Academics

Faculty & Administration Publications and Scholarly Contributions

  • General Education
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Administration
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy

Hasmik Agadjanian, PhD

Publications

Beach, J.A., Aspuria, P-J. P., Cheon, D-J., Lawrenson, Agadjanian, H., Walsh, C., Karlan, B.Y., & Orsulic, S. (2015). Sphingosine kinase 1 is required for TGF-? mediated fibroblastto-myofibroblast differentiation in ovarian cancer. Oncotarget, 7 (4), 4167-4182.

Liu, Z., Beach, J.A., Agadjanian, H., Jia, D., Aspuria, P-J., Karlan, B.Y., & Orsulic, S. (2015). Suboptimal cytoreduction in ovarian carcinoma is associated with molecular pathways characteristic of increased stromal activation. Gynecologic Oncology, 139, 394-400. DOI:10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.08.026 · 3.77

Taylor-Harding, B., Aspuria, P-J, Agadjanian, H., Cheon, D-J, & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2014). CyclinE and RTK/RAS signaling drive CDK inhibitor resistance via activation of E2F and ETS. Oncotarget, 6 (2), 696-714.

Diaz, E., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Walts, A., Miller, C., Karlan, B., Osulic, S., & Walsh C. (2013). PI3K pathway activation, thromboembolism and survival in ovarian cancer cell carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 130(1) e.128. DOI:10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.04.367

Agadjanian, H., Chu, D., Hwang, J.Y., Wachsmann-Hogiu, S., Rentsendorj, A., Song, L., Valluripalli, V., Lubow, J., Ma, J., Sharifi, B., Farkas, D.L.,& Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2012). Chemotherapy targeting by DNA capture in viral protein particles. Nanomedicine, 7(3), 335-352. DOI: 10.2217/nnm.11.104

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Kwon, S., Guo, X., Miller, C., & Karlan, B.Y. Orsulic, S., and Walsh, C.S. (2012). Indole-3-carbinol synergistically sensitizes ovarian cancer cells to bortezomib treatment. British Journal of Cancer, 106, 333 – 343.

Fleming, N. D., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Miller, C. W., Orsulic, S., Karlan B. Y., & Walsh C. S. (2012). Xeroderma Pigmentosum Complementation Group C Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway Correlate With Prolonged Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer. Cancer, 118, 689-697.

Hwang, J.Y., Lubow, J., Chu, D., Ma, J., Agadjanian H., Sims, J., Gray, H.B., Gross, Z., Farkas, D.L.,& Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2011). A mechanistic study of tumor-targeted corrole toxicity. Mol. Pharm. 8(6), 2233-2243. DOI:10.1021/mp200094w

Agadjanian, H., Ma, J., Rentsendorj, A., Valluripalli, V.,. Hwang, J. Y, Mahammed, A., Marom, A., Farkas, D., Gray, H., Gross, Z., & Medina-Kauwe L. K. (2009). Tumor detection and elimination by a targeted gallium corrole. PNAS, 106 (15), 6105–6110.

Haber, A., Agadjanian, H.,.Medina-Kauwe, L.K., & Gross, Z. (2008). Corroles that bind with high affinity to both apo and holo transferring. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 102, 446–457.

Candolfi, M., Curtin, J. F., Xiong W., Kroeger, K., Liu, M., C., Rentsendorj, A., Agadjanian, H., Medina-Kauwe, L., Palmer, D., Ng , P., Lowenstein, P. R., & Castro M. G. (2006). Effective High Capacity Gutless Adenoviral Vectors Mediated Transgene Expression in Human Glioma Cells. Molecular Therapy, 14(3), 371-81.

Rentsendorj, A., Xie, J., MacVeigh, M., Agadjanian H., Bass, S., Hamm-Alvarez, S., & Medina-Kauwe L.K. (2006). Typical and Atypical Trafficking Pathways of Ad5 Penton Base Recombinant Protein: Implications for Gene Transfer, Gene Therapy, 13(10), 821-836.

Xiong, W., Goverdhana, S., Sciascia, S.A., Candolfi, M., Zirger, J.M., Barcia, C., Curtin, J..F., King, G.D., Jaita, G., Liu, C., Kroeger, K., Ng, P., Palmer, D., Agadjanian H., Medina-Kauwe, L., Lowenstein, P.R., & Castro M.G. (2006). Regulatable Gutless Adenovirus Vectors Sustain Inducible Transgene Expression in the Brain in the Presence of an Immune Response Against Adenoviruses. Journal of Virology, 80 (1) 27-37.

Agadjanian, H., Weaver, J. J, Mahammed, A , I., Rentsendorj, A., Bass, S., Dmochowski, J., Kim, J., Margalit, R., Gray, H. B., Gross, Z., & Medina-Kauwe L. K. (2006). Specific Delivery of Corroles to Cells via Noncovalent Conjugates with Viral Proteins. Pharmaceutical Research, 23, 367-377.

Presentations

Walsh, C., Nassanian, H., Agadjanian, H., Miller, C., Orsulic, S., & Karlan, B. (2015).
Abstract BIOL-1348. No association between PARK2 and BRCA1-associated gynecologic cancers. Cancer Research, 21(16 Supplement): POSTER-BIOL-1348. DOI:10.1158/1557-3265.OVCASYMP14

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Aspuria, P-J., Mizuno, T., Cheon, D-J., Orsulic, S., Karlan, B., Walsh, C., & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2014). Abstract B48. Targeting chemo-resistance in CCNE1-amplified ovarian cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 19, B48.

Agadjanian, H., Cheon, D-J, Diaz, E., Laury, A., Miller, C., Orsulic, S., & Walsh C. (2013). Abstract 329. A mouse model of epithelial ovarian cancer with defined oncogenic drivers. Cancer Research, 73(8 supplement) p.329.

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Orsulic, S., Walsh, C., Karlan, B., & Wiedemeyer, W.R. (2013). Abstract 1749. Cell Cycle requirements shape ovarian cancer progression. Cancer Research, 73, p.1749.

Fleming, N.D., Orsulic, S., Miller, C., Agadjanian, H., Karlan, B., Nassanian, H.,& Walsh, C. (2011). XPC single nucleotide polymorphisms in the NER pathway correlate with prolonged progression-free survival in advanced ovarian cancer. Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Orlando, FL.

Taylor-Harding, B., Agadjanian, H., Nassanian, H., Berenson, J., Miller, C., Karlan, B., Orsulic S., & Walsh, C. (2010). The Natural Dietary Phytochemical Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) sensitizes Ovarian Cancer cells to the Proteosome Inhibitor Bortezomib through Inhibition of Cyclin E Activity. Presented at AACR Annual Meeeting, Washindton DC.

Hwang, J.Y., Agadjanian, H., Medina-Kauwe, L.K., Gross, Z., Gray, H.B., Sorasaenee K., & Farkas, D.L.(2008). Large Field of View Scanning Fluorescence Lifetime System for Multimode Optical Imaging of Small Animals. Proc. SPIE 6859, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues, 68590 G, DOI:10.1117/12.769305

Agadjanian, H., Ma J., Rentsendorj, A., Sorasaenee, K., Hwang, J.Y., Weaver, J, Valluripalli, V., Moats, R., Farkas, D., Gray, H., Gross, Z., & Medina-Kauwe, L.K. (2008). Corrole conjugates: a unique approach to tumor targeting. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Rentsendorj, A., Agadjanian, H., Ma, J., Valluripalli, V., Kim, D., Rossi, J., & Medina-Kauwe, L. K. (2008). Targeting siRNA Molecular missiles to Her2 cancer cells. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

Valluripalli, V., Agadjanian, H., Ma, J, Rentsendorj, A., Medina-Kauwe, L.K.. (2008). Viral capsid protein enhances lipoplex missiles to Her2+ cancer cells by imparting targeting, cell penetration and trafficking functions. Presented at AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Valluripalli, V., Rentsendorj, A., Agadjanian, H., Ma, J. & Medina-Kauwe L.K. (2007). Novel Hybrid Vectors for Gene Delivery: Exploiting viral strategies with non-viral vectors. Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy, Seattle WA, (Abstract No.515).

Dan Bindman, PhD

Publications

Bindman, D., & Chubb, C. (2004). Brightness assimilation in bullseye displays. Vision Research, 44(3), 309-319. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042698903004309

Bindman, D., & Chubb, C. (2004). Mechanisms of contrast induction in heterogeneous displays. Vision Research, 44(13), 1601-1613. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004269890400032X

Chubb, C., Nam, J-H., Bindman, D., Sperling, G. (2007). The three dimensions of human visual sensitivity to first-order contrast statistics. Vision Research, 47(17), 2237-2248. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042698907001435

Melissa Cueto, MA

Presentations

Cueto, M. (2014, March). The six-word short story: A creative writing exercise. Presentation at the meeting of the Teaching Academic Survival and Success (TASS) conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Terace Fletcher, PhD, MS

Publications

Fletcher, T.M. & Ershler J. A. (2014) A Learner-Centered Molecular Modeling Exercise for Allied Health Majors in a Biochemistry Class. Journal of College Science Teaching 43, 34-40.

Fletcher, T. M. (2013) Everyone Deserves a Second Chance, Curving By Retesting. Teaching and Learning Community Newsletter, Keiser University, 14, 6-7.

Baker, A., Fu, Q, Hayward, W., Victoria, S., Lindsay, S.M., & Fletcher, T.M.  (2011) The Telomere Binding Protein TRF2 Induces Chromatin Compaction. PLos ONE, 6, e1912.

Khan S.J., Pham, S., Wei, Y, Mateo, D. St. Pierre, M., Rodriguez-Menoca, L. Fletcher, T.M. & Vazquez-Padron, R.I. (2010) Stress-induced Senescence Exaggerates Post injury Neointimal Formation in the Old Vasculature Am. J. Physiology Am. J. Physiology 298, H66-74.

Baker, A.M. Fu, Q., Hayward, W. Lindsay, S.M. & Fletcher, T.M. (2009) The Myb/SANT Domain of the Telomere Binding Protein TRF2 Alters Chromatin Structure. Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 5019-31.

Pedroso, I.M. Hayward, W. & Fletcher, T.M. (2009) Effect of the TRF2 N-terminal and TRFH regions on Telomeric G-quadruplex DNA Structures. Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 1541-54.

Khan S.J., Yanez, G., Saldeen, K., Wang H., Lindsay, S.M. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Interactions of TRF2 with Telomeric DNA Ends. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm 363,  22-50.

Pedroso, I.M., Duarte, L.F., Yanez, G., Burkowski, K. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Sequence Specificity of Inter- and Intramolecular G-quadruplex Formation by Human Telomeric DNA Biopolymers 87, 74-84.

Pedroso, I.M., Duarte, L.F., Yanez, G., Baker A. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Enhanced Stability and Formation Rates of Human Telomeric G-quadruplexes in Sr2+  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm 358, 298-303.

Presentations

Khan, S.J., Wei, Y, Mateo, D, Li, S., Fletcher, T.M., Pham, S., Vazquez-Padron, R (2008) Aging Increases Oxidative Stress-Induced Senescence During Vascular Remodeling. American Heart Association, Ateriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Conference.

Pedroso, I.M. & Fletcher T.M. (2007) “The Outer Limits, Telomere Maintenance by TRF2 and G-quadruplex Structures” AACR special meeting “The Role of Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer”
Baker, A. & Fletcher T.M. (2007) Structural Analysis of TRF2-Nucleosomal Array Fiber Complexes 29th Annual Asilomar Chromatin and Chromosomes Conference.

Khan S.J., Saldeen, K., Benveniste, J. & Fletcher, T.M. (2007) Interactions of TRF2 with Model Telomeric DNA Ends. Proceedings of the 98th Annual Meeting for the American Association for Cancer Research.

Baker A. and Fletcher T.M. (2007) TRF2 Binding to Telomeric Nucleosomal Arrays Proceedings of the 98th Annual Meeting for the American Association for Cancer Research.

Baker A. & Fletcher T.M. (2007) TRF2 Binding to Telomeric Nucleosomal Arrays FASEB J
Pedroso, I.M. and Fletcher T.M. (2006) Structural Diversity of Telomeric DNA Asilomar Chromatin and Chromosomes Conference Biochem. and Cell Biol., special issue on 28th Annual West Coast Chromatin and Chromosomes Conference.

Baker A., Khan, S.J. & Fletcher T.M. (2006) The Role of TRF2 in Telomere Structure Asilomar Biochem. and Cell Biol., special issue on 28th Annual West Coast Chromatin and Chromosomes Conference.

Miriam Kahan, PhD, MPH

Presentations

Kahan, M., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Profile of a graduate: On the pathway to MQI. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Kahan, M., Krisan, A., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Pathway to the redesign of a general education curriculum: One year later. Poster presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Krisan, A., Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2015). General education redesign at WCU: Staying ahead of the curve. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Oakland, CA.

Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2014). Infusion of critical reasoning within a General Education curriculum experience. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Bart Lerner, EdD

Publications

Silva, J.M., Metzler, J.N., & Lerner, B. (2011). Training professionals in the practice of sport psychology (2nd ed). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

Kornspan, A.S., Lantz, C.D., Lerner, B.S., Johnson, S.R., & Smisson, C.P. (2008). Reference list of mental training/sport psychology videos. In K. Burke, M. Sachs, S. J. Fry, & S. L. Schweighardt (Eds.) Directory of graduate programs in sport psychology (9th ed., pp. 335-347). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology, Inc.

Presentations

Kahan, M., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Profile of a graduate: On the pathway to MQI. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Kahan, M., Krisan, A., & Lerner, B. (April, 2016). Pathway to the redesign of a general education curriculum: One year later. Poster presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Garden Grove, CA.

Dale, G, & Lerner, B. (January, 2016). Teambuilding: Two consultants’ strategies. Presentation made at the National University Performance Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Harmison, R.J., Dale, G.A., & Lerner, B.S. (October, 2015). Coaching and parenting in the age of elite travel teams and early specialization in youth sport. Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Breitmeyer, A., Lerner, B., Etzel, E., Hatch, S., & Watson, J. (October, 2015). Passing the torch: Intergenerational perspectives on sport psychology supervision. Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Krisan, A., Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2015). General education redesign at WCU: Staying ahead of the curve. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Oakland, CA.

Kahan, M., Lerner, B, & Asanti, R. (April, 2014). Infusion of critical reasoning within a General Education curriculum experience. Presentation made at the WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Stensby, J., Lerner, B., & Harrison, S. (October, 2010).  Camaraderie, optimism, recovery, and psychological skills strengthening program: A program development utilizing applied sport psychology.  Poster presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Providence, RI.

Dunn, K., Harrison, S., & Lerner, B. (August, 2010).  Promoting health, wellness, and recovery through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.  Poster presentation made at the Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies, Tucson, AZ.

Lerner, B. (September, 2008).  Toward standardization of sport psychology supervision: Argosy University – a brief overview of the supervision model.  Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Blakeley, M., & Lerner, B. (September, 2008).  The effects of self-set goals versus assigned goals on the performance of female basketball players. Poster presentation made at the AASP National Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Lerner, B. (October, 2007).  How to become an AASP Certified Consultant.  Presentation made at the AASP National Convention, Louisville, KY.

Lerner, B, & Strickland, M. (October, 2007).  Opportunities in sport psychology.  Presentation made at the Arizona Psychological Association Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Lerner, B. (September, 2006).  Substance abuse: From theory to practice.  Presentation made at the Western Regional Clinical Conference, Sedona, AZ.

Lerner, B. (September, 2006).  An overview of athletic counseling.  Presentation made at Southwest Behavioral Health Services, Phoenix, AZ.

Lerner, B., & Naylor Castillo, S. (September, 2006).  The benefits of becoming an AAASP Certified Consultant.  Presentation made at the AAASP National Convention, Miami, FL.

Cogan, K.D., Brown, C., Lerner, B., & Fazio, R. (September, 2006).  Supervision for sport psychology practitioners: Balancing needs and risks.  Presentation made at the AAASP National Convention, Miami, FL.

Vyacheslav Palchevskiy, PhD

Publications

DerHovanessian A, Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Noble PW, Palmer SM, Fishbein MC, Kubak BM, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2015). The Role of TGF-? in the Association Between Primary Graft Dysfunction and Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome. Am J Transplant. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13475

Gregson AL, Hoji A, Injean P, Poynter ST, Briones C, Palchevskiy V, Weigt SS, Shino M, Derhovanessian A, Sayah D, Saggar R, Ross D, Ardehali A, Lynch Iii JP, Belperio JA. (2015). Altered Exosomal RNA Profiles in Bronchoalveolar Lavage from Lung Transplants with Acute Rejection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201503-0558OC

Shino MY, Weigt SS, Li N, Palchevskiy V, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP 3rd, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. (2013). CXCR3 ligands are associated with the continuum of diffuse alveolar damage to chronic lung allograft dysfunction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 188(9):1117-25.

Palchevskiy V, Hashemi N, Weigt SS, Xue YY, Derhovanessian A, Keane MP, Strieter RM, Fishbein MC, Deng JC, Lynch JP, Elashoff R and Belperio JA. (2011). Immune Response CC Chemokines, CCL2 and CCL5 are Associated with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair, 4(1):10.

Evan Pepper, MSMB, PhD

Publications

Pepper, E., Farrell, M., & Finkel, S. (2010). Anti-glycation effects of Carnosine and other compounds on long-term survival of Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(24), 7925-7930.
http://aem.asm.org/cgi/content/full/76/24/7925?view=long&pmid=20952637

Pepper, E., Farrell, M., & Finkel, S. (2006). Role of penicillin-binding protein 1b in competitive stationary-phase survival of Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 263(1), 61-67.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2006.00418.x/abstract;jsessionid=8E69A5DBC1D6CC5C140BC1D5FF9AFF41.d02t03

Sharon Stein, EdD

Publications

Stein, S. (2009). A descriptive study of the state of the arts in education and student achievement in grade 12 in the post no child left behind act of 2001. Proquest LLC, An Arbor, MI. PUBLISHED ON PROQUEST LLC (2016) 10035140.

Benjamin Tran, MBSc, MNSc

Publications

Bhatt, S., Garrison, C., Johnson, Y., Patel, S., Shore, M., Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2014). Periodontal Screening: Patient Attitudes and Clinical Care Decision Making. CDHA J., 30(1): 6-12.

Montero, E.A., Isom, I.B., Fults, J., Cvijanovich, S., Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2012). Affects of Proximity on Aerosol Distribution of Bacteria on Toothbrushes. CDHA J., 27(2): 16-19.

Chismark, A., & Tran, B. (2012). Promoting or Fostering Student Research: The Role of the Dental Hygiene Educator. CDHA J., 27(2): 28-30.

Lutfy, K., Brown, M. C., Nerio, N., Aimiuwu, O., Tran, B., Anghel, A., & Friedman, T. C. (2006). Repeated stress alters the ability of nicotine to activate the HPA axis. J. Neurochem, 99(5): 1321-1327.

Valencia L. Williams, PhD

Publications

Deacon, A., Doyle, J., Ridgway, S., and Willi ams, V. (In collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC) Subject Matter Experts: King, M.). “Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Blues.” Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services: Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (2015): In Process.

Williams, V, Porter, P, and Engle, K (In collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC) Subject Matter Experts: King, M., and Jani, A). “Respiratory Attack: The Mysterious Case of Jackson Brook.” Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services: Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (2014): In Process.

Williams, V, DeGuzman, A, Dang, H, Kawaminami, M, Carter, DG, & Walker, AM. (2007). Common and Specific Effects of the Two Major Forms of Prolactin in the Rat Testis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 293(6):E1795-803.

Karen Andrews, RDH, MA

Publications

Andrews, K. T. (2016). Integrating ethics throughout the curriculum. Access, January, 19-20.

Aubreé Chismark, RDH, MS

Publications

Turner, A.M., Prihoda, T.J., English, D.K., Chismark, A.M., Jacks, M.E. (in press). Millenial Students’ Learning Preferences Compared to Faculty Teaching Methods: A National Dental Hygiene Survey. Submitted for publication to: Journal of Dental Education.

Chismark, A., Popa, M. (2016). Incorporating CAMBRA into the Dental Hygiene Curriculum. Submitted for publication to: Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33(2), 27-29.

Chismark, A. (2016). Chapter 29 Polishing. In Dental Hygiene: Applications to Clinical Practice (pp. 460-470). Philadelphia, PA: F.A Davis Company.

Turner, A.M., Prihoda, T.J., English, D.K., Chismark, A.M., Jacks, M.E. (2015). Millenial Students’ Learning Preferences Compared to Faculty Teaching Methods: A National Dental Hygiene Survey. Submitted for publication to: Journal of Dental Education December 2015; In Press

Chismark, A. (2015). Prevent Pain With Yoga.  Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 13(11), 30-34. 

Chismark, A., Hung, A. (2015). Complementary Health Approaches to Reduce Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33(1), 19-22.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. (2014). Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Hand, Wrist, and Arm Injuries. RDH Magazine, 34(5).

Chismark, A. (2014). How to Write and Submit an Article for Publication. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 30(1), 14-15.

Bhatt, S., Garrison, C.D., Johnson, Y.N., Patel, S.G., Chismark, A., Shore, M.M., Tran, B. (2014). Periodontal Screening: Patient Attitudes and Clinical Decision Making. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 30(1), 6-12.

Chismark, A. (2013). Michelle Smith, RDH, BA—Overcoming Physical Challenges in Practicing Dental Hygiene. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 29(2), 24-26.

Chismark, A. (2013). Oral Piercing and Body Art-21st Century Realities and Safety Issues. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 28(1), 16-18.

Chismark, A., & Tran, B.B. (2012). Promoting student research: the role of the dental hygiene educator. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 27(2), 28-30.

Montero, E.A., Isom, I.B., Fults, J., Cvijanovich, S., Chismark, A., Tran, B.B. (2012). The effects of proximity on aerosol distribution of bacteria on toothbrushes. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 27(2), 16-19.

Chismark, A., Asher, G., Stein, M., Tavoc, T., Curran, A. (2011). Use of complementary and alternative medicine for work-related pain correlates with career satisfaction among dental hygienists. The Journal of Dental Hygiene, 85(4), 273-284. Retrieved from http://www.adha.org

Research/Scholarship

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health, 2009-2010
“Does Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain with Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies Improve Dental Hygienists’ Career Satisfaction?”
Role: Primary Investigator

Presentations

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  The Beaver Valley & Lawrence County Dental Societies 2016 Annual Hygienist Seminar, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. April 22, 2016.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  Orange County Dental Hygienist’s Society, Santa Ana, California. March 16, 2016.

Chismark, A., Millar, D. Scaling and Exercise Strategies to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.  RDH Under One Roof, Las Vegas, Nevada. July 17, 2015.

Chismark, A., Bell, K.  Incorporating Research into the Dental Hygiene Curriculum.  American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Las Vegas, Nevada. June 19, 2014.

Monson, A.L., Cooper, B., Krenik-Matejcek, T., Chismark, A. (2015, June). Effect of Yoga on Musculoskeletal Pain in Dental Hygiene Students.  Will be  presented at 2015 American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Nashville, Tennessee on June 18, 2015.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, June). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at 2010 American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, March). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at American Association of Dental Research, Washington D.C.

Chismark, A. et al. (2010, February). Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Work-Related Pain Correlates with Career Satisfaction among Dental Hygienist. Presented at The University of North Carolina Research in Review Day, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, MSDH, DHSc

Publications

Hurlbutt M, Young D. A Best Practices Approach to Caries Management. Journal of Evidence Based Practice, June 2014; 14, 77-86.

Hurlbutt M, Bray K, Villalpando T, & Stephens J. California Dental Hygienists’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Herbal and Dietary Supplements. Journal of Dental Hygiene, Fall 2011; 85(4), 286-297.

Young D, Ricks CS, Featherstone JD, Fontana M, Fournier SM, Geiermann SP, Hurlbutt M, Kutsch VK, Loftus R, Luther JR, Nový BB, Wolff MS, Wong A. Changing the face and practice of dentistry: A 10-year plan. Journal of the California Dental Association, October 2011; 39(10), 746-751.

Hurlbutt. M.  CAMBRA:  Best Practices in Dental Caries Management.  Academy of Dental Therapeutics and Stomology. May 2011.

Hurlbutt M. Caries Management with Calcium Phosphate. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, October 2010; 8(10): 40-45.

Hurlbutt M, Novy B, & Young D.  (Winter 2010). Dental Caries: A pH mediated disease. 2-hour continuing education. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 25(1): 9-15.

Hurlbutt M. (July 2010). Probiotics: Can Bacteria be Good for You? ACCESS, 24(10): 16-18.

Presentations

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products & Oral Health. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 7, 2015.

Psychology of Patient Communication: An introduction to motivational interviewing. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 5, 2015.

Best Practices Approach to Caries Management: An evidence-based approach to clinical decisions. Dental Hygiene Association of Australia (DHAA) 13th Annual National Symposium. November 5, 2015.

Team Based Learning. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. April 29, 2015.

Kagan Cooperative Learning. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. March 15, 2015.

Audience Response Systems. WCU Academic Faculty Development Workshop. February 25, 2015.

Dental Care for Life: A Risk Based Approach workshop. Mount Diablo Dental Hygienists’ Association. April 26, 2014

CAMBRA…It’s A Verb? Workshop. Loma Linda University Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA. March 9, 2014

Risk Assessment: Best Practices in Oral Health, Live Webinar, Philips Oral Healthcare Online Learning. December 3, 2013

Instrumentation Workshop for Educators Loma Linda University Department of Dental Hygiene, Loma Linda, CA. September 29, 2013.

CAMBRA…It’s a Verb! workshop. Arizona State Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. August 24, 2013

Motivational Interviewing: A New Approach to Communication with Your Patients. Workshop with Philips Oral Healthcare Professional Educators, Boston, MA. June 19, 2013.                         

Motivational Interviewing: A New Approach to Communicating Prevention to Your Patients. Live Webinar, 3M ESPE Online Learning. May 23, 2013.         

A New Process of Care: Caries Risk Assessment, An evidence-based approach to clinical decisions [for educators]. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. June 15, 2012.

A New Process of Care: Caries Risk Assessment, An evidence-based approach to clinical decision [for clinicians]. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phoenix, AZ. June 16, 2012.             

Psychology of Patient Communication Workshop, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Student and Alumni Convention, Palm Desert, CA. February 9, 2012.       

Psychology of Patient Communication Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA. January 7, 2012.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Kansas City, MO. December 2, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Houston, TX. November 4, 2011.

CAMBRA: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level. Mt. Diablo Dental Hygienists’ Society, Concord, CA. October 15, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Riverside, CA. September 9, 2011.

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care, RDH Under One Roof Conference, Chicago, IL. July 30, 2011.

Polishing: A Workshop for the Master Clinician, RDH Under One Roof Conference, Chicago, IL. July 29, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Queensland Dental Hygienists’ Association, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. July 12, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Dental Hygienists of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. July 11, 2011.          

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Victoria Dental Hygienists’ Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. July 6, 2011.

Back to the Basics: Radiographic Interpretation, Perth Dental Therapists’ Association, Perth, Western Australia. July 4, 2011.

Demystifying Calcium Phosphate Therapy, Dental Hygienists Association of Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. July 2, 2011.           

CAMBRA Down Under. Dental Hygienists Association of Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. July 1, 2011.

Implementing CAMBRA Made Simple. American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Nashville, TN. June 18, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Sonicare Symposium, Spokane, WA. June 3, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Sonicare Symposium, Atlanta, GA. May 20, 2011.  

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health, Sonicare Symposium, Boston, MA. May 6, 2011.

Assessment to Integration: Where is CAMBRA in Your Allied Dental Program Curricula?  Workshop at Texas Dental Hygiene Educator’s Association, Austin, TX. April 9, 2011.

Teaching Dental Assistants the Techniques of Caries Risk Management Protocol.  Workshops at California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers, San Mateo, CA. April 1-2, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Long Beach Dental Hygienists’ Society, Long Beach, CA. February 18, 2011.

CAMBRA Workshop: An Ageless Process of Care. University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. January 21, 2011.

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health. Philips Sonicare Symposium, Detroit, MI. September 17, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level. California Dental Association Fall Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA. September 10, 2010.

Polishing: A Workshop for the Master Clinician. RDH Under One Roof Conference. Orlando, FL. August 7, 2010.

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care. RDH Under one Roof Conference, Orlando, FL. August 5, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop: Taking Your Practice to Next Level. California Dental Association Spring Scientific Meeting, Anaheim, CA. May 15, 2010.

Assessment to Integration: Where is CAMBRA in Your Allied Dental Program Curricula? American Dental Education Association, Annual Session, Washington, DC. March 2, 2010.

CAMBRA Workshop for the Dental Hygiene Educator. West Coast University, Anaheim, CA. February 19, 2010. 

CAMBRA: An Ageless Process of Care. Tri County Dental Hygienists’ Society, Loma Linda, CA. February 18, 2010.                  

New Age Patient Care: Natural Products and Oral Health and Innovation in Clinical Practice. Monterey Bay Dental Hygienists’ Association, Watsonville, CA. January 23, 2010.

Diane Millar, RDH, MA

Publications

Millar, D, (2009). The best practice to ensure optimum performance and career longevity. Journal of the California Dental Hygienists' Association, 24(3), 8-14.

Millar, D. (2007). Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation and Ergonomics for the Dental Care Provider.

Philadelphia, PA:  Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

Presentations

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Beaver Valley & Lawrence County Dental Societies, Beaver Falls, PA

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Virginia Commonwealth University Dental School, Richmond, Virginia

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Orange County Dental Hygiene Society, Santa Ana, California

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Conference, Chicago, IL,

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2016:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

Millar, D (2015, June), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, CA

Millar, D. (2015. February), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Cerritos College, CA

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, RDH-UOR, Las Vegas, Nevada

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Dental Hygiene Association, Nashville, Tennessee

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio, Texas

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Association, Anaheim, California

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Western Regional Dental Conference, Phoenix, Arizona,

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver, Canada

2015:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

Millar, D. (2014, January), Protective Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation Strategies. Cerritos College, CA

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, British Columbian Dental Hygiene Association, Vancouver, Canada

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Pasadena Periodontists’ Dental Hygiene Study Club, Pasadena, California

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Western Regional Dental Conference, Phoenix, Arizona

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Nation’s Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting, WA, DC

2014:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Long Beach Dental Hygiene Society, Long Beach

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Eagle Instruments, Clinton, New Jersey

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Redwood City Dental Hygiene Society, Sonoma, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, American Eagle Instruments, Orange County, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, San Diego, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Diablo Valley, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Concorde Career College, Garden Grove, California

2013:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Association, Anaheim California

Millar, D. (2012, November).  New Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation Techniques to Increase Hygiene Efficiency.  Cerritos College, CA

Millar, D. (2012, May).  New Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation Techniques to Increase Hygiene Efficiency.  Ventura Dental Hygiene Society, Ventura, CA

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Ventura County Dental Hygiene Society, Oxnard, California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, California Dental Society, Anaheim California

2012:  Dental Hygiene Educator and Speaker, Palm Desert Periodontal Study Club, Palm Desert, California

Millar, D. (2011, August).  Protective Reinforced Instrumentation Strategies.  Palm Desert Periodontal Study Club, Palm Desert, CA

Mihaela Popa, RDH, MBA

Publications

Chismark, A & Popa, M. (2016). Incorporating CAMBRA into Dental Hygiene Curriculum. Journal of
California Dental Hygienists’ Association, 33
(2), pages.

Popa, M. (2012). Dental Radiography. Practical Reviews-Orthodontics, 26(4), pages.

Presentations

Popa, M. (2015): Blood Pressure - Faculty Calibration, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2015): Kolb and VARK Learning Styles, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Hurlbutt, M., Popa, M. & Silveira, J. (2015): Kagan Cooperative Learning, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2014): Oral Cancer Screening – Faculty Development Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2014): SQ3R Guide – Faculty Development Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Andrews, N., Lachica, T.L., Medina, L., Popa, M. & Turner, A.(2014) – Educational Methodology for Clinical Faculty, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2012): Radiology Update for Faculty, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Popa, M. (2011): Excel Spreadsheet Workshop, West Coast University, Anaheim, CA.

Kristen Stephens, RDH, BS

Publications

Stephens, K.M., Gurenlian, J.R. (2015). Beyond Bacteria. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 11(12), 46-51.

Presentations

Stephens, K.M. (2016, October). “Has perio gone viral?” Presented at Long Beach Dental Hygiene Association’s Annual Seminar, Lakewood, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, May). “The California dental practice act.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, April). “ADA code review and the business of dental hygiene.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, April). “The ADHA, transferring into the workforce, and new trends in dentistry.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, March). “Dental hygiene history and the California dental practice act.” Presented at Cerritos College Dental Hygiene, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M. (2015, May). “Nutrition and exercise practices.” Presented at St. Dorothy’s Elementary School, Glendora, California.

Stephens, K.M., Segovia, E.L. (2006, June). “Is it magic?” Presented at American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Table Clinic, Orlando, Florida.

Stephens, K.M., Segovia, E.L. (2006, March). “Is it magic?” Presented at Long Beach Dental Hygienists’ Society, Norwalk, California.

Stephens, K.M., Segovia, E.L. (2006, March). “Is it magic?” Presented at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California.

April Turner, RDH, MSDH

Publications

Turner, A. M., Prihoda, T. J., English, D. K., Chismark, A., & Jacks, M. E. (2016). Millennial dental hygiene students’ learning preferences compared to non-millennial faculty members’ teaching methods: A national study. Journal of Dental Education, 80 (9), 1082-1090.

Justin Ako, DC, BSBA

Presentations

Brown, T., Ako, J., France, J., Riddle, M., Taheri, R., Thomas, H. Assessment and Outcomes of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. Education Leadership Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association October 7-9, 2016. Accepted Platform Presentation, Phoenix, AZ.

Taheri, R., Ako, J., Brown, T., France, J., Riddle, M., Thomas, H., Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting on Pharmacy Education July 23-27, 2016. Poster Presentation. Anaheim, CA.

Abstracts

Taheri R, Ako J, Brown T, Frances J, Riddle M, Thomas H. Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Day-Long Interprofessional Education (IPE) Learning Event. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Anaheim, California, July 23-27, 2016 <http://www.ajpe.org/doi/pdf/10.5688/ajpe805S2>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2016; 80 (5) Article S2.

Marlene Lugg, DrPH, MPH, BS

Publications

Ganz JM, Newcomer SR, Daley MF, McClure DL, Baxter RP, Jackson MJ, Naleway AL, Lugg MM, & DeStefano F. (2015). Cumulative and episodic aluminum exposure in a population-based cohort of young children. Vaccine, 33, 6736-6744.

Sukumaran L, McCarthy NL, Kharbanda EO, McNeil MM. Naleway AL, Klein NP, Jackson ML, Hambridge SJ, Lugg MM, Li R, Weintraub ES, Bednarczyk RA, King JP, DeStefano F, Orenstein WA, Omer SB. (2015). Association of Tdap vaccination with acute events and adverse birth outcomes among pregnant women with prior Tetanus-containing immunizations. JAMA, 314(15), 1584-1587.

Sukumaran L, McCarthy NL, Kharbanda EO, Weintraub ES,  Vazquea-Benitea G, Li R, McNeil MM, Klein NP, Hambridge SJ, Naleway AL, Lugg MM, Jackson ML, King JP, DeStefano F, Omer SB, Orenstein WA. (2015). Safety of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis and Influenza Vaccinations in Pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 126(5), 1069-1074.

Hambidge SJ, Newcome SR, Narwaney KJ, Glanz JM, Daley MF, Xu S, Shoup JA, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Klein NP, Lee GM, Nelson JC, Lugg MM, Naleway AL, Nordin JD, Weintraub E, & DeStefano F. (2014, June). Timely versus delayed early childhood vaccination and seizures. Pediatrics, 133(6), e1492-e1499.

McCarty NL, Weintraub E, Vellozzi C, Duffy J, Gee J, Donahue JG, Jackson ML, Lee GM, Glanz J, Baxter R, Lugg MM, Naleway A, Omer SB, Nakasato C, Vazquez-Benitez G, & DeStefano F. (2013). Mortality rates and cause of death patterns in a vaccinated population. Am J Preventive Medicine, 45(1), 91-97.

Glanz JM, Narwaney KJ, Newcome SR, Daley MF, Hambidge SJ, Rahbar,AR,. Lee GM Nelson JC, Naleway, AL, Nordin,JD, Lugg MM, Weintraub ES. (2013). Association between undervaccination with Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids, and Acellular Pertussis (DTaP) vaccine and risk of Pertussis infection in children 3 to 36 months of age. JAMA Pediatr, 167(11), 1060-1064.

Glanz JM, Newcomer SR, Narwany KJ, Hambridge SJ, Daley MF, Wagner NM, McClure DL, Xu S, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Lee GM, Nelson JC, Winetraub ES, Naleway AL, Nordin JD, Lugg MM, Weintraub ES. (2013). A population-based cohort study of undervaccination in 8 managed care organizations across the United States. JAMA Pediatr, 167(3), 274-281.

Presentations

Lugg MM. How to Increase Health Care Workers Acceptance of Influenza Immunizations. IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Anchorage, Alaska, August 16-21, 2014.

PaulChris Okpala, DHSc, MHA, CRT, RCP

Publications

Okpala, P.C., Okpala, F., & Patterson, S. (2015). Antiviral medications and plasma efficacy in treating ebola patients: A Systematic Review. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 4(1), 37-45.

Okpala, P.C. (2014). Labiaplasty on underage girls. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 3(1), 39-45.

Okpala, P.C. (2014). Obesity: Risk factor for public chronic health problem. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 3(2), 21-26.

Okpala, P.C., Alexander, J. L., Ewing, H., & Orien, L. T. (2013). A close comparison of clinical risk factors for coronary artery disease of a small group of immigrant Asians and Caucasian Americans working in an urban medical center in Los Angeles County, California: A pilot study. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 2(2), 1-9.     

Okpala, P.C. (2013). HIPAA: Its good intention requires good handling. International Journal of Health Research and Innovation, 1(2), 37-41.

Okpala, P.C. (2013). The roles of exercises in reversing cardiovascular risks. International Journal of Health Research and Innovation, 1(2), 57-61.

Okpala, P.C. (2013). Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 2(3), 61-66.

Rosanne Silberling, RN, MN, EdD

Presentations

Poster Presentation/Presentation: "Raising the Bar: Chairing a Hospital Community Board" (2016 ACNL Annual Conference)

Panelist at 2016 ACNL Annual Program: "Does the Type of Doctoral Preparation Matter in [Nursing] Service or Education"

California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP), Pasadena Chapter, 2/12 "Implementing the IOM Future of Nursing Vision in California"

Northwest Region Nursing Leadership Council, 6/1/12 "Implementing the IOM Future of Nursing Vision in California"

San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Area Nursing Resource Coalition, 3/10 "Radical Transformation in Education"

San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Area Nursing Resource Coalition, 3/09 "Civility and Incivility. .. How We Care for Each Other"

Kaiser Permanente Scope of Practice Symposium, Southern California 3/07 "A View of the Future: Nursing and the Electronic Medical Record"

Kaiser Permanente National User Group Meeting, Anaheim, California 5/06 "Meeting End User Needs in a Dynamic Environment"

Weam Alkhatib, APRN, PhD, CNS

Publications

Alkhatib, W. (2013). Book Review: Fear of Food: A History of Why We Worry About What We Eat.
Perspectives in Public Health, 133:336. DOI: 10.1177/1757913913505979.

Presentations

Alkhatib, W. (2014). Determinants of Physical Activity in Arab American Children. Doctoral Dissertation, University of San Diego.

Juan Caluya Jr, MSN ED, RN, PCCN

Publications

Stoodley, L., Lillington, L., Ansryan, L., Ota, R., Caluya, J., Camello, E., Huskins, M., Franco, D., Silvino, C. M., Nwokafor, E., Van Zitter, B., Olton, M., Howard, L., Bailey, L., Mohler, R. (2012). Sternal wound care to prevent infections in adult cardiac care surgery patients. Critical Care Nursing Quality, 35(1), 76-84.

Presentations

Caluya, J. (2015, November). Understanding the Dynamics of Leadership Transformation; Empowerment and Innovative Engagement using AIDET Concepts. Presented at Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California Convention, Orange County Sub-chapter (PNASC, OC), West Coast University, Orange County Campus, Anaheim, CA.

Caluya, J. (2015, August). Active Learning Strategies. Presented at WCU All Faculty Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Caluya, J. (2013, September). Improving Patient Experience in Progressive Care Unit. Presented at Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

Caluya, J. (2012, March). Implementing a practice change for sternal wound care to prevent infections in post-op cardiac surgery patients. Presented at Nursing Research Evidence-based Practice Grand Rounds, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

Brenda DaCosta, RN, MSN, PHN, FNP

Presentations

NSNA 61st Annual Convention April 3-7, 2013. Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina. NSNA members are invited to share school and state chapters projects (Disaster Preparedness). The purpose of the Project Showcase is to foster the sharing of information, research dissemination and education. Title: DISASTERS What can we do to prepare? Presenters: CNSA Los Angeles - Maria Rosello, Spencer Cho, Allie Lauver, Kate Sugarm, CNSA – WCU Los Angeles Chapter.

Improving in the Quality of Patient Care, Emphasizing Compassion Among Care Givers County of Los Angeles-Department of Health Services: Quality Improvement Program October 2007.

MRSA - Risk Factors-Implication for Management. County of Los Angeles-Department of Health Services: Quality Improvement Program October 16 & 17, 2006.

Rapid Assessment of Acute Chest Pain Patients in Urgent Care. County of Los Angeles-Department of Health Services: Quality Improvement Program May 18-20, 2005.

Marilyn Eisz, MN, RN-BC

Presentations

Rico, R. & Eisz, M. (2012, June). High-stakes interactions for simulation facilitators: Crucial conversations can help. Presented at the Laerdal Southern California User Network, Saddleback Community College, Saddleback, California.

Linda Goldman, DNP, MSN, FNP, RN

Publications

Goldman, L. & Clouse, A. L. (2013). Human papillomavirus and genital warts. In,A. L. Clouse,. N. S. Skolnik, & J. Woodward, (Eds.), Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Practical Guide for Primary Care, 2nd Ed. (pp. 21-46). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Presentations

March 2016 Mission Hills, CA – “Medication and breastfeeding for nurses and lactation specialists” - podium presentation for BreastfeedLA

March 2015 Newport Beach, CA – Poster presentation: Hartunyan, A. & Goldman L. (2015). Implementation of a post partum depression scale into a primary care clinic for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting.

March 2015 Newport Beach, CA – “Identifying and treating sexually transmitted infections” podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting

October 2014 Santa Rosa, CA – “Medication and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” and “Introduction to homeopathy”– podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners North Bay chapter semi-annual meeting

March, 2014 Newport Beach, CA – “Evaluation of thyroid nodules in primary care” – podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners annual meeting

October, 2013 Los Angeles, CA – “Breastfeeding after surgery” Lecture presentation for attendees at BreastfeedLA seminar.

March, 2013 Monterey, CA – “Medications and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” – podium presentation for Calif. Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) annual meeting

August, 2012 El Segundo, CA – “Medications and breastfeeding for primary care nurse practitioners” Lecture presentation for local CANP chapter members.

October, 2011 Cerritos, CA – “Clinical application of concept analysis: Intention to breastfeed” – symposium presenter at Odyssey conference for Sigma Theta Tau.

Wallace, D., Goldman, L., Mays, R. J., Kamboj, A., Hedgepath, N., & Reber-Franz, A. (2011). Symposium: A concept analysis for practice. The Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Joint Southern California STTI Chapters Odyssey 2011 Conference. Nursing in Transition: A Call to Action (p. 43). Cerritos, CA: Joint Southern California STTI Chapters.

August 2009 Redondo Beach, CA – “Homeopathy for menopausal symptoms” Lecture presentation for local CANP chapter 19 members

December, 2008 Long Beach, CA – “Role of the nurse practitioner” – lecture on role of nurse practitioner, at Calif. Student Nurses Association meeting, CSU Long Beach

November, 2008 Torrance, CA – “Colposcopy” – assisted with workshop and hands-on manipulation for Nurse Practitioners

September, 2008 Irvine, CA – “Homeopathy for colds & flu” – Lecture presentation to Nurse practitioners and physicians for Minuteclinic

Jan. – Sept, 2008 Torrance, CA – “IUD Workshop, wet mount & urine microscopy” – Lecture presented to Nurse Practitioners at a continuing education conference, Harbor UCLA Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

November, 2007 West Los Angeles, CA - "Pelvic exam techniques" - Led discussion and practicum
UCLA Medical Students

August, 2007 Carson, CA – “Homeopathy and menopause” – Lecture presented to Nurse Practitioners at a continuing education conference, Harbor UCLA Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

April, 2007 Torrance, CA – “Vaginal microscopy” – Didactic and hands-on practicum including use of microscope and microscopic identification of normal and abnormal vaginal flora.

April, 2007 Carson, CA – “Tricks and tips for blackboard users” – Lecture presented to faculty of Calif State University Dominguez Hills in consort with academic technology department.

September, 2006 Torrance, CA – “ Sexually Transmitted Infections update of 2006 CDC guidelines” – Lecture presented to Nurse Practitioners at continuing education conference, Harbor UCLA Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program

September, 2006 Long Beach, CA – “Menstrual cycle and abnormal bleeding- diagnosis and management”, “Contraceptive methods”, “Menopause diagnosis & management” & “Osteoporosis, diagnosis”, GYN history”, Breast evaluation & diagnosis”- Lecture presented to Family Nurse Practitioner Students at California State University Long Beach

Elizabeth Hartman, PhD, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE

Publications

Hartman, E. (2014). Nurses lack skills to teach: Increasing undergraduate nursing skills related to patient education. (Order No. 3611783, Capella University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 101. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.library.capella.edu/docview/1504648182?accountid=27965. (1504648182).

Presentations

10/2015 Poster Presentation NLN National Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV. "NURSES LACK SKILLS TO TEACH: INCREASING UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SKILLS RELATED TO PATIENT EDUCATION".

4/2015 Poster Presentation ATI National Education Summit, San Diego, CA. "NURSES SKILLS LACK TO TEACH: INCREASING UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SKILLS RELATED TO PATIENT EDUCATION".

2013 DEBRIEFING: A Critical Review of the Literature to Foster Faculty Development. Poster presentation at the NLN Technology Conference.

Afsaneh Helali, MSN, NP-BC, RN

Presentations

Helali, A., Montoya, E., & Rojas, C. (April 2015). Connecting the Dots in Nursing School. Poster presentation at the 2015 ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, San Diego, CA.

Khadeer Khan, MD, MSN Ed., FNP-BC, CNE, CEN, NEA-BC

Publications

Banu A, Khan K A, Rajkumar J. (2014). Problem based learning in Medical education- A review. Journal Educational Research & Medical Teacher 2014;2(2):1-5.

Banu A, Khan K. A, Manasa S, Krishnam S. P. (2015). Study of candida colonization and speciation in HIV-positive patients in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue, 02, pp.12935-12939, February, 2015.

Shiva Metghalchi, PhD, MPH

Publications

Cordero-MacIntyre Z & Metghalchi S. (in press). Effect of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. Journal of Applied Research.

Metghalchi, S, Knutsen, S, & Beeson, WL. (in press). The Long-Term Ambient Ozone Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. International Journal of Environmental Studies.

Metghalchi, S, Knutsen, S, & Beeson, WL. (2011). The Long-Term Ambient PM10 Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 68, 777-790.

Metghalchi, S., Rivera, M, Beeson, L., & Cordero-MacIntyre Z. (2008). Improved Clinical Outcomes Using a Culturally Sensitive Diabetes Education Program in a Hispanic Population.  Journal of Diabetic Educator, 34, 698-706.

Cordero-MacIntyre Z, Duran R, Rivera M, Metghalchi S, & Ormsby G. (2006). Kinanthropometry. In Anthropometric Measurements in Zambian Children. Psychology Press.

Presentations

Metghalchi, S. (2014).  Overview of alternative therapies for cancer. School of Nursing, West Coast University. Los Angeles, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2013). Lifestyle factors affecting health. School of Nursing, West Coast University. Los Angeles, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2012). Impact of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. The Experimental Biology Meeting. San Diego, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2010). Effects of Calcium Intake on Body Weight in Obese Postmenopausal Women. The Healthy people 2010. Loma Linda, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2010). The Long-Term Ambient Ozone Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. American Collage of Epidemiology Meeting. San Francisco, Ca.

Metghalchi, S. (2008). The Long-Term Ambient PM10 Concentrations and Incidence of Emphysema in Nonsmoking California Adults: Results from the AHSMOG Study. The Society for Epidemiological Research Meeting.

Metghalchi, S. (2007). The Effect of Spanish Diabetes Education Program on Plasma Apoproteins and Body Composition in Hispanic Population. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting.

Metghalchi, S. (2006). Effects of Spanish Diabetes Education on Body Composition, Ghrelin, Adiponectin and Insulin. The Obesity Society's 2 Annual Scientific Meeting.

Metghalchi, S. (2006). Anthropometric Measurements in Zambian Children. The California Dietetic Association Meeting, San Diego, California.

Maria Perez, RNC-OB, MSN, LHRM

Presentations

Sigma Theta Tau International Podium Presentation on February 24th, 2016.

The Alarming Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Population Health Indicators. FNA poster presentation April, 9th 2016.

Ginger Pierson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CLNC

Publications

Duffy, M., Dresser, S., & Fulton, J. (Editors).  Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist.  (2nd Edition). Chapter by Pierson, G. on “Precepting Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Students”, Springer Publishing.

Fulton, J., Lyon, B. and Goudreau, K. (Editors).  2014.  Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice. (2nd Edition). Chapter by Pierson, G. in Unit VI. “Hospital-Based Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice”, Springer Publishing Company. *In January, 2015, this book was selected as an American Journal of Nursing Book of  the Year.  Received 1st place award in the Advanced Practice Nursing category.

Pierson, G.  (Editor- “Books at a Glance”).  Clinical Nurse Specialist:  The Journal for Advanced Practice Nursing, Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Duffy, M., Dresser, S., & Fulton, J. (Editors).  Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist.  Chapter by Pierson, G. on “Precepting Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Students”, Springer Publishing.

Furlong, K., O’Grady, L. D., Macari-Hinson, M., O’Connell, K., Perez, E., & Pierson, G.  “Implementing Nursing Grand Rounds in a Community Hospital.” Clinical Nurses Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 21(6), 287-291, Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Pyle, K., Pierson, G, Lepman, D, & Hewett, M. (2007). Keeping Cardiac Arrest Patients Alive With Therapeutic Hypothermia.  American Nurse Today, 2(7), 32-37.

Presentations

Pierson, G., Mack, J., Hunter, N, & Burkard, J.  (June, 2016).  Video teleconferencing to improve cardiac patient satisfaction and to expedite discharge.  Poster session to be presented at Stanford Health Care 7th Annual National Nursing Research Symposium:  “A Bridge to the Future:  How innovative healthcare technologies drive successful transitions in the continuum of patient care”, Stanford, California.

Pierson, G., Mack, J., Hunter, N, & Burkard, J.  (April, 2016).  Video teleconferencing to improve cardiac patient satisfaction and to expedite discharge.  Poster session presented at the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) 49th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference “Innovations in Engagement through Research, Practice, and Education”, Anaheim, California.

“Understanding Key Lab Values Associated with HIT, Sepsis and Heart Failure.” Concurrent session at Contemporary Forums and AACN collaborative three day national conference: “A Slice of NTI.” April, 2011 at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

“What Do You Want To Do Next?  APRN Roles in Nursing.”  Concurrent session at Contemporary Forums and AACN collaborative three day national conference: “A Slice of NTI.”  Held in April, 2011 at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

“What Would Florence Do in 2009?  Application of Evidence-Based Fundamental Nursing Care.”  Mastery Session with panel of nurse experts.  Pierson, G. presentation: “Prevention of Sternal Wound Infections Following Cardiac Surgery,” at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

“What Would Florence Do in 2008?  Application of Evidence-Based Fundamental Nursing Care.”  Mastery Session with panel of nurse experts.  Pierson, G. presentation: “Prevention of Sternal Wound Infections Following Cardiac Surgery,” at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

“Don’t Eat Your Young, Mentor Them” Co-authored (M. Hewett RN, & D. Lepman RN) as a poster presentation at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

“A Three-Ringed Circus:  Nurses Who are Knowledgeable, Articulate and Supported Save Lives.”  Co-authored (with K. Pyle RN, M. Hewett RN, & D. Lepman RN) as a poster presentation at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute, May, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sasha Rarang, PhD, MSN/Ed, ONP, RN

Publications

Rarang, S. A. (2015). Measuring beginning nursing students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards patient safety: A study of the effects of scenario-based high-fidelity simulation. Capella University, ProQuest Publishing.3723193

Presentations

Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. 37th Annual Conference, Poster Presentation of a Study titled: Measuring High Fidelity Simulation Instruction: Its Effects to Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Towards Patient Safety." July 22, 2016, Washington, DC.

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) 2016 National Forum, The New Frontier: Forging Partnerships for Lifelong Learning in Quality and Safety with the study: Measuring High Fidelity Simulation Instruction: Its Effects to Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Towards Patient Safety." May 25-27, 2016, San Antonio, TX.

Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California - Orange County Subchapter. Innovation in Education: Simulation and Story Telling. October 11, 2014.

West Coast University, Los Angeles Campus. Cultural Competency Class for Classroom and Clinical Instructor: A Guide for Nurse Educator. October 10, 2010.

Rarang, S. A. (2006). Cultural competency class for vocational nursing classroom and clinical instructors: An approach in multicultural nursing education. Los Angeles, CA: Mount Saint Mary's University.

Barbara Roces, PhD, NP, RN

Publications

Roces, B. A. (2015). Patients with advanced lung cancer: Quality of life and perception of dyspnea (Doctoral dissertation, UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO).

Presentations

Roces, B. A. (2015, November). Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: Quality of Life and Perception of Dyspnea. In 43rd Biennial Convention (07 November-11 November 2015).Podium Presentation STTI.

Roces, B. A. (2014, September). Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: Quality of Life and Perception of Dyspnea The European Doctoral Conference In Nursing Science (Poster Presentation Maastricht University Netherlands).

Roces, B. A. (2014, July). Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: Quality of Life and Perception of Dyspnea.
International Nursing Research Congress Improving Health Outcomes (Poster Presentation, Hongkong)

Roces, B. A. (2014, April). Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: Quality of Life and Perception of Dyspnea. Taking it Global: Research, Practice and Education in Nursing. In Western Institute of Nursing Research (Poster Presentation Seattle, Washington)

Roces, B. A. (2014, April). Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: Quality of Life and Perception of Dyspnea. Applying Research To Practice In a A Changing Health Care Environment(Poster Presentation Azusa, CA)

Cheryl Rojas, RN, MSN, FNP

Presentations

Rojas, C. (2015, August). Active Learning Strategies. Presented at WCU All Faculty Meeting,
Anaheim, CA.

Helali, A., Montoya, E., & Rojas, C. (2015, April). Connecting the Dots in Nursing School. Poster presentation at the 2015 ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, San Diego, CA.

Rojas, C. (2012, January). Best Practices in Teaching and Learning. Presented at West Coast University,
Anaheim, CA.

Brenda Uhrig, RN, MSN, CEN, CHSE

Presentations

Uhrig, B. (2016). Appointment to National League for Nursing for = Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators - year long program

Uhrig, B., Kampas, L., O’Connor, K., Green, L., Rial, K. (2015). Simple fixes – big outcomes: Improving medication administration practice in simulation utilizing prep, pre-brief, teams and incident reports [poster presentation - NLN Technology Conference - Tampa, Florida].

Chesney, T., Uhrig B (2013). Reforming the measure of Competency: An objective approach with simulation Presentation at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), Orlando, FL.

Chesney, T., Uhrig B (2012). Reforming the measure of Competency: An objective approach with simulation Poster presentation – 23rd Annual Nurse Educators Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

Yousef Zakarni, RN, PhD, MBA, MSN, CNS, CCRN

Publications

Zakarni, Y. (2013). Health Related Quality of Life among Arab Americans with Type II Diabetes. Doctoral Dissertation, University of San Diego.

Presentations

Zakarni, Y. (2013). Podium Presentation "Health Related Quality of Life among Arab Americans with Type II Diabetes". Southern California Sigma Theta Tau International 2013 Odyssey Conference.

Erin Murray, OTD, OTR/L

Publications

Murray, E. (2011). Are you PAM competent? ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 27(17), 5.

Murray, E. (2010). 545 miles: My journey on the ALC 8. ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 26(6), 8.

Presentations

National AOTA conference presentation (April 2016): Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL): Mentoring benefits in an MSOT program.

Stacey Willis, OTD, BSOT, OTR/L

Presentations

Willis, S. "Use of Occupation-Based Mental Health Assessment & Intervention for School Age Youth". Poster presentation at AOTA annual Conference. April 8, 2016.

Willis, S. "Management in Mental Health & Increasing Morale/Eliminating Burnout". Presented at Mental Health Practice Network of Greater Los Angeles. January 19, 2016.  

Willis, S. “What is OT”. Presented at Delta Sigma Theta-Community Outreach Presentation. January 16, 2016.

Willis, S. "Program Outcome Review: Steps Towards Measuring Program Effectiveness". Poster presentation at AOTA Educational Summit. October 18, 2015.

Willis, S. "Intensive Services Through the Lens of Occupational Therapy". Presented at OTAC Annual Conference Presentation. October 2010.

Willis, S. “Occupational Therapy for Families”. Presented at OTAC Spring Fling: Home-Based Mental Health. April 2007.

Keri Hurley, PharmD, MPH

Abstracts

Truong H, Hurley K, Taheri R. “Integrating Affective Domain and Audio-Video Technology: Development and Implementation of a Communication and Professionalism Course”. [Poster presented at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, National Harbor MD. July 13, 2015; Abstract #64].

Chaney C, Hurley K, Luo S, Kugler A. “An Interprofessional Faculty- and Student-Led Service Learning Tobacco Cessation Program”. [Poster presented at National Academies of Practice in Physical Therapy Forum, Alexandria, VA. April 17, 2015].

Hurley K, Luo S, Chaney C, Kugler A. “Development of an Interprofessional Student-run Tobacco Cessation Pilot Program: Experiences & Lessons Learned” [Poster presented at California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, Anaheim, CA. April 9-12, 2015].

Hurley K, Nguyen T, Wang A, Hess K. “Correlation of Patient Diabetes Self-Efficacy, Hemoglobin A1c, & Demographics in Primary Care Safety Net Clinic” [Podium presentation at Western States Residency Conference, San Diego, CA. May 19-21, 2014; Abstract #250].

Hurley K, Nguyen T, Wang A, Hess K. “Correlation of Patient Diabetes Self-Efficacy, Hemoglobin A1c, & Demographics in Primary Care Safety Net Clinic” [Poster presented at American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 27-31, 2014].

Research/Scholarship

“Correlation of Patient Diabetes Self-Efficacy, Hemoglobin A1c, & Demographics in Primary Care Safety Net Clinic”. Survey-based residency research project Aug 2013 – July 2014.
Primary objective: assess self-efficacy, satisfaction and correlations with clinical variables

“In-Care Viral Load: A Pilot Analysis at LifeLong Medical Care, Berkeley Primary Care Clinic”. Masters in Public Health Field Study research project and pharmacy research rotation Mar 2013 – May 2013.  
Primary objective: estimate the in-care viral load at Berkeley Primary Care Clinic

“Analysis of an opt-out HIV testing protocol at a community medical clinic in Oakland, CA”. Completed literature research and other preparation to initiate IRB application Jun 2012 – Sept 2012.

“The effects of phenanthrene on the segmentation period of zebrafish (Danio rerio) development”. Undergraduate Capstone Research Dec 2007 – May 2009.
Primary objective: assess timing and completeness of body segmentation

Presentations

Hess K, Hurley K, Goad J. “Travel Health for Pharmacists: A Case-Based Approach” [Podium Presentation planned, California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, San Francisco, CA. April 30, 2016].

Hurley K, Hess K. “Immunization Update 2016” [Podium Presentation planned, California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, San Francisco, CA. April 29, 2016].

Hess K, Hurley K. “Annual Immunization Update: Influenza, Pneumococcal Disease and others” [Podium Presentation at Indian Pharmacists Association Meeting and Trade Show. Anaheim, CA. Sept. 12, 2015].

Hess K, Hurley K. “Immunization Update 2015” [Podium Presentation at California Pharmacists Association West Coast Pharmacy Exchange, Anaheim, CA. April 9, 2015].

Su Lee, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQID

Publications

Lee SK, Jung H, Eo W, Lee S, Kim S, Shim B, Choi W, Rhus verniciflua Stokes extract as a potential option for treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma; report of two cases, Annals of Oncology, 2010 June; 21(6):1383-1385.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Cefepime Pharmacodynamics in Patients with Extended Spectrum b-Lactamase (ESBL) and Non-ESBL Infections. Journal of Infection, 2007 May;54(5):463-8.

Lee SY, Fan HW, Sutherland C, Deryke CA, Nicolau DP, Antibacterial effects of moxifloxacin and levofloxacin simulating epithelial lining fluid concentrations against community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus areus (CA-MRSA), Drugs in R & D, 2007;8(2):69-77.

Lee SY, Tesser PR, Murphy CK, Nicolau DP, Bactericidal Efficacy of ABI-0043, a Novel rifamycin, in a murine pneumococcal pneumonia Model, Journal of Antibiotics, 2006; 59(12):804-807.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Empiric Pharmacodynamic Performance of 9 Antimicrobials against Pathogens Implicated in the Cause of Complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Report from OPTAMA Program, Infectious Disease on Clinical Practice, 2006;14(5):289-295.

Lee SY, Kotapati S, Kuti JL, Nightingale CH, Nicolau DP, Impact of extended spectrum b-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species on clinical outcomes and hospital costs; a matched cohort study, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2006;27(11):1226-32.

Lee SY, Fan HW, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Update on daptomycin : the first approved lipopeptide antibiotic, Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 2006;7(10):1381-97.

Deryke CA, Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Optimizing Dosing Strategies Utilizing Pharmacodynamic Principles: Impact on Development of Resistance, Drugs, 2006;66(1):1-14.

Lee SY, Kuti JL, Nicolau DP, Polymyxins: Old Antibiotics for a New Threat, Connecticut Medicine. 2006:70(1):25-28.

Abstracts

Huber S, Lee JE, Lee SY, Fidaxomicin Use Evaluation in Patient with Recurrent Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea (CDAD), 53rd Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDWeek), San Diego, CA, Oct. 7-11, 2015, 1850

Salehi H, Muhammad K. Lee SY, Lee JE, Vancomycin Protocol Use Evaluation with Compliance, Trough Levels, and Acute Kidney Injury, 49th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition, Orange County, CA, Dec. 7-14, 2014, 5-304

Lee JE, Lee, SY, Miller C, Cmar J, Readmissions Associated With Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, 52nd Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDWeek), Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 8-12, 2014, 726

Lee JE, Lee SY, Bodner B, Cmar J, Impact of Changing Clostrium Difficile Diagnostic Tests on Length of Stay and Readmissions, 54th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Washington D.C., September 5-9, 2014, D-198

Lee JE, Lee SY, Lowe T, Reuter C, Cmar J, Impact of Rejecting Inappropriate Specimens in Clostridium difficile Diagnostic Test on Length of Stay and Readmissions, 54th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Washington D.C., September 5-9, 2014, POD-028

Lee SY, Jones M, Weber DR, Antimicrobial Use and Endocarditis Risk in Patients after Extraction, 49th Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Boston, October 20-23, 2011, B1-309

Lee SY, Kelley S, Combs ND, George ND,  Weber DR, Lee SK, Relationship between Vancomycin (Vm) Pharmacodynamic (PD) Parameters from Two Levels in Steady State (SS) and Outcomes in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections, 50th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Boston, September 12-15, 2010, A1-1357

Lee S, Khan G, Weber DR, Recommended Trough Concentration of Vancomycin in Complicated infections Achieved by Using a Dosing Interval of 1.25-2.5 Times of Calculated t1/2, 49th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, September, 2009. A 1-1279.

Lee SK, Seo YK, Kim EH, Jung HS, Kim KS, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Short Term Survival Rate of Relapsed Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer by Traditional Korean Cancer Treatment. 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SK, Jung HS, Kim KS, Seo YK, Kim EH, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Eom SK, Lim SJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Cancer Outcome of Stage IV Lung Atypical Carcinoid Case Treated with Allergen Removed Rhus Verniciflua Stokes Extracts, 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SK, Seo YK, Kim EH, Jung HS, Kim KS, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Eom SK, Cheon SH, Lee JJ, Lim SJ, Lee SY, Eo WK, Choi WC, Cancer Outcome of Renal Cell Carcinoma Case with Multiple Lung Metastases Managed with Traditional Korean Cancer Treatment. 4th Society of Integrative Oncology international Meeting, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, USA, November 13-17, 2007

Lee SY, Fan HW, Nicolau DP. Antibacterial Effects of Moxifloxacin and Levofloxacin Simulating Epithelial Lining Fluid Concentrations against Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA). 10th Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases, Fukuoka International Congress center, Fukuoka, Japan, December 2006. Abstract No. P2-037

Jessica Louie, PharmD, BCCCP

Publications

Louie, J., Davis, G., Condie, C., Stevens, V., Alexander, D., Lingenfelter, E., . . . Benefield, R. (2015). 490. Critical Care Medicine, 43, 124. doi:10.1097/01.ccm.0000474318.61003.20

Louie, J. M., Raphael, K. L., & Barker, B. (2015). Levetiracetam Use With Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 49(9), 1079-1080. doi:10.1177/1060028015591845

Presentations

Louie, JM, Hong, LT. CF Pharmacist Practice-Based Research Network: Updates and Future Planning; CF Medication Reconciliation Project. Presented at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. October 2015. Phoenix, AZ

Ettie Rosenberg, PharmD, JD

Publications

Janke KK; Nelson MH, Bzowyckyj AB; Fuentes DG, Rosenberg E, DiCenzo R (2016). Deliberate Integration of Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Programs, American Journal Of
Pharmacy Education (AJPE).

Janke KK, Nelson MH, Bzowyckyj AB; Fuentes DG, Rosenberg E, DiCenzo R. (2014, November). CAPE White Paper: Deliberate Integration of Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Programs. Committee for Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), http://www.aacp.org/resources/education/cape/Pages/default.aspx.

Chong MT, Yamaki J, Harwood M, d'Assalenaux R, Rosenberg E, Aruoma O, Bishayee A (2014, April-June). Assessing health conditions and medication use among the homeless community in Long Beach, California; Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practice, 3(2), 56-61.

Presentations

2016 California Legislative Update on Marijuana : What's the Score? [Pharmacy Continuing Education] California Pharmacist Journal, Submitted January 8, 2016 (pending).

Abstract Poster Presentation: Development and Implementation of a Mock Trial as Final Exam in Required Evidence-Based Practice Course, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2016 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.

Invited Presentation: Don't Put Mary Jane in the Corner: Complexities and Conundrums of Cannabis in Pharmacy Curricula, [Pharmacy Continuing Education] American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2016 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.

Invited Presentation: The Harrison Narcotic Act: Why is Coke not Coke (anymore)? [Pharmacy Continuing Education] American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2015 Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland.

Kyle Sousa, PhD

Publications

Ding L, Sousa KM, Jin L, Dong B, Kim BW, Ramirez R, . . . Huang W. (in press). Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Activates GPBAR-1/TGR5 to Sustain Weight Loss, Improve Fatty Liver, and Remit Insulin Resistance in Mice. Hepatology.

Yu, D*., Sousa, K.M.*, Mattern, D.L., Wagner, J., Vaidehi, N., and Huang, W.* 2015. Stereoselective synthesis and biological evalutation of alkyl-subsituted bile acids derivatives as novel agonists for the G protein-coupled receptor TGR5. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 23(7). 1613-28. PMID: 25735208 *corresponding authors

Theofilopoulos, S., Wang, Y., Kitambi, S., Sacchetti, P., Sousa, K.M., Bodin, K., Kirk, J., Gustafsson, M., Karu, K., Ernfors, P., Sjovall, J., Griffiths, W.J., and Arenas, E. 2013. Brain endogenous Liver X Receptor ligands selectively promote midbrain dopamine neurogenesis. Nature Chemical Biology. 9(2)126-33. PMID: 23292650

Clark, A.M., Sousa K.M., Chisolm, C.N., MacDougald, O.A., and Kennedy, R.T. 2010. Reversibly-sealed multilayer microfluidic device for integrated cell perfusion and on-line chemical analysis of cultured adipocyte secretions. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 397(7):2939-47. PMID: 20549489

Gerin, I, Bommer, G.T., McCoin, C.S., Sousa, K.M., and MacDougald, O.A. 2010. Role for miRNA-378*/378 in adipocyte gene expression and lipogenesis. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Met. 299(2):E198-206. PMID: 20484008, PMCID: 2928515

Kawai, M., Sousa, K.M., MacDougald, O.A., and Rosen, C.J. 2010. The many faces of PPAR?: novel insights for the skeleton. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Met. 299(1):E3-9. PMID: 20407009, PMCID: 2904052

Sousa, K.M., Villaescusa, J.C., Cajanek, L., Ondr, J.K., Castelo-Branco, G., Hofstra, W., Brya, V., Bergman, T., Lang, R.A., and Arenas, E. 2010. Wnt2 regulates progenitor proliferation in the developing ventral midbrain. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285(10) 7246-53. PMID: 20018874, PMCID: 2844173

Sacchetti, P., *Sousa, K.M., Hall, A.C., Liste, I., Steffensen, K., Hazenberg, C., Theofilopoulos, S., Ahrlund-Richter, L., Hovatta, O., Gustaffson, J-A., and Arenas E. 2009. Liver X receptors and oxysterols promote ventral midbrain neurogenesis in vivo and in human embryonic stem cells. Cell Stem Cell. 5(4) 409-19. PMID: 19796621 *co-first author

Castelo-Branco, G., Minina, E., Andersson, E.R., Sousa, K.M., Ribeiro, D., Prakash, N., Kokubu, C., Imai, K., Wurst, W., and Arenas E. 2009. Delayed dopaminergic differentiation in Lrp6 mutant mice. Developmental Dynamics. 239(1) 211-21. PMID: 19795519

Wang, Y., *Sousa, K.M., Bodin, K., Theofilopoulos, S., Sacchetti, P., Hornshaw., M., Woffendin,G., Karu, K., Sjovall, J., Arenas, E., Griffiths, W.J. 2009. Targeted analysis of oxysterols in the embryonic central nervous system. Molecular Biosystems. 5(5):529-41. PMID: 19381367, PMCID: 2702751 *co-first author

Clark, A.M., Sousa, K.M., Jennings, C., MacDougald O.A., and Kennedy, R.T., 2009. Continuous-flow enzyme assay on a microfluidic chip for monitoring of glycerol secretion from cultured adipocytes. Analytical Chemistry. 81(6):2350-6. PMID: 19231843, PMCID: 2659456

Bennett, C.N., Ouyang, H., Ma, Y.L., Zeng, Q., Gerin, I., Sousa, K.M., Lane, T.F.,Krishnan, V., Hankenson, K.D., and MacDougald, O.A., 2007. Wnt10b increases postnatal bone formation by enhancing osteoblast differentiation. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 22(12):1924-32. PMID: 17708715

Sousa, K.M., Mira, H., Hall, A.H., Jansson-Sjöstrand, L., and Arenas, E 2007. Microarray analyses support a role for Nurr1 in promoting neuronal differentiation and resistance to oxidative stress. Stem Cells. 25(2):511-9. PMID: 17038671

Shemer, I., Holmgren, C., Min, R., Fulöp, F., Zilberter, M., Sousa, K.M., Farkas, T., Hartig, W., Penke, B., Burnashev, N., Tanila, H., Zilberter, Y., and Harkany, T. 2006. Non-fibrillar ?-amyloid abates spike-timing-dependent synaptic potentiation at excitatory synapses in layer 2/3 of the neocortex by targeting postsynaptic AMPA receptors. European Journal of Neuroscience. 23: 2035-47. PMID: 16630051

Rawal, N., Castelo-Branco, G., Sousa, K.M., Kele, J., Kobayashi, K., Okano, H., and Arenas, E. 2006. Spatial and temporal expression dynamics of Wnt signaling components in the developing midbrain. Experimental Cell Research. 312: 1626-36. PMID: 16510140

Berghuis, P., Dobszay, M.B., Wang, X., Spano, S., Ledda, F., Sousa, K.M., Schulte, G., Ernfors, P., Mackie, K., Paratcha, G., Hurd, Y., and Harkany T. 2006. Endocannabinoids regulate interneuron migration and morphogenesis by transactivating the TrkB receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 22: 19115-20. PMID: 16357196

Castelo-Branco, G., Sousa K.M., Bryja, V., Pinto, L., Wagner, J., and Arenas, E. 2006. Ventral midbrain glia express region-specific transcription factors and regulate dopaminergic neurogenesis through Wnt-5a secretion. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 31: 251-62. PMID: 16243537

Reza Taheri, PharmD, MBA

Publications

Maize DF, Fuller SH, Hritcko PM, Matsumoto RR, Soltis DA, Taheri RR, and Duncan W. A Review of Remediation Programs in Pharmacy and Other Health Professions. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2010; 74 (2): Article 25. 1-9

Taheri R.  Clinical Implications of Managing Mixed Dyslipidemia.  POWER-PAK C.E. Available at: http://powerpak.com/index.asp?page=courses/105451/disclaimer.htm&lsn_id=105451 Last accessed April 25, 2007

Abstracts

Islam MA, Talukder RM, Taheri R, Blanchard N. Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015<http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/ajpe795S4>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2015; 79 (5): Article S4.

Truong HA, Taheri R, Hurley K. Integrating Affective Domain and Audio-Video Technology: Development and Implementation of a Communication and Professionalism Course. 116th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. National Harbor, Maryland, July 11-15, 2015<http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/ajpe795S4>. Am J Pharm Educ; 2015; 79 (5): Article S4.

Rasty S, Taheri R. Indirect Comparison of Efficacy and Safety data in Atrial Fibrillation patients treated with Apixaban (Aristotle study) versus Dabigatran (Rely study) based on Chads2 Score Stratification. Circ. Cardiovasc. Qual. Outcomes 2013; 6: A245

Rasty S, Soliman W, Taheri R. Comparative efficacy and safety analysis of atrial fibrillation patients treated with Dabigatran in RE-LY study ( CHADS 2 score of 3 or greater) versus Rivaroxaban in ROCKET-AF. Value in Health 2012; 15(7) Nov. 2012; p. A362

Taheri R, Hatch T. Validity and Reliability of Peer Grading of Essay Questions. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-12

Gogineni HP, Mendoza LB, Dominguez C, Kawahara NE, and Taheri R, Interface of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience With Didactic Courses: Preparing Students for Pharmacy Practice. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-131

Dominguez C, Mendoza LB, Gogineni HP, Kawahara NE, and Taheri R. Lessons Learned from Implementation of an Institutional IPPE within an Academic Medical Center. Am J Pharm Educ 2009; 73(4) Article 57; P-132

Rasty S, Taheri R, Soliman W. Pooled analysis of regression studies in patients with coronary artery disease treated with lipid lowering combinations containing nicotinic acid. Circulation: Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes Vol 2, No 3 May 2009 - e50-51

Taheri R.  Promoting Critical Thinking Skills by Involving Students in a Simulated Guideline Development Process.  Am J Pharm Educ 2007; 71(3) Article 60; P-50

Research/Scholarship

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2014-2015
“Integration of basic and clinical science courses in US PharmD Programs”
Role: Co-investigator

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2013-2015
“Assessment of Learning in the Affective Domain”
Role: Primary investigator

West Coast University, School of Pharmacy, 2012-2013
“Comparative Safety and Efficacy of new Oral Anticoagulants”
Role: Co-investigator

Loma Linda University, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, 2011
“Residency Training in Primary Care”
Role: Sub-investigator (involved in grant submission)
Source of funding: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Loma Linda University, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, 2011
“Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care”
Role: Sub-investigator (involved in grant submission)
Source of funding: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Loma Linda University, School of Pharmacy, 2008-2010
“Validity and Reliability of Peer Grading of Essay Questions”
Role: Principal investigator

Loma Linda University, School of Pharmacy, 2006-2007
“Promoting Critical Thinking Skills by Involving Students in a Simulated Guideline”
Role: Principal investigator

Presentations

University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy, January 7-8, 2015
Annual Faculty Retreat, Keynote Speaker
“Meaningful Curricular Integration: Planning to Implementation”

Amber Verdell, PharmD., BCPS, BCNSP

Publications

Verdell A, Rollins C. (2016) Nutrition Support in Critical Care. In: Critical Care Pharmacotherapy. Erstad BL,ed., Lanexa KS: ACCP, 98-127.

Verdell A, Rollins C. (2014) Neurological Function and Copper: Too Much or Not Enough. Pharmacy Today. February, 21. https://www.pharmacist.com/neurological-function-and-copper-too-much-or-not-enough

Presentations

Verdell AJ, Rollins CJ. “Trace Element Concentrations in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition.” Poster Presentation, Clinical Nutrition Week, Long Beach CA, February 2015.

Ziya Altug, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS

Publications

Altug Z. (2016). Constipation and low back pain in an athlete: a case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 28(3):188-192.

Altug Z. (2016). Sustainable Fitness: A Practical Guide to Health, Healing, and Wellness, North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace.

Altug Z. (2015). Thoracic outlet syndrome: a differential diagnosis case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 27(2):112-116.                 

Altug Z. (2014). Resistance exercise to improve cognitive function. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 36(6):46-50.

Altug Z. (2011). 2012 Healthy Lifestyle Wall Calendar, Indianapolis, IN: TF Publishing.

Altug Z. (2011). 2012 Healthy Lifestyle Engagement Calendar, Indianapolis, IN: TF Publishing.

Altug Z. (2011). Energy conservation guide for older adults. GeriNotes (Section on Geriatrics, APTA), 18(1):8.

Altug Z. (2010). Joint protection guide for older adults. GeriNotes (Section on Geriatrics, APTA),17(5):11.

Altug Z, Gensler T. (2006). Anti-Aging Fitness Prescription. New York, NY: Hatherleigh Press.

Presentations

Phillips R and Altug Z. Yoga therapy workshop series – yoga for hip pain. Santa Monica Yoga, Los Angeles, CA, May, 2016.

Altug Z. An introduction to soft tissue mobilization techniques. Chapman University, Third Year DPT students, Irvine, CA, April, 2016.

Phillips R and Altug Z. Yoga therapy workshop series – yoga for shoulder pain. Santa Monica Yoga, Los Angeles, CA, February, 2016.

Phillips R and Altug Z. Yoga therapy workshop series – yoga for lower back pain. Santa Monica Yoga, Los Angeles, CA, January, 2016.

Altug Z. Preventing knee arthritis. Westside Family YMCA, Los Angeles, CA, January, 2016.

Altug Z. Back care and posture. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2014.

Altug Z. Relieve your back pain. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2014.

Altug Z. Everyday movements made easier. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.

Altug Z. Control your pain. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.

Altug Z. Relieve your back pain. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.

Altug Z. Arthritis prevention and treatment. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2012.

Altug Z. Relieve your back pain. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2012.

Altug Z. Osteoporosis and exercise. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2012.

Altug Z. Fall prevention. Olympia Medical Center Community Outreach, Los Angeles, CA, 2012.

Altug Z. Fit to a T (a program of the United States Bone and Joint Initiative on bone health and osteoporosis). Willowbrook Senior Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

Altug Z. Back and neck care. UCLA Healthcare 50 Plus Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2009.

Altug Z. approach to LBP:  The physical therapy perspective. UCLA Community Practice Network physicians, Los Angeles, CA, 2009.

Altug Z. Sustainable fitness. UCLA Healthcare 50 Plus Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2008.

Altug Z. Fitness for computer users. UCLA Healthcare 50 Plus Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2007.

Altug Z. Tips to prevent osteoporosis. UCLA Healthcare 50 Plus Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2007.

Altug Z. Healthy lifestyle for healthy aging. UCLA Healthcare 50 Plus Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

Altug Z. Gait and balance dysfunctions. UCLA Donald W. Reynolds Mini-Fellowship Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

Daniel Cipriani, PT, PhD

Publications

Hodges M, Lee C, Lorenz K, Cipriani D (2015). Review of the PE Metrics cognitive assessment tool for fifth grade Students. Biomedical Human Kinetics, 7: 119-125.

Trone D, Cipriani D, Raman R, Wingard D, Shaffer R, Macera C (2014). Self-reported smoking and musculoskeletal overuse injury among male and female U.S. Marine Corp recruits. Military Medicine, 179 (7): 735- 743.

Cipriani D, Yu T, Lyssanova O (2014). Perceived influence of a compression, posture-cueing shirt on cyclists’ ride experience and post-recovery. J Chiropractic Medicine, 13(1): 21-27.

Unfried B, Arginaldo A, Cipriani D (2013). Running on a cambered surface: influence on lower extremity muscle activity as measured with electromyography. J Applied Biomechanics, 29: 421-427.

Murray N, Cipriani D, O’Rand D, Reed-Jones, R (2013). Effects of Foot Position during Squatting on the Quadriceps Femoris:An Electromyographic Study. International J of Exer Science, 6(2): 114-125.

Trone DW, Cipriani D, Raman R, Wingard DL, Shaffer RA, Macera CA (2013). The association of self-reported measures with poor training outcomes among male and female U.S. Navy recruits. Military Medicine, 178 (1): 43-49.

Cipriani D, Darr F, McPeck D, Kubec G, Thomas J (2012). Rating scale analysis and psychometric properties of the Caregiver Self Efficacy Scale for Transfers. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 32(4): 404-415.

Cipriani D, Terry M, Haines, M, Tabibnia A, Lyssanova O (2012). Effect of stretch frequency and sex on rate of gain and rate of loss in muscle flexibility during a hamstring stretching program: a randomized single-blind longitudinal study. J Str Condit Res, 26(8): 2119-29

Parry J, Straub R, Cipriani D (2012). Shoulder and back muscle activation during shoulder flexion and abduction using a Bodyblade Pro vs. dumbbells. J Sport Rehabil, 21: 266-272.

Straub R, Cipriani D (2012). Influence of Infra-patellar and Supra-patellar Straps on Quadriceps Muscle Activity and Onset Timing during the Body-weight Squat. J Str Condit Res, 26(7): 1827-1837

Rancour J, Terry M, Holmes C, Cipriani D (2010). Superficial precooling on a 4-week static stretching regimen: a randomized trial. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2(5): 433-436.

King J, Cipriani D (2010). Effects of frontal and sagittal plane plyometric training on vertical jump height in high school basketball players. J Str Condit Res, 24(8), 2109-2114.

Rancour J, Holmes C, Cipriani D (2009). Influence on stretch frequency on range of motion retention in the hamstring. J Str Condit Research, 23(8): 2217-2222.

Cipriani D, Haines M, O’Rand D, Levy S (2009). Reliability and valildity of a lower extremity partial weight bearing performance measure. International J of Sports Phys Ther, 4(2): 49-59.

Cambell B, Cipriani D, Yaggie J (2007). Influence of a functional knee brace and exercise on lower extremity kinematics during jogging. Clinical Kinesiology, 61(2): 7 – 13.

Cannon DT, Kolkhorst FW, Cipriani DJ (2007). Electromyographic data do not support a progressive recruitment of muscle fibers during exercise exhibiting a VO2 slow component. J Physiol Anthropol 26(5): 541-546.

Thomas J, Shuford D, Duke J, Cipriani D (2007). Development and Psychometric Properties of the Self-Efficacy Scale for Transfers for Caregivers of Children Requiring Transfer Assistance Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88(4): 481-488 .

Cannon D, Grout S, May C, Strom S, Wyckoff K, Cipriani D, Buono M (2007). Recruitment of the Serratus Anterior as an accessory muscle of ventilation during graded exercise. J Physiologic Sciences, 57: 127-131.

Cannon D, Kolkhorst F, Cipriani D (2007). Effects of pedaling position on muscle activity and cycling efficienty. European J of Applied Physiology, 99: 659-664.

Cipriani D, Noftz, J (2007): Utility of Orthopedic Clinical Tests for Diagnosis. In, Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Edited by Magee, Zachazewski, and Quillen. WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA)., 557-567.

Cipriani D, Falkel, JE (2007): Physiologic Principles of Resistance Training and Functional Integration for the Injured and Disabled. In: Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Edited by Magee, Zachazewski, and Quillen. WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA), 432-457.

Masterson M, Morgan A, Multer C, Cipriani D (2006). The role of lower leg muscle activity in blood pressure maintanence of older adults. J Clinical Kinesiology, 60(2): 8-17.

Campbell B, Yaggie J, Cipriani D (2006). Temporal influences of functional knee bracing on torque production of the lower extremity. J Sports Rehabilitation, 15: 216-227.

Joshua Dusick, MD

Publications

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR, Connolly M, Bounni F, Martin N, Van de Wiele B, Liebeskind DS, and Saver JL. Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis for adult intracranial arterial steno-occlusive disease. Long-term single center experience with 107 operations. J Neurosurg 123(3):654-61, 2015.

Gonzalez NR, Connolly M, Dusick JR, Bhakta H, and Vespa P. Phase I clinical trial for the feasibility and safety of remote ischemic conditioning for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery 75(5):590-8, 2014.

Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR. Management of arterial vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Seminars in Neurology 33(5):488-97, 2013.

Connolly M, Bilgin-Freiert A, Ellingson B, Dusick JR, Liebeskind D, Saver J, Gonzalez NR. Peripheral vascular disease as remote ischemic preconditioning for acute stroke. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 115(10):2124-9, 2013.

Mayor F, Bilgin-Freiert A, Connolly M, Katsnelson M, Dusick JR, Vespa P, Koch Sebastian and Gonzalez NR. Effects of remote ischemic preconditioning on the coagulation profile of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case-control study. Neurosurgery 2013 Jul 17 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 23867300.

Gonzelez NR, Liebeskind DS, Dusick JR, Mayor F and Saver J. Intracranial arterial stenoses: current viewpoints, novel approaches and surgical perspectives. Neurosurgical Review 36(2):175-84, 2013.

Gonzalez NR, Hamilton R, Bilgin-Freiert A, Dusick JR, Vespa P, Hu X and Asgari S. Cerebral hemodynamic and metabolic effects of remote ischemic preconditioning in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Acta Neurocirugia Suppl, 115:193-8, 2013.

Dye J, Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR and Martin NA. Frontal burr hole through an eyebrow incision for image-guided endoscopic evacuation of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery 117(4):767-73, 2012.

Bilgin-Freiert A, Dusick JR, Stein NR, Etchepare M, Vespa P and Gonzalez NR. Muscle microdialysis to confirm sublethal ischemia in the induction of remote ischemic preconditioning. Transl Stroke Res.: April 10;Volume 3, Issue 2 (2012); 266-272.

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR and Martin NA. Effects of mobile and digital support for a structured, competency-based curriculum in neurosurgery residency education. Neurosurgery, 71(1):164-72, 2012.

Dusick JR, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL, Martin NA and Gonzalez NR. Indirect revascularization for non-moyamoya intracranial arterial stenoses: clinical and angiographic outcomes. Journal of Neurosurgery, 117(1):94-102, 2012.

Dusick JR, Evans BC, Lalwalla A, Krahl S and Gonzalez NR. A minimally-invasive rat model of subarachnoid hemorrhage and delayed ischemic injury: technical note. Surgical Neurology International 2:99, 2011.

Dusick JR, Gonzalez NR and Martin NA. Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes from Indirect Revascularization Surgery for Moyamoya Disease: Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis and Bur Holes - A Review of 63 Procedures. Neurosurgery 68(1):34-43, 2011

Wagner J, Dusick JR, McArthur DL, Buxey P, Cohan P, Wang C, Swerdloff R, Boscardin J, and Kelly DF. Acute gonadotroph and somatotroph suppression after TBI – a prospective study. Journal of Neurotrauma 27(6):1007-19, 2010.

Gonzalez NR, Dusick JR, Duckwiler G, Tateshima S, Jahan R, Martin NA and Vinuela F. Endovascular Coiling of Intracranial Aneurysms in Elderly Patients: Report of 205 Treated Aneurysms. Neurosurgery 66(4):714-20, 2010.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, de Paiva MA, Malkasian D and Kelly DF. Endonasal versus supra-orbital keyhole removal of craniopharyngiomas and tuberculum sellae meningiomas. Neurosurgery 64(ONS Suppl 2):ONS269-ONS287, 2009.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Mattozo C, McArthur DL, Cohan P, Boscardin J, Wang C Swerdloff RS, and Kelly DF. Pituitary hormonal loss and recovery after transsphenoidal adenoma removal. Neurosurgery 63(ONS Suppl 2):ONS244-ONS256, 2008.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, de Paiva MA and Kelly DF. Operative Nuance: the endonasal microscopic approach for pituitary adenomas and other parasellar tumors: a 10-year experience. Neurosurgery 63:709-719, 2008.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Malkasian D, Emerson J, McArthur DL, Schad W, and Kelly DF. Instrumentation Assessment: short trapezoidal speculums for suprasellar and infrasellar exposure in endonasal transsphenoidal surgery. Neurosurgery 62(5 Suppl 2):ONS325 - 9, 2008.

Bavisetty S, McArthur DL, Dusick JR, Wang C, Cohan P, Boscardin JW, Swerdloff R, Levin H, Muizelaar JP, and Kelly DF. Chronic hypopituitarism after traumatic brain injury: risk assessment and relationship to outcome. Neurosurgery 62(5):1080 - 1093; discussion 1093 - 4, 2008.

Dusick JR, Wang C, Cohan P, Swerdloff R and Kelly DF. “Pathophysiology of hypopituitarism in the setting of brain injury”, in Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypopituitarism, Pituitary Special Issue, Guest Editors Katznelson L and Laws E. Pituitary 2008 May 15, PMID 18481181.

Dusick JR, Fatemi N, Mattozo C, McArthur DL, Cohan P, Wang C, Swerdloff RS, and Kelly DF. Pituitary function after endonasal surgery for non-adenomatous parasellar tumors: Rathke’s cleft cysts, craniopharyngiomas and meningiomas. Surgical Neurology 2008 May 13, PMID: 18482750.

Fatemi N, Dusick JR, Gorgulho A, DeSalles A, and Kelly DF. Endonasal microscopic removal of clival chordomas. Surgical Neurology 69(4): 331-338, 2008.

Dusick JR, McArthur DL and Bergsneider M. Success and Complication Rates of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Adult Hydrocephalus: A Series of 108 Patients. Surgical Neurology 69(1): 5 – 15, 2008.

Cavallo LM, Prevedello D, Esposito F, Laws ER, Dusick JR, Messina A, Jane JA, Kelly DF, and Cappabianca P. The role of the endoscope in the transsphenoidal management of cystic lesions of the sellar region. Neurosurgical Review 31(1): 55 - 64, 2007.

Dusick JR, Glenn TC, Lee WNP, Kelly DF, Vespa PM, Lee SM, Hovda D and Martin NA. Increased pentose phosphate pathway flux following clinical traumatic brain injury: a [1,2-13C2]-glucose labeling study in humans. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 27(9): 1593 – 602, 2007.

Esposito F, Dusick JR, Fatemi N and Kelly DF. Graded repair of skull base defects and CSF leaks in transsphenoidal surgery. Neurosurgery 60(ONS Suppl 2):ONS-295 – ONS-304, 2007.

Dusick JR, Esposito F, Malkasian D, and Kelly DF. Avoidance of carotid artery injuries during transsphenoidal surgery with the Doppler probe and micro-hook blades: technique application and results. Neurosurgery 60(ONS Suppl 2):ONS-322 – ONS-329, 2007.

Dusick JR, Mattozo CA, Esposito F, and Kelly DF. BioGlue for prevention of post-operative cerebrospinal fluid leaks in transsphenoidal surgery: a case series. Surgical Neurology 66(4): 371 – 376, 2006.

Kelly DF, McArthur DL, Levin H, Swimmer S, Dusick JR, Cohan P, Wang C, and Swerdloff R. Neurobehavioral and quality of life changes associated with growth hormone insufficiency after moderate or severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma Jun 23(6): 928 - 942, 2006.

Mattozo CA, Dusick JR, Esposito F, Mora H, Cohan P, Malkasian D and Kelly DF. Suboptimal sphenoid and sellar exposure: a consistent finding in patients treated with repeat transsphenoidal surgery for residual endocrine-inactive macroadenomas. Neurosurgery 58(5): 857 - 864, 2006.

Dusick JR, Esposito F, Chaloner C, McArthur DL, and Kelly DF. Endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: the patient’s perspective – survey results of 259 patients. Surgical Neurology 65: 332 – 342, 2006.

Esposito F, Dusick JR, Cohan P, Moftakhar P, McArthur D, Wang C, Swerdloff RS, and Kelly DF. Clinical Review: Early morning cortisol levels as a predictor of remission after transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing’s disease. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Jan 91: 7 – 13, 2006.

Dawn James, PT, DPT, PCS

Publications

James, D. & Antoszyk, S. (2016). Clinical bottom line - Commentary on: “Student outcomes of school-based physical therapy as measured by goal attainment scaling.” Pediatric Physical Therapy, 23(3), 284.

James, D. (2015). Physical therapist’s guide to spina bifida. Move Forward.org, American Physical Therapy Association.

Antoszyk, S., Devenport, G., Grabinski, T., James, D., Moore, J., Phillips, L. (2014). Dosage considerations: Recommending school-based physical therapy intervention under IDEA, Resource manual. Alexandria, VA: Subcommittee on Dosing of the School-Based Physical Therapy Special Interest Group, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association.

James, D. (2013). Clinical tool summary: Bayley scales of infant and toddler development, 3rd Edition, PT Now.org, American Physical Therapy Association.

James, D. (2013). Clinical Tool Summary: Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition, PT Now.org, APTA.

2012 Guidelines for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in California Public Schools, 2nd Edition. California Department of Education: Sacramento, CA, (Reviewer).

Michael Leal, PT, MPT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Publications

Dennison B, Leal M. (2016). Mechanical Neck Pain. Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes: an evidence and clinical-informed approach. Elsevier; 95-109.

Dennison B, Leal M. (2016). Lumbar Spine Instability. Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes: an evidence and clinical-informed approach. Elsevier; 210-220.

Leal M, Dennison B, Baker KE, O’Donnell A. July 2011 Book Reviews. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2011; 41 (7): 536-40.

Leal M, Dennison B. (2011). Best Evidence for the Examination and Treatment of the Cervical Spine. In: Cervical and Thoracic Pain: Evidence for Effectiveness of Physical Therapy. American Physical Therapy Association Independent Study Course 21.1.3.

Dennison B, Leal M. (2010). Mechanical neck pain. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes: Evidence-Informed Screening, Diagnosis, and Management in Manual Therapy. Elsevier; 2010: 94-111.

Leal M, Grannis S, Sueki D. Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor. Cervical Spine. (2010). Mosby Elsevier; 321-340.

Leal M, Sterling M, Elliott E. “A Combined Manual Therapy and Pain Educational Treatment Approach of a Patient with Elevated Psychosocial Variables and Persistent Neck Pain: A Case Report” Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy Vol. 16 No. 4 (2008), 175. Poster Presentation, AAOMPT 2008 Annual Conference.

Leal M, Baker K, Jones K. “Diagnostic Value of Physical Tests for Isolated Chronic Acromioclavicular Lesions” Articulations Newsletter, Jan/Feb: 2008 pg 17.

Leal M, Dennison B, Wainner R. “Building an Evidence Based Physical Therapy Practice System” Private Practice IMPACT Newsletter. 5/2008

Presentations

Leal M: Evidence-Based Examination of the Shoulder for the Athlete (lecture and lab with
Physiotherapy students at Comillas University)
6th Edition San Juan de Dios Physiotherapy International Meeting
Comillas University; Madrid Spain, (4/23/2015- 4/24/2015)

Leal M: A combined manual therapy and pain sciences treatment approach of a patient with elevated psychosocial variables and persistent neck pain.
California Physical Therapy Association Chapter National Meeting; The 4thAnnual Richard Erhard Memorial Symposium –“Spending a day with master clinicians”
Pasadena CA, 9/2013

Leal M: Management of Upper Extremity Disorders
Evidence-Based Workshop for Evidence in Motion Residency
Sports Therapy & Orthopedic Rehabilitation
San Luis Obispo, CA (9/26/2009 – 9/27/2009)

Ann Newstead, PT, PhD, GCS, NCS, CEEAA

Publications

Korff T, Newstead AH, van Zandwijk R, & Jensen JL. (2014). Age- and activity-related differences in the mechanisms underlying maximal power production in young and older adults. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 30: 12-20.

Patel N, Newstead AH, & Ferrer RL. (2012). The Effects of Yoga on Physical Functioning and Health Related Quality of Life in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Journal Of Alternative And Complementary Medicine, 18(10):902–917. [abstract] 2003 48(9):S1043.

Newstead AH. (2010). Coactivation in sedentary and active older adults during maximal power and submaximal power tasks: Activity-related differences. Dissertation.

Newstead AH, Walden JG, Gitter A (Deceased). (2007). Gait Variables Differentiating Fallers from Non-Fallers. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 30(3):93-101.

Jessica Rancour, PT, DPT, Cert. MD

Publications

Rancour J, Terry M, Holmes CF, Cipriani D. Superficial Precooling on a 4-week Static Stretching Regimen: A Randomized Trial. Sports Health. 2010; 2(5): 433-436.

Rancour J, Holmes CF, Cipriani D. The Effects of Intermittent Stretching Following a 4-week Static Stretching Protocol: A Randomized Trial. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2009; 23(8): 2217-2222.