Interdisciplinary Health Group

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POSTER NO. 2 (withdrawn)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