Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Kevin Chen, PhD, MPH, associate professor, Psychiatry, received a two-year, $465,113 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to study "Qigong Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knees."
Robert Di Paola, MD, associate professor, Medicine, received a three-year, $581,125 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study "The Effect of Glycolytic Modulation on Prostate Cancer."
John Orzano, MD, associate professor, Family Medicine, received a four-year, $532,752 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for "Capacity Building in Organizational Research."
Marc Steinberg, PhD, assistant professor, Psychiatry, received a five-year, $598,092 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study "Treatment Issues in Smokers with Schizophrenia."
Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Epididymis and Testis," by David Weissmann, MD, associate professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, was in Radiographics, Vol. 25.
"Psychometric Characteristics of the Beck Depression Inventory-II With College Students of Diverse Ethnicity," by Dennis Carmody, PhD, professor, Psychiatry, was in the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, Vol. 9, No. 1.
Jeffrey Hammond, MD, MPH, chief, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, presented a plenary session, "Patient Safety Meets Technology: This Isn't Your Father's QI Anymore," at the 18th annual meeting of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma in Fort Lauderdale. He also presented "Terrorism and the Trauma Surgeon" and taught a module on "Psychosocial Aftermath of Disasters."
Michael Lewis, PhD, University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, presented "What Do Mothers Do? The Social Nexus" at The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Experience-based Brain and Biological Development Program Meeting, Toronto.
School of Nursing
"Protease Inhibitor Combination Therapy, Severity of Illness, and Quality of Life among Children with Perinatally Acquired HIV 1 Infection" by Deborah S. Storm, PhD, RN, clinical associate professor, School of Nursing, and director for research and evaluation at the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center, Mary G. Boland, DrPH, RN, associate dean and FXB Professor, School of Nursing, and director of the FXB, Joan Skurnick, PhD, associate professor, Preventive Medicine, NJMS, and James M. Oleske, MD, PhD, professor, Pediatrics, NJMS, and FXB Professor, et al., appeared in Pediatrics, January 2005. Also available online at
http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/ content/full/peds 2004-1693vl.
School of Health Related Professions
"A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care of Kidney Disease," by Laura D. Byham-Gray, PhD, assistant professor, Clinical Nutrition Program, was in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 3rd Ed., 2004.
"Protein-Protein Recognition: Juxtaposition on Domain and Interface Cores in Immunoglobulins and Other Sandwich-Like Proteins," co-authored by Alexander Kister, PhD, assistant professor, Health Informatics, was in the Journal of Molecular Biology, Vol. 342, 2004.
New Jersey Medical School
Junichi Sadoshima, MD, PhD, professor, Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, and associate director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, received a five-year, $1,360,625 grant from the NIH to study "Regulation of Myocardial Growth and Death by Akt/GSK3."
Dorothy Vatner, MD, Ledyard H. Pfund Professor, Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, received a five-year, $1,574,440 grant from the NIH to study "Age and Gender Differences in Apoptosis and Stem Cells."
"Accuracy of Bladder Stone Detection Using Abdominal X-Ray After Spinal Cord Injury," by Todd Linsenmeyer, MD, associate professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was in the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, 2004.
"Cerebral Activation Patterns During Working Memory Performance in Multiple Sclerosis Using fMRI," by Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, assistant professor, and John DeLuca, PhD, professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, et al., was in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Vol. 27, 2005.
"Conservation Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia," by Debra Goldson-Prophete, MD, assistant professor, Division of Academic Medicine, Geriatrics, and Community Programs, was in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 19.
"Linguistic Competency: Addressing the Language Issues of Patients with Class Disparities in Managed Healthcare Organizations," by co-authors Maria Soto-Greene, MD, chief of staff and vice president, and Debbie Salas-Lopez, MD, assistant professor and chief, Division of Academic Medicine, Geriatrics, and Community Programs, Department of Medicine, was in the Journal of the National Hispanic Medical Association, 2004.
"Menopause and Hypothalamic-Pituitary Sensitivity to Estrogen," by Gerson Weiss, MD, professor and chair, Laura Goldsmith, PhD, professor, Nanette Santoro, MD, clinical associate professor, and Susanna Park, MD, assistant professor, all from Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health, and Joan Skurnick, PhD, associate professor, Preventive Medicine, was in JAMA, Vol. 292, 2004.
"Nonpharmacologic Management of Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis," by Todd Stitik, MD, associate professor, Peter Yonclas, MD, instructor, Patrick Foye, MD, assistant professor, and Lisa Schoenherr, research assistant, all in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, February 2005.
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