, Postma C, Jull G. The Presence of Neck Pain in Individuals with Rhinogenic Headaches. Poster Presentation. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, Iowa. December 1, 2016.
  • Petersen SM, Wells C, Postma C, Domino N, Cook CE. Scapulothoracic Muscle Strength Changes Following Manual Therapy and Exercise in Subjects with Neck Pain. International Federation of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists Conference. Glasgow, Scotland. July 6, 2016.
  • Piechota C, Ronnebaum J, Utley C. Are Pain Ratings Influenced by Patient BMI and Type of Anesthesia Used for TKA? Poster Presentation. American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting. Anaheim, CA. February 2016.
  • Porter, T. Analysis of “Beyond Entry-Level” Performance Ratings on the Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument.  Platform presentation at the 2016 American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Postma C, Petersen SM. Scapular Impairment in Rhinogenic Headaches. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines, Iowa. December 1, 2016.
  • Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., Virucidal Effects of EGCG and MST-312 on the HSV-Life Cycle. Prajakta Pradhan, and Marie L. Nguyen, The 128th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA, April 22-23, 2016.
  • Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., Virucidal Effects of MST-312 and Epigallocatechin gallate on Herpes Simplex Virus 1. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, December 1, 2016.
  • Radke K, Schaefer D, Soloai J, Learman K, Petersen S. Hip Muscle Strength in Individuals with Low Back Pain. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Phyhsical Therapy Association. Anaheim, California.  February, 2016.
  • Reimer, D., Tucker, J.R., Clark Harvey, L., Glassgold, J., Appel, C. & Walter, D. (2016, August). The Future of Psychology: Advancing the Field in a Rapidly Changing World. Skill-building Session presented at the 2016 APA Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Schmidt M, Boyer M. Boric acid drains Candida albicans metabolic reserves. DMU Research Symposium December 2016.
  • Schmidt M, Pointer B, Tran-Nguyen D, Boyer M. Boric acid increases ATP concentration and ethanol sensitivity in yeast. 13th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, 2016, Seattle, WA.
  • Schmidt M, Pointer B. Influence of boric acid on histone H3 acetylation in yeast. 128th Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Sciences, 2016, Des Moines, IA.
  • Schmidt M, Pointer BR, Tran-Nguyen D, Chizek PW, Boyer M. Influence of boric acid on yeast energy metabolism. Midwest Yeast Meeting, 2016, Evanston, IL.
  • Schmidt M. Influence of boric acid on growth and morphology of the common dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum. 76th ASM North Central Branch meeting, 2016, Ames, IA.
  • Shaw, R.D., M.D., Shant Adamian, BS, OMS-II, Bachelor, Brooke, RN, BSN, OMS-II, Corrine Nelson, BS, OMS-III, Michaela Simmons, BA, OMS-III: “The Unmet Needs of Family Planning in Rural Dominican Republic Communities in the Context of Zika Virus” Poster Session: Global Health Conference, Drake University campus, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 2016.
  • Smith K, Wolfe J, Wolfe J, Yoho R & Vardaxis V.  (2016). A Strategic Plan for Increasing Institutional Research Publications.  JAPMA, Submitted for publication and Scientific poster presented at the 2016 ACFAS Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Stevermer C, Mercuris K, Gillette J, Rindfleisch A, LeMaster K. Assessment of turning during ambulation on an instrumented walkway. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; February 2016; Anaheim, CA. (poster)
  • Tokarski A, Wilson WA, Brittingham A. The Effect of the α-glucosidase Inhibitor, Acarbose, on the Growth of Pathogenic Trichomonads. DMU Research Symposium, 2016
  • Torres A, Ananieva E. mTOR signaling pathway regulates the protein expression of leucine degrading enzymes in lymphoma cells. Proceedings of the 128th Annual meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Des Moines, IA, April, 2016.
  • Tucker, J.R. & Hirsch, N. (2016, November). Cultivating Intuition: A Conceptual Model of Cross-Cultural Bioethics Education. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Des Moines University Research Symposium.
  • Tucker, J.R., Wade, N., Abraham, T., Bitman, R., Tittler, M., Cornish, M., & Post, B.C. (2016, August) Modeling Cohesion Change in Group Therapy: The Role of Leader Behaviors and Client Characteristics. Poster presented at the 2016 APA Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Tucker, J.R., Wade, N., Abraham, T., Bitman, R., Tittler, M., Cornish, M., & Post, B.C. (2016, March). Cohesion Change in Outpatient Psychotherapy Groups: Recommendations for Group Therapists. Poster presented at the Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Research Day, Cambridge, MA.
  • Wilson, J., Beacom, E., Abbasi, I., Pradhan, P., Nguyen, M.L., Epigallocatechin Gallate and Related Compound Inhibit Replication of Herpes Simplex Virus in Vero Cells. The 128th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA, April 22-23, 2016.
  • Wims M, McIntyre S, York A, Covill L. The use of yoga by physical therapists in the American Physical Therapy Association. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Feb.24-27, 2016.
  • Wimsatt, L. (2016, April). Turning Clinical, Educational & Academic Activities into Scholarship. CME Professional Development Session, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA.
  • Wimsatt, L. (2016, January). Exploring Competency-Based Medical Education. CME Professional Development Session, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA.
  • Wimsatt, L. (2016, October). Creating Supplemental Instructional Resources to Facilitate Student Learning. Teaching, Learning and Assessment Showcase, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA.
  • Wimsatt, L. (2016, October). Using Student Peer-to-Peer Interactions to Promote Academic Success. Teaching, Learning and Assessment Showcase, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA.
  • Wimsatt, L. (2016, September). Student Learning Assessment Study Strategies Inventory. CME Professional Development Session, Des Moines University, Des Moines IA.
  • Wimsatt, L., Helf, S., Danzie, M., Cameron, T. (2016, April). Curriculum Mapping Nuts and Bolts. Seminar presented at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Winters M (DO’20), Butaric LN. Nasal cavity and maxillary sinus ontogenesis: landmarking protocols. Poster DMU Mentored Student Research Symposium. 2016,
  • Zhu A, Clayton S. Cardioprotective Estrogen Modulation of ACE2/MasR Gene Expression in the Anti-Hypertensive Renin-Angiotensin System. DMU Research Symposium, Des Moines, IA 2016.

Invited Lecturer (Seminars, Grand Rounds, etc)

  • Butaric LN. 2016, Nov. In your face: form and function of the internal midfacial skeleton. Invited research talk. University of North Texas, Health Science Center, Ft. Worth, TX.
  • Butaric LN. 2016, Apr. Humans in marginal environments. Invited poster symposium discussant leader. American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting. Atlanta, GA.
  • Butaric LN. 2016, Apr. The Anthropologist’s Academic Taboo: Discussing alternative opportunities to traditional R1 anthropology faculty positions. AACT panel organizer & host. American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting. Atlanta, GA.
  • Moore A, Jull G, Petersen S, Abbott H.  Meet the Editors.  Editors from Manual Therapy, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.  International Federation of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  Glasgow, Scotland.  July 6, 2016.
  • Dai J. Diet and Coronary Heart Disease – Independent of Familial Factors?” Des Moines University Research Seminar, Des Moines, IA, February 26, 2016
  • Feilmeier M. Imaging: Review of Utilization. Heartland Foot and Ankle Conference, Des Moines Iowa, September 2016.
  • Baker, E. (Fall 2016). Cohort Studies. NGR7810: Design, Measurement, and Analysis in Nursing Research I, University of South Florida. Tampa, FL.
  • Aging with Agility series, DMU – Yoga for balance – September 20th, 2016
  • Medical Therapeutic Yoga – Southeast District Meeting, Iowa Physical Therapy Association, May 17, 2016
  • Medical Therapeutic Yoga – Mercy Physical Therapy Clinics. Jan 14, 2016
  • Marcus NJ.  2016. “Mechanisms of Carotid Body Chemoreflex Dysfunction in Chronic Heart Failure:  Role of KLF2”, APS NCAR Featured Topic: Actions and Interactions of Baroreflexes, Chemoreflexes, and Metaboreflexes in Autonomic Regulation and Heart Disease, Experimental Biology, San Diego CA.

Editorial and Peer-Review Positions for Publications

  • Ananieva, EA. Abstract Reviewer. American Society of Nutrition Scientific Sessions, Experimental Biology.
  • Ananieva, EA. Ad hoc Peer Reviewer. Clinical Research & Trials
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Advances in Nutrition
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Onco Targets and Therapy.
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management.
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Drug Design, Development and Therapy.
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Iowa Junior Academy of Sciences (IJAS) STARR Grants.
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer. Journal of Iowa Academy of Sciences.
  • Ananieva, EA. Peer Reviewer/Editorial Board. Journal of Enzymology and Metabolism
  • Baker, E. Peer Reviewer. Journal of Adolescent Health.
  • Butaric LNB: Peer reviewer for American Journal Physical Anthropology; The Anatomical Record; Journal of Human Evolution
  • Cahalan, JL. Peer reviewer. Journal of Allied Health.
  • Clayton SC. Peer reviewer. American Physiological Society Journal of Heart and Circulatory.
  • Clayton SC. Peer Reviewer. Medical Science Educator.
  • Covill, L. Peer Reviewer.   Journal of Physical Therapy Education.
  • Dai, Jun. Editorial Board Member. “The Journal of Nutrition”
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Physiology, Acta Physiologica, PLoS ONE
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, BJU International, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, European Journal of Heart Failure
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Cellular Physiology
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, Medical Research Council (UK), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UK), Welcome Trust (UK), Innovational Research Incentives Scheme, VICI (Netherland)
  • Di Sole, F. Ad Hoc Reviewer, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
  • Di Sole, F. Associate Editor for MOJ Cell Science & Report
  • Duffy, P. A. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved
  • Duffy, P. A. Pedagogy in Health Promotion
  • Duffy, P. A. PTJournal
  • Fang, Y. Editorial Board. Biomed Research International
  • Fang, Y. Editorial Board. Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment
  • Fang, Y. Reviewer. BMC Immunology
  • Fang, Y. Reviewer. Journal of Leukocyte Biology
  • Fang, Y. Reviewer. Urology
  • Heineman K.  Manuscript reviewer:  JAOA, 2016.
  • Heineman K.  Manuscript reviewer:  Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 2016.
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Frontiers in Neuroscience:  Autonomic Neuroscience
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Frontiers in Physiology:  Exercise Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Frontiers in Physiology:  Integrative Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Frontiers in Physiology:  Vascular Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
  • Marcus NJ.  Peer Review. The Journal of Physiology
  • Petersen, S. Editorial Board Member. World Journal of Orthopaedics
  • Petersen, S. Peer Reviewer. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
  • Petersen, S. Senior Deputy Editor. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy
  • Schmidt, M. Peer Reviewer. Molecules
  • Stevermer, K. Peer Reviewer. Gait & Posture
  • Tran, QK. American Heart Association – Scientific Sessions abstracts
  • Tran, QK. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
  • Tran, QK. PLOS One
  • Tucker, J.R. & Bixler, T. (December, 2016). Advocacy in the Wake of National Tragedy. GradPSYCH Blog: Food For Thought for Psychology Students.
  • Tucker, J.R. (March, 2016). Institutional Transparency: APAGS Dedicates New Pages. GradPSYCH Blog: Food For Thought for Psychology Students.
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. 3Biotech.
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. FEBS Open Bio
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. FEMS Yeast Research.
  • Wilson, W. Peer Reviewer. Parasitology.
  • Wimsatt, L. External Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • Wimsatt, L. External Peer Reviewer, BMC Medical Education
  • Wimsatt, L. External Peer Reviewer, Medical Science Educator, International Association of Medical Science Educators
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