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Achievements: UI faculty, staff making news
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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
Leslie Baxter, professor of communication studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the Gerald R. Miller Book Award from the National Communication Association for her book Voicing Relationships. Baxter also received the Outstanding Book Award from the Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association.
Ruth Bentler, professor and department chair of communication sciences and disorders in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was awarded Honors of the Association at the annual Iowa Speech-Language Hearing Association convention.
Nathan Bogert, doctoral candidate in music performance and saxophone student of Kenneth Tse, won the first prize in the Music Teachers National Association's Young Artist Performance National Competition.
John D’Agata, associate professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was awarded a research fellowship with the Guggenheim Foundation.
Richard Fumerton, F. Wendell Miller professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was named a fellow in the CIC Academic Leadership Program.
Bob McMurray, associate professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the 2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Early Career Scientific Contribution to Psychology and the APA's 2012 Boyd McCandless Award.
Adriana Méndez-Rodenas, professor of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was awarded a fellowship with the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame for Spring 2012.
Corinne Peek-Asa, professor of occupational and environmental health and associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, was honored at the Corridor Business Journal's 2012 Women of Influence banquet.
Larry Robertson, professor of occupational and environmental health in the College of Public Health, was named a fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences.
Phillip H. Round, professor of English and American Indian Native Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was awarded the James Russell Lowell prize by the Modern Language Association of America for his book, Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880.
Emily Wentzell, assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received Honorable Mention from the Society for Medical Anthropology for her dissertation, “Composite masculinities: Aging, illness, erectile dysfunction, and Mexican manhood.”
Robert E. Yager, professor emeritus in the College of Education, received the Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Award, presented by Pearson Publishing Company in cooperation with the National Science Education Leadership Association.
Lectures and Presentations
A. Clinton MacKinney, clinical assistant professor of health management and policy in the College of Public Health, presented “The Medical Home: A Primer and a Survey” and “Frontier Extended Stay Clinic Assessment Interim Report (informal)” to the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC) Steering Committee Jan. 11 in Anchorage, Alaska.
A. Clinton MacKinney, clinical assistant professor of health management and policy in the College of Public Health, presented “Advanced Payment ACO Program Tailor-Made for Rural?” to the Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Feb. 5-8 in Phoenix.
Keith J. Mueller, professor of health management and policy in the College of Public Health, presented “Toward a High Performance, Sustainable Rural Health System” to the Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Feb. 5-8 in Phoenix.
Beadle JN, psychiatry: an article, “Age-related neural differences in affiliation and isolation,” Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 2012.
Brooks JD; John EM; Mellemkjaer L; Reiner AS; Malone KE; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Figueiredo JC; Haile RW; Shore RE; The WECARE Study Collaborative Group; Bernstein JL; Bernstein L: an article, “Body mass index and risk of second primary breast cancer: The WECARE Study,” Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 131(2), 2012.
Brooks JD; Teraoka SN; Reiner AS; Satagopan JM; Bernstein L; Thomas DC; Capanu M; Stovall M; Smith SA; Wei S; Shore RE; Boice JD Jr; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Mellemkjaer L; Malone KE; Liang X; The Wecare Study Collaborative Group; Haile RW; Concannon P; Bernstein JL: an article, “Variants in activators and downstream targets of ATM, radiation exposure, and contralateral breast cancer risk in the WECARE Study, Human Mutation 33(1), 2012.
Cerhan JR; Natkunam Y; Morton LM; Maurer MJ; Asmann Y; Habermann TM; Vasef MA; Cozen W; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Allmer C; Slager SL; Lossos IS; Chanock SJ; Rothman N; Hartge P; Dogan A; Wang SS: an article, “LIM domain only 2 protein expression, LMO2 germlline genetic variation, and overall survival in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the pre-rituximab era,” Leukemia and Lymphoma, Jan. 3, 2012.
Cruz-Orcutt N; Warren JJ, Broffitt B, preventive and community dentistry; Levy SM, epidemiology; Weber-Gasparoni K, pediatric dentistry: an article, “Examiner reliability of fluorosis scoring: A comparison of photographic and clinical examination findings,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Feb. 7, 2012.
Gara MA; Vega WA; Arndt S, biostatistics; Escamilla M; Fleck DE; Lawson WB; Lesser I; Neighbors HW; Wilson DR; Strakowski SM: an article, “Influence of patient race and ethnicity on clinical assessment in patients with affective disorders,” Archives of General Psychiatry, Feb. 6, 2012.
Harshman LA; Barron S; Button AM; Smith BJ; Link BK; Lynch CF, epidemiology; Denburg NL: an article, “Population-based exploration of academic achievement outcomes in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors,” Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Jan. 23, 2012.
Joo JY; Huber DL, health management and policy: an article, “An integrative review of case management for diabetes,” Professional Case Management 17(2), March 2012.
Kaboli PJ; Shivapour DM; Henderson MS; Ishani A; Charlton ME, health management and policy: an article, “The impact of primary care co-management on quality of care,” Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 3(1), January 2012.
Lal G; Groff M; Howe JR; Weigle RJ; Sugg SL; Lynch CF, epidemiology:an article, “Risk of subsequent primary thyroid cancer following another malignancy: Latency trends in a population-based study,” Annals of Surgical Oncology, Jan. 7, 2012.
Leira EC; Ludwig BR; Gurol ME; Torner J, epidemiology; Adams HP Jr.: an article, “The types of neurological deficits might not justify withholding treatment in patients with low total national institutes of health stroke scale scores,” Stroke, Feb. 2, 2012.
O'Shaughnessy PT, occupational and environmental health;Kang M; Ellickson D: an article, “A novel device for measuring respirable dustiness using low-mass powder samples,” Journal of Occupuational and Environmental Hygiene 9(3), March 2012.
Robertson LW,Ludewig G,occupational and environmental health: an article, “Regulation of paraoxonase 1 (PON1) in PCB 126-exposed male Sprague Dawley rats,” Toxicology Letters 209, 2012.
Shah BC; Smith LM; Ullrich F, health management and policy; Are C: an article, “Discharge disposition after pancreatic resection for malignancy: Analysis of national trends,” HPB 14(3), March 2012.
Smith EM, epidemiology; Rubenstein LM; Haugen TH; Pawlita M; Turek LP: an article, “Complex etiology underlies risk and survival in head and neck cancer human papillomavirus, tobacco, and alcohol: A case for multifactor disease,” Journal of Oncology, 2012.
Starks SE; Gerr F; Kamel F; Lynch CF, epidemiology;Jones MP, biostatistics; Alavanja MC; Sandler DP; Hoppin JA: an article, “Neurobehavioral function and organophosphate insecticide use among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study,” Neurotoxicology and Teratology 34(1), January 2012.
Starks SE; Hoppin JA; Kamel F; Lynch CF, epidemiology;Jones MP, biostatistics; Alavanja MC; Sandler DP; Gerr F, occupational and environmental health:an article, “Peripheral nervous system function and organophosphate pesticide use among licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study,” Environmental Health Perspectives, Jan. 19, 2012.
Van der Plas E; Caspell CJ; Aerts AM; Tsalikian E; Richman LC; Dawson JD, biostatistics; Nopoulos P: an article, “Height, Body Mass Index, and pituitary volume in individuals with and without isolated cleft lip and/or palate,” Pediatric Research, Feb. 9, 2012.