CON Faculty Accomplishments
Jan 14, 2019 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Sara Simonsen. Sara is partnering with HealthSlate as part of her recently-funded Driving Out Diabetes award titled MAPS for Healthy Women: A pilot study of Motivation And Problem Solving (MAPS) to enhance engagement in the Diabetes Prevention Program for reproductive-age women planning to conceive. HealthSlate will be providing an online and app-based Diabetes Prevention Program for this study as well as fitbits and digital scales.
Deanna Kepka and Ana Sanchez-Birkhead:
Kepka D, Bodson J, Lai D, Sanchez-Birkhead AC, Davis FA, Lee D, Tavake-Pasi F, Napia E, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Mooney R, Coulter H, Stark LA.
Ethn Health. 2018 Dec 27:1-16. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2018.1562052. [Epub ahead of print]
Greenwood, D.A., Litchman, M.L., Ng, A., Gee, P.M., Ferrer, M., Ferrer, J., Memering, C.E. Eichorst, B., Scibilia, R., Young, H.M., Miller, L.M.S. (2019, epub ahead of print). Development of the Intercultural Diabetes Online Community Research Council: Co-design and Social Media Processes. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1932296818818455 (Special Edition on Diabetes and Social Media).
Xiaming Sheng. Director of Applied Statistics:
McCrary, H., Sheng, X., Greene, T., & Park, A. (2018). Long-term hearing outcomes of children with symptomatic congenital CMV treated with valganciclovir. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 118, 124-127.
Metzger, R. R., Sheng, X., Niedzwecki, C. M., Bennett, K. S., Morita, D. C., Zielinski, B., & Schober, M. E. (2018). Temporal response profiles of serum ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1 and the 145-kDa alpha II-spectrin breakdown product after severe traumatic brain injury in children. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 22(4), 369-374.
Truong, D. T., Menon, S. C., Lambert, L. M., Burch, P. T., Sheng, X., Minich, L. L., & Williams, R. V. (2018). Digoxin Use in Infants with Single Ventricle Physiology: Secondary Analysis of the Pediatric Heart Network Infant Single Ventricle Trial Public Use Dataset. Pediatric Cardiology, 39(6), 1200-1209.
Stenehjem, E., Hersh, A. L., Buckel, W. R., Jones, P., Sheng, X., Evans, R. S., . . . Pavia, A. T. (2018). Impact of Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in 15 Small Hospitals: A Cluster-Randomized Intervention. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 67(4), 525-532.
Hogan, W.J., Winter, S., Pinto, N.M., Weng, C., Sheng, X., Condradt, E., Wood, J., Puchalski, M.D., Tani, L.Y., Miller, T.A. (2018) Neurobehavioral Evaluation Of Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: A Cohort Study. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 60(12), 1225-1231.
Hsu, Y., Hitchcock, R., Niederauer, S., Nygaard, I. E., Shaw, J. M., & Sheng, X. (2018). Variables Affecting Intra-abdominal Pressure during Lifting in the Early Postpartum Period. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 24(4), 287-291.
Lee Ellington, Lauri Linder, Kathi Mooney and post-doctoral fellow Amy Newman:
T32 Post-Doctoral Fellow Amy Newman, pediatric nurse practitioner, has been competitively invited for 3 national intensive workshops. Amy’s primary mentor is Lauri Linder and she is supported by our T32 (Co-Directors: Ellington and Mooney)
- Invited participant, Massachusetts General Hospital Workshop on Methods in Supportive Oncology Research, Boston, MA, 2019
- Invited participant, Children’s Oncology Group Nurse Scholars Grant Writing Workshop, Birmingham, AL, 2019
- Invited participant, Harvard Medical School’s Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP) Program – Pediatric track, Boston, MA, 2018-2019
Lee Ellington was recognized in Atlanta, Georgia by the American Cancer Society (ACS) for her 5 years of national service as a grant reviewer on the ACS Palliative Care and Symptom Management Study Section. For the last 18 months, Lee has chaired this study section.
Katarina Felsted and Jennifer Clifton:
Display case: Don’t forget to check out the ‘rotating’ display cabinet on the 2nd floor inside the East entrance that highlights some of our programs and initiatives. Through the end of February, the Wellness Committee has updated the cabinet. In March and April, the our colleagues in the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program will take over.