FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP

Publications

Puneet Kaur (Doctor of Pharmacy Honors class of 2022, Z. Wang lab), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Associate Jin Gao (Z. Wang lab) and Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor Zhenjia Wang published, “Liposomal formulations enhance the anti-inflammatory effect of eicosapentaenoic acid in HL60 cells,” in Pharmaceutics in February 2022.

Pharmacotherapy Assistant Professor Jennifer Miller, Pharmacotherapy Assistant Professor Nicole Rodin, Pharmacotherapy Associate Professor and Director for the Center for Pharmacy Practice Research Kimberly McKeirnan published, “Training student pharmacists to administer pediatric immunizations,” in Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning in March 2022.

Kimberly McKeirnan and one other published, “The physician perspective on pharmacist-physician collaboration and trust,” in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association in February 2022.

United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries (USTUR) Director and Professor Sergei Tolmachev and two co-authors published, “Potential improvements in brain dose estimates for internal emitters,” in The Million Person Study of Low-Dose Radiation Health Effects special issue of International Journal of Radiation Biology: International Journal of Radiation Biology.

Sergei Tolmachev, USTUR Assistant Professor Maia Avtandilashvili, and nine co-authors published, “Radium dial workers: back to the future,” in The Million Person Study of Low-Dose Radiation Health Effects special issue of International Journal of Radiation Biology: International Journal of Radiation Biology.

Sergei Tolmachev and co-authors published, “A million persons, a million dreams: a vision for a national center of radiation epidemiology and biology,” in The Million Person Study of Low-Dose Radiation Health Effects special issue of International Journal of Radiation Biology: International Journal of Radiation Biology.

USTUR Adjunct Faculty Daniel Strom and USTUR Assistant Professor George Tabatadze published a forum article, “Why ‘measurand’ is the first scientific word we should teach health,” in Health Physics in May 2022.

Josh Neumiller published the book chapter, “Type 2 diabetes management: selecting glycemic targets and choosing the right therapy,” in Diabetes Secrets (pp. 87-92).

Pharmacotherapy Assistant Professor Cheyenne Frazier and two co-authors published, “’Affirming’ journey: narrative review and practice considerations on gender affirming care,” in the Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy in March 2022.

Presentations

Pharmacotherapy Vice Chair & Allen I. White Distinguished Professor Joshua Neumiller and one other presented, “Understanding the role of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and the impact on patient care in chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes,” at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2022 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Antonio, Texas on March 20, 2022.

Service

Sergei Tolmachev served as vice chair of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) committee responsible for the publication of the book, “NCRP Commentary 31: Development of kinetic and anatomical models for brain dosimetry for internally deposited radionuclides.”

Maia Avtandilashvili served as a member of the NCRP committee responsible for the publication of the book, “NCRP Commentary 31: Development of kinetic and anatomical models for brain dosimetry for internally deposited radionuclides.”

Maia Avtandilashvili was requested to be on the Science Advisory Board (SAB) expert panel to peer review the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) draft Cancer Risk Coefficients for Environmental Exposure to Radionuclides (Federal Guidance Report No. 16).

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT          

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine students

The following students successfully passed their final defense:

  • Ruby Siegel, November 10, 2021
  • Lindsay Achzet, November 17, 2021
  • Dana Walters, January 25, 2022
  • Trevor Kirby, January 26, 2022
  • Chris Szlenk, March 8, 2022
  • Shamema Nasrin, March 28, 2022

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students

Puneet Kaur (Honors class of 2022, Z. Wang lab) with faculty co-authors Jin Gao and Zhenjia Wang published, “Liposomal formulations enhance the anti-inflammatory effect of eicosapentaenoic acid in HL60 cells,” in Pharmaceutics in February 2022.

Kellyan Nguyen (class of 2022) was chosen for the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award in Altruism and Community Service.

Kennedy Erickson (class of 2023) was sworn in as the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) national president during the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas in March.