College of Pharmacy Participates in Health Sciences Research Week

April 28, 2014

April 22 and 23, 2014, the College of Pharmacy, along with the Carver College of Medicine, and the College of Public Health participated in the 2014 Health Sciences Research Week: Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment.

Among the 39 posters presented from the College of Pharmacy, Eric Rodriguez, with mentor Michael Duffel, and Josephine Schamp, with mentor Jonathan Doorn, were winners in the graduate, medical, and pharmacy student division. In the postdoctoral fellows, residents, faculty and staff poster sessions, Tyler Gums, a postdoctoral research scholar, with mentor Barry Carter, and Janis Rood, a house staff fellow, with mentor Linnea Polgreen, were winners.

College of Pharmacy Poster Session Presenters 2014

College of Pharmacy Poster Session Presenters, 2014 Health Sciences Research Week

  • Wisam AL-Bakri, with Maureen Donovan, “Characterization of atrazine transport and effects on bovine nasal tissues.”
  • Elizabeth Amelon, with Sarah Tierney, “Implementation and outcomes of a pharmacist-managed inpatient asthma class for pediatric patients and their families.”
  • Kari Angwin, with Tami Argo, Jason Egge, and Bruce Alexander, “National trends of B12 and folate screening in veterans with cognitive impairment.”
  • Adam Baird, with Elizabeth Beltz and Kevin Doerschug, “Retrospective evaluation of a standardized order set for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis in the medical intensive care unit.”
  • Bhanu Bejgum, with Maureen Donovan, “Uptake and transport pathways for ultrafine nanoparticles (quantum dots) in the nasal mucosa.”
  • Andrea Bennett, with Ryan Hobbs and Heather Bream-Rouwenhorst “Preliminary analysis of gastrointestinal bleeding and the use of intravenous proton pump inhibitors in patients with left ventricular assist devices.”
  • Brittany Bruch, with Ryan Jacobsen and Margo Schilling, “Appropriateness of bisphosphonate use in elderly postmenopausal women potentially eligible for a drug holiday.”
  • Sheetal D’mello, with Satheesh Elangovan and Aliasger Salem, “The Enhancement of bone regeneration by gene activated matrix encoding for platelet derived growth factor.”
  • Anh-Vu Do, with Viyaja Joshi and Amaraporn Wongrakpanich, “Characterizing drug release profiles from different biodegradable polymers.”
  • Ana C Ferreira, with Maureen D Donovan, “Expression and activity of the LAT-2 transporter in bovine nasal mucosa.”
  • Courtney Gent, with Lisa Mascardo, Kim Spading, and Mike Brownlee, “Evaluation of outcomes for a multiple myeloma specialty pharmacy program.”
  • Tyler Gums, with Barry Carter, Gary Milavetz, Lucinda Buys, Kurt Rosenkrans, and Liz Uribe, “Physician-Pharmacist Collaborative Management of Asthma.”
  • Michael P Hayes, with David L Roman, “Prostate-specific G protein-coupled receptor as an anti-prostate cancer target.”
  • Courtney Hugie, with Nancee Waterbury, Bruce Alexander, Robert Shaw, and Jason Egge, “Use of glucose lowering drug classes and A1C at insulin initiation in the national veteran population.”
  • Tony Huynh, with Deanna McDanel, Michelle Miller, Randi Beranek, Maya Beganovic, and Hayley Meyer, “Effects of antibiotic therapy on international normalized ratios in adults on stable warfarin therapy at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.”
  • Diana Karkow, with Sarah Johnson, Jill Kauer, and Erika Ernst, “Incidence of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of linezolid and serotonergic antidepressants compared to linezolid monotherapy.”
  • Megan Kelchen, with Nattawut Leelakanok, Amaraporn Wongrakpanich, Kathleen Sluka,
  • Aliasger Salem, and Nicole Brogden, “Beta-Caryophyllene as a novel topical treatment for osteoarthritis pain.”
  • Ashley Kral, with Sarah Johnson, Erika Ernst, and Birgir Johannsson, “Comparison of outcomes status post external ventricular drain antibiotic prophylaxis.”
  • Wendy Lantaff, with Randy McDoungh, Julie Urmie, Christine Catney, and Stevie Veach, “Survey to determine pharmacists’ capabilities and perceived value of clinical interventions during the dispensing process.”
  • Jacqueline Lee, with Elizabeth Beltz amd Kevin Doerschug, “Clinical and economic impacts of changing preferred stress ulcer prophylaxis in a medical intensive care unit.”
  • Nattawut Leelakanok, with Amaraporn Wongrakpanich, Aliasger K Salem, and Nicole K Brogden, “Diclofenac-loaded PLGA particles for improved topical treatment of actinic keratosis.”
  • Alex Martin, with Alan Shepley, Amy Jackson, Yuexin Tang, and Stevie Veach, “Evaluating the effect of the appointment based model on medication therapy management interventions and immunization rates in a community pharmacy.”
  • Alex Middendorf, with Stevie Veach, Marla Tonn, Rani Shen, Christine Catney, and Yu-Yu Tien, “Development of health coaching skills to enhance pharmacy student communication techniques.”
  • Aaron Miller, with Linnea A Polgreen and Philip M Polgreen, “Limitations of case-control exact-matching when estimating average treatment effects.”
  • Tim Peterson, with Ryan Hobbs and Brett Faine, “Preliminary analysis of ACLS guideline adherence during in-hospital cardiac arrest in a large academic institution.”
  • Eric A Rodriguez, with Hans-Joachim Lehmler, Larry W Robertson, and Michael W Duffel, “Selective binding of polychlorinated biphenyl sulfates to the drug-binding sites of human serum albumin.”
  • Janis M Rood, with Matthew C Osterhaus, Angie M Spannagel, Linnea A Polgreen, Karen B Farris, and Stevie R Veach, “Healthy People 2020: Impact of screening and immunization services on patients with diabetes in the community pharmacy setting.”
  • Josephine Schamp | Virginia Florang, Jonathan Doorn “Neurotoxicity: Toxic dopamine metabolites, oxidative stress, and reactive oxygen species.”
  • Kerry Schueler, with Ryan Hobbs, “Methodology to assess hematologic and thermoregulation parameters after induced hypothermia for cardiac arrest.”
  • Jordan Schultz, with Ryan Hobbs, Heather Bream-Rouwenhorst, Deanna McDanel, and Jennifer Goerbig-Campbell, “Incidence of gastrointestinal bleeds in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices prescribed serotonergic agents.”
  • Rachel Smith, with Joshua Feldmann, Heather Rickertsen, Jessica Smith, William Doucette, and Stevie Veach, “Evaluation of community pharmacist-managed transitions of care on hospital readmission rates.”
  • Anna Sciegienka, with Tami Argo, Matthew Cantrell, and Bruce Alexander, “Association between topiramate use and serum bicarbonate levels in a veteran population.”
  • Jacob Simmering, with Linnea Polgreen, Joseph Cavanaugh, David Campbell, and Philip Polgreen, “Hospital patient sharing network structure as a risk factor for C. difficile infections.”
  • Emily Stensrud, with Bruce Alexander, Jason Egge, Brett Heintz, Shannon Heintz,  and Robert Shaw, “Impact of a pharmacist-managed inpatient anticoagulation monitoring service in a VA health care system.”
  • Ryan Thurm, with Ryan Hobbs and Jamie Smelser, “Interim analysis of anticoagulation outcomes after implementation of therapeutic unfractionated heparin dosing guidelines in morbidly obese patients.”
  • Amaraporn Wongrakpanich, with Mei-ling Joiner and Aliasger K Salem, “Mitochondria targeted PLGA particles that protect against myocardial cell death.”
  • Yiran Zhang, with William R Doucette, Grant D Brown, and Jane F Pendergast, Jessica Frank, “A longitudinal analysis of high risk medication use among beneficiaries in two medicare drug plans.”