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Dr. Denise Agosto,
assistant professor of IST, published “Girls and Gaming: A Summary of the Research with Implications for Practice” in TeacherLibrarian, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 8-14. She also published a review of Understanding Reference Transactions: Transforming an Art into a Science in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 55, pp. 365-66.
Dr. Shivanthi Anandan,
assistant professor of bioscience and biotechnology, and Jennifer Uram, her former undergraduate student, published “Genetic Selection Scheme for Isolation of Signal Transduction Pathway Mutants” in the Journal of Applied and Environmental Microbiology (February 2004).
Dr. Patrick Auth,
assistant professor and director of the physician assistant program, was appointed a commissioner of the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant by the American Academy of Physician Assistants through December 2006.
Dr. Kevin Brown,
assistant professor of accounting, Dr. Chris Agoglia, assistant professor of accounting, and Dr. Maria Sanchez, a 2000 LeBow College doctoral graduate, presented “Consideration of Control Environment and Fraud Risk” at the American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting in Philadelphia.
Dr. Chaomei Chen,
associate professor of IST, presented “Time Will Tell: Visualizing Transient Information Structures” at the 2004 Annual Conference of the National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services. Chen published “Search for Intellectual Turning Points: Progressive Knowledge Domian Visualization” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of American and “Tracing Knowledge Diffusion” in Scientometrics, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 199-211.
Dr. Mun Choi,
mechanical engineering and mechanics department head and associate dean of the College of Engineering, presented the seminar “New Trends in Graduate Education” as a panelist at the American Society of Engineering Educators Associate Deans Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Daniel Conway,
assistant professor of pediatrics, Dominick M. Carella, nursing master’s student, and Christine Small, nursing undergraduate student, presented “Phenobarbital Sodium as a Primary Sedative in a Neonate Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation with Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension” at the 20th Annual CNMC Symposium on ECMO and Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure in Keystone, Colo.
Dr. Jaydev P. Desai,
assistant professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics and adjunct assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, presented “Reality-Based Modeling of Tool-tissue Interaction for Robot-Assisted Surgery” at Penn’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Laboratory.
senior lecturer in the English Language Center, presented “Using Plays and Movies to Teach Tolerance and Tense” at the TESOL Convention.
Dr. David N. Fisman,
assistant professor of public health, presented a poster on the projected population health benefits of herpes vaccines, and the lecture “Modeling Herpes Prevention: Biologic and Economic Considerations” at the International Herpes Management Forum. He also presented on “SARS in Toronto” at the Florida Hospital Association’s SARS Preparedness Workshop.
Dr. Sharon Foley,
assistant professor of management, and a colleague had the paper “Perceptions of Discrimination and Justice: Are there Gender Differences in Outcomes?” accepted for publication in Group and Organization Management.
Drs. Howard Forman,
, assistant professor of marketing, and Susan K. Lippert, assistant professor of MIS, co-authored “The Influence of Buying Center Roles and Innovation Characteristics on Technology Adoption and Internalization in the U.S. Automotive Industry,” which won Best Paper in the Relationship Marketing Special Interest Group at the 2004 American Marketing Association Winter Educators’ Conference.
Dr. Arthur L. Frank,
professor of public health and chair of the department of environmental and occupational health, was invited to teach an occupational medicine course at the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine in San Antonio. He serves on the residency advisory committee for the Air Force’s occupational medicine program.
Dr. Marla Gold,
professor and dean of the School of Public Health, was the keynote speaker at the STDs in Philadelphia: Linking Clinicians and Researchers Conference; a presenter at the First Regional Conference on Case Finding and Secondary Prevention: A Proactive Response to Prevention in Primary Care; and was selected to serve on the leadership team of the “STEPS to a Healthier Philadelphia: A Collaborative Grant Project.”
Dr. Mark Greenberg,
dean of the Pennoni Honors College and interim director of the School of Education, was re-appointed to the editorial advisory board of the University of Michigan Press series “Studies in Literature and Science.” He was invited to review submissions for the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics and the journal Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture.
Dr. Charles N. Haas,
L.D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and interim department head of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, was invited to join the National Research Council’s Water Science and Technology Board for a three-year term.
Dr. Shawkat Hammoudeh,
, associate professor of economics, and Huimin Li, economics doctoral student, had “Risk and Returns in Oil-Sensitive Stock Markets” accepted for publication in Group and Organization Management.
Dr. Thomas Hewett,
professor of psychology and computer science, is a member of the International Program Committee for the Sixth International Roundtable Conference on Computational and Cognitive Models of Creative Design, to be held on Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, in December.
Dr. Greg Hislop,
associate professor and associate dean of IST, was a member of the working group in software engineering education and training in Norfolk, Va.
Dr. Miriam N. Kotzin,
associate professor of humanities and communication, published the poems “Only a Lady Poet” and “Mirror Images” in For.Poetry.com and “Buck Season” and “My Landscape” in The Vocabula Review. She also published poems in Three Candles, Blast and Small Spiral Notebook. Her poems “Palette” and “I’m Sorry, Sister” will appear in “Words and Images,” a show of collaborative works between visual artists and poets at Philadelphia’s Sketch Club. Kotzin’s short story “Country Music” will appear in the launch edition of Xaxx.
Dr. Jeremy Johnson,
professor and interim department head of computer science, and colleagues were guest editors of a special issue of the Journal of Symbolic Computation on computer algebra and signal processing.
Dr. Peter A. Lewin,
Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor of Biomedical and Electrical and Computer Engineering, served on the scientific program committee and presented “The Future Technologies for Calibration and Sensing of Acoustic Fields” at the British National Physical Laboratory’s International Conference on Advanced Metrology for Ultrasound in Medicine. Lewin was also elected to a three-year term on the board of governors of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
Dr. Michael R. Lowe,
professor of psychology, presented “The Role of Dieting in the Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Bulimia Nervosa: Taking a Second Look,” a paper co-written with clinical psychology doctoral student Meghan Butryn, at the Columbia University Appetitive Seminar.
Drs. Christine Maguth Nezu,
professor of psychology and associate professor of medicine, and Arthur M. Nezu, professor of medicine and public health, presented the workshop “Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Intellectually Disabled Sex Offenders” and the address “A Cognitive-Behavior Case Formulation for the Treatment of Anger” at the International Congress of the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed.
Dr. Joseph R. Mason,
assistant professor of finance, and a colleague published the article “Fundamentals, Panics and Bank Distress” in the American Economic Review (December 2003). Mason presented “A Real Options Approach to Bankruptcy Costs: Evidence from Failed Commercial Banks During the 1990s” at Villanova University and “Too-big-to-fail, Government Bailouts and Managerial Incentives: The Case of Reconstruction Finance Corporation Assistance to the Railroad Industry during the Great Depression” at the American Finance Association Meetings.
Dr. Bruce D. McCullough,
associate professor of decision sciences, was appointed associate editor of Computational Statistics and Data Analysis and Journal of Economic and Social Measurement.
Dr. Karen Miu,
assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received honorable mention in the 2003 Eta Kappa Nu National Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award Program.
Dr. Jana Mossey,
professor of public health, presented “The Impact of Co-Morbid Activity Limiting Pain and Sub-Threshold or Major Depression on Socio-Economically and Racially Diverse Elderly Residents of Urban Neighborhoods” at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Meetings in Orlando. She also presented posters featuring the work of current students and alumni from the School of Public Health.
Dr. Peter Nyheim,
instructor of technology in the department of hospitality studies and Francis McFadden, assistant professor and interim department head of hospitality studies, and a colleague, published the textbook Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry (Prentice Hall).
Dr. Kevin Owens,
, associate professor of chemistry, presented “Application of Correlation Analysis to Mass Spectral Data: Tips and Techniques” to the North Jersey Mass Spectometry Discussion Group, and “Quantitative Analysis by MALDI TOFMS: Is it REALLY Possible?” to the Howard University department of chemistry. Owens and colleagues published “Investigations of Electrospray Sample Deposition for Polymer MALDI” in Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry. Owens and Andrew J. Hoteling, chemistry graduate student, published “Improved PSD and CID on a MALDI/TOFMS” in Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry.
Dr. Linda L. Pederson,
professor of public health and chair of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics, presented “Smoking in a Cohort of Young Adults: A Ten- Year Follow-Up” and chaired workshops on “Tobacco Curriculum for Clinicians” and “Issues in Health Disparities Research on Nicotine and Tobacco” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.
Dr. Steven Platek,
assistant professor of psychology, and colleagues will edit two books: Female Infidelity and Paternal Uncertainty (Cambridge University Press) and Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience (MIT Press).
Rosalyn C. Richman,
co-director of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program, lead a faculty development workshop on “Networking: Expanding Horizons and Opportunities” and presented the poster “Building a House Without Ceilings: A Framework for Achieving Gender Equity at Academic Health Centers” at the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Exhibition in Seattle.
L.J. “Rocky” Rockstraw,
assistant professor of nursing, and Mary Gallagher Gordon, assistant professor of nursing, were accepted to the National Library of Medicine 2004 Fellowship in Medical Informatics at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.
Dr. Al Rundio,
associate professor of nursing, conducted the workshop “Club Drugs: What Are They? How Do They Work?” at the annual National Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Conference. He conducted the seminar “Delegation Dilemmas” at a nursing job fair at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. Rundio also conducted the first nursing administration certification review course for the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center in Cincinnati.
Dr. Dario Salvucci,
assistant professor of computer science, and colleagues presented “Rapid Evaluation of In-Vehicle Devices” at the Human-Computer Interaction Consortium 2004. He presented “Cognitive Modeling and Driver Distraction” at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Derek Soles,
director of the freshman writing program, published The Essentials of Academic Writing (Houghton Mifflin).
Dr. Il-Yeol Song,
professor of IST, was appointed associate editor of the International Journal of E-Business Research. He will also serve on the program committee of the Ninth CAiSE/IFIP8.1/EUNO International Workshop on Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design.
Dr. Gerald Soslau,
professor of biochemistry and associate dean for pre-medical education, was elected president of the Pennsylvania State Conference of the American Association of University Professors. He also published “The GPI-b-Thrombin Pathway: Evidence for a Novel Role of Fibrin in Platelet Aggregation” in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (March 2004).
Dr. Jonathan Spanier,
assistant professor of materials science and engineering, presented “Single-Crystalline Ferroelectric Nanostructures and Finite Size Scaling” at a pre-APS meeting workshop on nanoscience and nanostructured materials.
Dr. Wei Sun,
associate professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, presented “Multi-Nozzle Biopolymer Deposition for Freeform Fabrication of Tissue Constructs” at the Biopolymer Division of the National Institute of Standard and Technology. He also presented “Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering Approach for Design Fabrication of Tissue Scaffolds” at the State University of New York-Buffalo.
Dr. George Tsetsekos,
dean of the LeBow College of Business, was a panelist for “Examining the Business and Economics of Biotechnology” at the Capturing the Full Potential of Biotechnology in Health Care Delivery Conference held during the Strategic Innovation in Health Care Delivery Collocation.
Dr. Ted Theodosopoulos,
assistant professor of decision sciences, and colleagues presented the poster “Quantitation of HIV-1 Integration events in PBMC from HIV-1-Infected Individuals Using Repetitive Sampling Techniques” at the 11th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic infections in San Francisco.
Dr. Lisa Ulmer,
professor of public health and chair of the department of community health and prevention, received a research award from the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana for her study “Impact of a Tobacco Cessation Program for Clients Using Tobacco Products in State Substance Abuse Facilities.”
Dr. Michael Vogeley,
, assistant professor of physics, presented a review on “Mapping the Universe with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey” at the 195th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union in Turin, Italy.
Dr. Rosina Weber,
assistant professor of IST, is a member of the program committee for the Workshop on Knowledge Management for Distributed Agile Processes: Models, Techniques and Infrastructure, to be held June 14-16 in Modena, Italy as part of the IEEE International Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises.
Drs. Howard White,
professor emeritus and visiting research professor of IST, Xia Lin, associate professor of IST, Chaomei Chen, associate professor of IST, and a colleague, published “User-Controlled Mapping of Significant Literatures” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online.
Dr. Suzanne Willard,
assistant professor of nursing, received a certificate of appreciation from the Department of Health and Human Services for her contributions to the DHHS Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection.
Dr. Linda Wilson,
assistant professor of undergraduate nursing, presented “PACU Issues and Challenges” at the Cooper Health System/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Clinical Issues in Anesthesiology conference. She also presented a certified post anesthesia nurse review course for the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses.
, assistant professor of graduate nursing, presented “Teaching Fiscal Accountability: An Innovative Course Delivery Model” at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master’s Education Conference. She also presented “Aromatherapy: Scents & Sensibility” at the Celebrating Healthcare Conference.
Dr. Bijou Yang Lester,
, associate professor of economics and international business, and a colleague published “Who are Online Shoppers?” in Global Business and Economics Review, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 350-58.