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Achievements

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

Offices and Awards

Kelley Donham, director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health and professor of occupational and environmental health in the College of Public Health, has been named the Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” for 2009.

Sabine Golz, associate professor of cinema and comparative literature in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received an Award of Merit in the feature documentary category from the Accolade Competition.

Oleg Timofeyev, adjunt assistant professor in the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, received an Award of Merit in the feature documentary category from the Accolade Competition.

Publications and Creations

College of Dentistry

Brettin BT; Grosland NM, biomedical engineering; Qian F, preventive and community dentistry; Southard KA, orthodontics; Stunt TD; Morgan TA, hospital dentistry; Marshall SD, Southard TE, orthodontics: an article, “Bicortical vs monocortical orthodontic skeletal anchorage,” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 134(5), November 2008.

Chi D, pediatric dentistry; Milgrom P: an article, “The oral health of homeless adolescents and young adults and determinants of oral health: preliminary findings,” Special Care in Dentistry 28(6), November–December 2008.

Dietrich DE; Xiao X; Dawson DV, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Bélanger M; Xie H; Progulske-Fox A; Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Human and b-defensins bind to immobilized adhesins from Porphyromonas Gingivalis,” Infection and Immunity 76(12), 2008.

Franzman MR, periodontics; Burnell KK, nursing; Dehkordi-Vakil FH; Guthmiller JM; Dawson DV, Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Targeted antimicrobial activity of a specific IgG-SMAP28 conjugate against Porphyromonas gingivalis in a mixed culture,” International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 33(1), 2009.

Pingel LC; Kohlgraf KG, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Hansen CJ; Eastman CG; Dietrich DE, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Burnell KK, nursing; Srikantha RN, dermatology; Xiao X; Bélanger M; Progulske-Fox A; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Guthmiller JM; Johnson GK, periodontics; Joly S, infectious diseases; Kurago ZB; Dawson DV, Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Human beta-defensin 3 binds to hemagglutinin B (rHagB), a non-fimbrial adhesin from Porphyromonas gingivalis, and attenuates a proinflammatory cytokine response,” Immunology and Cell Biology 86, 2008.

Sinn PL, allergy/pulmonary medicine; Arias AC; Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research; McCray PB, pediatrics: an article, “Successful readministration of lentiviral vector to nasal epithelia without blocking immune responses,” Journal of Virology 82, 2008.

Warren JJ, Levy SM, Broffitt B, preventive and community dentistry; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Kanellis MJ, dental administration; Weber-Gasparoni K, pediatric dentistry: an article, “Considerations on optimal fluoride intake using dental fluorosis and dental caries outcomes: A longitudinal study,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Nov. 21, 2008.

Williamson AE, endodontics; Cardon JW; Drake DR, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Antimicrobial susceptibility of monoculture biofilms of a clinical isolate of Enterococcus faecalis,” Journal of Endodontics 35(1), January 2009.

Williamson AE, endodontics; Sandor AJ; Justman BC, endodontics: an article, “A comparison of three nickel titanium rotary systems, EndoSequence, Pro-Taper Universal, and Profile GT, for canal-cleaning ability,” Journal of Endodontics 35(1), January 2009.

Wong-Gibbons DL; Kancheria V; Romitti PA; Tyler MC; Damiano PC, preventive and community dentistry; Druschel CM; Robbins JM; Kizelnik-Freilich S; Burnett W: an article, “Maternal reports of satisfaction with care and outcomes for children with craniosynostosis,” Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 20(1), January 2009.

 

College of Engineering

Brettin BT; Grosland NM, biomedical engineering; Qian F, preventive and community dentistry; Southard KA, orthodontics; Stunt TD; Morgan TA, hospital dentistry; Marshall SD, Southard TE, orthodontics: an article, “Bicortical vs monocortical orthodontic skeletal anchorage,” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 134(5), November 2008.

 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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

Golz SI, cinema and comparative literature: an article, “Aura di San Pellegrino: Anmerkungen zu Benjamin-Archiv Ms. 931,” Benjamin Studien, 2008.

 

Carver College of Medicine

Pingel LC; Kohlgraf KG, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Hansen CJ; Eastman CG; Dietrich DE, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Burnell KK, nursing; Srikantha RN, dermatology; Xiao X; Bélanger M; Progulske-Fox A; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Guthmiller JM; Johnson GK, periodontics; Joly S, infectious diseases; Kurago ZB; Dawson DV, Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Human beta-defensin 3 binds to hemagglutinin B (rHagB), a non-fimbrial adhesin from Porphyromonas gingivalis, and attenuates a proinflammatory cytokine response,” Immunology and Cell Biology 86, 2008.

Sinn PL, allergy/pulmonary medicine; Arias AC; Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research; McCray PB, pediatrics: an article, “Successful readministration of lentiviral vector to nasal epithelia without blocking immune responses,” Journal of Virology 82, 2008.

College of Nursing

Culp K, nursing; Brooks M; Rupe K, nursing; Zwerling C, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Traumatic injury rates in meatpacking plant workers,” Journal of Agromedicine 13(1), 2008.

Pingel LC; Kohlgraf KG, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Hansen CJ; Eastman CG; Dietrich DE, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Burnell KK, nursing; Srikantha RN, dermatology; Xiao X; Bélanger M; Progulske-Fox A; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Guthmiller JM; Johnson GK, periodontics; Joly S, infectious diseases; Kurago ZB; Dawson DV, Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Human beta-defensin 3 binds to hemagglutinin B (rHagB), a non-fimbrial adhesin from Porphyromonas gingivalis, and attenuates a proinflammatory cytokine response,” Immunology and Cell Biology 86, 2008.

Titler MG, nursing; Herr K, nursing administration; Brooks JM, clinical hospital pharmacy; Xie XJ; Ardery G, pharmacy; Schilling ML, internal medicine; Marsh JL, orthopaedic surgery; Everett LQ; Clarke WR, biostatistics: an article, “Translating research into practice intervention improves management of acute pain in older hip fracture patients,” Health Services Research 44(1), February 2009.


College of Pharmacy

Titler MG, nursing; Herr K, nursing administration; Brooks JM, clinical hospital pharmacy; Xie XJ; Ardery G, pharmacy; Schilling ML, internal medicine; Marsh JL, orthopaedic surgery; Everett LQ; Clarke WR, biostatistics: an article, “Translating research into practice intervention improves management of acute pain in older hip fracture patients,” Health Services Research 44(1), February 2009.

 

College of Public Health

Bennett DL, radiology; Dharia CV; Ferguson KJ, community and behavioral health; Okon AE: an article, “Patient-physician communication: Informed consent for imaging-guided spinal injections. Journal of the American College of Radiology 6(1), January 2009.

Brunner R; Dunbar-Jacob J; Leboff MS; Granek I; Bowen D; Snetselaar LG, epidemiology and community and behavioral health, et al: an article, “Predictors of adherence in the Women’s Health Initiative Calcium and Vitamin D Trial,” Journal of Behavioral Medicine 34(4), Winter 2009.

Caire-Juvera G; Ritenbaugh C; Chen Z; Snetselaar L, epidemiology and community and behavioral health: an article, “Vitamin A and retinol intake and the risk of fractures among participants of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) observational study,” American  Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Dec. 3, 2008.

Chaturvedi AK; Kleinerman RA; Hildesheim A; Gilbert ES; Storm H; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Hall P; Langmark F; Pukkala E; Kaijser M; Andersson M;  Fossa SD; Joensuu H; Travis LB; Engels EA: an article, “Second cancers after squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the cervix,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, Dec. 29, 2008.

Culp K, nursing; Brooks M; Rupe K, nursing; Zwerling C, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Traumatic injury rates in meatpacking plant workers,” Journal of Agromedicine 13(1), 2008.

Klösener J; Peters TM, Adamcakova-Dodd A, occupational and environmental health; Teesch LM, High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Facility; Thorne PS, Robertson LW, occupational and environmental health; Luthe G: an article, “Innovative application of fluoro tagging to trace airborne particulate and gas-phase polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures,” Chemical Research in Toxicology, Dec. 29, 2008.

Konety BR, urology; Raut H, hematology/oncology;  Smith BJ, biostatistics; Sharp VJ, Williams RD, urology: an article, “Effect of uniform consensus recommendations for PCa screening in older population: Differential effects and perceptions of health care providers and patients,” Urology, Dec. 30, 2008.

Pingel LC; Kohlgraf KG, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Hansen CJ; Eastman CG; Dietrich DE, Dows Institute for Dental Research; Burnell KK, nursing; Srikantha RN, dermatology; Xiao X; Bélanger M; Progulske-Fox A; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Guthmiller JM; Johnson GK, periodontics; Joly S, infectious diseases; Kurago ZB; Dawson DV, Brogden KA, Dows Institute for Dental Research: an article, “Human beta-defensin 3 binds to hemagglutinin B (rHagB), a non-fimbrial adhesin from Porphyromonas gingivalis, and attenuates a proinflammatory cytokine response,” Immunology and Cell Biology 86, 2008.

Robinson JG, epidemiology: an article, “Is a statin as part of a polypill the answer?” Current Atherosclerosis Reports 11(1), January 2009.

Robinson JG, epidemiology: an article, “Management of complex lipid abnormalities with a fixed dose combination of simvastatin and extended release niacin,” Journal of Vascular Health and Risk Management 5, 2009.

Sevick MA; Stone RA; Novak M; Piraino B; Snetselaar L, epidemiology and community and behavioral health; Marsh RM, et al: an article, “A PDA-based dietary self-monitoring intervention to reduce sodium intake in an in-center hemodialysis patient: A case study,” Patient Preference and Adherence Journal 2, 2008.

Smith TC, Male MJ, Harper AL, epidemiology; Kroeger JS, pathology; Tinkler GP; Moritz ED, Capuano AW, epidemiology; Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ, internal medicine: an article, “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain ST398 is present in midwestern U.S. swine and swine workers,” PLoS ONE 4(1), 2008.

Sprince NL, Zwerling C, occupational and environmental health; Whitten PS; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Burmeister LF, biostatistics; Gillette PP; Thu K; Alavanja MC: an article, “Farm activities associated with eye injuries in the Agricultural Health Study,” Journal of Agromedicine 13(1), 2008.

Titler MG, nursing; Herr K, nursing administration; Brooks JM, clinical hospital pharmacy; Xie XJ; Ardery G, pharmacy; Schilling ML, internal medicine; Marsh JL, orthopaedic surgery; Everett LQ; Clarke WR, biostatistics: an article, “Translating research into practice intervention improves management of acute pain in older hip fracture patients,” Health Services Research 44(1), February 2009.

Trostler N; Myers E; Snetselaar L, epidemiology and community and behavioral health: an article, “Determining resting metabolic rate: Evaluation of appendix material for ADA evidence based nutrition practice guidelines using the Dietetics Practice-Based Research Network,” Topics in Clinical Nutrition 23(4), 2008.

Wangpradit O, Mariappan SV, occupational and environmental health; Teesch LM, High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Facility; Duffel MW, medicinal natural products; Norstrom K; Robertson LW, occupational and environmenetal health; Luthe G: an article, “Oxidation of 4-chlorobiphenyl metabolites to electrophilic species by prostaglandin h synthase,” Chemical Research in Toxicology, Dec. 23, 2008.

Warren JJ, Levy SM, Broffitt B, preventive and community dentistry; Cavanaugh JE, biostatistics; Kanellis MJ, dental administration; Weber-Gasparoni K, pediatric dentistry: an article, “Considerations on optimal fluoride intake using dental fluorosis and dental caries outcomes: A longitudinal study,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Nov. 21, 2008.

Wehby GL, health management and policy; Murray JC, neonatology; Castilla EE; Lopez-Camelo JS; Ohsfeldt RL: an article, “Quantile effects of prenatal care utilization on birth weight in Argentina,” Health Economics, Jan. 13, 2009.

Zhao Y, Brooks JM, pharmacy; Flanigan MJ; Chrischilles EA, epidemiology; Pendergast JF, biostatistics; Hunsicker LG, internal medicine: an article, “Physician access and early nephrology care in elderly patients with end-stage renal disease,” Kidney International 74 (12), December 2008.


Longevity Awards

Staff Council’s service recognition program acknowledges all P&S and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Longevity Award winners receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.

Award winners for December are listed below.

25 Years

  • Cynthia Bohnenkamp, employee health clinic
  • Carol Casey, Facilities Management
  • Cathie Conzemius, central sterilizing
  • Nancy Davin, pediatrics
  • Woodrow Gray Jr., telecom and network services
  • Wendy Hamilton, pediatrics
  • Jerelyn Irvine, emergency medical services learning resource center
  • Pamela Kacena, library administration
  • Grace Katzenmeyer, library administration
  • Elizabeth Knight, telecom and network services
  • Mary Lamoreux-Hartzler, nursing
  • William Larew, material services
  • Judy Sebern-Beachy, epidemiology
  • Lynda Short, nursing
  • Connie Smothers, environmental and guest services
  • Rijn Templeton, library administration
  • Marcia Valbracht, Hygienic Laboratories
  • David Walker, neuroelectromyography lab
  • Douglas York, emergency medical services learning resource center

30 Years

  • Dave Ambrisco, human resources
  • Cyrill Green, ambulatory care clinics

35 Years

  • Theodore Wernimont, orthopaedic surgery

 

Award winners for January are listed below.

25 Years

  • Judy Carney, anesthesia
  • Ruth Elmore, nursing
  • Justin Fishbaugh, internal medicine
  • Jean Jennings, pathology
  • Darlene Koberg, pediatrics
  • Susan Kyllingstad, nursing administration
  • Carol Lammer, Office of the Provost
  • Kim Lilly, health care information systems
  • Amy O'Deen, hospital administration
  • Gayle Robertson, epidemiology
  • Douglas Schaffer, food and nutrition services
  • Charlotte Talman, research services administration-clincal trials office
  • Liz Yakish, respiratory care

30 Years

  • Kimberly Bender-Hora, administration support service
  • SandyKay Bryant, engineering services
  • Joel Carl, pathology
  • Randolph Freese, material services
  • Gary Hagen, material services
  • Jeffrey Harless, Dows Institute-Research
  • Karen Housel, accounts payable and travel
  • Donna Jones, anesthesia
  • Jane Kerr, psychiatry
  • Gregory Koehnke, nursing
  • Neil Lamansky, material services
  • Lavonne Nemmers, environmental and guest services
  • Kenneth Nickels, administration information systems
  • Susan Nickels, administration information systems
  • Elizabeth Schacht, psychiatry
  • Dicta Schoenfelder, residence hall assignments
  • Cindy Schooley, Department of Public Safety
  • Steven Swenson, residence hall routine maintence
  • Jean Westendorf, child health specialty clinics
  • Patricia Zander-Hubing, radiology

35 Years

  • Ernest Buck, nursing
  • Michael Dougherty, material services
  • Michael Fountain, physics and astronomy
  • Jane King, oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Brent Porter, environmental and guest services
  • Barbara Ryan, nursing services
  • Debera Stockman, Joint Office of Patient Financial Services
  • Sandra Von Sprecken, internal medicine
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