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Achievements

University staff and faculty are accomplishing great things every day. See
who’s making news with awards, publications, and more.

Offices and Awards

Linda Ng Boyle, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering in the College of Engineering, received a Faculty Early Career Development Award for 2006-2007 from the National Science Foundation.

Jay Currie, clinical professor in the College of Pharmacy, was named a fellow by the American Pharmaceutical Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management.

Noel Estrada-Hernandez, assistant professor of counseling, rehabilitation, and student development in the College of Education, received a 2007 American Rehabilitation Counseling Association Research Award.

Nagi Gebraeel, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering in the College of Engineering, received a Faculty Early Career Development Award for 2006-2007 from the National Science Foundation.

Janet Guthmiller, director of the dental student research program in the College of Dentistry, received the Student Research Group Mentor Award from the American Association for Dental Research.

Jodi Saunders, associate professor of counseling, rehabilitation, and student development in the College of Education, received a 2007 American Rehabilitation Counseling Association Research Award.

Alec Scranton, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and associate dean for academic programs in the College of Engineering, received the 2007 Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Science and Engineering from the American Chemical Society.

Edward Wasserman, professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is coeditor of Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence [Oxford University Press], which received an honorable mention in competition for the R.R. Hawkins Award for the Outstanding Professional, Reference, or Scholarly Work of 2006 from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

Rick Williamson, assistant professor of family dentistry in the College of Dentistry, has become a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.

Publications and Creations

College of Dentistry

Bishara SE, orthodontics; Larsson E: an article, “Finger habits: their effects and their treatments, part 1,” The Dental Assistant 76(1), January–February 2007.

Southard TE, orthodontics; Marshall SD; Grosland NM: an article, “Friction does not increase anchorage loading,” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 131(3), March 2007.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

For a list of recently published books and compact discs, go to www.clas.uiowa.edu/books.

College of Pharmacy

Butelman ER; Mandau M; Tidgewell K; Prisinzano TE; Yuferov Y; Kreek MJ: an article, “Effects of salvinorin A, a k-opioid hallucinogen, on a neuroendocrine biomarker assay in non-human primates with high k-receptor homology to humans,” Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 320, 2007.

Florang VF; Rees JR; Brogden NK; Anderson DG; Hurley TD; Doorn JA: an article, “Inhibition of the oxidative metabolism of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde, a reactive intermediate of dopamine metabolism, by 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal,” Neurotoxicology 28, 2007.

Kitzman D; Wei SY; Fleckenstein L: an article, “Liquid chromatographic assay of ivermectin in human plasma for application to clinical pharmacokinetic studies,” Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 40, 2006.

College of Public Health

Luthe G, occupational and environmental health; Swenson DC, chemistry; Robertson LW, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Influence of fluoro-substitution on the planarity of 4-chlorobiphenyl (PCB 3),” Acta Crystallographica B63, 2007.

Myers KP, epidemiology; Olsen CW; Gray GC, epidemiology: an article, “Cases of swine influenza in humans: a review of the literature,” Clinical Infectious Diseases 44, April 2007.

O'Shaughnessy PT, occupational and environmental health; Lo J; Golla V; Nakatsu J; Tillery MI; Reynolds S: an article, “Correction of sampler-to-sampler comparisons based on aerosol size distribution,” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 4(4), April 2007.

Peterson NA, Lowe JB, community and behavioral health; Hughey J; Reid RJ; Zimmerman MA; Speer PW: an article, “Measuring the intrapersonal component of psychological empowerment: confirmatory factor analysis of the sociopolitical control scale,” American Journal of Community Psychology 38(3-4), December 2006.

Rao SS, internal medicine; Mudipalli RS; Remes-Troche JM; Utech CL; Zimmerman B, biostatistics: an article, “Theophylline improves esophageal chest pain-A randomized, placebo-controlled study,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, Feb. 21, 2007.

Smith EM, Wang D, epidemiology; Kim Y; Rubenstein LM, epidemiology; Lee JH, head and neck general research; Haugen TH, Turek LP, pathology: an article, “Expression, human papillomavirus, and survival in head and neck cancer,” Oral Oncology, March 12, 2007.

Uc EY, Rizzo M, Anderson SW, neurology; Shi Q, Dawson JD, biostatistics: an article, “Unsafe rear-end collision avoidance in Alzheimer's disease,” Journal of the Neurological Sciences 251(1-2), Dec. 21, 2006.

Vyas SM; Kania-Korwel I; Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Differences in the isomer composition of perfluoroctanesulfonyl (PFOS) derivatives,” Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substance and Environmental Engineering 42(3), Feb. 15, 2007.

Ward MM, Jaana M, Bahensky JA, Vartak S, Wakefield DS, health management and policy: an article, “Clinical information system availability and use in urban and rural hospitals,” Journal of Medical Systems 30(6), December 2006.

Xie W, occupational and environmental health; Kania-Korwel I; Bummer PM; Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Effect of potassium perfluorooctanesulfonate, perfluorooctanoate and octanesulfonate on the phase transition of dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC) bilayers,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Feb. 9, 2007.




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