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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

Roberto Ampuero, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was appointed to the board of directors of Chile's National Council for the Culture and the Arts.

Ronald Ettinger, professor of prosthodontics in the College of Dentistry, received the Presidential Citation from the Special Care Dentistry Association.

Vicki Grassian, professor of chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering in the College of Engineering, was honored with the 2009 Best Paper Award from the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society.

Nancy Hall, environmental microbiology supervisor at University Hygienic Laboratory, received the Iowa Public Health Association 2010 Harry Grant Award for her work in environmental health.

Donald Heistad, professor of cardiology in the Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded the Irvine Page Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Society of Hypertension.

Michaela Hoenicke-Moore, assistant professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, won the 2010 Myrna Bernath Prize awarded biannually by the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations for her book Know Your Enemy: The American Debate on Nazism, 1933–1945.

Raymond Hohl, professor of internal medicine and pharmacology in the Carver College of Medicine, was appointed president of the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Alexander Horswill, assistant professor of microbiology in the Carver College of Medicine, received a 2010 American Society for Microbiology Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award for his research, publications, and potential.

Maria Kraimer, associate professor of management and organizations in the Tippie College of Business, has been named the winner of the Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award from the Academy of Management’s Organizational Behavior Division for 2010.

Teresa Mangum, associate professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the 2010 Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association Biennial Award for Contributions to the Study of British Women Writers.

Kim Marra, professor of American studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was selected as a fellow of the College of American Theatre.

Patrick O’Shaughnessy, associate professor of occupational and environmental health in the College of Public Health, was honored with the 2009 Best Paper Award from the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society.

Ernest Pascarella, Mary Louise Petersen Chair in Higher Education in the College of Education, is recognized in the May 2010 issue of Research in Higher Education in an article on citation patterns in the top or “core” higher education journals from 2001 to 2006.

David Perlmutter, director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was elected to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Research Committee.

Thomas Peters, assistant professor of occupational and environmental health in the College of Public Health, was honored with the 2009 Best Paper Award from the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society.

Marilynne Robinson, Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Jerald Schnoor, Allen S. Henry Chair Professor of Engineering in the College of Engineering, was named the 2010 recipient of the Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize from the National Water Research Institute.

Garrett Stewart, James O. Freedman Professor of Letters in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Lectures and Presentations

Ryan Carnahan, assistant professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, presented “Medications and Difficult Behaviors in Long-term Care” at the annual symposium of the Iowa Chapter of the American Medical Directors Association on April 16, 2010.

Chris Coffey, professor of biostatistics in the College of Public Health, and James Torner, professor and head of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, presented a short course, “Clinical Research Methods,” offered in conjunction with the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting on April 11, 2010, in Toronto.

Bill Field, professor of occupational and environmental health and epidemiology in the College of Public Health, delivered the lecture “Radon—A Medical Perspective” as the featured speaker at the EPA Region 8 Indoor Air Meeting on April 8, 2010.

Jane Pendergast, professor of biostatistics in the College of Public Health, served as an Invited Panelist of Mentors for the Junior Researchers’ Workshop at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society 2010 annual meeting in March 2010 in New Orleans.

Michael Pentella, associate director of the Disease Control Division at University Hygienic Laboratory, participated in a biosecurity briefing and panel discussion on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 16. 

Publications and Creations

Tippie College of Business

Bartunek JM; Rynes S, management and organizations: an article, “The construction and contributions of implications for practice: What’s in them and what might they offer?” Academy of Management Learning & Education/Academy of Management 9(1), 2010.

Berg J, accounting; Dickhaut J; Rietz TA, finance: an article, “Preference reversals: The impact of truth-revealing monetary incentives,” Games and Economic Behavior 68(2), 2010.

Burer SA, management sciences; Letchford AN: an article, “On non-convex quadratic programming with box constraints,” SIAM Journal on Optimization 20(2), January 2010.

Christensen-Szalanski J, Moeller LD, management and organizations: two books, An Interest-Based Approach to Management and Leadership (multimedia edition), Kendall/Hunt Publishing and Conflict Press Ltd., 2010; and How to Identify Interests and Resolve Conflict, (2nd multimedia edition), Kendall/Hunt Publishing and Conflict Press Ltd., 2010.

Govindan S, economics: an article, “A decomposition algorithm for games,” Economic Theory 42, 2010.

Jung S-U; Gruca TS, Rego LL, marketing: an article, “Excess loyalty in CPG markets: A comprehensive examination,” Journal of Empirical Generalisations in Marketing Science 13(1), 2010.

Konrad KA; Kovenock D, economics: an article, “Multi-stage contests with stochastic ability,” Economic Inquiry 48(1), 2010.

Ledolter J, management sciences: an article, “On the detection of contemporaneous relationships among multiple time series,” Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation 39, 2010.

Leverty JT, finance: an article, “Political cost incentives for managing the property-liability insurer loss reserve accrual,” Journal of Accounting Research 48(1), 2010.

Lie E, Billett MT, finance; Ziang Z: an article, “The effect of change-in-control covenants on takeovers: Evidence from leveraged buyouts,” Journal of Corporate Finance 16, January 2010.

Nam I; Gruca TL, management sciences; Tracy R: an article, “The effects of competition on referral alliances of professional service firms,” Organization Science 21(1), 2010.

Pagon M, management and organizations; Bizjak U: an article, “Information-communication technology (ICT) in our lives: The interplay of ICT and romantic relationships,” Organizacija, 42(4), 2010.

Pagon M, management and organizations; Gregorc C: an article, “Perception and management of conflicts in health care,” Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Organizational Science Development, 2010.

Stewart G, management and organizations: an article, “Shared influence at W.L. Gore & Associates,” Organizational Dynamics 38, 2010.

 

College of Dentistry

Bergeron C, operative dentistry: an article, “Aesthetic restoration of maxillary central incisors,” Dentistry Today 29(3), March 2010.

Low LE; Moore TE; Austin KR; Burton RG, hospital dentistry; Marshall SD, Southard KA, Southard TE, orthodontics: an article, “Mandibular ‘tripod’ advancement of a Class II Division 2 deep-bite malocclusion,” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 137(2), February 2010.

Min-Chieh Liu; Aquilino SA, Lund PS, prosthodontics; Vargas MA, Diaz-Arnold AM, family dentistry; Gratton DG, prosthodontics; Qian F, preventive and community dentistry: an article, “Human perception of dental porcelain translucency correlated to spectrophotometric measurements,” Journal of Prosthodontics 19, 2010.

Vargas MA, family dentistry: an article, “Conservative application of resin composites to solve and esthetic problem,” Canadian Journal of Restorative Dentistry 3, Winter 2010.

Weber-Gasparoni K, Kanellis MJ, pediatric dentistry; Qian F, preventive and community dentistry: an article, “Iowa’s public health–based infant oral health program: A decade of experience,” Journal of Dental Education 74(4), April 2010.
 

 

College of Engineering

Davis PH, neurology; Dawson JD, biostatistics; Blecha MB, pediatrics/cardiology; Mastbergen RK, biostatistics; Sonka M, electrical/computer engineering: an article, “Measurement of aortic intimal-medial thickness in adolescents and young adults,” Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 36(4), April 2010.

Hirose A; Lonngren KE, electrical/computer engineering: a book, Fundamentals of Wave Phenomena, Second Edition, SciTech Publishing, 2010.

Persoon C, civil/environmental engineering; Peters TM, occupational and environmental health; Kumar N; Hornbuckle KC, civil/environmental engineering: an article, “Spatial distribution of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls in Cleveland, Ohio, and Chicago, Illinois (dagger),” Environmental Science Technology 44(8), April 2010.

Zhai G, IIHR—hydroscience and engineering; Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health; Schnoor JL, civil/environmental engineering: an article, “Hydroxylated metabolites of 4-Monochlorobiphenyl and its metabolic pathway in whole poplar plants,” Environmental Science & Technology, April 19, 2010.

 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Barquist K; Larsen SC, chemistry: an article, “Chromate adsorption on bifunctional, magnetic zeolite composites,” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 130(1–3), 2010.

Ditzler LR; Karunatilaka C; Donuru VR; Liu HYY; Tivanski AV, chemistry: an article, “Electromechanical properties of self-assembled monolayers of tetrathiafulvalene derivatives studied by conducting probe atomic force microscopy,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114(10), March 18, 2010.

Park H; Grassian VH, chemistry: an article, “Commercially manufactured engineered nanomaterials for environmental and health studies: Important insights provided by independent characterization,” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(3), March 10, 2010.

Ryu K; Haes AJ, chemistry; Park HY; et al.: an article, “Use of peptide for selective and sensitive detection of an anthrax biomarker via peptide recognition and surface-enhanced Raman scattering,” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 41(2), February 2010.

Singer JB, journalism and mass communication: an article, "Journalism ethics amid structural change," Dædalus 139(2), Spring 2010.

Ulrich NC; Kodet JG; Mente NR; Kuder CH; Beutler JA; Hohl RJ; Wiemer DF, chemistry: an article, “Structural analogues of schweinfurthin F: Probing the steric, electronic, and hydrophobic properties of the D-ring substructure,” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 18(4), Feb. 15, 2010.


College of Public Health

Bernstein JL; Haile RW; Stovall M; Boice JD Jr; Shore RE; Langholz B; Thomas DC; Bernstein L; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Olsen JH; Malone KE; Mellemkjaer L; Borresen-Dale AL; Rosenstein BS; Teraoka SN; Diep AT; Smith SA; Capanu M; Reiner AS; Liang X; Gatti RA; Concannon P; and the WECARE Study Collaborative Group: an article, “Radiation exposure, the ATM gene, and contralateral breast cancer in the Women's Environmental Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Study,” Journal of National Cancer Institute, March 19, 2010.

Calarge CA, psychology; Zimmerman B, Xie D, biostatistics; Kuperman S, psychology; Schlechte JA, clinical research center: an article, “A cross-sectional evaluation of the effect of risperidone and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on bone mineral density in boys,” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 71(3), March 2010.

Dastrup E; biostatistics; Lees MN; Bechara A, neurology; Dawson JD, biostatistics; Rizzo M, neurology: an article, “Risky car following in abstinent users of MDMA,” Accident Analysis and Prevention 42(3), May 2010.

Davis PH, neurology; Dawson JD, biostatistics; Blecha MB, pediatrics/cardiology; Mastbergen RK, biostatistics; Sonka M, electrical/computer engineering: an article, “Measurement of aortic intimal-medial thickness in adolescents and young adults,” Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 36(4), April 2010.

Dawson JD, Cavanaugh JE, Zamba KD, biostatistics; Rizzo M, neurology: an article, “Modeling lateral control in driving studies,” Accident Analysis and Prevention 42(3), May 2010.

Donham KJ, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Planting the seed: The 2009 Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Forum (MRASH),” Journal of Agromedicine 15(2), April 2010.

Elkind MSV; Luna JM; Coffey CS, biostatistics; McClure LA; Liu KM; Spitalnik S; Pail MC; Roldan A; White C; Hart R; Benavente O: an article, “The Levels of Inflammatory Markers in the Treatment of Stroke (LIMITS) Study: Inflammatory biomarkers as risk predictors after lacunar stroke,” International Journal of Stroke 5, 2010.

Ephgrave K, general surgery; Margo KL; White C; Hammoud M; Brodkey A; Painter T; Juel VC; Shaw D; Ferguson K, community and behavioral health: an article, “Core clerkship directors: their current resources and the rewards of the role,” Academic Medicine 85(4), April 2010.

Fingert JH, Alward WL, ophthalmology and visual sciences; Wang K, biostatistics; Yorio T; Clark AF: an article, “Assessment of SNPs associated with the human glucocorticoid receptor in primary open-angle glaucoma and steroid responders,” Molecular Vision 3, April 2010.

Hagen SS; Ferguson KJ, community and behavioral health and internal medicine; Sharp WJ; Adam LA: an article, “Residents' attitudes about the introduction of a surgical skills simulation laboratory,” Simulation in Healthcare 5(1), February 2010.

Harper AL, occupational and environmental health; Ferguson DD, epidemiology; Leedom Larson KR, Hanson BM, occupational and environmental health; Male MJ, epidemiology; Donham KJ, occupational and environmental health; Smith TC, epidemiology: an article, “An overview of livestock-associated MRSA in agriculture,” Journal of Agromedicine 15(2), 2010.

Kania-Korwel I; El-Komy MH, pharmacy; Veng-Pedersen P, pharmaceutics; Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health: an article, “Clearance of polychlorinated biphenyl atropisomers is enantioselective in female C57Bl/6 mice (dagger),” Environmental Science Technology 44(8), April 2010.

Kuntz JL, epidemiology; Yang M, biostatistics; Cavanaugh J, biostatistics; Saftlas AF, epidemiology; Polgreen PM, infectious diseases: an article, “Trends in Clostridium difficile infection among peripartum women,” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 31(5), May 2010.

Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health; Harrad SJ; Kania-Korwel I; Lee CM; Lu Z; Wong CS: an article, “Chiral polychlorinated biphenyl transport, metabolism, and distribution: A review (dagger),” Environmental Science Technology 44(8), April 15, 2010.

Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health; Telu S; Vyas SM, occupational and environmental health; Shaikh NS; Rankin SE; Knutson BL; Parkin S: an article, “Synthesis and solid state structure of fluorous probe molecules for fluorous separation applications,” Tetrahedron 66(14), April 2010.

Levey S, health management and policy: an article; “Half-century on...Educators must train better health care managers,” Modern Healthcare 40(11), March 2010.

Malone KE; Begg CB; Haile RW; Borg A; Concannon P; Tellhed L; Xue S; Teraoka S; Bernstein L; Capanu M; Reiner AS; Riedel ER; Thomas DC; Mellemkjær L; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Boice JD Jr; Anton-Culver H; Bernstein JL: an article, “Population-based study of the risk of second primary contralateral breast cancer associated with carrying a mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, April 5, 2010.

Manzel LJ, pulmonary; Shi L, O'Shaughnessy PT, Thorne PS, occupational and environmental health; Look DC, internal medicine: an article, “Cigarette smoke inhibition of the NF-{kappa}B-Dependent Response to bacteria in the airway,” American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, March 26, 2010.

Persoon C, civil/environmental engineering; Peters TM, occupational and environmental health; Kumar N; Hornbuckle KC, civil/environmental engineering: an article, “Spatial distribution of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls in Cleveland, Ohio, and Chicago, Illinois (dagger),” Environmental Science Technology 44(8), April 2010.

Robinson JG, Wallace R, epidemiology: Safford MM; Pettinger M; Cochrane B; Ko MG; O'Sullivan MJ; Masaki K; Petrovich H: an article, “Another treatment gap: Restarting secondary prevention medications: The Women's Health Initiative,” Journal of Clinical Lipidology 4(1), 2010.

Segal NA, orthopaedic surgery; Glass NA, orthopaedics; Felson DT; Hurley M; Yang M, biostatistics; Nevitt M; Lewis CE; Torner JC, epidemiology: an article, “The effect of quadriceps strength and proprioception on risk for knee osteoarthritis,” Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, March 25, 2010.

Shyy W; Wang K, biostatistics; Sheffield VC, pediatrics-genetics; Morcuende JA, orthopaedic surgery: an article, “Evaluation of embryonic and perinatal myosin gene mutations and the etiology of congenital idiopathic clubfoot,” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 30(3), April–May 2010.

Smith EM, Rubenstein LM, epidemiology; Haugen TH, pathology; Hamsikova E; Turek LP, pathology: an article, “Tobacco and alcohol use increases the risk of both HPV-associated and HPV-independent head and neck cancers,” Cancer Causes and Control, April 17, 2010.

Smith TC, epidemiology: an article, “Denialism: How irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, harms the planet, and threatens our lives,” Emerging Infectious Diseases 16(4), 2010.

Wehby GL, health management and policy; Murray JC, neonatology: an article, “Folic acid and orofacial clefts: a review of the evidence,” Oral Diseases 16(1), 2010.

White DK; Keysor JJ; Lavalley MP; Lewis CE; Torner JC, epidemiology; Nevitt MC; Felson DT: an article, “Clinically important improvement in function is common in people with or at high risk of knee OA: The MOST Study,” Journal of Rheumatology, April 15, 2010.

Zhai G, IIHR—hydroscience and engineering; Lehmler HJ, occupational and environmental health; Schnoor JL, civil/environmental engineering: an article, “Hydroxylated metabolites of 4-Monochlorobiphenyl and its metabolic pathway in whole poplar plants,” Environmental Science & Technology, April 19, 2010.

 

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