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  • News Awards and Presentations

    Awards:

    T. Alexander. Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists Distinguished Service Award, 2008. 

    Presentations:

    T. Alexander, O. Oshilaja, and L. Define. "The Incidence of Celiac Antibodies in Patients with Low Hemoglobin Levels." 4th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity. Poster Presentation, 2009.

    T. Alexander. "Clinical Utility and Discrepant Result Resolution of ANA and Related Auto-Antibody Assays." 4th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity. Platform Presentation, 2009.

    J. Gunstad, M.B. Spitznagel, A. Benitez, V. Potter, J. Updegraff, T. Alexander, and E. Glickman. "Serum Ghrelin is Inversely Associated with Cognitive Function in a Sample of Non-Demented Elderly." 13th Annual Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Research and Scholarly Activities Day. Akron, OH: Poster Presentation, 2009.

    M.B. Spitznagel, J. Gunstad, A. Benitez, E. Glickman, T. Alexander, and J. Juvancic-Heltzel. "Serum Amyloid Beta is Associated with Reduced Cognitive Function in Healthy Older Adults." 13th Annual Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Research and Scholarly Activities Day. Akron, OH: Poster Presentation, 2009. 

    L.S. Kakos, J. Gunstad, E. Glickman, T. Alexander, M.B. Spitznagel, J. Juvancic-Heltzel, K. Stanek, and A. Szabo. “Ghrelin is Associated with Cognitive Function, Fitness, and Appetite in Healthy Older Adults.” International Neuropsychological Society Conference. 2009.

    W. Lewandowski, A. Jacobson, P. Palmieri, T. Alexander, and R. Zeller. “Biological Mechanisms Related to the Effectiveness of Guided Imagery for Chronic Pain.” Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN: 2009.

    O. Oshilaja, S. Thompson, and E. Espinal. “A Case Report: Metastatic Osteosarcoma Presenting 28 Years Later.” Meeting of the College of American Pathologists. Poster Presentation, 2009.

    M. Nelson and A. Deeken. “Utilization of Telepathology Technology in CT Guided Biopsy Specimen Evaluation.” Meeting of the College of American Pathologists. Poster Presentation, 2009.

    T. Alexander, O. Oshilaja, and L. Define. “The Incidence of Celiac Antibodies in Patients with Low Hemoglobin Levels.” 6th International Congress of Autoimmunity. Porto, Portugal: Platform Presentation, 2008.

    S.A. Valente, W.F. Fallon, T.S. Alexander, E.R. Tomas, M.M. Evancho-Chapman, S.P. Schmidt, R. Gorski, O. Pizov, L. Define, and A.J. Clark. “Immunologic Function in the Elderly After Injury – the Neutrophil and Innate Immunity.” Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Hawaii: Poster Presentation and Paper Submission, 2008.

    T. Alexander. “HIV in Lesotho: ASCP's Efforts to Improve the Quality of Laboratory Testing in PEPFAR Countries.” Annual Meeting of the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists. Seattle, WA: Platform Presentation, 2008.

    O. Oshilaja, T. Alexander, and L. Define. “The Incidence of Celiac Antibodies in Patients with Low Hemoglobin Levels,” Annual Meeting of the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists. Seattle, WA: Poster Presentation, 2008.

    S.J. Woods, R.J. Hall, T. Alexander, and G.G. Page. “Post-Traumatic Stress Symptomatology, Physical Health Symptoms and Discomfort, and Immune Function in Intimately Abused Women.” The Impact of Lifetime Trauma on Women’s Overall Mental and Physical Health: First Glimpse into a Longitudinal Study symposium at the 15th International Nursing Conference of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women. London, Ontario: Paper Presentation, 2007.

    S.J. Woods, R.J. Hall, D.M. Angott, T. Alexander, L. DeFine, and G.G. Page. “Physical Health Symptoms, Discomfort, and Immune Function in Battered Women.” 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Baltimore, MD: 2007.

    L.P. DiPersio and J. R. DiPersio. "Prevalence of the erm(T) Gene in Erythromycin/Clindamycin Resistant Clinical Isolates of Group D Streptococcus." Annual Meeting of the ASM. Abstract, 2007.

    C. Knapp, N. Holliday, J. Beach, L. Define, and J. DiPersio. "A Multi-Site Study of a Broth Cefoxitin Screen Test Using TREK Sensititre 18-24 Hour Dried Susceptibility Plates for Predicting the Presence of mecA-Mediated Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus." Annual Meeting of the ASM. Abstract, 2008.

    J. DiPersio, L. DiPersio, and J. Beach. "Recovery of Staphylococcus aureus from BACTEC PLUS and VersaTrek REDOX 1 Blood Culture Media with Increasing Concentrations of Vancomycin, Daptomycin, or Linezolid." Annual Meeting of the ICAAC. Abstract, 2008.

    S. Killian, C. Knapp, J. Beach, L. DeFine, and J. DiPersio. "A Multisite Study of an 18-24 Hour Susceptibility System to the CLSI Microdilution Method for Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Organisms vs. Doxycycline." Annual Meeting of the ICAAC. Abstract, 2008.

    N. Holiday, C. Bastulli, J. Beach, L. DeFine, and J. DiPersio. "A Multisite Study of an 18-24 Hour Susceptibility System to the CLSI Microdilution Method for Acinetobacter spp., Pseudomonas spp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa vs. Colistin(COL) and Polymyxin B(POL)." Annual Meeting of the ICAAC. Abstract, 2008.

    L. DiPersio, J. DiPersio, J. Beach, and A. Loudon. "Erm(T)-Mediated Erythromycin/Clindamycin Resistance in Group A Streptococcus." Annual Meeting of the ASM. Abstract, 2009.

    M. Castanheira, J. DiPersio, et al. "First Description of KPC-2 in Raoultella planticola: Report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program." 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). 2009.

    H. Kellermeier, G. Wang, and C. Wiley. “Iron Localization in Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System.” Neuropathology 10 (2008): 1440- 1448.

    F. Mencl, J. Weigand, E. Broderick, M. Clapper, M. Chapman, and M. Cheung. “Effect of Endotracheal Drug Administration on Porcine Lung.” Meeting of the NATL Association of EMS Physicians. 2009.

    A. Young. “Flat Epithelial Atypia: Characteristics, Associations, and Clinical Implications.” Meeting of the Ohio Society of Pathologists. Platform Presentation, 2008. Second Place Award.

     

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