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IHG Student Poster Session Awards

The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group held its 15th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 11:00 am-1:00 pm in the First Floor Atrium, Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB).

This event provides UI students working on health-related research an opportunity to highlight their work and interact with researchers from other disciplines.

Eleven awards of $100 each were presented at the event.  To view the abstracts and the winning posters, click on the '2014' tab below.

 

 

2014 Poster Session Photos

The winners of the 2014 poster session are:

  • Amanda Irish, Masters Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Human Physiology
  • Kasra Zarei, Undergraduate, College of Engineering, Biomedical
  • Laura Whitmore, PhD Candidate, College of Medicine, Pediatrics
  • S. Scott Whitmore, PhD Candidate, College of Medicine, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • Courtney Hugie, Other, College of Pharmacy, Iowa City Veterans Healthcare System (ICVHS)
  • Lisa Shah, PhD Candidate, College of Nursing, Nursing Genetics
  • Samantha Osterhaus, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Amanda Swygard, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Shelby Francis, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Jung Park, PhD Candidate, College of Medicine, Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Leah Reznikov, Post-Doc/Fellow, College of Medicine, Internal Medicine

 

POSTER NO. 1
Student/Fellow:  Amanda Irish
Other, Human Physiology
Title:  Evaluation of a Modified Paleolithic Dietary Intervention in the Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Other Authors:  Irish AK,  Wahls TL,  Snetselaar LG, Darling WG.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 2 (withdrawn)
 

POSTER NO. 3
Student/Fellow:  Kasra Zarei
College of Engineering, Biomedical
Title:  Automated Axon Counting in the Optic Nerve of Mice
Other Authors:  Mark Christopher, Kathy Miller, John H. Fingert, Todd E. Scheetz, Michael D. Abramoff
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 4
Student/Fellow:  Brigitte Vanle
College of Medicine, Experimental Therapeutics
Title:  Cellular Consequence of Fungicide Exposure and Reactive Dopamine Metabolites on Dopaminergic Neurons
Other Authors:  Brigitte Vanle  Virginia Florang  Jonathan Doorn
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 5
Student/Fellow:  Laura Whitmore
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title:  A Common SNP Mediates Human Neutrophil Priming Responses to a TLR2/1 Agonist
Other Authors:  Jessica Hook  Amanda Philiph  Brieanna Hilkin  Xinyu Bing  Kelli Harmon  Hector Wong  Polly Ferguson  Jessica G. Moreland
ABSTRACT

 

POSTER NO. 6 (withdrawn)


POSTER NO. 7
Student/Fellow:  Frank Jareczek
College of Medicine, Anesthesia
Title:  The Decreased Antinociceptive Efficacy of Epibatidine after Peripheral Inflammatory Injury Is Not Explained by Decreases in α4β2 nAChR Number or Binding Affinity
Other Authors:  Donna Hammond, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 8
Student/Fellow:  S. Scott Whitmore
College of Medicine, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Title:  Bioinformatic Analysis Uncovers Altered Gene Expression in a Cell Culture Model of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Other Authors:  Shemin Zeng, Megan J. Riker, Edwin M. Stone, Budd A. Tucker, Todd E. Scheetz, Robert F. Mullins
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 9
Student/Fellow:  Amy Belfi
College of Medicine, Neurology
Title:  Damage to the Medial Prefrontal Cortex is Associated with Abnormal Music-Evoked Autobiographical Memories
Other Authors:  Daniel Tranel, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 10
Student/Fellow:  Courtney Hugie
College of Pharmacy, Iowa City Veterans Healthcare System (ICVHS)
Title:  Use of Glucose Lowering Drug Classes and A1c at Insulin Initiation in the National Veteran Population
Other Authors:  Courtney Hugie, PharmD,  Nancee Waterbury, PharmD, BCACP, Bruce Alexander, PharmD, Robert Shaw, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, BCNSP, Jason Egge, PharmD, MS, BCPS
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 11
Student/Fellow:  Lisa Shah
College of Nursing, Nursing Genetics
Title:  Perception of Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Instrument (PRF-T2DM): A Mixed-Method Approach to Re-Examine Construct Validity
Other Authors:  Sandra Daack-Hirsch
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 12
Student/Fellow:  Samantha Osterhaus
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title:  How to Implement a Student-Led Garden in Rural Iowa: The Together We Grow Healthy Project
Other Authors:  Katherine Mellen, Ph.D., RD; McKenzie O'Neill, B.A.; Lynn Fisher, RN, BSN; Samantha Osterhaus; Barbara Baquero, Ph.D.; Kathleen F. Janz, Ed.D.
ABSTRACT

 

POSTER NO. 13
Student/Fellow:  Sean Young
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Geographical and Sustainability Sciences
Title:  Cutaneous Melanoma in Iowa Exhibits Spatial Clustering by Stage and Sex
Other Authors:  Margaret Carrel, Robert Young, Charles Lynch
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 14
Student/Fellow:  Yiran Zhang
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title:  A Longitudinal Analysis of High Risk Medication Use among Beneficiaries in Two Medicare Drug Plans
Other Authors:  William R. Doucette (Professor, College of Pharmacy)  Grant D. Brown (PhD candidate, College of Public Health)  Jane F. Pendergast (Professor, College of Public Health)  Jessica Frank (Vice President of Quality, OutcomesMTM)
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 15
Student/Fellow:  Brita Kilburg-Basnyat
College of Public Health, Human Toxicology
Title:  Validation of Electrostatic Dust Collectors (EDCs) as Effective Endotoxin Passive Sampling Devices
Other Authors:  Brita Kilburg-Basnyat, BS; Nervana Metwali, PhD; Peter S. Thorne, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 16
Student/Fellow:  Anna Sciegienka
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title:  Association Between Topiramate Use and Serum Bicarbonate Levels in a Veteran Population
Other Authors:  Tami Argo, MS, BA, PharmD, BCPP  Matthew Cantrell, PharmD, BCPS  Bruce Alexander, PharmD, BS
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 17
Student/Fellow:  Kari Angwin
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title:  Trends in Prevalence and Screening of Vitamin B12 and Folate Deficiencies in Veterans with Cognitive Impairment
Other Authors:  Tami Argo, PharmD, BCPP, MS, Jason Egge, PharmD, BCPS, MS, Bruce Alexander, PharmD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 18
Student/Fellow:  Emily Stensrud
Other, VA Iowa City Health Care System
Title:  Impact of a Pharmacist-Managed Inpatient Anticoagulation Monitoring Service in a VA Health Care System
Other Authors:  Abby Tague, Pharm.D., Shannon Heintz, Pharm.D., BCPS, Brett Heintz, Pharm.D., BCPS-ID, AAHIVE,    Robert Shaw, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS, BCNSP, Jason Egge, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, Bruce Alexander, Pharm.D.
ABSTRACT

 

POSTER NO. 19
Student/Fellow:  Ben Urick
College of Pharmacy, Health Services Research
Title:  Improving Antipsychotic Prescribing Practices in Nursing Facilities
Other Authors:  Brian Kaskie, PhD, MA; Ryan Carnahan, PharmD, MS
ABSTRACT



POSTER NO. 20
Student/Fellow:  Jessica King
College of Medicine, Microbiology
Title:  Staphylococcus Aureus Superantigens Promote Infective Endocarditis: Possible Contribution of Direct Interaction with Endothelial Cells.
Other Authors:  Jessica King, Wilmara Salgado-Pabón
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 21
Student/Fellow:  Amanda Swygard
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title:  Rural Students' Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Preferences, and Availability: The Together We Grow Healthy Project
Other Authors:  Shelby Francis, M.A.,   Melissa Phillips,   Kathleen Janz, Ed.D.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 22
Student/Fellow:  Jacob Simmering
College of Pharmacy, Health Services Research
Title:  Hospital Patient Sharing Network Structure as a Risk Factor for C. Difficile Infections
Other Authors:  Linnea Polgreen, Joseph Cavanaugh, David Campbell, Philip Polgreen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 23
Student/Fellow:  Shelby Francis
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title:  Cross-Validation of Single-Stage Treadmill Tests for Predicting Aerobic Fitness in Adolescents with Type I Diabetes
Other Authors:  Ajay Singhvi, Alex M. O’Donnell, Eva Tsalikian, Michael J. Tansey, Kathleen F. Janz
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 24
Student/Fellow:  Leah Feazel
College of Medicine, MSTP
Title:  Effect of Antibiotic Stewardship Programs on C. Difficile Incidence:  A Meta-Analysis
Other Authors:  Ashish Mohatra, M.D., Peter Kaboli, M.D., M.S., Eli Perencevich, M.D., M.S., Marin L. Schweizer Ph.D.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 25
Student/Fellow:  Aaron Miller
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice & Science
Title:  Limitations of Case-Control Exact-Matching when Estimating Average Treatment Effects
Other Authors:  Linnea A Polgreen  Philip M. Polgreen
ABSTRACT

 

POSTER NO. 26
Student/Fellow:  Jung Park
College of Medicine, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Title:  Genetic Factors and Molecular Mechanisms that Mediate HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
Other Authors:  Tong Wu, George Woodfield, Anthony Cyr, James De Andrade, Weizhou Zhang, Fredrick Domann, Ronald Weigel
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 27
Student/Fellow:  Joseph Ambrose
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title:  Discovery of Unique 3D Behaviors in Human Melanoma: New Targets for Anti-Cancer Drug Treatments
Other Authors:  Ambrose, J., Lusche, D., Scherer, A., Kuhl, S., Kroll, B., Wessels, D., Russell, K., Voss, E., Milhem, M., and Soll, D.R.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 28
Student/Fellow:  Leah Reznikov
College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Title:  Acid Challenge Promotes Neural Remodeling and Airway Smooth Muscle Defects in Juvenile Pigs
Other Authors:  Mahmoud H. Abou Alaiwa, David K. Meyerholz, Mark J. Hoegger, Drake C. Bouzek, Sarah E. Ernst, Andrew S. Michalski, James D. McMenimen, Lynda S. Ostedgaard, Mallory R. Stroik, Nick D. Gansemar, David A. Stoltz, Michael J. Welsh
ABSTRACT (not published at participant's request)


POSTER NO. 29
Student/Fellow:  Cole Chapman
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Socio-Economics
Title:  Identification using Nonlinear Instrumental Variables Estimators:  Another Cautionary Note
Other Authors:  John M. Brooks
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 30
Student/Fellow:  Thomas Pak
College of Medicine, Medical School
Title:  Dietary and Sex-Specific Factors Regulate Hypothalamic Neurogenesis in Young Adult Mice
Other Authors:  Daniel A. Lee, Sooyeon Yoo,  Juan Salvatierra, Esteban Velarde, Susan Aja, and Seth Blackshaw
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 31
Student/Fellow:  Tyler Rasmussen
College of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Title:  Physiologic and Pathologic Consequences of Inhibiting Cardiac MCU
Other Authors:  Olha Koval, Biyi Chen, Nick Wilson, Brian Fink, William Sivitz, Nate Funk, Long-Shen Song, Mark E. Anderson
ABSTRACT 
 


2013 Poster Session Photos

The poster award winners from 2013 are:

  • Vijaya Joshi, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics
  • Kevin Matthews, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Geography
  • Shardae Young, Other, College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
  • Alex Wagner, PhD Candidate, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
  • Leah Reznikov, Post-Doc/Fellow, College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Katelin Ahlers, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
  • Matthew Nattinger, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
  • Eva Greenwalt, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Shelby Francis, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Kasra Zarei, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Computer Science
  • Jacob Simmering, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Health Services Research
  • Neil Patel, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Microbiology

POSTER NO. 01

Student/Fellow: Andrea Holcombe, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: Long-Term Outcome of Cognition Related to Treatment and Observation in Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
Other Author(s): Irene Meissner, James Torner, David Piepgras, John Huston, Jie Zhang, Robert Brown, For the ISUIA Investigators
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 02
Student/Fellow: Denison Kuruvilla, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics
Title: Red Cell Survival in Very Low Birth Weight Pre-Term Infants
Other Author(s): Peter Veng-Pedersen, John A. Widness
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 03
Student/Fellow: Vijaya Joshi, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics
Title: Immune Stimulating Chemo Loaded Biodegradable Particles as a New Therapy for Tumors
Other Author(s): V. B. Joshi, C. Lemke, A. Wongrakpanich, S. Geary, A. K. Salem
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 04
Student/Fellow: John Lee, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Title: Rhes Modulation Reveals a Critical Role for Impaired mTORC1 Signaling in Huntington’s Disease
Other Author(s): Ryan L Boudreau, Alex Mas Monteys, Andrea M Aerts, Matthew J Sowada, Daniel R Thedens, Leslie M Thompson, Peg C Nopoulos, and Beverly L Davidson
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 05
Student/Fellow: Ana Ferreira, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics
Title: Expression and Activity of an L-Type Amino Acid Transporter in Bovine Nasal Mucosa
Other Author(s): Maureen D. Donovan
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 06
Student/Fellow: Kristen Metcalf, Masters Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health & Human Physiology
Title: Effects of Moderate and Vigorous Intensity Physical Activity on Nocturnal and Next Day Hypoglycemia in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Other Author(s): Ajay Singhvi, College of Medicine, Doris Duke Research Fellow, Medical Student; Eva Tsalikian, MD, Dept of Pediatrics; Michael Tansey, MD, Dept of Pediatrics; Bridget Zimmerman, PhD, Biostatistics; Dale Esliger, PhD; Kathleen Janz, PhD, Health & Human Physiology
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 07
Student/Fellow: Brigitte Vanle, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Experimental Therapeutics
Title:3,4-DIHYDROXYPHENYLACETALDEHYDE As An Endogenous Neurotoxin And Dopamine Metabolite: Implications for Parkinsons Disease
Other Author(s): Virginia Florang (UI College of Pharmacy), Jonathan Doorn (UI College of Pharmacy)
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 08
Student/Fellow: Donna Faber, Other
O
ther, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Title: Glycemic and Metabolic Consequences of Second Generation Antipsychotics Used with Antidepressants in Veterans with Diabetes
Other Author(s): Tami Argo, PharmD, MS, BCPP Bruce Alexander, PharmD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 09
Student/Fellow: Kevin Matthews, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Geography
Title: Geographic Distribution of Colorectal Cancer Outcomes in Iowa: 1998 to 2009
Other Author(s): Anne Gaglioti, Barcey Levy, Gerard Rushton, Charles Lynch
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 10
Student/Fellow: Amanda Irish, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Human Physiology
Title: Evaluation of a Modified Paleolithic Dietary Intervention (MPDI) for the Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)
Other Author(s): T.L. Wahls, MD; L.G. Snetselaar, PhD, RD; W.G. Darling, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 11
Student/Fellow: Yan Zhang, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Genetics
Title: BBS Mutations Modify Phenotypic Expression of CEP290 Related Ciliopathies
Other Author(s): Sajag Bhattarai, Kevin Bugge, Charles C. Searby,  Arlene V. Drack, Seongjin Seo, Edwin M. Stone, Val C. Sheffield
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 12
Student/Fellow: Jennifer Streeter, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Title: Novel Therapeutic Targets for The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Other Author(s): Jennifer Streeter Brandon Schickling Shuxia Jiang Bojana Stanic William Thiel Francis J. Miller, Jr.(University of Iowa)
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 13
Student/Fellow: Shardae Young, Other
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: What Makes An Excellent Preceptor?  Predictors From Student Pharmacist Evaluations
Other Author(s): Shardae Young, Pharm.D., Susan S. Vos, Pharm.D., BCPS,Matthew Cantrell, Pharm.D., BCPS, Robert Shaw, Pharm.D., MPH
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 14
Student/Fellow: Laura Whitmore, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Molecular & Cellular Biology (Pediatrics)
Title: Human Neutrophils Display Donor-Specific Priming Responses Upon TLR2/1 Ligation
Other Author(s): Jessica Hook, Amanda Philiph, Brieanna Hilkin, Jessica Moreland
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 15
Student/Fellow: Alex Wagner, PhD Candidate
College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Title: Positive and Unlabeled Learning for Prioritizing Candidate Variants in Retinal Degenerative Diseases
Other Author(s): KR Taylor, AP DeLuca, TL Casavant, EM Stone, RF Mullins, TE Scheetz, TA Braun
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 16
Student/Fellow: Eric Ransom, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Microbiology
Title: Three Novel Proteins Collectively Contribute to C. difficile Pathogenesis, Antibiotic Resistance, And Cell Division
Other Author(s): Eric M. Ransom, David S. Weiss, Craig D. Ellermeier
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 17
Student/Fellow: Kwo Wei Ho, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Psychiatry
Title: Common Variants Between Genes HS3ST4 and C16orf82 are Associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder
Other Author(s): Dubravka Jancic, Benjamin Hing, Shizhong Hang , James B. Potash
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 18
Student/Fellow: Ankit Chaudhary, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Engineering, ECE
Title: Autonomous Elder/Sick People Monitoring System
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 19
Student/Fellow: Lauren Pass, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title: Three-Dimensional Modeling of Brain Cancer Behavior
Other Author(s): Amanda Scherer, Spencer Kuhl, Daniel F. Lusche, Deborah Wessels, Phillip Sanchez, and David R. Soll
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 20
Student/Fellow: Leah Reznikov, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Title: Direct Antibacterial Properties of the CFTR Potentiator Ivacaftor
Other Author(s): , Mahmoud H. Abou Alaiwa, Cassie L. Dohrn, Nick Gansemer, Daniel J. Diekema, David A. Stoltz and Michael J. Welsh
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 21
Student/Fellow: Matthew Jorgenson, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Microbiology
Title: RlpA hydrolyzes a Novel Peptidoglycan Structure, Promoting Daughter Cell Separation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Other Author(s): David S. Weiss David L. Popham
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 22
Student/Fellow: Katelin Ahlers, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title: Rapid Microglial Activation and Phagocytosis of Apoptotic Neurons Following Acute Alcohol Exposure in Developing Mouse Brain
Other Author(s): Bahri Karacay, Daniel Bonthius, and Michael Dailey
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 23
Student/Fellow: Shiny Parsai, Other
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Subjective  And Objective  Methods To Examine Sleep In Children And Adults
Other Author(s): Randal Foster, Lorraine-Lanningham Foster, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 24
Student/Fellow: Matthew Nattinger, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: The Effects of Using Different Methods to Identify Access to Chemotherapy from SEER-Medicare Data:  An Analysis of Lung Cancer Patients
Other Author(s): Mary Schroeder, John Brooks  Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 25
Student/Fellow: Eva Greenwalt, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title: Muscle Power and Muscle Area Are Associated With Indices of Tibial Bone Strength in 17 Year-Olds: The Iowa Bone Development Study
Other Author(s): Elena M. Letuchy1, Dr. Steven M. Levy1,2, Dr. Kathleen F. Janz1,3  Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 26
Student/Fellow: Joseph Ambrose, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title: Development and Application of a 3D Tumorigenesis Model
Other Author(s): Amanda Scherer, Spencer Kuhl, Deborah Wessels, Edward Voss, Charles Goldman, Emily Fletcher and David R. Soll
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 27
Student/Fellow: Xu Liu, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Biochemistry
Title: Integration of in silico docking and high throughput screening (HTS) to identify small molecule inhibitors targeting Tiam/Syndecan1 interactions
Other Author(s): Josue Lopez, Tyson R. Shepherd, Yu Chen, Ernesto J. Fuentes
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 28
Student/Fellow: Navita Choudhary, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Human and Health Physiology Department
Title: Clonidine Treatment Facilitates Recovery from Exertional Heat Stress in Rats
Other Author(s): Anne M. Moss, Kevin C. Kregel and Harald M. Stauss
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 29
Student/Fellow: Shelby Francis, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title: Sustained Effects of Physical Activity on Bone Health: Iowa Bone Development Study
Other Author(s): Elena M. Letuchy PhD, Steven M. Levy DDS, MPH, Kathleen F. Janz EdD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 30
Student/Fellow: Brita Kilburg-Basnyat, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Human Toxicology
Title: Effect of Deployment Time on Electrostatic Dustfall Collector (EDC) Endotoxin Sampling Efficiency
Other Author(s): Nervana Metwali, PhD; Peter S. Thorne, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 31
Student/Fellow: Thomas van 't Erve, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology
Title: The Heritability of the Red Blood Cell Storage Lesion
Other Author(s): Brett A. Wagner, Sean M. Martin, C. Michael Knudson, Robyn Blendowski, Jessica Nichol, Jamie L’Hereux, Mignon Keaton, Tracy Holt, John Hess, Garry R. Buettner, Kelli K. Ryckman, Benjamin Darbo, Jeffrey C. Murray, Thomas J. Raife
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 32
Student/Fellow: Bhanu Bejgum, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics
Title: Uptake of Quantum Dots Across the Nasal Mucosa
Other Author(s): Maureen Donovan
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 33
Student/Fellow: Viral Shah, Other
College of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Title: Mechanisms Controlling Airway Surface Liquid pH in Cystic Fibrosis
Other Author(s): Christoph O. Randak Michael J. Welsh
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 34
Student/Fellow: Nattawut Leelakanok, Undergraduate
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
Title: Development Of A Thermoreversible, Co-Formulated Gel of Diclofenac with Naltrexone Microparticles For Seven-Day Delivery Through Microneedle–Treated Skin
Other Author(s): Author 1: Nattawut Leelakanok Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics  Author 2: Amaraporn Wongrakpanich Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics  Author 3: Aliasger K. Salem Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics  Author 4: Nicole K. Brogden Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 35
Student/Fellow: Thushani Nilaweera, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chemistry
Title: Targeting the de novo Biosynthesis of Thymidylate for the Development of Positron Emission Tomography Probe for Cancer Imaging
Other Author(s): Muhammad Saeed and Prof. Amnon Kohen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 36
Student/Fellow: Ashabha Lansakara, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chemistry
Title: Annulation Reactions of Substituted Pyridines via Anhydrobase Intermediates
Other Author(s): Dan Farrell F. Christopher Pigge
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 37
Student/Fellow: Matthew Farley, Other
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
Title: Optimization Of Impedance Spectroscopy For Measuring Micropore Formation After Microneedle Treatment In An Elderly Population
Other Author(s): Janet Fairley, Nicole Brogden
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 38
Student/Fellow: Kasra Zarei, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Computer Science
Title: Using Sensor Networks to Study the Effects of Contact Precautions on Patient/HCW Interactions
Other Author(s): Alberto M. Segre, Phillip M. Polgreen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 39
Student/Fellow: S. Scott Whitmore, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Title: Bioinformatic Analysis of the Alu Insertion In Exon 9 of MAK
Other Author(s): Adam P. DeLuca, Terry A. Braun, Edwin M. Stone, Robert F. Mullins, Todd E. Scheetz
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 40
Student/Fellow: Kyle Flippo, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Pharmacology
Title: Inhibition of PP2A/Bb2 and Mitochondrial Fusion in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Other Author(s): Shutov LP, Dickey AS,  Mickle AD, Mohapatra DP, Usachev YM, Strack S
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 41
Student/Fellow: Matthew Golden, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title: Chronic TNF Induces Developmental Stage-Dependent Changes In The Intestinal Barrier Function
Other Author(s): Matthew Golden, Brianna Hilkin, Jessica R White, Mitchel R Obey, Huiyu Gong, Jessica G Moreland, Steven J McElroy
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 42
Student/Fellow: Jacob Simmering, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Health Services Research
Title: Using Search Volume for Surveillance of Medication Prescribing
Other Author(s): Aaron Miller, Linnea A. Polgreen, Philip M. Polgreen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 43
Student/Fellow: Mark Christopher, PhD Candidate
College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Title: Computational Discovery of Optic Nerve Head Phenotypes
Other Author(s): Li Tang, John H. Fingert, Todd E. Scheetz, Michael D. Abramoff
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 44
Student/Fellow: Oscar Garza, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Community Asset Mapping: Implications for Rural Health Capacity Building and Policy in Mexico
Other Author(s): William R. Doucette
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 45
Student/Fellow: Douglas Brusich, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Anatomy & Cell Biology
Title: PLCβ: A Novel Presynaptic Regulator of Synaptic Homeostasis
Other Author(s): Spring, A.M., Frank, C.A.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 46
Student/Fellow: Neil Patel, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Microbiology
Title: Role of Inter-Subunit Disulfide Bridge of Ebolavirus GP in Virus Entry
Other Author(s): Nicholas Lennemann, PhD. Candidate Wendy Maury, PhD.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 47
Student/Fellow: Katherine Hixon, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title: The Role of Interferon Regulatory Factor 6 in Skin Homeostasis
Other Author(s): Martine Dunnwald
ABSTRACT

 


2012 Poster Session Photos

The poster award winners from 2012 are:

  • Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Masters Candidate, School of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Lydia Vermeer, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics
  • Cara Hamann, PhD Candidate, College of Public Health, Epidemiology
  • Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Viviane Muniz, PhD Candidate, College of Medicine, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Rose Lee, M3, College of Medicine, Pediatrics, Biochemistry
  • Senuri Jayatilleka, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
  • Jacob Simmering, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
  • Nathan Balukoff, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
  • Marc Polacco, M2, College of Medicine, Otolaryngology

POSTER NO. 01
Student/Fellow: Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Masters Candidate
School of Urban and Regional Planning
Title: Voluntary Counselling and Testing Acceptability among First Year Students, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana
Other Author(s): Nsiah-Peprah Y, PhD; Owusu-Daaku FTK, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 02
Student/Fellow: Lydia Vermeer, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Exp Therapeutics
Title: 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde, an endogenous neurotoxin, inhibits tyrosine hydroxylase and leads to potent toxicity: implications for Parkinson’s disease
Other Author(s): Virginia R. Florang, Jonathan A. Doorn
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 03
Student/Fellow: Sarah Dailey, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Radiology
Title: Scoliosis
Other Author(s): N/A
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 04
Student/Fellow: Cara Hamann, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: Matched case-control study of on-road bicycle facilities and bicycle crashes in Iowa, 2007-2010
Other Author(s): Corinne Peek-Asa
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 05
Student/Fellow: Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: Implications for Parkinson's disease: Microglia and a dopamine-derived neurotoxin
Other Author(s): Virginia R. Florang, BS; Jonathan A. Doorn, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 06
Student/Fellow: Hui-Chen Tseng, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, Nursing
Title: Patient Characteristics and Nursing Care Planned on Four Specialty Oncology Units
Other Author(s): Sue Moorhead, PhD, RN
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 07
Student/Fellow: Michelle Formanek, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: Gentamicin-Collagen Sponge Use Reduces Risk of Wound Infection Following Surgery: A Meta-Analysis
Other Author(s): Eli Perencevich MD, MS Marin L. Schweizer PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 08
Student/Fellow: Viviane Muniz, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Title: Parf-1A (Partner of ARF isoform 1A) promotes oxaliplatin resistance in tumor cells and is a new marker of survival for resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients
Other Author(s): Xuefeng Zhang, PhD; Sara Reed, Van S. Tompkins, PhD; Jussara Hagen, MS; Matthew Fitzgerald, Anna Button, Brian Smith,PhD;  Gideon Zamba, Frederick E. Domann, PhD; James Mezhir, MD; Jamie Weydert, Ryan A. Askeland,MD;  and Dawn E. Quelle, PhD;
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 09
Student/Fellow: Sara Reed, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Pharmacology
Title: Mechanisms of p53 Activation by NIAM, Nuclear Interactor of ARF and Mdm2
Other Author(s): Van Tompkins, PhD; Jussara Hagen, MS; Katie Thies, BS; Diane Cryderman, BS;  Lori Wallrath, PhD; and Dawn E. Quelle, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 10
Student/Fellow: Christopher Kirkpatrick, M4
College of Medicine, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Title: Development of Pupillary Adrenergic Supersensitivity after Pharmacologic Induction of Oculosympathetic Defect
Other Author(s): Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 11
Student/Fellow: Deborah Patterson Burdsall, MSN, RN-BC, CIC  Doctoral Student
College of Nursing, Nursing
Title: Excess Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) with Lack of Diagnostic Indications in 22 Midwestern Skilled Nursing Facilities
Other Author(s): Hanzel C. Flores, PharmD, RPh;  Jill Krueger,  Sandra Garretson, MD, Martin J Gorbien MD FACP  Amy Iacch, RN, LNHA;  Vicky Dobbs, MSN, RN; Sue Gardner, PhD, RN,(UI College of Nursing) , Theodore Homa, MD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 12
Student/Fellow: Summer Anderson, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health Psychology
Title: Multimodal Intervention and QOL in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Other Author(s): Susan Lutgendorf, Andrew Schrepf, Warren Darling, E. Torage Shivapour, Linda Snetselaar, Michael Hall, Terry Wahls
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 13
Student/Fellow: Xu Liu, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Biochemistry
Title: Specificity, Structure, Dynamics and Inhibition of Tiam1 PDZ Domain/Syndecan1 Complex
Other Author(s): Tyson R. Shepherd Ann M. Murray  Ernesto J. Fuentes
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 14
Student/Fellow: Juan Santana, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Genetics
Title: Drosophila Myb interacts with NURF to repress cell cycle genes in non-mitotic tissues
Other Author(s): Stephen Butcher; S McDermott; J R Manak
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 15
Student/Fellow: Mimie Chilinda-Salter, Masters Candidate
College of Medicine, Physician Assistant
Title: Shelter House Health Initiative: Health Needs Assessment of the Homeless Population in Iowa City, Iowa
Other Author(s): NA
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 16
Student/Fellow: Andrew Johnson, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology
Title: A Small Molecule Inhibitor of Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (STAT3) Protects Against Angiotensin II-Induced Vascular Dysfunction and Hypertension
Other Author(s): AW Johnson, M.S. and FM Faraci, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 17
Student/Fellow: Golnaz Kavand, Masters Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive and Community Dentistry
Title: Longitudinal Changes in Dental Esthetic Perceptions of Adolescents and Their Parents
Other Author(s): Barbara Broffitt, MS, Steven M. Levy, DDS, MPH, John J. Warren, DDS, MS
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 18
Student/Fellow: Christopher Pelham, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Title: Smooth Muscle-Specific PPAR Gamma Interference Reveals Cullin-3 as a Regulator of Vascular Function via RhoA/Rho-kinase
Other Author(s): Pimonrat Ketsawatsomkron; Severine Groh; Willem de Lange; Henry Keen; Eric Weatherford; Frank Faraci; Curt Sigmund
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 19
Student/Fellow: Xin Hu, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Human Toxicology
Title: Subchronic inhalation exposure study of an airborne polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) mixture resembling the Chicago ambient air congener profile
Other Author(s): Xin Hu; Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd, PhD; Hans-Joachim Lehmler, PhD; Dingfei Hu, PhD; Keri Hornbucke, PhD; Peter Thorne, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 20
Student/Fellow: Susan McKernan, PhD Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry
Title: Geographic variation in perceived dentist busyness
Other Author(s): Raymond A Kuthy, DDS, MPH
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 21
Student/Fellow: Astha Singhal, PhD Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive and Community Dentistry
Title: Emergency Department use for Dental Conditions: National trends over 10 years
Other Author(s): Peter Damiano, DDS, MPH Mike Jones, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 22
Student/Fellow: Rose Lee, M3
College of Medicine, pediatrics, biochemistry
Title: UTILIZING 3DS MAX DESIGN PROGRAMS TO MODEL MUTATION MEDIATED ACTIN DYSFUNCTION
Other Author(s): Heather Bartlett, MD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 23
Student/Fellow: Ying-Ling Jao, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, Nursing
Title: A Theory-Driven Observational Apathy Scale for People with Dementia
Other Author(s): Donna L. Algase, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Janet K. Specht PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 24
Student/Fellow: Hui-Chen Tseng, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, Nursing
Title: Physical Activity in Law Enforcement Officers Beyond Self-Report
Other Author(s): Ramey, Sandra L., PhD, RN; Perkhounkova, Elena, PhD; Moon, Mikyung , PhD, RN
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 25
Student/Fellow: John Pienta, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: Dangerous Toys: Adult-size ATVs Can Eject Children Resulting in Deaths and Injuries
Other Author(s): Charles Jennissen, MD Gerene Denning, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 26
Student/Fellow: Brita Kilburg-Basnyat, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Occupational & Environ. Health
Title: The Effect of Deployment Time on Endotoxin Sampling Efficiency
Other Author(s): Brita Kilburg-Basnyat, B.S.; Nervana Metwali, PhD; Peter S. Thorne, PhD.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 27
Student/Fellow: David Ellis, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: All-Terrain Vehicles: Deadly On and Off the Road
Other Author(s): Charles Jennissen, MD Gerene Denning, PhD Kari Harland, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 28
Student/Fellow: Ying-Ling Jao, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, Nursing
Title: The Risk Factors of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Recurrence
Other Author(s): Sue E.  Gardner, PhD.; John E. Femino, MD; Phinit Phisitkul, MD;  John H. Yack, PhD; Patricia C. Teran-Yengle PhD Candidate
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 29
Student/Fellow: Zachary Roper, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology
Title: Delays of attentional disengagement predict useful field of view decline in older adults.
Other Author(s): Matthew Rizzo, MD; Shaun Vecera, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 30
Student/Fellow: Senuri Jayatilleka, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title: ALCOHOL AFFECTS MICROGLIAL MORPHOLOGY IN VITRO: THE BRAIN’S IMMUNE SYSTEM IN FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME
Other Author(s): Kate Ahlers, Ukpong Eyo, Leah Fuller and Michael Dailey
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 31
Student/Fellow: Aaron Miller, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Spontaneous Emergence of Generic Medication Aversion
Other Author(s): Linnea Polgreen, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 32
Student/Fellow: Jacob Simmering, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Not So Well Children: Temporal Association of Well-Child Office Visits and Influenza-like Illness
Other Author(s): Linnea Polgreen; Philip Polgreen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 33
Student/Fellow: Ryan Pittsinger, PhD Candidate
College of Education, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
Title: The Implementation of Surfing As A Way To Cope With Traumatic Life Events
Other Author(s): Wendy Rasmussen, BA, William Ming Liu, PhD
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 34
Student/Fellow: Nathan Balukoff, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology
Title: Age-dependent meiotic chromosome fragmentation in C. elegans
Other Author(s): Sarit Smolikov
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 35
Student/Fellow: Marc Polacco, M2
College of Medicine, Otolaryngology
Title: ROCK Inhibitor H-1152 Disrupts Directional Growth of Neurites and Schwann Cells on Micropatterned Polymers
Other Author(s): Shufeng Li, Joseph Clarke, Bradley Tuft, C. Allan Guymon and Marlan Hansen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 36
Student/Fellow: Rebecca Dove, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Community and Behavioral Health
Title: Gestational Diabetes in Hawaiian Populations
Other Author(s): n/a
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 37
Student/Fellow: Caitlin Runne, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacology
Title: Regulation of PLEKHG2, A Novel GBY-Activated RhoGEF
Other Author(s): Sun, Xiao Yun Tang, Songhai Chen
ABSTRACT


The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group held the 12th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on Tuesday, April 26 from 11 am to 1 pm in the First Floor Atrium, Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB).

This event offered UI students working on health-related research an opportunity to highlight their work and interact with researchers from other disciplines. Thirteen $100 awards were presented at the event. 

The poster award winners from 2011 are:

  • Alyson Spore, PhD Candidate, College of Nursing, Child and Family Health
  • Eric J. Paulus, Pharm.D Candidate College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
  • David Naylor, Undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Computer Science
  • Lydia Mexas, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Allison Momany, Undergraduate, College of Medicine, Pediatrics
  • Susan McKernan, PhD Candidate, College of Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry
  • Golnaz Kavand, Masters Candidate, College of Dentistry, Preventive and Community Dentistry
  • Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Kevin Rarick, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
  • Jong Sung Kim, PhD Candidate, College of Public Health, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology
  • Caitlin Runne, PhD Candidate, College of Medicine, Pharmacology
  • Danielle Washburn, Biomedical Engineering
  • Ryan Pittsinger, PhD Candidate, College of Education, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations

POSTER NO. 1
Student/Fellow: Lauren Haak, Pharm.D Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Rate of symptomatic venous thromboembolism following total hip or knee replacement surgery
Other Author(s): Heather R. Bream-Rouwenhorst, Matthew Cantrell, Robert Shaw, Jason A. Egge
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 2
Student/Fellow: Alyson Spore, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, Child and Family Health
Title: Disclosure of incidental findings from genomic testing: A public perspective
Other Author(s): Daack-Hirsch, S. ,Williams, J.K., Simon, C.
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 3
Student/Fellow: Bhagyashree Pendharkar, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: Time to first preventive dental visit (FPDV) at Iowa community health centers
Other Author(s):, R. Kuthy, E.Momany, M Jones, N Askelson, D Chi, G Wehby, P Damiano
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 4
Student/Fellow: Celeste Campos-Castillo, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Sociology
Title: Trust in patient-provider dyads discordant on gender and race: A test of two social
psychological theories
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 5
Student/Fellow: Eric J. Paulus, Pharm.D Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: The impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on blood pressure and heart rate in a Veteran
population
Other Author(s): Tami R. Argo, Jason A. Egge
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 6
Student/Fellow: Rachel Skoff, Pharm.D Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Glycemic control in Veterans converted from Glyburide to Glipizide
Other Author(s): Nancee Waterbury, Robert Shaw, Jason Egge
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 7

Student/Fellow: Yaniz Padilla Dalmau, PhD Candidate
College of Education, Psychological & Quantitative Foundations
Title: Telehealth Delivery of functional analysis and functional communication training to children with
autism spectrum disorders in rural communities
Other Author(s): David P. Wacker, Todd Kopelman, Scott D. Lindgren, John F. Lee, Jennifer L. Kuhle
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 8
Student/Fellow: Kristin Boulter, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Sport Studies
Title: Differences in physical activity levels for adolescents in organized sport verse their peers when
considering gender, maturity, and type of sport
Other Author(s): Dr. Kathleen Janz
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 9

Student/Fellow: Matt Chrisman, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Community and Behavioral Health
Title: Gender differences in the perceived environmental, social, and policy determinants of physical
activity in rural Iowan adults
Other Author(s): Faryle Nothwehr, Ulrike Shcultz
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 10
Student/Fellow: David Naylor, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Computer Science
Title: Analyzing the impact of superspreading using hospital contact networks
Other Author(s): Thomas Hornbeck, Ted Herman, Geb Thomas, Alberto Segre, Phil Polgreen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 11
Student/Fellow: Gang Cheng, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Biostatistics
Title: Influence symptoms of depression and anxiety on prospective Injury hazard in collegiate football
Other Author(s): Gang Cheng,Ying Zhang, Erin Heiden, Corinne Peek-Asa
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 12
Student/Fellow: Sara Hussain, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Title: Normative 3D strength surfaces at the ankle joint: Plantarflexion and dorsiflexion
Other Author(s): Laura Frey Law
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 13

Student/Fellow: Andrew Johnson, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Pharmacology
Title: Small molecule inhibitors of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 protect from
Angiotensin II-induced vascular dysfunction
Other Author(s): Dale A. Kinzenbaw, Frank M. Faraci
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 14
Student/Fellow: Lydia Mexas, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: 3,4-Dihydroxyphenyacetaldehyde, A Dopamine-derived neurotoxin, modifies
and inhibits Tyrosine hydroxylase
Other Author(s): Virginia R. Florang, Jonathan A. Doorn
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 15
Student/Fellow: Rose Lee, M1
College of Medicine, Biochemistry and Pediatrics
Title: Biological effects of a-smooth muscle actin mutations that cause thoracic aortic aneurysms
Other Author(s): Sarah E. Bergeron, Kuo-Kuang Wen, Peter A. Rubenstein, Heather L. Bartlett
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 16
Student/Fellow: Rachel Bender, M2
College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Title: Spatial analysis of leprosy in Nova Cruz, RN, Brazil
Other Author(s): Mary Wilson, Selma Jeronimo, Anna Vollstedt
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 17
Student/Fellow: Allison Momany, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title: Genetics variants in TFAP2B in preterm infants with patent ductus arteriosus
Other Author(s): Lindsay M. Dallas, Susan K. Berends, Jeffrey C. Murray, John M. Dagle
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 18
Student/Fellow: David DeMik, PharmD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice & Science
Title: Prediction of the implementation of the physician-pharmacist collaborative model using the Theory
of Planned Behavior
Other Author(s): David E. DeMik, Mark Vander Weg, Emily S. Lundt, Christopher S. Coffey, Gail Ardery, Barry L. Carter
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 19

Student/Fellow: Astha Singhal, PhD Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive and Community Dentistry
Title: Health care reform law: What is in it for oral health?
Other Author(s): Peter Damiano
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 20
Student/Fellow: Heejin Lee, PharmD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Identifying barriers to implementation of a physician-pharmacist collaboration model – Statistical
analysis of physician and pharmacist survey in 27 primary care clinics
Other Author(s): Thomas Vaughn, Barry Carter
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 21
Student/Fellow: Katherine Smyth, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Health and Human Physiology
Title: Effect of an eight-week academic class on fruit and vegetable consumption in first-year college
students
Other Author(s): Kathy Mellen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 22
Student/Fellow: Susan McKernan, PhD Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry
Title: Identifying geographic variation in dentist workforce and supply measures
Other Author(s): Raymond A. Kuthy
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 23
Student/Fellow: Gary Kummet, Pediatric Resident
Other, Pediatrics
Title: Intact ovarian function protects female mice from the hypermetabolic state induced by neonatal
Sertraline exposure
Other Author(s): Areej Younes, Sarah Haskell, Greg Hermann, and Robert Roghair
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 24
Student/Fellow: Taehyun Roh, PhD Candidate
Other, Human Toxicology
Title: Hazard prioritization of endocrine disrupting chemicals
Other Author(s): Lan Choi, Byung Mu Lee , Larry W. Robertson
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 25

Student/Fellow: Seunghyug Kwon, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
funding for antibacterial resistance studies: 2007 and 2009
Other Author(s): Marin L. Schweizer, Eli N. Perencevich
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 26
Student/Fellow: Golnaz Kavand, Masters Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive and Community Dentistry
Title: Comparison of dental esthetic perceptions of young adolescents and their parents
Other Author(s): Barbara Broffitt, Steven M. Levy, John J. Warren
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 27
Student/Fellow: Senthilkumar Perumal Kuppusamy, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Human Toxicology
Title: Telomere dysfunction and Telomerase reactivation in human skin keratinocytes: A possible new
mechanism of PCB carcinogenesis
Other Author(s): A. Klingelhutz, L.W. Robertson, and G. Ludewig
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 28
Student/Fellow: Nicolas Aguilar, Undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Integrative Physiology
Title: Inhibiting Glial tumorigenesis with NF2 protein Merlin
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 29
Student/Fellow: Mary Stolder, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, College of Nursing
Title: Pain and depression in nursing home residents
Other Author(s): Megan Liu, Marianne Smith
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 30
Student/Fellow: Daniel McCabe, M2
College of Medicine, Orthopaedics
Title: Characterization of a stem cell-like population in cartilage
Other Author(s): Lehman, AD Amendola, JA , Walter, MW, Buckwalter, JA, Martin, JA
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 31

Student/Fellow: Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: Microglia and a Dopamine-derived neurotoxin, 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde: Metabolism,
toxicity, activation, and implications for Parkinson’s disease
Other Author(s): Virginia Florang, Jonathan Doorn
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 32
Student/Fellow: Colleen Kummet, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Biostatistics
Title: Estimating multivariate intraclass correlation in familial root length data
Other Author(s): Colleen M. Kummet, Deborah V. Dawson,Corey S. Jones, Robert N. Staley
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 33
Student/Fellow: Kevin Rarick, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Physiology
Title: Functional and structural vascular responses to increased blood pressure variability is frequency
dependent
Other Author(s): Darin J. Larson ,Diane L. Rotella, Michael G. Anderson, Harald M. Stauss
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 34
Student/Fellow: Chase Moore, PharmD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Postoperative glycemic control in cardiovascular surgery patients
Other Author(s): Phyllis Hemerson, Chase Moore, Adriana Banarova, Greg Clancy
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 35
Student/Fellow: Amber Goedken, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: The impact of parental health coverage on insured children's utilization of health care services
Other Author(s): Julie Urmie
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 36
Student/Fellow: Randall Grout, M2
College of Medicine, Radiology; Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow
Title: Total pulmonary arterial volume: A new quantitative CT phenotype of emphysema?
Other Author(s): Zhiyun Gao, Punam Saha, Eric A. Hoffman
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 37

Student/Fellow: Jong Sung Kim, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology
Title: Effects of Copper nanoparticle exposure on host defense in a murine pulmonary infection model
Other Author(s): Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd , Patrick T. O’Shaughnessy, Vicki H. Grassian, Peter S. Thorne
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 38
Student/Fellow: Alexander Hubbell, M2
College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: Wilderness and emergency medical education in action: The wilderness adventure race
Other Author(s): Asitha Jayawardena, Rachel Bender
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 39
Student/Fellow: Megan Liu, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, College of Nursing
Title: Training to advance geropsychiatric care: Comparison of innovative CD-based depression and
dementia Programs
Other Author(s): Marianne Smith, Mary Ellen Stolder
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 40
Student/Fellow: Kyle Kingsley, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Health Management and Policy
Title: The Effect of judicial campaign contributions on medical malpractice awards
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 41
Student/Fellow: Caitlin Runne, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Pharmacology
Title: Activation of the RhoGEF PLEKHG2 (FLJ00018) by G Beta Gamma
Other Author(s): Zhizeng Sun,Xiaoyun Tang, Songhai Chen
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 42
Student/Fellow: Erin Heiden, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Community & Behavioral Health
Title: Impact of social support from athletic trainers on post-injury rehabilitation adherence in
collegiate athletes
Other Author(s): Ni Zhang, Gang Cheng, Ryan F. Pittsinger
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 43

Student/Fellow: Danielle Washburn, Biomedical Engineering
Other, Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Research Program, PPC
Title: Terrain of frontal crashes
Other Author(s): Daniel McGehee
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 44
Student/Fellow: Kwame Nyarko, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Health Management and Policy
Title: Do the effects of prenatal care on infant health vary by birth defects: The case of orofacial clefts
Other Author(s): Jorge Lopez-Camelo,Eduardo E. Castilla,George L. Wehby
ABSTRACT


POSTER NO. 45
Student/Fellow: Ryan Pittsinger, PhD Candidate
College of Education, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
Title: Depression and anxiety following injury among intercollegiate athletes
Other Author(s): Erin O. Heiden, Gang Cheng, Ni Zhang, Tracey Covassin, Jingzhen Yang
ABSTRACT


The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group held the 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on Thursday, April 22. Forty-two students from across campus presented their research.

This event provides UI students working on health-related research an opportunity to highlight their work and interact with researchers from other disciplines. Ten awards of $100 each were presented at the event. The awards are courtesy of the Public Policy Center, the Center on Aging, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program.

This year's poster award winners are:

  • Ahmed Akhter, M2 College of Medicine/Radiology
  • Erin Allen, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy/Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Elise Bream, Doris Duke Fellow, College of Medicine/Pediatrics (WISE Award)
  • Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate, College of Pharmacy/Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry (Center on Aging Award)
  • David Ellis, Undergraduate, College of Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
  • Jennifer Erbes, M4, College of Medicine/Emergency Medicine
  • Ryoko Furukawa, PhD Candidate, College of Nursing
  • Vinod Gollapalli, Post-Doc/Fellow, College of Medicine/Department of Surgery
  • Olga Kravchuk, M2 (MD/PhD), College of Medicine/Medical Scientist Training Program & Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Philip Spanheimer, Post-Doc/Fellow, R1, College of Medicine/Surgery

POSTER NO. 1
Student/Fellow: Shihao Shen, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Biostatistics
Title: Evolution of Alternative Splicing in Primate Brain Transcriptomes
Other Author(s): Lan Lin, Post-Doc (UI College of Medicine); Peng Jiang, Post-Doc (UI College of Medicine); Seiko Sato, Technician (UI College of Medicine); Beverly L. Davidson, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Yi Xing, PhD (UI College of Medicine)


POSTER NO. 2
Student/Fellow: Kirstina Gratz, Predoctoral
College of Dentistry, Dental Student
Title: Dental Student's Feelings, Percived Competence and Comfort in Treating Underserved Populations
Other Author(s): K.J. Gratz BA;  M.R. McQuistan DDS, MS; R.A. Kuthy DDS,MPH; F. Qian PhD


POSTER NO. 3
Student/Fellow: Deise Oliveira, Masters Candidate
College of Dentistry, Preventive & Community Dentistry
Title: The University of Iowa Program Evaluation at a Pediatric Dental Facility in Southeastern Iowa
Other Author(s): Deise Oliveira, DDS (UI College of Dentistry); Raymond Kuthy, DDS, MPH (UI College of Dentistry); Michael Kanellis, DDS, MS, (UI College of Dentistry); Richard Burke Jr., DMD; Colleen Kummet, BS, MS, (UI College of Dentistry)


POSTER NO. 4
Student/Fellow: Michael Zhang, Undergraduate
College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Title: Title: Identification of a Severe Autophagy Defect in Smoker’s Alveolar Macrophages
Other Author(s): Martha M. Monick, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Linda Powers, MS (UI College of Medicine); Nina Lovan, BS (UI College of Medicine); Alicia Gerke, MD (UI College of Medicine); Sif Hansdottir, MD (UI College of Medicine); Gary Hunninghake, MD (UI College of Medicine)


POSTER NO. 5
Student/Fellow: Catharyn Turner II, M4
College of Medicine, Psychiatry
Title: Iron Status May Predict Response to Psychostimulant Therapy in Children with ADHD
Other Author(s): Diqiong Xie, M.S.  University of Iowa College of Public Health M. Bridget Zimmerman, Ph.D. University of Iowa College of Public Health Chadi Calarge, M.D. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Psychiatry


POSTER NO. 6
Student/Fellow: Wen Li, PhD Candidate
College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Title: An Automated Method to Label Cortex Surfaces of Human Brain
Other Author(s): Vincent A. Magnotta


POSTER NO. 7
Student/Fellow: Nirmalla Barros, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health
Title: The Use of Gamma Spectroscopy to Conduct Rapid Urine Radionuclide Screens in the Event of a Radiological Emergency
Other Author(s): Marinea Mehrhoff (University Hygienic Laboratory)


POSTER NO. 8
Student/Fellow: Sonya Kirmani, M4
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title: The Balance Between Life and Death: A Study of Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis in Offspring of Diabetic Mothers
Other Author(s): Thomas D. Scholz, MD (University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology)


POSTER NO. 9
Student/Fellow: Colleen Kummet, Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Biostatistics
Title: Gender and Age OHQoL Differences in Children with Ectodermal Dysplasias
Other Author(s): C.M. Stanford, D.V. Dawson, C.M. Asmussen, R. Kohli


POSTER NO. 10
Student/Fellow: Beth Erickson, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Title: Correlations Between SNP Genotype and FGFR2 Expression Within Intron 2 of FGFR2
Other Author(s): Lauren K Claeys - Pediatrics Jinsil Kim - Anatomy and Cellular Biology Martine Dunnwald - Pediatrics Jeffrey C Murray - Pediatrics


POSTER NO. 11
Student/Fellow: Scott Vouri, Post-Doc/Fellow, PharmD
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Prevalence of Meeting the A1c, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol (ABC) Goal in Veterans with Diabetes Mellitus at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs (ICVA) Medical Center
Other Author(s): Scott M. Vouri, Pharm.D., Robert Shaw, Pharm.D., MPH, Nancee Waterbury, Pharm.D., Jason Egge, Pharm.D., BCPS, M.S.,  Bruce Alexander, Pharm.D., BCPP


POSTER NO. 12
Student/Fellow: Michelle Rusch, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering/ Neurology
Title: Effects of Augmented Reality Cues on Driver Performance
Other Author(s): Michelle Rusch, Elizabeth Dastrup, Ian Flynn, Patrick Gavin, Mark Schall, John Lee, Shaun Vecera, Matthew Rizzo (University of Iowa)


POSTER NO. 13
Student/Fellow: Arda Konik, PhD Candidate
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Physics
Title: Scatter Fraction as a Function of Object Size in Emission Tomography
Other Author(s): Arda Konik Mark Madsen John Sunderland


POSTER NO. 14
Student/Fellow: Lindsey Tieden, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Title: Blood Pressure Effects of Venlafaxine and Duloxetine
Other Author(s): Tami Argo Pharm.D., MS, BCCP (VA Medical Center- Iowa City), Jason Egge Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS (VA Medical Center- Iowa City)


POSTER NO. 15
Student/Fellow: Ryoko Furukawa, PhD Candidate
College of Nursing, College of Nursing
Title: Maintaining Family Connectedness Using Video-Mediated Communication: An Exploratory Study
Other Author(s): Juan Pablo Hourcade, PhD (UI Department of Computer Science); Martha Driessnack, PhD, PNP-BC (UI College of Nursing)


POSTER NO. 16
Student/Fellow: Sara Nicolaus, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Impact of Physician-Pharmacist Co-Management of Hypertension in a Community Health Center
Other Author(s): Sara Nicolaus, Pharm.D., Karen Farris, Ph.D.(UI College of Pharmacy), Jay Currie, Pharm.D.(UI College of Pharmacy), Heather Rickertsen Pharm.D.(Mercy Family Pharmacy), Jessica Smith, Pharm.D.(Mercy Family Pharmacy)


POSTER NO. 17
Student/Fellow: Genesis Sezate, Pharm4
College of Pharmacy, Family Practice
Title: Pharmacist-Physician Co-Management of Hypertension Reduces Blood Pressure
Throughout 24-Hours Other Author(s): Michael Ernst, PharmD; Cynthia Weber, PharmD; Barry Carter, PharmD.  The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, IA


POSTER NO. 18
Student/Fellow: Marra Burr, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Pharmacy, ICVAMC Pharmacy
Title: Evaluation of Dose-Related Metabolic Effects of Quetiapine
Other Author(s): Tami Argo, Pharm.D., BCPP; Jason Egge, Pharm.D., BCPS, M.S.; Shella Johnson, Pharm.D.


POSTER NO. 19
Student/Fellow: Erin Allen, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: Comparative Effects of Dieldrin Analogs in a Parkinson’s Disease Model
Other Author(s): Jinsmaa Yunden, and Jonathan A Doorn


POSTER NO. 20
Student/Fellow:  Ulrike Schultz, Post-Doc/Fellow, MD, MPH
College of Public Health, Community and Behavioral Health
Title: Nutrition Information Needs Survey Among Older Adults
Other Author(s): Jessica Hanson, MA (UI College of Public Health, Prevention Research Center); Matthew Chrisman, MS (UI College of Public Health, Prevention Research Center); Heidi Haines, MS (UI College of Public Health, Prevention Research Center),  Faryle Nothwehr, PhD, MPH (UI College of Public Health, Prevention Research Center)


POSTER NO. 21
Student/Fellow: Vinod Gollapalli, Post-Doc/Fellow
College of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Title: Risk Factors for Development and Recurrence of Primary Breast Abscesses
Other Author(s): Vinod Gollapalli, MD Junlin Liao, PhD Amela Dudakovic, PA-C Sonia L. Sugg, MD Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, MD, PhD Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD


POSTER NO. 22
Student/Fellow: Greg Hermann Masters Candidate
College of Public Health, Epidemiology
Title: Maternal Antioxidant Blocks the Programming of PTSD Susceptibility in Female Mice
Other Author(s): Taylor Cushman, BS; Gwen Erkonen, MD; John Wemmie, MD; Robert Roghair, MD


POSTER NO. 23
Student/Fellow: Lydia Mexas, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde, an Endogenously Generated Neurotoxin: Metabolism, Toxicity, and Tyrosine Hydroxylase Inhibition
Other Author(s): Virginia R. Florang (UI College of Pharmacy); Jonathan A. Doorn, PhD (UI College of Pharmacy)


POSTER NO. 24
Student/Fellow: David Anderson, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: Oxidation of 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde Enhances Protein and Nucleophile Reactivity
Other Author(s): Virginia Florang (UI College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry); Jonathan A Doorn* (UI College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry)


POSTER NO. 25
Student/Fellow: David Ellis, Undergraduate
College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Title: ATV Safety in Iowa: A Long Way to Go!
Other Author(s): Gerene Denning, PhD (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine) Christopher Buresh, MD (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine)


POSTER NO. 26
Student/Fellow: Christopher Pelham, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Internal Medicine
Title: Interference with Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor Gamma in Smooth Muscle Causes Aortic Dysfunction via a Rho-kinase-dependent Mechanism
Other Author(s): Christopher Pelham, BS (UI College of Medicine); Pimonrat Ketsawatsomkron, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Severine Groh, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Willem J. de Lange, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Frank M. Faraci, PhD (UI College of Medicine); Curt D. Sigmund, PhD (UI College of Medicine)


POSTER NO. 27
Student/Fellow: Heather Byers, Medical Student (M3)
College of Medicine, OB/GYN
Title: Genetic Causes of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Other Author(s): Jon Klien, MDª, John Dagle, MD PhDª, Jeff Murray, MDª, Kristi Borowski, MD¹ ªUIHC Department of Pediatrics; ¹UIHC, Department of Pediatrics


POSTER NO. 28
Student/Fellow: Philip Spanheimer, Post-Doc/Fellow, R1
College of Medicine, Surgery
Title: Measurement of Uterine Radiation Exposure from Lymphoscintigraphy Indicates Safety of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy During Pregnancy
Other Author(s): Michael M. Graham MD, PhD Sonia L. Sugg MD Carol E. H. Scott-Conner MD, PhD Ronald J. Weigel MD, PhD


POSTER NO. 29
Student/Fellow: Philip Spanheimer, Post-Doc/Fellow, R1
College of Medicine, Surgery
Title: Surveillance and Intervention Following Thyroid Lobectomy
Other Author(s): Kristopher M. Day, BS Sonia L. Sugg, MD Geeta Lal, MD James R. Howe, MD Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD


POSTER NO. 30
Student/Fellow: Laura Budde, Undergraduate
College of Nursing, Not Applicable
Title: Is Sleep Deprivation Related to Obesity Among Law Enforcement Officers?
Other Author(s): Kathleen M. Clark PHD, RN,  ARNP, Sandra L. Ramey PHD, RN,  Mohammad H. Alasagheeirin MA, MSN, RN


POSTER NO. 31
Student/Fellow:  Ahmed Akhter, M2
College of Medicine, Radiology
Title: Mammillated Caudate Lobe and Hepatic Vein Compression can be Used as Ultrasound Markers to Diagnose Liver Cirrhosis
Other Author(s): Dr. Abu-Yousef


POSTER NO. 32
Student/Fellow: Jennifer Erbes, M4
College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: SCARE: Schedule of Classes and Alcohol-Related Emergencies
Other Author(s): Will Heise, M4 (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine) Leah Thompson, MD (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine) Andrew Nugent, MD (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine) Michael Takacs, MD (UI College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine)


POSTER NO. 33
Student/Fellow: Elise Bream, Doris Duke Fellow
College of Medicine, Pediatrics
Title: Linkage Analysis of Preterm Delivery
Other Author(s): Cara R Zimmerman, M4 (UI College of Medicine); Dina Ahram, PhD candidate (UI College of Medicine); Margaret E Cooper, PhD (University of Pittsburgh); Mary L Marazita, PhD (University of Pittsburgh); Jeffrey C Murray, MD (UI College of Medicine) 1Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2University of Pittsburgh


POSTER NO. 34
Student/Fellow: Ki Park, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Community and Behavioral Health
Title: Teen Pregnancy and Social Isolation: A Network Approach
Other Author(s): N/A


POSTER NO. 35
Student/Fellow: Ki Park, PhD Candidate
College of Public Health, Community and Behavioral Health
Title: Proximity to Casinos and Gambling Treatment Centers and the Gambling Treatment Outcome in Iowa: a GIS approach
Other Author(s): N/A


POSTER NO. 36
Student/Fellow: Caitlin Runne, PhD Candidate
College of Medicine, Pharmacology
Title: Function and Regulation of a G Beta Gamma Stimulated RhoGEF, PLEKHG2
Other Author(s): Songhai Chen (UI, Carver College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Advisor)


POSTER NO. 37
Student/Fellow: Laurie Eckert, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Title: A Dopamine-Derived Neurotoxin, 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde, and Microglia: Metabolism, Activation, and Toxicity
Other Author(s): Virginia Florang, (UI College of Pharmacy) Jonathan Doorn, PhD (UI College of Pharmacy)


POSTER NO. 38
Student/Fellow: Olga Kravchuk, M2 (MD/PhD)
College of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program & Department of Biomedical Engineering
Title: Iodinated, liposomal Blood Pool Contrast Agent for CT-angiography of Thoracic and Peripheral Run-off Vasculature - an Animal Feasibility Study
Other Author(s): Ketan Ghaghada, PhD (The University of Texas); Susan Haynes, MD (University of Iowa Children’s Hospital); Ananth Annapragada, PhD (The University of Texas); Abhay Divekar, MD (University of Iowa Children’s Hospital), Edwin JR van Beek, MD, PhD (Department of Radiology); Eric Hoffman, PhD (Department of Radiology)


POSTER NO. 39
Student/Fellow: Kristin Horning, PharmD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Assessment of Pharmacy And Medical Students' Perceptions of an Interdisciplinary Case-based Learning Exercise
Other Author(s): Corrine Ganske, MD (University of Iowa) Tricia Bockenstedt, PharmD candidate (UI College of Pharmacy)


POSTER NO. 40
Student/Fellow: Yuexin Tang, PhD Candidate
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Do Pharmacy Bargaining Activities Affect their Bargaining Outcomes with Insurers?
Other Author(s): Yang Xie, PhD; John M. Brooks, PhD; William R. Doucette, PhD; Julie M. Urmie, PhD


POSTER NO. 41
Student/Fellow: Kathleen Cornelius, Masters Candidate
College of Pharmacy, MNPC
Title: Large Scale Synthesis of Man9-(Acr-Lys)6 as a Targeting Ligand for Dendritic Cells for DNA Vaccines
Other Author(s): Nicholas J. Baumhover, Kevin G. Rice


POSTER NO. 42
Student/Fellow: Sammuel Anderegg, Pharm3
College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Title: Inpatient Pharmacist Recommendations Designed to Reduce Re-hospitalizations
Other Author(s): Barry L. Carter, PharmD, Meaghan Rogers, PharmD, Karen Farris, PhD, Constance Shelsky, RN, Jeffrey Dawson, ScD