September 13, 2018

CHP Scholarly Accomplishments – First Half of 2018

 Scholarly Accomplishments

(First Half of 2018: January 1- June 30, 2018)

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Serai, SD Naidu AP, T Andrew Burrow, Prada CE, Xanthakos S, Towbin AJ.  Correlating Liver Stiffness with Disease Severity Scoring System (DS3) Values in Gaucher Disease type 1 (GD1) Patients.  Mol Genet Metab. 2018 Mar. 123(3):357-63. PMID:  29361370
  • Mistry PK, Balwani M, Baris HN, Turkia HB, T Andrew Burrow, Charrow J, Cox GF, Danda S, Dragosky M, Grelichman G, El-Beshlawy A, Fraga C, Freisens S, Gaemers S, Hadjiev E, Kishnani PS, Lukina E, Maison-Blanche P, Martins AM, Pastores G, Petakov M, Peterschmitt MJ, Rosenbaum H, Rosenbloom B, Underhill LH, Cox TM.  Safety, Efficacy, and Authorization of Eliglustat as a First-Line Therapy in Gaucher Disease Type 1. Blood Cells Mol Dis.  2018 Jul. 71:71-74. PMID:  29680197
  • Chancellor Sarah*, Holland Angel.  A case report:  the role of physical therapy in improving gait, strength, and balance in a female patient with Wilson’s Disease. J Stud Phys Ther Res.  2018;9(4): article 3. (*student)
  • Mitter D, … Elizabeth Conover, . . . Brockmann, K. (2018, Jan.). FOXG1 syndrome: genotype-phenotype association in 83 patients with FOXG1 variants. Genet Med 20(1), 98-108.
  • Powers, T.A., Davis, B., Apel, D., & Amlani, A.M. (2018). Own voice processing has people talking more. Hearing Review, 25(7), 42-45.
  • Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Núñez Argote, L. C., Cherika Robertson, & Catherine Smith.. Utilizing virtual microscopy to enhance MLS curriculum. Clinical Laboratory Science (In Press).
  • Anders, M., Davidson, M., Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Neill, K., Núñez Argote, L., Cherika Robertson, Catherine Smith, Tassin, T., & Teigen, A. Incorporating interprofessional education to distance curricula through online simulation: A pilot project.  Clinical Laboratory Science. (In Press). 
  • Hakkak Reza, Gauss Clinton H, Bell Andrea* and Soheila Korourian. Short-Term Soy Protein Isolate Feeding Prevents Liver Steatosis and Reduces Serum ALT and AST Levels in Obese Female Zucker Rats. Biomedicines 2018, 6(2), 55; https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6020055  (*student)
  • Willig, L., Paquette, E., D Micah Hester, Warady, B.A., & Lantos, J.D. (2018, March). Parents Refusing Dialysis for a 3-Month-Old with Renal Failure. Pediatrics, 141(3). PMID: 29490907
  • McElfish PA, Long CR, Selig JP, Rowland B, Purvis RS, James L, Holland Angel, Felix H, & Narcisse M.  Health research participation, opportunity, and willingness among minority and rural communities of Arkansas.  Clin Transl Sci. 2018;00:1-11.  doi:10.1111/cts.12561
  • Holland, Angel.  Course Developer/Instructor.  Teaching documentation skills without texting or tweeting.  APTA Learning Center – online/live webinar CEU course.  May 2018.  Scope:  national. http://learningcenter.apta.org/student/MyCourse.aspx?id=48c9894b-db32-4c97-87cd-2dd935b1fe81&programid=dcca7f06-4cd9-4530-b9d3-4ef7d2717b5d
  • Bassam B, Jefferson John.  (2018) Diagnostic Testing of Structure and Physiology in Neurology: Nerve Conduction Studies/Electromyography, in Fell DW, Lunnen KY, Rauk RP. Lifespan Neurorehabilitation: A Patient-centered Approach from Examination to Interventions and Outcomes.  FA Davis (https://www.fadavis.com/product/physical-therapy-lifespan-neurorehabilitation-patient-centered-approach ).
  • Nathan Johnson .  CLIA and the Clinical Laboratory. ASCP Checkpath, 2018,(1).
  • Shobana Kubendran, Duong J, Dong F, Lueking A, Farley D. Implementing a Protocol to Optimize Detection of Chromosome Abnormalities in Cases of Miscarriage or Stillbirth at a Midwestern Teaching Hospital. Perm J. 2018 Jul 19;22. doi: 10.7812/TPP/17-204. PMID: 30010531
  • Stoll, K., Shobana Kubendran, & Cohen, S. A. (2018, March). The past, present and future of service delivery in genetic counseling: Keeping up in the era of precision medicine. In American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics (Vol. 178, No. 1, pp. 24-37).
  • Qian Ding, William J. Triggs, Manjeshwar Sahana Kamath, Carolynn Patten, Short Intracortical Inhibition During Voluntary Movement Reveals Persistent Impairment Post- Stroke   (In press.)
  • Abou-Diab, S.N., Moser, D., & Atcherson, S.R.. (2018). Evaluation of the readability, validity, and user-friendliness of aphasia written web-based patient education materials. Aphasiology, 32, 1-13. [https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2018.1458069].
  • DiGiovanni, J. J., Lynch, E. E., Nagaraj, N., & Ries, D. T. (2018). Dominance of persistence over adaptation in forward masking. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1551-6.
  • Magimairaj, B. M., & Nagaraj, N. (2018). Working Memory and Auditory Processing in School-Age Children. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49(3), 409–423. https://doi.org/10.1044/2018_LSHSS-17-0099.
  • Magimairaj, B. M., Nagaraj, N. & Benafield, N. J. (2018). Children’s Speech Perception in Noise: Evidence for Dissociation from Language and Working Memory. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(5), 1294–1305. https://doi.org/10.1044/2018_JSLHR-H-17-0312.
  • Jung, S.E., Parker, S., Hermann, J., Phelps, Josh., Shin, Y.H. Building the Foundation for a Health Education Program with Rural Older Adults – A Formative Assessment Using Social Marketing Principles. Journal of Extension, Feature Article. 56(1). Article Number 1FEA9. Available at: https://joe.org/joe/2018february/pdf/JOE_v56_1a9.pdf
  • Nembhard, W.N.; Tang, X.; Li, J.; MacLeod, S.L.; PhD;  Levy, J.; G Brad Schaefer; Hobbs, C.A. and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Do paternal genetic variants increase risk of conotruncal heart defects in their children? A parent-of-origin analysis. Am. J. Med. Genet. A. 176A (3) 609-617, 2018.
  • Vicki Franklin, Layla Simmons, Anthony Baker. (2018). Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt: A Literature Review.  Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. March/April 2018, 34(2), 114.
  • Swindle, Taren* and Phelps, Josh. How does context relate to nutrition promotion and mealtime practice in early care and education settings? A qualitative exploration. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  (In Press).  (*student)
  • Mathis RA, Taylor J David, Odom BH, Lairamore C.  Reliability and Validity of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale in Community-Dwelling Older Adults.  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1519/JPT.0000000000000188. [Epub ahead of print]  https://journals.lww.com/jgpt/Abstract/publishahead/Reliability_and_Validity_of_the_Patient_Specific.99721.aspx
  • Stone, M.S., Glenn, J.M., Gray, M., Vincenzo, Jennifer.  (2018). Comparison of exercise performance in recreationally active and masters athlete women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(2), 565-571. 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002351  https://journals.lww.com/nsca-jscr/Fulltext/2018/02000/Comparison_of_Exercise_Performance_in.32.aspx
  • Noah, S., Gibson-Horn, C., Vincenzo, Jennifer. (epub ahead of print). Four-months wearing a balance orthosis improves measures of balance and mobility among a cohort of community-living older adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. (In press.)

Book and Book Chapter:

  • Atcherson, S.R. (2018). Hearing assistive and related technology. In Galster, J.A. (Ed.), Audiology Treatment (3rd ed.). New York: Thieme Medical Publishers.
  • Atcherson, S.R., Lowry, M., & Slavych, B.K. (2018). Framework for anatomy and physiology. In B. Rousseau and R. Branski (Eds.), Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers. ISBN: 9781626233379
  • Elizabeth A. Conover. Teratogen Communication: Providing Information in a Way That Supports Informed Decision Making. Teratology Primer 3rd edition, 2018.
  • Elizabeth A. Conover and Forinash AB.  Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Taking an Antidepressant Medication During Pregnancy. Teratology Primer 3rd edition, 2018.
  • Elizabeth A. Conover, Abdul Rahman O, Hoyme HE.  “Fetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome” in Management of Genetic Syndromes, 4th Edition, in press.
  • Micah Hester. “Dewey As Bioethicist” in The Oxford Companion to the Philosophy of John Dewey, edited by Steven Fesmire, Oxford University Press, 2018, ch 15.

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

  • Allison Wingfield. Understanding human papillomavirus types and significance through phylogenetic trees. Peer-reviewed abstract accepted for American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting. (May 2018).
  • Atcherson, S.R. (2018, May 24-26). Impact of Hearing and Speech Problems on ADL & QoL. Invited presentation at MPS & The 5 Senses (BioMarin), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Atcherson, S.R. (2018, May 24-26). Panel Discussion on PRO Tools. Invited panelist at MPS & The 5 Senses (BioMarin), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Karli Blocker*, Hallford, H., Aitaoto, N., Noelle Danylchuk, and Lori Williamson Dean. Eliciting cultrually and medically informative family health histories from Marshallese patients living in the United States. Poster presented at the American College of Medical Genetics Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. (April 2018) (* Genetic counseling student)
  • Logan Coomer*. You Can Metastasize, But You Can’t Hide-Malignant Melanoma. Invited presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Conference, American Society for Cytotechnology, oral presentation category, Salt Lake City, Utah. (May 2018). (*student)
  • Nathan Johnson, Kim Sanford, and Fred Rodriguez (2018, April).  Mastering Laboratory Change. American Pathology Foundation, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hannah Murphy*. Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Metastatic to Liver. Invited presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Conference, American Society for Cytotechnology, computer presentation category, Salt Lake City, Utah. (May 2018) (*student)
  • Alexandra J. Obregón-Tito, Lee, C., Li, J., Teguh, M., and Shen, Y. Integrated genetic analysis: Harnessing the power of NGS.  Poster presentation at the European Society of Human Genetics.  Milan, Italy (June 2018).
  • Tiana Pallister*, Namir, D., Deere, D., and Tiffany Lepard Tassin. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Experience, knowledge, and needs of Arkansas foster parents.  Poster presented at the American College of Medical Genetics Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. (April 2018) (* Genetic counseling student)
  • Andrew Prince*. Which Came First? The Thyroid or the Lung: Anaplastic Carcinoma. Invited presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Conference, American Society for Cytotechnology, computer presentation category, Salt Lake City, Utah. (May 2018) (*student)
  • Cindy Saylors. Safety in Numbers: Dental Radiation Dose.  Slagle Meeting, Tennessee State Meeting, Memphis, TN. (March 2018).
  • Cindy Saylors. Radiation Safety Concerns in 2018. Chicago Dental Society’s Chicago Midwinter Meeting, Chicago, IL. (February 2018).
  • Cindy Saylors. The Aging Mouth. Chicago Dental Society’s Chicago Midwinter Meeting, Chicago, IL. (February 2018).
  • Nina Smith*. Finding Metastasis: Adenocarcinoma. Invited presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Conference, American Society for Cytotechnology, computer presentation category, Salt Lake City, Utah. (May 2018) (*student)
  • Anna Strang*, Kaylor, J., G Brad Schaefer., and Alexandra J. Obregón-Tito. Cardiovascular genetic testing panels: Distinctions make a difference. Poster presented at the American College of Medical Genetics Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. (April 2018) (* Genetic counseling student)
  • Swindle, Taren*, Phelps, Josh, Johnson, S. & Schrick, B. Food insecurity among early childhood educators in Arkansas: A mixed methods study”. In J.M. Rutledge (chair) and L. Hubbs-Tait (discussant), Food Insecurity among Early Childhood Educators. Symposium  the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Human Development, Plano, TX. (March, 2018). (*student)
  • Claire Tucker, Melissa Efurd. Implementing a Competency Based Clinical Curriculum and Portfolios in a Dental Hygiene Program. Invited Presentation at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Conference. Columbus Ohio. (June 22, 2018).
  • Vincenzo, Jennifer & Patton, S.K. (Conference session – May, 2018) – Staying STEADI in Arkansas: Lessons learned and recommendations on community-based fall risk screening, assessment, and fall prevention. Arkansas Public Health Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Nithman, R.W, & Vincenzo, Jennifer (Educational Session –February, 2018). – How Steady is the STEADI?  Interferential Analysis of the CDC Fall Risk Toolkit. Combined Section Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Olivier GN, Paul SS, Lohse KR, Walter Christopher, Schaefer SY, Dibble LE.  Predicting motor sequence learning in people with Parkinson Disease.  Symposium presentation at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity’s 2018 annual conference in Denver, CO.  .
  • Shanario Whitfield*. Who is Original Big Mac?: Hurthle Cell Neoplasm. Invited presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Conference, American Society for Cytotechnology, oral presentation category, Salt Lake City, Utah. (May 2018) (*student)

POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

  • Robertson, C., Gilbert, L., Smith, C., Key, J., Teigen, A., Neill, K., Anders, M., Davidson, M., Johnson, J., Tiffany Lepard Tassin, and Nunez-Argote, L. Incorporating interprofessional education to distance curricula through online stimulation: A pilot project.  Poster presented at the Clinical Laboratory Educator’s Conference, Houston, TX (February 2018).
  • Robertson, C., Gilbert, L., Smith, C., Key, J., Teigen, A., Neill, K., Anders, M., Davidson, M., Johnson, J., Tiffany Lepard Tassin, Nunez-Argote, L. Incorporating interprofessional education to distance curricula through online stimulation: A pilot project.  Poster presented at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science “Teach the Teacher” symposium; 2018; Little Rock, AR.
  • Amber Teigen, Tiffany Huitt, Melissa Clark. Mindfulness Training Program for Reducing Student Stress and Anxiety. Poster presentation at the UAMS Teach the Teacher Symposium; January 2018; Little Rock, AR.
  • Christi Arthur, Josh Phelps, Tina Crook and Reza Hakkak. A Retrospective Look at Milk Lab Data for the Purpose of Identifying Future Avenues for Data Collection and Research. American Society of Nutrition, June 10, 2018, Boston.
  • Erik Rochester, Brooke Wickman, Brooke Wickman, Changqi Liu, Andrea Bell*, Christy Bekkevold, Shirin Hooshmand and Reza Hakkak. Effects of the low and high daidzein diet on bone density and osteogenic gene expression in female obese Zucker rats American Society of Nutrition, June 11, 2018, Boston. (*student)
  • Morgan Carter*, Tina Crook, Josh Phelps and Reza Hakkak. Assessing the Effectiveness of a Training Video on Nutrition Knowledge and Confidence in Food Pantry Volunteers. American Society of Nutrition, June 10, 2018, Boston. (*student)
  • McIntyre K*., Phelps J., Rodibaugh R., Crook T. Evaluation of a Practice-Based Health Curriculum Implemented in Faith-Based Settings.  American Society for Nutrition annual conference, Boston, MA, June 9-12, 2018. (*student)
  • Anders, M., Davidson, M., Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Neill, K., Núñez Argote, L.,  Cherika Robertson, Catherine Smith, Tassin, T., & Teigen, A. Incorporating Interprofessional Education to Distance Curricula through Online Simulation: A Pilot Project.  Teach the Teacher Symposium. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Little Rock, Arkansas. (January 2018).
  • Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Núñez Argote, L., Cherika Robertson, Catherine Smith. Utilizing virtual microscopy to enhance MLS curriculum. American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Clinical Educator’s Conference.  Houston, TX. (February 2018).
  • Anders, M., Davidson, M., Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Neill, K., Núñez Argote, L. C., Cherika Robertson, Catherine Smith, Tassin, T., & Teigen, A. Incorporating Interprofessional Education to Distance Curricula through Online Simulation: A Pilot Project.  American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Clinical Educator’s Conference.  Houston, TX. (February 2018).
  • Huawei Zeng, Kate J. Larson, Wen-Hsing Cheng and Reza Hakkak. Transcriptomic analysis reveals the differential expression of hepatic genes in C57BL/6 mice with long-term feeding of a high-fat diet. American Society of Nutrition, June 11, 2018, Boston.
  • Reza Hakkak, Soheila Korourian, Oleksandra Pavliv, Stepan Melnyk. Obesity promotes global DNA hypermethylation and DNA oxidative damage in liver of female Zucker rats. American Society of Nutrition, June 11, 2018, Boston.
  • Rafaela G. Feresin, Hannah Huff*, Rami Najjar, Shengyu Mu, and Joshua Phelps. Blueberry polyphenols decrease oxidative stress and increase the levels of nitric oxide metabolites in angiotensin II-stimulated human aortic endothelial cells. American Society of Nutrition, June 11, 2018, Boston. (*student)
  • Burnett-Wright, A., Kaplon, E., Woods, B., Martin, P.F. and Nevins, M.E. “Enhancing Service Delivery and Personnel Preparation through the PALS + LSL Project.”  Poster presentation at the National Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.  March, 2018.
  • Cooper, E., Nevins, M.E. and Martin, P.F. “Using Play and Learning Strategies (PALS) with Families of Children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing:  A Pilot Study.”  National Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Annual Meeting Denver, CO.  March, 2018.
  • Kitchens, K., Norwood, A., Hendricks, D., Williams, E., Wethington, K., Finley, E., Naveen Nagaraj, Atcherson, S. American Academy of Audiology- Audiology Now! Using Normative Low Frequency Threshold Data to Assess Amplified Stethoscopes, Nashville, TN, United States (April 2018)
  • Norwood, A., Hendricks, D., Williams, E., Wethington, K., Finley, E., Nagaraj, N.K., Atcherson, S. (2018, April 19). Using Normative Low Frequency Threshold Data to Assess Amplified Stethoscopes.  American Academy of Audiology convention, Nashville, TN.
  • Vanchipurakel, N., Naveen Nagaraj., American Academy of Audiology- Audiology Now! Google and IBM Automatic Speech Recognition Systems for Scoring Speech-in-Noise Test, Nashville, TN,  (April 2018)
  • Nannette Nicholson, Briley, L., Martin, P. (2018, April). Using high risk factors to predict audiometric profiles in infants. 17th Annual Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Nannette Nicholson, Martin, P., Sexton (2018, April). Parent-to-parent support survey: A Pilot study of the CARE family retreat. 17th Annual Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Kaila Parker*, Josh Phelps, Tina Crook, Seung Eun Jung, Reza Hakkak and Stephany Parker. Relationships between Food Insecurity and Self-Esteem among a Sample of SNAP Recipients. American Society of Nutrition, June 10, 2018, Boston. (*student)
  • Ada Sochanska*, Kathryn Ives*, Melissa Clark, Tiffany Huitt, Lanita S. White. Patient, Provider and Interpreter Satisfaction during Free Clinic Appointments.  Society for Student Run Free Clinics Annual Meeting; Feb 2018; Omaha, NE. (*student)
  • Jennifer Stane & Melissa Efurd. Arresting and Preventing Early Childhood Caries through a Silver Diamine Fluoride and Fluoride Varnish program. American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Conference. Columbus, Ohio June 21, 2918
  • Robertson C, Gilbert L, Smith C, Key J, Amber Teigen, et al.  Incorporating Interprofessional Education to Distance Curricula through Online Simulation: A Pilot Project.  Teach the Teacher Symposium; January 2018; Little Rock, AR.
  • Claire Tucker, Melissa Efurd, Shannon Turley. A Pilot Study on the Impact of a Self-directed Learning Student Project: Student’s Knowledge, Perceptions, and Continued Membership of ADHA. American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Conference. Columbus, Ohio June 21, 2918
  • Vincenzo, Jennifer, Bates, K.E., & Osterbur, Michael* (Poster – March, 2018). Participation Rates in Community Fall Risk Assessment Based on Facility and Premise. Student Research Day, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fayetteville, AR.  Scope:  local. (*student)

BLOGS, COMMENTARIES, AND ADDRESSES

  • Nathan Johnson.  Cytotechnology as a potential career path for Medical Laboratory Scientists. (2018).  Invited speaker, University of Louisiana Monroe.
  • Nathan Johnson & Cherika Robertson. (2018). The Impact of Military Laboratory Medicine on the Modern Clinical Laboratory. Society of American Federal Medical Laboratory Scientists Society Scope, 21 (1), 11-15.  http://www.safmls.org/society-scope
  • Cherika Robertson. (2018). A Historical Comparison of an Arkansas MLS Program: Celebrating 100 Years. ASCLS Today, 32(3), 13.  http://www.ascls.org/communication/ascls-today
  • Cherika Robertson. (In Press). Legislative Symposium: A First Timer’s Perspective. ASCLS Today.

KEYNOTE AND PLENARY SPEECHES, ETC.

  • Reza Hakkak. Gut Microbiota: A Key Orchestrator of Cancer Prevention or Promotion? Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Grand Round, UAMS, March 28, 2018.
  • Reza Hakkak. Obesity and Breast Cancer Prevention by weight Loss. Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Grand Round, UAMS, January 24, 2018.
  • Micah Hester – Driving Without Brakes:…”—Madeline Brill Nelson Lecture, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Oregon Health Sciences University, May 10, 2018.
  • Micah Hester – “To Disclose or Not to Disclose? …”—Pediatric Residency Lecture, Oregon Health Sciences University, May 10, 2018.
  • Tiffany Huitt. Transforming Your Teaching Into Educational Scholarship. Invited Speaker at UAMS Teaching Scholars Program; Jan 2018; Little Rock, AR.
  • Tiffany Huitt. Mind-Body Connections in Health Professions Education. Invited Speaker at 4th Annual Central ACCE Consortium’s Clinical Instructor Education Forum; March 2018; Conway, AR.
  • Tiffany Huitt. Train your brain to THRIVE: the Mind/body connection. Invited Speaker at the Derek Lewis Foundation 2018 Community Health and Wellness Expo; June 2018; Little Rock, AR.
  • Vincenzo, Jennifer. Invited Speaker – Rehab Roundups – Interactive Interprofessional Round Table  Implementation of Fall Prevention/Management, HD Nursing.  Scope:  national.
  • Vincenzo, Jennifer. – Invited Speaker – Journal Club of the Balance and Falls Special Interest Group of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Four-months Wearing a Balance Orthosis Improves Measures of Balance and Mobility among a Cohort of Community-Living Older Adults.  Scope:  national.

GRANTS

None at this time

PENDING, UNDER REVIEW

  • Reza Hakkak. Principal Investigator (sub-award): Screening of Natural Food Compounds for Chymase Inhibitory Indications: Selectivity of the Functional Potentiality Food Components for Depressor Effect. USDA, $499,872.80.
  • Nathan Johnson, Cherika Robertson, Lindsay Gilbert, & Jason Key.  Promoting Excellence in Arkansas’s Rural Labs (P.E.A.R.L.).  Blue and You Foundation,$112,500.
  • Vincenzo, Jennifer. Pilot project – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Reynolds Center Grant – PI – $40,000. The effects of high velocity TRX training and protein supplementation on function and fall risk in older adults.
  • Allison Wingfield. (2018). American Society for Clinical Pathology Foundation Travel Grant.  $800.00.

SUBMITTED AND FUNDED

  • Melissa Clark. iVaccinate. Arkansas Immunization Action Coalition. Funded March 2018; $1,000.
  • Kintz, S., Moser, D., & Kelly, D. (2018). Effects of mTBI on Cognition and Language in Adults. College of Education and Health Professions Grant Incentive Program.  $5,000.
  • Smita Roa (2018). National Society of Genetic Counselors. International Special Interest Group. Research grant. $300.
  • Cherika Robertson, Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, & Clark, L. (June 2018). Enhancing the Student Molecular Laboratory Experience.  Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant, American Society of Clinical Pathology Foundation.  Chicago, IL.  $2,500.
  • Catherine Smith. (2018) Cytotechnology Clinical Internship Financial Support. American Society for Clinical Pathology Foundation Grant.  $10,000.

APPLIED  BUT NOT FUNDED

  • Nathan Johnson, Cherika Robertson. (May 2018). Developing a Laboratory Manning Standard for Rural Labs. Education and Research Fund Member Research Grant, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, McLean, VA.
  • Nathan Johnson, Cherika Robertson, Jason Key, & Lindsay Gilbert. (May 2018). Determinants of Success in a Medical Laboratory Science Program in a Rural State. The Educators Academy Grant for Educational Innovations, Office of Educational Development, Division of Academic Affairs. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.
  • Cherika Robertson, Nathan Johnson, Lindsay Gilbert, Jason Key, Catherine Smith. (April 2018). The History of Education and Training of Laboratory Scientists in Arkansas. Society for the History of Medicine and Health Professions Research. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Allison Wingfield. (2018). Inter-professional education and community service learning in community health fairs and a student-run wellness center. American Society for Clinical Pathology Foundation Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant. (will resubmit June 2019).

AWARDS

  • Lindsay Gilbert. Omicron Sigma Award: Recognizes outstanding service through recognition of those dedicated members who volunteer their personal resources, time and energy to the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. (April 2018).
  • Marie Reichert*Mark E. Seifert Scholarship. Clinical Laboratory Management Association, Arkansas Chapter.  (April 2018). (*student)
  • Shanario Whitfield*. Bob Gay Student Scholarship Award. 2018 American Society for Cytotechnology. (May 2018). (*student)
  • Marie Reichert*Martha Winstead Memorial Scholarship.  American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. (June 2018). (*student)
  • Marie Reichert*. ASCP Foundation Laboratory Student Scholarship Award. American Society for Clinical Pathology. (June 2018).  (*student)
  • Cherika Robertson. New Professional New Member Forum Legislative Symposium Travel Grant, $750.  Awarded by the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. (February 2018).
  • Cherika Robertson.  Omicron Sigma Award: Recognizes outstanding service through recognition of those dedicated members who volunteer their personal resources, time and energy to the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. (April 2018).
  • Cherika Robertson.  American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Voices Under 40 Spotlight: Developed to honor ASCLS members who have shown exceptional commitment to ASCLS, the laboratory profession, and their community at large at a young age in their professional careers.  The candidates were selected based on involvement in professional, legislative, and civic arenas. Applications, nomination letters and personal statements were scored and ranked by a group of their peers. The top candidates were selected for 2018 and will be showcased throughout the 2018-19 ASCLS Membership year.  Qualifications include age less than 40 years old, boundless enthusiasm for the profession and for ASCLS, and looked up to as an ambassador for Medical Laboratory Science and for ASCLS.
  • Shanario Whitfield*. ASCP Foundation Laboratory Student Scholarship Award. American Society for Clinical Pathology. (June 2018). (*student)

HONORS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

  • DeAndria Green. Laverne T. Gurley Annual Meeting Scholarship. Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiation Sciences. (July 2018).
  • Nathan Johnson. Nominated for a second-term on the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Directors.
  • Nathan Johnson.   Named to the Founder’s Society of the American Society for Clinical Pathology Foundation.
  • Barbara Temple.   Served on the Arkansas HIM State Association from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2018 as co-chair of the Coding Roundtable.